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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 65 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 22 63 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.51% 4.99% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.66% 18.10% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £308 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £555 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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
254 348 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.42% 27.58% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 205 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 33 (53.23%) Java
2 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 27 (43.55%) Linux
3 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.26%) RESTful
5 18 (29.03%) JSON
6 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (25.81%) HTML
7 15 (24.19%) SOAP
7 15 (24.19%) Tomcat
7 15 (24.19%) JBoss
8 14 (22.58%) TDD
8 14 (22.58%) Ant
9 13 (20.97%) XML
9 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
10 12 (19.35%) J2EE
10 12 (19.35%) HTTP
11 11 (17.74%) Apache
11 11 (17.74%) UNIX
11 11 (17.74%) Oracle
11 11 (17.74%) Finance
11 11 (17.74%) Web Development
12 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.13%) Mac OS X
13 9 (14.52%) JSP
13 9 (14.52%) PHP
13 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
13 9 (14.52%) WordPress
13 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (24.19%) JBoss
1 15 (24.19%) Tomcat
2 11 (17.74%) Apache
3 9 (14.52%) WordPress
4 8 (12.90%) nginx
5 7 (11.29%) IIS
6 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
8 3 (4.84%) Confluence
8 3 (4.84%) CMS
9 2 (3.23%) CICS
10 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Heroku
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) HTTP
2 8 (12.90%) Internet
3 3 (4.84%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) SSL
4 2 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) SMTP
5 1 (1.61%) DMZ
5 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) DB2
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) DataStage
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Ant
2 8 (12.90%) JUnit
2 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.29%) Selenium
3 7 (11.29%) JMeter
4 6 (9.68%) Maven
4 6 (9.68%) JIRA
4 6 (9.68%) WebDriver
4 6 (9.68%) Gradle
4 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.06%) Hudson
6 4 (6.45%) JProfiler
6 4 (6.45%) VisualVM
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
7 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.23%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) International Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) RESTful
2 18 (29.03%) JSON
3 16 (25.81%) HTML
4 15 (24.19%) SOAP
5 13 (20.97%) XML
6 12 (19.35%) J2EE
7 9 (14.52%) JSP
8 8 (12.90%) CSS
8 8 (12.90%) .NET
9 6 (9.68%) Spring
10 5 (8.06%) WCF
10 5 (8.06%) jQuery
10 5 (8.06%) REST
10 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.45%) Ajax
12 3 (4.84%) JPA
12 3 (4.84%) JMS
13 2 (3.23%) WinForms
13 2 (3.23%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.29%) Open Source
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Blog
4 1 (1.61%) iSeries
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) UNIX
3 10 (16.13%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.45%) Windows
5 2 (3.23%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.61%) zOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (22.58%) TDD
4 11 (17.74%) Web Development
5 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.90%) MVC
7 7 (11.29%) Refactoring
7 7 (11.29%) BDD
7 7 (11.29%) DevOps
8 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.06%) Scrum
10 4 (6.45%) SOA
10 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (53.23%) Java
2 27 (43.55%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) PHP
4 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.90%) PHP5
6 5 (8.06%) C#
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.61%) Nagios
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
1 1 (1.61%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) CA LISA
1 1 (1.61%) StatsD
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
1 1 (1.61%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Sun
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) Adobe
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) CA
5 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.61%) Sophos
5 1 (1.61%) PayPal
5 1 (1.61%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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