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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 89 84 104
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing RESTful 42 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 1.49% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 4.99% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 14
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£388 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% +12.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
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
584 762 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.34% 29.95% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 479 366
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 £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
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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 -2 28 £400 -9.09% 15
Glasgow -8 6 £325 -16.12% 7
Fife - 4 £338 -
West Lothian - 2 £381 -
Stirling - 1 £375 - 1
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 43 (58.11%) Java
1 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) Web Services
3 34 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 33 (44.59%) JSON
5 29 (39.19%) HTML
6 28 (37.84%) CSS
7 27 (36.49%) SQL
8 26 (35.14%) Spring
9 25 (33.78%) XML
10 22 (29.73%) Maven
10 22 (29.73%) TDD
10 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
11 19 (25.68%) Selenium
11 19 (25.68%) Scrum
12 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
13 17 (22.97%) HTML5
13 17 (22.97%) BDD
13 17 (22.97%) SOAP
13 17 (22.97%) Tomcat
14 16 (21.62%) Unit Testing
14 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (20.27%) Cucumber
15 15 (20.27%) UNIX
15 15 (20.27%) Hibernate
15 15 (20.27%) Finance
16 14 (18.92%) MVC
16 14 (18.92%) JBoss
17 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
17 13 (17.57%) Banking

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (22.97%) Tomcat
2 14 (18.92%) JBoss
3 7 (9.46%) Apache
4 5 (6.76%) nginx
4 5 (6.76%) WordPress
5 4 (5.41%) Node.js
6 3 (4.05%) FileNet
6 3 (4.05%) CMS
7 1 (1.35%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) GitHub
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) SMTP
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) CTI
2 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) DB2
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) DataStax
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (29.73%) Maven
1 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 19 (25.68%) Selenium
3 18 (24.32%) Jenkins
4 15 (20.27%) Cucumber
5 12 (16.22%) Ant
6 8 (10.81%) Gradle
6 8 (10.81%) Eclipse
7 7 (9.46%) FitNesse
8 6 (8.11%) WebDriver
8 6 (8.11%) JIRA
9 5 (6.76%) Hudson
9 5 (6.76%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.05%) Subversion
10 3 (4.05%) Jasmine
10 3 (4.05%) JProfiler
11 2 (2.70%) Fiddler
11 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.70%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (70.27%) Developer
2 22 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Tester
7 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.05%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) Web Services
2 33 (44.59%) JSON
3 29 (39.19%) HTML
4 28 (37.84%) CSS
5 26 (35.14%) Spring
6 25 (33.78%) XML
7 17 (22.97%) HTML5
7 17 (22.97%) SOAP
8 15 (20.27%) Hibernate
9 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
10 12 (16.22%) JSP
11 11 (14.86%) .NET
12 10 (13.51%) jQuery
13 8 (10.81%) J2EE
14 7 (9.46%) XML Schema
14 7 (9.46%) JPA
15 6 (8.11%) CSS3
16 5 (6.76%) XSLT
16 5 (6.76%) Java EE
16 5 (6.76%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.35%) GIS
3 1 (1.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) UNIX
2 10 (13.51%) Linux
3 6 (8.11%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.05%) Android
5 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) TDD
3 19 (25.68%) Scrum
4 17 (22.97%) BDD
5 16 (21.62%) Unit Testing
5 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.92%) MVC
7 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 12 (16.22%) SOA
8 9 (12.16%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.81%) Open Source
9 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.81%) OO
10 7 (9.46%) DevOps
11 6 (8.11%) Web Development
12 5 (6.76%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (5.41%) Refactoring
13 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
14 3 (4.05%) Workflow
14 3 (4.05%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) Java
2 34 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 27 (36.49%) SQL
4 8 (10.81%) C#
5 6 (8.11%) XPath
5 6 (8.11%) PHP
6 5 (6.76%) Perl
6 5 (6.76%) PHP5
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle
2 2 (2.70%) IBM
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.35%) Sybase
3 1 (1.35%) Alterian
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