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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 48 23 55
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +32
Contract jobs citing Web Services 35 78 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.40% 6.16% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.67% 21.31% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.70% +24.13%
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
256 366 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.58% 28.91% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 228 76
Average daily rate £350 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 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 7 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 30 (52.63%) Java
2 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) RESTful
4 18 (31.58%) SQL
4 18 (31.58%) Tomcat
5 17 (29.82%) Linux
6 15 (26.32%) J2EE
7 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
7 14 (24.56%) XML
8 13 (22.81%) SOAP
8 13 (22.81%) JSON
9 12 (21.05%) Spring
9 12 (21.05%) TDD
10 11 (19.30%) Ant
11 10 (17.54%) Oracle
11 10 (17.54%) JBoss
11 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
12 9 (15.79%) Windows
12 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
12 9 (15.79%) HTML
12 9 (15.79%) Finance
12 9 (15.79%) Hibernate
13 8 (14.04%) UNIX
13 8 (14.04%) JSP
13 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (14.04%) BDD
13 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
13 8 (14.04%) Selenium
14 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
14 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 18 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 10 (17.54%) JBoss
3 7 (12.28%) IIS
4 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.77%) WordPress
5 4 (7.02%) Apache
5 4 (7.02%) CMS
6 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 3 (5.26%) nginx
7 1 (1.75%) CICS
7 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.26%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) HTTP
2 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) SSL
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) LDAP
5 1 (1.75%) SMTP
5 1 (1.75%) DMZ
5 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.53%) MySQL
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Ant
2 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.04%) Selenium
4 7 (12.28%) JUnit
4 7 (12.28%) Gradle
5 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.77%) Maven
6 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.02%) Mercurial
7 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.26%) Hudson
8 3 (5.26%) Subversion
8 3 (5.26%) JIRA
9 2 (3.51%) JMeter
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (3.51%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.75%) NCrunch
10 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (3.51%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) RESTful
2 15 (26.32%) J2EE
3 14 (24.56%) XML
4 13 (22.81%) SOAP
4 13 (22.81%) JSON
5 12 (21.05%) Spring
6 9 (15.79%) HTML
6 9 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 8 (14.04%) JSP
8 7 (12.28%) CSS
9 5 (8.77%) Ajax
10 4 (7.02%) jQuery
10 4 (7.02%) REST
10 4 (7.02%) .NET
11 3 (5.26%) J2SE
11 3 (5.26%) JMS
11 3 (5.26%) JPA
11 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (3.51%) HTML5
12 2 (3.51%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Blog
5 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) UNIX
4 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) TDD
3 8 (14.04%) BDD
4 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.28%) Web Development
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
5 6 (10.53%) DevOps
6 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Open Source
7 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
7 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL
7 4 (7.02%) OO
7 4 (7.02%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.26%) Content Management
8 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.28%) PHP
6 4 (7.02%) Perl
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) PHP5
7 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) COBOL
9 1 (1.75%) VB
9 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
4 1 (1.75%) CISA
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.26%) XenApp
2 3 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.75%) Nagios
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
1 1 (1.75%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) StatsD
1 1 (1.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Sun
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Adobe
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.75%) Sophos
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Sybase
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) Alterian
6 1 (1.75%) PayPal
6 1 (1.75%) WorldPay
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