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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 34 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 128 55 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.58% 2.24% 2.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.56% 9.68% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 23 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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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
773 568 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.66% 23.16% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 271 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +27 71 £450 +9.09% 9
Glasgow -7 33 £375 +11.11% 14
Aberdeen - 8 £350 -
Stirling - 3 - -
Dundee - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 139 (50.00%) Java
2 106 (38.13%) XML
3 82 (29.50%) JavaScript
3 82 (29.50%) SQL
4 81 (29.14%) HTML
5 68 (24.46%) SOAP
6 66 (23.74%) CSS
7 62 (22.30%) Oracle
8 56 (20.14%) .NET
8 56 (20.14%) SOA
9 54 (19.42%) Finance
10 53 (19.06%) Hibernate
11 52 (18.71%) JBoss
11 52 (18.71%) RESTful
12 46 (16.55%) OO
13 45 (16.19%) jQuery
14 44 (15.83%) JSON
14 44 (15.83%) Relational Database
14 44 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (15.47%) Linux
16 42 (15.11%) JSF
17 40 (14.39%) SQL Server
18 38 (13.67%) HTTP
19 35 (12.59%) C#
20 34 (12.23%) HTML5
21 32 (11.51%) ASP.NET
22 31 (11.15%) Waterfall
22 31 (11.15%) Unit Testing
23 30 (10.79%) Java EE
23 30 (10.79%) Data Modelling

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (8.27%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.55%) IIS
3 20 (7.19%) Tomcat
4 17 (6.12%) CMS
5 11 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.60%) Lync
7 8 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.88%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.88%) Apache
8 7 (2.52%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.52%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (2.16%) FileNet
10 5 (1.80%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (1.80%) WordPress
11 4 (1.44%) MS Project Server
11 4 (1.44%) nginx
11 4 (1.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.80%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.44%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (5.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Heroku
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.67%) HTTP
2 16 (5.76%) Reverse Proxy
2 16 (5.76%) Firewall
2 16 (5.76%) Internet
3 12 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (3.24%) Network Security
5 6 (2.16%) Intranet
6 5 (1.80%) DNS
6 5 (1.80%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.44%) SAN
7 4 (1.44%) LAN
7 4 (1.44%) WAN
8 3 (1.08%) DHCP
8 3 (1.08%) VPN
8 3 (1.08%) SSL
9 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.36%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.83%) Relational Database
2 40 (14.39%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.63%) Oracle Database
4 21 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 17 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.16%) MySQL
9 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.72%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.72%) PowerCenter
13 1 (0.36%) MS Access
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (9.71%) Subversion
2 13 (4.68%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.96%) Maven
4 9 (3.24%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.88%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.52%) Ant
6 7 (2.52%) Hudson
6 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Blend
7 5 (1.80%) JUnit
7 5 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.08%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.08%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.72%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.36%) LSMW
10 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
General
1 54 (19.42%) Finance
2 28 (10.07%) Banking
3 9 (3.24%) Retail
4 5 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.08%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 170 (61.15%) Developer
2 50 (17.99%) Java Developer
3 34 (12.23%) Architect
4 25 (8.99%) Designer
5 20 (7.19%) Java Architect
6 18 (6.47%) SharePoint Developer
7 17 (6.12%) Consultant
8 16 (5.76%) Front-End Developer
9 15 (5.40%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.04%) CLAS Consultant
11 13 (4.68%) Lead Developer
12 12 (4.32%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.32%) Applications Architect
13 11 (3.96%) SQL Developer
14 10 (3.60%) Web Developer
15 9 (3.24%) .NET Developer
15 9 (3.24%) Java Applications Architect
16 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Developer
16 8 (2.88%) Junior
17 7 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (38.13%) XML
2 81 (29.14%) HTML
3 68 (24.46%) SOAP
4 66 (23.74%) CSS
5 56 (20.14%) .NET
6 53 (19.06%) Hibernate
7 52 (18.71%) RESTful
8 45 (16.19%) jQuery
9 44 (15.83%) JSON
10 42 (15.11%) JSF
11 34 (12.23%) HTML5
12 32 (11.51%) ASP.NET
13 30 (10.79%) Java EE
14 27 (9.71%) JPA
14 27 (9.71%) Apache CXF
15 25 (8.99%) RichFaces
15 25 (8.99%) J2EE
16 23 (8.27%) Spring
17 20 (7.19%) REST
17 20 (7.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.76%) Open Source
2 11 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.60%) CESG
3 10 (3.60%) CESG CLAS
4 9 (3.24%) FMCG
5 7 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.80%) Animation
7 4 (1.44%) Kindle
7 4 (1.44%) Equities
7 4 (1.44%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.08%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.08%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.08%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (1.08%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.08%) Ontologies
8 3 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.47%) Linux
2 27 (9.71%) Mac OS X
3 18 (6.47%) UNIX
3 18 (6.47%) Windows
4 4 (1.44%) Solaris
5 3 (1.08%) AIX
5 3 (1.08%) HPUX
5 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.08%) Android
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.14%) SOA
2 46 (16.55%) OO
3 44 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (11.15%) Waterfall
4 31 (11.15%) Unit Testing
5 30 (10.79%) Data Modelling
6 29 (10.43%) Scrum
7 27 (9.71%) Web Development
7 27 (9.71%) Use Case
8 25 (8.99%) UML
9 24 (8.63%) Project Management
10 23 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (7.55%) Migration
12 20 (7.19%) Kalman Filter
13 19 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (6.12%) Workflow
15 16 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (5.40%) Release Management
16 15 (5.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 139 (50.00%) Java
2 82 (29.50%) JavaScript
2 82 (29.50%) SQL
3 35 (12.59%) C#
4 21 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 12 (4.32%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.32%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.96%) VBA
7 10 (3.60%) PHP
8 7 (2.52%) XAML
9 5 (1.80%) Python
10 4 (1.44%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.08%) Jython
12 2 (0.72%) Groovy
12 2 (0.72%) C++
13 1 (0.36%) C
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) VB
13 1 (0.36%) ABAP
13 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (5.04%) Degree
2 7 (2.52%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.96%) GPG13
2 10 (3.60%) QA
3 5 (1.80%) SLA
4 4 (1.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.08%) RHEV
2 3 (1.08%) KVM
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (1.80%) Vagrant
1 5 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.80%) Puppet
2 4 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.72%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Control-M
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Legato
4 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.36%) StatsD
4 1 (0.36%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 62 (22.30%) Oracle
2 52 (18.71%) JBoss
3 29 (10.43%) IBM
4 23 (8.27%) Microsoft
5 13 (4.68%) Sybase
6 11 (3.96%) Adobe
7 5 (1.80%) HP
7 5 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.44%) RightFax
8 4 (1.44%) Kofax
8 4 (1.44%) Lotus
8 4 (1.44%) Informatica
9 3 (1.08%) Citrix
9 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.08%) VMware
9 3 (1.08%) Twitter
9 3 (1.08%) Pega
10 2 (0.72%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.36%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.36%) SAP
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