Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 19 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 184 139 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.28% 6.62% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.27% 24.43% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 87 81
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% -11.43%
10th Percentile £270 £275 £288
90th Percentile £538 £475 £525
Scotland median daily rate £405 £350 £383
% change year-on-year +15.71% -8.50% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £52.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +160.00% -

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 728 569 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.84% 27.08% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 338 361
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £264 £263 £269
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.70 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.43% +108.00% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £43.75 £40.38
% change year-on-year -45.14% +8.35% +1.58%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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.

1 106 (57.61%) Java
2 81 (44.02%) Linux
3 79 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (35.87%) RESTful
5 65 (35.33%) Finance
6 60 (32.61%) Spring
7 58 (31.52%) Git (software)
8 53 (28.80%) JSON
9 52 (28.26%) XML
10 49 (26.63%) HTML
11 48 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (23.91%) JavaScript
12 44 (23.91%) Puppet
12 44 (23.91%) GitHub
13 43 (23.37%) Oracle
14 42 (22.83%) CSS
15 39 (21.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (21.20%) Jenkins
16 38 (20.65%) REST
17 37 (20.11%) Software Engineering
17 37 (20.11%) Scrum
18 36 (19.57%) SOA
19 35 (19.02%) SQL
20 33 (17.93%) SOAP
20 33 (17.93%) Test Automation
20 33 (17.93%) Mockito
21 32 (17.39%) Cucumber
22 31 (16.85%) GitLab
22 31 (16.85%) Configuration Management
23 29 (15.76%) JMX

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 23 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (10.33%) CMS
3 14 (7.61%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (4.35%) Drupal
5 8 (4.35%) JBoss
5 8 (4.35%) nginx
6 3 (1.63%) Apache
6 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.09%) SAS
8 1 (0.54%) CICS
8 1 (0.54%) Confluence
8 1 (0.54%) IIS
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (7.07%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.43%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (9.78%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.91%) GitHub
2 28 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.43%) Lucidchart
4 4 (2.17%) npm
5 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.54%) Route 53
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) HTTP
2 3 (1.63%) DNS
2 3 (1.63%) Firewall
2 3 (1.63%) LDAP
2 3 (1.63%) SSL
3 2 (1.09%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.09%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) Intranet
3 2 (1.09%) LAN
3 2 (1.09%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.09%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.72%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.17%) MySQL
6 3 (1.63%) DB2
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.09%) Spatial Data
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.54%) Big Data
8 1 (0.54%) DTS
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 58 (31.52%) Git (software)
2 39 (21.20%) Jenkins
3 33 (17.93%) Mockito
4 32 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 31 (16.85%) GitLab
6 19 (10.33%) JIRA
7 16 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (5.98%) Axure RP
8 11 (5.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (3.80%) Subversion
10 6 (3.26%) Artifactory
10 6 (3.26%) Maven
10 6 (3.26%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.72%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.17%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.63%) NUnit
13 3 (1.63%) Selenium
13 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 65 (35.33%) Finance
2 19 (10.33%) Banking
3 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.26%) Electronics
4 6 (3.26%) Law
4 6 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.26%) Marketing
4 6 (3.26%) Publishing
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (40.76%) Developer
2 27 (14.67%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.96%) Java Engineer
4 21 (11.41%) Analyst
5 17 (9.24%) Cloud Engineer
6 16 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 15 (8.15%) Business Analyst
7 15 (8.15%) Consultant
8 13 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (7.07%) ServiceNow Developer
9 12 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (6.52%) Digital Analyst
9 12 (6.52%) Digital Business Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (5.43%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) Technical Engineer
13 8 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
14 7 (3.80%) .NET Developer
14 7 (3.80%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (35.87%) RESTful
2 60 (32.61%) Spring
3 53 (28.80%) JSON
4 52 (28.26%) XML
5 49 (26.63%) HTML
6 42 (22.83%) CSS
7 38 (20.65%) REST
8 33 (17.93%) SOAP
9 29 (15.76%) AngularJS
9 29 (15.76%) JMX
10 18 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (8.70%) Ajax
12 15 (8.15%) Hibernate
12 15 (8.15%) Sass
13 14 (7.61%) HTML5
13 14 (7.61%) JPA
14 13 (7.07%) CSS3
15 12 (6.52%) JSF
16 11 (5.98%) .NET
16 11 (5.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.13%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.61%) User Experience
3 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.09%) DataPower
6 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.09%) PKI
7 1 (0.54%) Derivative
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 81 (44.02%) Linux
2 39 (21.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (9.78%) Windows
4 5 (2.72%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (20.11%) Scrum
3 37 (20.11%) Software Engineering
4 36 (19.57%) SOA
5 33 (17.93%) Test Automation
6 31 (16.85%) Configuration Management
7 22 (11.96%) Microservices
8 20 (10.87%) Use Case
9 19 (10.33%) OO
10 18 (9.78%) Web Development
11 17 (9.24%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (9.24%) Workflow
12 16 (8.70%) DevOps
13 14 (7.61%) ITSM
13 14 (7.61%) Mentoring
14 13 (7.07%) Analytics
14 13 (7.07%) Risk Management
14 13 (7.07%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.07%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 106 (57.61%) Java
2 44 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 35 (19.02%) SQL
4 12 (6.52%) C#
5 9 (4.89%) PHP
6 7 (3.80%) C++
7 6 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.72%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.72%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.63%) ES6
10 2 (1.09%) Python
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (15.76%) Degree
2 19 (10.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) APMP
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.78%) GDPR
2 13 (7.07%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 44 (23.91%) Puppet
2 27 (14.67%) Ansible
3 8 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (23.37%) Oracle
2 17 (9.24%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.61%) ServiceNow
4 11 (5.98%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.80%) Facebook
5 7 (3.80%) Google
5 7 (3.80%) Twitter
6 6 (3.26%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.26%) SAP
7 3 (1.63%) Pega
8 2 (1.09%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco
8 2 (1.09%) Citrix
8 2 (1.09%) F5
8 2 (1.09%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (1.09%) Teradata
9 1 (0.54%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.54%) Cloudera