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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 23 22 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +34
Contract jobs citing Web Services 59 108 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.04% 7.40% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.30% 28.72% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 15
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +56.36%

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
277 376 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.05% 25.77% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 201 153
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 73 (64.60%) Java
2 71 (62.83%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (37.17%) Scrum
4 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
4 32 (28.32%) XML
5 30 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (25.66%) TDD
7 27 (23.89%) Oracle
7 27 (23.89%) AngularJS
8 26 (23.01%) SQL
8 26 (23.01%) HTML
9 23 (20.35%) REST
10 22 (19.47%) SOA
11 21 (18.58%) Python
11 21 (18.58%) Microservices
12 20 (17.70%) Jenkins
12 20 (17.70%) Linux
13 19 (16.81%) SOAP
13 19 (16.81%) Oracle Database
14 18 (15.93%) JSON
14 18 (15.93%) JIRA
14 18 (15.93%) Maven
15 17 (15.04%) Selenium
15 17 (15.04%) JBoss
16 16 (14.16%) Finance
16 16 (14.16%) BDD
16 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
17 15 (13.27%) RESTful
17 15 (13.27%) Java EE
17 15 (13.27%) Relational Database

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 17 (15.04%) JBoss
2 11 (9.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (7.96%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (7.08%) GeoServer
5 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.65%) Confluence
6 3 (2.65%) SAS
7 2 (1.77%) Apache
7 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.77%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.77%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (2.65%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.77%) IaaS
6 2 (1.77%) PaaS
6 2 (1.77%) Route 53
6 2 (1.77%) SaaS
6 2 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) Internet
1 5 (4.42%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.77%) DNS
2 2 (1.77%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) SSL
2 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) Oracle Database
2 15 (13.27%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.62%) Spatial Data
4 11 (9.73%) GIS
4 11 (9.73%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.73%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.19%) MySQL
7 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.54%) QGIS
8 3 (2.65%) Big Data
9 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.77%) DB2
9 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.88%) QlikView
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) Jenkins
2 18 (15.93%) JIRA
2 18 (15.93%) Maven
3 17 (15.04%) Selenium
4 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
5 11 (9.73%) SoapUI
6 10 (8.85%) Eclipse
6 10 (8.85%) Subversion
7 9 (7.96%) Cucumber
8 8 (7.08%) Gradle
8 8 (7.08%) JBehave
8 8 (7.08%) WebDriver
9 6 (5.31%) Bugzilla
10 3 (2.65%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.65%) Flyway
11 2 (1.77%) Bower
11 2 (1.77%) Grunt
11 2 (1.77%) gulp
11 2 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.77%) Protractor
General
1 16 (14.16%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Back Office
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (59.29%) Developer
2 34 (30.09%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.16%) Analyst
4 13 (11.50%) Architect
4 13 (11.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Data Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) BizTalk Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Angular Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Open Source Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Python Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Consultant
9 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.32%) XML
2 27 (23.89%) AngularJS
3 26 (23.01%) HTML
4 23 (20.35%) REST
5 19 (16.81%) SOAP
6 18 (15.93%) JSON
7 15 (13.27%) Java EE
7 15 (13.27%) RESTful
8 14 (12.39%) CSS
8 14 (12.39%) WSDL
9 13 (11.50%) .NET
9 13 (11.50%) JMS
9 13 (11.50%) Node.js
9 13 (11.50%) XSLT
10 11 (9.73%) Hibernate
10 11 (9.73%) JPA
10 11 (9.73%) PostGIS
10 11 (9.73%) Spring
11 10 (8.85%) HTML5
11 10 (8.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.08%) User Experience
3 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.42%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.77%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Animation
8 1 (0.88%) DataPower
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Linux
2 10 (8.85%) Windows
3 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (62.83%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.17%) Scrum
3 30 (26.55%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (25.66%) TDD
5 22 (19.47%) SOA
6 21 (18.58%) Microservices
7 16 (14.16%) BDD
8 15 (13.27%) SDLC
9 14 (12.39%) Open Source
10 13 (11.50%) Mentoring
10 13 (11.50%) Open Source Development
11 12 (10.62%) ETL
12 11 (9.73%) MVC
12 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.85%) Web Development
14 9 (7.96%) Coaching
14 9 (7.96%) DevOps
14 9 (7.96%) OO
15 8 (7.08%) Kanban
15 8 (7.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.60%) Java
2 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.01%) SQL
4 21 (18.58%) Python
5 13 (11.50%) C#
6 3 (2.65%) Apple Swift
6 3 (2.65%) C
6 3 (2.65%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.65%) PHP
6 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.77%) ES6
7 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.77%) VB
7 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) APMP
6 1 (0.88%) IISP
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Ansible
2 3 (2.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.77%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (23.89%) Oracle
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.19%) ESRI
5 6 (5.31%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (5.31%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.65%) Apigee
6 3 (2.65%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.65%) IBM
6 3 (2.65%) Teradata
7 2 (1.77%) Apple
7 2 (1.77%) Misys
8 1 (0.88%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Tableau
8 1 (0.88%) Talend
8 1 (0.88%) Xamarin