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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 53 28 49
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing Web Services 85 144 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.77% 5.42% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.91% 18.07% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 77 48
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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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
611 797 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.90% 30.02% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 459 352
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £18.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Glasgow -14 32 £394 +26.20% 4
Edinburgh -31 23 £388 -8.82% 8
Stirling +5 17 £425 +2.40%
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen +2 1 - -
Dundee - - - - 2
Lanarkshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 3
Highlands - - - -
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UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 131 (60.65%) Java
2 87 (40.28%) SQL
3 72 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (30.09%) XML
5 55 (25.46%) JavaScript
6 54 (25.00%) Finance
6 54 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 53 (24.54%) Oracle
8 50 (23.15%) .NET
9 49 (22.69%) Linux
10 48 (22.22%) HTML
11 47 (21.76%) Spring
12 46 (21.30%) SQL Server
13 42 (19.44%) PL/SQL
14 39 (18.06%) Hibernate
15 37 (17.13%) Banking
16 36 (16.67%) SOAP
17 35 (16.20%) CSS
18 34 (15.74%) C#
19 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET
19 33 (15.28%) RESTful
20 32 (14.81%) JMS
21 31 (14.35%) SOA
22 28 (12.96%) JSP
22 28 (12.96%) JSON
23 26 (12.04%) UNIX
23 26 (12.04%) RDBMS
24 25 (11.57%) HTTP
24 25 (11.57%) Data Modelling
24 25 (11.57%) Continuous Integration

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (10.65%) Tomcat
2 21 (9.72%) JBoss
3 17 (7.87%) CMS
4 15 (6.94%) WebLogic
4 15 (6.94%) IIS
5 14 (6.48%) WebSphere
6 12 (5.56%) Apache
6 12 (5.56%) FileNet
7 11 (5.09%) WordPress
8 8 (3.70%) nginx
8 8 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.70%) Umbraco
9 6 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (2.31%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.39%) Confluence
13 2 (0.93%) CICS
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.46%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (1.39%) MS Office
2 2 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Tridion
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) Taleo
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Heroku
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.57%) HTTP
2 9 (4.17%) SSL
3 8 (3.70%) Internet
4 5 (2.31%) Firewall
5 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.39%) DNS
5 3 (1.39%) Network Security
6 2 (0.93%) Intranet
6 2 (0.93%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.93%) LDAP
7 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.46%) LAN
7 1 (0.46%) WAN
7 1 (0.46%) SMTP
7 1 (0.46%) DHCP
7 1 (0.46%) IPv4
7 1 (0.46%) IPv6
7 1 (0.46%) SAN
7 1 (0.46%) DMZ
7 1 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 46 (21.30%) SQL Server
3 26 (12.04%) RDBMS
4 16 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.78%) MySQL
10 6 (2.78%) DB2
11 4 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.93%) IDOL
12 2 (0.93%) SQLite
13 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Ant
2 14 (6.48%) Maven
3 12 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 11 (5.09%) JMeter
4 11 (5.09%) JUnit
5 10 (4.63%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.63%) Fiddler
5 10 (4.63%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.17%) Subversion
6 9 (4.17%) Selenium
7 8 (3.70%) JIRA
7 8 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (3.70%) JProfiler
7 8 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.70%) VisualVM
8 7 (3.24%) Hudson
8 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (2.78%) Gradle
9 6 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (25.00%) Finance
2 37 (17.13%) Banking
3 12 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.85%) Local Government
5 3 (1.39%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (60.65%) Developer
2 59 (27.31%) Java Developer
3 46 (21.30%) Senior Developer
4 30 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (8.80%) Analyst
6 15 (6.94%) Technical Leader
7 14 (6.48%) Test Analyst
8 12 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 11 (5.09%) Designer
10 10 (4.63%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
12 8 (3.70%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.70%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.24%) Senior Web Developer
13 7 (3.24%) FileNet Developer
14 5 (2.31%) Windows Administrator
14 5 (2.31%) Administrator
14 5 (2.31%) Tester
14 5 (2.31%) Software Developer
15 4 (1.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (30.09%) XML
2 50 (23.15%) .NET
3 48 (22.22%) HTML
4 47 (21.76%) Spring
5 39 (18.06%) Hibernate
6 36 (16.67%) SOAP
7 35 (16.20%) CSS
8 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET
8 33 (15.28%) RESTful
9 32 (14.81%) JMS
10 28 (12.96%) JSP
10 28 (12.96%) JSON
11 19 (8.80%) jQuery
11 19 (8.80%) J2EE
12 16 (7.41%) JPA
13 13 (6.02%) Java EE
14 12 (5.56%) REST
15 10 (4.63%) .NET Framework
15 10 (4.63%) HTML5
15 10 (4.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.09%) Open Source
3 9 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.70%) Replication
5 7 (3.24%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.31%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.31%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.85%) Social Network
8 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.39%) W3C
8 3 (1.39%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.93%) Clustering
9 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.93%) User Experience
9 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.93%) PKI
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.69%) Linux
2 26 (12.04%) UNIX
3 20 (9.26%) Windows
4 10 (4.63%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.24%) Android
6 5 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Solaris
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.46%) zOS
9 1 (0.46%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.35%) SOA
3 25 (11.57%) Data Modelling
3 25 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (11.11%) TDD
5 23 (10.65%) Scrum
5 23 (10.65%) OO
6 19 (8.80%) MVC
6 19 (8.80%) Unit Testing
7 18 (8.33%) Web Development
8 16 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.48%) Software Engineering
10 13 (6.02%) Workflow
11 12 (5.56%) Waterfall
12 11 (5.09%) OOD
13 10 (4.63%) UML
13 10 (4.63%) BDD
13 10 (4.63%) Performance Testing
14 9 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 131 (60.65%) Java
2 87 (40.28%) SQL
3 55 (25.46%) JavaScript
4 42 (19.44%) PL/SQL
5 34 (15.74%) C#
6 11 (5.09%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.17%) PHP
7 9 (4.17%) C++
8 8 (3.70%) VBA
8 8 (3.70%) PHP5
9 7 (3.24%) VB
9 7 (3.24%) Perl
10 6 (2.78%) Python
11 5 (2.31%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.31%) Jython
11 5 (2.31%) Groovy
11 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.85%) XPath
12 4 (1.85%) VB6
12 4 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (5.56%) Degree
2 7 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.78%) Sun Certification
4 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) RACF
3 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) KVM
3 1 (0.46%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) SCOM
2 1 (0.46%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.46%) StatsD
2 1 (0.46%) Ansible
2 1 (0.46%) Graphite
2 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.46%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (24.54%) Oracle
2 18 (8.33%) IBM
3 12 (5.56%) Sybase
4 6 (2.78%) Sun
4 6 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.39%) Adobe
7 2 (0.93%) Informatica
7 2 (0.93%) Pega
8 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.46%) PayPal
8 1 (0.46%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.46%) Sophos
8 1 (0.46%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.46%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) HP
8 1 (0.46%) Citrix
8 1 (0.46%) CA
8 1 (0.46%) Business Objects
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