The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 87 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing RESTful 41 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 0.80% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.78% 2.59% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £409 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £41.00
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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
605 812 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.16% 30.80% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 491 372
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £18.74 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £78.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Scotland region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

RESTful
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RESTful across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

RESTful Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

RESTful
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Scotland region.

RESTful Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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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
Edinburgh +10 23 £400 -3.90% 8
Glasgow -1 9 £355 -5.33% 6
Stirling - 4 £415 -
West Lothian - 3 £381 -
Fife - 1 - - 1
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 38 (62.30%) JSON
2 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (60.66%) Java
3 31 (50.82%) Web Services
4 30 (49.18%) XML
5 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
6 24 (39.34%) SQL
7 23 (37.70%) TDD
7 23 (37.70%) Maven
8 21 (34.43%) Spring
9 20 (32.79%) Selenium
9 20 (32.79%) BDD
10 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
10 19 (31.15%) Scrum
10 19 (31.15%) HTML
10 19 (31.15%) SOAP
11 17 (27.87%) Relational Database
11 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
12 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (24.59%) Ant
13 15 (24.59%) CSS
13 15 (24.59%) JBoss
14 14 (22.95%) SOA
15 13 (21.31%) Finance
16 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
16 12 (19.67%) Eclipse
16 12 (19.67%) JSP
16 12 (19.67%) Linux
16 12 (19.67%) Tomcat
17 11 (18.03%) Hibernate

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (24.59%) JBoss
2 12 (19.67%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.75%) Apache
4 8 (13.11%) WordPress
4 8 (13.11%) nginx
5 3 (4.92%) Node.js
5 3 (4.92%) FileNet
6 2 (3.28%) CMS
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.64%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.64%) SMTP
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) DataStax
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Maven
2 20 (32.79%) Selenium
3 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
4 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
5 15 (24.59%) Ant
6 12 (19.67%) Eclipse
7 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
7 10 (16.39%) FitNesse
8 5 (8.20%) Gradle
8 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
8 5 (8.20%) Hudson
8 5 (8.20%) JIRA
9 3 (4.92%) JProfiler
9 3 (4.92%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.28%) Subversion
10 2 (3.28%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.64%) Appium
11 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
11 1 (1.64%) NCrunch
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.28%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.28%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) JSON
2 31 (50.82%) Web Services
3 30 (49.18%) XML
4 21 (34.43%) Spring
5 19 (31.15%) HTML
5 19 (31.15%) SOAP
6 15 (24.59%) CSS
7 12 (19.67%) JSP
8 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
9 10 (16.39%) XML Schema
10 8 (13.11%) J2EE
11 7 (11.48%) HTML5
11 7 (11.48%) jQuery
12 6 (9.84%) JPA
12 6 (9.84%) Java EE
12 6 (9.84%) JSF
12 6 (9.84%) Apache CXF
12 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
13 5 (8.20%) RichFaces
13 5 (8.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Open Source
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) UNIX
3 9 (14.75%) Mac OS X
4 5 (8.20%) Android
5 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) TDD
3 20 (32.79%) BDD
4 19 (31.15%) Scrum
5 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.95%) SOA
7 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (16.39%) Unit Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.48%) DevOps
11 7 (11.48%) OO
12 6 (9.84%) Refactoring
13 5 (8.20%) User Stories
13 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.20%) Web Development
14 4 (6.56%) MVC
15 3 (4.92%) ATDD
15 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
15 3 (4.92%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
3 24 (39.34%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) XPath
5 8 (13.11%) PHP5
5 8 (13.11%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) Scala
7 1 (1.64%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) IBM
2 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.64%) Apple
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle
2 1 (1.64%) Google
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