Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 60 127
Rank change year-on-year -37 +67 +1
Contract jobs citing RESTful 118 144 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.20% 2.99% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.83% 10.50% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 81 48
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.90% -4.67%
10th Percentile £330 £263 £313
90th Percentile £580 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £488 £451 £440
% change year-on-year +8.21% +2.39% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £62.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +22.55% +36.00%

RESTful 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,507 1,372 1,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.14% 28.50% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 853 790
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £276 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 16
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -30.32% -6.49%
10th Percentile £12.03 £18.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.39 £46.69
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.13%

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 60 £406 +8.33% 15
Edinburgh -40 53 £500 +33.33% 24
West Lothian +7 4 £331 -32.40% 3
Dundee - 1 - - 2
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 Scotland region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 67 (56.78%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (51.69%) Java
3 43 (36.44%) Microservices
4 41 (34.75%) Test Automation
5 38 (32.20%) JavaScript
5 38 (32.20%) Spring
6 37 (31.36%) JSON
7 30 (25.42%) Hibernate
7 30 (25.42%) C#
8 25 (21.19%) Web Services
9 24 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (18.64%) Finance
10 22 (18.64%) AngularJS
11 20 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (15.25%) React
13 18 (15.25%) JPA
13 18 (15.25%) SaaS
13 18 (15.25%) OO
13 18 (15.25%) Linux
14 17 (14.41%) TDD
14 17 (14.41%) Banking
15 16 (13.56%) JIRA
15 16 (13.56%) HTML
15 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
15 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
16 15 (12.71%) Software Architecture
16 15 (12.71%) Apple iOS
16 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
16 15 (12.71%) Collaborative Working

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 7 (5.93%) JBoss
2 3 (2.54%) Apache
2 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.69%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.25%) SaaS
2 11 (9.32%) IaaS
3 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.78%) npm
5 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (3.39%) PaaS
7 2 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.69%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.02%) SQLite
3 7 (5.93%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.93%) MySQL
4 6 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.24%) Redis
6 3 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.69%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) Impala
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
1 16 (13.56%) JIRA
2 13 (11.02%) Xcode
3 11 (9.32%) Maven
4 9 (7.63%) JUnit
4 9 (7.63%) webpack
5 7 (5.93%) CocoaPods
6 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.08%) Selenium
6 6 (5.08%) Subversion
7 5 (4.24%) Bitbucket
7 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.39%) Protractor
8 4 (3.39%) SilkTest
8 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.54%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.54%) CppUnit
10 2 (1.69%) Babel
10 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (18.64%) Finance
2 17 (14.41%) Banking
3 8 (6.78%) Games
4 2 (1.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.69%) Law
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (70.34%) Developer
2 37 (31.36%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.49%) Architect
3 23 (19.49%) Technical Architect
4 14 (11.86%) iOS Developer
5 8 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.93%) React Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Tester
7 6 (5.08%) CRM Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Senior Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Senior Technical Architect
9 4 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.39%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.39%) Performance Tester
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Angular Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (32.20%) Spring
2 37 (31.36%) JSON
3 30 (25.42%) Hibernate
4 25 (21.19%) Web Services
5 22 (18.64%) AngularJS
6 18 (15.25%) JPA
6 18 (15.25%) React
7 16 (13.56%) HTML
8 13 (11.02%) Google Maps API
8 13 (11.02%) iOS SDK
8 13 (11.02%) Node.js
8 13 (11.02%) Spring Boot
9 12 (10.17%) .NET
10 11 (9.32%) CSS
11 9 (7.63%) jQuery
11 9 (7.63%) Kafka
11 9 (7.63%) Redux
11 9 (7.63%) SOAP
12 8 (6.78%) XML
13 7 (5.93%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.08%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.39%) DataPower
6 4 (3.39%) Fintech
7 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) Animation
8 1 (0.85%) Blog
8 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.25%) Linux
2 15 (12.71%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.93%) Unix
4 2 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (56.78%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.44%) Microservices
3 41 (34.75%) Test Automation
4 24 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (15.25%) OO
7 17 (14.41%) TDD
8 15 (12.71%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (12.71%) Software Architecture
8 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.86%) iOS Development
9 14 (11.86%) Scrum
10 12 (10.17%) Web Development
11 11 (9.32%) Unit Testing
12 10 (8.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 10 (8.47%) Front End Development
12 10 (8.47%) MVC
13 9 (7.63%) Migration
13 9 (7.63%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (7.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.69%) Java
2 38 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.42%) C#
4 15 (12.71%) Java 8
5 14 (11.86%) Apple Swift
5 14 (11.86%) Objective-C
6 9 (7.63%) Scala
6 9 (7.63%) SQL
7 5 (4.24%) Kotlin
8 4 (3.39%) Perl
8 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.39%) Python
9 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.54%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.69%) AspectJ
10 2 (1.69%) ES6
11 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.24%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (4.24%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.39%) Ansible
3 3 (2.54%) Puppet
4 2 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Google
2 9 (7.63%) Atlassian
2 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.93%) Apple
4 4 (3.39%) IBM
5 3 (2.54%) SAP
6 2 (1.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.85%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle
7 1 (0.85%) VMware