The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 52 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing REST 18 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.22% 0.89% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.38% 2.41% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +3.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
282 291 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.77% 37.02% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 121 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
REST
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) HTML
3 17 (73.91%) Web Design
4 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (60.87%) HTTP
5 14 (60.87%) Linux
6 13 (56.52%) UNIX
6 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
7 12 (52.17%) JAX-RS
7 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
7 12 (52.17%) Neo4j
7 12 (52.17%) Mac OS X
7 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
7 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
8 10 (43.48%) Spring
9 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (21.74%) SQL
12 4 (17.39%) Finance
13 3 (13.04%) Maven
13 3 (13.04%) J2EE
13 3 (13.04%) OO
13 3 (13.04%) HTML5
14 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
14 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
14 2 (8.70%) Oracle
14 2 (8.70%) Sybase
14 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
14 2 (8.70%) JUnit
14 2 (8.70%) Solaris

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
2 12 (52.17%) MongoDB
2 12 (52.17%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) Hibernate
2 12 (52.17%) JAX-RS
3 10 (43.48%) Spring
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) JSP
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) iBATIS
5 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) Struts
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) Java EE 5
6 1 (4.35%) Java SE
6 1 (4.35%) Spring Integration
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Derivative
1 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
3 12 (52.17%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Web Design
2 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
8 1 (4.35%) Use Case
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) BPEL
8 1 (4.35%) UML
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) OOD
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Sybase