Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 106 133
Rank change year-on-year +47 +27 +5
Contract jobs citing RESTful 151 80 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.03% 1.83% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.32% 6.68% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 53 45
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £263 £313 £261
90th Percentile £538 £525 £462
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +35.42% -4.00% -3.85%

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 1334 1197 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.80% 27.34% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 722 673
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £274 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +36 105 £375 -3.23% 4
Glasgow +12 43 £381 +1.67% 4
West Lothian -5 3 £490 +15.98%
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 109 (72.19%) Java
2 86 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (54.30%) Spring
4 74 (49.01%) Linux
5 72 (47.68%) Web Services
6 57 (37.75%) JavaScript
7 54 (35.76%) JSON
8 53 (35.10%) Git (software)
9 52 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (33.77%) Scrum
10 51 (33.77%) Jenkins
11 43 (28.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (27.15%) Finance
13 37 (24.50%) Software Engineering
14 35 (23.18%) Puppet
15 34 (22.52%) GitHub
16 33 (21.85%) Cucumber
16 33 (21.85%) Mockito
17 31 (20.53%) Configuration Management
17 31 (20.53%) HTML
17 31 (20.53%) Microservices
17 31 (20.53%) GitLab
18 29 (19.21%) SQL
18 29 (19.21%) CSS
18 29 (19.21%) JMX
19 28 (18.54%) AngularJS
20 27 (17.88%) Degree
21 25 (16.56%) Computer Science
21 25 (16.56%) TDD
21 25 (16.56%) Test Automation

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 13 (8.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (5.30%) Apache
3 7 (4.64%) JBoss
4 6 (3.97%) IIS
5 5 (3.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.99%) CMS
7 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.32%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 18 (11.92%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (22.52%) GitHub
2 14 (9.27%) PaaS
3 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (5.96%) IaaS
6 5 (3.31%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.99%) npm
8 2 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.32%) Firebase
8 2 (1.32%) SaaS
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.66%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) LDAP
2 6 (3.97%) Firewall
2 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.31%) HTTP
4 4 (2.65%) BIG-IP
4 4 (2.65%) Internet
4 4 (2.65%) Intranet
4 4 (2.65%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.32%) CTI
5 2 (1.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.66%) DNS
6 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.64%) MySQL
4 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.32%) Redis
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (35.10%) Git (software)
2 51 (33.77%) Jenkins
3 33 (21.85%) Cucumber
3 33 (21.85%) Mockito
4 31 (20.53%) GitLab
5 13 (8.61%) Maven
6 9 (5.96%) gulp
7 8 (5.30%) Grunt
8 6 (3.97%) Ant
8 6 (3.97%) JUnit
8 6 (3.97%) Subversion
8 6 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.31%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.65%) Bower
10 4 (2.65%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.99%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.99%) Protractor
11 3 (1.99%) Selenium
General
1 41 (27.15%) Finance
2 12 (7.95%) Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (61.59%) Developer
2 41 (27.15%) Java Developer
3 23 (15.23%) Java Engineer
4 17 (11.26%) Software Engineer
5 15 (9.93%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Consultant
6 12 (7.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (7.28%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Java Consultant
9 7 (4.64%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.97%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Angular Developer
10 6 (3.97%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (54.30%) Spring
2 72 (47.68%) Web Services
3 54 (35.76%) JSON
4 31 (20.53%) HTML
5 29 (19.21%) CSS
5 29 (19.21%) JMX
6 28 (18.54%) AngularJS
7 22 (14.57%) REST
8 20 (13.25%) .NET
8 20 (13.25%) React
9 19 (12.58%) Hibernate
10 18 (11.92%) HTML5
10 18 (11.92%) jQuery
11 16 (10.60%) SOAP
12 15 (9.93%) Sass
13 13 (8.61%) XML
14 12 (7.95%) Node.js
15 11 (7.28%) Ajax
15 11 (7.28%) LESS
16 10 (6.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.31%) DataPower
5 4 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.65%) PKI
5 4 (2.65%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) RIA
7 1 (0.66%) Blog
7 1 (0.66%) Fintech
7 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (49.01%) Linux
2 43 (28.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (9.27%) Unix
4 11 (7.28%) Windows
5 6 (3.97%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.99%) Android
7 3 (1.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
3 51 (33.77%) Scrum
4 37 (24.50%) Software Engineering
5 31 (20.53%) Configuration Management
5 31 (20.53%) Microservices
6 25 (16.56%) TDD
6 25 (16.56%) Test Automation
7 24 (15.89%) SOA
8 19 (12.58%) Front End Development
9 17 (11.26%) BDD
9 17 (11.26%) DevOps
10 14 (9.27%) OO
11 13 (8.61%) Risk Management
12 12 (7.95%) High Availability
13 11 (7.28%) MVC
13 11 (7.28%) Unit Testing
14 10 (6.62%) SDLC
15 8 (5.30%) Performance Measurement
15 8 (5.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (72.19%) Java
2 57 (37.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.21%) SQL
4 19 (12.58%) C#
5 15 (9.93%) Python
6 10 (6.62%) Perl
7 7 (4.64%) ES6
8 6 (3.97%) PHP
8 6 (3.97%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.99%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.32%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.32%) XPath
11 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.66%) Ruby
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (17.88%) Degree
2 19 (12.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.32%) MCSD
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.26%) GDPR
2 13 (8.61%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.65%) QA
4 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (9.93%) Docker
2 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (23.18%) Puppet
2 13 (8.61%) Ansible
3 5 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (10.60%) Oracle
2 11 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.28%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.31%) F5
3 5 (3.31%) IBM
3 5 (3.31%) Perforce
3 5 (3.31%) VMware
4 4 (2.65%) Citrix
4 4 (2.65%) Imperva
5 3 (1.99%) Adobe
5 3 (1.99%) Google
5 3 (1.99%) Pega
6 2 (1.32%) Avaya
6 2 (1.32%) Sitecore