The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 48 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing REST 15 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.04% 3.13% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.93% 7.64% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Median daily rate £525 £381 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% +52.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
REST
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 144 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.70% 41.03% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 124 52
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Oxford region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for REST.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (82.76%) Tomcat
3 19 (65.52%) TDD
3 19 (65.52%) Spring
4 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (62.07%) JBoss
4 18 (62.07%) Web Services
4 18 (62.07%) XML
5 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (58.62%) JSON
6 16 (55.17%) WebSphere
6 16 (55.17%) WebLogic
7 15 (51.72%) JUnit
8 14 (48.28%) Linux
9 13 (44.83%) BDD
10 12 (41.38%) Content Enrichment
11 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
12 9 (31.03%) HTML5
12 9 (31.03%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (31.03%) EJB
12 9 (31.03%) HTML
12 9 (31.03%) Web Development
12 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
12 9 (31.03%) Amazon S3
13 7 (24.14%) JIRA
13 7 (24.14%) SSL
13 7 (24.14%) Publishing
14 6 (20.69%) SSH
14 6 (20.69%) Git (software)

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (82.76%) Tomcat
2 18 (62.07%) JBoss
3 16 (55.17%) WebLogic
3 16 (55.17%) WebSphere
4 9 (31.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.45%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon S3
2 9 (31.03%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SSL
2 6 (20.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) JUnit
2 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
3 7 (24.14%) JIRA
4 6 (20.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.79%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Publishing
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
1 19 (65.52%) Java Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Java Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) AWS Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (13.79%) XML Developer
7 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) AWS Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Spring
2 18 (62.07%) Web Services
2 18 (62.07%) XML
3 17 (58.62%) JSON
4 9 (31.03%) EJB
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) HTML5
5 4 (13.79%) JAX-RS
5 4 (13.79%) RESTful
6 3 (10.34%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.90%) J2EE
7 2 (6.90%) OAuth
8 1 (3.45%) Apache CXF
8 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.45%) JPA
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (3.45%) SAML
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (3.45%) Spring Security
8 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) TDD
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) BDD
4 12 (41.38%) Content Enrichment
5 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
5 9 (31.03%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) OWASP
8 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) Talend
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