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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 60 50 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing REST 12 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.36% 2.12% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 5.15% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
Average daily rate
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£381 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -10.00%
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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
211 291 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.84% 41.10% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 176 174
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -15.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 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 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 17 (73.91%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) HTML5
3 15 (65.22%) AngularJS
4 14 (60.87%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) Front Office
5 10 (43.48%) HTTP
5 10 (43.48%) Java
6 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
7 7 (30.43%) Spring
7 7 (30.43%) JSON
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
8 6 (26.09%) CSS
8 6 (26.09%) JMS
9 5 (21.74%) SOAP
9 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
10 4 (17.39%) JAX-RS
10 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
10 4 (17.39%) CSS3
10 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
10 4 (17.39%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (17.39%) DevOps
10 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle
10 4 (17.39%) OO
10 4 (17.39%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) Ajax

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (17.39%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) FileNet
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) JSUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Mockito
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Xcode
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (43.48%) Front Office
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Development Specialist
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) UI Developer
4 4 (17.39%) UI Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) UX Developer
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) HTML5
2 15 (65.22%) AngularJS
3 14 (60.87%) XML
4 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
4 7 (30.43%) Spring
4 7 (30.43%) JSON
5 6 (26.09%) JMS
5 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
7 4 (17.39%) JAX-RS
7 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
7 4 (17.39%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) Ajax
8 2 (8.70%) JSF
8 2 (8.70%) JDBC
8 2 (8.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Microservices
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (4.35%) Separation of Concerns
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
2 1 (4.35%) IBM