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 June 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.

Web Services
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 64
Rank change year-on-year -8 +43  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 62 110 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.20% 8.17% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.20% 35.26% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 20
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £260 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £469 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

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 307 312 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.76% 23.16% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 172 139
Median daily rate £400 £373 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +7.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 June 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 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 24 June 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 (66.97%) Java
2 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (35.78%) JavaScript
3 39 (35.78%) HTML
4 34 (31.19%) Finance
4 34 (31.19%) Linux
5 33 (30.28%) Git (software)
6 32 (29.36%) AngularJS
7 30 (27.52%) CSS
8 29 (26.61%) SQL
9 27 (24.77%) C#
10 26 (23.85%) TDD
11 25 (22.94%) Oracle
11 25 (22.94%) Test Automation
12 24 (22.02%) Scrum
13 23 (21.10%) Migration
13 23 (21.10%) Responsive Web Design
14 22 (20.18%) REST
14 22 (20.18%) JSON
14 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
15 21 (19.27%) MVC
16 20 (18.35%) XSLT
16 20 (18.35%) .NET
17 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (16.51%) jQuery
18 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (16.51%) MySQL
19 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET
19 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
19 17 (15.60%) Web Development

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 16 (14.68%) EPiServer
2 9 (8.26%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.59%) JBoss
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.59%) SAS
4 3 (2.75%) Confluence
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.42%) GitHub
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.92%) Route 53
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) DNS
1 1 (0.92%) HTTP
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
1 1 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (0.92%) SSL
1 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.51%) MySQL
2 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.68%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.67%) Big Data
8 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.75%) Spatial Data
9 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.92%) GIS
10 1 (0.92%) QlikView
10 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (30.28%) Git (software)
2 22 (20.18%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.93%) gulp
3 13 (11.93%) Moq
3 13 (11.93%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (11.93%) Selenium
3 13 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (11.01%) SoapUI
4 12 (11.01%) WebDriver
5 11 (10.09%) Subversion
6 9 (8.26%) Bugzilla
6 9 (8.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (7.34%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.34%) Mockito
8 7 (6.42%) Maven
9 6 (5.50%) GitLab
10 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.67%) JIRA
11 3 (2.75%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.83%) Xcode
General
1 34 (31.19%) Finance
2 14 (12.84%) Financial Institution
3 8 (7.34%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 4 (3.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Developer
2 24 (22.02%) Architect
3 15 (13.76%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.01%) Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Test Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Angular Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Java Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Data Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.67%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.78%) HTML
2 32 (29.36%) AngularJS
3 30 (27.52%) CSS
4 22 (20.18%) JSON
4 22 (20.18%) REST
5 20 (18.35%) .NET
5 20 (18.35%) XSLT
6 18 (16.51%) jQuery
7 17 (15.60%) .NET Framework
7 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET
8 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (14.68%) Entity Framework
8 16 (14.68%) LINQ
9 15 (13.76%) Spring
10 14 (12.84%) RESTful
10 14 (12.84%) XML
11 13 (11.93%) Modernizr
11 13 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (10.09%) SOAP
13 7 (6.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.26%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (8.26%) User Experience
3 7 (6.42%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.92%) Animation
7 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.19%) Linux
2 15 (13.76%) Windows
3 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.67%) Debian
5 2 (1.83%) Android
6 1 (0.92%) Unix
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.85%) TDD
3 25 (22.94%) Test Automation
4 24 (22.02%) Scrum
5 23 (21.10%) Migration
5 23 (21.10%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (19.27%) MVC
7 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (15.60%) Software Engineering
8 17 (15.60%) Web Development
9 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.26%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (8.26%) Manual Testing
10 9 (8.26%) SOA
11 8 (7.34%) DevOps
11 8 (7.34%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.42%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.42%) OO
12 7 (6.42%) Requirements Management
12 7 (6.42%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (66.97%) Java
2 39 (35.78%) JavaScript
3 29 (26.61%) SQL
4 27 (24.77%) C#
5 13 (11.93%) Python
6 10 (9.17%) C++
7 3 (2.75%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.75%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) Ruby
8 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) MCTS
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) APMP
6 2 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) Ansible
2 10 (9.17%) Puppet
3 8 (7.34%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.83%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.92%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Oracle
2 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.26%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.67%) Cloudera
5 4 (3.67%) Teradata
5 4 (3.67%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.83%) Apple
7 1 (0.92%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.92%) Apigee
7 1 (0.92%) ESRI
7 1 (0.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.92%) SAP
7 1 (0.92%) Tableau
7 1 (0.92%) Talend
7 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.92%) Zend
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