The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 98 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing REST 22 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 1.01% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% 3.85% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.26% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +1.93%
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
641 597 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.29% 26.16% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 312 334
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
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 6 12 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +7 11 £450 +50.00% 1
Edinburgh -12 7 £358 -8.33% 2
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing REST 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 REST.

1 37 (52.86%) HTML
2 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (47.14%) HTML5
4 32 (45.71%) Java
5 30 (42.86%) XML
6 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (37.14%) AngularJS
7 25 (35.71%) HTTP
8 19 (27.14%) Front Office
9 18 (25.71%) SOA
9 18 (25.71%) SOAP
10 14 (20.00%) Web Services
10 14 (20.00%) TDD
11 13 (18.57%) Hibernate
11 13 (18.57%) Eclipse
12 12 (17.14%) C#
12 12 (17.14%) .NET
13 11 (15.71%) SQL
13 11 (15.71%) JPA
14 9 (12.86%) jQuery
14 9 (12.86%) Multithreading
14 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
14 9 (12.86%) CSS
14 9 (12.86%) Scrum
14 9 (12.86%) Finance
14 9 (12.86%) JSON
15 8 (11.43%) JAAS
15 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (11.43%) Apache CXF
15 8 (11.43%) Software Architecture

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing REST 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 REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.71%) FileNet
2 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.71%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) Intranet
3 2 (2.86%) Extranet
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (10.00%) MySQL
2 7 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Eclipse
2 7 (10.00%) Subversion
3 6 (8.57%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.71%) JUnit
4 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.29%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.29%) Maven
6 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.86%) Ant
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.86%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Hudson
7 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.43%) QUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Mockito
7 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 19 (27.14%) Front Office
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (62.86%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Development Specialist
4 9 (12.86%) Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.00%) UI Programmer
6 7 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Digital Architect
7 6 (8.57%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (2.86%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Technical Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.43%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.86%) HTML
2 33 (47.14%) HTML5
3 30 (42.86%) XML
4 26 (37.14%) AngularJS
5 18 (25.71%) SOAP
6 14 (20.00%) Web Services
7 13 (18.57%) Hibernate
8 12 (17.14%) .NET
9 11 (15.71%) JPA
10 9 (12.86%) jQuery
10 9 (12.86%) CSS
10 9 (12.86%) JSON
11 8 (11.43%) JAAS
11 8 (11.43%) Apache CXF
12 7 (10.00%) Django
12 7 (10.00%) Play Framework
12 7 (10.00%) Dojo
12 7 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (8.57%) Spring
13 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.57%) Derivative
3 6 (8.57%) User Experience
3 6 (8.57%) Open Source
4 3 (4.29%) Social Media
5 2 (2.86%) Clustering
5 2 (2.86%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.86%) DataPower
6 1 (1.43%) iPhone
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
1 6 (8.57%) Android
1 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.29%) UNIX
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) SOA
3 14 (20.00%) TDD
4 9 (12.86%) Multithreading
4 9 (12.86%) Scrum
5 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.43%) Software Architecture
6 7 (10.00%) Product Management
6 7 (10.00%) Kanban
6 7 (10.00%) User Stories
6 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.00%) OO
7 6 (8.57%) MVC
7 6 (8.57%) Android Development
7 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Line Management
8 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.71%) BPEL
9 4 (5.71%) UML
10 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (45.71%) Java
3 12 (17.14%) C#
4 11 (15.71%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) Scala
5 7 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) Clojure
8 1 (1.43%) ClojureScript
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Google
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle
1 6 (8.57%) IBM
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Sybase
3 2 (2.86%) Yahoo!
3 2 (2.86%) Kony
4 1 (1.43%) Cognos
4 1 (1.43%) CA
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirling
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago