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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 33 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 132 132 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.32% 4.12% 4.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.99% 20.82% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 82
Median daily rate £360 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
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
629 634 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.36% 19.79% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 304 422
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 July 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 July 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
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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 +23 93 £368 -8.41% 10
Glasgow -16 26 £350 - 7
Aberdeen +5 7 - -
Fife +9 3 £325 -3.70%
West Lothian - 3 £425 - 1
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 141 (56.85%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (55.24%) Java
3 93 (37.50%) Scrum
4 77 (31.05%) JavaScript
5 76 (30.65%) XML
5 76 (30.65%) Maven
6 71 (28.63%) REST
7 70 (28.23%) Open Source
8 63 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (25.00%) SOAP
9 62 (25.00%) HTML
10 56 (22.58%) SQL
11 54 (21.77%) Python
11 54 (21.77%) SDLC
12 52 (20.97%) TDD
13 51 (20.56%) JIRA
14 50 (20.16%) Gradle
15 47 (18.95%) AngularJS
16 45 (18.15%) PostGIS
16 45 (18.15%) GIS
16 45 (18.15%) SOA
16 45 (18.15%) GeoServer
17 44 (17.74%) Spring
18 42 (16.94%) ESRI
18 42 (16.94%) Oracle
18 42 (16.94%) Leaflet
18 42 (16.94%) User Experience
18 42 (16.94%) OpenLayers
19 41 (16.53%) Banking
20 39 (15.73%) CSS

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 45 (18.15%) GeoServer
2 39 (15.73%) JBoss
3 12 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (3.23%) IIS
5 7 (2.82%) CMS
5 7 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.42%) Apache
7 5 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.21%) Drupal
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.81%) Confluence
10 2 (0.81%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 2 (0.81%) nginx
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (5.24%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.40%) DOC1
3 1 (0.40%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.85%) HTTP
2 8 (3.23%) SSL
3 6 (2.42%) LDAP
4 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.02%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.61%) DNS
5 4 (1.61%) SSH
5 4 (1.61%) WAN
6 3 (1.21%) Firewall
6 3 (1.21%) LAN
6 3 (1.21%) VLAN
7 2 (0.81%) FTP
7 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.81%) Internet
7 2 (0.81%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.40%) DHCP
8 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.40%) SAN
8 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.15%) GIS
2 25 (10.08%) NoSQL
3 22 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.26%) Oracle Database
5 17 (6.85%) Spatial Data
6 10 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.82%) MySQL
9 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.21%) MS Access
11 3 (1.21%) QGIS
11 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.21%) SQLite
12 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (30.65%) Maven
2 51 (20.56%) JIRA
3 50 (20.16%) Gradle
4 39 (15.73%) Selenium
5 38 (15.32%) Subversion
6 37 (14.92%) Cucumber
7 36 (14.52%) JBehave
8 34 (13.71%) Eclipse
9 31 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 26 (10.48%) Git (software)
11 25 (10.08%) Artifactory
12 22 (8.87%) JUnit
13 16 (6.45%) Mockito
14 14 (5.65%) Bitbucket
15 7 (2.82%) Fiddler
15 7 (2.82%) GitLab
15 7 (2.82%) SoapUI
16 6 (2.42%) TeamCity
16 6 (2.42%) Visual Studio
17 5 (2.02%) NUnit
General
1 41 (16.53%) Banking
2 23 (9.27%) Finance
3 6 (2.42%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.61%) Front Office
5 2 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) German Language
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (59.68%) Developer
2 54 (21.77%) Java Developer
3 43 (17.34%) GIS Developer
4 27 (10.89%) Analyst
5 20 (8.06%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.26%) Web Developer
7 17 (6.85%) Architect
7 17 (6.85%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
9 15 (6.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (4.84%) GIS Web Developer
12 8 (3.23%) Consultant
12 8 (3.23%) Open Source Developer
12 8 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.82%) BizTalk Developer
13 7 (2.82%) SharePoint Developer
13 7 (2.82%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.42%) Administrator
14 6 (2.42%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.65%) XML
2 71 (28.63%) REST
3 62 (25.00%) HTML
3 62 (25.00%) SOAP
4 47 (18.95%) AngularJS
5 45 (18.15%) PostGIS
6 44 (17.74%) Spring
7 42 (16.94%) Leaflet
7 42 (16.94%) OpenLayers
8 39 (15.73%) CSS
9 36 (14.52%) .NET
9 36 (14.52%) RESTful
10 32 (12.90%) Java EE
11 31 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 31 (12.50%) JSON
12 28 (11.29%) XSLT
13 25 (10.08%) HTML5
14 23 (9.27%) JPA
15 21 (8.47%) Middleware
16 20 (8.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.94%) User Experience
2 25 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.03%) iPad
4 10 (4.03%) Mainframe
5 9 (3.63%) Clustering
6 7 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.42%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.42%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.42%) PKI
8 5 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.61%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.81%) DataPower
11 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.81%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.29%) Windows
2 23 (9.27%) Unix
3 20 (8.06%) Linux
4 10 (4.03%) Solaris
5 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.81%) Android
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (56.85%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (37.50%) Scrum
3 70 (28.23%) Open Source
4 63 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (21.77%) SDLC
6 52 (20.97%) TDD
7 45 (18.15%) SOA
8 38 (15.32%) Microservices
9 34 (13.71%) MVC
9 34 (13.71%) Web Development
10 30 (12.10%) BDD
10 30 (12.10%) Kanban
11 27 (10.89%) User Stories
12 20 (8.06%) OO
13 18 (7.26%) Unit Testing
14 17 (6.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (6.85%) Workflow
15 16 (6.45%) Front End Development
15 16 (6.45%) Mentoring
15 16 (6.45%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (55.24%) Java
2 77 (31.05%) JavaScript
3 56 (22.58%) SQL
4 54 (21.77%) Python
5 25 (10.08%) C#
6 14 (5.65%) PL/SQL
7 12 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.03%) VB
9 9 (3.63%) VBA
10 8 (3.23%) Perl
10 8 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.82%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.42%) PHP
12 6 (2.42%) Ruby
13 4 (1.61%) C
13 4 (1.61%) VBScript
14 3 (1.21%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.21%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.81%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 13 (5.24%) Degree
2 9 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.40%) IISP
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.68%) QA
2 23 (9.27%) WCAG
3 11 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.81%) HL7
4 2 (0.81%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (2.42%) Veritas File System
2 6 (2.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (1.61%) Docker
4 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) KVM
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.40%) RHEV
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (10.08%) Ansible
2 6 (2.42%) Nagios
2 6 (2.42%) TADDM
3 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.81%) Graphite
3 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.81%) Kibana
3 2 (0.81%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (16.94%) ESRI
1 42 (16.94%) Oracle
2 28 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.24%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.82%) Nintex
5 6 (2.42%) IBM
5 6 (2.42%) Veritas
6 5 (2.02%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.61%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.21%) HP
8 3 (1.21%) Sybase
8 3 (1.21%) VMware
9 2 (0.81%) Citrix
9 2 (0.81%) Kony
9 2 (0.81%) Remedy
9 2 (0.81%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.40%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.40%) Logi Analytics
10 1 (0.40%) Perforce
10 1 (0.40%) Telerik
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