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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 33 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 131 79 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.70% 3.20% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.77% 10.99% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 54
Average daily rate
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£373 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.32% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -
Web Services
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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
737 719 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.46% 29.11% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 391 307
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Glasgow +10 51 £350 +1.81% 20
Edinburgh +4 49 £338 +9.75% 12
Stirling - 9 £450 -
West Lothian +12 5 £293 +10.37% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £330 +5.60% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £399 -
Aberdeen +7 1 - -
Dundee +4 1 - -
Fife - - - -
Moray - - - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 127 (51.63%) Java
2 103 (41.87%) SQL
3 73 (29.67%) HTML
4 69 (28.05%) XML
5 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
5 64 (26.02%) Oracle
6 63 (25.61%) .NET
6 63 (25.61%) Finance
7 56 (22.76%) SQL Server
8 54 (21.95%) CSS
8 54 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (18.70%) Relational Database
10 45 (18.29%) ASP.NET
11 44 (17.89%) C#
12 42 (17.07%) SOAP
13 41 (16.67%) SOA
14 38 (15.45%) Linux
15 37 (15.04%) PL/SQL
16 32 (13.01%) Hibernate
17 30 (12.20%) JBoss
18 29 (11.79%) Banking
19 28 (11.38%) J2EE
19 28 (11.38%) OO
20 27 (10.98%) JSP
20 27 (10.98%) MVC
21 26 (10.57%) CMS
21 26 (10.57%) Spring
21 26 (10.57%) jQuery
22 25 (10.16%) RESTful
23 24 (9.76%) Data Modelling

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (12.20%) JBoss
2 26 (10.57%) CMS
3 22 (8.94%) Tomcat
4 21 (8.54%) WebSphere
5 17 (6.91%) Apache
5 17 (6.91%) IIS
6 16 (6.50%) SharePoint
7 15 (6.10%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.66%) FileNet
8 9 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (3.66%) Umbraco
8 9 (3.66%) nginx
9 6 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.44%) WordPress
10 5 (2.03%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (2.03%) Lync
11 4 (1.63%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.22%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MS Office
2 2 (0.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Tridion
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Taleo
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.94%) HTTP
2 16 (6.50%) Internet
3 11 (4.47%) Firewall
3 11 (4.47%) Network Security
4 7 (2.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.85%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (2.03%) SAN
5 5 (2.03%) SSL
5 5 (2.03%) DNS
6 4 (1.63%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.63%) Intranet
6 4 (1.63%) DHCP
7 3 (1.22%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.22%) VPN
7 3 (1.22%) LAN
7 3 (1.22%) WAN
8 2 (0.81%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.41%) IPv4
9 1 (0.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 46 (18.70%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.94%) RDBMS
4 20 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.91%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.44%) MySQL
9 6 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.63%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.63%) Big Data
12 3 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.22%) DB2
12 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (6.91%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.10%) Subversion
3 14 (5.69%) JUnit
4 13 (5.28%) JMeter
5 12 (4.88%) Ant
5 12 (4.88%) Maven
6 9 (3.66%) Fiddler
7 8 (3.25%) JProfiler
7 8 (3.25%) VisualVM
8 7 (2.85%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.03%) Hudson
10 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.63%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.63%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.22%) Toad
11 3 (1.22%) HttpUnit
General
1 63 (25.61%) Finance
2 29 (11.79%) Banking
3 4 (1.63%) Local Government
4 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.22%) Publishing
5 2 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (64.23%) Developer
2 49 (19.92%) Java Developer
3 29 (11.79%) Senior Developer
4 16 (6.50%) Web Developer
5 15 (6.10%) Consultant
5 15 (6.10%) Analyst
6 14 (5.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (5.69%) SQL Developer
7 13 (5.28%) Designer
8 12 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.07%) Technical Leader
9 10 (4.07%) CLAS Consultant
9 10 (4.07%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.66%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.66%) SQL Server Developer
11 8 (3.25%) FileNet Developer
11 8 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (2.85%) Senior Web Developer
13 6 (2.44%) Performance Tester
13 6 (2.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (29.67%) HTML
2 69 (28.05%) XML
3 63 (25.61%) .NET
4 54 (21.95%) CSS
5 45 (18.29%) ASP.NET
6 42 (17.07%) SOAP
7 32 (13.01%) Hibernate
8 28 (11.38%) J2EE
9 27 (10.98%) JSP
10 26 (10.57%) Spring
10 26 (10.57%) jQuery
11 25 (10.16%) RESTful
12 23 (9.35%) JSON
13 21 (8.54%) Servlets
14 20 (8.13%) JMS
15 17 (6.91%) EJB
16 16 (6.50%) HTML5
16 16 (6.50%) REST
17 15 (6.10%) Drools
17 15 (6.10%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.88%) Open Source
3 11 (4.47%) User Experience
4 8 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.85%) CESG
5 7 (2.85%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (2.85%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.44%) Replication
7 5 (2.03%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.63%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.63%) Social Network
8 4 (1.63%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.63%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.22%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.22%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.22%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (1.22%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.45%) Linux
2 22 (8.94%) UNIX
3 11 (4.47%) Windows
4 9 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.25%) Android
6 6 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.03%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.03%) Solaris
8 4 (1.63%) AIX
8 4 (1.63%) HPUX
9 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (16.67%) SOA
3 28 (11.38%) OO
4 27 (10.98%) MVC
5 24 (9.76%) Data Modelling
6 22 (8.94%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (7.72%) Migration
8 19 (7.72%) Unit Testing
9 15 (6.10%) TDD
10 14 (5.69%) UML
10 14 (5.69%) OOD
11 13 (5.28%) Scrum
11 13 (5.28%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (4.88%) Web Development
12 12 (4.88%) BPMN
13 11 (4.47%) Workflow
13 11 (4.47%) ETL
13 11 (4.47%) Wealth Management
13 11 (4.47%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 127 (51.63%) Java
2 103 (41.87%) SQL
3 64 (26.02%) JavaScript
4 44 (17.89%) C#
5 37 (15.04%) PL/SQL
6 17 (6.91%) T-SQL
7 14 (5.69%) VBA
8 13 (5.28%) PHP
8 13 (5.28%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.25%) Perl
9 8 (3.25%) C++
9 8 (3.25%) Python
10 6 (2.44%) Ruby
11 5 (2.03%) PHP5
12 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.63%) XPath
12 4 (1.63%) VB
12 4 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.22%) C
14 2 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (5.28%) Degree
2 7 (2.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.03%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.85%) GPG13
2 6 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.63%) KVM
2 4 (1.63%) RHEV
2 4 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.81%) RACF
4 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (1.22%) CA LISA
2 2 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.41%) Legato
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 64 (26.02%) Oracle
2 21 (8.54%) IBM
3 16 (6.50%) Sybase
4 12 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.44%) Pega
5 6 (2.44%) Sun
6 5 (2.03%) Informatica
7 4 (1.63%) Adobe
7 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.63%) Citrix
7 4 (1.63%) HP
7 4 (1.63%) VMware
8 3 (1.22%) CA
8 3 (1.22%) Google
8 3 (1.22%) Twitter
9 2 (0.81%) Kony
9 2 (0.81%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.81%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.41%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.41%) Veritas
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