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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 25 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 151 113 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.92% 4.18% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.01% 17.66% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 71 35
Average daily rate £375 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £270 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £106.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.59 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +1.67%
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
629 640 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.65% 23.65% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 377 315
Average daily rate £363 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £461 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 102 £400 +5.26% 9
Glasgow +10 48 £300 -23.80% 14
Stirling -2 1 £277 -36.98%
Renfrewshire - 1 £500 -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 133 (48.90%) Java
2 124 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 76 (27.94%) XML
4 65 (23.90%) SQL
5 60 (22.06%) SOA
6 57 (20.96%) AngularJS
7 53 (19.49%) Oracle
8 51 (18.75%) REST
9 50 (18.38%) SOAP
10 49 (18.01%) HTML
10 49 (18.01%) Linux
11 47 (17.28%) .NET
12 45 (16.54%) CSS
12 45 (16.54%) Scrum
13 43 (15.81%) Windows
14 42 (15.44%) SQL Server
14 42 (15.44%) SDLC
15 39 (14.34%) HTTP
15 39 (14.34%) Finance
16 37 (13.60%) Unix
16 37 (13.60%) RESTful
16 37 (13.60%) JSON
17 36 (13.24%) Spring
17 36 (13.24%) Open Source
17 36 (13.24%) C#
18 35 (12.87%) JIRA
18 35 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (12.50%) Maven
19 34 (12.50%) MVC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (11.76%) JBoss
2 25 (9.19%) IIS
3 24 (8.82%) Apache
4 20 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.68%) Node.js
5 10 (3.68%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 7 (2.57%) CICS
7 7 (2.57%) MQSeries
7 7 (2.57%) nginx
7 7 (2.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 6 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.47%) Confluence
10 3 (1.10%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.10%) iPlanet
10 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (1.10%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.37%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.57%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (2.57%) Amazon S3
2 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.10%) PaaS
4 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.34%) HTTP
2 14 (5.15%) SSL
3 9 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.57%) FTP
4 7 (2.57%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.57%) WinSCP
5 6 (2.21%) Firewall
5 6 (2.21%) LAN
5 6 (2.21%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (2.21%) WAN
6 5 (1.84%) DNS
6 5 (1.84%) VLAN
7 3 (1.10%) Internet
8 2 (0.74%) LDAP
9 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.46%) Relational Database
3 20 (7.35%) GIS
4 18 (6.62%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.78%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.21%) MySQL
8 5 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.47%) DB2
9 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.47%) SQLite
10 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.10%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (12.87%) JIRA
2 34 (12.50%) Maven
3 28 (10.29%) Selenium
4 25 (9.19%) Gradle
5 21 (7.72%) Cucumber
6 20 (7.35%) Git (software)
7 17 (6.25%) JUnit
8 16 (5.88%) JBehave
8 16 (5.88%) Subversion
8 16 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 14 (5.15%) Mockito
9 14 (5.15%) SoapUI
10 13 (4.78%) Eclipse
11 11 (4.04%) Firebug
12 9 (3.31%) ClearCase
12 9 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (2.94%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.94%) Jenkins
14 7 (2.57%) Fiddler
14 7 (2.57%) XMLSpy
General
1 39 (14.34%) Finance
2 28 (10.29%) Banking
3 5 (1.84%) Law
3 5 (1.84%) Retail
4 4 (1.47%) Legal
4 4 (1.47%) Publishing
4 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (44.49%) Developer
2 35 (12.87%) Analyst
3 31 (11.40%) Java Developer
4 23 (8.46%) Architect
5 22 (8.09%) Consultant
6 16 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.51%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.15%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.78%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.41%) Administrator
10 12 (4.41%) Agile Business Analyst
11 11 (4.04%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.68%) GIS Developer
13 9 (3.31%) iOS Developer
14 8 (2.94%) Android Developer
14 8 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.94%) PHP Developer
14 8 (2.94%) Security Analyst
14 8 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
15 7 (2.57%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (27.94%) XML
2 57 (20.96%) AngularJS
3 51 (18.75%) REST
4 50 (18.38%) SOAP
5 49 (18.01%) HTML
6 47 (17.28%) .NET
7 45 (16.54%) CSS
8 37 (13.60%) JSON
8 37 (13.60%) RESTful
9 36 (13.24%) Spring
10 31 (11.40%) ASP.NET
11 30 (11.03%) HTML5
12 28 (10.29%) CSS3
12 28 (10.29%) Java EE
12 28 (10.29%) jQuery
13 25 (9.19%) Middleware
14 23 (8.46%) Hibernate
15 19 (6.99%) PostGIS
16 18 (6.62%) Leaflet
17 16 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.56%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.99%) User Experience
3 17 (6.25%) DataPower
4 14 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.94%) iPad
6 7 (2.57%) Replication
6 7 (2.57%) SWIFT
7 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.84%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.47%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.47%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.47%) iPhone
10 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.10%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.10%) VLE
11 2 (0.74%) Clustering
11 2 (0.74%) FMCG
11 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.01%) Linux
2 43 (15.81%) Windows
3 37 (13.60%) Unix
4 16 (5.88%) Android
4 16 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.78%) Mac OS X
6 12 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.31%) AIX
8 8 (2.94%) Solaris
9 6 (2.21%) HPUX
10 5 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.10%) zOS
12 1 (0.37%) MVS
12 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.06%) SOA
3 45 (16.54%) Scrum
4 42 (15.44%) SDLC
5 36 (13.24%) Open Source
6 35 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (12.50%) MVC
8 32 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 32 (11.76%) TDD
9 26 (9.56%) Unit Testing
10 25 (9.19%) User Stories
11 24 (8.82%) Kanban
11 24 (8.82%) OO
12 23 (8.46%) Web Development
13 22 (8.09%) Waterfall
14 19 (6.99%) Project Management
15 18 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
17 16 (5.88%) System Testing
17 16 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 133 (48.90%) Java
2 76 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 65 (23.90%) SQL
4 36 (13.24%) C#
5 24 (8.82%) Python
6 12 (4.41%) XPath
7 9 (3.31%) Objective-C
7 9 (3.31%) PHP
8 8 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.21%) C
9 6 (2.21%) Perl
9 6 (2.21%) PHP 5
10 5 (1.84%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.47%) C++
11 4 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.74%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.74%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (2.21%) Degree
2 5 (1.84%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.47%) CISSP
3 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.10%) IISP
4 3 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMP
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.35%) QA
2 12 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (2.57%) HL7
3 7 (2.57%) SEPA
4 6 (2.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 6 (2.21%) Docker
2 5 (1.84%) ClearTrust
3 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.37%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.21%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.84%) Ansible
4 3 (1.10%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.74%) Control-M
5 2 (0.74%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.37%) TADDM
Vendors
1 53 (19.49%) Oracle
2 26 (9.56%) IBM
3 17 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.88%) ESRI
5 13 (4.78%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.68%) Cognos
7 8 (2.94%) HP
7 8 (2.94%) TIBCO
8 7 (2.57%) Remedy
9 6 (2.21%) Kony
9 6 (2.21%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.47%) Sybase
10 4 (1.47%) Twitter
11 2 (0.74%) Adobe
11 2 (0.74%) Facebook
11 2 (0.74%) PayPal
11 2 (0.74%) SAP
11 2 (0.74%) Symbian
11 2 (0.74%) Talend
11 2 (0.74%) Zend
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