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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 37 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 114 58 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.25% 2.59% 3.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.54% 9.97% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 32 52
Average daily rate
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£388 £309 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% -17.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £399 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
Web Services
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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
650 582 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.25% 26.01% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 304 329
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Glasgow +13 54 £369 +22.91% 23
Edinburgh 0 33 £375 +7.14% 18
Stirling - 9 £440 -
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 117 (54.93%) Java
2 84 (39.44%) SQL
3 55 (25.82%) .NET
3 55 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (25.35%) Oracle
4 54 (25.35%) HTML
4 54 (25.35%) XML
5 53 (24.88%) JavaScript
6 49 (23.00%) Finance
7 47 (22.07%) SQL Server
8 46 (21.60%) Relational Database
9 42 (19.72%) CSS
9 42 (19.72%) Linux
10 38 (17.84%) C#
11 37 (17.37%) PL/SQL
11 37 (17.37%) SOAP
12 36 (16.90%) ASP.NET
13 33 (15.49%) SOA
14 30 (14.08%) Hibernate
14 30 (14.08%) Banking
15 26 (12.21%) Spring
15 26 (12.21%) OO
16 25 (11.74%) UNIX
17 24 (11.27%) JBoss
17 24 (11.27%) J2EE
17 24 (11.27%) MVC
18 23 (10.80%) jQuery
19 22 (10.33%) JSP
19 22 (10.33%) HTTP
20 21 (9.86%) CMS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (11.27%) JBoss
2 21 (9.86%) CMS
3 20 (9.39%) WebSphere
4 16 (7.51%) WebLogic
5 15 (7.04%) Apache
5 15 (7.04%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.10%) IIS
7 12 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (5.63%) SharePoint
8 11 (5.16%) FileNet
9 9 (4.23%) Umbraco
10 8 (3.76%) nginx
11 6 (2.82%) WordPress
11 6 (2.82%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.88%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (1.41%) Confluence
13 3 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (1.41%) WebSphere Process Server
14 2 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) MS Office
2 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.94%) Tridion
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Taleo
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.33%) HTTP
2 10 (4.69%) Internet
3 5 (2.35%) Network Security
3 5 (2.35%) Firewall
3 5 (2.35%) SSL
4 4 (1.88%) SAN
4 4 (1.88%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.41%) Intranet
5 3 (1.41%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.41%) DHCP
5 3 (1.41%) DNS
6 2 (0.94%) LAN
6 2 (0.94%) WAN
6 2 (0.94%) VPN
6 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.47%) AMQP
7 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.47%) IPv4
7 1 (0.47%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 46 (21.60%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.92%) RDBMS
4 16 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (6.57%) Oracle Database
5 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (3.76%) MySQL
9 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.35%) DB2
10 5 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.88%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.88%) Big Data
12 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (6.10%) JMeter
1 13 (6.10%) Ant
1 13 (6.10%) JUnit
1 13 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.69%) Maven
3 9 (4.23%) Fiddler
4 8 (3.76%) JProfiler
4 8 (3.76%) VisualVM
5 7 (3.29%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (2.82%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.82%) Subversion
7 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.88%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.41%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.41%) Gradle
9 3 (1.41%) Selenium
9 3 (1.41%) HttpUnit
General
1 49 (23.00%) Finance
2 30 (14.08%) Banking
3 4 (1.88%) Local Government
4 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) International Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 133 (62.44%) Developer
2 47 (22.07%) Java Developer
3 34 (15.96%) Senior Developer
4 18 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (7.04%) Analyst
6 14 (6.57%) Technical Leader
7 13 (6.10%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.63%) Designer
9 10 (4.69%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.23%) FileNet Developer
10 9 (4.23%) SQL Developer
11 8 (3.76%) Consultant
12 7 (3.29%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.29%) Senior Web Developer
13 6 (2.82%) Performance Tester
13 6 (2.82%) Tester
14 5 (2.35%) CLAS Consultant
14 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Developer
14 5 (2.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (25.82%) .NET
2 54 (25.35%) HTML
2 54 (25.35%) XML
3 42 (19.72%) CSS
4 37 (17.37%) SOAP
5 36 (16.90%) ASP.NET
6 30 (14.08%) Hibernate
7 26 (12.21%) Spring
8 24 (11.27%) J2EE
9 23 (10.80%) jQuery
10 22 (10.33%) JSP
11 20 (9.39%) RESTful
12 18 (8.45%) JMS
13 17 (7.98%) JSON
14 15 (7.04%) Java EE
15 14 (6.57%) REST
16 13 (6.10%) Servlets
17 12 (5.63%) EJB
17 12 (5.63%) HTML5
18 11 (5.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.16%) Open Source
3 9 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.82%) Replication
5 5 (2.35%) User Experience
6 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.88%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.88%) Social Network
6 4 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.41%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.41%) DataPower
7 3 (1.41%) Clustering
7 3 (1.41%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.94%) W3C
8 2 (0.94%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.72%) Linux
2 25 (11.74%) UNIX
3 11 (5.16%) Windows
4 7 (3.29%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.29%) Android
5 5 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.35%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.88%) Solaris
7 3 (1.41%) AIX
7 3 (1.41%) HPUX
8 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.49%) SOA
3 26 (12.21%) OO
4 24 (11.27%) MVC
5 20 (9.39%) Data Modelling
6 19 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (7.98%) TDD
8 16 (7.51%) Scrum
8 16 (7.51%) OOD
8 16 (7.51%) UML
8 16 (7.51%) Unit Testing
9 15 (7.04%) Web Development
9 15 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (6.10%) Migration
11 12 (5.63%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.16%) Performance Testing
12 11 (5.16%) Use Case
12 11 (5.16%) Workflow
13 10 (4.69%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.23%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (54.93%) Java
2 84 (39.44%) SQL
3 53 (24.88%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.84%) C#
5 37 (17.37%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.69%) PHP
8 9 (4.23%) Perl
8 9 (4.23%) VBA
9 8 (3.76%) Python
9 8 (3.76%) C++
9 8 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.82%) VB
10 6 (2.82%) Ruby
11 5 (2.35%) PHP5
12 4 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.88%) Jython
12 4 (1.88%) Groovy
12 4 (1.88%) XPath
12 4 (1.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.16%) Degree
2 6 (2.82%) Sun Certification
2 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) GPG13
2 1 (0.47%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.41%) RHEV
1 3 (1.41%) KVM
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.41%) VMware ESX
1 3 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) RACF
3 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) CA LISA
2 2 (0.94%) SCOM
2 2 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) Legato
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 54 (25.35%) Oracle
2 19 (8.92%) IBM
3 11 (5.16%) Sybase
4 8 (3.76%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.29%) Sun
6 5 (2.35%) Pega
7 3 (1.41%) VMware
7 3 (1.41%) CA
7 3 (1.41%) Informatica
7 3 (1.41%) Citrix
7 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.41%) HP
8 2 (0.94%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.94%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.94%) Google
8 2 (0.94%) Kony
9 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter
9 1 (0.47%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.47%) Ab Initio
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