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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 90 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing RESTful 41 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.51% 0.89% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 3.46% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
761 635 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.11% 25.68% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 284 186
Average daily rate £375 £373 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +6 34 £433 +54.46% 1
Glasgow +4 5 £400 +14.28% 2
Aberdeen - - - -
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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%) Web Services
2 51 (77.27%) XML
3 46 (69.70%) SOAP
4 41 (62.12%) Java
4 41 (62.12%) JSON
5 37 (56.06%) HTTP
6 33 (50.00%) HTML
7 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
7 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (39.39%) Mac OS X
8 26 (39.39%) jQuery
9 25 (37.88%) CSS
9 25 (37.88%) Linux
10 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (31.82%) Unit Testing
12 20 (30.30%) Open Source
13 19 (28.79%) Waterfall
14 18 (27.27%) JBoss
14 18 (27.27%) Java EE
15 16 (24.24%) Web Development
15 16 (24.24%) JSF
16 15 (22.73%) Refactoring
16 15 (22.73%) Project Management
16 15 (22.73%) HTML5
17 14 (21.21%) Scrum
17 14 (21.21%) RichFaces
18 13 (19.70%) SQL
18 13 (19.70%) J2EE
18 13 (19.70%) CSS3
18 13 (19.70%) Relational Database

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (7.58%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (7.58%) Lync
1 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.58%) IIS
1 5 (7.58%) Alfresco
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Subversion
1 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.12%) Maven
2 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.61%) Selenium
4 6 (9.09%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.55%) JUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.03%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) Ant
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (83.33%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Front-End Developer
4 12 (18.18%) UI Programmer
4 12 (18.18%) UI Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Lead Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.58%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior UI Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
11 1 (1.52%) iOS Developer
11 1 (1.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 1 (1.52%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (86.36%) Web Services
2 51 (77.27%) XML
3 46 (69.70%) SOAP
4 41 (62.12%) JSON
5 33 (50.00%) HTML
6 26 (39.39%) jQuery
7 25 (37.88%) CSS
8 18 (27.27%) Java EE
9 16 (24.24%) JSF
10 15 (22.73%) HTML5
11 14 (21.21%) RichFaces
12 13 (19.70%) J2EE
12 13 (19.70%) CSS3
13 11 (16.67%) Apache CXF
13 11 (16.67%) Spring
14 9 (13.64%) Hibernate
15 8 (12.12%) JSP
16 6 (9.09%) XHTML
16 6 (9.09%) Backbone.js
16 6 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Open Source
2 7 (10.61%) FMCG
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.52%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Mac OS X
2 25 (37.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 19 (28.79%) Waterfall
5 16 (24.24%) Web Development
6 15 (22.73%) Refactoring
6 15 (22.73%) Project Management
7 14 (21.21%) Scrum
8 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 11 (16.67%) Web Design
10 10 (15.15%) Dependency Management
11 9 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (13.64%) BDD
12 8 (12.12%) Web Accessibility
13 6 (9.09%) System Testing
13 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (9.09%) Release Management
13 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
13 6 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 4 (6.06%) Apex Code
5 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) XPath
6 1 (1.52%) AspectJ
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) JBoss
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.52%) Teradata
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle