The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 43 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing REST 19 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.14% 2.08% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.30% 5.34% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Median daily rate £450 £333 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% -18.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £280 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £416 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
229 206 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.85% 38.94% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 168 106
Median daily rate £450 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £49.50 £15.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+219.35% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £16.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 11 £410 +31.20% 5
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
Witney - 1 £400 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 41 (78.85%) Java
2 28 (53.85%) Web Services
3 26 (50.00%) XML
4 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (44.23%) Spring
6 22 (42.31%) Linux
7 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 20 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (34.62%) TDD
9 17 (32.69%) JSON
9 17 (32.69%) SQL
9 17 (32.69%) BDD
10 16 (30.77%) JUnit
11 14 (26.92%) Oracle
11 14 (26.92%) Java EE
11 14 (26.92%) Node.js
11 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
12 13 (25.00%) Web Development
12 13 (25.00%) Maven
12 13 (25.00%) HTML
12 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 12 (23.08%) MVC
13 12 (23.08%) jQuery
13 12 (23.08%) React
14 11 (21.15%) Spring MVC
14 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
14 11 (21.15%) RESTful
14 11 (21.15%) JSF
14 11 (21.15%) JMS
14 11 (21.15%) JBoss

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (21.15%) JBoss
3 10 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (17.31%) WebLogic
4 9 (17.31%) WebSphere
5 8 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (13.46%) nginx
7 3 (5.77%) WordPress
8 1 (1.92%) Apache
8 1 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.92%) Drupal
8 1 (1.92%) IIS
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.92%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 20 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.31%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 8 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (15.38%) GitHub
3 8 (15.38%) Google App Engine
3 8 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (13.46%) Google Compute Engine
5 4 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (7.69%) Heroku
6 1 (1.92%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Redis
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) JUnit
2 13 (25.00%) Maven
3 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
4 10 (19.23%) Ant
5 9 (17.31%) Cucumber
5 9 (17.31%) Mockito
6 7 (13.46%) JIRA
7 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
7 5 (9.62%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (7.69%) Vagrant
9 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.85%) Grunt
10 2 (3.85%) JProfiler
10 2 (3.85%) VisualVM
10 2 (3.85%) YourKit
11 1 (1.92%) Bower
11 1 (1.92%) gulp
11 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 8 (15.38%) Publishing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Developer
2 34 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.08%) AWS Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Agile Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Angular Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Node.js Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) AWS Software Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Java Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) Web Services
2 26 (50.00%) XML
3 23 (44.23%) Spring
4 17 (32.69%) JSON
5 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
5 14 (26.92%) Java EE
5 14 (26.92%) Node.js
6 13 (25.00%) HTML
7 12 (23.08%) jQuery
7 12 (23.08%) React
8 11 (21.15%) JMS
8 11 (21.15%) JSF
8 11 (21.15%) RESTful
8 11 (21.15%) Spring MVC
9 10 (19.23%) Grails
9 10 (19.23%) Play Framework
9 10 (19.23%) SOAP
10 9 (17.31%) HTML5
10 9 (17.31%) J2EE
11 8 (15.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) TDD
3 17 (32.69%) BDD
4 13 (25.00%) Web Development
5 12 (23.08%) MVC
6 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 9 (17.31%) SOA
8 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 8 (15.38%) Content Enrichment
9 7 (13.46%) Process Improvement
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.54%) Product Management
10 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.62%) ETL
12 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.69%) DevOps
12 4 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (7.69%) Open Source
13 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 41 (78.85%) Java
2 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) XPath
5 4 (7.69%) C++
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.92%) ES6
8 1 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.92%) SOQL
8 1 (1.92%) SOSL
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
1 4 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Ansible
1 8 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Google
3 5 (9.62%) Talend
4 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
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