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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 24 35 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing REST 17 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 6.12% 0.84% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.66% 3.45% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 9
Median daily rate £405 £345 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% -15.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

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 116 58 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 41.73% 24.47% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 66
Median daily rate £405 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £49.50 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.66% -6.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 23 (76.67%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) Web Services
3 12 (40.00%) Google
3 12 (40.00%) Google App Engine
3 12 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (36.67%) Google Compute Engine
5 10 (33.33%) XML
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 8 (26.67%) Java EE
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) TDD
8 7 (23.33%) Node.js
9 6 (20.00%) BDD
9 6 (20.00%) JSON
9 6 (20.00%) Spring
9 6 (20.00%) React
10 5 (16.67%) Meteor
10 5 (16.67%) JSF
10 5 (16.67%) MVC
10 5 (16.67%) Publishing
10 5 (16.67%) C++
10 5 (16.67%) SOAP
10 5 (16.67%) JMS
10 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
10 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 5 (16.67%) GitHub

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 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (3.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Google App Engine
1 12 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (36.67%) Google Compute Engine
3 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (16.67%) GitHub
5 4 (13.33%) Heroku
6 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (3.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Ant
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Maven
2 4 (13.33%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) JUnit
3 3 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (6.67%) Mockito
5 1 (3.33%) Bower
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Grunt
5 1 (3.33%) webpack
General
1 5 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 6 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) Web Services
2 10 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 8 (26.67%) Java EE
4 7 (23.33%) Node.js
5 6 (20.00%) JSON
5 6 (20.00%) React
5 6 (20.00%) Spring
6 5 (16.67%) Ember.js
6 5 (16.67%) JMS
6 5 (16.67%) JSF
6 5 (16.67%) Meteor
6 5 (16.67%) SOAP
6 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Express
7 4 (13.33%) Grails
7 4 (13.33%) J2EE
7 4 (13.33%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) Play Framework
7 4 (13.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 6 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Data Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Informatics
6 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) XPath
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.33%) ES6
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) SOQL
7 1 (3.33%) SOSL
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
1 4 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Google
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Talend
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) hybris