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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 55 55 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing Web Services 117 85 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.03% 2.84% 5.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.97% 13.64% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 96
Median daily rate £375 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.76%
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
586 623 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.21% 20.83% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 313 489
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +33 89 £400 +6.66% 5
Glasgow -7 21 £325 - 9
Aberdeen +7 3 - - 1
West Lothian - 2 £423 -
Fife +7 1 £325 -3.70%
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 152 (54.09%) Java
2 150 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (31.32%) JavaScript
4 82 (29.18%) REST
5 72 (25.62%) AngularJS
6 71 (25.27%) Scrum
7 69 (24.56%) Open Source
8 67 (23.84%) XML
9 60 (21.35%) SOAP
9 60 (21.35%) Maven
10 56 (19.93%) HTML
10 56 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (19.22%) SDLC
12 53 (18.86%) SQL
12 53 (18.86%) Linux
13 52 (18.51%) Python
13 52 (18.51%) JIRA
14 50 (17.79%) Gradle
15 48 (17.08%) CSS
16 44 (15.66%) Oracle
16 44 (15.66%) Spring
16 44 (15.66%) GIS
16 44 (15.66%) PostGIS
16 44 (15.66%) GeoServer
17 43 (15.30%) Microservices
17 43 (15.30%) TDD
18 42 (14.95%) OpenLayers
19 41 (14.59%) Windows
19 41 (14.59%) Leaflet
19 41 (14.59%) RESTful

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 44 (15.66%) GeoServer
2 27 (9.61%) JBoss
3 18 (6.41%) Apache
4 14 (4.98%) IIS
4 14 (4.98%) Node.js
4 14 (4.98%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.85%) MQSeries
6 8 (2.85%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 7 (2.49%) nginx
7 7 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.14%) CICS
8 6 (2.14%) CMS
8 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.78%) Confluence
9 5 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (3.91%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.20%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.49%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (2.49%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.23%) HTTP
2 10 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.85%) FTP
3 8 (2.85%) HTTPS
3 8 (2.85%) WinSCP
4 7 (2.49%) SSL
5 6 (2.14%) DNS
5 6 (2.14%) Firewall
5 6 (2.14%) LAN
5 6 (2.14%) LDAP
5 6 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (2.14%) WAN
6 5 (1.78%) VLAN
7 3 (1.07%) Internet
7 3 (1.07%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.36%) DHCP
8 1 (0.36%) SAN
8 1 (0.36%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.66%) GIS
2 33 (11.74%) NoSQL
3 25 (8.90%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.49%) MySQL
8 6 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.42%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.07%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (21.35%) Maven
2 52 (18.51%) JIRA
3 50 (17.79%) Gradle
4 39 (13.88%) Selenium
5 33 (11.74%) Cucumber
6 32 (11.39%) JBehave
7 30 (10.68%) Subversion
8 29 (10.32%) Eclipse
9 28 (9.96%) Git (software)
10 26 (9.25%) JUnit
11 23 (8.19%) Mockito
12 19 (6.76%) Jenkins
13 18 (6.41%) Bitbucket
14 12 (4.27%) Artifactory
15 9 (3.20%) ClearCase
15 9 (3.20%) SoapUI
16 8 (2.85%) XMLSpy
17 6 (2.14%) gulp
18 5 (1.78%) NUnit
18 5 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (13.17%) Banking
2 36 (12.81%) Finance
3 6 (2.14%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.78%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.78%) Law
4 5 (1.78%) Legal
5 2 (0.71%) Front Office
6 1 (0.36%) German Language
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 140 (49.82%) Developer
2 39 (13.88%) Analyst
2 39 (13.88%) GIS Developer
3 33 (11.74%) Java Developer
4 20 (7.12%) Architect
5 19 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 17 (6.05%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (5.34%) Consultant
7 15 (5.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (5.34%) Web Developer
8 10 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (3.56%) PHP Developer
8 10 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.20%) BizTalk Developer
9 9 (3.20%) Test Analyst
10 8 (2.85%) GIS Web Developer
10 8 (2.85%) Security Analyst
10 8 (2.85%) Senior Developer
10 8 (2.85%) Tester
11 7 (2.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (29.18%) REST
2 72 (25.62%) AngularJS
3 67 (23.84%) XML
4 60 (21.35%) SOAP
5 56 (19.93%) HTML
6 48 (17.08%) CSS
7 44 (15.66%) PostGIS
7 44 (15.66%) Spring
8 42 (14.95%) OpenLayers
9 41 (14.59%) Leaflet
9 41 (14.59%) RESTful
10 38 (13.52%) JSON
11 35 (12.46%) .NET
11 35 (12.46%) HTML5
12 32 (11.39%) CSS3
13 27 (9.61%) Middleware
14 26 (9.25%) React
15 23 (8.19%) Java EE
16 22 (7.83%) Hibernate
16 22 (7.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.17%) User Experience
2 29 (10.32%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.34%) iPad
5 14 (4.98%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.98%) DataPower
6 12 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.56%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.85%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.85%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.85%) SWIFT
9 7 (2.49%) Clustering
10 6 (2.14%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.14%) PKI
11 3 (1.07%) iPhone
11 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.71%) Minimum Viable Product
12 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.86%) Linux
2 41 (14.59%) Windows
3 34 (12.10%) Unix
4 15 (5.34%) Solaris
5 14 (4.98%) Mac OS X
6 10 (3.56%) AIX
7 8 (2.85%) Android
8 7 (2.49%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.49%) HPUX
9 6 (2.14%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.07%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (25.27%) Scrum
3 69 (24.56%) Open Source
4 56 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (19.22%) SDLC
6 43 (15.30%) Microservices
6 43 (15.30%) TDD
7 40 (14.23%) SOA
7 40 (14.23%) Web Development
8 37 (13.17%) MVC
9 30 (10.68%) Kanban
10 29 (10.32%) User Stories
11 28 (9.96%) BDD
12 25 (8.90%) OO
12 25 (8.90%) Waterfall
13 23 (8.19%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (8.19%) Software Testing
13 23 (8.19%) Unit Testing
14 20 (7.12%) Project Management
15 18 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (54.09%) Java
2 88 (31.32%) JavaScript
3 53 (18.86%) SQL
4 52 (18.51%) Python
5 25 (8.90%) C#
6 11 (3.91%) PHP
7 10 (3.56%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.20%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.85%) Perl
9 8 (2.85%) PHP 5
10 6 (2.14%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.14%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.14%) Ruby
10 6 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.14%) VBA
11 4 (1.42%) VB
12 3 (1.07%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.71%) AspectJ
13 2 (0.71%) C
14 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (5.69%) Degree
2 5 (1.78%) CISSP
3 4 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.07%) IISP
4 3 (1.07%) ISEB
4 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.36%) MCSE
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.03%) QA
2 19 (6.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (3.91%) WCAG
4 8 (2.85%) HL7
4 8 (2.85%) SEPA
5 5 (1.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.85%) Docker
2 6 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (2.14%) Veritas File System
2 6 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (1.78%) ClearTrust
4 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) KVM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.36%) RHEV
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (6.05%) Ansible
2 8 (2.85%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.49%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.14%) Nagios
4 6 (2.14%) TADDM
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.71%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.36%) Control-M
6 1 (0.36%) Graphite
6 1 (0.36%) Kibana
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (15.66%) Oracle
2 39 (13.88%) ESRI
3 24 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.56%) IBM
4 10 (3.56%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.85%) HP
5 8 (2.85%) Remedy
6 7 (2.49%) Kony
6 7 (2.49%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.14%) Veritas
8 5 (1.78%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.07%) Nintex
9 3 (1.07%) VMware
10 2 (0.71%) Citrix
10 2 (0.71%) Sybase
10 2 (0.71%) Talend
11 1 (0.36%) PayPal
11 1 (0.36%) Percona
11 1 (0.36%) SAP
11 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
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