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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing REST 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 4.84% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +31.78%

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
34 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 61.82% 40.32% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 16
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £388 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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