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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 63 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing RESTful 22 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 0.78% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.56% 2.87% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 1
Average daily rate
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£398 £423 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +22.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
257 349 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.92% 27.20% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 198 78
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £99.53 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.81% +231.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 28 (77.78%) JSON
2 23 (63.89%) XML
3 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (58.33%) Web Services
5 19 (52.78%) Java
6 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
7 16 (44.44%) SOAP
8 15 (41.67%) TDD
9 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
9 13 (36.11%) Maven
9 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (33.33%) BDD
11 11 (30.56%) Spring
11 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
11 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
12 10 (27.78%) JBoss
12 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (27.78%) Selenium
13 9 (25.00%) Apache
13 9 (25.00%) SOA
13 9 (25.00%) Mac OS X
13 9 (25.00%) JSP
13 9 (25.00%) Linux
13 9 (25.00%) SQL
13 9 (25.00%) HTML
13 9 (25.00%) Ant
13 9 (25.00%) Finance
13 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 8 (22.22%) PHP
14 8 (22.22%) Eclipse

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
2 10 (27.78%) JBoss
3 9 (25.00%) Apache
4 8 (22.22%) WordPress
4 8 (22.22%) nginx
5 2 (5.56%) CMS
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) DataStax
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Maven
1 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
2 10 (27.78%) Selenium
3 9 (25.00%) Ant
3 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.89%) Hudson
5 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
5 5 (13.89%) Gradle
6 4 (11.11%) FitNesse
7 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
7 3 (8.33%) JIRA
7 3 (8.33%) JProfiler
8 2 (5.56%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.78%) Calabash
9 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
9 1 (2.78%) NCrunch
9 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.78%) Appium
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.78%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (2.78%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.78%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) JSON
2 23 (63.89%) XML
3 21 (58.33%) Web Services
4 16 (44.44%) SOAP
5 11 (30.56%) Spring
6 9 (25.00%) JSP
6 9 (25.00%) HTML
7 7 (19.44%) J2EE
7 7 (19.44%) CSS
8 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
8 5 (13.89%) Java EE
8 5 (13.89%) Apache CXF
9 4 (11.11%) jQuery
9 4 (11.11%) XML Schema
9 4 (11.11%) XSLT
9 4 (11.11%) JSF
10 3 (8.33%) RichFaces
11 2 (5.56%) HTML5
11 2 (5.56%) CSS3
11 2 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
1 9 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) TDD
3 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (33.33%) BDD
5 9 (25.00%) SOA
6 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (19.44%) DevOps
8 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 6 (16.67%) Scrum
9 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 4 (11.11%) User Stories
10 4 (11.11%) Web Development
10 4 (11.11%) MVC
11 3 (8.33%) OO
11 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (8.33%) ATDD
11 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) PHP
4 8 (22.22%) PHP5
5 4 (11.11%) XPath
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Apple
1 1 (2.78%) Google