Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 29 51
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 +14
Contract jobs citing REST 42 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.51% 5.05% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.58% 16.56% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 28
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -51.02%
10th Percentile £319 £263 £213
90th Percentile £450 £517 £379
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £338
% change year-on-year - +18.52% -18.67%
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 397 326 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.17% 30.47% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 178 196
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £213
90th Percentile £475 £451 £475
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £17.32 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.57% -68.51% +150.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £52.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.85% +30.00% +63.27%

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 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Microservices
3 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 14 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (30.95%) Linux
5 13 (30.95%) Spring
6 12 (28.57%) C#
6 12 (28.57%) .NET
7 11 (26.19%) Python
7 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
8 10 (23.81%) SOAP
9 9 (21.43%) SDLC
10 8 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (19.05%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) CSS
11 7 (16.67%) HTML
11 7 (16.67%) SOA
11 7 (16.67%) Unix
11 7 (16.67%) TDD
11 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (14.29%) JIRA
12 6 (14.29%) Banking
12 6 (14.29%) JPA
12 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (14.29%) Web Services
12 6 (14.29%) CRM
13 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (11.90%) OO
13 5 (11.90%) Git (software)

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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) CMS
3 3 (7.14%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.38%) SAS
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) SMS
1 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) DB2
4 2 (4.76%) Neo4j
4 2 (4.76%) OrientDB
4 2 (4.76%) SQLite
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
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%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Front Office
2 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Python Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Scala Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (4.76%) C# Architect
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Spring
2 12 (28.57%) .NET
3 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
4 10 (23.81%) SOAP
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) HTML
6 6 (14.29%) JPA
6 6 (14.29%) Web Services
7 5 (11.90%) Akka
7 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (11.90%) Play Framework
7 5 (11.90%) RESTful
8 4 (9.52%) JMS
9 3 (7.14%) Middleware
9 3 (7.14%) Node.js
9 3 (7.14%) React
10 2 (4.76%) CSS3
10 2 (4.76%) jQuery
10 2 (4.76%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 4 (9.52%) PKI
2 3 (7.14%) Wiki
3 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.76%) Equities
3 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) DC/OS
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) CentOS
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Microservices
3 9 (21.43%) SDLC
4 8 (19.05%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.67%) SOA
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) CRM
7 5 (11.90%) Business Transformation
7 5 (11.90%) OO
7 5 (11.90%) Service Design
7 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.14%) UML
9 3 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) C#
4 11 (26.19%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) Scala
6 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) BC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Brooklyn
1 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.76%) Marathon
1 2 (4.76%) Mesos
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) IBM
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.14%) Splunk
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Sybase