Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 56 57
Rank change year-on-year +33 +1 +28
Contract jobs citing REST 114 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.24% 2.78% 2.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.86% 7.37% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 21 25
Glasgow median daily rate £438 £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.38% +19.17% -22.58%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £213
90th Percentile £538 £406 £353
Scotland median daily rate £438 £358 £363
% change year-on-year +22.38% -1.38% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 574 434 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.47% 37.67% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 255 243
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £233
90th Percentile £538 £438 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £60.00 £15.19 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +295.00% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £35.50
% change year-on-year -45.64% +22.23% -11.25%

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 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 60 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (52.63%) AngularJS
3 42 (36.84%) CRM
4 40 (35.09%) C#
4 40 (35.09%) .NET
5 37 (32.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 36 (31.58%) SQL
7 34 (29.82%) Java
7 34 (29.82%) CSS
8 31 (27.19%) Git (software)
9 30 (26.32%) Angular 2
10 29 (25.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (24.56%) Python
12 27 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 27 (23.68%) SOAP
13 25 (21.93%) Web Services
13 25 (21.93%) MVC
14 23 (20.18%) Unit Testing
15 22 (19.30%) .NET Framework
15 22 (19.30%) NoSQL
15 22 (19.30%) Azure SQL Database
15 22 (19.30%) Entity Framework
15 22 (19.30%) Spring
15 22 (19.30%) T-SQL
15 22 (19.30%) Microservices
15 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (19.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 22 (19.30%) .NET Core

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 12 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.89%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.39%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.39%) Confluence
3 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.51%) Apache
4 4 (3.51%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.51%) CMS
4 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.88%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.88%) GemFire
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 37 (32.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.89%) npm
3 6 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.88%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.30%) Azure SQL Database
2 22 (19.30%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.65%) Big Data
4 8 (7.02%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.26%) Power BI
5 6 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.39%) Apache Zeppelin
6 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.39%) Neo4j
6 5 (4.39%) OrientDB
7 4 (3.51%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.51%) HBase
7 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.88%) DB2
9 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (27.19%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.16%) MSTest
2 15 (13.16%) NUnit
3 14 (12.28%) gulp
4 11 (9.65%) Maven
4 11 (9.65%) webpack
5 9 (7.89%) JIRA
6 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.14%) JUnit
6 7 (6.14%) Mockito
6 7 (6.14%) Subversion
7 6 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.39%) Gradle
8 5 (4.39%) Grunt
9 4 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.75%) Hudson
11 1 (0.88%) Concordion
11 1 (0.88%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 13 (11.40%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Electronics
3 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
3 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (83.33%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) Full Stack Developer
3 16 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.40%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.65%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.65%) CRM Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Scala Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Architect
7 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (6.14%) Python Developer
10 6 (5.26%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Angular Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Big Data Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (52.63%) AngularJS
2 40 (35.09%) .NET
3 34 (29.82%) CSS
4 30 (26.32%) Angular 2
5 27 (23.68%) SOAP
6 25 (21.93%) Web Services
7 22 (19.30%) .NET Core
7 22 (19.30%) .NET Framework
7 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (19.30%) Entity Framework
7 22 (19.30%) Spring
8 21 (18.42%) HTML
9 17 (14.91%) OAuth
10 16 (14.04%) OAuth2
10 16 (14.04%) Sass
11 13 (11.40%) Akka
11 13 (11.40%) Node.js
11 13 (11.40%) Play Framework
12 12 (10.53%) ASP.NET
13 10 (8.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (13.16%) User Experience
2 4 (3.51%) IVR
2 4 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (2.63%) DataPower
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.75%) Wiki
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Unix
2 18 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.84%) CRM
3 25 (21.93%) MVC
4 23 (20.18%) Unit Testing
5 22 (19.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 22 (19.30%) Microservices
6 18 (15.79%) SDLC
6 18 (15.79%) Service Design
7 16 (14.04%) B2C
7 16 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (14.04%) Scrum
7 16 (14.04%) Waterfall
8 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.40%) Analytics
10 11 (9.65%) DevOps
11 10 (8.77%) Data Modelling
11 10 (8.77%) Front End Development
11 10 (8.77%) Multithreading
11 10 (8.77%) TDD
12 9 (7.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 40 (35.09%) C#
3 36 (31.58%) SQL
4 34 (29.82%) Java
5 28 (24.56%) Python
6 22 (19.30%) T-SQL
7 21 (18.42%) Scala
8 9 (7.89%) ES6
8 9 (7.89%) PL/SQL
9 8 (7.02%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.39%) Java 8
11 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.88%) Jython
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) Docker
2 4 (3.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Kibana
2 2 (1.75%) Ansible
2 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 27 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.91%) Oracle
3 12 (10.53%) Splunk
4 7 (6.14%) IBM
5 5 (4.39%) Perforce
6 3 (2.63%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) Sybase
7 2 (1.75%) Apigee
7 2 (1.75%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.88%) CA
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) Sencha