Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 49 51
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 31 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.22% 4.87% 3.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.57% 12.03% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 13
Oxford median daily rate £488 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +17.65% +70.00%
10th Percentile £325 £437 £366
90th Percentile £593 £550 £475
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £423
% change year-on-year - +12.43% +40.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 268 291 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 36.46% 40.47% 41.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 230 237
Oxford median daily rate £450 £440 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.93% -3.18%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £262
90th Percentile £590 £551 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Oxford median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +29.31%

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Maven
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 15 (48.39%) Spring
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 14 (45.16%) SOA
5 11 (35.48%) SOAP
5 11 (35.48%) MVC
6 10 (32.26%) TDD
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) HTML
6 10 (32.26%) CSS
6 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (32.26%) DevOps
7 9 (29.03%) Docker
7 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
8 8 (25.81%) BDD
8 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (25.81%) .NET
8 8 (25.81%) XML
8 8 (25.81%) Microservices
9 7 (22.58%) Spring Boot
9 7 (22.58%) Kafka
9 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
9 7 (22.58%) C#
9 7 (22.58%) HTTP
9 7 (22.58%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
9 7 (22.58%) JIRA

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 5 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (12.90%) GitHub
4 3 (9.68%) IaaS
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (9.68%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.90%) Redis
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) OLAP
3 3 (9.68%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Maven
2 7 (22.58%) JIRA
3 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (19.35%) JUnit
4 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (12.90%) Ant
5 4 (12.90%) JProfiler
5 4 (12.90%) Mockito
5 4 (12.90%) VisualVM
5 4 (12.90%) YourKit
6 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.23%) Gradle
7 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (3.23%) Subversion
7 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Spring
2 11 (35.48%) SOAP
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) HTML
4 8 (25.81%) .NET
4 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (25.81%) XML
5 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
5 7 (22.58%) Kafka
5 7 (22.58%) Spring Boot
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) Node.js
6 6 (19.35%) React
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 5 (16.13%) Java EE
7 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
7 5 (16.13%) JMS
7 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) SOA
3 11 (35.48%) MVC
4 10 (32.26%) DevOps
4 10 (32.26%) TDD
5 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
6 8 (25.81%) BDD
6 8 (25.81%) Microservices
7 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.13%) Workflow
9 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) Product Management
9 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (6.45%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) XPath
6 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Python
8 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Twitter
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Sitecore