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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 62 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing RESTful 20 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.13% 1.47% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +14.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
246 341 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.98% 27.93% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 179 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £190
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 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 (70.00%) XML
2 26 (65.00%) JSON
3 23 (57.50%) SOAP
4 22 (55.00%) Java
5 21 (52.50%) Web Services
6 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 14 (35.00%) JBoss
9 13 (32.50%) Spring
10 12 (30.00%) TDD
10 12 (30.00%) HTTP
10 12 (30.00%) J2EE
10 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
11 11 (27.50%) Apache
11 11 (27.50%) Maven
12 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (25.00%) Cucumber
12 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 10 (25.00%) Linux
12 10 (25.00%) PHP
13 9 (22.50%) Finance
13 9 (22.50%) HTML
13 9 (22.50%) JSP
13 9 (22.50%) SOA
13 9 (22.50%) Mac OS X
13 9 (22.50%) BDD
13 9 (22.50%) Apache CXF
13 9 (22.50%) Java EE
13 9 (22.50%) jQuery
14 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (35.00%) JBoss
2 11 (27.50%) Apache
3 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (20.00%) WordPress
4 8 (20.00%) nginx
5 4 (10.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Drupal
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) DataStax
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Maven
2 10 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 7 (17.50%) Ant
4 7 (17.50%) Selenium
5 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (7.50%) Subversion
8 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
8 3 (7.50%) JProfiler
9 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (5.00%) JUnit
9 2 (5.00%) JMeter
9 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
9 2 (5.00%) Hudson
9 2 (5.00%) Gradle
10 1 (2.50%) Calabash
10 1 (2.50%) Trac
10 1 (2.50%) Android Studio
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (12.50%) UI Programmer
6 5 (12.50%) UI Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Tester
8 3 (7.50%) Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
10 1 (2.50%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (70.00%) XML
2 26 (65.00%) JSON
3 23 (57.50%) SOAP
4 21 (52.50%) Web Services
5 13 (32.50%) Spring
6 12 (30.00%) J2EE
7 9 (22.50%) HTML
7 9 (22.50%) JSP
7 9 (22.50%) Apache CXF
7 9 (22.50%) Java EE
7 9 (22.50%) jQuery
8 8 (20.00%) JSF
9 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
9 7 (17.50%) RichFaces
10 5 (12.50%) CSS
11 4 (10.00%) XSLT
11 4 (10.00%) XML Schema
12 3 (7.50%) HTML5
13 2 (5.00%) Ajax
13 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) W3C
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) TDD
3 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (22.50%) SOA
4 9 (22.50%) BDD
5 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.00%) Refactoring
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) Web Design
7 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Web Development
8 4 (10.00%) MVC
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) User Stories
8 4 (10.00%) DevOps
9 3 (7.50%) CRM
9 3 (7.50%) OO
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) PHP
4 8 (20.00%) PHP5
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) XPath
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle
1 1 (2.50%) Apple
1 1 (2.50%) Google