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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 49 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing REST 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.83% 0.45% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 1.71% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£418 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.57% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -20.73%
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
164 117 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.00% 26.35% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 70 48
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 February 2015.

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 February 2015. 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 - 8 £425 -
Abingdon - 1 £450 -
Kidlington - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) JSON
3 8 (42.11%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) JUnit
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) JBoss
4 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
4 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
4 7 (36.84%) WPF
4 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
4 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Puppet
4 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (31.58%) Web Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
1 7 (36.84%) JBoss
1 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (10.53%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JUnit
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) Xdebug
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) XML
2 8 (42.11%) JSON
3 7 (36.84%) WCF
3 7 (36.84%) WPF
3 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) EJB
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) Symfony
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Visualforce
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Open Source
1 5 (26.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) TDD
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) PHP5
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
1 7 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com