The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 92 110 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs citing REST 54 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.86% 0.75% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.31% 3.67% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 26
Median daily rate £363 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
REST
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
580 599 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.95% 20.56% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 302 468
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Scotland region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Scotland region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

REST
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +26 41 £500 +21.21% 1
Glasgow +2 13 £300 -22.58% 3
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UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for REST.

1 89 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (61.36%) Web Services
3 75 (56.82%) Java
4 66 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 55 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 53 (40.15%) Maven
7 52 (39.39%) Python
8 49 (37.12%) SOAP
8 49 (37.12%) Gradle
9 46 (34.85%) Scrum
10 45 (34.09%) Open Source
11 43 (32.58%) TDD
11 43 (32.58%) JIRA
11 43 (32.58%) GIS
11 43 (32.58%) PostGIS
11 43 (32.58%) GeoServer
12 41 (31.06%) OpenLayers
12 41 (31.06%) SQL
13 40 (30.30%) Leaflet
14 38 (28.79%) SDLC
14 38 (28.79%) ESRI
15 36 (27.27%) Microservices
16 35 (26.52%) CSS
17 33 (25.00%) SOA
18 32 (24.24%) Selenium
19 31 (23.48%) JBehave
19 31 (23.48%) Cucumber
20 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (21.97%) HTML
21 28 (21.21%) XML

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (32.58%) GeoServer
2 11 (8.33%) Node.js
3 8 (6.06%) MQSeries
3 8 (6.06%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.27%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.52%) Apache
6 2 (1.52%) JBoss
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) Captiva
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) nginx
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.76%) IaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.91%) HTTP
2 12 (9.09%) SSL
3 8 (6.06%) FTP
3 8 (6.06%) HTTPS
3 8 (6.06%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) DDNS
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.58%) GIS
2 28 (21.21%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.52%) QGIS
5 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (40.15%) Maven
2 49 (37.12%) Gradle
3 43 (32.58%) JIRA
4 32 (24.24%) Selenium
5 31 (23.48%) Cucumber
5 31 (23.48%) JBehave
6 27 (20.45%) Jenkins
7 22 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 22 (16.67%) Subversion
8 21 (15.91%) JUnit
8 21 (15.91%) Mockito
9 19 (14.39%) Eclipse
10 18 (13.64%) Bitbucket
11 12 (9.09%) SoapUI
12 11 (8.33%) Artifactory
12 11 (8.33%) Jasmine
13 10 (7.58%) ClearCase
14 8 (6.06%) XMLSpy
15 6 (4.55%) Grunt
16 4 (3.03%) GitLab
General
1 22 (16.67%) Banking
2 20 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Automotive
4 1 (0.76%) Front Office
4 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 103 (78.03%) Developer
2 38 (28.79%) GIS Developer
3 16 (12.12%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.12%) Web Developer
4 13 (9.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (8.33%) Architect
5 11 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (7.58%) Integration Developer
7 8 (6.06%) GIS Web Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Open Source Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.79%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Consultant
10 4 (3.03%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Server Consultant
10 4 (3.03%) Windows Consultant
11 3 (2.27%) GIS Architect
11 3 (2.27%) Java Architect
11 3 (2.27%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (61.36%) Web Services
2 55 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 49 (37.12%) SOAP
4 43 (32.58%) PostGIS
5 41 (31.06%) OpenLayers
6 40 (30.30%) Leaflet
7 35 (26.52%) CSS
8 29 (21.97%) HTML
9 28 (21.21%) Spring
9 28 (21.21%) XML
10 27 (20.45%) React
11 26 (19.70%) JSON
12 20 (15.15%) HTML5
12 20 (15.15%) WSDL
12 20 (15.15%) XSD
13 19 (14.39%) CSS3
14 17 (12.88%) Spring MVC
15 15 (11.36%) RESTful
15 15 (11.36%) Struts
16 13 (9.85%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) User Experience
2 11 (8.33%) DataPower
2 11 (8.33%) iPad
3 8 (6.06%) SWIFT
4 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.03%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.03%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.18%) Windows
2 19 (14.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.33%) Unix
4 8 (6.06%) Linux
5 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.85%) Scrum
3 45 (34.09%) Open Source
4 43 (32.58%) TDD
5 38 (28.79%) SDLC
6 36 (27.27%) Microservices
7 33 (25.00%) SOA
8 29 (21.97%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (19.70%) MVC
9 26 (19.70%) Web Development
10 18 (13.64%) BDD
11 16 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (12.12%) Web Design
12 15 (11.36%) Unit Testing
13 12 (9.09%) Integration Testing
14 11 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 11 (8.33%) Front End Development
14 11 (8.33%) Service Design
15 10 (7.58%) Configuration Management
16 9 (6.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (56.82%) Java
2 66 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 52 (39.39%) Python
4 41 (31.06%) SQL
5 11 (8.33%) ES6
6 9 (6.82%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.06%) C#
8 6 (4.55%) JSX
8 6 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.55%) VBScript
9 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.76%) C++
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Degree
1 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.94%) QA
2 10 (7.58%) WCAG
3 8 (6.06%) HL7
3 8 (6.06%) SEPA
4 7 (5.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (4.55%) PCI DSS
5 6 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Ansible
2 8 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (4.55%) SCCM
4 2 (1.52%) Control-M
4 2 (1.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.76%) Mesos
5 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) ESRI
2 24 (18.18%) IBM
3 12 (9.09%) Oracle
4 8 (6.06%) HP
4 8 (6.06%) Remedy
5 6 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (1.52%) Cisco
6 2 (1.52%) Sybase
7 1 (0.76%) Avaya
7 1 (0.76%) Cognos
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) Google
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago