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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 42 22 54
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Contract jobs citing Web Services 51 79 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.16% 6.19% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.83% 22.32% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 56 7
Average daily rate
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£401 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £334 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
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
286 354 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.70% 27.72% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 222 78
Average daily rate £350 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 38 (52.05%) Java
2 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.62%) RESTful
4 23 (31.51%) SQL
4 23 (31.51%) Linux
5 21 (28.77%) J2EE
6 19 (26.03%) XML
6 19 (26.03%) Tomcat
7 17 (23.29%) TDD
7 17 (23.29%) JSON
8 16 (21.92%) SOAP
8 16 (21.92%) Ant
8 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
9 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
9 14 (19.18%) Finance
9 14 (19.18%) Spring
10 12 (16.44%) Web Development
10 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
10 12 (16.44%) JUnit
11 11 (15.07%) Oracle
11 11 (15.07%) HTML
11 11 (15.07%) JBoss
11 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
11 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
12 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (12.33%) Selenium
12 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
12 9 (12.33%) Windows
12 9 (12.33%) IIS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (26.03%) Tomcat
2 11 (15.07%) JBoss
3 9 (12.33%) IIS
4 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.85%) WordPress
6 4 (5.48%) CMS
6 4 (5.48%) Apache
7 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.11%) nginx
7 3 (4.11%) Node.js
8 1 (1.37%) ArcSDE
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (1.37%) CICS
8 1 (1.37%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.11%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) IaaS
4 1 (1.37%) PaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) HTTP
2 8 (10.96%) Internet
3 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 3 (4.11%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.74%) LDAP
5 1 (1.37%) SMTP
5 1 (1.37%) DMZ
5 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.22%) MySQL
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Ant
2 12 (16.44%) JUnit
3 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.33%) Selenium
5 7 (9.59%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.59%) Gradle
6 5 (6.85%) Mercurial
6 5 (6.85%) WebDriver
6 5 (6.85%) Maven
7 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.11%) Hudson
8 3 (4.11%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.11%) Subversion
8 3 (4.11%) JIRA
9 2 (2.74%) JMeter
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.37%) NUnit
10 1 (1.37%) HttpUnit
10 1 (1.37%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Law
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Developer
2 29 (39.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.74%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.62%) RESTful
2 21 (28.77%) J2EE
3 19 (26.03%) XML
4 17 (23.29%) JSON
5 16 (21.92%) SOAP
6 14 (19.18%) Spring
7 11 (15.07%) HTML
8 9 (12.33%) CSS
8 9 (12.33%) JSP
8 9 (12.33%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.22%) jQuery
9 6 (8.22%) REST
10 5 (6.85%) Ajax
11 4 (5.48%) HTML5
11 4 (5.48%) .NET
11 4 (5.48%) J2SE
12 3 (4.11%) JMS
12 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
12 3 (4.11%) CSS3
12 3 (4.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.85%) User Experience
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) GIS
5 1 (1.37%) Blog
5 1 (1.37%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.37%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
3 8 (10.96%) UNIX
3 8 (10.96%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.29%) TDD
3 12 (16.44%) Web Development
3 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
4 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.96%) Refactoring
6 8 (10.96%) Scrum
6 8 (10.96%) BDD
6 8 (10.96%) DevOps
7 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.59%) Open Source
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) User Stories
10 4 (5.48%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.48%) System Testing
10 4 (5.48%) Kanban
10 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) Java
2 23 (31.51%) SQL
3 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.18%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.59%) PHP
6 4 (5.48%) Perl
7 3 (4.11%) Ruby
7 3 (4.11%) PHP5
7 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) COBOL
9 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Sun Certification
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) CISSP
3 1 (1.37%) CISA
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.11%) XenApp
2 3 (4.11%) vSphere
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.37%) Nagios
1 1 (1.37%) SCOM
1 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.37%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
1 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) StatsD
1 1 (1.37%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) Sun
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) Citrix
4 3 (4.11%) VMware
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe
6 1 (1.37%) Sybase
6 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.37%) Sophos
6 1 (1.37%) Alterian
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