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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 62 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing REST 13 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% - 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +10.84%
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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
297 215 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.02% 32.48% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 102 110
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £220
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 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
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 16 September 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 27 (79.41%) Java
2 23 (67.65%) HTML
3 18 (52.94%) Configuration Management
3 18 (52.94%) MongoDB
4 15 (44.12%) Web Design
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) HTTP
4 15 (44.12%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
5 14 (41.18%) Hibernate
5 14 (41.18%) UNIX
6 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 12 (35.29%) Mac OS X
6 12 (35.29%) JAX-RS
6 12 (35.29%) Neo4j
7 10 (29.41%) TDD
7 10 (29.41%) Spring
8 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
9 6 (17.65%) Play Framework
9 6 (17.65%) User Stories
9 6 (17.65%) Line Management
9 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 6 (17.65%) User Experience
9 6 (17.65%) SOAP
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) MySQL
9 6 (17.65%) Ruby
9 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) MongoDB
2 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
3 12 (35.29%) Neo4j
4 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
5 6 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (17.65%) MySQL
5 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Ant
1 2 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 21 (61.76%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Digital Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Programmer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SOA Designer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Designer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SOA Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Development Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) HTML
2 14 (41.18%) Hibernate
3 12 (35.29%) JAX-RS
4 10 (29.41%) Spring
5 6 (17.65%) SOAP
5 6 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (17.65%) Django
5 6 (17.65%) Play Framework
6 5 (14.71%) J2EE
6 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 5 (14.71%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) JMS
7 4 (11.76%) Servlets
8 3 (8.82%) HTML5
8 3 (8.82%) Middleware
8 3 (8.82%) jQuery
9 2 (5.88%) JPA
9 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (5.88%) Struts2
9 2 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Derivative
2 2 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (5.88%) Market Risk
2 2 (5.88%) DataPower
2 2 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) UNIX
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Configuration Management
2 15 (44.12%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (44.12%) Web Design
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) TDD
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) User Stories
5 6 (17.65%) Line Management
5 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 6 (17.65%) Kanban
5 6 (17.65%) Product Management
5 6 (17.65%) Software Architecture
6 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.71%) SOA
7 4 (11.76%) UML
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) BPEL
8 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.88%) AOP
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Ruby
2 6 (17.65%) Scala
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Clojure
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Sybase
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Yahoo!
3 2 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) Kony
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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