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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 73 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% - 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £45.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-24.67% +10.97%
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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
287 214 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.99% 32.42% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 98 97
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 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 24 (96.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) HTML
3 17 (68.00%) Web Design
4 15 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (56.00%) Linux
5 14 (56.00%) HTTP
6 13 (52.00%) UNIX
6 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
7 12 (48.00%) JAX-RS
7 12 (48.00%) Neo4j
7 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
7 12 (48.00%) Mac OS X
7 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (48.00%) Hibernate
8 10 (40.00%) Spring
9 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.00%) SQL
12 4 (16.00%) J2EE
12 4 (16.00%) OO
12 4 (16.00%) Finance
13 3 (12.00%) Maven
13 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (12.00%) SOA
13 3 (12.00%) Oracle
13 3 (12.00%) SOAP
13 3 (12.00%) HTML5
14 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (8.00%) jQuery
14 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (48.00%) Neo4j
2 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Programmer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Programmer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 2 (8.00%) SOA Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) JAX-RS
2 12 (48.00%) Hibernate
3 10 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (16.00%) J2EE
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) Struts
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) XML
6 2 (8.00%) CSS
6 2 (8.00%) JSP
6 2 (8.00%) JMS
6 2 (8.00%) Java SE
6 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) iBATIS
6 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.00%) GWT
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (4.00%) Derivative
1 1 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) UNIX
3 12 (48.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Web Design
2 15 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) MVC
8 2 (8.00%) BPEL
8 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 1 (4.00%) Use Case
9 1 (4.00%) SysML
9 1 (4.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) ERP
9 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.00%) OOD
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Clojure
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase