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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 38 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.40% - 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£418 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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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
97 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.25% 28.90% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 34 48
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) EJB
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) JBoss
3 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Publishing
6 1 (16.67%) Telerik
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) JBoss
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) EJB
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) OOXML
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Telerik