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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 87 83 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing RESTful 40 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 1.69% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 5.61% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 17
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£388 £418 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% +11.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
616 802 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.62% 30.18% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 474 315
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 29 £400 -5.88% 10
Glasgow +1 4 £350 -12.50% 7
Fife - 3 £338 -
Stirling - 2 £388 - 1
West Lothian - 2 £375 -
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (59.76%) Java
3 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
3 37 (45.12%) Web Services
4 35 (42.68%) Spring
5 33 (40.24%) CSS
5 33 (40.24%) HTML
6 30 (36.59%) SQL
7 29 (35.37%) JSON
8 28 (34.15%) TDD
9 26 (31.71%) Maven
10 25 (30.49%) Git (software)
11 23 (28.05%) XML
12 22 (26.83%) HTML5
13 20 (24.39%) Selenium
13 20 (24.39%) MVC
13 20 (24.39%) Scrum
14 18 (21.95%) SOAP
14 18 (21.95%) UNIX
14 18 (21.95%) Jenkins
15 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
15 17 (20.73%) Hibernate
15 17 (20.73%) Banking
16 16 (19.51%) Finance
16 16 (19.51%) AngularJS
17 15 (18.29%) Unit Testing
17 15 (18.29%) Cucumber
17 15 (18.29%) BDD
17 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
18 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (18.29%) Tomcat
2 12 (14.63%) JBoss
3 5 (6.10%) Apache
4 4 (4.88%) FileNet
4 4 (4.88%) WordPress
4 4 (4.88%) Node.js
5 3 (3.66%) nginx
6 2 (2.44%) CMS
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) CTI
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.88%) DB2
3 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) DataStax
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Maven
2 25 (30.49%) Git (software)
3 20 (24.39%) Selenium
4 18 (21.95%) Jenkins
5 15 (18.29%) Cucumber
6 12 (14.63%) Eclipse
7 11 (13.41%) Ant
8 10 (12.20%) JIRA
9 7 (8.54%) Subversion
9 7 (8.54%) FitNesse
9 7 (8.54%) Gradle
10 6 (7.32%) JUnit
11 5 (6.10%) Mercurial
12 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
12 4 (4.88%) Hudson
13 3 (3.66%) FishEye
13 3 (3.66%) JProfiler
13 3 (3.66%) Jasmine
13 3 (3.66%) NetBeans
13 3 (3.66%) NUnit
General
1 17 (20.73%) Banking
2 16 (19.51%) Finance
3 7 (8.54%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (71.95%) Developer
2 26 (31.71%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (10.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Tester
7 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.66%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) Web Services
2 35 (42.68%) Spring
3 33 (40.24%) CSS
3 33 (40.24%) HTML
4 29 (35.37%) JSON
5 23 (28.05%) XML
6 22 (26.83%) HTML5
7 18 (21.95%) SOAP
8 17 (20.73%) Hibernate
9 16 (19.51%) AngularJS
10 13 (15.85%) jQuery
11 12 (14.63%) .NET
12 10 (12.20%) JSP
13 9 (10.98%) J2EE
14 8 (9.76%) JPA
14 8 (9.76%) CSS3
15 7 (8.54%) XML Schema
16 6 (7.32%) WCF
16 6 (7.32%) LESS
17 5 (6.10%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.44%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.22%) GIS
4 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) UNIX
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) TDD
3 20 (24.39%) MVC
3 20 (24.39%) Scrum
4 15 (18.29%) Unit Testing
4 15 (18.29%) BDD
5 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (14.63%) SOA
7 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.76%) OO
8 8 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (9.76%) Open Source
8 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.54%) DevOps
10 6 (7.32%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (7.32%) Web Development
11 4 (4.88%) Workflow
11 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (3.66%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) Java
2 37 (45.12%) JavaScript
3 30 (36.59%) SQL
4 11 (13.41%) C#
5 9 (10.98%) Perl
6 6 (7.32%) XPath
7 4 (4.88%) PHP
8 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.66%) PHP5
9 1 (1.22%) Scala
9 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.22%) Ruby
9 1 (1.22%) Python
9 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) Sybase
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) Perforce
5 1 (1.22%) Alterian
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
Stirling
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £53,918 to £65,347 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago