The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 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.

RESTful
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 115 95
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20  
Contract jobs citing RESTful 38 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.72% 1.22% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 5.33% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 33
Median daily rate £373 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.42% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £320 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £453 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - £40.00

RESTful is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 652 675 634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.58% 22.82% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1509 1205
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £463 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Scotland

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Scotland

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Scotland

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +8 20 £375 +3.44% 13
Glasgow +13 17 £370 +5.71% 7
West Lothian -4 1 £490 +15.29%
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 Scotland region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 44 (68.75%) Java
2 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (59.38%) JavaScript
4 28 (43.75%) Spring
5 26 (40.63%) HTML
5 26 (40.63%) CSS
6 24 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 23 (35.94%) Web Services
7 23 (35.94%) Scrum
8 19 (29.69%) Linux
9 17 (26.56%) JSON
9 17 (26.56%) Git (software)
10 16 (25.00%) HTML5
11 14 (21.88%) .NET
12 13 (20.31%) C#
12 13 (20.31%) TDD
13 12 (18.75%) MVC
13 12 (18.75%) BDD
13 12 (18.75%) GitHub
14 11 (17.19%) CSS3
14 11 (17.19%) Puppet
14 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
14 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
14 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
15 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
15 10 (15.63%) Docker
16 9 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (14.06%) Mockito

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) GitHub
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) IaaS
4 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.56%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) VXLAN
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) MySQL
3 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.06%) Mockito
2 9 (14.06%) Subversion
3 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.38%) GitLab
5 4 (6.25%) Grunt
5 4 (6.25%) Selenium
5 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.69%) gulp
6 3 (4.69%) Maven
6 3 (4.69%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.13%) Gradle
7 2 (3.13%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (3.13%) JIRA
7 2 (3.13%) JUnit
7 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (67.19%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Angular Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) Spring
2 26 (40.63%) CSS
2 26 (40.63%) HTML
3 24 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 23 (35.94%) Web Services
5 17 (26.56%) JSON
6 16 (25.00%) HTML5
7 14 (21.88%) .NET
8 11 (17.19%) CSS3
8 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
9 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
9 9 (14.06%) jQuery
9 9 (14.06%) Node.js
10 8 (12.50%) React
11 7 (10.94%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (10.94%) Sass
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (7.81%) Backbone.js
13 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (6.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.56%) Fintech
3 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.56%) New Media
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Debian
4 3 (4.69%) Unix
4 3 (4.69%) Windows
5 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) Scrum
3 13 (20.31%) TDD
4 12 (18.75%) BDD
4 12 (18.75%) MVC
5 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 8 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 7 (10.94%) Kanban
8 7 (10.94%) Web Development
9 6 (9.38%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (9.38%) DevOps
9 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.81%) API Testing
10 5 (7.81%) OO
10 5 (7.81%) User Stories
11 4 (6.25%) CRM
11 4 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) Java
2 38 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.31%) C#
4 7 (10.94%) Python
5 5 (7.81%) SQL
6 3 (4.69%) ES6
6 3 (4.69%) PHP
6 3 (4.69%) Ruby
7 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.13%) Groovy
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) Scala
8 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) VCAP
1 2 (3.13%) VCP6
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Puppet
2 9 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.25%) Ansible
4 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Apigee
5 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.56%) Telerik
5 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter
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