Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 84 123
Rank change year-on-year -2 +39 -6
Contract jobs citing RESTful 140 92 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.55% 2.14% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.74% 7.34% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 63 51
Scotland median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £350 £300 £320
90th Percentile £575 £468 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £42.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year +136.47% -16.67% +52.24%

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 1,601 1,253 1,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.12% 29.08% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 790 748
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.31% -5.93%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £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 8 8 17
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.52 £14.49 £13.80
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.71 £45.60
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +9.59% -1.40%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +11 68 £400 +6.67% 20
Edinburgh -8 66 £456 +22.48% 21
West Lothian +5 3 £288 -41.33% 1
Falkirk - 1 £475 -
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 79 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (50.71%) Java
3 48 (34.29%) Spring
4 44 (31.43%) JSON
4 44 (31.43%) Test Automation
5 40 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 40 (28.57%) Microservices
6 37 (26.43%) Web Services
7 30 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (20.71%) Finance
9 28 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
11 26 (18.57%) Linux
12 25 (17.86%) AngularJS
13 24 (17.14%) C#
14 22 (15.71%) TDD
15 21 (15.00%) HTML
15 21 (15.00%) Java 8
15 21 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (14.29%) OO
16 20 (14.29%) Banking
16 20 (14.29%) Apple iOS
17 19 (13.57%) iOS Development
17 19 (13.57%) Software Engineering
17 19 (13.57%) CSS
17 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
17 19 (13.57%) React
17 19 (13.57%) Apple Swift
18 18 (12.86%) Objective-C
18 18 (12.86%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (2.14%) Alfresco
1 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.43%) JBoss
3 1 (0.71%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.14%) SaaS
2 12 (8.57%) IaaS
3 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.43%) npm
4 6 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.57%) GitHub
6 3 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (6.43%) SQLite
4 8 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.29%) MySQL
6 5 (3.57%) Redis
7 3 (2.14%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.43%) Big Data
8 2 (1.43%) DB2
8 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.71%) Impala
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.43%) JIRA
3 15 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 13 (9.29%) Xcode
6 11 (7.86%) Maven
7 8 (5.71%) webpack
8 7 (5.00%) JUnit
8 7 (5.00%) Mockito
9 6 (4.29%) Bitbucket
9 6 (4.29%) Selenium
9 6 (4.29%) SilkTest
9 6 (4.29%) Subversion
9 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.57%) CocoaPods
11 4 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.86%) GitLab
11 4 (2.86%) Protractor
12 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 29 (20.71%) Finance
2 20 (14.29%) Banking
3 8 (5.71%) Games
4 3 (2.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Electronics
5 2 (1.43%) Law
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 91 (65.00%) Developer
2 39 (27.86%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.86%) Architect
3 25 (17.86%) Technical Architect
4 19 (13.57%) iOS Developer
5 8 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 8 (5.71%) Tester
6 6 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (4.29%) Java Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) React Developer
6 6 (4.29%) Senior Architect
6 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.29%) Senior Technical Architect
7 5 (3.57%) CRM Developer
8 4 (2.86%) C# Developer
8 4 (2.86%) Digital Developer
8 4 (2.86%) Performance Tester
8 4 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (2.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (34.29%) Spring
2 44 (31.43%) JSON
3 37 (26.43%) Web Services
4 28 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 25 (17.86%) AngularJS
6 21 (15.00%) HTML
7 19 (13.57%) CSS
7 19 (13.57%) React
8 17 (12.14%) JPA
9 16 (11.43%) .NET
10 15 (10.71%) Spring Boot
11 14 (10.00%) Node.js
11 14 (10.00%) SOAP
12 12 (8.57%) jQuery
13 11 (7.86%) HTML5
14 10 (7.14%) XML
15 9 (6.43%) Google Maps API
15 9 (6.43%) iOS SDK
16 8 (5.71%) CSS3
16 8 (5.71%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.86%) DataPower
5 4 (2.86%) Fintech
5 4 (2.86%) User Experience
6 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.71%) Animation
7 1 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.71%) Blog
7 1 (0.71%) Equities
7 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.57%) Linux
2 20 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.71%) Unix
4 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.43%) Test Automation
3 40 (28.57%) Microservices
4 30 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (15.71%) TDD
6 21 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (14.29%) OO
8 19 (13.57%) iOS Development
8 19 (13.57%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
9 15 (10.71%) Scrum
9 15 (10.71%) Software Architecture
9 15 (10.71%) Unit Testing
10 13 (9.29%) SDLC
11 12 (8.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 12 (8.57%) Front End Development
11 12 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (7.86%) MVC
13 10 (7.14%) BDD
13 10 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (50.71%) Java
2 40 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 24 (17.14%) C#
4 21 (15.00%) Java 8
5 19 (13.57%) Apple Swift
6 18 (12.86%) Objective-C
7 9 (6.43%) Scala
8 7 (5.00%) SQL
9 5 (3.57%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.86%) ES6
10 4 (2.86%) Python
11 2 (1.43%) AspectJ
11 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.43%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.71%) Perl
12 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
2 6 (4.29%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Puppet
2 6 (4.29%) Ansible
2 6 (4.29%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.14%) Terraform
4 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.71%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 9 (6.43%) Atlassian
1 9 (6.43%) Google
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.29%) Apple
4 5 (3.57%) IBM
5 3 (2.14%) SAP
6 2 (1.43%) Splunk
6 2 (1.43%) Sun
6 2 (1.43%) Sybase
7 1 (0.71%) Apigee
7 1 (0.71%) CA
7 1 (0.71%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle
7 1 (0.71%) Twitter
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) Xamarin