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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 83 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing REST 45 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.87% 1.99% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £408 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £355 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £493 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
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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
766 752 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.83% 29.68% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 383 243
Average daily rate £360 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
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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 +11 20 £613 +22.50% 5
Edinburgh -1 8 £343 -14.37% 3
Stirling - 8 £415 -
West Lothian 0 1 £375 -10.71%
Fife - - - -
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 62 (68.13%) HTML
2 59 (64.84%) Java
3 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (41.76%) HTML5
4 32 (35.16%) XML
5 29 (31.87%) HTTP
6 22 (24.18%) TDD
6 22 (24.18%) Spring
7 20 (21.98%) Configuration Management
7 20 (21.98%) Unit Testing
8 19 (20.88%) MongoDB
8 19 (20.88%) SOA
8 19 (20.88%) Hibernate
9 18 (19.78%) UNIX
10 17 (18.68%) Web Services
10 17 (18.68%) MVC
10 17 (18.68%) JSON
10 17 (18.68%) AngularJS
11 16 (17.58%) User Experience
12 15 (16.48%) Relational Database
12 15 (16.48%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (16.48%) Web Design
12 15 (16.48%) CSS
13 14 (15.38%) SOAP
13 14 (15.38%) Linux
13 14 (15.38%) Ajax
13 14 (15.38%) Maven
14 13 (14.29%) Scrum
14 13 (14.29%) Mac OS X

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 6 (6.59%) FileNet
1 6 (6.59%) GlassFish
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.20%) CMS
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) MongoDB
2 15 (16.48%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.19%) Neo4j
4 9 (9.89%) MySQL
5 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
6 7 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.30%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Maven
2 12 (13.19%) QUnit
2 12 (13.19%) Jasmine
3 8 (8.79%) JUnit
4 7 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.69%) Hudson
5 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.49%) Subversion
6 4 (4.40%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.20%) Ant
8 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.20%) Gradle
9 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.10%) Selenium
9 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 12 (13.19%) Front Office
2 11 (12.09%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (76.92%) Developer
2 38 (41.76%) Java Developer
3 9 (9.89%) UX Developer
4 7 (7.69%) UI Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Architect
4 7 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 7 (7.69%) Development Specialist
4 7 (7.69%) UI Programmer
5 6 (6.59%) Digital Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Programmer
7 4 (4.40%) FileNet Developer
8 3 (3.30%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (3.30%) Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Java Programmer
8 3 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (68.13%) HTML
2 38 (41.76%) HTML5
3 32 (35.16%) XML
4 22 (24.18%) Spring
5 19 (20.88%) Hibernate
6 17 (18.68%) JSON
6 17 (18.68%) Web Services
6 17 (18.68%) AngularJS
7 15 (16.48%) CSS
8 14 (15.38%) SOAP
8 14 (15.38%) Ajax
9 12 (13.19%) Spring MVC
9 12 (13.19%) JAX-RS
9 12 (13.19%) CSS3
10 11 (12.09%) Backbone.js
10 11 (12.09%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (10.99%) J2EE
12 9 (9.89%) .NET
12 9 (9.89%) jQuery
13 7 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) User Experience
2 11 (12.09%) Smartphone
3 9 (9.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.59%) Derivative
6 3 (3.30%) Open Source
7 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.20%) Social Media
7 2 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.20%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.20%) Clustering
7 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.20%) DataPower
8 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.10%) FMCG
8 1 (1.10%) iPhone
8 1 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) UNIX
2 14 (15.38%) Linux
3 13 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.49%) Windows
4 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.18%) TDD
3 20 (21.98%) Configuration Management
3 20 (21.98%) Unit Testing
4 19 (20.88%) SOA
5 17 (18.68%) MVC
6 15 (16.48%) Web Design
6 15 (16.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (14.29%) Scrum
8 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.69%) Kanban
9 7 (7.69%) Product Management
9 7 (7.69%) Software Architecture
9 7 (7.69%) User Stories
10 6 (6.59%) Line Management
10 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.59%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.59%) Web Development
11 5 (5.49%) BPEL
12 4 (4.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (64.84%) Java
2 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.19%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) Ruby
4 10 (10.99%) C#
5 7 (7.69%) Scala
6 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.30%) Clojure
7 3 (3.30%) Groovy
7 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.10%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.10%) Degree
1 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) IBM
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) Kony
4 2 (2.20%) Yahoo!
4 2 (2.20%) Sybase
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.10%) CA
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