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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 53 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing REST 11 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.71% 1.14% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 5.03% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 19
Median daily rate £300 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.49%
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
204 199 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.68% 22.72% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 90 175
Median daily rate £335 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 31 (91.18%) SOAP
2 30 (88.24%) Web Services
3 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
4 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (55.88%) Spring
4 19 (55.88%) Maven
4 19 (55.88%) TDD
4 19 (55.88%) Microservices
5 18 (52.94%) Banking
5 18 (52.94%) Subversion
5 18 (52.94%) MVC
5 18 (52.94%) Eclipse
5 18 (52.94%) HTML
5 18 (52.94%) JUnit
5 18 (52.94%) CSS
5 18 (52.94%) Mockito
5 18 (52.94%) Bitbucket
5 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
5 18 (52.94%) Gradle
6 16 (47.06%) HTML5
6 16 (47.06%) CSS3
6 16 (47.06%) Spring MVC
6 16 (47.06%) Java
6 16 (47.06%) SOA
6 16 (47.06%) React
7 15 (44.12%) Web Design
7 15 (44.12%) Struts
7 15 (44.12%) Web Development
7 15 (44.12%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (38.24%) SQL

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 (23.53%) MQSeries
1 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) HTTP
2 8 (23.53%) FTP
2 8 (23.53%) HTTPS
2 8 (23.53%) WinSCP
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 19 (55.88%) Maven
3 18 (52.94%) Bitbucket
3 18 (52.94%) Eclipse
3 18 (52.94%) Gradle
3 18 (52.94%) JUnit
3 18 (52.94%) Mockito
3 18 (52.94%) Subversion
4 8 (23.53%) ClearCase
4 8 (23.53%) XMLSpy
5 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (52.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (5.88%) SOA Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Angular Developer
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (2.94%) JSP Developer
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) SOAP
2 30 (88.24%) Web Services
3 19 (55.88%) Spring
4 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
4 18 (52.94%) CSS
4 18 (52.94%) HTML
5 16 (47.06%) CSS3
5 16 (47.06%) HTML5
5 16 (47.06%) React
5 16 (47.06%) Spring MVC
6 15 (44.12%) Struts
7 12 (35.29%) JSON
8 9 (26.47%) JMS
8 9 (26.47%) Middleware
8 9 (26.47%) WSDL
8 9 (26.47%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) XSD
9 8 (23.53%) EDI
9 8 (23.53%) XSL
9 8 (23.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) DataPower
2 8 (23.53%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (55.88%) Microservices
1 19 (55.88%) TDD
2 18 (52.94%) MVC
3 16 (47.06%) SOA
4 15 (44.12%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (44.12%) Web Design
4 15 (44.12%) Web Development
5 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (32.35%) Front End Development
7 8 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (23.53%) EAI
8 5 (14.71%) UML
9 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
10 2 (5.88%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.88%) OO
10 2 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) HL7
1 8 (23.53%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Mesos
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) IBM
2 8 (23.53%) HP
2 8 (23.53%) Remedy
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat