The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 22 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.69% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.16% 1.33% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +10.84%
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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
74 75 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.33% 36.59% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 33
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Kendo UI
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (40.00%) OOXML
4 4 (40.00%) Telerik
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (20.00%) SOA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) NFC
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (40.00%) Kendo UI
4 4 (40.00%) OOXML
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (10.00%) Kinect
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Telerik
2 2 (20.00%) Facebook
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (10.00%) Zend