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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 29 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 123 126 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.49% 3.85% 4.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.84% 19.44% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 60 78
Median daily rate £350 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.43%
Web Services
UK

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
620 648 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.69% 19.78% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 329 404
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 84 £350 -15.15% 6
Glasgow +3 30 £350 -0.70% 8
Aberdeen +6 5 - -
Fife - 3 £325 -
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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.

1 149 (61.83%) Java
1 149 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (42.32%) Scrum
3 89 (36.93%) Maven
3 89 (36.93%) XML
4 80 (33.20%) JavaScript
4 80 (33.20%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (32.37%) Open Source
6 73 (30.29%) SOAP
7 69 (28.63%) REST
8 66 (27.39%) HTML
9 62 (25.73%) TDD
10 57 (23.65%) Python
10 57 (23.65%) SOA
11 55 (22.82%) JIRA
12 54 (22.41%) SDLC
12 54 (22.41%) SQL
13 53 (21.99%) JBoss
14 50 (20.75%) Gradle
15 48 (19.92%) Oracle
15 48 (19.92%) Subversion
16 47 (19.50%) Spring
17 45 (18.67%) Hibernate
18 44 (18.26%) GIS
18 44 (18.26%) PostGIS
18 44 (18.26%) GeoServer
18 44 (18.26%) Java EE
19 42 (17.43%) OpenLayers
19 42 (17.43%) User Experience
19 42 (17.43%) Leaflet

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 53 (21.99%) JBoss
2 44 (18.26%) GeoServer
3 11 (4.56%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.90%) IIS
4 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.49%) CMS
5 6 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.66%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.24%) Apache
8 3 (1.24%) Drupal
8 3 (1.24%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.41%) Confluence
10 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (5.39%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.41%) DOC1
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (4.98%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.24%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.15%) HTTP
2 6 (2.49%) SSL
3 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.07%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.66%) SSH
4 4 (1.66%) WAN
5 3 (1.24%) DNS
5 3 (1.24%) Firewall
5 3 (1.24%) LAN
5 3 (1.24%) LDAP
5 3 (1.24%) VLAN
6 2 (0.83%) Internet
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) SAN
7 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.26%) GIS
2 26 (10.79%) Oracle Database
3 24 (9.96%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.47%) SQL Server
5 16 (6.64%) Spatial Data
6 10 (4.15%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.73%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.32%) MySQL
9 4 (1.66%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.24%) MS Access
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.83%) QGIS
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.83%) SQLite
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (36.93%) Maven
2 55 (22.82%) JIRA
3 50 (20.75%) Gradle
4 48 (19.92%) Subversion
5 40 (16.60%) Eclipse
5 40 (16.60%) Selenium
6 37 (15.35%) Cucumber
7 36 (14.94%) JBehave
8 33 (13.69%) Jenkins
9 26 (10.79%) Artifactory
10 25 (10.37%) Git (software)
11 21 (8.71%) JUnit
12 13 (5.39%) Mockito
13 12 (4.98%) Bitbucket
14 10 (4.15%) SoapUI
15 7 (2.90%) Fiddler
16 6 (2.49%) GitLab
16 6 (2.49%) TeamCity
17 5 (2.07%) NUnit
17 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (14.52%) Banking
2 15 (6.22%) Finance
3 5 (2.07%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.66%) Front Office
5 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (64.73%) Developer
2 78 (32.37%) Java Developer
3 42 (17.43%) GIS Developer
4 24 (9.96%) Analyst
5 20 (8.30%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.88%) Business Analyst
6 19 (7.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (7.05%) Web Developer
8 16 (6.64%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (5.81%) Architect
10 12 (4.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (4.98%) GIS Web Developer
11 9 (3.73%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.32%) Consultant
12 8 (3.32%) Open Source Developer
13 7 (2.90%) SharePoint Developer
14 6 (2.49%) Developer in Test
14 6 (2.49%) Integration Developer
14 6 (2.49%) MongoDB Developer
14 6 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (36.93%) XML
2 73 (30.29%) SOAP
3 69 (28.63%) REST
4 66 (27.39%) HTML
5 47 (19.50%) Spring
6 45 (18.67%) Hibernate
7 44 (18.26%) Java EE
7 44 (18.26%) PostGIS
8 42 (17.43%) Leaflet
8 42 (17.43%) OpenLayers
8 42 (17.43%) XSLT
9 38 (15.77%) AngularJS
10 34 (14.11%) CSS
10 34 (14.11%) RESTful
11 32 (13.28%) JMS
12 31 (12.86%) JPA
13 29 (12.03%) Drools
13 29 (12.03%) jBPM
14 28 (11.62%) .NET
15 27 (11.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.43%) User Experience
2 26 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.73%) iPad
4 7 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.49%) Clustering
5 6 (2.49%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.66%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.66%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.66%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.66%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (1.66%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.24%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.24%) PKI
7 3 (1.24%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.83%) Replication
8 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.13%) Windows
2 17 (7.05%) Unix
3 10 (4.15%) Linux
4 7 (2.90%) Solaris
5 4 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.66%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) AIX
7 1 (0.41%) HPUX
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (42.32%) Scrum
3 80 (33.20%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (32.37%) Open Source
5 62 (25.73%) TDD
6 57 (23.65%) SOA
7 54 (22.41%) SDLC
8 37 (15.35%) Microservices
9 32 (13.28%) Kanban
10 31 (12.86%) BDD
10 31 (12.86%) MVC
11 30 (12.45%) Web Development
12 28 (11.62%) User Stories
13 25 (10.37%) Open Source Development
14 18 (7.47%) Mentoring
14 18 (7.47%) Unit Testing
14 18 (7.47%) Workflow
15 17 (7.05%) Coaching
15 17 (7.05%) OO
16 16 (6.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 149 (61.83%) Java
2 80 (33.20%) JavaScript
3 57 (23.65%) Python
4 54 (22.41%) SQL
5 19 (7.88%) C#
6 16 (6.64%) PL/SQL
7 12 (4.98%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.73%) VB
9 8 (3.32%) C
9 8 (3.32%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.49%) VBA
11 5 (2.07%) Perl
11 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.07%) VBScript
12 4 (1.66%) PHP
13 3 (1.24%) Ruby
13 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.83%) AspectJ
14 2 (0.83%) Groovy
14 2 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (3.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.49%) Degree
3 3 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) CISSP
5 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.41%) MCSE
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.37%) QA
2 23 (9.54%) WCAG
3 7 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.24%) Docker
2 3 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.24%) Veritas File System
2 3 (1.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) KVM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.41%) RHEV
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (9.54%) Ansible
2 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.24%) Kibana
2 3 (1.24%) Nagios
2 3 (1.24%) TADDM
3 2 (0.83%) Graphite
3 2 (0.83%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.41%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 48 (19.92%) Oracle
2 42 (17.43%) ESRI
3 29 (12.03%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.30%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.90%) IBM
5 7 (2.90%) Nintex
6 5 (2.07%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.66%) ForgeRock
7 4 (1.66%) HP
8 3 (1.24%) Veritas
9 2 (0.83%) Citrix
9 2 (0.83%) Reuters
9 2 (0.83%) Sybase
9 2 (0.83%) VMware
10 1 (0.41%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.41%) Logi Analytics
10 1 (0.41%) Perforce
10 1 (0.41%) Telerik
10 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.41%) Zend
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