The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 30 25 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 +33  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 47 87 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.22% 5.76% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.01% 27.53% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 13
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +7.43% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 261 316 246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 29.00% 20.93% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 180 162
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 £308 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -64.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Edinburgh

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Edinburgh

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Edinburgh

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Edinburgh

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 70 (70.71%) Java
2 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (34.34%) Scrum
4 27 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 26 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
6 25 (25.25%) TDD
6 25 (25.25%) REST
7 24 (24.24%) Oracle
8 23 (23.23%) XML
9 22 (22.22%) Linux
9 22 (22.22%) HTML
10 21 (21.21%) Jenkins
10 21 (21.21%) Microservices
11 20 (20.20%) JSON
12 19 (19.19%) Selenium
12 19 (19.19%) Python
13 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 17 (17.17%) SOA
14 17 (17.17%) Finance
15 15 (15.15%) SQL
15 15 (15.15%) BDD
15 15 (15.15%) Maven
15 15 (15.15%) Oracle Database
16 14 (14.14%) Relational Database
16 14 (14.14%) JIRA
16 14 (14.14%) RESTful
16 14 (14.14%) SOAP
17 13 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (13.13%) WSDL

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 12 (12.12%) JBoss
2 8 (8.08%) GeoServer
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.04%) SAS
4 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) Confluence
6 2 (2.02%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.01%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Project
1 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.02%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.05%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (5.05%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.02%) IaaS
6 2 (2.02%) PaaS
6 2 (2.02%) Route 53
6 2 (2.02%) SaaS
6 2 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Internet
1 5 (5.05%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.02%) DNS
2 2 (2.02%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) SSL
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 14 (14.14%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (12.12%) Spatial Data
5 11 (11.11%) GIS
6 10 (10.10%) NoSQL
7 9 (9.09%) MySQL
8 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
9 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.04%) Big Data
10 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (4.04%) QGIS
11 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (2.02%) DB2
13 1 (1.01%) QlikView
13 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 19 (19.19%) Selenium
3 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 15 (15.15%) Maven
5 14 (14.14%) JIRA
6 10 (10.10%) SoapUI
6 10 (10.10%) Subversion
6 10 (10.10%) WebDriver
7 9 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 8 (8.08%) Bugzilla
8 8 (8.08%) Gradle
8 8 (8.08%) JBehave
9 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.03%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.03%) Flyway
11 2 (2.02%) GitLab
11 2 (2.02%) Log4j
11 2 (2.02%) Xcode
12 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.01%) Mockito
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (51.52%) Developer
2 28 (28.28%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Analyst
4 14 (14.14%) Architect
5 12 (12.12%) Data Analyst
5 12 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Test Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Angular Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Technical Architect
8 7 (7.07%) Open Source Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Python Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Consultant
10 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) iOS Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 25 (25.25%) REST
3 23 (23.23%) XML
4 22 (22.22%) HTML
5 20 (20.20%) JSON
6 14 (14.14%) RESTful
6 14 (14.14%) SOAP
7 13 (13.13%) WSDL
8 12 (12.12%) CSS
8 12 (12.12%) Node.js
8 12 (12.12%) Spring
9 11 (11.11%) PostGIS
10 10 (10.10%) HTML5
10 10 (10.10%) Java EE
11 9 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 9 (9.09%) JMS
11 9 (9.09%) JPA
11 9 (9.09%) OpenLayers
11 9 (9.09%) XML Messaging
12 7 (7.07%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.07%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (7.07%) User Experience
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) Driving Licence
4 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.02%) Social Media
8 1 (1.01%) Animation
8 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.34%) Scrum
3 26 (26.26%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (25.25%) TDD
5 21 (21.21%) Microservices
6 17 (17.17%) SOA
7 15 (15.15%) BDD
8 13 (13.13%) SDLC
9 12 (12.12%) Open Source
10 11 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.11%) Open Source Development
10 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.11%) Web Development
11 10 (10.10%) MVC
12 9 (9.09%) DevOps
12 9 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
13 8 (8.08%) Manual Testing
13 8 (8.08%) OO
13 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
14 7 (7.07%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 70 (70.71%) Java
2 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.19%) Python
4 15 (15.15%) SQL
5 6 (6.06%) C#
6 3 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.03%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.02%) PHP
7 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.02%) VB
8 1 (1.01%) ES6
8 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) APMP
6 1 (1.01%) IISP
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Ansible
2 3 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (2.02%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Oracle
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.08%) CA Agile Central
4 7 (7.07%) ESRI
5 6 (6.06%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.04%) Cloudera
6 4 (4.04%) Teradata
7 3 (3.03%) Apigee
8 2 (2.02%) Apple
8 2 (2.02%) IBM
8 2 (2.02%) Misys
9 1 (1.01%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.01%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.01%) SAP
9 1 (1.01%) Tableau
9 1 (1.01%) Talend
9 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
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