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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 53 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing REST 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.64% 0.32% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.06% 1.01% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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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
237 198 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.47% 32.09% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 113 138
Average daily rate £350 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 - £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 2014, 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 15 (55.56%) XML
2 13 (48.15%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) TDD
4 11 (40.74%) HTML5
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) HTTP
6 9 (33.33%) Front Office
6 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.93%) User Stories
7 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
7 7 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
7 7 (25.93%) Kanban
7 7 (25.93%) Product Management
7 7 (25.93%) Scala
7 7 (25.93%) Software Architecture
7 7 (25.93%) Ruby
7 7 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (25.93%) Django
7 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (25.93%) Scrum
7 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.93%) MySQL
7 7 (25.93%) SOAP
7 7 (25.93%) Play Framework
8 6 (22.22%) User Experience
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Web Services

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
1 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
1 7 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Ant
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Mockito
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (33.33%) Front Office
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Development Specialist
3 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Technical Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Digital Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SOA Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SOA Designer
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) XML
2 13 (48.15%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) HTML5
4 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (25.93%) Play Framework
5 7 (25.93%) SOAP
5 7 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (25.93%) Django
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) JMS
8 4 (14.81%) Servlets
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
9 3 (11.11%) JSP
9 3 (11.11%) EJB
9 3 (11.11%) J2EE
9 3 (11.11%) Struts
9 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 3 (11.11%) JSF
10 2 (7.41%) JTA
10 2 (7.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Derivative
2 2 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (7.41%) Market Risk
2 2 (7.41%) DataPower
2 2 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Kanban
3 7 (25.93%) Product Management
3 7 (25.93%) Software Architecture
3 7 (25.93%) User Stories
4 5 (18.52%) Line Management
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) UML
5 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.11%) BPEL
6 2 (7.41%) AOP
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby
3 7 (25.93%) Scala
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) COBOL
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Sybase
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Yahoo!
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Kony
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos