The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 33 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 17 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.22% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.14% 0.65% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +12.34%
REST
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
140 153 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.52% 31.29% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 70
Average daily rate £300 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Oxfordshire region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

REST
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 9 £250 - 2
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (73.68%) C#
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) WCF
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
5 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
5 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) Subversion
7 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) SOAP
7 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (21.05%) Kendo UI
8 4 (21.05%) OOXML
8 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (21.05%) XSLT
8 4 (21.05%) Telerik

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) RFID
2 1 (5.26%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Scala Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) WCF
3 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (21.05%) OOXML
7 4 (21.05%) Kendo UI
7 4 (21.05%) XSLT
8 3 (15.79%) WPF
8 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
9 2 (10.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Kinect
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Debian
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) Memory Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Capistrano
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Telerik
2 2 (10.53%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Zend
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle