Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 57 38
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 +38
Contract jobs citing REST 113 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.58% 3.15% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.86% 8.60% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 25 23
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £338 £319 £263
90th Percentile £575 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +15.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 569 477 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.14% 36.69% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 297 187
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £264
90th Percentile £550 £500 £451
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +71.43% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -36.47% +5.25%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Glasgow

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Glasgow

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for REST.

1 80 (70.80%) Java
2 63 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (50.44%) SOAP
4 53 (46.90%) Web Services
5 46 (40.71%) Oracle
6 44 (38.94%) SQL
6 44 (38.94%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (33.63%) Microservices
8 35 (30.97%) NoSQL
8 35 (30.97%) JavaScript
9 34 (30.09%) Spring
10 28 (24.78%) PL/SQL
11 27 (23.89%) Oracle Forms
11 27 (23.89%) Oracle Database 12c
11 27 (23.89%) Oracle Database
11 27 (23.89%) MongoDB
12 26 (23.01%) Waterfall
13 25 (22.12%) Test Automation
14 23 (20.35%) Enterprise Architecture
14 23 (20.35%) React
14 23 (20.35%) Software Delivery
15 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
16 19 (16.81%) Degree
16 19 (16.81%) AngularJS
16 19 (16.81%) MVC
17 17 (15.04%) Finance
18 16 (14.16%) HTML
19 15 (13.27%) CSS
20 13 (11.50%) Analytics
20 13 (11.50%) JIRA

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.54%) Confluence
2 3 (2.65%) Mule
2 3 (2.65%) Mule ESB
2 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.88%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) SaaS
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.77%) NuGet
5 1 (0.88%) Apigee
5 1 (0.88%) Apple Pay
5 1 (0.88%) Firebase
5 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) Google Pay
5 1 (0.88%) npm
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) AMQP
2 2 (1.77%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.77%) NFC
3 1 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.97%) NoSQL
2 27 (23.89%) MongoDB
2 27 (23.89%) Oracle Database
2 27 (23.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.96%) DB2
4 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.54%) Power BI
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.88%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (23.89%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.50%) JIRA
4 10 (8.85%) Maven
5 9 (7.96%) Subversion
6 8 (7.08%) Bitbucket
6 8 (7.08%) Eclipse
6 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.08%) JUnit
7 7 (6.19%) Gradle
8 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.54%) Ant
9 4 (3.54%) Mockito
9 4 (3.54%) webpack
10 3 (2.65%) Xcode
11 2 (1.77%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.77%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.88%) CocoaPods
12 1 (0.88%) Grunt
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.88%) Games
3 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (47.79%) Developer
2 28 (24.78%) Architect
3 23 (20.35%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.16%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.62%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Digital Architect
7 8 (7.08%) Service Architect
8 7 (6.19%) Python Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Architect
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) React Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.42%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Tester
10 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.54%) CRM Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (50.44%) SOAP
2 53 (46.90%) Web Services
3 34 (30.09%) Spring
4 23 (20.35%) React
5 19 (16.81%) AngularJS
6 16 (14.16%) HTML
7 15 (13.27%) CSS
8 12 (10.62%) HTML5
9 11 (9.73%) JSON
10 10 (8.85%) Hibernate
10 10 (8.85%) OAuth
10 10 (8.85%) OAuth2
10 10 (8.85%) OpenID
10 10 (8.85%) Spring Boot
10 10 (8.85%) XML
11 7 (6.19%) .NET
11 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.31%) J2EE
12 6 (5.31%) JMS
12 6 (5.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) User Experience
2 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.54%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.65%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) Digital Wallet
8 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) Fintech
8 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Linux
2 6 (5.31%) Unix
3 4 (3.54%) Android
3 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.94%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (33.63%) Microservices
4 26 (23.01%) Waterfall
5 25 (22.12%) Test Automation
6 23 (20.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (20.35%) Software Delivery
7 19 (16.81%) MVC
8 13 (11.50%) Analytics
9 12 (10.62%) TDD
9 12 (10.62%) Web Development
10 10 (8.85%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (8.85%) Decision-Making
10 10 (8.85%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.08%) Scrum
11 8 (7.08%) Workshop Facilitation
12 7 (6.19%) Kanban
12 7 (6.19%) OO
13 6 (5.31%) API Testing
13 6 (5.31%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (70.80%) Java
2 44 (38.94%) SQL
3 35 (30.97%) JavaScript
4 28 (24.78%) PL/SQL
5 12 (10.62%) Python
6 8 (7.08%) C#
7 4 (3.54%) Apple Swift
7 4 (3.54%) Objective-C
7 4 (3.54%) Perl
8 3 (2.65%) Go
8 3 (2.65%) Java 8
8 3 (2.65%) Scala
9 2 (1.77%) Groovy
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Jython
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.88%) CISM
4 1 (0.88%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 46 (40.71%) Oracle
2 8 (7.08%) IBM
3 5 (4.42%) Google
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.77%) Adobe
4 2 (1.77%) Apple
4 2 (1.77%) Omniture
4 2 (1.77%) Splunk
5 1 (0.88%) F5
5 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.88%) Samsung
5 1 (0.88%) Sencha