The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 29 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 > Fife
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 5 16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 12.50% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 66.67% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Fife median daily rate - £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70%  
Scotland median daily rate £413 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Fife median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Fife with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3 3 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 30.00% 18.75% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 15
Fife median daily rate £138 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.69% -3.70%  
10th Percentile £115 £313 £158
90th Percentile £218 £338 £344
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Fife median hourly rate - - £30.00
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Fife

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Fife

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Fife

For the 6 months to 29 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 Fife region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Component Testing
2 1 (33.33%) GitLab
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) TDD

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) GitLab
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Component Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft