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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 60 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 11 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.26% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 5.79% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Median daily rate £370 £319 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £37.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.19% -16.77%
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
267 328 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.24% 21.78% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 194 194
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 27 (75.00%) Java
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 24 (66.67%) Scrum
4 23 (63.89%) Python
5 22 (61.11%) GIS
5 22 (61.11%) Open Source
5 22 (61.11%) PostGIS
5 22 (61.11%) GeoServer
6 21 (58.33%) OpenLayers
6 21 (58.33%) Web Services
7 20 (55.56%) ESRI
7 20 (55.56%) Maven
7 20 (55.56%) Leaflet
8 18 (50.00%) Gradle
8 18 (50.00%) JBehave
8 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
8 18 (50.00%) JIRA
8 18 (50.00%) Selenium
9 17 (47.22%) SDLC
10 15 (41.67%) User Experience
10 15 (41.67%) WCAG
11 14 (38.89%) TDD
12 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
14 11 (30.56%) Ansible
14 11 (30.56%) Web Development
15 10 (27.78%) Artifactory
16 7 (19.44%) Microservices

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 22 (61.11%) GeoServer
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) GIS
2 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) Spatial Data
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) QGIS
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Maven
2 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 18 (50.00%) Gradle
2 18 (50.00%) JBehave
2 18 (50.00%) JIRA
2 18 (50.00%) Selenium
3 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (27.78%) Artifactory
5 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.33%) Subversion
7 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.56%) GitLab
7 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.78%) Grunt
8 1 (2.78%) gulp
8 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) GIS Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Open Source Developer
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Angular Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Digital Developer
7 3 (8.33%) GIS Web Developer
7 3 (8.33%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Python Web Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Sitecore Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) PostGIS
2 21 (58.33%) OpenLayers
2 21 (58.33%) Web Services
3 20 (55.56%) Leaflet
4 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) JSON
7 5 (13.89%) XML
8 4 (11.11%) CSS
8 4 (11.11%) HTML5
9 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
9 3 (8.33%) Core Data
9 3 (8.33%) SOAP
10 2 (5.56%) Java EE
10 2 (5.56%) jBPM
10 2 (5.56%) JMS
10 2 (5.56%) JPA
10 2 (5.56%) XSD
10 2 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Scrum
3 22 (61.11%) Open Source
4 17 (47.22%) SDLC
5 14 (38.89%) TDD
6 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (30.56%) Web Development
8 7 (19.44%) BDD
8 7 (19.44%) Microservices
9 4 (11.11%) Open Source Development
9 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
10 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
10 3 (8.33%) MVC
10 3 (8.33%) Time Management
11 2 (5.56%) Build Automation
11 2 (5.56%) Coaching
11 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.56%) SOA
12 1 (2.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 23 (63.89%) Python
4 7 (19.44%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) C
5 3 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) ES6
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) VCAP
1 2 (5.56%) VCP6
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) WCAG
2 7 (19.44%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Ansible
2 2 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) ESRI
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) EMC
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.56%) VMware