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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
UK / Scotland
Rank 36 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 74 159 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.44% 6.01% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 24.05% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 79 82
Median daily rate £365 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £270 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.85%

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
481 661 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.87% 25.00% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 383 376
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £36.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £22.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.50 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 57 £400 +6.66% 8
Glasgow -22 10 £350 +16.66% 2
Fife +1 3 £310 -
West Lothian - 3 £300 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Stirling +4 1 £475 +26.28%
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 119 (66.48%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (63.69%) Java
3 69 (38.55%) Scrum
4 62 (34.64%) XML
5 61 (34.08%) JavaScript
6 57 (31.84%) HTML
6 57 (31.84%) TDD
7 53 (29.61%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (28.49%) Maven
9 48 (26.82%) SOAP
9 48 (26.82%) SOA
10 44 (24.58%) REST
11 42 (23.46%) JIRA
12 41 (22.91%) SQL
13 40 (22.35%) Oracle
13 40 (22.35%) Open Source
13 40 (22.35%) AngularJS
13 40 (22.35%) Microservices
14 36 (20.11%) JBoss
15 33 (18.44%) JMS
15 33 (18.44%) CSS
16 32 (17.88%) XSLT
17 31 (17.32%) Python
17 31 (17.32%) Open Source Development
17 31 (17.32%) Oracle Database
18 30 (16.76%) Hibernate
19 29 (16.20%) Gradle
20 28 (15.64%) Spring
20 28 (15.64%) Java EE
21 27 (15.08%) SDLC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (20.11%) JBoss
2 20 (11.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (8.38%) GeoServer
4 12 (6.70%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.91%) Confluence
5 7 (3.91%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.91%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.23%) Apache
6 4 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.68%) IIS
7 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.12%) OpenEdge
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.56%) CICS
9 1 (0.56%) FileNet
9 1 (0.56%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.12%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.91%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (1.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.79%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (2.79%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) PaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Route 53
6 2 (1.12%) SaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Internet
2 6 (3.35%) HTTP
3 5 (2.79%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.68%) DNS
4 3 (1.68%) SSL
5 2 (1.12%) VLAN
5 2 (1.12%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) Firewall
6 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.32%) Oracle Database
2 19 (10.61%) GIS
3 18 (10.06%) NoSQL
3 18 (10.06%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.06%) Spatial Data
4 14 (7.82%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.23%) QGIS
8 3 (1.68%) DB2
8 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.68%) MySQL
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 51 (28.49%) Maven
2 42 (23.46%) JIRA
3 29 (16.20%) Gradle
4 24 (13.41%) Jenkins
4 24 (13.41%) Subversion
5 23 (12.85%) Eclipse
6 22 (12.29%) Selenium
7 19 (10.61%) Cucumber
7 19 (10.61%) JBehave
8 15 (8.38%) Git (software)
9 11 (6.15%) JUnit
10 9 (5.03%) SoapUI
11 8 (4.47%) Bitbucket
12 6 (3.35%) Artifactory
12 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
13 5 (2.79%) Mockito
14 4 (2.23%) Ant
14 4 (2.23%) Apache Ivy
15 3 (1.68%) Grunt
15 3 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 14 (7.82%) Banking
2 11 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (1.68%) Publishing
4 2 (1.12%) Advertising
4 2 (1.12%) Back Office
4 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 133 (74.30%) Developer
2 79 (44.13%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (8.94%) Angular Developer
5 15 (8.38%) Analyst
5 15 (8.38%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Architect
7 13 (7.26%) Open Source Developer
7 13 (7.26%) Python Developer
8 12 (6.70%) BizTalk Developer
9 10 (5.59%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.91%) Developer in Test
11 7 (3.91%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.35%) Consultant
12 6 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (3.35%) GIS Developer
13 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (34.64%) XML
2 57 (31.84%) HTML
3 48 (26.82%) SOAP
4 44 (24.58%) REST
5 40 (22.35%) AngularJS
6 33 (18.44%) CSS
6 33 (18.44%) JMS
7 32 (17.88%) XSLT
8 30 (16.76%) Hibernate
9 28 (15.64%) Java EE
9 28 (15.64%) Spring
10 24 (13.41%) .NET
11 21 (11.73%) JPA
11 21 (11.73%) RESTful
12 19 (10.61%) JSON
13 18 (10.06%) Drools
13 18 (10.06%) jBPM
13 18 (10.06%) JSF
13 18 (10.06%) PostGIS
13 18 (10.06%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) User Experience
2 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.35%) DataPower
5 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.23%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.23%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.12%) Social Media
8 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.56%) Animation
9 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) IPTV
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.38%) Linux
1 15 (8.38%) Windows
2 6 (3.35%) Unix
3 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.12%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) MVS
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (66.48%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (38.55%) Scrum
3 57 (31.84%) TDD
4 53 (29.61%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (26.82%) SOA
6 40 (22.35%) Microservices
6 40 (22.35%) Open Source
7 31 (17.32%) Open Source Development
8 27 (15.08%) SDLC
9 24 (13.41%) MVC
10 22 (12.29%) BDD
11 19 (10.61%) Web Development
12 18 (10.06%) Mentoring
13 16 (8.94%) Software Engineering
14 14 (7.82%) User Stories
15 13 (7.26%) Coaching
15 13 (7.26%) ETL
15 13 (7.26%) Kanban
16 11 (6.15%) Unit Testing
17 10 (5.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 114 (63.69%) Java
2 61 (34.08%) JavaScript
3 41 (22.91%) SQL
4 31 (17.32%) Python
5 26 (14.53%) C#
6 10 (5.59%) C
7 9 (5.03%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.79%) PHP
8 5 (2.79%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.23%) XPath
10 3 (1.68%) ES6
11 2 (1.12%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) C++
11 2 (1.12%) Groovy
11 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.12%) Tcl
11 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.12%) XQuery
12 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.82%) Degree
2 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) IISP
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.17%) QA
2 5 (2.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.23%) WCAG
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) Ansible
2 3 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.56%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 40 (22.35%) Oracle
2 17 (9.50%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.82%) ESRI
3 14 (7.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.59%) IBM
5 3 (1.68%) HP
6 2 (1.12%) Apigee
6 2 (1.12%) Apple
6 2 (1.12%) Misys
6 2 (1.12%) Progress
6 2 (1.12%) Reuters
6 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.12%) webMethods
7 1 (0.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.56%) RapidMiner
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) Zend