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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 53 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -5
Contract jobs citing REST 41 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.91% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.64% 1.98% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £413 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -4.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -10.49%
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
280 252 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.84% 17.73% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 209
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +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 25 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 76 (96.20%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (78.48%) JavaScript
3 51 (64.56%) Java
4 50 (63.29%) Web Services
4 50 (63.29%) Python
5 44 (55.70%) Open Source
6 43 (54.43%) PostGIS
6 43 (54.43%) GeoServer
6 43 (54.43%) GIS
6 43 (54.43%) JIRA
7 41 (51.90%) OpenLayers
8 40 (50.63%) Leaflet
9 39 (49.37%) Scrum
10 38 (48.10%) ESRI
11 36 (45.57%) AngularJS
12 32 (40.51%) Maven
13 31 (39.24%) Selenium
13 31 (39.24%) Cucumber
13 31 (39.24%) JBehave
13 31 (39.24%) Gradle
13 31 (39.24%) SDLC
14 27 (34.18%) NoSQL
15 25 (31.65%) QA
16 24 (30.38%) Jenkins
17 19 (24.05%) TDD
18 17 (21.52%) Finance
18 17 (21.52%) CSS
18 17 (21.52%) Microservices
19 15 (18.99%) BDD
20 14 (17.72%) User Experience

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 43 (54.43%) GeoServer
2 11 (13.92%) Node.js
3 3 (3.80%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) Captiva
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) nginx
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) IaaS
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) DDNS
1 1 (1.27%) DNS
1 1 (1.27%) Firewall
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) Network Security
1 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (54.43%) GIS
2 27 (34.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.53%) QGIS
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (54.43%) JIRA
2 32 (40.51%) Maven
3 31 (39.24%) Cucumber
3 31 (39.24%) Gradle
3 31 (39.24%) JBehave
3 31 (39.24%) Selenium
4 24 (30.38%) Jenkins
5 11 (13.92%) Jasmine
6 10 (12.66%) Artifactory
7 6 (7.59%) Grunt
8 4 (5.06%) GitLab
9 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.27%) JUnit
9 1 (1.27%) Mockito
9 1 (1.27%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (72.15%) Developer
2 38 (48.10%) GIS Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Architect
3 11 (13.92%) Full Stack Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.13%) GIS Web Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Open Source Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Server Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) GIS Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Automation Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Technologist
8 2 (2.53%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.27%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.27%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (63.29%) Web Services
2 43 (54.43%) PostGIS
3 41 (51.90%) OpenLayers
4 40 (50.63%) Leaflet
5 36 (45.57%) AngularJS
6 17 (21.52%) CSS
7 11 (13.92%) hapi
7 11 (13.92%) LESS
7 11 (13.92%) React
7 11 (13.92%) RefluxJS
8 9 (11.39%) HTML
9 6 (7.59%) Lambda Expressions
9 6 (7.59%) Spring
10 5 (6.33%) jQuery
10 5 (6.33%) Spring Boot
10 5 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.06%) Backbone.js
11 4 (5.06%) SOAP
11 4 (5.06%) XML
12 3 (3.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) User Experience
2 11 (13.92%) iPad
3 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.06%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.06%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (96.20%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (55.70%) Open Source
3 39 (49.37%) Scrum
4 31 (39.24%) SDLC
5 19 (24.05%) TDD
6 17 (21.52%) Microservices
7 15 (18.99%) BDD
8 12 (15.19%) Integration Testing
8 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
9 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
9 11 (13.92%) Service Design
9 11 (13.92%) Web Development
10 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
10 9 (11.39%) ITIL
11 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.59%) API Development
12 6 (7.59%) Kanban
12 6 (7.59%) Migration
12 6 (7.59%) MVC
12 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (78.48%) JavaScript
2 51 (64.56%) Java
3 50 (63.29%) Python
4 11 (13.92%) ES6
5 9 (11.39%) SQL
6 6 (7.59%) C#
6 6 (7.59%) JSX
6 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.59%) VBScript
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.65%) QA
2 10 (12.66%) WCAG
3 6 (7.59%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (6.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Ansible
2 6 (7.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (48.10%) ESRI
2 6 (7.59%) ServiceNow
2 6 (7.59%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) Avaya
5 1 (1.27%) EMC
5 1 (1.27%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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