Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -23 -2 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 114 180 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.02% 6.12% 6.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.18% 24.39% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 83 83
Edinburgh median daily rate £440 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -7.40%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £305
90th Percentile £545 £538 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £405 £360
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 - £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 804 738 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.33% 25.08% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 436 343
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £265
90th Percentile £566 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.07% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -42.31% +108.00%
10th Percentile £19.02 £25.00 £44.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.03
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -46.67% +11.44%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018, 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 65 (57.02%) Java
2 52 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (42.11%) Finance
4 36 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 31 (27.19%) SOAP
5 31 (27.19%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (24.56%) Spring
7 26 (22.81%) JSON
7 26 (22.81%) Java 8
8 24 (21.05%) REST
8 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 24 (21.05%) RESTful
9 23 (20.18%) Banking
9 23 (20.18%) Jenkins
10 21 (18.42%) DevOps
10 21 (18.42%) CSS
10 21 (18.42%) HTML
11 20 (17.54%) Linux
12 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 18 (15.79%) JIRA
13 18 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (14.91%) XML
14 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
14 17 (14.91%) Microservices
15 16 (14.04%) MVC
15 16 (14.04%) Scrum
15 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (13.16%) Cucumber
16 15 (13.16%) SQL
17 13 (11.40%) Test Automation

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 10 (8.77%) Confluence
2 9 (7.89%) JBoss
3 5 (4.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.51%) Apache
4 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.63%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.88%) Appian
6 1 (0.88%) CICS
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (27.19%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.02%) GitHub
4 5 (4.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.51%) NuGet
5 4 (3.51%) Serverless
6 3 (2.63%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.75%) Office 365
7 2 (1.75%) PaaS
7 2 (1.75%) SaaS
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.88%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.88%) IaaS
8 1 (0.88%) Route 53
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) HTTP
2 3 (2.63%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) LAN
3 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) Calico
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Big Data
2 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.75%) MySQL
3 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) DataStage
4 1 (0.88%) DB2
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) IDMS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) Parquet
4 1 (0.88%) Redis
4 1 (0.88%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 23 (20.18%) Jenkins
3 18 (15.79%) JIRA
4 15 (13.16%) Cucumber
5 12 (10.53%) Maven
5 12 (10.53%) Mockito
6 10 (8.77%) TeamCity
7 8 (7.02%) GitLab
7 8 (7.02%) JUnit
8 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.39%) FishEye
8 5 (4.39%) JIRA Agile
8 5 (4.39%) JMeter
8 5 (4.39%) Selenium
8 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.51%) Ant
9 4 (3.51%) webpack
10 3 (2.63%) gulp
10 3 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 48 (42.11%) Finance
2 23 (20.18%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Law
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Local Government
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (49.12%) Developer
2 30 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 13 (11.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Architect
5 8 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (7.02%) Java Engineer
5 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (4.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Applications Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Data Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.19%) SOAP
2 28 (24.56%) Spring
3 26 (22.81%) JSON
4 24 (21.05%) REST
4 24 (21.05%) RESTful
5 21 (18.42%) CSS
5 21 (18.42%) HTML
6 17 (14.91%) XML
7 12 (10.53%) .NET
8 11 (9.65%) Java EE
9 10 (8.77%) J2EE
10 8 (7.02%) jQuery
10 8 (7.02%) JSP
10 8 (7.02%) Node.js
10 8 (7.02%) React
11 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
11 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET
11 7 (6.14%) JMX
11 7 (6.14%) Spring Boot
12 6 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.63%) DataPower
4 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.75%) CESG
4 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Blog
5 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.88%) Fintech
5 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) LPAR
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Linux
2 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 4 (3.51%) Windows
5 1 (0.88%) Debian
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.42%) DevOps
3 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 18 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.91%) Microservices
6 16 (14.04%) MVC
6 16 (14.04%) Scrum
7 13 (11.40%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.65%) OO
8 11 (9.65%) SOA
8 11 (9.65%) TDD
9 10 (8.77%) Web Development
10 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.02%) Data Integration
11 7 (6.14%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (6.14%) OOP
11 7 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (6.14%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 65 (57.02%) Java
2 36 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.81%) Java 8
4 15 (13.16%) SQL
5 12 (10.53%) Python
6 11 (9.65%) C#
7 6 (5.26%) Groovy
8 4 (3.51%) Ruby
9 2 (1.75%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) COBOL
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) SOQL
10 1 (0.88%) SOSL
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.75%) Degree
1 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Puppet
2 7 (6.14%) Ansible
3 2 (1.75%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.88%) Packer
4 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.14%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) CA
3 4 (3.51%) IBM
3 4 (3.51%) Informatica
4 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.88%) F5
5 1 (0.88%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) RedGate
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Tableau
5 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.88%) Twitter
5 1 (0.88%) VMware