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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 34 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing REST 18 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.37% 1.45% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.68% 3.68% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 6
Median daily rate £500 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
142 136 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 42.39% 39.31% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 115 26
Median daily rate £390 £403 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% +41.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (95.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) Tomcat
3 15 (75.00%) XML
3 15 (75.00%) TDD
4 14 (70.00%) Spring
4 14 (70.00%) JSON
4 14 (70.00%) Web Services
4 14 (70.00%) JBoss
5 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (60.00%) JUnit
6 12 (60.00%) WebLogic
6 12 (60.00%) WebSphere
7 10 (50.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) BDD
8 8 (40.00%) Content Enrichment
9 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (30.00%) HTML5
9 6 (30.00%) Amazon S3
9 6 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (30.00%) HTML
9 6 (30.00%) EJB
9 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (30.00%) Publishing
9 6 (30.00%) Web Development
9 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (25.00%) JIRA
11 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 3 (15.00%) Migration

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 18 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (70.00%) JBoss
3 12 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (5.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Amazon S3
2 6 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SSH
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) JUnit
2 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) Maven
6 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) AWS Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (20.00%) XML Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) SOA Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) XML
2 14 (70.00%) JSON
2 14 (70.00%) Spring
2 14 (70.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) EJB
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) JAX-RS
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.00%) React
5 1 (5.00%) SAML
5 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
5 1 (5.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Animation
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) TDD
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) BDD
3 8 (40.00%) Content Enrichment
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Google
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Talend
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