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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 84 113 89
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Contract jobs citing REST 53 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.09% 0.69% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.52% 3.44% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 33
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £55.00 £38.03
% change year-on-year
-42.00% +44.64%
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
622 640 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.50% 20.05% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 304 428
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 £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 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 26 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 +40 47 £500 +5.26% 4
Glasgow -1 6 £350 - 3
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UK

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 81 (71.68%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (64.60%) Web Services
3 69 (61.06%) Java
4 62 (54.87%) JavaScript
5 59 (52.21%) Scrum
6 55 (48.67%) Maven
7 53 (46.90%) Open Source
8 52 (46.02%) Python
9 51 (45.13%) Gradle
10 50 (44.25%) PostGIS
10 50 (44.25%) GIS
10 50 (44.25%) GeoServer
11 48 (42.48%) OpenLayers
12 47 (41.59%) ESRI
12 47 (41.59%) Leaflet
13 45 (39.82%) JIRA
13 45 (39.82%) SDLC
14 40 (35.40%) Selenium
15 39 (34.51%) AngularJS
15 39 (34.51%) TDD
15 39 (34.51%) SOAP
16 38 (33.63%) Cucumber
16 38 (33.63%) JBehave
17 35 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (30.97%) Jenkins
17 35 (30.97%) SQL
18 32 (28.32%) Web Development
19 28 (24.78%) User Experience
19 28 (24.78%) Microservices
20 27 (23.89%) 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 50 (44.25%) GeoServer
2 3 (2.65%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 3 (2.65%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.77%) JBoss
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Captiva
4 1 (0.88%) nginx
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) HTTP
2 12 (10.62%) SSL
3 3 (2.65%) FTP
3 3 (2.65%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.65%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (44.25%) GIS
2 24 (21.24%) NoSQL
3 17 (15.04%) Spatial Data
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.65%) QGIS
6 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.88%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (48.67%) Maven
2 51 (45.13%) Gradle
3 45 (39.82%) JIRA
4 40 (35.40%) Selenium
5 38 (33.63%) Cucumber
5 38 (33.63%) JBehave
6 35 (30.97%) Jenkins
7 25 (22.12%) Artifactory
8 15 (13.27%) JUnit
8 15 (13.27%) Subversion
9 14 (12.39%) Mockito
10 13 (11.50%) Bitbucket
10 13 (11.50%) Eclipse
10 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
11 12 (10.62%) SoapUI
12 6 (5.31%) Grunt
12 6 (5.31%) Jasmine
13 4 (3.54%) ClearCase
14 3 (2.65%) GitLab
14 3 (2.65%) XMLSpy
General
1 18 (15.93%) Banking
2 14 (12.39%) Finance
3 5 (4.42%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
4 1 (0.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 97 (85.84%) Developer
2 48 (42.48%) GIS Developer
3 18 (15.93%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (10.62%) GIS Web Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Integration Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Open Source Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Server Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Consultant
9 3 (2.65%) Architect
9 3 (2.65%) Digital Developer
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.65%) SOA Developer
10 2 (1.77%) Build Engineer
10 2 (1.77%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (64.60%) Web Services
2 50 (44.25%) PostGIS
3 48 (42.48%) OpenLayers
4 47 (41.59%) Leaflet
5 39 (34.51%) AngularJS
5 39 (34.51%) SOAP
6 23 (20.35%) CSS
7 21 (18.58%) Spring
8 20 (17.70%) JSON
8 20 (17.70%) React
9 19 (16.81%) HTML
9 19 (16.81%) XML
10 16 (14.16%) RESTful
10 16 (14.16%) WSDL
11 15 (13.27%) HTML5
11 15 (13.27%) XSD
12 14 (12.39%) CSS3
12 14 (12.39%) Spring MVC
13 13 (11.50%) IBM Integration Bus
13 13 (11.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.78%) User Experience
2 6 (5.31%) iPad
3 4 (3.54%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.54%) EMC VNX
3 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.54%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.65%) DataPower
4 3 (2.65%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Windows
2 19 (16.81%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.42%) Unix
4 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.54%) Linux
6 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (71.68%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (52.21%) Scrum
3 53 (46.90%) Open Source
4 45 (39.82%) SDLC
5 39 (34.51%) TDD
6 35 (30.97%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (28.32%) Web Development
8 28 (24.78%) Microservices
9 25 (22.12%) SOA
10 20 (17.70%) MVC
11 18 (15.93%) BDD
12 14 (12.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (12.39%) Web Design
13 12 (10.62%) Unit Testing
14 11 (9.73%) Front End Development
15 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
15 7 (6.19%) Integration Testing
16 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce
16 6 (5.31%) ITIL
16 6 (5.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (61.06%) Java
2 62 (54.87%) JavaScript
3 52 (46.02%) Python
4 35 (30.97%) SQL
5 7 (6.19%) C#
6 6 (5.31%) ES6
6 6 (5.31%) JSX
6 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.31%) VBScript
7 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.88%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
1 4 (3.54%) VCAP
1 4 (3.54%) VCP6
1 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (2.65%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.89%) WCAG
2 20 (17.70%) QA
3 6 (5.31%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (2.65%) HL7
5 3 (2.65%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Docker
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (22.12%) Ansible
2 6 (5.31%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) vRealize
4 3 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.88%) Mesos
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (41.59%) ESRI
2 16 (14.16%) IBM
3 10 (8.85%) VMware
4 7 (6.19%) Oracle
5 6 (5.31%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.42%) Cisco
7 4 (3.54%) EMC
8 3 (2.65%) HP
8 3 (2.65%) Remedy
9 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.77%) Sybase
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya
10 1 (0.88%) Cognos
10 1 (0.88%) Perforce
10 1 (0.88%) Reuters
10 1 (0.88%) SAP
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