Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 +21
Contract jobs citing REST 23 103 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.84% 7.00% 7.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.70% 17.88% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 67 72
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +25.87%
10th Percentile £338 £354 £349
90th Percentile £548 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £500 £444 £450
% change year-on-year +12.68% -1.39% +25.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 215 576 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.58% 39.16% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 357 341
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £302 £313 £313
90th Percentile £573 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -45.58% +121.32%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year - +44.33% -40.04%

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for REST in Glasgow

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing REST in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for REST in Glasgow

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing REST in Glasgow over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for REST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 13 (56.52%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
3 9 (39.13%) Microservices
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Spring
5 7 (30.43%) SOAP
5 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 6 (26.09%) jQuery
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) J2EE
7 5 (21.74%) Java SE
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (21.74%) JSON
7 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) Spring Boot
7 5 (21.74%) Public Sector
8 4 (17.39%) Appian
8 4 (17.39%) Case Management
8 4 (17.39%) Docker
8 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
8 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) MySQL

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 (17.39%) Appian
2 2 (8.70%) Anypoint
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.35%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.35%) GCP
3 1 (4.35%) npm
3 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) GitLab
3 2 (8.70%) Gradle
3 2 (8.70%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
3 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Appian Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) BPM Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) SOAP
3 7 (30.43%) Spring
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) J2EE
5 5 (21.74%) Java SE
5 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) Spring Boot
6 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (13.04%) GWT
7 3 (13.04%) React
7 3 (13.04%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
8 2 (8.70%) JSP
8 2 (8.70%) Middleware
8 2 (8.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Microservices
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Case Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Architectural Design
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (8.70%) Android Development
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.35%) Java 8
5 1 (4.35%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO