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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 37 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing REST 10 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.72% 4.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 17.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£404 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £34.28 £45.50
% change year-on-year
+45.87% -24.67%
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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
133 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.14% 23.74% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 30 34
Average daily rate £400 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Spring
3 7 (43.75%) JSON
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 6 (37.50%) JBoss
4 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) JUnit
6 4 (25.00%) Workflow
6 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) EJB
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon SQS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 6 (37.50%) JBoss
1 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Core Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
1 7 (43.75%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) EJB
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
6 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) CCTV
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Workflow
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Process Management
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Android Development
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CA LISA
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Dell