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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 33 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing REST 14 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.70% 2.56% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.85% 6.82% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Median daily rate £500 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £488 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-42.57% +29.41%
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
129 132 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 43.29% 37.50% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 108 25
Median daily rate £450 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -58.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 14 (87.50%) Java
1 14 (87.50%) XML
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Spring
2 13 (81.25%) JSON
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 13 (81.25%) JBoss
2 13 (81.25%) Tomcat
3 12 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (75.00%) JUnit
3 12 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
5 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) Content Enrichment
7 6 (37.50%) Publishing
7 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (37.50%) EJB
7 6 (37.50%) HTML
7 6 (37.50%) Amazon S3
7 6 (37.50%) Web Development
7 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (37.50%) HTML5
7 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
7 6 (37.50%) BDD
7 6 (37.50%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (12.50%) Android
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
9 1 (6.25%) Oracle

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 13 (81.25%) JBoss
1 13 (81.25%) Tomcat
2 12 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 12 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon S3
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) AWS Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Java Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (25.00%) XML Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) SOA Developer
7 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) XML
2 13 (81.25%) JSON
2 13 (81.25%) Spring
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) EJB
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.25%) Apache CXF
5 1 (6.25%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (6.25%) Core Animation
5 1 (6.25%) Google Maps API
5 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
5 1 (6.25%) JPA
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Content Enrichment
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.25%) Android Development
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Talend
1 1 (6.25%) Xamarin