Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 17 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 43 68
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 -12
Contract jobs citing REST 63 69 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.03% 5.41% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.03% 13.02% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 65 24
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.43% +40.83%
10th Percentile £325 £414 £300
90th Percentile £603 £573 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 449 530 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 35.86% 41.54% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 387 392
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £260
90th Percentile £590 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +29.31%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Oxfordshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Oxfordshire

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 31 £488 -2.50% 1
Kidlington -7 3 £473 +5.00%
Witney - 2 - -
Abingdon - 1 £350 -
REST
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 41 (65.08%) Java
1 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 32 (50.79%) SQL
3 28 (44.44%) Spring
4 26 (41.27%) Maven
5 24 (38.10%) SOAP
6 23 (36.51%) SOA
7 22 (34.92%) MVC
8 21 (33.33%) HTML
9 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
10 19 (30.16%) React
10 19 (30.16%) XML
10 19 (30.16%) Linux
10 19 (30.16%) jQuery
11 18 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 17 (26.98%) TDD
12 17 (26.98%) Web Services
13 16 (25.40%) CSS
13 16 (25.40%) .NET
13 16 (25.40%) Oracle
13 16 (25.40%) Docker
14 15 (23.81%) Unit Testing
14 15 (23.81%) Node.js
14 15 (23.81%) JIRA
15 13 (20.63%) Scrum
15 13 (20.63%) C#
15 13 (20.63%) BDD
15 13 (20.63%) Puppet

REST
Co-occurring 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 10 (15.87%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.94%) CMS
3 5 (7.94%) IIS
4 3 (4.76%) Confluence
4 3 (4.76%) Mongoose
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.59%) Apache
6 1 (1.59%) Drupal
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.94%) IaaS
4 5 (7.94%) PaaS
5 4 (6.35%) GitHub
6 3 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (4.76%) Slack
7 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.59%) Office 365
7 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.11%) Redis
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) OLAP
4 3 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Maven
2 18 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 15 (23.81%) JIRA
4 12 (19.05%) JUnit
5 10 (15.87%) Ant
6 9 (14.29%) Mockito
7 7 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
9 5 (7.94%) Gradle
10 4 (6.35%) JProfiler
10 4 (6.35%) Subversion
10 4 (6.35%) VisualVM
10 4 (6.35%) YourKit
11 3 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
12 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
12 2 (3.17%) Hudson
12 2 (3.17%) MSBuild
12 2 (3.17%) Selenium
General
1 7 (11.11%) Publishing
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (87.30%) Developer
2 31 (49.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) Spring
2 24 (38.10%) SOAP
3 21 (33.33%) HTML
4 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
5 19 (30.16%) jQuery
5 19 (30.16%) React
5 19 (30.16%) XML
6 17 (26.98%) Web Services
7 16 (25.40%) .NET
7 16 (25.40%) CSS
8 15 (23.81%) Node.js
9 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
9 10 (15.87%) Java EE
9 10 (15.87%) JMS
10 9 (14.29%) Grails
10 9 (14.29%) JSF
10 9 (14.29%) Play Framework
10 9 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (14.29%) Spring Boot
10 9 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.76%) New Media
3 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) SOA
3 22 (34.92%) MVC
4 17 (26.98%) TDD
5 15 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 13 (20.63%) BDD
6 13 (20.63%) DevOps
6 13 (20.63%) Scrum
7 11 (17.46%) Configuration Management
7 11 (17.46%) Microservices
8 10 (15.87%) Product Management
9 9 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
11 6 (9.52%) Migration
12 5 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (7.94%) Kanban
12 5 (7.94%) Workflow
13 4 (6.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (65.08%) Java
2 32 (50.79%) JavaScript
2 32 (50.79%) SQL
3 13 (20.63%) C#
4 10 (15.87%) XPath
5 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.76%) ES6
7 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) Python
7 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (1.59%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.59%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (20.63%) Puppet
2 10 (15.87%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) Twitter
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Talend