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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 52 27 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +35
Contract jobs citing Web Services 83 143 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.81% 5.57% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.56% 18.57% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 91 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £309 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.92%
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
612 770 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.68% 29.98% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 485 374
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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
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 May 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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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 -33 30 £375 -16.66% 16
Glasgow -14 29 £325 -7.14% 11
Stirling +2 9 £413 -0.60% 1
Perth and Kinross - 3 £375 - 1
Aberdeen +2 2 £438 +16.66%
Dundee - 2 - - 7
Fife - 2 £338 -
Renfrewshire -2 1 - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 113 (59.16%) Java
2 73 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (36.65%) SQL
4 65 (34.03%) XML
5 51 (26.70%) JavaScript
6 50 (26.18%) Relational Database
7 49 (25.65%) Spring
8 47 (24.61%) Finance
9 45 (23.56%) Oracle
10 43 (22.51%) SQL Server
11 42 (21.99%) Hibernate
12 39 (20.42%) PL/SQL
12 39 (20.42%) RESTful
13 38 (19.90%) .NET
14 35 (18.32%) HTML
14 35 (18.32%) Linux
15 34 (17.80%) SOA
16 33 (17.28%) SOAP
16 33 (17.28%) CSS
16 33 (17.28%) Banking
17 28 (14.66%) JSP
17 28 (14.66%) JSON
18 27 (14.14%) RDBMS
19 26 (13.61%) Data Modelling
19 26 (13.61%) Scrum
20 23 (12.04%) JMS
20 23 (12.04%) HTTP
20 23 (12.04%) Tomcat
21 22 (11.52%) UNIX
21 22 (11.52%) C#

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (12.04%) Tomcat
2 19 (9.95%) JBoss
3 15 (7.85%) CMS
4 14 (7.33%) IIS
5 12 (6.28%) WebLogic
6 11 (5.76%) WordPress
7 10 (5.24%) Apache
8 9 (4.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (4.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (4.19%) nginx
10 7 (3.66%) FileNet
11 6 (3.14%) Umbraco
12 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
12 5 (2.62%) GlassFish
13 3 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
14 2 (1.05%) Drupal
14 2 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.52%) Node.js
15 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Office
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.52%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Taleo
3 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.04%) HTTP
2 9 (4.71%) SSL
3 7 (3.66%) Internet
4 4 (2.09%) Firewall
5 3 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.57%) Network Security
5 3 (1.57%) LDAP
6 2 (1.05%) DNS
6 2 (1.05%) Intranet
7 1 (0.52%) AMQP
7 1 (0.52%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.52%) VLAN
7 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.52%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.52%) LAN
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) SMTP
7 1 (0.52%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.18%) Relational Database
2 43 (22.51%) SQL Server
3 27 (14.14%) RDBMS
4 17 (8.90%) Oracle Database
5 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (6.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (5.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (4.71%) MySQL
8 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.09%) DB2
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.05%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (8.90%) Ant
2 14 (7.33%) Maven
3 11 (5.76%) Eclipse
4 10 (5.24%) JUnit
4 10 (5.24%) Selenium
4 10 (5.24%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.71%) Fiddler
6 8 (4.19%) Subversion
6 8 (4.19%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (4.19%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.66%) Hudson
7 7 (3.66%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.66%) Gradle
7 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (3.14%) JIRA
9 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.57%) Toad
10 3 (1.57%) NUnit
General
1 47 (24.61%) Finance
2 33 (17.28%) Banking
3 13 (6.81%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.09%) Local Government
5 3 (1.57%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Front Office
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 116 (60.73%) Developer
2 59 (30.89%) Java Developer
3 38 (19.90%) Senior Developer
4 28 (14.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (6.28%) Analyst
5 12 (6.28%) Software Engineer
5 12 (6.28%) Designer
6 10 (5.24%) SQL Developer
7 9 (4.71%) Solutions Designer
8 8 (4.19%) Technical Leader
9 7 (3.66%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.14%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.14%) Administrator
11 5 (2.62%) Windows Administrator
12 4 (2.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (2.09%) Lead Java Developer
12 4 (2.09%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (2.09%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (2.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (34.03%) XML
2 49 (25.65%) Spring
3 42 (21.99%) Hibernate
4 39 (20.42%) RESTful
5 38 (19.90%) .NET
6 35 (18.32%) HTML
7 33 (17.28%) CSS
7 33 (17.28%) SOAP
8 28 (14.66%) JSP
8 28 (14.66%) JSON
9 23 (12.04%) JMS
10 20 (10.47%) J2EE
10 20 (10.47%) ASP.NET
11 18 (9.42%) Java EE
11 18 (9.42%) JPA
12 13 (6.81%) jQuery
13 12 (6.28%) Servlets
13 12 (6.28%) EJB
14 11 (5.76%) DHTML
14 11 (5.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.19%) Replication
2 8 (4.19%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.66%) Digital Media
4 6 (3.14%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.14%) W3C
4 6 (3.14%) User Experience
5 5 (2.62%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.62%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.57%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.05%) PKI
8 2 (1.05%) Clustering
8 2 (1.05%) iPad
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) VSAM
9 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.32%) Linux
2 22 (11.52%) UNIX
3 21 (10.99%) Windows
4 10 (5.24%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.66%) Android
6 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.52%) zOS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.80%) SOA
3 26 (13.61%) Data Modelling
3 26 (13.61%) Scrum
4 22 (11.52%) TDD
5 21 (10.99%) Unit Testing
6 19 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (9.95%) Web Development
7 18 (9.42%) OO
7 18 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (8.90%) SDLC
9 16 (8.38%) Software Engineering
10 15 (7.85%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.28%) Waterfall
11 12 (6.28%) BDD
11 12 (6.28%) Content Management
12 11 (5.76%) Workflow
13 10 (5.24%) MVC
14 9 (4.71%) Wealth Management
15 8 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (59.16%) Java
2 70 (36.65%) SQL
3 51 (26.70%) JavaScript
4 39 (20.42%) PL/SQL
5 22 (11.52%) C#
6 12 (6.28%) PHP
7 10 (5.24%) C++
7 10 (5.24%) Perl
7 10 (5.24%) VBA
8 8 (4.19%) PHP5
9 7 (3.66%) VB
10 6 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.14%) Ruby
11 5 (2.62%) Groovy
11 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.62%) Jython
11 5 (2.62%) Python
11 5 (2.62%) C
12 4 (2.09%) VB6
13 3 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.81%) Degree
2 9 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.14%) ISEB
3 6 (3.14%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) PMP
5 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.09%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) RACF
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (0.52%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.52%) Nagios
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) StatsD
3 1 (0.52%) logstash
3 1 (0.52%) Graphite
Vendors
1 45 (23.56%) Oracle
2 16 (8.38%) Sybase
3 8 (4.19%) IBM
4 7 (3.66%) Sun
5 6 (3.14%) Adobe
6 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.52%) webMethods
9 1 (0.52%) Sophos
9 1 (0.52%) Charles River
9 1 (0.52%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.52%) Alterian
9 1 (0.52%) Pega
9 1 (0.52%) PayPal
9 1 (0.52%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.52%) SAP
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