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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 38 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing REST 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.43% 1.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 5.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £280 £418 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
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
109 94 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.07% 25.97% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 63 33
Average daily rate £413 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £528 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 11 (57.89%) Spring
3 10 (52.63%) HTML5
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) MVC
5 8 (42.11%) JSON
5 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
6 7 (36.84%) BDD
6 7 (36.84%) Content Enrichment
6 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
6 7 (36.84%) Mockito
6 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) JUnit
6 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
6 7 (36.84%) SOAP
6 7 (36.84%) JBoss
6 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
7 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
7 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
7 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
7 6 (31.58%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (36.84%) JBoss
1 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
1 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JUnit
1 7 (36.84%) Mockito
2 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.26%) Protractor
3 1 (5.26%) QUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) AWS Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 11 (57.89%) Spring
3 10 (52.63%) HTML5
4 8 (42.11%) JSON
5 7 (36.84%) SOAP
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
6 6 (31.58%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) J2EE
7 4 (21.05%) Java EE
8 3 (15.79%) CSS3
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) Struts
9 2 (10.53%) Ajax
9 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.53%) Laravel
9 2 (10.53%) React
10 1 (5.26%) LAMP
10 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) TDD
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Content Enrichment
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) OO
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
9 1 (5.26%) OOP
9 1 (5.26%) Process Management
9 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Web Development
9 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) CA
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.26%) Zend