The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 37 37 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Web Services 130 125 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.96% 4.56% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.70% 16.47% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 68 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
Web Services
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
660 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 27.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 394 273
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Scotland region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Scotland region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 64 £413 -8.33% 15
Glasgow +14 44 £353 -6.00% 26
Aberdeen +5 7 £463 +32.14% 3
Dundee -4 5 £350 - 3
Stirling +11 4 £410 -
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 127 (59.35%) Java
2 77 (35.98%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (31.31%) SQL
3 67 (31.31%) XML
4 58 (27.10%) Finance
5 56 (26.17%) JavaScript
6 52 (24.30%) Spring
7 51 (23.83%) Oracle
8 45 (21.03%) Hibernate
9 43 (20.09%) HTML
10 41 (19.16%) RESTful
11 39 (18.22%) SOA
12 38 (17.76%) SOAP
13 37 (17.29%) SQL Server
14 36 (16.82%) TDD
15 35 (16.36%) Relational Database
16 33 (15.42%) CSS
17 32 (14.95%) Tomcat
18 30 (14.02%) Banking
19 29 (13.55%) J2EE
20 28 (13.08%) REST
21 27 (12.62%) PL/SQL
22 26 (12.15%) Linux
23 25 (11.68%) JMS
23 25 (11.68%) Oracle Database
23 25 (11.68%) JSON
24 24 (11.21%) Maven
24 24 (11.21%) Scrum
24 24 (11.21%) Data Modelling
24 24 (11.21%) JBoss

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (14.95%) Tomcat
2 24 (11.21%) JBoss
3 21 (9.81%) WebLogic
4 15 (7.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (5.14%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (5.14%) IIS
6 9 (4.21%) CMS
7 8 (3.74%) Apache
8 5 (2.34%) Node.js
8 5 (2.34%) WordPress
8 5 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.87%) FileNet
10 3 (1.40%) nginx
10 3 (1.40%) Drupal
10 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.40%) CICS
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 7 (3.27%) AutoCAD
1 7 (3.27%) Siemens NX
2 6 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.87%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Teamcenter
1 8 (3.74%) Workday HCM
2 3 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.93%) Agresso
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.67%) HTTP
1 10 (4.67%) Internet
2 4 (1.87%) SSL
3 3 (1.40%) VPN
3 3 (1.40%) LDAP
4 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.93%) DMZ
4 2 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.47%) CTI
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.36%) Relational Database
3 25 (11.68%) Oracle Database
4 23 (10.75%) RDBMS
5 20 (9.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.80%) MySQL
11 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.47%) SQLite
14 1 (0.47%) DB2
14 1 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 24 (11.21%) Maven
2 21 (9.81%) Ant
3 18 (8.41%) JUnit
4 15 (7.01%) Cucumber
5 14 (6.54%) Git (software)
6 13 (6.07%) Selenium
7 10 (4.67%) Gradle
8 9 (4.21%) JIRA
9 7 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.80%) Subversion
10 6 (2.80%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.34%) Hudson
11 5 (2.34%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.34%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.87%) FitNesse
12 4 (1.87%) Fiddler
12 4 (1.87%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (1.40%) SonarQube
General
1 58 (27.10%) Finance
2 30 (14.02%) Banking
3 16 (7.48%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.27%) Retail
5 3 (1.40%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.40%) Marketing
5 3 (1.40%) Legal
5 3 (1.40%) Publishing
5 3 (1.40%) Games
6 2 (0.93%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (58.41%) Developer
2 78 (36.45%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.08%) Senior Developer
4 25 (11.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (7.94%) Designer
6 16 (7.48%) Consultant
7 15 (7.01%) SOA Designer
8 14 (6.54%) Analyst
9 12 (5.61%) Architect
10 10 (4.67%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Oracle Consultant
11 9 (4.21%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.21%) Lead Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Consultant
11 9 (4.21%) SOA Consultant
12 8 (3.74%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.27%) Lead Java Developer
14 6 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (2.80%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (31.31%) XML
2 52 (24.30%) Spring
3 45 (21.03%) Hibernate
4 43 (20.09%) HTML
5 41 (19.16%) RESTful
6 38 (17.76%) SOAP
7 33 (15.42%) CSS
8 29 (13.55%) J2EE
9 28 (13.08%) REST
10 25 (11.68%) JMS
10 25 (11.68%) JSON
11 22 (10.28%) JPA
11 22 (10.28%) JSP
12 21 (9.81%) .NET
12 21 (9.81%) Middleware
13 20 (9.35%) XSLT
14 17 (7.94%) XSL
14 17 (7.94%) DHTML
15 15 (7.01%) Java EE
16 14 (6.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.74%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.74%) User Experience
3 7 (3.27%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.80%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.80%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.80%) iPad
5 5 (2.34%) W3C
6 4 (1.87%) DataPower
6 4 (1.87%) GIS
6 4 (1.87%) Replication
7 3 (1.40%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.40%) New Media
8 2 (0.93%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.93%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) Animation
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.15%) Linux
2 24 (11.21%) Windows
3 23 (10.75%) UNIX
4 8 (3.74%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.27%) Android
6 6 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.93%) MVS
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.98%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.22%) SOA
3 36 (16.82%) TDD
4 24 (11.21%) Scrum
4 24 (11.21%) Data Modelling
5 18 (8.41%) Web Development
5 18 (8.41%) Unit Testing
6 17 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (6.54%) Migration
8 14 (6.54%) BDD
9 13 (6.07%) Content Management
9 13 (6.07%) OO
10 12 (5.61%) Workflow
10 12 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (5.61%) SDLC
11 11 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (5.14%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.67%) Wealth Management
12 10 (4.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 127 (59.35%) Java
2 67 (31.31%) SQL
3 56 (26.17%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.62%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.01%) C#
6 10 (4.67%) C
7 9 (4.21%) C++
7 9 (4.21%) VBA
8 8 (3.74%) Perl
8 8 (3.74%) PHP
8 8 (3.74%) Tcl
8 8 (3.74%) XPath
9 7 (3.27%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.40%) Ruby
10 3 (1.40%) PHP5
10 3 (1.40%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.40%) Python
10 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.14%) Degree
2 7 (3.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.27%) ISEB
3 6 (2.80%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) PMP
6 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.40%) XenApp
3 3 (1.40%) vSphere
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.47%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) StatsD
3 1 (0.47%) logstash
3 1 (0.47%) Graphite
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (23.83%) Oracle
2 13 (6.07%) Sybase
3 10 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.74%) webMethods
5 7 (3.27%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.27%) Adobe
5 7 (3.27%) Sun
6 6 (2.80%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.40%) VMware
7 3 (1.40%) Citrix
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco
7 3 (1.40%) IBM
8 2 (0.93%) Charles River
8 2 (0.93%) ESRI
8 2 (0.93%) Perforce
9 1 (0.47%) Alterian
9 1 (0.47%) SAP
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