The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing REST 16 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.00% 4.62% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.81% 10.61% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 5
Median daily rate £410 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £438 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £436 £400
% change year-on-year -2.57% +9.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 148 132 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 46.25% 43.56% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 398 541
Median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £532 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Oxford

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Oxford

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 27 (81.82%) Java
2 25 (75.76%) Web Services
3 21 (63.64%) Google
3 21 (63.64%) Google App Engine
3 21 (63.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (57.58%) Google Compute Engine
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) C#
6 5 (15.15%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) Maven
7 4 (12.12%) SOAP
7 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
8 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) BDD
8 3 (9.09%) GitHub
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.09%) Finance
8 3 (9.09%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Degree
9 2 (6.06%) JSON
9 2 (6.06%) JIRA
9 2 (6.06%) WCF
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Spring
9 2 (6.06%) SAP
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.06%) CSS
9 2 (6.06%) XML

REST
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (3.03%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Google App Engine
1 21 (63.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (57.58%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (9.09%) GitHub
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.03%) Force.com
5 1 (3.03%) Google Container Engine
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Redis
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) JProfiler
2 2 (6.06%) VisualVM
2 2 (6.06%) YourKit
3 1 (3.03%) Bower
3 1 (3.03%) Grunt
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 25 (75.76%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C++ Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) SAP Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) JAX-RS
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) Kafka
3 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
3 2 (6.06%) WCF
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) Angular 2
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.09%) BDD
2 3 (9.09%) CRM
2 3 (9.09%) TDD
2 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Microservices
3 2 (6.06%) MVC
3 2 (6.06%) SOA
3 2 (6.06%) Workflow
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
4 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.03%) ES6
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) SOQL
5 1 (3.03%) SOSL
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) hybris
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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