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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RESTful
Rank 62 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing RESTful 31 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.18% 0.97% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.14% 4.81% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 2
Average daily rate £363 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £335 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £455 £348
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 £29.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.25% -
RESTful
Scotland

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
381 270 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.74% 20.06% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 150 138
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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
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 9 February 2016, 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 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Web Services
3 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
3 29 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (46.30%) Java
4 25 (46.30%) XML
4 25 (46.30%) SOAP
5 24 (44.44%) jQuery
6 22 (40.74%) CSS
6 22 (40.74%) HTML
7 21 (38.89%) HTTP
7 21 (38.89%) JSON
7 21 (38.89%) Waterfall
8 20 (37.04%) Spring
9 19 (35.19%) Scrum
10 18 (33.33%) SDLC
11 17 (31.48%) Linux
12 16 (29.63%) TDD
12 16 (29.63%) AngularJS
13 15 (27.78%) HTML5
13 15 (27.78%) CSS3
14 14 (25.93%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (25.93%) Maven
15 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
15 13 (24.07%) Mac OS X
16 12 (22.22%) JBoss
16 12 (22.22%) SOA
16 12 (22.22%) Eclipse
16 12 (22.22%) Web Development
16 12 (22.22%) Unit Testing

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (22.22%) JBoss
2 9 (16.67%) Apache
2 9 (16.67%) nginx
3 8 (14.81%) Node.js
3 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.96%) WebLogic
4 7 (12.96%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.70%) CMS
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.70%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) HBase
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Maven
2 12 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 10 (18.52%) JProfiler
4 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.26%) JIRA
6 4 (7.41%) gulp
6 4 (7.41%) Subversion
7 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.70%) Ant
8 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.70%) FishEye
8 2 (3.70%) JUnit
8 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.70%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.85%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.96%) PHP Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.41%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) Web Services
2 25 (46.30%) SOAP
2 25 (46.30%) XML
3 24 (44.44%) jQuery
4 22 (40.74%) CSS
4 22 (40.74%) HTML
5 21 (38.89%) JSON
6 20 (37.04%) Spring
7 16 (29.63%) AngularJS
8 15 (27.78%) CSS3
8 15 (27.78%) HTML5
9 13 (24.07%) Hibernate
10 11 (20.37%) J2EE
11 10 (18.52%) Apache CXF
11 10 (18.52%) Drools
11 10 (18.52%) Java EE
11 10 (18.52%) jBPM
11 10 (18.52%) JSF
11 10 (18.52%) RichFaces
11 10 (18.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) User Experience
2 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) iPad
3 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.26%) Data Structures
5 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.41%) iPhone
6 3 (5.56%) VLE
7 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.85%) FMCG
8 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 19 (35.19%) Scrum
5 18 (33.33%) SDLC
6 16 (29.63%) TDD
7 14 (25.93%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (22.22%) SOA
8 12 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 12 (22.22%) Web Development
9 11 (20.37%) Open Source
9 11 (20.37%) Project Management
9 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
9 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 10 (18.52%) BPMN
10 10 (18.52%) OO
10 10 (18.52%) Refactoring
10 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
2 25 (46.30%) Java
3 9 (16.67%) PHP
4 6 (11.11%) PHP 5
5 5 (9.26%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) C#
6 4 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Varnish
3 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe
2 2 (3.70%) Google
2 2 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.85%) Telerik