Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 74 125 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.94% 4.45% 5.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.51% 20.13% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 70 62
Edinburgh median daily rate £431 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +10.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £347 £360 £320
90th Percentile £556 £572 £524
Scotland median daily rate £450 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - £52.00

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 643 621 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.54% 22.12% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 371 353
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £408 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +5.16% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £41.25 - £52.00
10th Percentile £35.00 - £45.22
90th Percentile £45.00 - £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £49.62
% change year-on-year +159.26% -72.79% +72.57%

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 March 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 19 March 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 45 (60.81%) Java
2 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 33 (44.59%) Spring
2 33 (44.59%) Jenkins
3 30 (40.54%) RESTful
3 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
5 23 (31.08%) JSON
5 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
5 23 (31.08%) Java 8
6 22 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (28.38%) Cucumber
8 19 (25.68%) Microservices
9 18 (24.32%) Scrum
9 18 (24.32%) SOAP
9 18 (24.32%) Linux
10 17 (22.97%) Banking
10 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (21.62%) Mockito
11 16 (21.62%) DevOps
11 16 (21.62%) CSS
12 15 (20.27%) Puppet
13 14 (18.92%) REST
13 14 (18.92%) HTML
14 13 (17.57%) Maven
14 13 (17.57%) GitHub
14 13 (17.57%) GitLab
15 12 (16.22%) React
16 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (14.86%) TDD

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 9 (12.16%) JBoss
2 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.35%) Appian
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) nginx
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.57%) GitHub
3 6 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (6.76%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.76%) Serverless
5 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.05%) NuGet
6 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.35%) IaaS
7 1 (1.35%) npm
7 1 (1.35%) Office 365
7 1 (1.35%) PaaS
7 1 (1.35%) Route 53
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Calico
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) Network Security
2 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.41%) Big Data
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) DataStage
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Parquet
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) Redis
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) Jenkins
2 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
3 21 (28.38%) Cucumber
4 16 (21.62%) Mockito
5 13 (17.57%) GitLab
5 13 (17.57%) Maven
6 9 (12.16%) JIRA
6 9 (12.16%) JUnit
6 9 (12.16%) TeamCity
7 7 (9.46%) gulp
7 7 (9.46%) webpack
8 6 (8.11%) Grunt
8 6 (8.11%) Mocha
9 3 (4.05%) Hudson
9 3 (4.05%) Selenium
9 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.70%) JMeter
10 2 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 17 (22.97%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (8.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Java Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.59%) Spring
2 30 (40.54%) RESTful
3 23 (31.08%) JSON
4 18 (24.32%) SOAP
5 16 (21.62%) CSS
6 14 (18.92%) HTML
6 14 (18.92%) REST
7 12 (16.22%) React
8 10 (13.51%) JMX
8 10 (13.51%) XML
9 9 (12.16%) Spring Boot
10 8 (10.81%) JSP
10 8 (10.81%) Node.js
11 7 (9.46%) Jest
12 6 (8.11%) Redux
12 6 (8.11%) Semantic HTML
13 5 (6.76%) .NET
13 5 (6.76%) J2EE
14 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.35%) CESG
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.35%) Fintech
4 1 (1.35%) FMCG
4 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
2 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 2 (2.70%) Windows
5 1 (1.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (25.68%) Microservices
4 18 (24.32%) Scrum
5 16 (21.62%) DevOps
6 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
6 11 (14.86%) MVC
6 11 (14.86%) TDD
7 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.81%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (9.46%) Migration
10 7 (9.46%) SOA
10 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.11%) Web Development
12 5 (6.76%) Coaching
12 5 (6.76%) ETL
12 5 (6.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.81%) Java
2 23 (31.08%) Java 8
2 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.86%) Python
4 8 (10.81%) SQL
5 7 (9.46%) C#
5 7 (9.46%) Groovy
5 7 (9.46%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) Puppet
2 9 (12.16%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.70%) Terraform
5 1 (1.35%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Informatica
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) CA
4 1 (1.35%) Facebook
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) RedGate
4 1 (1.35%) Tableau