Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 53 31
Rank change year-on-year -20 -22 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 37 85 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.95% 3.33% 4.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.17% 12.52% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 42 74
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £439 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +7.34% +9.00%
10th Percentile £366 £339 £357
90th Percentile £578 £538 £600
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 516 679 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.26% 26.58% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 371 400
Edinburgh median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £290
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +9.09% +8.55% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +37.50% -42.31%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +45.83% -53.85%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020, 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 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 14 (37.84%) RESTful
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) SOAP
6 8 (21.62%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (21.62%) Banking
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.22%) XML
8 6 (16.22%) CSS
8 6 (16.22%) CRM
8 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
8 6 (16.22%) Spring
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
9 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.51%) ETL
9 5 (13.51%) .NET
9 5 (13.51%) C#
9 5 (13.51%) HTML
9 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) Python
9 5 (13.51%) HTTP
9 5 (13.51%) High Availability
9 5 (13.51%) REST
9 5 (13.51%) Public Sector

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 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.70%) AWS Step Functions
2 1 (2.70%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Semantic Layer
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
3 3 (8.11%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) gulp
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Mockito
4 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.70%) Cypress.io
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Postman
5 1 (2.70%) Protractor
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) TestRail
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Web Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Web Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) RESTful
2 10 (27.03%) SOAP
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) Spring
3 6 (16.22%) XML
4 5 (13.51%) .NET
4 5 (13.51%) HTML
4 5 (13.51%) REST
5 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.81%) JSON
5 4 (10.81%) React
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.11%) jQuery
6 3 (8.11%) Node.js
6 3 (8.11%) Visualforce
7 2 (5.41%) CSS3
7 2 (5.41%) HTML5
7 2 (5.41%) JMS
7 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
7 2 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.41%) iSeries
1 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Debian
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Scrum
3 6 (16.22%) CRM
3 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.51%) ETL
4 5 (13.51%) High Availability
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Microservices
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) Apex Code
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.41%) Java 8
7 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) ES6
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.81%) Ab Initio
3 3 (8.11%) Axway
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata