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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 41 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing REST 16 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.62% 2.74% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.81% 6.45% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 7
Median daily rate £525 £404 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.03% +61.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +57.14%
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
148 155 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 42.77% 42.47% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 30
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) Tomcat
3 17 (70.83%) TDD
4 15 (62.50%) JBoss
4 15 (62.50%) Web Services
4 15 (62.50%) XML
4 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (62.50%) Spring
5 14 (58.33%) JSON
5 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (54.17%) WebSphere
6 13 (54.17%) JUnit
6 13 (54.17%) WebLogic
7 11 (45.83%) Linux
8 10 (41.67%) BDD
9 9 (37.50%) Content Enrichment
10 7 (29.17%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (29.17%) Amazon S3
10 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
10 7 (29.17%) HTML
10 7 (29.17%) EJB
10 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (29.17%) Web Development
10 7 (29.17%) JIRA
10 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
10 7 (29.17%) HTML5
11 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (25.00%) Publishing
12 5 (20.83%) SSL

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 21 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 15 (62.50%) JBoss
3 13 (54.17%) WebLogic
3 13 (54.17%) WebSphere
4 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.17%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (29.17%) Amazon S3
2 7 (29.17%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SSH
1 5 (20.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) JUnit
2 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
2 7 (29.17%) JIRA
3 6 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.67%) Maven
5 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Publishing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
1 16 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) AWS Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (16.67%) XML Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) SOA Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Spring
1 15 (62.50%) Web Services
1 15 (62.50%) XML
2 14 (58.33%) JSON
3 7 (29.17%) EJB
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) HTML5
4 4 (16.67%) JAX-RS
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.17%) JPA
6 1 (4.17%) OAuth
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (4.17%) React
6 1 (4.17%) SAML
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Spring Security
6 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) TDD
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
4 9 (37.50%) Content Enrichment
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
8 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) ETL
8 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Microservices
8 1 (4.17%) OWASP
8 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) Talend