Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing RESTful 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 4.55% 2.90% 4.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 5.71% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
West Lothian median daily rate £288 £490 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.33% +15.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £281 £470 £411
90th Percentile £294 £510 £438
Scotland median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 West Lothian with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 24 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 36.36% 50.72% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 14
West Lothian median daily rate £288 £415 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.72% +10.30% +15.77%
10th Percentile £218 £318 £305
90th Percentile £463 £448 £435
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +6.80% +6.31% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in West Lothian

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in West Lothian

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the West Lothian 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
Livingston +7 3 £288 -41.33% 1
RESTful
Scotland

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 West Lothian region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation