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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 49 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 33 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.45% 2.62% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.96% 10.60% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £329 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £393 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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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
276 283 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.47% 24.67% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 140 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 44 (57.14%) Java
2 29 (37.66%) SQL
3 26 (33.77%) Linux
4 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.97%) HTML
6 19 (24.68%) Oracle
6 19 (24.68%) JBoss
7 15 (19.48%) SOAP
7 15 (19.48%) J2EE
7 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
7 15 (19.48%) RESTful
8 13 (16.88%) JSON
8 13 (16.88%) JMeter
9 12 (15.58%) .NET
9 12 (15.58%) Apache
9 12 (15.58%) SOA
9 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
10 11 (14.29%) JUnit
11 10 (12.99%) Finance
11 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (11.69%) Web Development
12 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
12 9 (11.69%) TDD
12 9 (11.69%) PHP
12 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
12 9 (11.69%) XML
12 9 (11.69%) Ant
12 9 (11.69%) Internet
13 8 (10.39%) OO

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (24.68%) JBoss
2 12 (15.58%) Apache
3 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
4 8 (10.39%) nginx
5 7 (9.09%) IIS
6 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
7 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
7 4 (5.19%) CMS
7 4 (5.19%) WordPress
8 3 (3.90%) Confluence
9 2 (2.60%) CICS
9 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.30%) Drupal
10 1 (1.30%) PegaRULES
10 1 (1.30%) Lync
10 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Internet
2 7 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.60%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.60%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) MySQL
3 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) DataStage
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) JMeter
2 11 (14.29%) JUnit
3 9 (11.69%) Ant
4 8 (10.39%) VisualVM
4 8 (10.39%) JProfiler
5 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.90%) HttpUnit
6 3 (3.90%) JIRA
6 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.90%) Gradle
6 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.90%) Maven
7 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.60%) Hudson
7 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.60%) Selenium
7 2 (2.60%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.30%) FxCop
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Developer
2 17 (22.08%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Designer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Data Migration Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Java Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) HTML
2 15 (19.48%) SOAP
2 15 (19.48%) J2EE
2 15 (19.48%) RESTful
3 13 (16.88%) JSON
4 12 (15.58%) .NET
5 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
5 9 (11.69%) XML
6 8 (10.39%) CSS
6 8 (10.39%) JSF
6 8 (10.39%) jBPM
6 8 (10.39%) Drools
7 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.79%) JRules
8 6 (7.79%) Spring
8 6 (7.79%) jQuery
9 5 (6.49%) WCF
9 5 (6.49%) HTML5
10 3 (3.90%) Apache CXF
10 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.79%) Open Source
4 3 (3.90%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.90%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) CESG
5 2 (2.60%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) DataPower
6 1 (1.30%) iSeries
6 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) VSAM
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) UNIX
3 5 (6.49%) Android
3 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.49%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Windows
5 1 (1.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.58%) SOA
3 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (11.69%) Web Development
4 9 (11.69%) TDD
5 8 (10.39%) OO
6 7 (9.09%) BPMN
6 7 (9.09%) Use Case
6 7 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (9.09%) MVC
6 7 (9.09%) UML
6 7 (9.09%) OOD
7 6 (7.79%) CRM
8 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.49%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
9 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.90%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.14%) Java
2 29 (37.66%) SQL
3 15 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.69%) PHP
5 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.79%) C#
7 5 (6.49%) PHP5
8 4 (5.19%) Python
8 4 (5.19%) Perl
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby
9 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) GPG13
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) Sun
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) Pega
4 3 (3.90%) CA
4 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.30%) HP
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £450 per day + Experience depending
Posted: 8 days ago