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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 33 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -24
Contract jobs citing Web Services 135 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.91% 1.38% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.46% 5.46% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 18 20
Average daily rate
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£415 £380 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £268 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £465 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.78% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
773 623 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.13% 25.23% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 284 189
Average daily rate £375 £370 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -10.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Web Services
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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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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
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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 +30 78 £450 +9.09% 3
Glasgow +20 38 £351 +4.07% 8
Aberdeen - 5 £375 - 1
Stirling -5 3 - -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £360 -
West Lothian - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
Web Services
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 147 (51.76%) Java
2 98 (34.51%) XML
3 79 (27.82%) SQL
4 77 (27.11%) JavaScript
5 72 (25.35%) HTML
6 71 (25.00%) SOAP
7 59 (20.77%) SOA
8 58 (20.42%) CSS
8 58 (20.42%) .NET
9 57 (20.07%) JBoss
9 57 (20.07%) RESTful
10 56 (19.72%) Hibernate
11 55 (19.37%) Oracle
11 55 (19.37%) jQuery
12 52 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (17.25%) Finance
14 44 (15.49%) Linux
15 43 (15.14%) JSON
16 41 (14.44%) JSF
16 41 (14.44%) OO
16 41 (14.44%) C#
17 40 (14.08%) SQL Server
18 38 (13.38%) Scrum
18 38 (13.38%) Spring
19 37 (13.03%) HTTP
20 35 (12.32%) Relational Database
21 34 (11.97%) Java EE
21 34 (11.97%) Unit Testing
22 31 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
22 31 (10.92%) Waterfall

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (7.39%) Tomcat
2 19 (6.69%) IIS
2 19 (6.69%) CMS
3 18 (6.34%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.82%) Apache
5 8 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (2.46%) MS Project Server
7 6 (2.11%) FileNet
7 6 (2.11%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.11%) Alfresco
7 6 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.76%) Lync
8 5 (1.76%) WordPress
8 5 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.46%) MS Project
2 7 (2.46%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (4.58%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.35%) Maximo
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Heroku
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.03%) HTTP
2 13 (4.58%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (4.23%) Firewall
4 10 (3.52%) Internet
5 8 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.46%) Wireshark
6 7 (2.46%) SAN
7 5 (1.76%) Intranet
7 5 (1.76%) DNS
7 5 (1.76%) Network Security
8 4 (1.41%) LAN
8 4 (1.41%) WAN
9 3 (1.06%) DHCP
9 3 (1.06%) SSL
9 3 (1.06%) VPN
10 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.32%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.39%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (4.23%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.76%) MySQL
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.70%) PowerCenter
11 2 (0.70%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) MS Access
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 30 (10.56%) Subversion
2 23 (8.10%) Maven
3 18 (6.34%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.23%) JUnit
5 10 (3.52%) Ant
6 9 (3.17%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.82%) Hudson
8 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Blend
8 7 (2.46%) Selenium
9 6 (2.11%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.11%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.11%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.41%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.41%) Fiddler
11 3 (1.06%) JIRA
12 2 (0.70%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Ivy
General
1 49 (17.25%) Finance
2 22 (7.75%) Banking
3 9 (3.17%) Retail
4 5 (1.76%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.06%) Publishing
6 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 173 (60.92%) Developer
2 65 (22.89%) Java Developer
3 35 (12.32%) Architect
4 18 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (6.34%) Java Architect
5 17 (5.99%) Designer
5 17 (5.99%) Senior Developer
6 16 (5.63%) Front-End Developer
7 15 (5.28%) SharePoint Developer
8 13 (4.58%) Web Developer
9 12 (4.23%) Consultant
10 10 (3.52%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.52%) Lead Developer
10 10 (3.52%) Applications Architect
11 9 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (3.17%) Tester
11 9 (3.17%) Java Applications Architect
12 8 (2.82%) WPF Developer
12 8 (2.82%) CLAS Consultant
12 8 (2.82%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (34.51%) XML
2 72 (25.35%) HTML
3 71 (25.00%) SOAP
4 58 (20.42%) .NET
4 58 (20.42%) CSS
5 57 (20.07%) RESTful
6 56 (19.72%) Hibernate
7 55 (19.37%) jQuery
8 43 (15.14%) JSON
9 41 (14.44%) JSF
10 38 (13.38%) Spring
11 34 (11.97%) Java EE
12 30 (10.56%) ASP.NET
13 29 (10.21%) HTML5
14 27 (9.51%) JPA
15 26 (9.15%) Apache CXF
16 24 (8.45%) RichFaces
16 24 (8.45%) J2EE
17 22 (7.75%) REST
18 18 (6.34%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.75%) Open Source
2 11 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.17%) FMCG
4 6 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.11%) CESG
4 6 (2.11%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.76%) Animation
6 4 (1.41%) Blog
6 4 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.41%) Kindle
6 4 (1.41%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.41%) Equities
7 3 (1.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.06%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.06%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.49%) Linux
2 27 (9.51%) Mac OS X
3 23 (8.10%) UNIX
4 16 (5.63%) Windows
5 7 (2.46%) Solaris
6 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.06%) AIX
7 3 (1.06%) HPUX
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.06%) Android
7 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.77%) SOA
2 52 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (14.44%) OO
4 38 (13.38%) Scrum
5 34 (11.97%) Unit Testing
6 31 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (10.92%) Waterfall
7 29 (10.21%) Project Management
8 28 (9.86%) Web Development
9 23 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (7.75%) UML
10 22 (7.75%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.69%) Use Case
12 18 (6.34%) ITIL
12 18 (6.34%) Workflow
13 16 (5.63%) OOP
13 16 (5.63%) Release Management
13 16 (5.63%) Refactoring
14 15 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (5.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 147 (51.76%) Java
2 79 (27.82%) SQL
3 77 (27.11%) JavaScript
4 41 (14.44%) C#
5 15 (5.28%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.93%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.17%) PHP
8 8 (2.82%) XAML
9 5 (1.76%) VBA
10 4 (1.41%) Perl
10 4 (1.41%) Korn
10 4 (1.41%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.06%) C++
12 2 (0.70%) VB
12 2 (0.70%) SQR
12 2 (0.70%) Groovy
12 2 (0.70%) Jython
13 1 (0.35%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 17 (5.99%) Degree
2 10 (3.52%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.35%) ISEB
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.87%) SLA
2 7 (2.46%) GPG13
3 5 (1.76%) QA
4 4 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (1.06%) KVM
3 3 (1.06%) RHEV
3 3 (1.06%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (2.11%) Puppet
2 6 (2.11%) Vagrant
2 6 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.41%) Legato
3 4 (1.41%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.70%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.35%) StatsD
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.35%) Control-M
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.35%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 57 (20.07%) JBoss
2 55 (19.37%) Oracle
3 28 (9.86%) IBM
4 22 (7.75%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.23%) Adobe
6 9 (3.17%) HP
7 8 (2.82%) Sybase
8 5 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.41%) Kofax
9 4 (1.41%) Northgate
9 4 (1.41%) RightFax
9 4 (1.41%) Sun
9 4 (1.41%) EMC
9 4 (1.41%) Veritas
9 4 (1.41%) Lotus
9 4 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.06%) Citrix
10 3 (1.06%) SAP
10 3 (1.06%) Twitter
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