The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 31 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.42% - 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +30.15%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 38 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.92% 14.84% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 67
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
REST
Oxfordshire

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter