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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 68 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing RESTful 24 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 2.19% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.67% 8.33% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £267 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.52 - -
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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
313 312 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.55% 26.31% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 183 86
Average daily rate £360 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 29 (55.77%) HTML
2 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (53.85%) CSS
4 26 (50.00%) Web Services
5 23 (44.23%) Java
6 22 (42.31%) MVC
6 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
7 21 (40.38%) HTML5
8 20 (38.46%) JSON
9 16 (30.77%) Spring
10 15 (28.85%) TDD
11 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
12 13 (25.00%) jQuery
12 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 12 (23.08%) Finance
14 11 (21.15%) XML
14 11 (21.15%) CSS3
14 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
15 10 (19.23%) SOAP
15 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
15 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (17.31%) Maven
16 9 (17.31%) SQL
16 9 (17.31%) UNIX
16 9 (17.31%) Linux
17 8 (15.38%) JSP
17 8 (15.38%) HTTP
17 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
17 8 (15.38%) Mentoring

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.54%) JBoss
3 5 (9.62%) Apache
4 4 (7.69%) nginx
5 3 (5.77%) WordPress
5 3 (5.77%) Node.js
6 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.85%) IIS
6 2 (3.85%) CMS
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) DataStax
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.31%) Maven
3 7 (13.46%) Selenium
3 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
3 7 (13.46%) Gradle
4 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.54%) JIRA
4 6 (11.54%) Subversion
5 5 (9.62%) JUnit
6 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.69%) Ant
6 4 (7.69%) Hudson
6 4 (7.69%) Mercurial
6 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.77%) FishEye
7 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.77%) NetBeans
8 2 (3.85%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.92%) NCrunch
9 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) HTML
2 28 (53.85%) CSS
3 26 (50.00%) Web Services
4 21 (40.38%) HTML5
5 20 (38.46%) JSON
6 16 (30.77%) Spring
7 13 (25.00%) jQuery
8 11 (21.15%) CSS3
8 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
8 11 (21.15%) XML
9 10 (19.23%) SOAP
10 8 (15.38%) JSP
11 6 (11.54%) Hibernate
12 5 (9.62%) J2EE
12 5 (9.62%) Sass
12 5 (9.62%) LESS
13 4 (7.69%) MyBatis
13 4 (7.69%) .NET
14 3 (5.77%) J2SE
14 3 (5.77%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.92%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.92%) FMCG
2 1 (1.92%) iPhone
2 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) UNIX
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) MVC
3 15 (28.85%) TDD
4 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.38%) Open Source
6 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.46%) BDD
7 7 (13.46%) Refactoring
8 6 (11.54%) DevOps
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.62%) Web Development
10 4 (7.69%) Scrum
10 4 (7.69%) Project Management
10 4 (7.69%) API Design
11 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) ATDD
11 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.77%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 23 (44.23%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) SQL
4 4 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) PHP5
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Varnish
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Alterian