The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 19 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing Web Services 85 59 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.20% 3.54% 7.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.24% 20.21% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 55
Median daily rate £350 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +19.22%
Web Services
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
301 292 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.49% 17.53% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 169 197
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 122 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (68.75%) Java
3 92 (52.27%) Scrum
4 73 (41.48%) Open Source
5 70 (39.77%) Maven
6 66 (37.50%) XML
7 65 (36.93%) JavaScript
8 58 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (32.39%) Python
10 50 (28.41%) JIRA
11 47 (26.70%) TDD
11 47 (26.70%) JBoss
11 47 (26.70%) SOA
11 47 (26.70%) SDLC
12 46 (26.14%) SOAP
13 45 (25.57%) REST
14 44 (25.00%) PostGIS
14 44 (25.00%) GeoServer
14 44 (25.00%) GIS
15 43 (24.43%) Java EE
16 42 (23.86%) ESRI
16 42 (23.86%) OpenLayers
16 42 (23.86%) Leaflet
17 38 (21.59%) User Experience
18 37 (21.02%) Cucumber
18 37 (21.02%) SQL
18 37 (21.02%) Selenium
19 36 (20.45%) JBehave
19 36 (20.45%) Gradle
20 35 (19.89%) Oracle

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 47 (26.70%) JBoss
2 44 (25.00%) GeoServer
3 7 (3.98%) CMS
4 5 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.84%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.27%) IIS
5 4 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (1.70%) Drupal
6 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.39%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) HTTP
2 4 (2.27%) LDAP
2 4 (2.27%) SSH
2 4 (2.27%) SSL
3 2 (1.14%) DNS
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.00%) GIS
2 24 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 22 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 16 (9.09%) Spatial Data
5 7 (3.98%) MySQL
6 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.70%) MS Access
8 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.14%) QGIS
9 2 (1.14%) SQLite
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.57%) Power BI
10 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.57%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 70 (39.77%) Maven
2 50 (28.41%) JIRA
3 37 (21.02%) Cucumber
3 37 (21.02%) Selenium
4 36 (20.45%) Gradle
4 36 (20.45%) JBehave
5 30 (17.05%) Subversion
6 28 (15.91%) Eclipse
7 26 (14.77%) Jenkins
8 23 (13.07%) Artifactory
9 10 (5.68%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.98%) Git (software)
11 6 (3.41%) GitLab
12 5 (2.84%) NUnit
13 4 (2.27%) git-flow
13 4 (2.27%) gulp
13 4 (2.27%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
15 1 (0.57%) Checkstyle
15 1 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 13 (7.39%) Banking
2 11 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (64.20%) Developer
2 57 (32.39%) Java Developer
3 42 (23.86%) GIS Developer
4 19 (10.80%) Analyst
5 18 (10.23%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
6 16 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 15 (8.52%) Web Developer
8 12 (6.82%) GIS Web Developer
9 11 (6.25%) Architect
10 8 (4.55%) Open Source Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Consultant
12 6 (3.41%) Developer in Test
12 6 (3.41%) Integration Developer
13 5 (2.84%) BizTalk Developer
13 5 (2.84%) Sitecore Architect
13 5 (2.84%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.50%) XML
2 46 (26.14%) SOAP
3 45 (25.57%) REST
4 44 (25.00%) PostGIS
5 43 (24.43%) Java EE
6 42 (23.86%) Leaflet
6 42 (23.86%) OpenLayers
7 35 (19.89%) HTML
8 34 (19.32%) XSLT
9 33 (18.75%) Hibernate
10 29 (16.48%) Drools
10 29 (16.48%) jBPM
11 28 (15.91%) JPA
12 27 (15.34%) JSF
13 26 (14.77%) RichFaces
14 25 (14.20%) AngularJS
15 22 (12.50%) JMS
16 18 (10.23%) RESTful
16 18 (10.23%) XSD
17 17 (9.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.59%) User Experience
2 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.55%) iPad
4 7 (3.98%) Clustering
4 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.98%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.27%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (2.27%) PKI
6 3 (1.70%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.66%) Windows
2 11 (6.25%) Unix
3 8 (4.55%) Linux
4 4 (2.27%) Solaris
4 4 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (52.27%) Scrum
3 73 (41.48%) Open Source
4 58 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (26.70%) SDLC
5 47 (26.70%) SOA
5 47 (26.70%) TDD
6 27 (15.34%) Kanban
7 26 (14.77%) BDD
7 26 (14.77%) User Stories
8 25 (14.20%) Open Source Development
9 23 (13.07%) Microservices
10 18 (10.23%) Mentoring
11 17 (9.66%) Coaching
11 17 (9.66%) Web Development
12 14 (7.95%) Wireframes
13 13 (7.39%) MVC
14 12 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (6.25%) Migration
15 11 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 121 (68.75%) Java
2 65 (36.93%) JavaScript
3 57 (32.39%) Python
4 37 (21.02%) SQL
5 13 (7.39%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.25%) C#
7 7 (3.98%) C
7 7 (3.98%) VBA
8 6 (3.41%) Perl
8 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.84%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.84%) VBScript
10 4 (2.27%) PHP
10 4 (2.27%) Ruby
11 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.14%) AspectJ
12 2 (1.14%) VB
13 1 (0.57%) ES6
13 1 (0.57%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (3.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.70%) Degree
3 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.07%) QA
1 23 (13.07%) WCAG
2 6 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (2.27%) Veritas File System
1 4 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (13.07%) Ansible
2 4 (2.27%) Nagios
2 4 (2.27%) TADDM
3 3 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.57%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 42 (23.86%) ESRI
2 35 (19.89%) Oracle
3 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.84%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.27%) ForgeRock
6 4 (2.27%) HP
6 4 (2.27%) IBM
6 4 (2.27%) Veritas
7 1 (0.57%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.57%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.57%) Telerik
7 1 (0.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.57%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago