Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 51 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 70 95 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.13% 3.23% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.38% 11.73% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £343 £303
90th Percentile £564 £559 £625
Scotland median daily rate £438 £450 £395
% change year-on-year -2.78% +13.92% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 £52.17
% change year-on-year - -32.91% -

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 615 810 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.46% 27.58% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 473 375
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £40.50 £23.59 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.72% -45.64% -3.31%
10th Percentile £38.80 £14.45 £40.32
90th Percentile £45.20 £32.72 £49.70
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £43.39
% change year-on-year +3.70% -22.22% +20.53%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 31 (44.29%) Finance
2 30 (42.86%) Banking
3 25 (35.71%) Java
4 23 (32.86%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (24.29%) XML
6 17 (24.29%) SOA
7 16 (22.86%) OO
7 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (22.86%) RESTful
8 15 (21.43%) Python
9 14 (20.00%) IBM
9 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.14%) Service Design
10 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
10 12 (17.14%) Spring
10 12 (17.14%) Migration
11 11 (15.71%) UML
11 11 (15.71%) Eclipse
11 11 (15.71%) PowerDesigner
11 11 (15.71%) ERwin
11 11 (15.71%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
11 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
11 11 (15.71%) QA
11 11 (15.71%) Use Case
11 11 (15.71%) REST
11 11 (15.71%) Serverless
12 10 (14.29%) Mockito
12 10 (14.29%) DevOps

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 3 (4.29%) JBoss
1 3 (4.29%) Jupyter
1 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Drupal
2 1 (1.43%) nginx
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 23 (32.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.71%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (15.71%) Serverless
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (8.57%) PaaS
5 5 (7.14%) OpenShift
6 4 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (4.29%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (2.86%) GitHub
8 2 (2.86%) npm
9 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
9 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) ATM
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) QlikView
4 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Eclipse
1 11 (15.71%) ERwin
1 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
1 11 (15.71%) PowerDesigner
2 10 (14.29%) Mockito
3 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
4 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 5 (7.14%) Maven
6 2 (2.86%) GitLab
6 2 (2.86%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.43%) Gradle
7 1 (1.43%) gulp
7 1 (1.43%) Hudson
7 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.43%) jMock
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) Trac
7 1 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 31 (44.29%) Finance
2 30 (42.86%) Banking
3 9 (12.86%) Public Sector
4 5 (7.14%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Developer
2 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.00%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Architect
3 7 (10.00%) Consultant
3 7 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Python Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) XML
2 16 (22.86%) RESTful
3 12 (17.14%) Spring
4 11 (15.71%) REST
5 9 (12.86%) HTML
6 8 (11.43%) .NET
6 8 (11.43%) CSS
6 8 (11.43%) JSON
6 8 (11.43%) SOAP
7 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.14%) Backbone.js
8 5 (7.14%) JMX
8 5 (7.14%) Vue.js
9 4 (5.71%) React
10 2 (2.86%) .NET Core
10 2 (2.86%) CSS3
10 2 (2.86%) HTML5
10 2 (2.86%) J2EE
10 2 (2.86%) JMS
10 2 (2.86%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) CMDB
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) DataPower
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Windows
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) SOA
3 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (22.86%) OO
4 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
4 12 (17.14%) Migration
4 12 (17.14%) Service Design
5 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
5 11 (15.71%) UML
5 11 (15.71%) Use Case
6 10 (14.29%) DevOps
7 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.43%) High Availability
8 7 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Server Management
8 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
9 6 (8.57%) CRM
9 6 (8.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) Python
3 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) Java 8
5 7 (10.00%) C#
5 7 (10.00%) SQL
6 5 (7.14%) Ruby
7 4 (5.71%) PHP
8 3 (4.29%) Perl
8 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.43%) C++
10 1 (1.43%) ES6
10 1 (1.43%) Groovy
10 1 (1.43%) Scala
10 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (5.71%) NCSC
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) XenApp
1 5 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 4 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.43%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Puppet
2 6 (8.57%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Ambari
3 1 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.43%) Icinga
3 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) IBM
2 5 (7.14%) Citrix
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Charles River
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.43%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.43%) BMC
5 1 (1.43%) CA
5 1 (1.43%) F5
5 1 (1.43%) Facebook
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Planview
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) WSO2