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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 100 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 29 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.57% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 2.46% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 3
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£415 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% +20.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £244 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.25
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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
773 568 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.66% 23.16% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 271 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Edinburgh +13 28 £408 +45.53% 2
Glasgow - - - - 6
Aberdeen - - - -
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 57 (86.36%) XML
2 53 (80.30%) SOAP
3 52 (78.79%) Web Services
4 39 (59.09%) HTTP
4 39 (59.09%) JSON
5 37 (56.06%) Java
6 32 (48.48%) HTML
7 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
8 26 (39.39%) Mac OS X
9 25 (37.88%) Linux
10 24 (36.36%) jQuery
11 23 (34.85%) CSS
12 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (30.30%) Java EE
14 19 (28.79%) Waterfall
15 18 (27.27%) HTML5
16 17 (25.76%) JSF
16 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (24.24%) Web Development
17 16 (24.24%) RichFaces
18 15 (22.73%) Unit Testing
18 15 (22.73%) J2EE
19 14 (21.21%) SQL
19 14 (21.21%) JBoss
19 14 (21.21%) Project Management
19 14 (21.21%) Open Source
19 14 (21.21%) Refactoring
20 13 (19.70%) CSS3
20 13 (19.70%) Apache CXF
20 13 (19.70%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (15.15%) Lync
1 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
1 10 (15.15%) IIS
1 10 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 39 (59.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Subversion
1 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
3 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (84.85%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Front-End Developer
2 14 (21.21%) UI Developer
2 14 (21.21%) UI Programmer
3 13 (19.70%) Java Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Lead Developer
5 10 (15.15%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
11 1 (1.52%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 1 (1.52%) LAMP Developer
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 1 (1.52%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (86.36%) XML
2 53 (80.30%) SOAP
3 52 (78.79%) Web Services
4 39 (59.09%) JSON
5 32 (48.48%) HTML
6 24 (36.36%) jQuery
7 23 (34.85%) CSS
8 20 (30.30%) Java EE
9 18 (27.27%) HTML5
10 17 (25.76%) JSF
11 16 (24.24%) RichFaces
12 15 (22.73%) J2EE
13 13 (19.70%) CSS3
13 13 (19.70%) Apache CXF
14 10 (15.15%) .NET
14 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
15 9 (13.64%) JSP
16 6 (9.09%) Backbone.js
17 4 (6.06%) Visualforce
18 2 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Open Source
2 7 (10.61%) FMCG
3 1 (1.52%) Streaming Music
3 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Mac OS X
2 25 (37.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Waterfall
3 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (24.24%) Web Development
5 15 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 14 (21.21%) Project Management
6 14 (21.21%) Refactoring
7 13 (19.70%) Web Design
8 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 10 (15.15%) Dependency Management
10 9 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (12.12%) Web Accessibility
11 8 (12.12%) Scrum
12 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (9.09%) Release Management
12 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.09%) System Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) Java
2 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.06%) Apex Code
6 2 (3.03%) Scala
6 2 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (1.52%) AspectJ
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) JBoss
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) Teradata
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle