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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 40 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing REST 18 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.92% 1.29% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 4.41% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 2
Average daily rate £288 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £450 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £450 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.24%
REST
Scotland

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
147 227 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.82% 29.37% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 146 102
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (66.67%) JSON
2 20 (60.61%) Web Services
3 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 17 (51.52%) Java
4 17 (51.52%) MVC
5 16 (48.48%) SQL
6 15 (45.45%) SOAP
6 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 13 (39.39%) Spring
8 12 (36.36%) TDD
9 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (33.33%) XML
9 11 (33.33%) JUnit
9 11 (33.33%) Maven
10 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
10 10 (30.30%) SignalR
10 10 (30.30%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (30.30%) DataPower
10 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
10 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
10 10 (30.30%) CSS
10 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
10 10 (30.30%) .NET
10 10 (30.30%) C#
10 10 (30.30%) HTML
10 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
10 10 (30.30%) SOA

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (21.21%) MQSeries
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
2 7 (21.21%) FTP
2 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
2 7 (21.21%) WinSCP
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (33.33%) JUnit
2 11 (33.33%) Maven
3 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 9 (27.27%) Subversion
4 8 (24.24%) Bitbucket
4 8 (24.24%) Gradle
4 8 (24.24%) Mockito
5 7 (21.21%) ClearCase
5 7 (21.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (21.21%) XMLSpy
6 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
6 2 (6.06%) Xcode
General
1 10 (30.30%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Automotive
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
5 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
7 4 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Android Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (6.06%) iOS Developer
9 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) JSON
2 20 (60.61%) Web Services
3 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 15 (45.45%) SOAP
4 13 (39.39%) Spring
5 11 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) .NET
6 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (30.30%) CSS
6 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
6 10 (30.30%) HTML
6 10 (30.30%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (30.30%) SignalR
7 9 (27.27%) JMS
8 7 (21.21%) Middleware
8 7 (21.21%) WSDL
8 7 (21.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) DataPower
2 7 (21.21%) SWIFT
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) MVC
2 12 (36.36%) TDD
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) SOA
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) Microservices
6 7 (21.21%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (21.21%) EAI
7 6 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (15.15%) Web Design
8 5 (15.15%) Web Development
9 3 (9.09%) Android Development
9 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (9.09%) UML
10 2 (6.06%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
10 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
10 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
10 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) HL7
1 7 (21.21%) SEPA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) IBM
2 7 (21.21%) HP
2 7 (21.21%) Remedy
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle