The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 11 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 14.29% 2.94% 9.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.02% 8.70% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£420 £415 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -12.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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 Stirling region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 36.61% 33.82% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 23
Average daily rate £420 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Stirling region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 22 (91.67%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Spring
3 13 (54.17%) Hibernate
4 12 (50.00%) Banking
5 9 (37.50%) Workflow
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
5 9 (37.50%) Oracle
5 9 (37.50%) JPA
6 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 7 (29.17%) JMS
7 7 (29.17%) FileNet
7 7 (29.17%) Investment Banking
8 6 (25.00%) J2EE
8 6 (25.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.83%) Spring Integration
9 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
9 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
10 4 (16.67%) IBM
10 4 (16.67%) Sybase
10 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 4 (16.67%) SOA
10 4 (16.67%) OO
11 3 (12.50%) Release Management
11 3 (12.50%) JSP
11 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
11 3 (12.50%) JavaScript

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 7 (29.17%) FileNet
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 12 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Designer
4 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 3 (12.50%) FileNet Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Development Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) Spring
2 13 (54.17%) Hibernate
3 9 (37.50%) JPA
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) JMS
6 6 (25.00%) J2EE
6 6 (25.00%) HTML5
7 5 (20.83%) Spring Integration
8 3 (12.50%) JSP
9 2 (8.33%) Struts
9 2 (8.33%) XML
9 2 (8.33%) XSLT
9 2 (8.33%) .NET
9 2 (8.33%) CSS
9 2 (8.33%) Dojo
9 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
9 2 (8.33%) jQuery
9 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) SPNEGO
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Solaris
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Workflow
2 4 (16.67%) OO
2 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) UML
4 2 (8.33%) V-Model
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) RAD
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Sybase
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Pega