The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 49 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 38 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.97% 0.49% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.58% 2.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 188 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.07% 18.25% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 75 53
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
RESTful
Scotland

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 50 (90.91%) SOAP
2 49 (89.09%) XML
3 48 (87.27%) Web Services
4 36 (65.45%) HTTP
4 36 (65.45%) JSON
5 34 (61.82%) Java
6 25 (45.45%) Mac OS X
7 24 (43.64%) Linux
7 24 (43.64%) HTML
8 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 21 (38.18%) jQuery
10 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (34.55%) Waterfall
12 18 (32.73%) Java EE
13 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (30.91%) CSS
14 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
15 15 (27.27%) HTML5
15 15 (27.27%) Refactoring
15 15 (27.27%) Project Management
16 14 (25.45%) JSF
16 14 (25.45%) Web Development
16 14 (25.45%) Open Source
16 14 (25.45%) RichFaces
17 13 (23.64%) JBoss
18 12 (21.82%) SQL
18 12 (21.82%) J2EE
18 12 (21.82%) CSS3
18 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
19 11 (20.00%) Apache CXF

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
1 9 (16.36%) IIS
1 9 (16.36%) Lync
1 9 (16.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 36 (65.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Subversion
1 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
1 7 (12.73%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
4 12 (21.82%) UI Programmer
4 12 (21.82%) UI Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Lead Developer
6 9 (16.36%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior UI Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Agile Java Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 1 (1.82%) Software Architect
11 1 (1.82%) Architect
11 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (90.91%) SOAP
2 49 (89.09%) XML
3 48 (87.27%) Web Services
4 36 (65.45%) JSON
5 24 (43.64%) HTML
6 21 (38.18%) jQuery
7 18 (32.73%) Java EE
8 17 (30.91%) CSS
9 15 (27.27%) HTML5
10 14 (25.45%) RichFaces
10 14 (25.45%) JSF
11 12 (21.82%) J2EE
11 12 (21.82%) CSS3
12 11 (20.00%) Apache CXF
13 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
13 9 (16.36%) .NET
14 8 (14.55%) JSP
15 6 (10.91%) Backbone.js
16 5 (9.09%) Spring
17 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Open Source
2 7 (12.73%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Mac OS X
2 24 (43.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Waterfall
3 17 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
5 15 (27.27%) Refactoring
5 15 (27.27%) Project Management
6 14 (25.45%) Web Development
7 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (20.00%) Web Design
8 10 (18.18%) Dependency Management
9 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (14.55%) Web Accessibility
11 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Scrum
12 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Release Management
12 6 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (10.91%) System Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) Java
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) JBoss
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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