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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 42 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing REST 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.78% 4.31% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 18.37% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £250 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £370 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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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
125 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.09% 23.44% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 27 25
Average daily rate £400 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) JBoss
4 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) JUnit
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) EJB
7 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (20.00%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (40.00%) JBoss
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Boomi
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) EJB
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
6 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
7 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Apex Code
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) Dell