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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 69 114 88
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -26
Contract jobs citing REST 53 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.43% 0.69% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.79% 3.42% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 22
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £324 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £404 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
REST
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
603 644 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.70% 20.13% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 348 427
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Glasgow +39 39 £400 +14.28% 5
Edinburgh +21 13 £450 +15.38% 3
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 84 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
1 84 (76.36%) Java
2 72 (65.45%) Web Services
3 66 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 57 (51.82%) Scrum
4 57 (51.82%) Open Source
5 56 (50.91%) Python
6 55 (50.00%) Maven
7 53 (48.18%) Gradle
8 50 (45.45%) PostGIS
8 50 (45.45%) JIRA
8 50 (45.45%) GIS
8 50 (45.45%) GeoServer
8 50 (45.45%) OpenLayers
9 49 (44.55%) ESRI
9 49 (44.55%) Leaflet
10 46 (41.82%) Selenium
11 43 (39.09%) JBehave
11 43 (39.09%) Cucumber
11 43 (39.09%) SDLC
12 38 (34.55%) Jenkins
13 33 (30.00%) AngularJS
13 33 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (30.00%) TDD
14 31 (28.18%) WCAG
14 31 (28.18%) User Experience
15 30 (27.27%) Microservices
16 29 (26.36%) Artifactory
16 29 (26.36%) NoSQL
17 28 (25.45%) Ansible

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 50 (45.45%) GeoServer
2 8 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.45%) Apache
4 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.73%) Confluence
5 3 (2.73%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.91%) Force.com
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.45%) GIS
2 29 (26.36%) NoSQL
3 18 (16.36%) Spatial Data
4 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.45%) MySQL
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.82%) Big Data
8 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.91%) DB2
9 1 (0.91%) IBM BigInsights
9 1 (0.91%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 55 (50.00%) Maven
2 53 (48.18%) Gradle
3 50 (45.45%) JIRA
4 46 (41.82%) Selenium
5 43 (39.09%) Cucumber
5 43 (39.09%) JBehave
6 38 (34.55%) Jenkins
7 29 (26.36%) Artifactory
8 12 (10.91%) JUnit
9 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (7.27%) Subversion
11 6 (5.45%) Mockito
12 5 (4.55%) Ant
12 5 (4.55%) Bitbucket
12 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
13 4 (3.64%) Apache Ivy
14 3 (2.73%) Jasmine
15 2 (1.82%) Grunt
15 2 (1.82%) IntelliJ
16 1 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Legal
4 3 (2.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Front Office
5 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (84.55%) Developer
2 48 (43.64%) GIS Developer
3 29 (26.36%) Java Developer
4 18 (16.36%) Web Developer
5 14 (12.73%) Open Source Developer
6 12 (10.91%) GIS Web Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Angular Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Consultant
10 4 (3.64%) Digital Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Server Consultant
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Consultant
11 3 (2.73%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.82%) Cloud Automation Engineer
12 2 (1.82%) Cloud Engineer
12 2 (1.82%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (65.45%) Web Services
2 50 (45.45%) OpenLayers
2 50 (45.45%) PostGIS
3 49 (44.55%) Leaflet
4 33 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 25 (22.73%) HTML
6 23 (20.91%) SOAP
7 21 (19.09%) CSS
7 21 (19.09%) JSON
8 20 (18.18%) Spring
9 17 (15.45%) HTML5
10 15 (13.64%) JMS
11 11 (10.00%) J2EE
12 10 (9.09%) CSS3
13 9 (8.18%) XML
14 7 (6.36%) jQuery
14 7 (6.36%) React
14 7 (6.36%) RESTful
15 6 (5.45%) Apache CXF
15 6 (5.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.18%) User Experience
2 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.64%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.64%) EMC VNX
3 4 (3.64%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.64%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.73%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.82%) Equities
5 2 (1.82%) NHS
5 2 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.91%) DataPower
6 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) iPad
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Linux
2 8 (7.27%) Unix
3 7 (6.36%) Windows
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (51.82%) Open Source
2 57 (51.82%) Scrum
3 43 (39.09%) SDLC
4 33 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (30.00%) TDD
5 30 (27.27%) Microservices
6 27 (24.55%) Web Development
7 21 (19.09%) BDD
8 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.91%) MVC
9 12 (10.91%) SOA
10 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.27%) Migration
12 7 (6.36%) Workflow
13 6 (5.45%) API Development
13 6 (5.45%) API Integration
13 6 (5.45%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
13 6 (5.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 84 (76.36%) Java
2 66 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 56 (50.91%) Python
4 18 (16.36%) SQL
5 12 (10.91%) C#
6 6 (5.45%) Groovy
6 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.45%) VBScript
6 6 (5.45%) XPath
6 6 (5.45%) XQuery
7 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.82%) ES6
9 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.91%) C++
9 1 (0.91%) Clojure
9 1 (0.91%) JSX
9 1 (0.91%) Lisp
9 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.91%) Perl
9 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) VCAP
1 4 (3.64%) VCP6
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.18%) WCAG
2 22 (20.00%) QA
3 6 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Docker
2 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (25.45%) Ansible
2 6 (5.45%) SCCM
3 4 (3.64%) vRealize
4 1 (0.91%) Kibana
4 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.91%) Mesos
4 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (44.55%) ESRI
2 10 (9.09%) VMware
3 6 (5.45%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.64%) Cisco
4 4 (3.64%) EMC
4 4 (3.64%) IBM
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle
5 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.73%) Sybase
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.82%) Reuters
6 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.91%) Perforce
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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