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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - 9 11
Contract jobs citing REST 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 9.38% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 27.27% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.55 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+49.03% -27.06%
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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
23 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.50% 34.38% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 10
Average daily rate £320 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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