The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 89 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.96% 1.26% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.79% 6.91% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 7 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -19.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
359 188 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.07% 18.25% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 75 53
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Web Services
Scotland

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 78 (51.66%) Java
2 64 (42.38%) XML
3 62 (41.06%) SOAP
4 51 (33.77%) JBoss
5 48 (31.79%) RESTful
6 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (26.49%) JavaScript
7 40 (26.49%) SOA
8 39 (25.83%) JSON
9 38 (25.17%) HTML
10 36 (23.84%) JSF
11 34 (22.52%) HTTP
12 33 (21.85%) Linux
13 31 (20.53%) Hibernate
14 30 (19.87%) SQL
15 29 (19.21%) Oracle
15 29 (19.21%) CSS
16 28 (18.54%) Scrum
16 28 (18.54%) jQuery
16 28 (18.54%) Waterfall
17 27 (17.88%) JPA
18 26 (17.22%) Java EE
18 26 (17.22%) Mac OS X
19 24 (15.89%) RichFaces
20 23 (15.23%) Apache CXF
20 23 (15.23%) Project Management
20 23 (15.23%) Relational Database
21 22 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
23 19 (12.58%) .NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (7.28%) IIS
2 10 (6.62%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.96%) Lync
3 9 (5.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.97%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.31%) CMS
6 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.65%) WordPress
7 2 (1.32%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.66%) nginx
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.66%) Node.js
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Heroku
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.52%) HTTP
2 14 (9.27%) Reverse Proxy
3 11 (7.28%) Internet
4 10 (6.62%) Firewall
4 10 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.97%) Network Security
6 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.66%) DNS
7 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.23%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (5.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.99%) MySQL
4 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (9.27%) Subversion
2 9 (5.96%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.64%) Maven
4 6 (3.97%) Ant
4 6 (3.97%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.97%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.31%) JUnit
6 4 (2.65%) Hudson
6 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.32%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.32%) Selenium
8 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.66%) JIRA
8 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.66%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
General
1 18 (11.92%) Finance
2 9 (5.96%) Retail
3 5 (3.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (52.98%) Developer
2 29 (19.21%) Java Developer
3 28 (18.54%) Architect
4 18 (11.92%) Java Architect
5 15 (9.93%) Front-End Developer
6 14 (9.27%) Designer
6 14 (9.27%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.62%) Lead Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Consultant
7 10 (6.62%) Applications Architect
7 10 (6.62%) CLAS Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) SharePoint Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Java Applications Architect
9 7 (4.64%) UI Programmer
9 7 (4.64%) Junior Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Junior Java Architect
9 7 (4.64%) UI Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Junior
10 6 (3.97%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (42.38%) XML
2 62 (41.06%) SOAP
3 48 (31.79%) RESTful
4 39 (25.83%) JSON
5 38 (25.17%) HTML
6 36 (23.84%) JSF
7 31 (20.53%) Hibernate
8 29 (19.21%) CSS
9 28 (18.54%) jQuery
10 27 (17.88%) JPA
11 26 (17.22%) Java EE
12 24 (15.89%) RichFaces
13 23 (15.23%) Apache CXF
14 19 (12.58%) HTML5
14 19 (12.58%) .NET
15 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET
16 14 (9.27%) Drools
16 14 (9.27%) CSS3
17 13 (8.61%) jBPM
18 9 (5.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Open Source
2 9 (5.96%) FMCG
3 8 (5.30%) CESG
3 8 (5.30%) CESG CLAS
3 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.99%) Blog
4 3 (1.99%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.32%) AS400
5 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.85%) Linux
2 26 (17.22%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.31%) Windows
4 4 (2.65%) UNIX
5 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.49%) SOA
3 28 (18.54%) Scrum
3 28 (18.54%) Waterfall
4 23 (15.23%) Project Management
5 22 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (12.58%) Web Development
8 18 (11.92%) UML
9 17 (11.26%) Unit Testing
10 16 (10.60%) Refactoring
10 16 (10.60%) Use Case
10 16 (10.60%) OO
11 15 (9.93%) Release Management
12 14 (9.27%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (9.27%) Data Modelling
12 14 (9.27%) Software Engineering
13 12 (7.95%) DSDM
13 12 (7.95%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (7.95%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 78 (51.66%) Java
2 40 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 30 (19.87%) SQL
4 9 (5.96%) C#
5 7 (4.64%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.64%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.64%) PHP
6 2 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (0.66%) XQuery
7 1 (0.66%) Jython
7 1 (0.66%) AspectJ
7 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
1 2 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) ISEB
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) GPG13
2 7 (4.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Puppet
1 5 (3.31%) Vagrant
1 5 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.66%) StatsD
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.66%) Nagios
2 1 (0.66%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 51 (33.77%) JBoss
2 29 (19.21%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.97%) IBM
5 2 (1.32%) HP
5 2 (1.32%) Pega
5 2 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.66%) Siebel
6 1 (0.66%) Twitter
6 1 (0.66%) InterSystems
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Scottish Government
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Scottish Government
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