The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - 5 10
Contract jobs citing REST 0 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 23.08% 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 52.94% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Average daily rate
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- £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +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 West Lothian region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.82% 43.59% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Average daily rate £300 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

REST Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

REST
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

REST Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian