Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 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.

Web Services
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 177 116 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.08% 6.53% 5.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.86% 21.72% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 93
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £298 £317 £290
90th Percentile £538 £500 £545
Scotland median daily rate £425 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +19.72% -5.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £52.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +160.00% -55.56%

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 712 534 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.47% 30.07% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 353 407
Edinburgh median daily rate £378 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% -2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £279 £285 £275
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +108.00% -44.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £40.19
% change year-on-year -46.67% +11.97% +0.48%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 98 (55.37%) Java
2 84 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (44.07%) RESTful
4 75 (42.37%) Linux
5 72 (40.68%) Finance
6 65 (36.72%) Spring
7 61 (34.46%) Git (software)
8 59 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (32.20%) JSON
10 56 (31.64%) XML
11 46 (25.99%) Puppet
11 46 (25.99%) GitHub
11 46 (25.99%) Jenkins
12 45 (25.42%) JavaScript
12 45 (25.42%) HTML
13 43 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (23.73%) Scrum
15 41 (23.16%) SOA
16 39 (22.03%) Software Engineering
17 38 (21.47%) CSS
17 38 (21.47%) Configuration Management
18 37 (20.90%) REST
18 37 (20.90%) Mockito
19 35 (19.77%) Cucumber
19 35 (19.77%) SOAP
20 34 (19.21%) Oracle
20 34 (19.21%) JMX
21 33 (18.64%) GitLab
22 31 (17.51%) Degree
23 30 (16.95%) Computer Science

Web Services
Co-occurring 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 24 (13.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (11.86%) CMS
3 11 (6.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (4.52%) Drupal
4 8 (4.52%) JBoss
4 8 (4.52%) nginx
5 5 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.13%) Apache
7 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) CICS
8 1 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (9.60%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.65%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (13.56%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (25.99%) GitHub
2 20 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.65%) Lucidchart
4 7 (3.95%) PaaS
5 4 (2.26%) npm
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.95%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) Firewall
2 3 (1.69%) SSL
3 2 (1.13%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.13%) DNS
3 2 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.13%) Internet
3 2 (1.13%) Intranet
3 2 (1.13%) LAN
3 2 (1.13%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.13%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) AMQP
4 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) IPsec
4 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.04%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.26%) DB2
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) DTS
8 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 61 (34.46%) Git (software)
2 46 (25.99%) Jenkins
3 37 (20.90%) Mockito
4 35 (19.77%) Cucumber
5 33 (18.64%) GitLab
6 18 (10.17%) JIRA
7 11 (6.21%) Axure RP
7 11 (6.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 9 (5.08%) Maven
9 7 (3.95%) Subversion
10 6 (3.39%) Artifactory
10 6 (3.39%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.82%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.82%) Selenium
12 4 (2.26%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.26%) NUnit
12 4 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.69%) Ant
14 2 (1.13%) JUnit
General
1 72 (40.68%) Finance
2 24 (13.56%) Banking
3 8 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.39%) Electronics
4 6 (3.39%) Law
4 6 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.39%) Marketing
4 6 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (39.55%) Developer
2 29 (16.38%) Java Developer
3 25 (14.12%) Java Engineer
4 22 (12.43%) Analyst
5 20 (11.30%) Business Analyst
6 16 (9.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (8.47%) Digital Analyst
7 15 (8.47%) Digital Business Analyst
7 15 (8.47%) Software Engineer
8 14 (7.91%) Agile Business Analyst
8 14 (7.91%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (7.34%) Consultant
9 13 (7.34%) ServiceNow Developer
10 11 (6.21%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Architect
11 10 (5.65%) Senior Java Engineer
11 10 (5.65%) Senior Software Engineer
12 9 (5.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 8 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (4.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (44.07%) RESTful
2 65 (36.72%) Spring
3 57 (32.20%) JSON
4 56 (31.64%) XML
5 45 (25.42%) HTML
6 38 (21.47%) CSS
7 37 (20.90%) REST
8 35 (19.77%) SOAP
9 34 (19.21%) JMX
10 28 (15.82%) AngularJS
11 18 (10.17%) HTML5
11 18 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (9.60%) CSS3
13 16 (9.04%) Hibernate
14 15 (8.47%) JPA
15 14 (7.91%) Ajax
15 14 (7.91%) JSF
16 13 (7.34%) React
17 12 (6.78%) Node.js
18 11 (6.21%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.47%) User Experience
3 11 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.82%) iPad
6 4 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.69%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (1.69%) PKI
7 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.13%) DataPower
8 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.13%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 75 (42.37%) Linux
2 43 (24.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.95%) Windows
4 6 (3.39%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (23.73%) Scrum
4 41 (23.16%) SOA
5 39 (22.03%) Software Engineering
6 38 (21.47%) Configuration Management
7 28 (15.82%) Test Automation
8 23 (12.99%) Microservices
9 22 (12.43%) DevOps
10 21 (11.86%) Mentoring
10 21 (11.86%) OO
11 19 (10.73%) Use Case
12 17 (9.60%) Workflow
13 16 (9.04%) BDD
13 16 (9.04%) High Availability
14 15 (8.47%) Wireframes
15 14 (7.91%) ITSM
15 14 (7.91%) Web Development
16 13 (7.34%) Risk Management
16 13 (7.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 98 (55.37%) Java
2 45 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 27 (15.25%) SQL
4 14 (7.91%) C#
5 8 (4.52%) PHP
6 6 (3.39%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.39%) C++
6 6 (3.39%) Ruby
7 5 (2.82%) Groovy
7 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.82%) Python
8 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.69%) ES6
9 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) Degree
2 23 (12.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.82%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.17%) GDPR
2 13 (7.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 46 (25.99%) Puppet
2 20 (11.30%) Ansible
3 5 (2.82%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (19.21%) Oracle
2 19 (10.73%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.91%) ServiceNow
4 11 (6.21%) Sitecore
5 10 (5.65%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.95%) Facebook
6 7 (3.95%) Google
6 7 (3.95%) Twitter
7 6 (3.39%) Pega
7 6 (3.39%) SAP
8 2 (1.13%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.13%) Capita
8 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.13%) Cisco
8 2 (1.13%) Citrix
8 2 (1.13%) F5
8 2 (1.13%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.13%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) Informatica
9 1 (0.56%) Teradata