Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 21 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 +42 +9
Contract jobs citing REST 108 144 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.04% 8.15% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.69% 22.43% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 90 24
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £450 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +21.21% +23.75%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £347
90th Percentile £538 £556 £415
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £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 578 642 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 37.65% 36.33% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 386 295
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £304
90th Percentile £575 £550 £460
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £14.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +141.55% +3.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £43.39
% change year-on-year +3.70% -22.22% +20.53%

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 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 61 (56.48%) Git (software)
2 53 (49.07%) Java
3 48 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (43.52%) SQL
5 46 (42.59%) Web Services
5 46 (42.59%) JSON
6 37 (34.26%) XML
6 37 (34.26%) SOAP
7 35 (32.41%) Spring
8 34 (31.48%) .NET
9 32 (29.63%) JavaScript
10 31 (28.70%) MVC
11 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (25.93%) C#
13 26 (24.07%) Google
14 25 (23.15%) Unit Testing
14 25 (23.15%) Umbraco
15 24 (22.22%) Scrum
15 24 (22.22%) Sass
15 24 (22.22%) npm
16 21 (19.44%) Finance
17 19 (17.59%) TeamCity
17 19 (17.59%) Java 8
18 18 (16.67%) Spring Boot
19 17 (15.74%) Android
19 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
20 16 (14.81%) JUnit
20 16 (14.81%) Eclipse
20 16 (14.81%) Entity Framework
20 16 (14.81%) Security Cleared

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 25 (23.15%) Umbraco
2 10 (9.26%) Alfresco
3 9 (8.33%) Anypoint
4 6 (5.56%) Confluence
4 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.63%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) Mule
7 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 30 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (22.22%) npm
3 10 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (9.26%) Google Pay
3 10 (9.26%) Samsung Pay
4 8 (7.41%) Apigee
4 8 (7.41%) OpenShift
5 7 (6.48%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (6.48%) SaaS
5 7 (6.48%) Serverless
6 6 (5.56%) GitHub
6 6 (5.56%) Google Docs
6 6 (5.56%) Slack
7 3 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.85%) Firebase
8 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.93%) Apple Pay
9 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.93%) Google Play
9 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.19%) Bluetooth
1 11 (10.19%) NFC
2 8 (7.41%) Skype
3 5 (4.63%) SSL
4 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) AMQP
5 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (10.19%) Cosmos DB
4 9 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.78%) Big Data
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.85%) HBase
6 2 (1.85%) MySQL
6 2 (1.85%) SQLite
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) Impala
7 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.93%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 61 (56.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.59%) TeamCity
3 16 (14.81%) Eclipse
3 16 (14.81%) JUnit
4 14 (12.96%) Android Studio
4 14 (12.96%) JIRA
5 13 (12.04%) Gradle
6 11 (10.19%) MSTest
6 11 (10.19%) NUnit
7 10 (9.26%) Jenkins
8 9 (8.33%) gulp
8 9 (8.33%) webpack
9 4 (3.70%) Maven
10 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.85%) CocoaPods
11 2 (1.85%) Subversion
12 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.93%) FindBugs
12 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 21 (19.44%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (81.48%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) Java Developer
3 15 (13.89%) Android Developer
4 13 (12.04%) .NET Developer
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Android Developer
9 6 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) MuleSoft Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.78%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.78%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (42.59%) JSON
1 46 (42.59%) Web Services
2 37 (34.26%) SOAP
2 37 (34.26%) XML
3 35 (32.41%) Spring
4 34 (31.48%) .NET
5 24 (22.22%) Sass
6 18 (16.67%) Spring Boot
7 16 (14.81%) .NET Framework
7 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (14.81%) Entity Framework
8 15 (13.89%) Android SDK
9 13 (12.04%) HTML
10 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
10 11 (10.19%) CSS
11 10 (9.26%) .NET Core
12 9 (8.33%) OOCSS
12 9 (8.33%) RAML
13 8 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (7.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.19%) Client/Server
2 11 (10.19%) Digital Wallet
3 10 (9.26%) Smartphone
4 8 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 8 (7.41%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.78%) CMDB
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Android
2 9 (8.33%) Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Windows
4 6 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.70%) MVC
3 25 (23.15%) Unit Testing
4 24 (22.22%) Scrum
5 15 (13.89%) Android Development
5 15 (13.89%) CRM
6 14 (12.96%) B2C
6 14 (12.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 14 (12.96%) MVVM
7 13 (12.04%) Microservices
7 13 (12.04%) Service Design
7 13 (12.04%) SOA
7 13 (12.04%) TDD
8 12 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.11%) Open Source
9 11 (10.19%) Migration
9 11 (10.19%) Process Management
9 11 (10.19%) Task Automation
10 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
10 10 (9.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (49.07%) Java
2 47 (43.52%) SQL
3 32 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 28 (25.93%) C#
5 19 (17.59%) Java 8
6 13 (12.04%) Groovy
7 11 (10.19%) PL/SQL
7 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
7 11 (10.19%) T-SQL
8 9 (8.33%) ES6
9 3 (2.78%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) Python
11 1 (0.93%) R
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.70%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Ansible
1 7 (6.48%) Terraform
2 2 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.85%) Icinga
2 2 (1.85%) SCOM
2 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Rancher
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Google
2 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle
3 11 (10.19%) MuleSoft
4 10 (9.26%) Samsung
5 8 (7.41%) SAP
6 7 (6.48%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (6.48%) WSO2
7 4 (3.70%) IBM
7 4 (3.70%) VMware
8 3 (2.78%) Apple
8 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.85%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.85%) BMC
9 2 (1.85%) Cisco
9 2 (1.85%) Dell
9 2 (1.85%) EMC
9 2 (1.85%) NetApp
10 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.93%) Cloudera