Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 23 50
Rank change year-on-year -28 +27 -13
Contract jobs citing REST 41 114 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.34% 7.65% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.72% 21.35% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 76 28
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% +1.59%
10th Percentile £363 £347 £319
90th Percentile £511 £553 £450
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
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 422 534 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.34% 35.81% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 339 257
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +8.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £300
90th Percentile £588 £556 £454
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +9.09% +8.55% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -37.50% +38.57%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +45.83% -53.85%

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 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 25 (60.98%) SOAP
2 22 (53.66%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) XML
3 20 (48.78%) JSON
4 18 (43.90%) Linux
4 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
5 16 (39.02%) Spring
6 15 (36.59%) SQL
7 14 (34.15%) Web Services
8 13 (31.71%) Finance
9 12 (29.27%) CSS
9 12 (29.27%) J2EE
9 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
9 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
9 12 (29.27%) SDLC
10 11 (26.83%) BDD
10 11 (26.83%) HTML
10 11 (26.83%) TDD
11 9 (21.95%) React
11 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (21.95%) Public Sector
12 8 (19.51%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (19.51%) Pair Programming
12 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
12 8 (19.51%) SSL
12 8 (19.51%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (19.51%) MQSeries
12 8 (19.51%) Unix

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 (29.27%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.51%) MQSeries
3 4 (9.76%) Appian
3 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Anypoint
5 1 (2.44%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (4.88%) Azure
2 2 (4.88%) npm
2 2 (4.88%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.44%) GCP
3 1 (2.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) SSH
1 8 (19.51%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.76%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) JUnit
3 4 (9.76%) Ant
3 4 (9.76%) Axure RP
3 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Maven
3 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) GitLab
4 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) React Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Angular Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Appian Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) SOAP
2 20 (48.78%) JSON
2 20 (48.78%) XML
3 16 (39.02%) Spring
4 14 (34.15%) Web Services
5 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
5 12 (29.27%) CSS
5 12 (29.27%) J2EE
6 11 (26.83%) HTML
7 9 (21.95%) React
8 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
8 8 (19.51%) JPA
8 8 (19.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (14.63%) Node.js
10 5 (12.20%) WSDL
10 5 (12.20%) XML Schema
11 4 (9.76%) Java SE
11 4 (9.76%) jQuery
11 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (9.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.76%) User Experience
5 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.88%) Taxonomies
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.44%) CMDB
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (29.27%) SDLC
3 11 (26.83%) BDD
3 11 (26.83%) TDD
4 8 (19.51%) OOP
4 8 (19.51%) Pair Programming
5 7 (17.07%) Microservices
6 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.20%) Technical Leadership
7 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.20%) UML
8 4 (9.76%) Case Management
8 4 (9.76%) DevOps
8 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.32%) Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Java 8
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) IBM
2 3 (7.32%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow