Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 55 104
Rank change year-on-year -14 +49 +37
Contract jobs citing RESTful 145 156 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.80% 3.13% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.58% 11.73% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 47
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £350 £300 £313
90th Percentile £613 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £48.40 £48.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.72% +35.42% +12.50%

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 1,513 1,330 1,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.25% 26.67% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 824 703
Scotland median daily rate £424 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% +6.23% -5.87%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £270
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 17
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.46% -43.53% +5.25%
10th Percentile £13.33 £13.45 £15.99
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%

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 December 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 December 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
Edinburgh -19 74 £450 +12.50% 33
Glasgow +2 66 £425 +7.94% 16
West Lothian +8 3 £375 -5.12% 1
Dundee - 1 - -
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 74 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (47.59%) Java
3 53 (36.55%) JSON
4 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 48 (33.10%) Web Services
5 48 (33.10%) Microservices
6 45 (31.03%) Spring
7 43 (29.66%) Git (software)
7 43 (29.66%) Test Automation
8 40 (27.59%) C#
9 34 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (22.76%) Finance
11 32 (22.07%) Scrum
12 28 (19.31%) HTML
12 28 (19.31%) Linux
13 27 (18.62%) React
14 26 (17.93%) AngularJS
15 24 (16.55%) Jenkins
15 24 (16.55%) TDD
16 23 (15.86%) SQL Server
17 22 (15.17%) CSS
17 22 (15.17%) Software Engineering
17 22 (15.17%) JIRA
18 21 (14.48%) iOS Development
18 21 (14.48%) Apple iOS
18 21 (14.48%) Hibernate
18 21 (14.48%) SOAP
18 21 (14.48%) Java 8
19 20 (13.79%) Apple Swift
19 20 (13.79%) Objective-C

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 12 (8.28%) JBoss
2 4 (2.76%) Apache
2 4 (2.76%) Confluence
3 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.03%) SaaS
2 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.59%) IaaS
4 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.83%) GitHub
4 7 (4.83%) npm
5 5 (3.45%) PaaS
6 4 (2.76%) Apigee
7 3 (2.07%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) HTTP
2 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) SQLite
3 7 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.45%) MySQL
5 4 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.07%) Redis
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (29.66%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.55%) Jenkins
3 22 (15.17%) JIRA
4 16 (11.03%) Cucumber
5 15 (10.34%) JUnit
5 15 (10.34%) Maven
5 15 (10.34%) webpack
6 14 (9.66%) Xcode
7 13 (8.97%) Mockito
8 9 (6.21%) CocoaPods
9 8 (5.52%) GitLab
10 7 (4.83%) Grunt
10 7 (4.83%) gulp
11 6 (4.14%) Mocha
11 6 (4.14%) Subversion
11 6 (4.14%) TeamCity
12 5 (3.45%) fastlane
12 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.76%) CppUnit
13 4 (2.76%) Selenium
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Banking
3 5 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (1.38%) Electronics
4 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (76.55%) Developer
2 37 (25.52%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.17%) Architect
4 21 (14.48%) iOS Developer
4 21 (14.48%) Technical Architect
5 10 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.21%) React Developer
6 9 (6.21%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.52%) CRM Developer
7 8 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.83%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.83%) Mobile Developer
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.14%) Senior Technical Architect
10 5 (3.45%) Angular Developer
10 5 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (36.55%) JSON
2 48 (33.10%) Web Services
3 45 (31.03%) Spring
4 28 (19.31%) HTML
5 27 (18.62%) React
6 26 (17.93%) AngularJS
7 22 (15.17%) CSS
8 21 (14.48%) Hibernate
8 21 (14.48%) SOAP
9 19 (13.10%) Spring Boot
10 18 (12.41%) .NET
11 16 (11.03%) Redux
12 14 (9.66%) JPA
13 13 (8.97%) Google Maps API
13 13 (8.97%) iOS SDK
14 10 (6.90%) REST
15 9 (6.21%) Cocoa
15 9 (6.21%) Cocoa Touch
15 9 (6.21%) XML
16 8 (5.52%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (9.66%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.83%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.07%) Fintech
5 3 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.38%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Animation
7 1 (0.69%) Blog
7 1 (0.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.31%) Linux
2 21 (14.48%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.83%) Unix
5 6 (4.14%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Debian
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (33.10%) Microservices
3 43 (29.66%) Test Automation
4 34 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (22.07%) Scrum
6 24 (16.55%) TDD
7 22 (15.17%) Software Engineering
8 21 (14.48%) iOS Development
9 19 (13.10%) Unit Testing
10 17 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
11 15 (10.34%) OO
11 15 (10.34%) Workflow
12 13 (8.97%) Configuration Management
12 13 (8.97%) MVC
12 13 (8.97%) Software Architecture
12 13 (8.97%) Web Development
13 12 (8.28%) Computer Science
13 12 (8.28%) Migration
13 12 (8.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.59%) Java
2 50 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 40 (27.59%) C#
4 21 (14.48%) Java 8
5 20 (13.79%) Apple Swift
5 20 (13.79%) Objective-C
6 10 (6.90%) SQL
7 6 (4.14%) Groovy
7 6 (4.14%) Perl
7 6 (4.14%) Python
8 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.45%) Scala
8 5 (3.45%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.38%) AspectJ
10 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.38%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.69%) ES6
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 6 (4.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (8.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) Puppet
2 7 (4.83%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (9.66%) Apple
1 14 (9.66%) Google
1 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.76%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.07%) SAP
4 2 (1.38%) Twitter
5 1 (0.69%) F5
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) VMware