The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 58 44 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +30
Contract jobs citing REST 11 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.27% 3.27% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 8.49% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +6.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 271 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.50% 38.55% 45.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 174 190
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Glasgow region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 17 (80.95%) HTML
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) HTML5
2 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 13 (61.90%) XML
4 10 (47.62%) HTTP
5 9 (42.86%) Front Office
6 8 (38.10%) Java
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (33.33%) Spring
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 6 (28.57%) Scrum
8 6 (28.57%) JSON
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
9 5 (23.81%) JMS
9 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
10 4 (19.05%) CSS3
10 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (19.05%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (19.05%) DevOps
10 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (19.05%) Ajax
10 4 (19.05%) OO
11 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
11 3 (14.29%) SOAP
11 3 (14.29%) Web Services
11 3 (14.29%) MySQL
11 3 (14.29%) Oracle
11 3 (14.29%) Multithreading

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (9.52%) Ant
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JSUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (42.86%) Front Office
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Development Specialist
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) UI Developer
4 4 (19.05%) UI Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UX Developer
7 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) HTML5
2 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 13 (61.90%) XML
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) JSON
6 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
6 5 (23.81%) JMS
7 4 (19.05%) CSS3
7 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (19.05%) Ajax
8 3 (14.29%) Apache Camel
8 3 (14.29%) JAX-RS
8 3 (14.29%) SOAP
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (9.52%) JDBC
9 2 (9.52%) EJB
9 2 (9.52%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Solaris
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Microservices
4 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Kanban
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (4.76%) Separation of Concerns
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) IBM