The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
UK / Scotland
Rank 36 30 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 83 142 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.78% 5.48% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.18% 24.70% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 85 52
Median daily rate £356 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 513 575 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.53% 22.21% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 335 351
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Scotland

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Scotland

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Scotland

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 47 £375 -6.25% 11
Glasgow -19 23 £350 +16.66% 6
West Lothian - 5 - -
Fife - 3 £320 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £400 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 94 (59.12%) Java
2 88 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 47 (29.56%) Scrum
5 45 (28.30%) HTML
6 41 (25.79%) AngularJS
7 40 (25.16%) TDD
8 38 (23.90%) REST
9 35 (22.01%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (22.01%) Oracle
10 33 (20.75%) Microservices
11 32 (20.13%) XML
12 31 (19.50%) CSS
13 27 (16.98%) .NET
13 27 (16.98%) SOA
13 27 (16.98%) MVC
14 26 (16.35%) C#
15 25 (15.72%) Jenkins
16 24 (15.09%) SQL
16 24 (15.09%) Python
16 24 (15.09%) Linux
16 24 (15.09%) Selenium
17 23 (14.47%) Maven
17 23 (14.47%) Git (software)
18 22 (13.84%) Oracle Database
18 22 (13.84%) JSON
18 22 (13.84%) Finance
19 21 (13.21%) Spring
19 21 (13.21%) SOAP
19 21 (13.21%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 13 (8.18%) JBoss
2 10 (6.29%) GeoServer
2 10 (6.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.14%) Confluence
4 5 (3.14%) SAS
4 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.89%) Apache
5 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.26%) CMS
6 2 (1.26%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.26%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.63%) CICS
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.14%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.89%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.89%) Siemens NX
4 2 (1.26%) MS Project
4 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.89%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.26%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.14%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (3.14%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.52%) PaaS
5 4 (2.52%) SaaS
6 3 (1.89%) IaaS
7 2 (1.26%) GitHub
7 2 (1.26%) Route 53
7 2 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) Internet
2 5 (3.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (1.89%) HTTP
3 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.26%) DNS
4 2 (1.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
5 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) VLAN
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.84%) Oracle Database
2 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.43%) MySQL
4 14 (8.81%) GIS
4 14 (8.81%) Relational Database
5 13 (8.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (8.18%) Spatial Data
6 12 (7.55%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.52%) Big Data
10 4 (2.52%) QGIS
11 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.26%) DB2
12 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.63%) QlikView
13 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (15.72%) Jenkins
2 24 (15.09%) Selenium
3 23 (14.47%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.47%) Maven
4 20 (12.58%) JIRA
5 14 (8.81%) Cucumber
5 14 (8.81%) Gradle
6 12 (7.55%) JBehave
6 12 (7.55%) Subversion
7 11 (6.92%) SoapUI
7 11 (6.92%) WebDriver
8 9 (5.66%) Eclipse
9 8 (5.03%) Bugzilla
9 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.77%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Blend
12 3 (1.89%) Flyway
12 3 (1.89%) GitLab
12 3 (1.89%) Mockito
12 3 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (13.84%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Banking
3 5 (3.14%) Back Office
3 5 (3.14%) Retail
4 4 (2.52%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (58.49%) Developer
2 41 (25.79%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.58%) Analyst
4 19 (11.95%) Architect
5 15 (9.43%) Angular Developer
6 14 (8.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (7.55%) Data Analyst
8 11 (6.92%) Test Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Open Source Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Python Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.03%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.03%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (5.03%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.40%) WPF Developer
12 6 (3.77%) Senior Test Engineer
12 6 (3.77%) Web Developer
13 5 (3.14%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.14%) Consultant
13 5 (3.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.30%) HTML
2 41 (25.79%) AngularJS
3 38 (23.90%) REST
4 32 (20.13%) XML
5 31 (19.50%) CSS
6 27 (16.98%) .NET
7 22 (13.84%) JSON
8 21 (13.21%) SOAP
8 21 (13.21%) Spring
9 20 (12.58%) HTML5
10 18 (11.32%) RESTful
11 15 (9.43%) Node.js
12 14 (8.81%) ASP.NET
13 13 (8.18%) PostGIS
13 13 (8.18%) WSDL
14 12 (7.55%) Java EE
15 11 (6.92%) Angular 2
15 11 (6.92%) Hibernate
15 11 (6.92%) JMS
15 11 (6.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) User Experience
2 13 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.14%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.52%) DataPower
7 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.89%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.89%) Social Media
7 3 (1.89%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.26%) New Media
8 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.63%) Animation
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) IPTV
9 1 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Linux
2 14 (8.81%) Windows
3 7 (4.40%) Unix
4 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Debian
6 1 (0.63%) MVS
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (55.35%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.56%) Scrum
3 40 (25.16%) TDD
4 35 (22.01%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (20.75%) Microservices
6 27 (16.98%) MVC
6 27 (16.98%) SOA
7 20 (12.58%) Open Source
7 20 (12.58%) Web Development
8 19 (11.95%) Software Engineering
9 18 (11.32%) BDD
10 17 (10.69%) SDLC
11 15 (9.43%) OO
12 14 (8.81%) Test Automation
13 13 (8.18%) Open Source Development
14 12 (7.55%) Mentoring
15 11 (6.92%) Configuration Management
16 9 (5.66%) DevOps
16 9 (5.66%) Exploratory Testing
16 9 (5.66%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (59.12%) Java
2 48 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 26 (16.35%) C#
4 24 (15.09%) Python
4 24 (15.09%) SQL
5 5 (3.14%) XAML
6 4 (2.52%) C
6 4 (2.52%) PHP
6 4 (2.52%) XPath
7 3 (1.89%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.89%) C++
7 3 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.89%) Tcl
7 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.26%) Groovy
8 2 (1.26%) Jython
8 2 (1.26%) Perl
8 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.58%) Degree
2 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.89%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.26%) APMP
6 1 (0.63%) CISSP
6 1 (0.63%) IISP
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) QA
2 6 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.26%) WCAG
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) Ansible
2 3 (1.89%) Puppet
3 2 (1.26%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (22.01%) Oracle
2 21 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.29%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.66%) ESRI
5 8 (5.03%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (4.40%) Adobe
6 7 (4.40%) IBM
7 6 (3.77%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.52%) Apigee
8 4 (2.52%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.52%) Teradata
9 3 (1.89%) webMethods
10 2 (1.26%) Apple
10 2 (1.26%) Misys
10 2 (1.26%) Progress
11 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.63%) Reuters
11 1 (0.63%) SAP
11 1 (0.63%) Talend
11 1 (0.63%) VMware
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