The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.94% 14.58% 16.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 63.64% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £520 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 7.35% 22.92% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £388 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Aberdeen

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Aberdeen

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) PLM
3 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Tcl
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) webMethods
3 2 (50.00%) CAD
3 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) DHTML
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
3 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Itk
3 2 (50.00%) Siemens NX
4 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (50.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) DHTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Itk
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSL
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) PLM
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Tcl
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle