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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RESTful
Rank 100 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing RESTful 29 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 1.11% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
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£356 £360 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% -24.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
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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
736 718 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.35% 29.03% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 397 307
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 23 £356 +1.78% 4
Glasgow -6 1 - - 2
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RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 40 (70.18%) Java
1 40 (70.18%) SOAP
2 37 (64.91%) XML
3 28 (49.12%) Web Services
4 26 (45.61%) J2EE
4 26 (45.61%) jQuery
5 25 (43.86%) HTML
6 24 (42.11%) JBoss
6 24 (42.11%) JSON
6 24 (42.11%) JSF
7 23 (40.35%) Java EE
7 23 (40.35%) HTTP
7 23 (40.35%) RichFaces
8 21 (36.84%) Apache CXF
9 20 (35.09%) Web Design
10 19 (33.33%) JSP
11 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
11 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (19.30%) Apache
13 10 (17.54%) SQL
13 10 (17.54%) TDD
13 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (17.54%) BDD
14 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
14 9 (15.79%) Spring
14 9 (15.79%) Android
14 9 (15.79%) Scrum
14 9 (15.79%) .NET
14 9 (15.79%) PHP
14 9 (15.79%) CSS

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 24 (42.11%) JBoss
2 11 (19.30%) Apache
3 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (8.77%) Lync
5 5 (8.77%) CMS
5 5 (8.77%) IIS
5 5 (8.77%) nginx
6 4 (7.02%) WordPress
7 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.75%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.51%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
1 7 (12.28%) Maven
2 6 (10.53%) Ant
2 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.77%) Selenium
4 4 (7.02%) FitNesse
4 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) JUnit
4 4 (7.02%) JMeter
4 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.26%) HttpUnit
5 3 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.51%) Hudson
6 2 (3.51%) Gradle
7 1 (1.75%) Appium
7 1 (1.75%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.75%) Trac
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) UI Programmer
2 22 (38.60%) UI Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 13 (22.81%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Senior UI Developer
6 6 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.51%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.51%) Android Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Automation Tester
11 1 (1.75%) Agile Java Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Mobile Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (70.18%) SOAP
2 37 (64.91%) XML
3 28 (49.12%) Web Services
4 26 (45.61%) J2EE
4 26 (45.61%) jQuery
5 25 (43.86%) HTML
6 24 (42.11%) JSON
6 24 (42.11%) JSF
7 23 (40.35%) Java EE
7 23 (40.35%) RichFaces
8 21 (36.84%) Apache CXF
9 19 (33.33%) JSP
10 9 (15.79%) Spring
10 9 (15.79%) .NET
10 9 (15.79%) CSS
11 8 (14.04%) HTML5
12 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
12 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
13 4 (7.02%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Open Source
2 7 (12.28%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) W3C
6 1 (1.75%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Android
2 8 (14.04%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.51%) UNIX
6 1 (1.75%) Windows
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Web Design
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.54%) TDD
3 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (17.54%) BDD
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
5 6 (10.53%) SOA
6 5 (8.77%) Coaching
6 5 (8.77%) MVC
7 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Android Development
8 3 (5.26%) User Stories
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.26%) OO
8 3 (5.26%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) Java
2 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.54%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) PHP
5 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.77%) Ruby
5 5 (8.77%) PHP5
6 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.26%) Perl
6 3 (5.26%) XPath
6 3 (5.26%) Scala
7 2 (3.51%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) Python
8 1 (1.75%) C#
8 1 (1.75%) AspectJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Apple
3 1 (1.75%) Google