The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 12 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.17% - 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.58%
REST
Scotland

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 West Lothian region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.52% 17.86% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 18
Median daily rate £400 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

REST
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the West Lothian region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

REST
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing REST within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 1 £388 -
REST
Scotland

REST
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for REST.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) BDD

REST
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle