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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 86 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 47 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 1.63% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.26% 5.68% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 17
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£375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
647 792 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.32% 28.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 436 279
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £40.38 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 35 £400 -11.11% 7
Glasgow 0 4 £350 -12.50% 6
Stirling - 3 £401 -
Fife - 3 £338 -
West Lothian - 2 £375 -
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (55.68%) Java
3 43 (48.86%) JavaScript
4 41 (46.59%) Web Services
5 38 (43.18%) CSS
5 38 (43.18%) HTML
6 36 (40.91%) Spring
7 33 (37.50%) JSON
8 28 (31.82%) TDD
9 27 (30.68%) SQL
9 27 (30.68%) HTML5
10 26 (29.55%) XML
11 25 (28.41%) Maven
11 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
12 24 (27.27%) MVC
13 21 (23.86%) SOAP
14 20 (22.73%) AngularJS
15 19 (21.59%) Selenium
16 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (19.32%) jQuery
17 17 (19.32%) Unit Testing
17 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
17 17 (19.32%) Tomcat
17 17 (19.32%) Hibernate
17 17 (19.32%) Scrum
17 17 (19.32%) Banking
18 16 (18.18%) Finance
18 16 (18.18%) UNIX
19 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
19 15 (17.05%) Cucumber

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 17 (19.32%) Tomcat
2 13 (14.77%) JBoss
3 7 (7.95%) Node.js
4 5 (5.68%) Apache
4 5 (5.68%) FileNet
5 4 (4.55%) WordPress
6 3 (3.41%) nginx
7 2 (2.27%) CMS
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) CTI
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.27%) DB2
5 2 (2.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.14%) DataStax
6 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (28.41%) Maven
1 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.59%) Selenium
3 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
4 15 (17.05%) Cucumber
5 11 (12.50%) Ant
5 11 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 10 (11.36%) JIRA
7 7 (7.95%) FitNesse
7 7 (7.95%) Gradle
8 6 (6.82%) Subversion
9 5 (5.68%) JUnit
9 5 (5.68%) Mercurial
10 4 (4.55%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.55%) Hudson
11 3 (3.41%) JProfiler
11 3 (3.41%) FishEye
11 3 (3.41%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.41%) SonarQube
11 3 (3.41%) NetBeans
General
1 17 (19.32%) Banking
2 16 (18.18%) Finance
3 7 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Front Office
6 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (72.73%) Developer
2 27 (30.68%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 13 (14.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (11.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Tester
7 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.41%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (46.59%) Web Services
2 38 (43.18%) CSS
2 38 (43.18%) HTML
3 36 (40.91%) Spring
4 33 (37.50%) JSON
5 27 (30.68%) HTML5
6 26 (29.55%) XML
7 21 (23.86%) SOAP
8 20 (22.73%) AngularJS
9 17 (19.32%) jQuery
9 17 (19.32%) Hibernate
10 13 (14.77%) CSS3
11 12 (13.64%) JSP
11 12 (13.64%) .NET
12 10 (11.36%) J2EE
13 8 (9.09%) JPA
14 7 (7.95%) XML Schema
15 6 (6.82%) Servlets
15 6 (6.82%) Dojo
15 6 (6.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.27%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.14%) GIS
5 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) UNIX
2 8 (9.09%) Linux
3 7 (7.95%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) TDD
3 24 (27.27%) MVC
4 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (19.32%) Scrum
5 17 (19.32%) Unit Testing
6 14 (15.91%) BDD
7 12 (13.64%) SOA
8 11 (12.50%) Open Source
9 10 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.23%) Web Development
10 9 (10.23%) DevOps
11 8 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.95%) Refactoring
12 7 (7.95%) OO
13 6 (6.82%) System Integration Testing
14 4 (4.55%) Workflow
15 3 (3.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.68%) Java
2 43 (48.86%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.68%) SQL
4 12 (13.64%) C#
5 7 (7.95%) Perl
6 6 (6.82%) XPath
7 4 (4.55%) PHP
8 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.41%) PHP5
9 1 (1.14%) Scala
9 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) Degree
1 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Sybase
3 3 (3.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.27%) Perforce
5 1 (1.14%) Alterian
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 19 days ago