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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 32 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.74% 1.47% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.98% 3.81% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £410 £280 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -32.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £280 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £386 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +26.36%

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
129 105 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.33% 38.60% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 88 65
Median daily rate £485 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.25% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017, 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 22 (78.57%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Web Services
3 13 (46.43%) XML
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (35.71%) Spring
6 9 (32.14%) TDD
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) BDD
6 9 (32.14%) JSON
7 8 (28.57%) Java EE
7 8 (28.57%) Node.js
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.00%) Oracle
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
8 7 (25.00%) RESTful
9 6 (21.43%) Publishing
9 6 (21.43%) React
10 5 (17.86%) Meteor
10 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (17.86%) Google Compute Engine
10 5 (17.86%) MVC
10 5 (17.86%) SOAP
10 5 (17.86%) JSF
10 5 (17.86%) JMS
10 5 (17.86%) JUnit
10 5 (17.86%) Google
10 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Git (software)

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 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (14.29%) JBoss
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) nginx
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) GitHub
2 5 (17.86%) Google App Engine
2 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (17.86%) Google Compute Engine
3 4 (14.29%) Heroku
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (3.57%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Ant
2 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (10.71%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (7.14%) Mockito
5 1 (3.57%) Bower
5 1 (3.57%) Grunt
5 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 6 (21.43%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) AWS Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Angular Developer
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (10.71%) ETL Developer
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Web Services
2 13 (46.43%) XML
3 10 (35.71%) Spring
4 9 (32.14%) JSON
5 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 8 (28.57%) Java EE
5 8 (28.57%) Node.js
6 7 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (21.43%) React
8 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
8 5 (17.86%) JMS
8 5 (17.86%) JSF
8 5 (17.86%) Meteor
8 5 (17.86%) SOAP
8 5 (17.86%) Spring MVC
9 4 (14.29%) Express
9 4 (14.29%) Grails
9 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) J2EE
9 4 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) BDD
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) Content Enrichment
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Open Source
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Data Management
5 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Informatics
5 3 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) XPath
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.57%) ES6
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) SOQL
6 1 (3.57%) SOSL
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
1 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) Talend
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.57%) SAP