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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 20 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 65 83 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.44% 4.87% 4.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.44% 24.06% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 49 32
Median daily rate £350 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.43%
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
266 345 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.34% 20.25% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 201 186
Median daily rate £350 £350 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 130 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (63.69%) Java
3 97 (54.19%) Scrum
4 72 (40.22%) XML
5 71 (39.66%) Maven
6 69 (38.55%) Open Source
6 69 (38.55%) JavaScript
7 61 (34.08%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (31.28%) Python
9 51 (28.49%) SOA
9 51 (28.49%) TDD
10 50 (27.93%) JBoss
10 50 (27.93%) JIRA
11 49 (27.37%) SDLC
12 48 (26.82%) SOAP
13 47 (26.26%) SQL
14 43 (24.02%) Java EE
15 42 (23.46%) REST
16 41 (22.91%) PostGIS
16 41 (22.91%) GeoServer
16 41 (22.91%) GIS
17 40 (22.35%) ESRI
17 40 (22.35%) XSLT
17 40 (22.35%) OpenLayers
17 40 (22.35%) Leaflet
18 39 (21.79%) User Experience
18 39 (21.79%) HTML
19 37 (20.67%) Oracle
20 35 (19.55%) Selenium
20 35 (19.55%) JBehave

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (27.93%) JBoss
2 41 (22.91%) GeoServer
3 13 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.35%) CMS
5 5 (2.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.23%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.68%) Drupal
7 3 (1.68%) IIS
7 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.12%) Apache
8 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (8.94%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (5.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.12%) IaaS
3 2 (1.12%) PaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Route 53
3 2 (1.12%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) HTTP
1 5 (2.79%) SSL
2 4 (2.23%) SSH
3 3 (1.68%) DNS
3 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.91%) GIS
2 27 (15.08%) Oracle Database
3 19 (10.61%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.38%) Spatial Data
5 7 (3.91%) MySQL
6 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.23%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.68%) MS Access
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.12%) SQLite
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.56%) Power BI
11 1 (0.56%) QGIS
11 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 71 (39.66%) Maven
2 50 (27.93%) JIRA
3 35 (19.55%) Cucumber
3 35 (19.55%) Gradle
3 35 (19.55%) JBehave
3 35 (19.55%) Selenium
4 32 (17.88%) Subversion
5 30 (16.76%) Eclipse
6 25 (13.97%) Jenkins
7 23 (12.85%) Artifactory
8 13 (7.26%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.91%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.35%) gulp
11 5 (2.79%) GitLab
11 5 (2.79%) NUnit
12 4 (2.23%) git-flow
12 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.68%) Grunt
13 3 (1.68%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (7.26%) Banking
2 7 (3.91%) Finance
3 2 (1.12%) Advertising
3 2 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (69.27%) Developer
2 58 (32.40%) Java Developer
3 39 (21.79%) GIS Developer
4 19 (10.61%) Analyst
5 18 (10.06%) Agile Business Analyst
5 18 (10.06%) Business Analyst
5 18 (10.06%) Senior Developer
5 18 (10.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (8.38%) Web Developer
7 13 (7.26%) BizTalk Developer
8 12 (6.70%) GIS Web Developer
9 11 (6.15%) Architect
10 9 (5.03%) Developer in Test
11 8 (4.47%) Open Source Developer
12 6 (3.35%) Consultant
12 6 (3.35%) Integration Developer
13 5 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (2.79%) Node.js Developer
13 5 (2.79%) Sitecore Architect
13 5 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (40.22%) XML
2 48 (26.82%) SOAP
3 43 (24.02%) Java EE
4 42 (23.46%) REST
5 41 (22.91%) PostGIS
6 40 (22.35%) Leaflet
6 40 (22.35%) OpenLayers
6 40 (22.35%) XSLT
7 39 (21.79%) HTML
8 34 (18.99%) Hibernate
9 30 (16.76%) Drools
9 30 (16.76%) jBPM
10 29 (16.20%) JPA
10 29 (16.20%) JSF
11 28 (15.64%) RichFaces
12 25 (13.97%) JMS
13 22 (12.29%) .NET
14 20 (11.17%) AngularJS
15 19 (10.61%) Middleware
15 19 (10.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.79%) User Experience
2 16 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.47%) iPad
4 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.79%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.68%) Clustering
7 3 (1.68%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) DataPower
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.70%) Windows
2 7 (3.91%) Unix
3 5 (2.79%) Linux
4 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (54.19%) Scrum
3 69 (38.55%) Open Source
4 61 (34.08%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (28.49%) SOA
5 51 (28.49%) TDD
6 49 (27.37%) SDLC
7 32 (17.88%) Kanban
8 28 (15.64%) User Stories
9 27 (15.08%) Open Source Development
10 26 (14.53%) BDD
11 20 (11.17%) Mentoring
12 19 (10.61%) Coaching
13 17 (9.50%) Microservices
14 15 (8.38%) Web Development
14 15 (8.38%) Wireframes
15 14 (7.82%) MVC
16 13 (7.26%) ETL
16 13 (7.26%) OO
17 12 (6.70%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 114 (63.69%) Java
2 69 (38.55%) JavaScript
3 56 (31.28%) Python
4 47 (26.26%) SQL
5 19 (10.61%) C#
6 14 (7.82%) PL/SQL
7 10 (5.59%) C
8 7 (3.91%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.79%) PHP
9 5 (2.79%) VBScript
10 3 (1.68%) ES6
10 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.68%) VBA
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) Perl
11 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) AspectJ
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.23%) Degree
3 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.85%) WCAG
2 21 (11.73%) QA
3 6 (3.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (12.85%) Ansible
2 3 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 40 (22.35%) ESRI
2 37 (20.67%) Oracle
3 26 (14.53%) Microsoft
4 17 (9.50%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.79%) IBM
5 5 (2.79%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.23%) ForgeRock
6 4 (2.23%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.56%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.56%) Zend