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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 54 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing REST 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.43% 0.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.55 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -27.06%
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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
248 289 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.25% 33.14% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 139 96
Average daily rate £340 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 20 (95.24%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) Spring
3 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 13 (61.90%) TDD
5 12 (57.14%) Web Services
6 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (42.86%) J2EE
7 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
8 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (38.10%) JUnit
8 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
8 8 (38.10%) JMS
8 8 (38.10%) Maven
8 8 (38.10%) Banking
9 7 (33.33%) FitNesse
9 7 (33.33%) JSON
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle
10 6 (28.57%) XML
10 6 (28.57%) Ajax
11 5 (23.81%) JDBC
11 5 (23.81%) HTML
11 5 (23.81%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) Apache Camel
12 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
12 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
12 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (19.05%) SDLC
12 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
12 4 (19.05%) RDBMS

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 8 (38.10%) JUnit
2 8 (38.10%) Maven
3 7 (33.33%) FitNesse
4 3 (14.29%) Mockito
5 2 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (9.52%) QUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Ant
6 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.76%) Hudson
6 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.52%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UX Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Spring
2 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) J2EE
5 8 (38.10%) JMS
6 7 (33.33%) JSON
7 6 (28.57%) Ajax
7 6 (28.57%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) JDBC
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) Apache Camel
9 4 (19.05%) jQuery
9 4 (19.05%) Drools
9 4 (19.05%) JNDI
10 3 (14.29%) Apache Flex
10 3 (14.29%) CSS
10 3 (14.29%) SOAP
10 3 (14.29%) DOM
10 3 (14.29%) HTML5
10 3 (14.29%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Solaris
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) SDLC
3 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Microservices
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Kanban
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle