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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 83 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 36 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.82% 1.25% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.62% 6.15% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 20
Median daily rate £400 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £36.98 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-17.13% -17.83%
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
544 585 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.53% 20.25% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 343 436
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +19 25 £400 +16.36% 4
Edinburgh +11 10 £370 +16.07% 4
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 67 (78.82%) Java
2 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (61.18%) Web Services
4 43 (50.59%) JavaScript
5 42 (49.41%) Maven
6 38 (44.71%) Scrum
6 38 (44.71%) Gradle
7 35 (41.18%) JIRA
7 35 (41.18%) Python
8 34 (40.00%) Open Source
9 30 (35.29%) Selenium
10 28 (32.94%) GIS
10 28 (32.94%) JBehave
10 28 (32.94%) Cucumber
10 28 (32.94%) PostGIS
10 28 (32.94%) GeoServer
11 27 (31.76%) OpenLayers
11 27 (31.76%) Jenkins
12 26 (30.59%) Leaflet
12 26 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (30.59%) ESRI
13 25 (29.41%) JSON
13 25 (29.41%) HTML
13 25 (29.41%) Microservices
14 24 (28.24%) AngularJS
14 24 (28.24%) SOAP
14 24 (28.24%) TDD
15 22 (25.88%) SDLC
16 21 (24.71%) Spring
17 20 (23.53%) WCAG

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 28 (32.94%) GeoServer
2 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.24%) Apache
4 4 (4.71%) Confluence
4 4 (4.71%) JBoss
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) GIS
2 18 (21.18%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.59%) Spatial Data
4 7 (8.24%) MySQL
4 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.35%) Big Data
7 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.35%) QGIS
8 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) DB2
8 1 (1.18%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (49.41%) Maven
2 38 (44.71%) Gradle
3 35 (41.18%) JIRA
4 30 (35.29%) Selenium
5 28 (32.94%) Cucumber
5 28 (32.94%) JBehave
6 27 (31.76%) Jenkins
7 17 (20.00%) Artifactory
8 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 13 (15.29%) JUnit
10 9 (10.59%) Subversion
11 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
12 6 (7.06%) Mockito
13 5 (5.88%) Ant
13 5 (5.88%) Bitbucket
14 4 (4.71%) Apache Ivy
15 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
16 2 (2.35%) GitLab
16 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
17 1 (1.18%) Hudson
General
1 11 (12.94%) Banking
2 8 (9.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Front Office
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (89.41%) Developer
2 38 (44.71%) Java Developer
3 21 (24.71%) GIS Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Open Source Developer
5 11 (12.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Python Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Digital Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.53%) GIS Web Developer
9 3 (3.53%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Architect
10 2 (2.35%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Python Web Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (61.18%) Web Services
2 28 (32.94%) PostGIS
3 27 (31.76%) OpenLayers
4 26 (30.59%) Leaflet
5 25 (29.41%) HTML
5 25 (29.41%) JSON
6 24 (28.24%) AngularJS
6 24 (28.24%) SOAP
7 21 (24.71%) Spring
8 18 (21.18%) CSS
8 18 (21.18%) HTML5
8 18 (21.18%) JMS
9 14 (16.47%) XML
10 10 (11.76%) J2EE
11 9 (10.59%) CSS3
11 9 (10.59%) XSLT
12 8 (9.41%) .NET
12 8 (9.41%) Hibernate
13 7 (8.24%) Ajax
13 7 (8.24%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) User Experience
2 4 (4.71%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) DataPower
3 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.35%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) Equities
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
4 2 (2.35%) Social Media
4 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (44.71%) Scrum
3 34 (40.00%) Open Source
4 26 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (29.41%) Microservices
6 24 (28.24%) TDD
7 22 (25.88%) SDLC
8 18 (21.18%) Web Development
9 15 (17.65%) SOA
10 14 (16.47%) BDD
10 14 (16.47%) Unit Testing
11 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.59%) Open Source Development
13 7 (8.24%) Automated Testing
13 7 (8.24%) MVC
13 7 (8.24%) Workflow
14 5 (5.88%) High Availability
14 5 (5.88%) OO
15 4 (4.71%) Multithreading
15 4 (4.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 67 (78.82%) Java
2 43 (50.59%) JavaScript
3 35 (41.18%) Python
4 13 (15.29%) SQL
5 8 (9.41%) C#
6 7 (8.24%) Groovy
6 7 (8.24%) XPath
6 7 (8.24%) XQuery
7 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.53%) C
8 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.18%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.18%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) Clojure
9 1 (1.18%) ES6
9 1 (1.18%) Haskell
9 1 (1.18%) Lisp
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) VCAP
1 2 (2.35%) VCP6
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.53%) WCAG
2 13 (15.29%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) vSphere
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Ansible
2 2 (2.35%) vRealize
3 1 (1.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) ESRI
2 7 (8.24%) IBM
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle
4 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.53%) Reuters
5 3 (3.53%) Sybase
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) EMC
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.35%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) Perforce
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
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