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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 105 82 101
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing REST 20 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 1.75% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 5.76% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 34 5
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
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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
628 816 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.82% 30.45% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 487 316
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 11 £350 +16.66% 3
Edinburgh -5 2 £475 +26.66% 1
Stirling -4 1 £375 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £325 -
Dundee - 1 £348 - 2
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 33 (71.74%) Java
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Spring
3 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
4 20 (43.48%) Hibernate
5 19 (41.30%) Web Services
6 17 (36.96%) HTML
7 15 (32.61%) HTML5
7 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
8 14 (30.43%) TDD
9 13 (28.26%) Banking
9 13 (28.26%) XML
9 13 (28.26%) SOAP
10 12 (26.09%) JMS
10 12 (26.09%) Maven
11 11 (23.91%) SQL
12 10 (21.74%) J2EE
12 10 (21.74%) Finance
13 9 (19.57%) CSS
13 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
14 8 (17.39%) HTTP
14 8 (17.39%) Scrum
15 7 (15.22%) JSON
15 7 (15.22%) JPA
15 7 (15.22%) SOA
15 7 (15.22%) Ant
15 7 (15.22%) Oracle
15 7 (15.22%) JBoss
16 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
16 6 (13.04%) OO

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (15.22%) JBoss
2 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.70%) FileNet
3 4 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (6.52%) Apache
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Heroku
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.17%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Maven
2 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.22%) Ant
4 5 (10.87%) JUnit
5 4 (8.70%) Xcode
5 4 (8.70%) Hudson
5 4 (8.70%) FitNesse
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.52%) Calabash
6 3 (6.52%) Appium
6 3 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (6.52%) Gradle
6 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium
7 2 (4.35%) Mockito
7 2 (4.35%) JSUnit
7 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (28.26%) Banking
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Front Office
4 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 25 (54.35%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Development Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) UI Programmer
5 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) UX Developer
8 1 (2.17%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) Spring
2 20 (43.48%) Hibernate
3 19 (41.30%) Web Services
4 17 (36.96%) HTML
5 15 (32.61%) HTML5
5 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
6 13 (28.26%) XML
6 13 (28.26%) SOAP
7 12 (26.09%) JMS
8 10 (21.74%) J2EE
9 9 (19.57%) CSS
10 7 (15.22%) JPA
10 7 (15.22%) JSON
11 6 (13.04%) Apache Camel
12 5 (10.87%) Backbone.js
12 5 (10.87%) Ajax
13 4 (8.70%) Dojo
13 4 (8.70%) Drools
13 4 (8.70%) EJB
13 4 (8.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Android
1 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.52%) UNIX
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) TDD
3 8 (17.39%) Scrum
4 7 (15.22%) SOA
5 6 (13.04%) OO
5 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.70%) BDD
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.70%) Workflow
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Web Development
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
7 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.52%) Microservices
7 3 (6.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (6.52%) Separation of Concerns
7 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) ABAP
4 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.17%) Clojure
4 1 (2.17%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Nagios
1 1 (2.17%) Ganglia
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) CA LISA
1 1 (2.17%) StatsD
1 1 (2.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) CA
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
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