Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 38 75
Rank change year-on-year -20 +37 +8
Contract jobs citing REST 42 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.23% 4.27% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.88% 13.60% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 15
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +17.65% -44.49%
10th Percentile £319 £263 £275
90th Percentile £444 £450 £383
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £348
% change year-on-year - +15.11% -7.33%
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 473 353 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.33% 31.38% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 188 185
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £264 £263
90th Percentile £500 £451 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -74.55% -
10th Percentile £16.19 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.00 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 23 (54.76%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) Python
3 17 (40.48%) Linux
4 15 (35.71%) Spring
4 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (35.71%) Microservices
5 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.95%) Hibernate
6 13 (30.95%) Client/Server
6 13 (30.95%) Perl
6 13 (30.95%) PKI
7 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 12 (28.57%) HTML
7 12 (28.57%) CSS
8 9 (21.43%) TDD
8 9 (21.43%) HTML5
8 9 (21.43%) CSS3
9 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
9 8 (19.05%) JSON
9 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) SDLC
9 8 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
10 7 (16.67%) Sybase
10 7 (16.67%) DB2
10 7 (16.67%) Windows
10 7 (16.67%) SQLite
10 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (16.67%) Big Data

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 6 (14.29%) SAS
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.76%) Confluence
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Big Data
1 7 (16.67%) DB2
1 7 (16.67%) SQLite
2 2 (4.76%) MSDE
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) Impala
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Spark SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Babel
4 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) Gradle
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) Mockito
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Publishing
4 2 (4.76%) Front Office
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Python Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (19.05%) Perl Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Tools Developer
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Architect
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Software Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) Spring
2 13 (30.95%) Hibernate
3 12 (28.57%) CSS
3 12 (28.57%) HTML
4 9 (21.43%) CSS3
4 9 (21.43%) HTML5
5 8 (19.05%) JSON
6 6 (14.29%) Ajax
6 6 (14.29%) Ext JS
6 6 (14.29%) JPA
6 6 (14.29%) Web Services
7 4 (9.52%) JMS
7 4 (9.52%) React
7 4 (9.52%) SOAP
8 3 (7.14%) HATEOAS
8 3 (7.14%) J2EE
8 3 (7.14%) OAuth2
9 2 (4.76%) .NET
9 2 (4.76%) RESTful
9 2 (4.76%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Client/Server
1 13 (30.95%) PKI
2 4 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.76%) Equities
3 2 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Unix
4 3 (7.14%) DC/OS
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (35.71%) Microservices
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) Front End Development
4 8 (19.05%) SDLC
4 8 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (7.14%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (7.14%) Functional Programming
7 3 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (7.14%) OOD
7 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (30.95%) Perl
4 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) Prolog
7 2 (4.76%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) ES6
8 1 (2.38%) JSX
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.38%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) BC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Apache Brooklyn
1 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 3 (7.14%) Marathon
1 3 (7.14%) Mesos
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Sybase
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle