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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 54 23 42
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 68 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.10% 5.68% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.15% 21.12% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 10
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£375 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £350 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.92%
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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
247 322 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.28% 26.88% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 209 81
Average daily rate £345 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £256 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 30 (55.56%) Java
2 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) RESTful
4 21 (38.89%) Linux
5 20 (37.04%) JSON
6 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
7 18 (33.33%) SQL
7 18 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 17 (31.48%) XML
9 15 (27.78%) SOAP
9 15 (27.78%) J2EE
10 14 (25.93%) Ant
10 14 (25.93%) TDD
11 13 (24.07%) Web Development
11 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
12 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 12 (22.22%) PHP
13 11 (20.37%) JBoss
13 11 (20.37%) HTTP
14 10 (18.52%) Mac OS X
14 10 (18.52%) HTML
14 10 (18.52%) JSP
14 10 (18.52%) BDD
15 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 9 (16.67%) WordPress
15 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
15 9 (16.67%) Apache
15 9 (16.67%) Spring
16 8 (14.81%) Finance

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 11 (20.37%) JBoss
3 9 (16.67%) Apache
3 9 (16.67%) WordPress
4 8 (14.81%) nginx
5 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 5 (9.26%) CMS
6 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.85%) CICS
7 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) HTTP
2 7 (12.96%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 2 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) DMZ
5 1 (1.85%) SMTP
5 1 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Ant
2 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.81%) Selenium
3 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.81%) JUnit
4 7 (12.96%) Gradle
4 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
5 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 5 (9.26%) Maven
6 5 (9.26%) Hudson
7 4 (7.41%) JIRA
8 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.70%) Subversion
9 2 (3.70%) JMeter
9 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.85%) Calabash
10 1 (1.85%) NCrunch
10 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.85%) Appium
10 1 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) RESTful
2 20 (37.04%) JSON
3 17 (31.48%) XML
4 15 (27.78%) SOAP
4 15 (27.78%) J2EE
5 10 (18.52%) HTML
5 10 (18.52%) JSP
6 9 (16.67%) Spring
7 8 (14.81%) CSS
8 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.26%) .NET
9 5 (9.26%) Ajax
10 4 (7.41%) REST
10 4 (7.41%) jQuery
10 4 (7.41%) JPA
11 3 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (3.70%) Middleware
12 2 (3.70%) J2SE
12 2 (3.70%) JMS
12 2 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Blog
6 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Mac OS X
3 8 (14.81%) UNIX
4 4 (7.41%) Windows
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.85%) zOS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) TDD
3 13 (24.07%) Web Development
4 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.52%) BDD
6 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Open Source
7 7 (12.96%) Refactoring
8 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.11%) DevOps
9 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (7.41%) Web Application Development
10 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.41%) MVC
10 4 (7.41%) Content Management
11 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) SQL
4 12 (22.22%) PHP
5 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.81%) PHP5
7 4 (7.41%) Perl
8 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.56%) Ruby
9 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.85%) COBOL
10 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.85%) Nagios
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
1 1 (1.85%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) StatsD
1 1 (1.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle
1 6 (11.11%) Sun
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.85%) Sophos
3 1 (1.85%) Alterian
3 1 (1.85%) PayPal
3 1 (1.85%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.85%) Sybase
3 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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