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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 42 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 88 120 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.45% 4.16% 4.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.18% 20.30% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 57 73
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £290 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
544 591 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.53% 20.50% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 338 442
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +1 55 £400 +10.34% 11
Glasgow +11 30 £394 -1.56% 6
Fife +3 3 £310 -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 139 (67.48%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (62.62%) Java
3 85 (41.26%) Scrum
4 81 (39.32%) XML
5 73 (35.44%) Maven
6 69 (33.50%) JavaScript
7 64 (31.07%) SOAP
8 63 (30.58%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (30.10%) SOA
10 61 (29.61%) HTML
11 59 (28.64%) TDD
12 55 (26.70%) Open Source
13 53 (25.73%) JBoss
14 51 (24.76%) SQL
14 51 (24.76%) REST
15 49 (23.79%) JIRA
16 43 (20.87%) Oracle
16 43 (20.87%) XSLT
17 41 (19.90%) Python
18 40 (19.42%) JMS
18 40 (19.42%) Hibernate
19 38 (18.45%) Java EE
20 37 (17.96%) Gradle
21 36 (17.48%) SDLC
22 35 (16.99%) Subversion
23 34 (16.50%) Open Source Development
24 33 (16.02%) Microservices
24 33 (16.02%) Spring
25 32 (15.53%) Eclipse
25 32 (15.53%) Jenkins

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 53 (25.73%) JBoss
2 28 (13.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (11.17%) GeoServer
4 12 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (5.83%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.85%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.91%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.43%) Apache
8 5 (2.43%) IIS
9 4 (1.94%) Confluence
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.49%) CICS
12 1 (0.49%) IBM Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.49%) Weka
Business Applications
1 12 (5.83%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.40%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.43%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (2.43%) Amazon S3
3 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.97%) IaaS
5 2 (0.97%) PaaS
5 2 (0.97%) Route 53
5 2 (0.97%) SaaS
5 2 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.88%) SSL
2 7 (3.40%) HTTP
3 6 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.43%) Internet
4 5 (2.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (1.94%) DNS
5 4 (1.94%) SSH
6 2 (0.97%) VLAN
6 2 (0.97%) WAN
6 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.49%) Firewall
7 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.08%) Oracle Database
2 27 (13.11%) GIS
3 21 (10.19%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.25%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.77%) NoSQL
6 14 (6.80%) Spatial Data
7 8 (3.88%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.91%) MySQL
9 5 (2.43%) QGIS
10 4 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.46%) DB2
11 3 (1.46%) MS Access
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.97%) SQLite
13 1 (0.49%) Power BI
13 1 (0.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 73 (35.44%) Maven
2 49 (23.79%) JIRA
3 37 (17.96%) Gradle
4 35 (16.99%) Subversion
5 32 (15.53%) Eclipse
5 32 (15.53%) Jenkins
6 30 (14.56%) Selenium
7 27 (13.11%) Cucumber
7 27 (13.11%) JBehave
8 21 (10.19%) Git (software)
9 16 (7.77%) Artifactory
10 15 (7.28%) JUnit
11 11 (5.34%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.91%) GitLab
13 6 (2.91%) Mockito
14 5 (2.43%) Ant
14 5 (2.43%) Bitbucket
15 4 (1.94%) Fiddler
15 4 (1.94%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (9.71%) Banking
2 11 (5.34%) Finance
3 3 (1.46%) Publishing
4 2 (0.97%) Advertising
4 2 (0.97%) Back Office
4 2 (0.97%) Front Office
4 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (71.84%) Developer
2 90 (43.69%) Java Developer
3 21 (10.19%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (7.77%) Analyst
5 16 (7.77%) GIS Developer
6 14 (6.80%) Architect
7 13 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (5.83%) BizTalk Developer
8 12 (5.83%) Open Source Developer
9 11 (5.34%) Python Developer
9 11 (5.34%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Angular Developer
11 9 (4.37%) Developer in Test
12 8 (3.88%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Consultant
13 7 (3.40%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.91%) .NET Developer
14 6 (2.91%) Integration Developer
15 5 (2.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (39.32%) XML
2 64 (31.07%) SOAP
3 61 (29.61%) HTML
4 51 (24.76%) REST
5 43 (20.87%) XSLT
6 40 (19.42%) Hibernate
6 40 (19.42%) JMS
7 38 (18.45%) Java EE
8 33 (16.02%) Spring
9 31 (15.05%) CSS
10 30 (14.56%) .NET
10 30 (14.56%) AngularJS
11 29 (14.08%) JPA
11 29 (14.08%) RESTful
12 27 (13.11%) Drools
12 27 (13.11%) jBPM
13 26 (12.62%) JSF
13 26 (12.62%) PostGIS
14 25 (12.14%) JSON
14 25 (12.14%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) User Experience
2 15 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.91%) DataPower
3 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.94%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (1.46%) Clustering
6 3 (1.46%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.97%) NHS
7 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.97%) Replication
7 2 (0.97%) Social Media
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.49%) New Media
8 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.25%) Windows
2 12 (5.83%) Linux
3 9 (4.37%) Unix
4 2 (0.97%) Solaris
4 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.49%) MVS
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (67.48%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (41.26%) Scrum
3 63 (30.58%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (30.10%) SOA
5 59 (28.64%) TDD
6 55 (26.70%) Open Source
7 36 (17.48%) SDLC
8 34 (16.50%) Open Source Development
9 33 (16.02%) Microservices
10 25 (12.14%) MVC
11 24 (11.65%) Mentoring
12 22 (10.68%) BDD
13 20 (9.71%) Coaching
14 19 (9.22%) Kanban
14 19 (9.22%) User Stories
15 17 (8.25%) Unit Testing
15 17 (8.25%) Web Development
16 14 (6.80%) Workflow
17 13 (6.31%) ETL
18 11 (5.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 129 (62.62%) Java
2 69 (33.50%) JavaScript
3 51 (24.76%) SQL
4 41 (19.90%) Python
5 27 (13.11%) C#
6 12 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.34%) C
8 7 (3.40%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.43%) VB
9 5 (2.43%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.43%) VBScript
10 3 (1.46%) ES6
10 3 (1.46%) PHP
10 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.46%) VBA
10 3 (1.46%) XPath
11 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.97%) Groovy
11 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.97%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (4.37%) Degree
1 9 (4.37%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.97%) BC Cleared
2 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) CISSP
3 1 (0.49%) IISP
3 1 (0.49%) ISEB
3 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.74%) QA
2 14 (6.80%) WCAG
3 3 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (8.74%) Ansible
2 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.97%) Kibana
3 2 (0.97%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.97%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) Graphite
4 1 (0.49%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 43 (20.87%) Oracle
2 21 (10.19%) ESRI
2 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.31%) IBM
5 4 (1.94%) ForgeRock
5 4 (1.94%) HP
6 3 (1.46%) Nintex
6 3 (1.46%) Reuters
6 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.97%) Apigee
7 2 (0.97%) Misys
7 2 (0.97%) Sybase
7 2 (0.97%) Telerik
8 1 (0.49%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.49%) Perforce
8 1 (0.49%) RapidMiner
8 1 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) webMethods
8 1 (0.49%) Zend