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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 50 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 87 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.97% 4.54% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.45% 15.40% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 52
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £230 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £34.25 £106.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.76% +174.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.65 £47.25 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £165.25 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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
602 721 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 29.46% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 398 324
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £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 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £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 27 March 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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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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 +8 36 £425 +41.66% 15
Edinburgh -29 21 £375 -11.76% 10
Stirling - 14 £425 - 2
Fife - 3 - -
Aberdeen 0 1 - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 126 (58.33%) Java
2 81 (37.50%) SQL
3 68 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (29.63%) XML
5 52 (24.07%) Linux
5 52 (24.07%) Oracle
6 51 (23.61%) .NET
6 51 (23.61%) JavaScript
6 51 (23.61%) Finance
7 48 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 45 (20.83%) Spring
8 45 (20.83%) HTML
8 45 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 40 (18.52%) SOAP
10 37 (17.13%) PL/SQL
11 35 (16.20%) C#
12 34 (15.74%) Banking
13 33 (15.28%) Hibernate
13 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET
13 33 (15.28%) CSS
13 33 (15.28%) RESTful
14 30 (13.89%) SOA
15 28 (12.96%) JMS
15 28 (12.96%) HTTP
16 27 (12.50%) UNIX
17 26 (12.04%) JSON
18 25 (11.57%) OO
19 22 (10.19%) JBoss
19 22 (10.19%) Data Modelling
19 22 (10.19%) TDD

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (10.19%) JBoss
2 21 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 19 (8.80%) CMS
4 17 (7.87%) WebLogic
5 15 (6.94%) IIS
6 14 (6.48%) WebSphere
7 13 (6.02%) FileNet
8 12 (5.56%) Apache
9 11 (5.09%) WordPress
10 8 (3.70%) nginx
10 8 (3.70%) Umbraco
10 8 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (2.31%) SharePoint
12 5 (2.31%) GlassFish
12 5 (2.31%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (1.39%) Confluence
15 2 (0.93%) CICS
16 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Process Server
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 9 (4.17%) 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%) IaaS
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.96%) HTTP
2 9 (4.17%) SSL
3 8 (3.70%) Internet
4 7 (3.24%) Firewall
5 5 (2.31%) DNS
6 3 (1.39%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.39%) LAN
6 3 (1.39%) WAN
6 3 (1.39%) DHCP
6 3 (1.39%) SAN
6 3 (1.39%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.39%) Network Security
7 2 (0.93%) Intranet
7 2 (0.93%) LDAP
7 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.93%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.46%) SMTP
8 1 (0.46%) IPv4
8 1 (0.46%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 45 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.26%) RDBMS
4 18 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 12 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.70%) MySQL
9 7 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.78%) DB2
11 4 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.93%) SQLite
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.93%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.48%) Ant
2 12 (5.56%) JUnit
2 12 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 11 (5.09%) JMeter
3 11 (5.09%) Maven
3 11 (5.09%) Fiddler
4 10 (4.63%) Subversion
4 10 (4.63%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.70%) JProfiler
5 8 (3.70%) VisualVM
5 8 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (3.24%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.78%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.31%) JIRA
8 5 (2.31%) Selenium
8 5 (2.31%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.85%) Hudson
10 3 (1.39%) Toad
10 3 (1.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (23.61%) Finance
2 34 (15.74%) Banking
3 8 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.85%) Local Government
5 3 (1.39%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (61.57%) Developer
2 58 (26.85%) Java Developer
3 43 (19.91%) Senior Developer
4 27 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (7.87%) Analyst
6 15 (6.94%) Technical Leader
7 14 (6.48%) Web Developer
8 11 (5.09%) Test Analyst
8 11 (5.09%) Designer
9 10 (4.63%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
11 8 (3.70%) FileNet Developer
11 8 (3.70%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Senior Web Developer
13 6 (2.78%) Tester
14 5 (2.31%) Windows Administrator
14 5 (2.31%) Performance Tester
14 5 (2.31%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.31%) Administrator
15 4 (1.85%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (29.63%) XML
2 51 (23.61%) .NET
3 45 (20.83%) Spring
3 45 (20.83%) HTML
4 40 (18.52%) SOAP
5 33 (15.28%) Hibernate
5 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET
5 33 (15.28%) CSS
5 33 (15.28%) RESTful
6 28 (12.96%) JMS
7 26 (12.04%) JSON
8 22 (10.19%) jQuery
9 21 (9.72%) JSP
9 21 (9.72%) J2EE
10 14 (6.48%) Java EE
10 14 (6.48%) HTML5
11 12 (5.56%) REST
11 12 (5.56%) JPA
12 10 (4.63%) .NET Framework
12 10 (4.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.63%) Open Source
3 9 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.70%) Replication
5 7 (3.24%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.78%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.31%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.85%) User Experience
8 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.85%) Social Network
8 4 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.39%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.39%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.39%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.93%) PKI
10 2 (0.93%) Clustering
10 2 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.07%) Linux
2 27 (12.50%) UNIX
3 20 (9.26%) Windows
4 10 (4.63%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.70%) Android
6 6 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.85%) Solaris
9 3 (1.39%) AIX
9 3 (1.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.46%) zOS
10 1 (0.46%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.89%) SOA
3 25 (11.57%) OO
4 22 (10.19%) Data Modelling
4 22 (10.19%) TDD
4 22 (10.19%) MVC
4 22 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (9.72%) Scrum
6 19 (8.80%) Unit Testing
7 18 (8.33%) Web Development
8 14 (6.48%) Software Engineering
8 14 (6.48%) Workflow
9 13 (6.02%) Waterfall
9 13 (6.02%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (5.09%) OOD
11 11 (5.09%) Performance Testing
12 10 (4.63%) UML
13 9 (4.17%) Migration
14 8 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 126 (58.33%) Java
2 81 (37.50%) SQL
3 51 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 37 (17.13%) PL/SQL
5 35 (16.20%) C#
6 11 (5.09%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.09%) PHP
7 9 (4.17%) C++
8 8 (3.70%) PHP5
8 8 (3.70%) Perl
9 7 (3.24%) VB
10 6 (2.78%) Python
10 6 (2.78%) 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%) Ruby
12 4 (1.85%) VB6
12 4 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.09%) Degree
2 9 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.78%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.39%) ISEB
5 3 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.39%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.39%) RHEV
2 3 (1.39%) KVM
3 2 (0.93%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) SCOM
2 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.46%) Nagios
2 1 (0.46%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.46%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) Graphite
2 1 (0.46%) StatsD
2 1 (0.46%) Ansible
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (24.07%) Oracle
2 20 (9.26%) IBM
3 9 (4.17%) Sybase
4 6 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.78%) Sun
5 3 (1.39%) Citrix
5 3 (1.39%) VMware
6 2 (0.93%) Pega
6 2 (0.93%) SAP
6 2 (0.93%) Informatica
6 2 (0.93%) HP
6 2 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.46%) CA
7 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.46%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.46%) Sophos
7 1 (0.46%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
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