Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 68 77
Rank change year-on-year +21 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing REST 64 64 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.39% 2.51% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.43% 9.37% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 28
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £407 £383 £359
90th Percentile £648 £595 £600
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 515 683 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.28% 26.74% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 374 402
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £290
90th Percentile £574 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £440 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.55% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +37.50% -42.31%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +45.83% -53.85%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Edinburgh

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Edinburgh

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for REST.

1 38 (59.38%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) Python
3 23 (35.94%) HTML
4 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 18 (28.13%) Public Sector
6 17 (26.56%) AWS
7 16 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (25.00%) SOAP
7 16 (25.00%) Spring
7 16 (25.00%) Finance
8 15 (23.44%) TDD
8 15 (23.44%) Java 8
9 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
9 14 (21.88%) DevOps
9 14 (21.88%) Spring Boot
9 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (21.88%) BDD
9 14 (21.88%) MongoDB
10 13 (20.31%) Node.js
10 13 (20.31%) HTTP
10 13 (20.31%) Docker
11 12 (18.75%) Flask
11 12 (18.75%) Coaching
11 12 (18.75%) React
11 12 (18.75%) NoSQL
11 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (18.75%) Visualforce
11 12 (18.75%) Apex Code
12 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.19%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) AWS
2 10 (15.63%) IBM Cloud
2 10 (15.63%) OpenShift
3 9 (14.06%) Heroku
3 9 (14.06%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 9 (14.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 7 (10.94%) Azure
4 7 (10.94%) GitHub
5 6 (9.38%) GCP
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) MongoDB
1 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.25%) GIS
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.25%) Gatling
3 4 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (3.13%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Gradle
5 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.56%) Hudson
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.56%) Subversion
5 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (28.13%) Public Sector
2 16 (25.00%) Finance
3 10 (15.63%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) Senior Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Salesforce Technical Leader
5 7 (10.94%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.81%) Salesforce Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Python Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Coach
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Data Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) SOAP
2 16 (25.00%) Spring
3 14 (21.88%) Spring Boot
4 13 (20.31%) Node.js
5 12 (18.75%) Flask
5 12 (18.75%) React
5 12 (18.75%) Visualforce
6 11 (17.19%) CSS
7 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.94%) JSON
8 5 (7.81%) Web Services
9 4 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (6.25%) Vue.js
10 3 (4.69%) OAuth
10 3 (4.69%) OAuth2
10 3 (4.69%) Spring Security
11 2 (3.13%) .NET
11 2 (3.13%) Kafka
12 1 (1.56%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) User Experience
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Android
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.44%) TDD
3 14 (21.88%) BDD
3 14 (21.88%) DevOps
4 12 (18.75%) Coaching
4 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (17.19%) Content Management
5 11 (17.19%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (17.19%) Scrum
6 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 9 (14.06%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.50%) Kanban
8 8 (12.50%) Microservices
8 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (10.94%) CRM
9 7 (10.94%) Front End Development
9 7 (10.94%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) Python
3 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.44%) Java 8
5 12 (18.75%) Apex Code
6 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.69%) SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.25%) Ansible
2 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (17.19%) IBM
3 6 (9.38%) Google
4 4 (6.25%) Ab Initio
5 3 (4.69%) Axway
6 2 (3.13%) Talend
7 1 (1.56%) Splunk