Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 61 55
Rank change year-on-year +30 -6 +30
Contract jobs citing REST 111 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.41% 3.06% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.30% 7.50% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 24 18
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £338 £319 £300
90th Percentile £575 £438 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £419
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.48% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 575 573 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.18% 40.84% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 342 254
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £438
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.80% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £14.49 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.92% +3.50% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.63% -33.33% -10.43%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 77 (69.37%) Java
2 72 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (55.86%) SOAP
4 59 (53.15%) Web Services
5 50 (45.05%) SQL
5 50 (45.05%) Oracle
6 47 (42.34%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (40.54%) Microservices
8 43 (38.74%) NoSQL
9 41 (36.94%) Spring
10 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
10 34 (30.63%) Waterfall
11 32 (28.83%) PL/SQL
12 28 (25.23%) Oracle Forms
12 28 (25.23%) MongoDB
12 28 (25.23%) AngularJS
12 28 (25.23%) Oracle Database 12c
12 28 (25.23%) Oracle Database
13 26 (23.42%) Software Delivery
13 26 (23.42%) Enterprise Architecture
14 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
15 19 (17.12%) CSS
15 19 (17.12%) React
16 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
16 18 (16.22%) MVC
16 18 (16.22%) Degree
17 17 (15.32%) HTML
17 17 (15.32%) Python
18 16 (14.41%) Hibernate
19 15 (13.51%) CRM

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 8 (7.21%) Confluence
1 8 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.60%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.70%) CMS
4 3 (2.70%) Mule
4 3 (2.70%) Mule ESB
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.90%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.90%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) GemFire
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.50%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (4.50%) SaaS
3 3 (2.70%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.70%) PaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.80%) NuGet
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.90%) Firebase
5 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) AMQP
2 4 (3.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (38.74%) NoSQL
2 28 (25.23%) MongoDB
2 28 (25.23%) Oracle Database
2 28 (25.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.31%) Big Data
4 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.50%) Power BI
6 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.60%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (3.60%) HBase
8 2 (1.80%) DB2
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.90%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.90%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Oracle Forms
2 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.61%) Maven
4 12 (10.81%) Bitbucket
4 12 (10.81%) Subversion
5 11 (9.91%) JUnit
6 9 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.11%) JIRA
6 9 (8.11%) Mockito
7 8 (7.21%) Eclipse
7 8 (7.21%) Gradle
8 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.50%) webpack
10 2 (1.80%) Ant
10 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.90%) Grunt
11 1 (0.90%) TestNG
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.90%) Games
3 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (56.76%) Developer
2 31 (27.93%) Architect
3 22 (19.82%) Java Developer
4 18 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (15.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Python Developer
7 9 (8.11%) CRM Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Digital Architect
7 9 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Senior Architect
7 9 (8.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.21%) Service Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Consultant
9 7 (6.31%) Scala Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Angular Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Big Data Developer
11 4 (3.60%) UI Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Integration Consultant
12 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (55.86%) SOAP
2 59 (53.15%) Web Services
3 41 (36.94%) Spring
4 28 (25.23%) AngularJS
5 19 (17.12%) CSS
5 19 (17.12%) React
6 17 (15.32%) HTML
7 16 (14.41%) Hibernate
8 14 (12.61%) J2EE
9 13 (11.71%) .NET
10 12 (10.81%) JMS
11 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
11 11 (9.91%) HTML5
11 11 (9.91%) JSON
12 10 (9.01%) Spring Boot
13 8 (7.21%) Sass
14 7 (6.31%) Akka
14 7 (6.31%) Apache Camel
14 7 (6.31%) OAuth
14 7 (6.31%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) User Experience
2 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) IVR
5 3 (2.70%) DataPower
6 2 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.80%) Wiki
7 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Unix
3 1 (0.90%) Android
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (40.54%) Microservices
4 34 (30.63%) Waterfall
5 26 (23.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 26 (23.42%) Software Delivery
6 18 (16.22%) MVC
7 15 (13.51%) CRM
7 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.71%) Analytics
9 12 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (9.91%) Decision-Making
10 11 (9.91%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (9.01%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (9.01%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.01%) TDD
12 8 (7.21%) SDLC
12 8 (7.21%) User Stories
13 7 (6.31%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 77 (69.37%) Java
2 50 (45.05%) SQL
3 34 (30.63%) JavaScript
4 32 (28.83%) PL/SQL
5 17 (15.32%) Python
6 14 (12.61%) C#
7 11 (9.91%) Scala
8 8 (7.21%) Java 8
9 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.80%) Groovy
12 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.90%) Jython
12 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.90%) Perl
12 1 (0.90%) PHP
12 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.90%) CISM
4 1 (0.90%) CISSP
4 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Docker
2 4 (3.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Ansible
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.90%) Kibana
2 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.90%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 50 (45.05%) Oracle
2 12 (10.81%) IBM
3 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.50%) Splunk
5 3 (2.70%) Google
5 3 (2.70%) Sybase
6 2 (1.80%) Adobe
6 2 (1.80%) Apigee
6 2 (1.80%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.80%) Omniture
6 2 (1.80%) Perforce
7 1 (0.90%) Apple
7 1 (0.90%) CA
7 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.90%) Sencha