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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 38 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 121 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.35% 2.55% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.43% 10.11% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 27 30
Average daily rate
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£439 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £246 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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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
784 613 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.19% 25.24% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 297 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +23 61 £450 +9.09% 5
Glasgow -7 37 £358 +4.00% 16
Aberdeen - 7 £350 - 1
Dundee - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £450 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (51.29%) Java
2 102 (37.64%) XML
3 83 (30.63%) SQL
4 82 (30.26%) HTML
5 80 (29.52%) JavaScript
6 75 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (24.72%) CSS
8 66 (24.35%) SOAP
9 61 (22.51%) Oracle
10 57 (21.03%) Finance
11 53 (19.56%) RESTful
12 52 (19.19%) .NET
13 48 (17.71%) JBoss
14 47 (17.34%) OO
14 47 (17.34%) Hibernate
14 47 (17.34%) Relational Database
15 46 (16.97%) jQuery
16 45 (16.61%) SOA
17 44 (16.24%) JSON
18 41 (15.13%) Linux
19 38 (14.02%) SQL Server
19 38 (14.02%) HTTP
20 36 (13.28%) JSF
21 34 (12.55%) HTML5
22 31 (11.44%) Unit Testing
22 31 (11.44%) Data Modelling
23 30 (11.07%) IBM
23 30 (11.07%) C#
23 30 (11.07%) Banking
24 29 (10.70%) ASP.NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.75%) IIS
2 21 (7.75%) Tomcat
3 19 (7.01%) CMS
4 13 (4.80%) Apache
5 12 (4.43%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.69%) Lync
7 9 (3.32%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.95%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.95%) FileNet
8 8 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.85%) WordPress
9 5 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.48%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.48%) nginx
10 4 (1.48%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.11%) MS Project
3 3 (1.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Heroku
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.02%) HTTP
2 16 (5.90%) Internet
3 15 (5.54%) Firewall
4 13 (4.80%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (4.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (3.32%) Network Security
7 6 (2.21%) Intranet
8 4 (1.48%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.48%) DNS
9 3 (1.11%) SSL
9 3 (1.11%) SAN
9 3 (1.11%) LAN
9 3 (1.11%) WAN
10 2 (0.74%) DHCP
10 2 (0.74%) VPN
11 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.37%) VLAN
11 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.34%) Relational Database
2 38 (14.02%) SQL Server
3 25 (9.23%) Oracle Database
4 20 (7.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (7.01%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.58%) MySQL
10 4 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.11%) Big Data
12 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.74%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.74%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.37%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 26 (9.59%) Subversion
2 10 (3.69%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.32%) Maven
3 9 (3.32%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Blend
5 6 (2.21%) JUnit
6 5 (1.85%) Ant
6 5 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.48%) Hudson
8 3 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.11%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.11%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.74%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.37%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
General
1 57 (21.03%) Finance
2 30 (11.07%) Banking
3 9 (3.32%) Retail
4 5 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.11%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 176 (64.94%) Developer
2 60 (22.14%) Java Developer
3 25 (9.23%) Designer
4 22 (8.12%) Architect
5 18 (6.64%) Consultant
6 17 (6.27%) SharePoint Developer
7 16 (5.90%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.90%) Front-End Developer
8 15 (5.54%) CLAS Consultant
9 13 (4.80%) Java Architect
9 13 (4.80%) Lead Developer
9 13 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.06%) SQL Developer
11 10 (3.69%) Web Developer
12 8 (2.95%) Junior
12 8 (2.95%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.58%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.58%) Junior Java Architect
13 7 (2.58%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (37.64%) XML
2 82 (30.26%) HTML
3 67 (24.72%) CSS
4 66 (24.35%) SOAP
5 53 (19.56%) RESTful
6 52 (19.19%) .NET
7 47 (17.34%) Hibernate
8 46 (16.97%) jQuery
9 44 (16.24%) JSON
10 36 (13.28%) JSF
11 34 (12.55%) HTML5
12 29 (10.70%) ASP.NET
13 28 (10.33%) J2EE
14 26 (9.59%) Spring
14 26 (9.59%) Java EE
14 26 (9.59%) Apache CXF
15 23 (8.49%) JSP
16 22 (8.12%) Drools
17 21 (7.75%) RichFaces
17 21 (7.75%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.86%) User Experience
2 16 (5.90%) Open Source
3 13 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.69%) CESG
4 10 (3.69%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (3.32%) FMCG
6 7 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.85%) Animation
7 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.48%) Kindle
8 4 (1.48%) Equities
8 4 (1.48%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.48%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.11%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.11%) Ontologies
9 3 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (1.11%) DataPower
9 3 (1.11%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.13%) Linux
2 27 (9.96%) Mac OS X
3 16 (5.90%) UNIX
4 15 (5.54%) Windows
5 4 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.11%) Solaris
6 3 (1.11%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.74%) AIX
7 2 (0.74%) HPUX
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.34%) OO
3 45 (16.61%) SOA
4 31 (11.44%) Data Modelling
4 31 (11.44%) Unit Testing
5 28 (10.33%) Waterfall
6 27 (9.96%) Use Case
6 27 (9.96%) Web Development
6 27 (9.96%) UML
7 26 (9.59%) Scrum
8 25 (9.23%) Mentoring
9 23 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (7.75%) Project Management
11 19 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (7.01%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (6.64%) BPMN
12 18 (6.64%) Migration
13 17 (6.27%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (5.17%) OOP
14 14 (5.17%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 139 (51.29%) Java
2 83 (30.63%) SQL
3 80 (29.52%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.07%) C#
5 24 (8.86%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.43%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.06%) PHP
7 11 (4.06%) VBA
8 10 (3.69%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.58%) XAML
10 5 (1.85%) Python
11 4 (1.48%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.11%) Jython
13 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.74%) Groovy
13 2 (0.74%) SOQL
13 2 (0.74%) C++
13 2 (0.74%) Perl
14 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (4.06%) Degree
2 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.37%) ISEB
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.06%) GPG13
2 9 (3.32%) QA
3 4 (1.48%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.74%) KVM
2 2 (0.74%) RHEV
3 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.74%) Puppet
2 2 (0.74%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.74%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.37%) StatsD
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.37%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.37%) Legato
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Control-M
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 61 (22.51%) Oracle
2 48 (17.71%) JBoss
3 30 (11.07%) IBM
4 21 (7.75%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.17%) Sybase
6 11 (4.06%) Adobe
7 5 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.85%) Pega
8 4 (1.48%) RightFax
8 4 (1.48%) Lotus
8 4 (1.48%) Kofax
8 4 (1.48%) HP
8 4 (1.48%) Informatica
9 3 (1.11%) Twitter
9 3 (1.11%) Google
10 2 (0.74%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.74%) Kony
10 2 (0.74%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.74%) VMware
10 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
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