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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 56 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 21 49 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 3.96% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.47% 14.20% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £423 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £278 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
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%
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
248 345 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.07% 27.89% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 184 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 39 (56.52%) Java
2 32 (46.38%) Linux
3 27 (39.13%) SQL
4 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (30.43%) RESTful
6 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
7 18 (26.09%) HTML
7 18 (26.09%) SOAP
8 17 (24.64%) JBoss
8 17 (24.64%) JSON
9 16 (23.19%) Oracle
10 15 (21.74%) XML
11 14 (20.29%) J2EE
12 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
12 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
13 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (17.39%) Apache
13 12 (17.39%) HTTP
14 11 (15.94%) Ant
14 11 (15.94%) PHP
14 11 (15.94%) JMeter
14 11 (15.94%) TDD
14 11 (15.94%) Finance
14 11 (15.94%) Web Development
15 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
15 10 (14.49%) Mac OS X
16 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
16 9 (13.04%) JUnit
16 9 (13.04%) .NET
16 9 (13.04%) UNIX

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 17 (24.64%) JBoss
2 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
3 12 (17.39%) Apache
4 9 (13.04%) WordPress
5 8 (11.59%) nginx
6 7 (10.14%) IIS
7 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
8 4 (5.80%) CMS
8 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
9 3 (4.35%) Confluence
10 2 (2.90%) CICS
11 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Heroku
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) HTTP
2 8 (11.59%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) Firewall
4 2 (2.90%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.90%) LDAP
4 2 (2.90%) DNS
4 2 (2.90%) SSL
5 1 (1.45%) DMZ
5 1 (1.45%) SMTP
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) DB2
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (1.45%) DataStage
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Ant
1 11 (15.94%) JMeter
2 9 (13.04%) JUnit
3 8 (11.59%) JProfiler
3 8 (11.59%) VisualVM
4 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.35%) Subversion
5 3 (4.35%) Maven
5 3 (4.35%) JIRA
5 3 (4.35%) Selenium
5 3 (4.35%) Fiddler
5 3 (4.35%) Gradle
5 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.90%) Hudson
6 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.45%) HttpUnit
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) International Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (47.83%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Data Migration Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (4.35%) CRM Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (2.90%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.43%) RESTful
2 18 (26.09%) HTML
2 18 (26.09%) SOAP
3 17 (24.64%) JSON
4 15 (21.74%) XML
5 14 (20.29%) J2EE
6 9 (13.04%) .NET
7 8 (11.59%) Spring
8 7 (10.14%) jQuery
9 6 (8.70%) CSS
9 6 (8.70%) JSP
9 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
10 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.25%) WCF
10 5 (7.25%) Ajax
10 5 (7.25%) REST
11 4 (5.80%) JSF
12 3 (4.35%) JPA
12 3 (4.35%) Drools
12 3 (4.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Open Source
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) VSAM
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Linux
2 10 (14.49%) Mac OS X
3 9 (13.04%) UNIX
4 4 (5.80%) Windows
5 3 (4.35%) Android
5 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.45%) zOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (15.94%) TDD
3 11 (15.94%) Web Development
4 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.04%) MVC
6 7 (10.14%) Refactoring
6 7 (10.14%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.70%) SOA
8 5 (7.25%) CRM
8 5 (7.25%) Scrum
9 4 (5.80%) Migration
9 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.80%) DevOps
9 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) Java
2 27 (39.13%) SQL
3 20 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.94%) PHP
5 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 8 (11.59%) PHP5
7 5 (7.25%) C#
8 3 (4.35%) Perl
9 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.45%) Python
10 1 (1.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.45%) Nagios
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
1 1 (1.45%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
1 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.45%) CA LISA
1 1 (1.45%) StatsD
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Sun
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) Adobe
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) Sophos
6 1 (1.45%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) CA
6 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
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