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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 37 47 51
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Contract jobs citing REST 25 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.52% 1.01% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.21% 3.55% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 14
Median daily rate £410 £348 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.98% -15.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £350 £520
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 223 141 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 40.33% 28.37% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 112 104
Median daily rate £438 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.52% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £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 4
Median hourly rate £49.50 £11.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +350.00% -47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £25.50 £28.25
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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 +9 17 £405 +17.39% 6
Kidlington - 1 £450 -
REST
South East

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for REST.

1 37 (84.09%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) Web Services
3 18 (40.91%) XML
4 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 15 (34.09%) SQL
6 14 (31.82%) Oracle
6 14 (31.82%) Linux
6 14 (31.82%) Spring
6 14 (31.82%) Google
6 14 (31.82%) Java EE
6 14 (31.82%) Google App Engine
6 14 (31.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (29.55%) Google Compute Engine
7 13 (29.55%) Maven
8 12 (27.27%) jQuery
8 12 (27.27%) MVC
8 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
9 11 (25.00%) Node.js
9 11 (25.00%) JMS
9 11 (25.00%) JSF
9 11 (25.00%) TDD
9 11 (25.00%) Spring MVC
10 10 (22.73%) XPath
10 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
10 10 (22.73%) Grails
10 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 10 (22.73%) SOAP
10 10 (22.73%) Ant

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 10 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (15.91%) nginx
4 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.82%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.27%) Drupal
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (2.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Google App Engine
1 14 (31.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 13 (29.55%) Google Compute Engine
3 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (11.36%) GitHub
6 4 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (4.55%) Heroku
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (2.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
1 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) Redis
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Maven
2 10 (22.73%) Ant
2 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.45%) JUnit
3 9 (20.45%) Mockito
4 7 (15.91%) JIRA
5 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
5 5 (11.36%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.55%) Grunt
7 2 (4.55%) JProfiler
7 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.55%) VisualVM
7 2 (4.55%) YourKit
8 1 (2.27%) Bower
8 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.27%) gulp
8 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.27%) webpack
General
1 5 (11.36%) Publishing
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (95.45%) Developer
2 32 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (15.91%) AWS Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Angular Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Node.js Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) ETL Developer
6 4 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) Web Services
2 18 (40.91%) XML
3 14 (31.82%) Java EE
3 14 (31.82%) Spring
4 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 12 (27.27%) jQuery
5 11 (25.00%) JMS
5 11 (25.00%) JSF
5 11 (25.00%) Node.js
5 11 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 10 (22.73%) Grails
6 10 (22.73%) Play Framework
6 10 (22.73%) React
6 10 (22.73%) SOAP
7 9 (20.45%) J2EE
7 9 (20.45%) JSON
8 7 (15.91%) J2SE
9 6 (13.64%) RESTful
10 5 (11.36%) XML Schema
11 3 (6.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) MVC
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 8 (18.18%) SOA
6 7 (15.91%) BDD
6 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.64%) Product Management
8 5 (11.36%) ETL
9 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (6.82%) CRM
10 3 (6.82%) Data Management
10 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.82%) DevOps
10 3 (6.82%) Informatics
10 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) XPath
4 5 (11.36%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.27%) ES6
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) Scala
6 1 (2.27%) SOQL
6 1 (2.27%) SOSL
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
1 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Ansible
1 8 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Google
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Talend
3 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) hybris
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