The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 28 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 29 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.38% 1.78% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.13% 8.19% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 9
Median daily rate £400 £344 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -49.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £291 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £375 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.64 £37.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.19% -16.77%
REST
Scotland

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
160 171 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.68% 21.70% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 90 146
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for REST.

1 40 (75.47%) Java
2 31 (58.49%) Web Services
3 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (41.51%) Maven
5 20 (37.74%) JSON
5 20 (37.74%) SOAP
5 20 (37.74%) Gradle
6 19 (35.85%) Microservices
6 19 (35.85%) HTML
6 19 (35.85%) Spring
7 17 (32.08%) JIRA
7 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
8 16 (30.19%) JMS
9 14 (26.42%) CSS
9 14 (26.42%) Scrum
9 14 (26.42%) HTML5
9 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
10 13 (24.53%) NoSQL
10 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
10 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (24.53%) JUnit
10 13 (24.53%) SOA
11 12 (22.64%) Linux
11 12 (22.64%) Python
11 12 (22.64%) Selenium
11 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (22.64%) Open Source
12 11 (20.75%) TDD
12 11 (20.75%) Banking
13 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (13.21%) Apache
3 6 (11.32%) GeoServer
4 4 (7.55%) Confluence
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.77%) JBoss
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
2 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.32%) GIS
3 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.43%) Spatial Data
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.77%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) DB2
7 1 (1.89%) IBM BigInsights
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Maven
2 20 (37.74%) Gradle
3 17 (32.08%) JIRA
4 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
5 13 (24.53%) JUnit
6 12 (22.64%) Selenium
7 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
7 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
7 10 (18.87%) JBehave
8 6 (11.32%) Artifactory
8 6 (11.32%) Mockito
8 6 (11.32%) Subversion
9 5 (9.43%) Ant
9 5 (9.43%) Bitbucket
9 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
10 4 (7.55%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (5.66%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.89%) Android Studio
12 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
12 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (20.75%) Banking
2 8 (15.09%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Developer
2 29 (54.72%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Angular Developer
3 6 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Open Source Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Python Developer
4 5 (9.43%) GIS Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Salesforce Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) AWS Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Hadoop Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Java Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) Web Services
2 20 (37.74%) JSON
2 20 (37.74%) SOAP
3 19 (35.85%) HTML
3 19 (35.85%) Spring
4 16 (30.19%) JMS
5 14 (26.42%) CSS
5 14 (26.42%) HTML5
6 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
7 9 (16.98%) J2EE
7 9 (16.98%) XML
8 7 (13.21%) Ajax
8 7 (13.21%) CSS3
8 7 (13.21%) JDBC
8 7 (13.21%) XSLT
9 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
9 6 (11.32%) jQuery
9 6 (11.32%) Leaflet
9 6 (11.32%) OpenLayers
9 6 (11.32%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
1 4 (7.55%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) DataPower
2 3 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Equities
3 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Social Media
3 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Microservices
3 14 (26.42%) Scrum
4 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (24.53%) SOA
5 12 (22.64%) Open Source
6 11 (20.75%) TDD
7 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
7 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
8 8 (15.09%) BDD
9 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Web Development
9 7 (13.21%) Workflow
10 6 (11.32%) Open Source Development
10 6 (11.32%) SDLC
11 5 (9.43%) API Development
11 5 (9.43%) High Availability
12 4 (7.55%) Migration
12 4 (7.55%) MVC
12 4 (7.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) Python
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) Groovy
5 7 (13.21%) XPath
5 7 (13.21%) XQuery
6 5 (9.43%) Apex Code
7 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) Clojure
8 1 (1.89%) Haskell
8 1 (1.89%) Lisp
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) IBM
2 6 (11.32%) ESRI
3 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) Reuters
5 3 (5.66%) Sybase
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) Perforce