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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 59 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Contract jobs citing REST 27 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.31% 0.30% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.12% 1.68% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Median daily rate £450 £433 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £399 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £467 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +57.14%
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
296 298 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.36% 17.81% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 173 197
Median daily rate £350 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 66 (92.96%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (78.87%) JavaScript
3 52 (73.24%) Java
3 52 (73.24%) Scrum
4 50 (70.42%) Python
5 49 (69.01%) Open Source
6 48 (67.61%) PostGIS
6 48 (67.61%) GIS
6 48 (67.61%) GeoServer
7 47 (66.20%) OpenLayers
8 46 (64.79%) ESRI
8 46 (64.79%) Leaflet
9 45 (63.38%) Web Services
10 41 (57.75%) JIRA
11 40 (56.34%) SDLC
12 36 (50.70%) Gradle
12 36 (50.70%) Selenium
12 36 (50.70%) JBehave
12 36 (50.70%) Cucumber
12 36 (50.70%) Maven
13 30 (42.25%) Jenkins
14 28 (39.44%) User Experience
14 28 (39.44%) WCAG
15 25 (35.21%) Ansible
16 23 (32.39%) Artifactory
16 23 (32.39%) TDD
17 22 (30.99%) AngularJS
18 20 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (26.76%) Web Development
19 19 (26.76%) 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 48 (67.61%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (67.61%) GIS
2 19 (26.76%) NoSQL
3 15 (21.13%) Spatial Data
4 2 (2.82%) QGIS
5 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (57.75%) JIRA
2 36 (50.70%) Cucumber
2 36 (50.70%) Gradle
2 36 (50.70%) JBehave
2 36 (50.70%) Maven
2 36 (50.70%) Selenium
3 30 (42.25%) Jenkins
4 23 (32.39%) Artifactory
5 7 (9.86%) Jasmine
6 6 (8.45%) Grunt
7 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.82%) GitLab
7 2 (2.82%) Subversion
8 1 (1.41%) gulp
8 1 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 46 (64.79%) GIS Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Web Developer
4 12 (16.90%) GIS Web Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Open Source Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Digital Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Server Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Automation Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Python Web Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (67.61%) PostGIS
2 47 (66.20%) OpenLayers
3 46 (64.79%) Leaflet
4 45 (63.38%) Web Services
5 22 (30.99%) AngularJS
6 8 (11.27%) CSS
7 5 (7.04%) hapi
7 5 (7.04%) LESS
7 5 (7.04%) Node.js
7 5 (7.04%) React
7 5 (7.04%) RefluxJS
8 3 (4.23%) .NET
8 3 (4.23%) HTML
8 3 (4.23%) J2EE
9 2 (2.82%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.82%) JSON
9 2 (2.82%) Spring
9 2 (2.82%) Spring Boot
9 2 (2.82%) XML
10 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (39.44%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) iPad
3 4 (5.63%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.63%) EMC VNX
3 4 (5.63%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
1 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
1 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (92.96%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (73.24%) Scrum
3 49 (69.01%) Open Source
4 40 (56.34%) SDLC
5 23 (32.39%) TDD
6 20 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (26.76%) Web Development
8 13 (18.31%) BDD
8 13 (18.31%) Microservices
9 6 (8.45%) API Development
9 6 (8.45%) API Integration
9 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.45%) ITIL
9 6 (8.45%) Migration
9 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
10 5 (7.04%) MVC
10 5 (7.04%) Security Patching
10 5 (7.04%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (78.87%) JavaScript
2 52 (73.24%) Java
3 50 (70.42%) Python
4 10 (14.08%) C#
5 9 (12.68%) SQL
6 6 (8.45%) ES6
6 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.45%) VBScript
7 5 (7.04%) JSX
8 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) VCAP
1 4 (5.63%) VCP6
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (39.44%) WCAG
2 17 (23.94%) QA
3 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.63%) vSphere
2 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (35.21%) Ansible
2 6 (8.45%) SCCM
3 4 (5.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 46 (64.79%) ESRI
2 10 (14.08%) VMware
3 6 (8.45%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco
4 4 (5.63%) EMC
5 2 (2.82%) Sitecore