The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 67 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing REST 14 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.47% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 2.40% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £345 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £309 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £381 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
REST
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
277 334 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.36% 19.75% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 191 184
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Edinburgh region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for REST.

1 59 (92.19%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (78.13%) JavaScript
3 49 (76.56%) Java
4 47 (73.44%) Python
4 47 (73.44%) Open Source
5 46 (71.88%) PostGIS
5 46 (71.88%) GIS
5 46 (71.88%) GeoServer
5 46 (71.88%) OpenLayers
6 45 (70.31%) ESRI
6 45 (70.31%) Scrum
6 45 (70.31%) Leaflet
7 43 (67.19%) Web Services
8 38 (59.38%) SDLC
9 36 (56.25%) JIRA
10 35 (54.69%) JBehave
10 35 (54.69%) Cucumber
10 35 (54.69%) Gradle
10 35 (54.69%) Selenium
10 35 (54.69%) Maven
11 28 (43.75%) WCAG
11 28 (43.75%) User Experience
12 25 (39.06%) Jenkins
12 25 (39.06%) Ansible
13 23 (35.94%) Artifactory
14 22 (34.38%) TDD
15 20 (31.25%) AngularJS
15 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (29.69%) Web Development
17 18 (28.13%) NoSQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 46 (71.88%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (71.88%) GIS
2 18 (28.13%) NoSQL
3 14 (21.88%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.56%) QGIS
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (56.25%) JIRA
2 35 (54.69%) Cucumber
2 35 (54.69%) Gradle
2 35 (54.69%) JBehave
2 35 (54.69%) Maven
2 35 (54.69%) Selenium
3 25 (39.06%) Jenkins
4 23 (35.94%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.69%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.13%) Grunt
6 2 (3.13%) Subversion
7 1 (1.56%) GitLab
7 1 (1.56%) gulp
7 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
1 5 (7.81%) Legal
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (82.81%) Developer
2 44 (68.75%) GIS Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Web Developer
4 12 (18.75%) GIS Web Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Digital Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Server Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Python Web Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Sitecore Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (71.88%) OpenLayers
1 46 (71.88%) PostGIS
2 45 (70.31%) Leaflet
3 43 (67.19%) Web Services
4 20 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.25%) .NET
5 4 (6.25%) CSS
6 3 (4.69%) HTML
6 3 (4.69%) J2EE
7 2 (3.13%) JSON
7 2 (3.13%) XML
8 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.56%) CSS3
8 1 (1.56%) hapi
8 1 (1.56%) HTML5
8 1 (1.56%) LESS
8 1 (1.56%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.56%) Node.js
8 1 (1.56%) SOAP
8 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.25%) EMC VNX
2 4 (6.25%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
3 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
1 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
1 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (92.19%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (73.44%) Open Source
3 45 (70.31%) Scrum
4 38 (59.38%) SDLC
5 22 (34.38%) TDD
6 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (29.69%) Web Development
8 12 (18.75%) BDD
8 12 (18.75%) Microservices
9 6 (9.38%) API Development
9 6 (9.38%) API Integration
9 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 6 (9.38%) Migration
10 5 (7.81%) MVC
10 5 (7.81%) Security Patching
11 4 (6.25%) Build Automation
11 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
12 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (78.13%) JavaScript
2 49 (76.56%) Java
3 47 (73.44%) Python
4 11 (17.19%) C#
5 8 (12.50%) SQL
6 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.38%) VBScript
7 2 (3.13%) ES6
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) JSX
8 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) VCAP
1 4 (6.25%) VCP6
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.75%) WCAG
2 16 (25.00%) QA
3 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.25%) vSphere
2 3 (4.69%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (39.06%) Ansible
2 6 (9.38%) SCCM
3 4 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 45 (70.31%) ESRI
2 10 (15.63%) VMware
3 6 (9.38%) ServiceNow
4 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 4 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (3.13%) Sitecore