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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 58 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing REST 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.41% 0.73% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 2.18% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +0.72%
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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
204 275 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.92% 33.29% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 127 110
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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 19 (79.17%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Spring
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Hibernate
4 12 (50.00%) TDD
5 11 (45.83%) Web Services
6 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
8 8 (33.33%) JMS
9 7 (29.17%) J2EE
9 7 (29.17%) XML
9 7 (29.17%) JSON
9 7 (29.17%) HTML5
9 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
9 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
10 6 (25.00%) Maven
10 6 (25.00%) Banking
10 6 (25.00%) JUnit
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle
10 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 6 (25.00%) Scrum
11 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
11 5 (20.83%) SQL
11 5 (20.83%) CSS
11 5 (20.83%) Ajax
11 5 (20.83%) FitNesse
11 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
11 5 (20.83%) Backbone.js
11 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
12 4 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
2 6 (25.00%) JUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Maven
3 5 (20.83%) FitNesse
4 3 (12.50%) Mockito
4 3 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (8.33%) QUnit
5 2 (8.33%) Ant
6 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) UI Developer
3 4 (16.67%) UI Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Development Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) UX Developer
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) Spring
2 13 (54.17%) Hibernate
3 11 (45.83%) Web Services
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) JMS
6 7 (29.17%) JSON
6 7 (29.17%) J2EE
6 7 (29.17%) XML
6 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
7 5 (20.83%) Backbone.js
7 5 (20.83%) CSS
7 5 (20.83%) Ajax
8 4 (16.67%) JDBC
8 4 (16.67%) JAX-RS
8 4 (16.67%) Drools
8 4 (16.67%) CSS3
8 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (12.50%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (12.50%) Microservices
5 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.17%) Kanban
7 1 (4.17%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle