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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 33 34 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +46
Contract jobs citing Web Services 137 147 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.25% 5.28% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.95% 18.26% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 90 17
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£388 £418 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% +15.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £491 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £34.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+28.67% +19.29%
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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
654 805 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.30% 28.92% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 441 276
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £46.25 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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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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 -18 59 £414 -8.05% 21
Glasgow +7 45 £350 -0.70% 12
Dundee -3 9 £350 - 1
Aberdeen +5 8 £438 +25.00%
Stirling +2 5 £401 -
Perth and Kinross - 3 £375 -
Renfrewshire +6 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 £338 -
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Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 125 (58.69%) Java
2 80 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (33.33%) SQL
4 67 (31.46%) XML
5 55 (25.82%) Oracle
5 55 (25.82%) Finance
5 55 (25.82%) Spring
6 53 (24.88%) JavaScript
7 48 (22.54%) Hibernate
8 44 (20.66%) HTML
9 43 (20.19%) SOA
10 41 (19.25%) RESTful
11 37 (17.37%) SQL Server
12 36 (16.90%) SOAP
13 35 (16.43%) Relational Database
14 33 (15.49%) CSS
14 33 (15.49%) PL/SQL
15 31 (14.55%) Banking
16 30 (14.08%) TDD
16 30 (14.08%) Data Modelling
17 29 (13.62%) Linux
17 29 (13.62%) Tomcat
18 28 (13.15%) Windows
18 28 (13.15%) J2EE
19 27 (12.68%) Oracle Database
20 26 (12.21%) REST
21 24 (11.27%) JPA
21 24 (11.27%) UNIX
21 24 (11.27%) JMS
22 23 (10.80%) RDBMS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 29 (13.62%) Tomcat
2 22 (10.33%) WebLogic
3 21 (9.86%) JBoss
4 14 (6.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (5.63%) IIS
6 11 (5.16%) Oracle Service Bus
7 9 (4.23%) CMS
8 8 (3.76%) Apache
9 7 (3.29%) FileNet
10 6 (2.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (2.35%) Node.js
11 5 (2.35%) WordPress
12 3 (1.41%) nginx
12 3 (1.41%) Drupal
12 3 (1.41%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.94%) CICS
13 2 (0.94%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.94%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 7 (3.29%) AutoCAD
1 7 (3.29%) Siemens NX
2 6 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.88%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Teamcenter
1 8 (3.76%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.16%) HTTP
1 11 (5.16%) Internet
2 4 (1.88%) Firewall
2 4 (1.88%) SSL
3 3 (1.41%) DMZ
3 3 (1.41%) VPN
3 3 (1.41%) LDAP
4 2 (0.94%) DNS
4 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.47%) SMTP
5 1 (0.47%) CTI
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.47%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.43%) Relational Database
3 27 (12.68%) Oracle Database
4 23 (10.80%) RDBMS
5 19 (8.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (3.29%) MySQL
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.47%) Big Data
14 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (9.86%) Ant
2 19 (8.92%) Maven
3 16 (7.51%) JUnit
4 14 (6.57%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.16%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.69%) Selenium
7 8 (3.76%) JIRA
8 7 (3.29%) Gradle
9 6 (2.82%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.82%) Subversion
9 6 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.35%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.35%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.35%) Hudson
10 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.88%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.88%) Fiddler
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.41%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.41%) QUnit
General
1 55 (25.82%) Finance
2 31 (14.55%) Banking
3 18 (8.45%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.41%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.41%) Games
5 3 (1.41%) Marketing
5 3 (1.41%) Law
5 3 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Publishing
6 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 122 (57.28%) Developer
2 76 (35.68%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.08%) Senior Developer
4 27 (12.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (8.92%) Designer
6 16 (7.51%) Consultant
7 13 (6.10%) Analyst
7 13 (6.10%) SOA Designer
8 12 (5.63%) Architect
9 10 (4.69%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.23%) Oracle Consultant
10 9 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) SOA Consultant
10 9 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Consultant
11 8 (3.76%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.82%) Lead Developer
12 6 (2.82%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.35%) Solutions Designer
13 5 (2.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (31.46%) XML
2 55 (25.82%) Spring
3 48 (22.54%) Hibernate
4 44 (20.66%) HTML
5 41 (19.25%) RESTful
6 36 (16.90%) SOAP
7 33 (15.49%) CSS
8 28 (13.15%) J2EE
9 26 (12.21%) REST
10 24 (11.27%) JMS
10 24 (11.27%) JPA
11 23 (10.80%) JSON
11 23 (10.80%) JSP
12 18 (8.45%) XSLT
12 18 (8.45%) HTML5
13 17 (7.98%) Java EE
13 17 (7.98%) XSL
13 17 (7.98%) .NET
13 17 (7.98%) DHTML
14 16 (7.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.76%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.76%) User Experience
3 7 (3.29%) iPad
3 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.82%) Thin Client
4 6 (2.82%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.35%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.35%) W3C
6 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.88%) Replication
6 4 (1.88%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.41%) New Media
8 2 (0.94%) PKI
8 2 (0.94%) GIS
8 2 (0.94%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.94%) DataPower
9 1 (0.47%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.47%) iPhone
9 1 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.62%) Linux
2 28 (13.15%) Windows
3 24 (11.27%) UNIX
4 8 (3.76%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.29%) Android
6 6 (2.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.94%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.47%) MVS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.19%) SOA
3 30 (14.08%) Data Modelling
3 30 (14.08%) TDD
4 22 (10.33%) Scrum
5 18 (8.45%) Unit Testing
6 17 (7.98%) Web Development
6 17 (7.98%) Workflow
6 17 (7.98%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (7.04%) Migration
8 14 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (6.10%) Content Management
9 13 (6.10%) OO
9 13 (6.10%) SDLC
10 12 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (5.16%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.69%) Wealth Management
12 10 (4.69%) MVC
12 10 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (4.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 125 (58.69%) Java
2 71 (33.33%) SQL
3 53 (24.88%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.49%) PL/SQL
5 13 (6.10%) C#
6 10 (4.69%) C++
6 10 (4.69%) C
7 9 (4.23%) VBA
8 8 (3.76%) XPath
8 8 (3.76%) Perl
8 8 (3.76%) PHP
8 8 (3.76%) Tcl
8 8 (3.76%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.41%) PHP5
9 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.41%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.41%) Ruby
10 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.94%) VB
11 1 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (4.23%) Degree
2 8 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.29%) ISEB
4 6 (2.82%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.47%) CISSP
8 1 (0.47%) PMP
8 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.41%) XenApp
3 3 (1.41%) vSphere
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.94%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.47%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) StatsD
3 1 (0.47%) logstash
3 1 (0.47%) Graphite
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 55 (25.82%) Oracle
2 16 (7.51%) Sybase
3 9 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.76%) webMethods
5 7 (3.29%) Adobe
5 7 (3.29%) Sun
6 6 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.35%) IBM
8 3 (1.41%) Cisco
8 3 (1.41%) Citrix
8 3 (1.41%) VMware
9 2 (0.94%) Charles River
9 2 (0.94%) Perforce
9 2 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.47%) Sophos
10 1 (0.47%) Alterian
10 1 (0.47%) SAP
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