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 1 July 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
1 Jul 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 58 18 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.99% 0.60% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.49% 2.86% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 34
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-42.57% +29.41%
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
683 630 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.43% 20.97% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 292 480
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £441 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +47 51 £500 +5.26% 2
Glasgow -3 7 £313 -10.71% 5
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 94 (70.68%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (63.16%) Web Services
3 80 (60.15%) Java
4 69 (51.88%) JavaScript
5 60 (45.11%) Maven
6 59 (44.36%) Scrum
7 57 (42.86%) Gradle
8 55 (41.35%) Python
9 53 (39.85%) Open Source
10 51 (38.35%) PostGIS
10 51 (38.35%) GIS
10 51 (38.35%) GeoServer
11 50 (37.59%) OpenLayers
12 49 (36.84%) Leaflet
12 49 (36.84%) JIRA
13 48 (36.09%) ESRI
14 47 (35.34%) SOAP
14 47 (35.34%) AngularJS
15 44 (33.08%) TDD
15 44 (33.08%) SDLC
16 40 (30.08%) SQL
16 40 (30.08%) Selenium
17 39 (29.32%) JBehave
17 39 (29.32%) Cucumber
18 38 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (26.32%) Web Development
20 34 (25.56%) Jenkins
21 33 (24.81%) SOA
22 32 (24.06%) Microservices
23 31 (23.31%) CSS

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 51 (38.35%) GeoServer
2 8 (6.02%) MQSeries
2 8 (6.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) JBoss
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.75%) Captiva
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
6 1 (0.75%) nginx
6 1 (0.75%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.79%) HTTP
2 12 (9.02%) SSL
3 8 (6.02%) FTP
3 8 (6.02%) HTTPS
3 8 (6.02%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (38.35%) GIS
2 28 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 16 (12.03%) Spatial Data
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.50%) QGIS
7 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (45.11%) Maven
2 57 (42.86%) Gradle
3 49 (36.84%) JIRA
4 40 (30.08%) Selenium
5 39 (29.32%) Cucumber
5 39 (29.32%) JBehave
6 34 (25.56%) Jenkins
7 22 (16.54%) Artifactory
8 21 (15.79%) Subversion
9 20 (15.04%) Git (software)
9 20 (15.04%) JUnit
9 20 (15.04%) Mockito
10 19 (14.29%) Eclipse
11 18 (13.53%) Bitbucket
12 12 (9.02%) SoapUI
13 9 (6.77%) ClearCase
13 9 (6.77%) Jasmine
14 8 (6.02%) XMLSpy
15 6 (4.51%) Grunt
16 2 (1.50%) GitLab
General
1 21 (15.79%) Banking
2 17 (12.78%) Finance
3 5 (3.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
4 1 (0.75%) Front Office
4 1 (0.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 109 (81.95%) Developer
2 48 (36.09%) GIS Developer
3 23 (17.29%) Web Developer
4 14 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.02%) GIS Web Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (8.27%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (7.52%) Integration Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Open Source Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Architect
10 4 (3.01%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) Consultant
10 4 (3.01%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.01%) Server Consultant
10 4 (3.01%) Windows Consultant
11 3 (2.26%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.26%) SOA Developer
11 3 (2.26%) SQL Developer
12 2 (1.50%) Build Engineer
12 2 (1.50%) Cloud Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (63.16%) Web Services
2 51 (38.35%) PostGIS
3 50 (37.59%) OpenLayers
4 49 (36.84%) Leaflet
5 47 (35.34%) AngularJS
5 47 (35.34%) SOAP
6 31 (23.31%) CSS
7 26 (19.55%) Spring
8 25 (18.80%) HTML
8 25 (18.80%) JSON
8 25 (18.80%) React
9 23 (17.29%) XML
10 21 (15.79%) WSDL
11 20 (15.04%) HTML5
11 20 (15.04%) XSD
12 19 (14.29%) CSS3
13 17 (12.78%) Spring MVC
14 15 (11.28%) RESTful
14 15 (11.28%) Struts
15 13 (9.77%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) User Experience
2 11 (8.27%) DataPower
3 9 (6.77%) iPad
4 8 (6.02%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.01%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.01%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.01%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.75%) Clustering
8 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Windows
2 19 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.27%) Unix
4 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.76%) Linux
5 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (70.68%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (44.36%) Scrum
3 53 (39.85%) Open Source
4 44 (33.08%) SDLC
4 44 (33.08%) TDD
5 38 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (26.32%) Web Development
7 33 (24.81%) SOA
8 32 (24.06%) Microservices
9 25 (18.80%) MVC
10 16 (12.03%) BDD
10 16 (12.03%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (12.03%) Web Design
11 14 (10.53%) Unit Testing
12 11 (8.27%) Front End Development
12 11 (8.27%) Integration Testing
13 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.77%) Service Design
14 8 (6.02%) EAI
14 8 (6.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 80 (60.15%) Java
2 69 (51.88%) JavaScript
3 55 (41.35%) Python
4 40 (30.08%) SQL
5 9 (6.77%) C#
5 9 (6.77%) ES6
6 6 (4.51%) JSX
6 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.51%) VBScript
7 5 (3.76%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.75%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) PHP
9 1 (0.75%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.75%) VB
9 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
1 4 (3.01%) VCAP
1 4 (3.01%) VCP6
1 4 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.26%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.05%) WCAG
2 23 (17.29%) QA
3 8 (6.02%) HL7
3 8 (6.02%) SEPA
4 6 (4.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (4.51%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) Docker
2 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.01%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (17.29%) Ansible
2 8 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (4.51%) SCCM
4 4 (3.01%) vRealize
5 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.75%) Mesos
5 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (36.09%) ESRI
2 23 (17.29%) IBM
3 10 (7.52%) VMware
4 9 (6.77%) Oracle
5 8 (6.02%) HP
5 8 (6.02%) Remedy
6 6 (4.51%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.76%) Cisco
8 4 (3.01%) EMC
9 2 (1.50%) Sybase
10 1 (0.75%) Avaya
10 1 (0.75%) Cognos
10 1 (0.75%) Perforce
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.75%) SAP