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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 67 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing RESTful 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 0.72% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£400 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
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
284 276 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.76% 24.53% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 136 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 24 (70.59%) SOAP
2 23 (67.65%) Java
3 21 (61.76%) XML
4 16 (47.06%) JSON
5 15 (44.12%) Web Services
6 14 (41.18%) J2EE
7 13 (38.24%) JBoss
7 13 (38.24%) HTTP
7 13 (38.24%) jQuery
8 12 (35.29%) JSF
8 12 (35.29%) JSP
8 12 (35.29%) HTML
9 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
9 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (32.35%) Java EE
9 11 (32.35%) Apache CXF
9 11 (32.35%) RichFaces
10 10 (29.41%) Web Design
11 9 (26.47%) PHP
11 9 (26.47%) Apache
12 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
12 8 (23.53%) Open Source
13 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
13 7 (20.59%) Android
13 7 (20.59%) Spring
13 7 (20.59%) TDD
13 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
14 6 (17.65%) Linux
14 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (17.65%) Cucumber

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (38.24%) JBoss
2 9 (26.47%) Apache
3 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
4 5 (14.71%) nginx
4 5 (14.71%) CMS
5 4 (11.76%) WordPress
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.94%) Lync
6 1 (2.94%) Drupal
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) Ant
3 4 (11.76%) JMeter
3 4 (11.76%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) JUnit
3 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 4 (11.76%) Mercurial
3 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.82%) HttpUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.88%) Hudson
5 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.88%) Gradle
6 1 (2.94%) Appium
6 1 (2.94%) Trac
6 1 (2.94%) Calabash
6 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Senior Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Java Developer
2 11 (32.35%) UI Developer
2 11 (32.35%) UI Programmer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior UI Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) SOAP
2 21 (61.76%) XML
3 16 (47.06%) JSON
4 15 (44.12%) Web Services
5 14 (41.18%) J2EE
6 13 (38.24%) jQuery
7 12 (35.29%) JSF
7 12 (35.29%) JSP
7 12 (35.29%) HTML
8 11 (32.35%) Java EE
8 11 (32.35%) Apache CXF
8 11 (32.35%) RichFaces
9 7 (20.59%) Spring
10 5 (14.71%) CSS
10 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
11 4 (11.76%) .NET
11 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (8.82%) HTML5
13 2 (5.88%) XML Schema
14 1 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Open Source
2 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 3 (8.82%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
1 7 (20.59%) Android
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Web Design
3 7 (20.59%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) BDD
5 4 (11.76%) SOA
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) Refactoring
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) PHP
4 5 (14.71%) PHP5
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.82%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) XPath
7 2 (5.88%) Scala
7 2 (5.88%) Groovy
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Apple