The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 29 46 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Contract jobs citing Web Services 147 77 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.55% 3.29% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.38% 10.92% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 48 20
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £96.75 - £31.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 - £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.35 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 705 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.19% 30.09% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 357 225
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £30.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 63 £420 +20.86% 9
Glasgow +12 40 £350 -1.40% 14
Renfrewshire - 8 £405 -
West Lothian - 7 £400 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Dundee - 4 - - 1
Aberdeen +4 2 - - 2
Stirling -3 2 £415 -12.53% 3
Fife - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 95 (45.89%) Java
2 62 (29.95%) SQL
3 60 (28.99%) XML
4 57 (27.54%) JavaScript
5 51 (24.64%) SOAP
6 48 (23.19%) HTML
7 45 (21.74%) .NET
8 44 (21.26%) SOA
9 43 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (20.29%) Oracle
11 41 (19.81%) C#
11 41 (19.81%) jQuery
12 40 (19.32%) Hibernate
13 38 (18.36%) Linux
14 37 (17.87%) Spring
15 36 (17.39%) CSS
16 35 (16.91%) JBoss
16 35 (16.91%) Finance
17 34 (16.43%) SQL Server
18 33 (15.94%) Scrum
19 29 (14.01%) Maven
19 29 (14.01%) Java EE
20 28 (13.53%) JSF
21 27 (13.04%) Project Management
21 27 (13.04%) JSON
22 26 (12.56%) RESTful
23 25 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (12.08%) UNIX
24 24 (11.59%) ASP.NET
24 24 (11.59%) Unit Testing

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (6.76%) IIS
1 14 (6.76%) CMS
2 13 (6.28%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (3.86%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.86%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.38%) MS Project Server
6 6 (2.90%) Alfresco
7 5 (2.42%) WordPress
8 4 (1.93%) Apache
9 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.48%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.38%) InfoPath
2 7 (3.38%) MS Project
3 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (2.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 4 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.48%) Heroku
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) HTTP
2 7 (3.38%) Wireshark
3 6 (2.90%) SAN
4 5 (2.42%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (1.93%) DNS
6 3 (1.45%) VPN
6 3 (1.45%) Firewall
7 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.97%) LAN
7 2 (0.97%) WAN
7 2 (0.97%) DHCP
8 1 (0.48%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.48%) Intranet
8 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (4.83%) RDBMS
3 10 (4.83%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (4.83%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.38%) MySQL
5 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.45%) SQLite
6 3 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.97%) DB2
7 2 (0.97%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.97%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 29 (14.01%) Maven
2 21 (10.14%) Subversion
3 19 (9.18%) Jenkins
3 19 (9.18%) Selenium
4 18 (8.70%) Ant
5 12 (5.80%) JUnit
6 10 (4.83%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.83%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.35%) Hudson
8 7 (3.38%) Artifactory
8 7 (3.38%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.38%) JIRA
9 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.93%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (1.93%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.45%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.97%) Xcode
11 2 (0.97%) FitNesse
General
1 35 (16.91%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Banking
3 8 (3.86%) Retail
4 3 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 110 (53.14%) Developer
2 42 (20.29%) Java Developer
3 24 (11.59%) Architect
4 17 (8.21%) Senior Developer
5 16 (7.73%) Analyst
6 13 (6.28%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.31%) Java Architect
7 11 (5.31%) Web Developer
8 10 (4.83%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.83%) Tester
9 9 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.35%) Release Manager
10 8 (3.86%) Performance Tester
10 8 (3.86%) Applications Architect
10 8 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.38%) Java Applications Architect
12 6 (2.90%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (2.90%) Administrator
13 5 (2.42%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.99%) XML
2 51 (24.64%) SOAP
3 48 (23.19%) HTML
4 45 (21.74%) .NET
5 41 (19.81%) jQuery
6 40 (19.32%) Hibernate
7 37 (17.87%) Spring
8 36 (17.39%) CSS
9 29 (14.01%) Java EE
10 28 (13.53%) JSF
11 27 (13.04%) JSON
12 26 (12.56%) RESTful
13 24 (11.59%) ASP.NET
14 21 (10.14%) REST
15 19 (9.18%) XHTML
16 18 (8.70%) HTML5
17 17 (8.21%) Ajax
17 17 (8.21%) J2EE
18 13 (6.28%) JPA
18 13 (6.28%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.73%) Open Source
2 8 (3.86%) FMCG
3 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.93%) Blog
4 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.45%) Ontologies
5 3 (1.45%) Social Network
5 3 (1.45%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.97%) Equities
6 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.97%) Animation
6 2 (0.97%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.36%) Linux
2 25 (12.08%) UNIX
3 18 (8.70%) Windows
4 15 (7.25%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.38%) Solaris
6 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.97%) AIX
8 2 (0.97%) HPUX
8 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.48%) CentOS
9 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.26%) SOA
2 43 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (15.94%) Scrum
4 27 (13.04%) Project Management
5 25 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (11.59%) Unit Testing
6 24 (11.59%) Waterfall
7 23 (11.11%) OO
8 19 (9.18%) Web Development
8 19 (9.18%) Release Management
9 18 (8.70%) ITIL
9 18 (8.70%) Migration
9 18 (8.70%) Performance Testing
10 15 (7.25%) MVC
10 15 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (7.25%) Workflow
10 15 (7.25%) Content Management
11 14 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.89%) Java
2 62 (29.95%) SQL
3 57 (27.54%) JavaScript
4 41 (19.81%) C#
5 16 (7.73%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.86%) PHP
7 6 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.42%) XAML
9 4 (1.93%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.93%) Perl
9 4 (1.93%) Korn
9 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.45%) XPath
10 3 (1.45%) VB
11 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.97%) C++
11 2 (0.97%) Python
11 2 (0.97%) SQR
11 2 (0.97%) Groovy
12 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (5.80%) Degree
2 10 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.97%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.48%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.97%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (5.80%) Puppet
2 10 (4.83%) Vagrant
2 10 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.90%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (1.93%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.93%) Legato
4 4 (1.93%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.97%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.48%) StatsD
6 1 (0.48%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.48%) Control-M
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (20.29%) Oracle
2 35 (16.91%) JBoss
3 19 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.25%) IBM
5 8 (3.86%) HP
6 7 (3.38%) Adobe
7 5 (2.42%) Sun
7 5 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.93%) Northgate
8 4 (1.93%) EMC
8 4 (1.93%) Veritas
8 4 (1.93%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.45%) Google
9 3 (1.45%) Sybase
10 2 (0.97%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.97%) VMware
10 2 (0.97%) SAP
10 2 (0.97%) Citrix
10 2 (0.97%) Informatica
10 2 (0.97%) Zend
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