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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 79 113 95
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Contract jobs citing REST 46 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.05% 0.70% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.42% 3.55% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 18
Median daily rate £419 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £326 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +57.14%
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
620 648 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.69% 19.78% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 329 404
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +28 27 £450 +4.04% 4
Glasgow +19 19 £400 +14.28% 3
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 77 (74.76%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (66.99%) Web Services
3 67 (65.05%) Java
4 64 (62.14%) JavaScript
5 56 (54.37%) Scrum
6 55 (53.40%) Maven
7 52 (50.49%) Open Source
8 50 (48.54%) Gradle
8 50 (48.54%) Python
9 48 (46.60%) GIS
9 48 (46.60%) PostGIS
9 48 (46.60%) GeoServer
10 47 (45.63%) OpenLayers
11 46 (44.66%) Leaflet
11 46 (44.66%) ESRI
12 44 (42.72%) JIRA
13 41 (39.81%) SDLC
14 39 (37.86%) Selenium
15 37 (35.92%) Jenkins
15 37 (35.92%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (34.95%) JBehave
16 36 (34.95%) Cucumber
16 36 (34.95%) TDD
17 34 (33.01%) AngularJS
18 31 (30.10%) Web Development
19 30 (29.13%) Microservices
20 28 (27.18%) User Experience
20 28 (27.18%) WCAG
20 28 (27.18%) CSS
21 26 (25.24%) Artifactory

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 48 (46.60%) GeoServer
2 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.91%) Apache
4 3 (2.91%) JBoss
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (46.60%) GIS
2 24 (23.30%) NoSQL
3 15 (14.56%) Spatial Data
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.91%) MySQL
7 2 (1.94%) QGIS
7 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (53.40%) Maven
2 50 (48.54%) Gradle
3 44 (42.72%) JIRA
4 39 (37.86%) Selenium
5 37 (35.92%) Jenkins
6 36 (34.95%) Cucumber
6 36 (34.95%) JBehave
7 26 (25.24%) Artifactory
8 16 (15.53%) JUnit
9 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
9 15 (14.56%) Subversion
10 13 (12.62%) Mockito
11 12 (11.65%) Bitbucket
11 12 (11.65%) Eclipse
12 7 (6.80%) Jasmine
13 6 (5.83%) Grunt
14 2 (1.94%) Ant
14 2 (1.94%) GitLab
14 2 (1.94%) IntelliJ
15 1 (0.97%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (15.53%) Banking
2 11 (10.68%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (83.50%) Developer
2 46 (44.66%) GIS Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Web Developer
4 15 (14.56%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.65%) GIS Web Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (8.74%) Open Source Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Digital Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Server Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Windows Consultant
10 3 (2.91%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 2 (1.94%) Cloud Engineer
11 2 (1.94%) Data Architect
11 2 (1.94%) Java Web Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (66.99%) Web Services
2 48 (46.60%) PostGIS
3 47 (45.63%) OpenLayers
4 46 (44.66%) Leaflet
5 34 (33.01%) AngularJS
6 28 (27.18%) CSS
7 23 (22.33%) HTML
7 23 (22.33%) SOAP
8 22 (21.36%) Spring
9 18 (17.48%) React
10 16 (15.53%) HTML5
11 14 (13.59%) CSS3
12 13 (12.62%) Spring MVC
13 12 (11.65%) Struts
14 11 (10.68%) JSON
15 9 (8.74%) JMS
16 7 (6.80%) RESTful
16 7 (6.80%) XML
17 5 (4.85%) hapi
17 5 (4.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) User Experience
2 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.85%) iPad
3 4 (3.88%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.88%) EMC VNX
3 4 (3.88%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.97%) DataPower
4 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Windows
2 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.85%) Linux
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (74.76%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) Scrum
3 52 (50.49%) Open Source
4 41 (39.81%) SDLC
5 37 (35.92%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (34.95%) TDD
7 31 (30.10%) Web Development
8 30 (29.13%) Microservices
9 18 (17.48%) MVC
10 17 (16.50%) BDD
11 14 (13.59%) Unit Testing
12 12 (11.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (11.65%) Web Design
13 11 (10.68%) Front End Development
14 10 (9.71%) SOA
15 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
16 7 (6.80%) Migration
17 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
17 6 (5.83%) Integration Testing
17 6 (5.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) Java
2 64 (62.14%) JavaScript
3 50 (48.54%) Python
4 15 (14.56%) SQL
5 11 (10.68%) C#
6 6 (5.83%) ES6
6 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.83%) VBScript
7 5 (4.85%) JSX
8 4 (3.88%) Groovy
8 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.91%) XPath
9 3 (2.91%) XQuery
10 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) VCAP
1 4 (3.88%) VCP6
1 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.18%) WCAG
2 18 (17.48%) QA
3 6 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Docker
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (24.27%) Ansible
2 6 (5.83%) SCCM
3 4 (3.88%) vRealize
4 1 (0.97%) Kibana
4 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.97%) Mesos
4 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (44.66%) ESRI
2 10 (9.71%) VMware
3 6 (5.83%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.88%) Cisco
4 4 (3.88%) EMC
4 4 (3.88%) IBM
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle
5 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.94%) Reuters
6 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.94%) Sybase
7 1 (0.97%) Perforce
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