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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 102 103 112
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing RESTful 25 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.45% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 1.76% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 2
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£413 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% +25.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £239 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £375 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.23%
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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
775 625 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 25.29% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 306 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +16 22 £375 +33.92% 3
Glasgow -12 1 £700 +154.54% 1
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 59 (83.10%) XML
2 56 (78.87%) SOAP
3 53 (74.65%) Web Services
4 41 (57.75%) Java
5 40 (56.34%) HTTP
5 40 (56.34%) JSON
6 34 (47.89%) HTML
7 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
8 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (38.03%) jQuery
10 26 (36.62%) Mac OS X
11 25 (35.21%) Linux
12 24 (33.80%) CSS
13 22 (30.99%) Java EE
14 19 (26.76%) JSF
14 19 (26.76%) HTML5
14 19 (26.76%) Waterfall
15 18 (25.35%) RichFaces
15 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (25.35%) J2EE
16 16 (22.54%) JBoss
16 16 (22.54%) Web Development
17 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
17 15 (21.13%) User Experience
17 15 (21.13%) Apache CXF
17 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
17 15 (21.13%) Open Source
18 14 (19.72%) Refactoring
18 14 (19.72%) SQL
18 14 (19.72%) Project Management

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.08%) IIS
2 10 (14.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (14.08%) Lync
3 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 40 (56.34%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Subversion
1 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) JMeter
3 1 (1.41%) JUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.41%) HttpUnit
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (84.51%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) UI Developer
2 16 (22.54%) UI Programmer
3 14 (19.72%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Java Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Lead Developer
5 11 (15.49%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Architect
11 1 (1.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 1 (1.41%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.41%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.41%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (83.10%) XML
2 56 (78.87%) SOAP
3 53 (74.65%) Web Services
4 40 (56.34%) JSON
5 34 (47.89%) HTML
6 27 (38.03%) jQuery
7 24 (33.80%) CSS
8 22 (30.99%) Java EE
9 19 (26.76%) JSF
9 19 (26.76%) HTML5
10 18 (25.35%) RichFaces
10 18 (25.35%) J2EE
11 15 (21.13%) Apache CXF
12 14 (19.72%) CSS3
13 12 (16.90%) .NET
14 11 (15.49%) JSP
14 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET
15 6 (8.45%) Backbone.js
16 4 (5.63%) Visualforce
17 3 (4.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) User Experience
1 15 (21.13%) Open Source
2 7 (9.86%) FMCG
3 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.41%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Mac OS X
2 25 (35.21%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Waterfall
3 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (22.54%) Web Development
5 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
5 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
6 14 (19.72%) Refactoring
6 14 (19.72%) Project Management
6 14 (19.72%) Web Design
7 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.08%) Dependency Management
9 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (12.68%) Coaching
9 9 (12.68%) Scrum
10 8 (11.27%) Web Accessibility
11 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.45%) System Testing
11 6 (8.45%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) Java
2 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.72%) SQL
4 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.63%) Apex Code
6 3 (4.23%) Scala
6 3 (4.23%) Ruby
7 2 (2.82%) Groovy
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 2 (2.82%) SOQL
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) C#
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.41%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) JBoss
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Teradata
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