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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 41 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -15
Contract jobs citing REST 51 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.83% 0.14% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.50% 0.78% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £500 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-42.57% +29.41%
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
329 256 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.74% 17.62% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 136 236
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 80 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (80.49%) JavaScript
3 58 (70.73%) Java
4 55 (67.07%) Python
5 53 (64.63%) Scrum
6 52 (63.41%) Web Services
6 52 (63.41%) Open Source
7 51 (62.20%) GIS
7 51 (62.20%) PostGIS
7 51 (62.20%) GeoServer
8 50 (60.98%) OpenLayers
9 49 (59.76%) Leaflet
9 49 (59.76%) JIRA
10 48 (58.54%) ESRI
11 40 (48.78%) Maven
12 39 (47.56%) Selenium
12 39 (47.56%) Gradle
12 39 (47.56%) JBehave
12 39 (47.56%) Cucumber
12 39 (47.56%) SDLC
13 33 (40.24%) Jenkins
14 28 (34.15%) AngularJS
15 25 (30.49%) NoSQL
15 25 (30.49%) User Experience
16 24 (29.27%) WCAG
17 23 (28.05%) TDD
17 23 (28.05%) Ansible
18 22 (26.83%) QA
19 21 (25.61%) Artifactory
20 20 (24.39%) Web Development

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 51 (62.20%) GeoServer
2 2 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.22%) Captiva
3 1 (1.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.22%) JBoss
3 1 (1.22%) nginx
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (62.20%) GIS
2 25 (30.49%) NoSQL
3 16 (19.51%) Spatial Data
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.44%) QGIS
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (59.76%) JIRA
2 40 (48.78%) Maven
3 39 (47.56%) Cucumber
3 39 (47.56%) Gradle
3 39 (47.56%) JBehave
3 39 (47.56%) Selenium
4 33 (40.24%) Jenkins
5 21 (25.61%) Artifactory
6 9 (10.98%) Jasmine
7 6 (7.32%) Grunt
8 2 (2.44%) GitLab
9 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.22%) JUnit
9 1 (1.22%) Mockito
9 1 (1.22%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (80.49%) Developer
2 48 (58.54%) GIS Developer
3 18 (21.95%) Web Developer
4 12 (14.63%) GIS Web Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Open Source Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Server Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Consultant
9 2 (2.44%) Automation Consultant
9 2 (2.44%) Data Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Digital Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Python Web Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (63.41%) Web Services
2 51 (62.20%) PostGIS
3 50 (60.98%) OpenLayers
4 49 (59.76%) Leaflet
5 28 (34.15%) AngularJS
6 13 (15.85%) CSS
7 9 (10.98%) hapi
7 9 (10.98%) LESS
7 9 (10.98%) Node.js
7 9 (10.98%) React
7 9 (10.98%) RefluxJS
8 5 (6.10%) HTML
9 4 (4.88%) Lambda Expressions
9 4 (4.88%) Spring
10 3 (3.66%) CSS3
10 3 (3.66%) HTML5
10 3 (3.66%) jQuery
10 3 (3.66%) PrimeFaces
10 3 (3.66%) Spring Boot
10 3 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.49%) User Experience
2 9 (10.98%) iPad
3 4 (4.88%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.88%) EMC VNX
3 4 (4.88%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.88%) Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (64.63%) Scrum
3 52 (63.41%) Open Source
4 39 (47.56%) SDLC
5 23 (28.05%) TDD
6 20 (24.39%) Web Development
7 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (15.85%) BDD
8 13 (15.85%) Microservices
9 11 (13.41%) Unit Testing
10 10 (12.20%) Integration Testing
11 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.98%) Service Design
12 7 (8.54%) MVC
13 6 (7.32%) API Development
13 6 (7.32%) API Integration
13 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 6 (7.32%) ITIL
13 6 (7.32%) Migration
14 5 (6.10%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 66 (80.49%) JavaScript
2 58 (70.73%) Java
3 55 (67.07%) Python
4 10 (12.20%) SQL
5 9 (10.98%) ES6
6 7 (8.54%) C#
7 6 (7.32%) JSX
7 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.32%) VBScript
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) C++
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.22%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) VCAP
1 4 (4.88%) VCP6
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (29.27%) WCAG
2 22 (26.83%) QA
3 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.88%) vSphere
2 1 (1.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (28.05%) Ansible
2 6 (7.32%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (58.54%) ESRI
2 10 (12.20%) VMware
3 6 (7.32%) ServiceNow
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco
5 4 (4.88%) EMC
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (1.22%) Avaya
7 1 (1.22%) SAP