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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 63 63
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Contract jobs citing REST 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.96% 1.13% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.85% 3.52% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Median daily rate £388 £300 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.16% -18.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £340 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +41.06% -42.00%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 268 227 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 40.48% 31.93% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 153 90
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for REST.

1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SOAP
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Spring
5 10 (31.25%) Banking
5 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 10 (31.25%) JMS
5 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (28.13%) Microservices
6 9 (28.13%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (28.13%) IBM
6 9 (28.13%) HTML
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) CSS
6 9 (28.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 8 (25.00%) MySQL
7 8 (25.00%) Wiki
7 8 (25.00%) Confluence
8 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) Unix
9 6 (18.75%) Perl
9 6 (18.75%) Objective-C
9 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 6 (18.75%) React
9 6 (18.75%) iOS Development
9 6 (18.75%) iPad

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 9 (28.13%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (25.00%) Confluence
3 4 (12.50%) SAS
4 3 (9.38%) CMS
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.13%) Apache
6 1 (3.13%) Drupal
6 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) DB2
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.13%) Appium
3 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) iOS Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (9.38%) Objective-C Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior iOS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) SOAP
2 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 11 (34.38%) Spring
4 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 10 (31.25%) JMS
5 9 (28.13%) CSS
5 9 (28.13%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) Angular 2
6 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.75%) React
7 5 (15.63%) Ajax
7 5 (15.63%) JSON
8 4 (12.50%) CSS3
8 4 (12.50%) Ext JS
8 4 (12.50%) HTML5
9 3 (9.38%) XML
10 2 (6.25%) J2EE
10 2 (6.25%) Java EE
10 2 (6.25%) JSP
10 2 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Wiki
2 6 (18.75%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Microservices
3 9 (28.13%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 5 (15.63%) Multithreading
6 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) Content Management
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) Open Source
8 2 (6.25%) People Management
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.25%) SOA
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) Prolog
5 4 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) C
7 2 (6.25%) Groovy
7 2 (6.25%) Jython
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) IBM
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Google
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago