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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
UK / Scotland
Rank 56 56 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 +55
Contract jobs citing REST 53 74 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.08% 2.87% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.08% 11.42% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 8
Median daily rate £375 £361 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £225 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%

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
526 648 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.55% 25.13% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 352 355
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.09 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.48% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +6 26 £375 -6.25% 4
Glasgow +3 20 £358 +24.34% 5
Moray - 6 £400 -
Stirling +6 1 £475 +30.62%
REST
UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 66 (72.53%) Java
2 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (49.45%) Web Services
4 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
5 37 (40.66%) Scrum
6 33 (36.26%) Maven
7 32 (35.16%) Microservices
8 31 (34.07%) JIRA
8 31 (34.07%) HTML
8 31 (34.07%) SOAP
9 29 (31.87%) JSON
10 28 (30.77%) Linux
10 28 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 27 (29.67%) Python
12 26 (28.57%) JMS
12 26 (28.57%) AngularJS
13 25 (27.47%) Jenkins
13 25 (27.47%) SOA
13 25 (27.47%) Selenium
14 24 (26.37%) Cucumber
15 23 (25.27%) Gradle
15 23 (25.27%) TDD
16 22 (24.18%) NoSQL
17 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (20.88%) HTML5
18 19 (20.88%) Spring
18 19 (20.88%) SQL
19 18 (19.78%) CSS
19 18 (19.78%) JBehave
20 17 (18.68%) Open Source

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 14 (15.38%) GeoServer
2 12 (13.19%) JBoss
3 11 (12.09%) Apache
3 11 (12.09%) Confluence
4 8 (8.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.20%) CMS
7 2 (2.20%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.10%) FileNet
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Broadband
2 1 (1.10%) DVB
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) NoSQL
2 17 (18.68%) MySQL
3 14 (15.38%) GIS
4 12 (13.19%) Spatial Data
5 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.20%) Big Data
7 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.10%) DB2
8 1 (1.10%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (1.10%) QGIS
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (36.26%) Maven
2 31 (34.07%) JIRA
3 28 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 25 (27.47%) Jenkins
4 25 (27.47%) Selenium
5 24 (26.37%) Cucumber
6 23 (25.27%) Gradle
7 18 (19.78%) JBehave
8 12 (13.19%) Subversion
9 8 (8.79%) Eclipse
10 7 (7.69%) SoapUI
10 7 (7.69%) WebDriver
11 6 (6.59%) Bugzilla
11 6 (6.59%) JUnit
12 5 (5.49%) Bitbucket
13 4 (4.40%) Artifactory
14 3 (3.30%) Ant
14 3 (3.30%) Apache Ivy
15 2 (2.20%) Android Studio
15 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (10.99%) Banking
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Front Office
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (86.81%) Developer
2 43 (47.25%) Java Developer
3 17 (18.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Open Source Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 10 (10.99%) iOS Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Salesforce Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.49%) GIS Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Java Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Linux Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Objective-C Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Scala Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (49.45%) Web Services
2 31 (34.07%) HTML
2 31 (34.07%) SOAP
3 29 (31.87%) JSON
4 26 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 26 (28.57%) JMS
5 19 (20.88%) HTML5
5 19 (20.88%) Spring
6 18 (19.78%) CSS
7 15 (16.48%) J2EE
8 14 (15.38%) PostGIS
8 14 (15.38%) XML
9 13 (14.29%) Apache Camel
9 13 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 13 (14.29%) Leaflet
9 13 (14.29%) OpenLayers
10 12 (13.19%) Java EE
10 12 (13.19%) XSLT
11 10 (10.99%) Apache CXF
11 10 (10.99%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) User Experience
2 5 (5.49%) iPad
2 5 (5.49%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.40%) Wiki
4 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) Social Media
5 2 (2.20%) DataPower
5 2 (2.20%) Equities
5 2 (2.20%) NHS
6 1 (1.10%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.59%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.66%) Scrum
3 32 (35.16%) Microservices
4 25 (27.47%) SOA
5 23 (25.27%) TDD
6 20 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (18.68%) Open Source
8 16 (17.58%) BDD
9 15 (16.48%) MVC
9 15 (16.48%) SDLC
10 14 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 13 (14.29%) Open Source Development
12 10 (10.99%) iOS Development
13 9 (9.89%) Front End Development
13 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
14 8 (8.79%) OO
15 7 (7.69%) API Development
15 7 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
15 7 (7.69%) Multithreading
16 6 (6.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 66 (72.53%) Java
2 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 27 (29.67%) Python
4 19 (20.88%) SQL
5 10 (10.99%) Objective-C
6 7 (7.69%) Scala
6 7 (7.69%) XPath
6 7 (7.69%) XQuery
7 6 (6.59%) Apex Code
7 6 (6.59%) C
7 6 (6.59%) Groovy
8 3 (3.30%) C#
8 3 (3.30%) PHP
9 2 (2.20%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.20%) Jython
10 1 (1.10%) Clojure
10 1 (1.10%) Haskell
10 1 (1.10%) Lisp
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
10 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) ESRI
2 9 (9.89%) IBM
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe
4 2 (2.20%) Apple
5 1 (1.10%) Reuters
5 1 (1.10%) Sybase
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