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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 46 53 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Contract jobs citing REST 27 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.18% 2.63% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.51% 10.13% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 2
Median daily rate £375 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £315 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £40.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +26.36%

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
284 375 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.49% 25.95% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 199 154
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for REST.

1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (67.65%) Web Services
4 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 18 (52.94%) Scrum
5 16 (47.06%) JSON
5 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
6 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
6 15 (44.12%) Selenium
6 15 (44.12%) TDD
6 15 (44.12%) Python
7 14 (41.18%) Maven
7 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (38.24%) HTML
9 11 (32.35%) JIRA
9 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
10 10 (29.41%) HTML5
10 10 (29.41%) BDD
10 10 (29.41%) NoSQL
10 10 (29.41%) Subversion
10 10 (29.41%) Linux
11 8 (23.53%) SOAP
11 8 (23.53%) MySQL
11 8 (23.53%) SOA
11 8 (23.53%) GIS
11 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
11 8 (23.53%) PostGIS
11 8 (23.53%) JBehave
11 8 (23.53%) Gradle

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 8 (23.53%) GeoServer
2 6 (17.65%) JBoss
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (8.82%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 8 (23.53%) GIS
2 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (20.59%) Spatial Data
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 15 (44.12%) Selenium
3 14 (41.18%) Maven
4 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
4 11 (32.35%) JIRA
5 10 (29.41%) Subversion
6 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
6 8 (23.53%) Gradle
6 8 (23.53%) JBehave
7 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
7 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
8 6 (17.65%) Bugzilla
8 6 (17.65%) Eclipse
9 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
10 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
10 1 (2.94%) GitLab
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Java Developer
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Angular Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Open Source Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Python Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Test Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) iOS Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Linux Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) Web Services
2 16 (47.06%) JSON
3 15 (44.12%) AngularJS
4 13 (38.24%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) HTML5
6 8 (23.53%) PostGIS
6 8 (23.53%) SOAP
7 7 (20.59%) Leaflet
7 7 (20.59%) OpenLayers
8 6 (17.65%) Drools
8 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 6 (17.65%) Java EE
8 6 (17.65%) jBPM
8 6 (17.65%) JPA
8 6 (17.65%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) Apache Camel
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) JMS
9 5 (14.71%) XSD
9 5 (14.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Animation
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Scrum
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
4 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (29.41%) BDD
6 8 (23.53%) SOA
7 7 (20.59%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Microservices
7 7 (20.59%) Open Source
7 7 (20.59%) Open Source Development
7 7 (20.59%) SDLC
8 6 (17.65%) MVC
9 5 (14.71%) Coaching
9 5 (14.71%) iOS Development
9 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
9 5 (14.71%) Requirements Management
10 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.76%) OO
10 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 15 (44.12%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) Objective-C
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) C
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) ESRI
2 6 (17.65%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Apple
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