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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 53 56 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing REST 16 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.96% 2.51% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.04% 9.23% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 6
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
265 379 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.52% 27.19% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 212 150
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 2017.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) Java
4 15 (55.56%) Web Services
5 13 (48.15%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) TDD
5 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
6 12 (44.44%) JIRA
6 12 (44.44%) Scrum
7 11 (40.74%) Maven
7 11 (40.74%) BDD
7 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
8 10 (37.04%) PostGIS
8 10 (37.04%) GeoServer
8 10 (37.04%) GIS
8 10 (37.04%) Python
9 9 (33.33%) ESRI
9 9 (33.33%) Selenium
9 9 (33.33%) JBehave
9 9 (33.33%) Open Source
9 9 (33.33%) OpenLayers
9 9 (33.33%) SDLC
9 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 9 (33.33%) Gradle
9 9 (33.33%) Leaflet
10 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 8 (29.63%) HTML5
10 8 (29.63%) Microservices
10 8 (29.63%) JSON
10 8 (29.63%) QA

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 10 (37.04%) GeoServer
2 3 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
2 10 (37.04%) GIS
3 7 (25.93%) Spatial Data
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) JIRA
2 11 (40.74%) Maven
3 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (33.33%) Gradle
3 9 (33.33%) JBehave
3 9 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
5 6 (22.22%) Subversion
6 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
7 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
8 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
9 1 (3.70%) Android Studio
9 1 (3.70%) GitLab
9 1 (3.70%) Grunt
9 1 (3.70%) gulp
9 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Angular Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Open Source Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Python Developer
5 5 (18.52%) iOS Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Linux Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) GIS Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Sitecore Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Web Services
2 13 (48.15%) AngularJS
2 13 (48.15%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) PostGIS
4 9 (33.33%) Leaflet
4 9 (33.33%) OpenLayers
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 8 (29.63%) HTML5
5 8 (29.63%) JSON
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) Core Data
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
7 5 (18.52%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) Spring
8 4 (14.81%) Spring Boot
9 3 (11.11%) jQuery
9 3 (11.11%) RESTful
10 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
10 2 (7.41%) Java EE
10 2 (7.41%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Animation
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 12 (44.44%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) BDD
5 9 (33.33%) Open Source
5 9 (33.33%) SDLC
6 8 (29.63%) Microservices
7 7 (25.93%) Open Source Development
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
9 5 (18.52%) OO
10 3 (11.11%) API Design
10 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Time Management
10 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Coaching
11 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 2 (7.41%) SOA
11 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) C
7 3 (11.11%) PHP
8 2 (7.41%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.70%) C++
9 1 (3.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) ESRI
2 2 (7.41%) Apple
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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