Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 54 33
Rank change year-on-year +32 -21 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 130 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.57% 3.12% 4.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.74% 8.84% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 33 33
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £305 £263
90th Percentile £575 £515 £468
Scotland median daily rate £450 £405 £355
% change year-on-year +11.11% +14.08% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £38.75 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 - £52.00

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 598 441 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.83% 35.22% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 278 179
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £270
90th Percentile £551 £508 £475
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £19.25 £15.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.37% +22.89% -71.53%
10th Percentile £18.83 £13.27 £14.00
90th Percentile £41.13 £25.00 £17.32
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +61.46% -43.53% +5.25%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Glasgow

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Glasgow

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Glasgow

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 74 (56.92%) REST
2 70 (53.85%) Java
3 59 (45.38%) SOAP
4 57 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (36.92%) SQL
6 38 (29.23%) MVC
6 38 (29.23%) Microservices
7 37 (28.46%) JSON
8 35 (26.92%) Oracle
9 34 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (23.08%) NoSQL
11 29 (22.31%) PL/SQL
11 29 (22.31%) TDD
12 27 (20.77%) Banking
12 27 (20.77%) Oracle Forms
12 27 (20.77%) MongoDB
12 27 (20.77%) Oracle Database 12c
12 27 (20.77%) Oracle Database
12 27 (20.77%) Unit Testing
13 26 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (20.00%) XML
13 26 (20.00%) Spring
14 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
14 25 (19.23%) Git (software)
14 25 (19.23%) iOS Development
14 25 (19.23%) Apple iOS
15 24 (18.46%) iOS SDK
15 24 (18.46%) Waterfall
15 24 (18.46%) Xcode
15 24 (18.46%) Objective-C

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (4.62%) Confluence
2 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.77%) Apache
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.77%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (2.31%) Serverless
4 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.54%) NuGet
5 1 (0.77%) Apple Pay
5 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.77%) Firebase
5 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.77%) Google Pay
5 1 (0.77%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) HTTP
2 3 (2.31%) Internet
3 2 (1.54%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.54%) NFC
4 1 (0.77%) LAN
4 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 27 (20.77%) MongoDB
2 27 (20.77%) Oracle Database
2 27 (20.77%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
4 15 (11.54%) SQLite
5 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.85%) Data Mart
6 5 (3.85%) MySQL
6 5 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.08%) Redis
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 27 (20.77%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 24 (18.46%) Xcode
4 15 (11.54%) Eclipse
5 11 (8.46%) JIRA
6 10 (7.69%) Android Studio
6 10 (7.69%) CocoaPods
7 7 (5.38%) JUnit
7 7 (5.38%) Maven
7 7 (5.38%) Subversion
8 6 (4.62%) Bitbucket
8 6 (4.62%) Gradle
8 6 (4.62%) Mockito
9 4 (3.08%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.08%) Jasmine
9 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.08%) Selenium
9 4 (3.08%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (2.31%) RSpec
10 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (20.77%) Banking
2 15 (11.54%) Finance
3 5 (3.85%) Billing
4 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (57.69%) Developer
2 34 (26.15%) Architect
3 25 (19.23%) iOS Developer
4 20 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 16 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.46%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Android Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Digital Architect
8 9 (6.92%) Objective-C Developer
9 8 (6.15%) Service Architect
10 7 (5.38%) Mobile Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Senior Architect
10 7 (5.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.62%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.62%) React Developer
12 5 (3.85%) Analyst
12 5 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
13 4 (3.08%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (56.92%) REST
2 59 (45.38%) SOAP
3 37 (28.46%) JSON
4 26 (20.00%) Spring
4 26 (20.00%) XML
5 24 (18.46%) iOS SDK
6 21 (16.15%) RESTful
7 19 (14.62%) Cocoa
7 19 (14.62%) CSS
7 19 (14.62%) HTML
8 18 (13.85%) React
9 14 (10.77%) Google Maps API
10 11 (8.46%) .NET
10 11 (8.46%) AngularJS
11 10 (7.69%) Android SDK
12 9 (6.92%) Cocoa Touch
13 8 (6.15%) Hibernate
13 8 (6.15%) Node.js
14 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET
15 6 (4.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (12.31%) Mobile Banking
3 13 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 10 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.08%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.08%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.54%) Digital Wallet
7 2 (1.54%) User Experience
8 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.77%) Blog
8 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.23%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.46%) Android
3 5 (3.85%) Linux
3 5 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.77%) CentOS
4 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (29.23%) Microservices
2 38 (29.23%) MVC
3 34 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (22.31%) TDD
5 27 (20.77%) Unit Testing
6 25 (19.23%) iOS Development
7 24 (18.46%) Waterfall
8 23 (17.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (17.69%) Software Delivery
9 20 (15.38%) MVVM
10 16 (12.31%) Technical Leadership
11 13 (10.00%) Web Development
12 11 (8.46%) Android Development
12 11 (8.46%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (8.46%) Decision-Making
12 11 (8.46%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (7.69%) Scrum
13 10 (7.69%) SDLC
14 9 (6.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (53.85%) Java
2 48 (36.92%) SQL
3 29 (22.31%) PL/SQL
4 25 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 24 (18.46%) Apple Swift
5 24 (18.46%) Objective-C
6 20 (15.38%) C#
7 4 (3.08%) Python
7 4 (3.08%) Ruby
8 3 (2.31%) Java 8
9 2 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.77%) Groovy
10 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) PMP
3 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.77%) CISM
4 1 (0.77%) CISSP
4 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.77%) Ansible
2 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.77%) Rancher
2 1 (0.77%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (26.92%) Oracle
2 17 (13.08%) Google
3 11 (8.46%) Apple
4 6 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.08%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (3.08%) OutSystems
5 4 (3.08%) Sybase
6 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.54%) Charles River
7 2 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.77%) Samsung
8 1 (0.77%) Twitter
8 1 (0.77%) Workday