Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 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
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 44 32
Rank change year-on-year +30 -12 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 127 75 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.01% 4.87% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.87% 13.61% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 39
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £361 £350 £313
90th Percentile £588 £575 £438
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £370
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £52.17

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 532 551 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 37.76% 35.78% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 341 238
Glasgow median daily rate £423 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +11.50% +5.51%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £556 £538 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £36.75 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.18% +121.32% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.23 £14.49
90th Percentile £35.85 £57.68 £17.32
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +44.33% -35.33% +28.21%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019, 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 75 (59.06%) Java
2 64 (50.39%) REST
3 61 (48.03%) SQL
4 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (35.43%) XML
5 45 (35.43%) JSON
6 42 (33.07%) Spring
6 42 (33.07%) Unit Testing
7 41 (32.28%) SOAP
7 41 (32.28%) Oracle
8 36 (28.35%) Banking
8 36 (28.35%) MVC
8 36 (28.35%) Git (software)
9 35 (27.56%) TDD
10 28 (22.05%) Finance
11 25 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (18.90%) Eclipse
13 23 (18.11%) JavaScript
13 23 (18.11%) C#
14 21 (16.54%) MVVM
15 20 (15.75%) SDLC
16 19 (14.96%) Spring Boot
16 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (14.17%) Greenfield Project
18 17 (13.39%) Jenkins
18 17 (13.39%) Subversion
18 17 (13.39%) .NET
18 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
18 17 (13.39%) Unix
19 16 (12.60%) Scrum

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 15 (11.81%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.51%) Umbraco
3 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.57%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.51%) npm
4 5 (3.94%) Firebase
4 5 (3.94%) GitHub
4 5 (3.94%) Google Analytics
5 4 (3.15%) SaaS
6 3 (2.36%) Google Pay
6 3 (2.36%) PaaS
6 3 (2.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Samsung Pay
7 2 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.79%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) HTTP
2 3 (2.36%) Bluetooth
2 3 (2.36%) NFC
3 2 (1.57%) Firewall
3 2 (1.57%) LAN
3 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.57%) VLAN
3 2 (1.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.81%) HBase
3 14 (11.02%) Big Data
4 9 (7.09%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.30%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.30%) SQLite
6 7 (5.51%) Apache Hive
6 7 (5.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (5.51%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (5.51%) Impala
6 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.51%) Parquet
7 6 (4.72%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 36 (28.35%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.90%) Eclipse
3 17 (13.39%) Jenkins
3 17 (13.39%) Subversion
4 15 (11.81%) JUnit
4 15 (11.81%) Maven
5 13 (10.24%) Android Studio
5 13 (10.24%) IntelliJ
5 13 (10.24%) Xcode
6 10 (7.87%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.87%) FindBugs
6 10 (7.87%) Selenium
7 9 (7.09%) JIRA
7 9 (7.09%) TeamCity
8 8 (6.30%) CocoaPods
8 8 (6.30%) NUnit
9 7 (5.51%) MSTest
10 5 (3.94%) Mockito
11 4 (3.15%) Gradle
12 3 (2.36%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 36 (28.35%) Banking
2 28 (22.05%) Finance
3 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (69.29%) Developer
2 32 (25.20%) Java Developer
3 24 (18.90%) Architect
4 16 (12.60%) iOS Developer
5 13 (10.24%) Android Developer
6 12 (9.45%) Big Data Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.09%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Objective-C Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (3.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (3.94%) Integration Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Lead Java Developer
13 4 (3.15%) Mobile Developer
13 4 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (50.39%) REST
2 45 (35.43%) JSON
2 45 (35.43%) XML
3 42 (33.07%) Spring
4 41 (32.28%) SOAP
5 19 (14.96%) Spring Boot
6 17 (13.39%) .NET
7 15 (11.81%) iOS SDK
8 14 (11.02%) Cocoa
9 13 (10.24%) Android SDK
9 13 (10.24%) HTML
10 12 (9.45%) RESTful
11 11 (8.66%) Kafka
12 8 (6.30%) .NET Core
12 8 (6.30%) .NET Framework
12 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (6.30%) Entity Framework
12 8 (6.30%) Java EE
12 8 (6.30%) JSP
13 7 (5.51%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (12.60%) Mobile Banking
3 10 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.09%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.94%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.15%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.36%) Digital Wallet
7 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.36%) User Experience
8 2 (1.57%) CMDB
9 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.39%) Unix
2 16 (12.60%) Android
2 16 (12.60%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.09%) Linux
4 3 (2.36%) Windows
5 2 (1.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.07%) Unit Testing
3 36 (28.35%) MVC
4 35 (27.56%) TDD
5 21 (16.54%) MVVM
6 20 (15.75%) SDLC
7 16 (12.60%) iOS Development
7 16 (12.60%) Scrum
8 15 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.81%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (10.24%) Analytics
9 13 (10.24%) Android Development
9 13 (10.24%) Process Improvement
10 12 (9.45%) Migration
10 12 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (8.66%) ETL
11 11 (8.66%) Microservices
11 11 (8.66%) Refactoring
11 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
12 10 (7.87%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 75 (59.06%) Java
2 61 (48.03%) SQL
3 23 (18.11%) C#
3 23 (18.11%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.60%) Apple Swift
4 16 (12.60%) Objective-C
5 12 (9.45%) Java 8
5 12 (9.45%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.09%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.30%) Scala
7 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.36%) Clojure
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.57%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.57%) CISSP
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) COBIT
3 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) HDFS
2 4 (3.15%) Docker
3 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Rancher
2 1 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.79%) Icinga
2 1 (0.79%) SCOM
2 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (32.28%) Oracle
2 12 (9.45%) Google
3 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.09%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (6.30%) Apple
6 7 (5.51%) Sybase
7 5 (3.94%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.15%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.15%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.36%) Charles River
9 3 (2.36%) IBM
9 3 (2.36%) Samsung
9 3 (2.36%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.57%) VMware
11 1 (0.79%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.79%) BMC
11 1 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.79%) NetApp
11 1 (0.79%) OutSystems