The table below looks at the statistics for RESTful 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 RESTful over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RESTful
Rank 56 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing RESTful 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.29% 1.14% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 3.06% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£371 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £315 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
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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
210 229 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.65% 37.24% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 132 171
Average daily rate £400 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

RESTful
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RESTful across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RESTful Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

RESTful
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RESTful across the Glasgow region.

RESTful Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

RESTful
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing RESTful 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 RESTful.

1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) JSON
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
6 4 (33.33%) Spring
6 4 (33.33%) Maven
6 4 (33.33%) BDD
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) UNIX
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) DB2
7 3 (25.00%) Ant
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) SOA
7 3 (25.00%) XML Schema
7 3 (25.00%) JAX-RS
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) Node.js

RESTful
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing RESTful 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 RESTful. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Ant
3 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 3 (25.00%) Ext JS
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) J2ME
6 1 (8.33%) JSF
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
6 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (8.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) XPath
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat