The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 109 109 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 19 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.47% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 1.57% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
Average daily rate £413 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £344 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
825 702 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.29% 29.76% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 351 228
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £30.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
RESTful
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -19 10 £423 +22.46% 9
Glasgow +12 7 £375 -9.09% 5
West Lothian - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
RESTful
UK

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (91.30%) Web Services
2 18 (78.26%) JSON
3 14 (60.87%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) HTML
5 12 (52.17%) CSS
6 11 (47.83%) Scrum
6 11 (47.83%) Open Source
7 10 (43.48%) jQuery
7 10 (43.48%) BDD
7 10 (43.48%) Spring
8 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
8 9 (39.13%) XML
8 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
8 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (34.78%) Selenium
9 8 (34.78%) Maven
9 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
9 8 (34.78%) SOAP
9 8 (34.78%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) XHTML
9 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
10 7 (30.43%) HTTP
10 7 (30.43%) JBoss
10 7 (30.43%) MVC
10 7 (30.43%) Artifactory
10 7 (30.43%) Gherkin
11 6 (26.09%) SOA

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (21.74%) Alfresco
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
1 8 (34.78%) Maven
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (30.43%) Artifactory
3 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Ant
5 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) Web Services
2 18 (78.26%) JSON
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) Spring
5 9 (39.13%) Hibernate
5 9 (39.13%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) SOAP
6 8 (34.78%) XHTML
7 7 (30.43%) Gherkin
8 5 (21.74%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) CSS3
8 5 (21.74%) Spring Security
9 4 (17.39%) Ajax
10 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
11 2 (8.70%) Grails
11 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.70%) XSLT
11 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) FMCG
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) BDD
4 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (30.43%) MVC
6 6 (26.09%) SOA
7 5 (21.74%) Document Management
7 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) Web Development
8 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) OO
9 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
9 3 (13.04%) Release Management
9 3 (13.04%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Groovy
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.35%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Sencha
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