The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 62 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing RESTful 23 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.58% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.44% 0.33% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
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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
357 303 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.47% 25.51% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 166 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Edinburgh region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Edinburgh region.

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RESTful also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RESTful.

1 32 (76.19%) SOAP
2 29 (69.05%) XML
3 27 (64.29%) Java
4 21 (50.00%) Web Services
5 19 (45.24%) J2EE
5 19 (45.24%) JSON
6 17 (40.48%) jQuery
6 17 (40.48%) HTML
6 17 (40.48%) HTTP
7 16 (38.10%) JBoss
7 16 (38.10%) JSF
8 15 (35.71%) Java EE
8 15 (35.71%) Apache CXF
8 15 (35.71%) RichFaces
8 15 (35.71%) JSP
8 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 14 (33.33%) Web Design
10 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.43%) PHP
11 9 (21.43%) SQL
11 9 (21.43%) Apache
12 8 (19.05%) .NET
12 8 (19.05%) Open Source
12 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
13 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
13 7 (16.67%) Android
13 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (16.67%) QA
13 7 (16.67%) Spring
13 7 (16.67%) CSS

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RESTful also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (38.10%) JBoss
2 9 (21.43%) Apache
3 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.90%) CMS
4 5 (11.90%) IIS
4 5 (11.90%) nginx
4 5 (11.90%) Lync
4 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (9.52%) WordPress
6 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Ant
3 4 (9.52%) JUnit
3 4 (9.52%) JMeter
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) HttpUnit
4 3 (7.14%) FitNesse
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.76%) Hudson
5 2 (4.76%) Gradle
6 1 (2.38%) Trac
6 1 (2.38%) Calabash
6 1 (2.38%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Appium
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) UI Developer
2 15 (35.71%) UI Programmer
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior UI Developer
6 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.76%) Tester
10 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.38%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (76.19%) SOAP
2 29 (69.05%) XML
3 21 (50.00%) Web Services
4 19 (45.24%) J2EE
4 19 (45.24%) JSON
5 17 (40.48%) jQuery
5 17 (40.48%) HTML
6 16 (38.10%) JSF
7 15 (35.71%) JSP
7 15 (35.71%) Java EE
7 15 (35.71%) Apache CXF
7 15 (35.71%) RichFaces
8 8 (19.05%) .NET
9 7 (16.67%) CSS
9 7 (16.67%) Spring
10 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
10 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
10 5 (11.90%) HTML5
11 4 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (4.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Open Source
2 6 (14.29%) User Experience
3 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
4 3 (7.14%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Android
1 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Web Design
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) TDD
3 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) BDD
5 5 (11.90%) Coaching
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) CRM
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
7 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) PHP
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) PHP5
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
6 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) Scala
7 2 (4.76%) XPath
7 2 (4.76%) Groovy
8 1 (2.38%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Apple
3 1 (2.38%) Google