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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK / Scotland
Rank 74 68 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +34
Contract jobs citing REST 32 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 2.42% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.71% 9.85% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 8
Median daily rate £388 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £225 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £450 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
477 650 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.79% 24.58% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 374 370
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £36.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £22.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.50 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +2 17 £375 -6.25% 2
Glasgow -1 14 £388 +29.16% 3
Stirling +3 1 £475 +5.55%
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 59 (67.82%) Java
2 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (51.72%) Web Services
4 39 (44.83%) JavaScript
5 32 (36.78%) HTML
5 32 (36.78%) Maven
6 30 (34.48%) Gradle
6 30 (34.48%) Microservices
7 29 (33.33%) JIRA
8 26 (29.89%) JSON
8 26 (29.89%) Scrum
8 26 (29.89%) AngularJS
9 25 (28.74%) NoSQL
10 24 (27.59%) TDD
11 23 (26.44%) SOAP
11 23 (26.44%) Python
12 22 (25.29%) CSS
12 22 (25.29%) Selenium
12 22 (25.29%) Open Source
12 22 (25.29%) HTML5
13 21 (24.14%) Spring
14 20 (22.99%) JMS
14 20 (22.99%) Cucumber
14 20 (22.99%) JBehave
15 19 (21.84%) BDD
16 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
16 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
16 18 (20.69%) Linux
16 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (19.54%) GIS

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 17 (19.54%) GeoServer
2 11 (12.64%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.49%) Apache
4 7 (8.05%) Confluence
5 4 (4.60%) JBoss
5 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.15%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) Broadband
2 1 (1.15%) DVB
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) NoSQL
2 17 (19.54%) GIS
3 12 (13.79%) Spatial Data
4 11 (12.64%) MySQL
5 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.30%) Big Data
7 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.15%) DB2
8 1 (1.15%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.15%) QGIS
8 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (36.78%) Maven
2 30 (34.48%) Gradle
3 29 (33.33%) JIRA
4 22 (25.29%) Selenium
5 20 (22.99%) Cucumber
5 20 (22.99%) JBehave
6 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
6 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
7 11 (12.64%) JUnit
7 11 (12.64%) Subversion
8 8 (9.20%) Bitbucket
9 7 (8.05%) Artifactory
9 7 (8.05%) Eclipse
10 5 (5.75%) Mockito
11 4 (4.60%) Ant
11 4 (4.60%) Apache Ivy
12 2 (2.30%) Android Studio
12 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.15%) gulp
General
1 10 (11.49%) Banking
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.15%) Front Office
4 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (91.95%) Developer
2 43 (49.43%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Angular Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Open Source Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Python Developer
5 9 (10.34%) iOS Developer
6 8 (9.20%) GIS Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Salesforce Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Agile Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (3.45%) AWS Software Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.45%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.72%) Web Services
2 32 (36.78%) HTML
3 26 (29.89%) AngularJS
3 26 (29.89%) JSON
4 23 (26.44%) SOAP
5 22 (25.29%) CSS
5 22 (25.29%) HTML5
6 21 (24.14%) Spring
7 20 (22.99%) JMS
8 17 (19.54%) PostGIS
9 16 (18.39%) Leaflet
9 16 (18.39%) OpenLayers
10 14 (16.09%) XML
11 12 (13.79%) XSLT
12 10 (11.49%) J2EE
13 9 (10.34%) CSS3
13 9 (10.34%) jQuery
13 9 (10.34%) RESTful
14 8 (9.20%) Hibernate
15 7 (8.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) User Experience
2 4 (4.60%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.60%) iPad
3 3 (3.45%) DataPower
3 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.45%) Social Media
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Equities
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.15%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.05%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) Microservices
3 26 (29.89%) Scrum
4 24 (27.59%) TDD
5 22 (25.29%) Open Source
6 19 (21.84%) BDD
7 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (18.39%) SOA
9 15 (17.24%) SDLC
10 13 (14.94%) Open Source Development
10 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
11 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
12 10 (11.49%) Web Development
13 9 (10.34%) iOS Development
13 9 (10.34%) OO
14 7 (8.05%) Multithreading
14 7 (8.05%) Workflow
15 6 (6.90%) Automated Testing
15 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
15 6 (6.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.82%) Java
2 39 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.44%) Python
4 11 (12.64%) SQL
5 10 (11.49%) XPath
5 10 (11.49%) XQuery
6 9 (10.34%) Objective-C
7 7 (8.05%) C#
7 7 (8.05%) Groovy
8 6 (6.90%) Apex Code
9 5 (5.75%) C
10 3 (3.45%) PHP
11 2 (2.30%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.15%) C++
12 1 (1.15%) Clojure
12 1 (1.15%) ES6
12 1 (1.15%) Lisp
12 1 (1.15%) Perl
12 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) QA
2 6 (6.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Ansible
2 4 (4.60%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) ESRI
2 7 (8.05%) IBM
3 6 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.30%) Apple
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.30%) Reuters
5 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Sybase
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