The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing REST 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 4.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +24.03%  

REST is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 12 11 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 30.77% 23.40% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing REST as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for REST in West Lothian

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in West Lothian