Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 52 31
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21 +30
Contract jobs citing REST 117 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.46% 3.10% 5.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.08% 9.09% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 24 27
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £263
90th Percentile £556 £489 £519
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +18.52%
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 555 396 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 35.40% 34.11% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 246 165
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £378 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +3.42% +4.29%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £268
90th Percentile £550 £509 £473
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.06% +11.11% -68.51%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -46.67% +11.97%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 76 (64.96%) Java
2 61 (52.14%) Web Services
3 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (41.88%) SOAP
5 42 (35.90%) MVC
6 38 (32.48%) Spring
7 37 (31.62%) XML
8 36 (30.77%) TDD
8 36 (30.77%) JSON
9 35 (29.91%) SQL
10 34 (29.06%) Banking
11 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
11 33 (28.21%) Test Automation
12 31 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (23.93%) Unit Testing
13 28 (23.93%) Oracle
13 28 (23.93%) Greenfield Project
14 24 (20.51%) MVVM
15 23 (19.66%) Finance
16 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
16 20 (17.09%) Mobile Banking
17 19 (16.24%) iOS Development
17 19 (16.24%) Apple iOS
17 19 (16.24%) Objective-C
17 19 (16.24%) Eclipse
17 19 (16.24%) React
17 19 (16.24%) Apple Swift
18 18 (15.38%) iOS SDK
19 17 (14.53%) Analytics
19 17 (14.53%) Android

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 7 (5.98%) Confluence
2 5 (4.27%) Mule
2 5 (4.27%) Mule ESB
2 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.42%) Apache Qpid
3 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.71%) CMS
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.98%) SaaS
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.42%) Firebase
5 4 (3.42%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.71%) NuGet
7 1 (0.85%) Apigee
7 1 (0.85%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.85%) Google Pay
7 1 (0.85%) npm
7 1 (0.85%) PaaS
7 1 (0.85%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) AMQP
2 4 (3.42%) HTTP
2 4 (3.42%) NAS
3 3 (2.56%) Internet
4 2 (1.71%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.71%) NFC
5 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.40%) DB2
3 11 (9.40%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.98%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (5.98%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.42%) SQLite
6 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.71%) Power BI
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.24%) Eclipse
3 17 (14.53%) Xcode
4 14 (11.97%) Android Studio
4 14 (11.97%) JIRA
5 13 (11.11%) Maven
6 12 (10.26%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.84%) Bitbucket
8 7 (5.98%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (5.98%) Subversion
9 6 (5.13%) JUnit
10 5 (4.27%) Gradle
11 4 (3.42%) Ant
11 4 (3.42%) CocoaPods
11 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.56%) Selenium
13 2 (1.71%) Axure RP
13 2 (1.71%) Mockito
13 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (29.06%) Banking
2 23 (19.66%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (71.79%) Developer
2 26 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.24%) iOS Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Android Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Objective-C Developer
7 8 (6.84%) React Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (5.13%) Architect
9 6 (5.13%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.13%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.13%) Tester
10 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) Integration Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) Java Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) Java Integration Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (52.14%) Web Services
2 49 (41.88%) SOAP
3 38 (32.48%) Spring
4 37 (31.62%) XML
5 36 (30.77%) JSON
6 19 (16.24%) React
7 18 (15.38%) iOS SDK
8 17 (14.53%) HTML
9 16 (13.68%) CSS
10 15 (12.82%) AngularJS
10 15 (12.82%) Cocoa
11 14 (11.97%) Android SDK
12 12 (10.26%) OAuth
12 12 (10.26%) OAuth2
12 12 (10.26%) OpenID
12 12 (10.26%) Spring Boot
13 11 (9.40%) .NET
13 11 (9.40%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (7.69%) Hibernate
15 8 (6.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.93%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (17.09%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.13%) Smartphone
5 6 (5.13%) User Experience
6 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.56%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.71%) Digital Wallet
9 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Apple iOS
2 17 (14.53%) Android
3 15 (12.82%) Linux
4 7 (5.98%) Unix
5 4 (3.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.90%) MVC
3 36 (30.77%) TDD
4 33 (28.21%) Test Automation
5 31 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (23.93%) Unit Testing
7 24 (20.51%) MVVM
8 19 (16.24%) iOS Development
9 17 (14.53%) Analytics
10 16 (13.68%) Android Development
10 16 (13.68%) Scrum
11 15 (12.82%) Web Development
12 13 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 13 (11.11%) Microservices
13 12 (10.26%) Kanban
14 10 (8.55%) Business Analysis
15 9 (7.69%) SDLC
16 7 (5.98%) API Testing
16 7 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (5.98%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 76 (64.96%) Java
2 35 (29.91%) SQL
3 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.24%) Apple Swift
4 19 (16.24%) Objective-C
5 11 (9.40%) C#
6 10 (8.55%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.84%) Perl
7 8 (6.84%) Python
8 7 (5.98%) Java 8
9 3 (2.56%) Go
9 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) Clojure
10 1 (0.85%) ES6
10 1 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Ansible
1 4 (3.42%) Nagios
1 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.42%) Puppet
2 3 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 28 (23.93%) Oracle
2 12 (10.26%) IBM
3 10 (8.55%) Google
4 5 (4.27%) Apple
4 5 (4.27%) OutSystems
5 4 (3.42%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.71%) Adobe
7 2 (1.71%) Omniture
7 2 (1.71%) Splunk
8 1 (0.85%) F5
8 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.85%) Samsung