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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 82 106 86
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing REST 42 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 0.24% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.54% 0.94% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £505 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £45.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-26.26% +8.33%
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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
758 638 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.42% 25.58% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 310 244
Average daily rate £365 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 - 15 £613 - 5
Edinburgh +2 8 £365 -33.63%
Stirling - 8 £415 -
West Lothian -3 2 £375 +7.14%
Fife - - - - 1
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REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (67.05%) Java
2 58 (65.91%) HTML
3 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (38.64%) HTML5
5 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 32 (36.36%) XML
7 26 (29.55%) HTTP
8 23 (26.14%) Spring
9 22 (25.00%) TDD
10 21 (23.86%) Configuration Management
11 20 (22.73%) Web Services
11 20 (22.73%) Unit Testing
12 19 (21.59%) MongoDB
13 18 (20.45%) UNIX
13 18 (20.45%) SOA
13 18 (20.45%) Hibernate
14 17 (19.32%) MVC
15 16 (18.18%) Scrum
15 16 (18.18%) Linux
15 16 (18.18%) SOAP
15 16 (18.18%) Relational Database
15 16 (18.18%) User Experience
15 16 (18.18%) JSON
16 15 (17.05%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (17.05%) Web Design
16 15 (17.05%) Maven
17 14 (15.91%) Ajax
17 14 (15.91%) CSS
17 14 (15.91%) AngularJS
18 13 (14.77%) SQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.82%) GlassFish
1 6 (6.82%) FileNet
2 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.14%) PaaS
1 1 (1.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.55%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) SSL
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) MongoDB
2 16 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.64%) Neo4j
4 9 (10.23%) MySQL
4 9 (10.23%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.41%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Maven
2 12 (13.64%) QUnit
2 12 (13.64%) Jasmine
3 8 (9.09%) Hudson
3 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.09%) JUnit
4 5 (5.68%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.55%) Subversion
6 3 (3.41%) Ant
6 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.41%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.27%) Gradle
8 1 (1.14%) JMeter
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
2 8 (9.09%) Front Office
3 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (77.27%) Developer
2 38 (43.18%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.23%) User Experience Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Architect
4 7 (7.95%) Technical Architect
4 7 (7.95%) UI Programmer
4 7 (7.95%) UI Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Digital Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Programmer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.55%) FileNet Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Java Programmer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (3.41%) Development Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.27%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (65.91%) HTML
2 34 (38.64%) HTML5
3 32 (36.36%) XML
4 23 (26.14%) Spring
5 20 (22.73%) Web Services
6 18 (20.45%) Hibernate
7 16 (18.18%) SOAP
7 16 (18.18%) JSON
8 14 (15.91%) Ajax
8 14 (15.91%) CSS
8 14 (15.91%) AngularJS
9 12 (13.64%) JAX-RS
9 12 (13.64%) CSS3
9 12 (13.64%) Spring MVC
10 11 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (12.50%) Backbone.js
10 11 (12.50%) J2EE
11 8 (9.09%) jQuery
11 8 (9.09%) JMS
12 7 (7.95%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) User Experience
2 11 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 9 (10.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.82%) Derivative
5 3 (3.41%) Open Source
6 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.27%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.27%) FMCG
6 2 (2.27%) Social Media
6 2 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.27%) DataPower
6 2 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.14%) iPhone
7 1 (1.14%) iPad
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) UNIX
2 16 (18.18%) Linux
3 13 (14.77%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.82%) Windows
5 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.41%) Android
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.00%) TDD
3 21 (23.86%) Configuration Management
4 20 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 18 (20.45%) SOA
6 17 (19.32%) MVC
7 16 (18.18%) Scrum
8 15 (17.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (17.05%) Web Design
9 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.95%) User Stories
10 7 (7.95%) Kanban
10 7 (7.95%) Software Architecture
10 7 (7.95%) Product Management
11 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.82%) Line Management
11 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.82%) Web Development
12 5 (5.68%) BPEL
12 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.05%) Java
2 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.77%) SQL
4 10 (11.36%) Ruby
5 8 (9.09%) C#
6 7 (7.95%) Scala
7 4 (4.55%) Clojure
7 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.41%) Groovy
9 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.14%) Python
10 1 (1.14%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.14%) ISEB
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Nagios
2 1 (1.14%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.14%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) IBM
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) Google
3 3 (3.41%) Sybase
4 2 (2.27%) Kony
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) JBoss
4 2 (2.27%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.14%) CA
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 27 days ago