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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 50 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -9
Contract jobs citing REST 45 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.62% 0.25% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.10% 1.43% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £399 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £467 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £50.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-30.60% +31.49%
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
298 280 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.99% 17.42% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 159 226
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (80.56%) JavaScript
3 53 (73.61%) Java
3 53 (73.61%) Scrum
4 51 (70.83%) Python
5 50 (69.44%) Open Source
6 49 (68.06%) PostGIS
6 49 (68.06%) GIS
6 49 (68.06%) GeoServer
7 47 (65.28%) OpenLayers
7 47 (65.28%) Web Services
8 46 (63.89%) ESRI
8 46 (63.89%) Leaflet
9 42 (58.33%) JIRA
10 41 (56.94%) SDLC
11 36 (50.00%) Maven
11 36 (50.00%) Selenium
11 36 (50.00%) Gradle
11 36 (50.00%) Cucumber
11 36 (50.00%) JBehave
12 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
13 29 (40.28%) User Experience
14 28 (38.89%) WCAG
15 25 (34.72%) Ansible
16 23 (31.94%) Artifactory
16 23 (31.94%) TDD
17 22 (30.56%) AngularJS
18 20 (27.78%) Web Development
18 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (26.39%) 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 49 (68.06%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Captiva
2 1 (1.39%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (68.06%) GIS
2 19 (26.39%) NoSQL
3 16 (22.22%) Spatial Data
4 3 (4.17%) QGIS
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (58.33%) JIRA
2 36 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 36 (50.00%) Gradle
2 36 (50.00%) JBehave
2 36 (50.00%) Maven
2 36 (50.00%) Selenium
3 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 23 (31.94%) Artifactory
5 6 (8.33%) Grunt
5 6 (8.33%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.17%) GitLab
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (81.94%) Developer
2 47 (65.28%) GIS Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 12 (16.67%) GIS Web Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Open Source Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Digital Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Architect
10 2 (2.78%) Automation Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) Build Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.78%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Python Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (68.06%) PostGIS
2 47 (65.28%) OpenLayers
2 47 (65.28%) Web Services
3 46 (63.89%) Leaflet
4 22 (30.56%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.72%) CSS
6 6 (8.33%) hapi
6 6 (8.33%) LESS
6 6 (8.33%) Node.js
6 6 (8.33%) React
6 6 (8.33%) RefluxJS
7 3 (4.17%) .NET
7 3 (4.17%) Backbone.js
7 3 (4.17%) J2EE
7 3 (4.17%) Spring
7 3 (4.17%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.78%) SOAP
9 1 (1.39%) JSP
9 1 (1.39%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.28%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) iPad
3 4 (5.56%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.56%) EMC VNX
3 4 (5.56%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
1 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (73.61%) Scrum
3 50 (69.44%) Open Source
4 41 (56.94%) SDLC
5 23 (31.94%) TDD
6 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (27.78%) Web Development
7 13 (18.06%) BDD
7 13 (18.06%) Microservices
8 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.33%) API Development
9 6 (8.33%) API Integration
9 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 6 (8.33%) ITIL
9 6 (8.33%) Migration
9 6 (8.33%) MVC
9 6 (8.33%) Service Design
10 5 (6.94%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 58 (80.56%) JavaScript
2 53 (73.61%) Java
3 51 (70.83%) Python
4 11 (15.28%) SQL
5 7 (9.72%) C#
6 6 (8.33%) ES6
6 6 (8.33%) JSX
6 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.33%) VBScript
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) VCAP
1 4 (5.56%) VCP6
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (38.89%) WCAG
2 17 (23.61%) QA
3 6 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (34.72%) Ansible
2 6 (8.33%) SCCM
3 4 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (63.89%) ESRI
2 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.94%) Cisco
5 4 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (1.39%) Avaya
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
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