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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 49 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 28 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.33% 0.45% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.06% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 0
Average daily rate
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£408 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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
309 208 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.75% 18.86% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 85 51
Average daily rate £390 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 53 (91.38%) SOAP
2 52 (89.66%) XML
3 45 (77.59%) Web Services
4 38 (65.52%) HTTP
5 37 (63.79%) JSON
6 35 (60.34%) Java
7 25 (43.10%) Mac OS X
7 25 (43.10%) HTML
8 24 (41.38%) Linux
9 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
9 23 (39.66%) jQuery
10 20 (34.48%) Java EE
11 19 (32.76%) Waterfall
11 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (29.31%) CSS
12 17 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (27.59%) HTML5
13 16 (27.59%) RichFaces
13 16 (27.59%) JSF
14 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
15 14 (24.14%) Web Development
15 14 (24.14%) Open Source
15 14 (24.14%) Refactoring
15 14 (24.14%) Project Management
15 14 (24.14%) J2EE
15 14 (24.14%) JBoss
16 13 (22.41%) Web Design
16 13 (22.41%) Apache CXF
17 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
17 12 (20.69%) CSS3

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
1 10 (17.24%) IIS
1 10 (17.24%) Lync
1 10 (17.24%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 38 (65.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Subversion
1 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
1 7 (12.07%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (82.76%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) UI Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Front-End Developer
2 14 (24.14%) UI Programmer
3 12 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Lead Developer
5 10 (17.24%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior UI Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
11 1 (1.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 1 (1.72%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.72%) Software Architect
11 1 (1.72%) Architect
11 1 (1.72%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (91.38%) SOAP
2 52 (89.66%) XML
3 45 (77.59%) Web Services
4 37 (63.79%) JSON
5 25 (43.10%) HTML
6 23 (39.66%) jQuery
7 20 (34.48%) Java EE
8 17 (29.31%) CSS
9 16 (27.59%) RichFaces
9 16 (27.59%) HTML5
9 16 (27.59%) JSF
10 14 (24.14%) J2EE
11 13 (22.41%) Apache CXF
12 12 (20.69%) CSS3
13 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
13 10 (17.24%) .NET
14 9 (15.52%) JSP
15 6 (10.34%) Backbone.js
16 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
16 1 (1.72%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Open Source
2 7 (12.07%) FMCG
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Mac OS X
2 24 (41.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (32.76%) Waterfall
2 17 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
4 14 (24.14%) Web Development
4 14 (24.14%) Refactoring
4 14 (24.14%) Project Management
5 13 (22.41%) Web Design
6 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
7 10 (17.24%) Dependency Management
8 9 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (13.79%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (12.07%) Scrum
11 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (10.34%) Release Management
11 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.34%) System Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.24%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) Scala
5 2 (3.45%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) JBoss
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle