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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 31 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing REST 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.85% 2.08% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 7.00% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £475 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -10.49%
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
96 100 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.16% 29.67% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 84 27
Median daily rate £475 £420 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +37.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 9 (69.23%) Web Services
1 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 8 (61.54%) JSON
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) JBoss
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
3 7 (53.85%) JUnit
3 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
3 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (46.15%) Content Enrichment
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) Publishing
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 4 (30.77%) EJB
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript

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 8 (61.54%) JBoss
2 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
2 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) JUnit
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (7.69%) QUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) XML Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) SOA Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) JSON
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) EJB
5 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Laravel
8 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
8 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
8 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
8 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
8 1 (7.69%) React
8 1 (7.69%) RequireJS
8 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Content Enrichment
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Talend
1 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
1 1 (7.69%) Zend