Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -27 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 101 177 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.44% 6.39% 6.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 25.18% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 95 93
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £325 £280 £305
90th Percentile £538 £620 £475
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £360
% change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58% -7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 825 703 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.07% 25.40% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 429 356
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £313 £267 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £508
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.17 £43.39 £46.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.95% -5.93% +14.23%
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.37% -28.00% -9.51%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 51 (50.50%) Java
2 41 (40.59%) Finance
3 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (32.67%) JavaScript
5 32 (31.68%) SOAP
5 32 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (24.75%) Banking
7 23 (22.77%) DevOps
8 22 (21.78%) REST
9 20 (19.80%) XML
9 20 (19.80%) HTML
10 18 (17.82%) SQL
10 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
11 17 (16.83%) CSS
12 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (15.84%) JIRA
12 16 (15.84%) Java 8
13 14 (13.86%) .NET
14 13 (12.87%) JSON
14 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
14 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
15 12 (11.88%) Spring
15 12 (11.88%) Java EE
15 12 (11.88%) Python
16 11 (10.89%) MVC
16 11 (10.89%) jQuery
17 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (9.90%) Maven
17 10 (9.90%) Test Automation
17 10 (9.90%) Confluence

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 (9.90%) Confluence
2 8 (7.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (7.92%) JBoss
3 7 (6.93%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.95%) Apache
5 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.97%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.97%) IIS
7 1 (0.99%) CICS
7 1 (0.99%) CMS
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.68%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.96%) Serverless
5 3 (2.97%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.98%) NuGet
6 2 (1.98%) Office 365
6 2 (1.98%) PaaS
6 2 (1.98%) SaaS
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.99%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.99%) GitHub
7 1 (0.99%) IaaS
7 1 (0.99%) npm
7 1 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) HTTP
2 3 (2.97%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) LAN
3 2 (1.98%) WAN
4 1 (0.99%) Calico
4 1 (0.99%) DHCP
4 1 (0.99%) Network Security
4 1 (0.99%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.99%) Big Data
4 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) DataStage
4 1 (0.99%) DB2
4 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.99%) IDMS
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) Parquet
4 1 (0.99%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) JIRA
2 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.90%) Maven
4 9 (8.91%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.91%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.95%) FishEye
5 5 (4.95%) JIRA Agile
5 5 (4.95%) JMeter
5 5 (4.95%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.96%) Ant
6 4 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.96%) JUnit
6 4 (3.96%) Selenium
7 2 (1.98%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.98%) CF BOSH
7 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
General
1 41 (40.59%) Finance
2 25 (24.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Law
3 1 (0.99%) Local Government
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (45.54%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Architect
5 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (4.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.96%) AWS Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Consultant
11 3 (2.97%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (2.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.68%) SOAP
2 22 (21.78%) REST
3 20 (19.80%) HTML
3 20 (19.80%) XML
4 17 (16.83%) CSS
5 14 (13.86%) .NET
6 13 (12.87%) JSON
7 12 (11.88%) Java EE
7 12 (11.88%) Spring
8 11 (10.89%) jQuery
9 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.92%) J2EE
11 7 (6.93%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.94%) RESTful
12 6 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.95%) GraphQL
13 5 (4.95%) JSP
13 5 (4.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.97%) DataPower
4 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.98%) CESG
4 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) Blog
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) LPAR
5 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.99%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Linux
2 6 (5.94%) Windows
3 4 (3.96%) Unix
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.77%) DevOps
3 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
4 11 (10.89%) MVC
5 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (9.90%) SOA
5 10 (9.90%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.92%) TDD
7 7 (6.93%) Data Integration
7 7 (6.93%) Microservices
7 7 (6.93%) OO
7 7 (6.93%) Performance Testing
7 7 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.93%) Web Development
8 6 (5.94%) Functional Testing
8 6 (5.94%) OOP
8 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.94%) User Stories
9 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (50.50%) Java
2 33 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.82%) SQL
4 16 (15.84%) Java 8
5 12 (11.88%) Python
6 8 (7.92%) C#
7 3 (2.97%) Groovy
7 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.97%) Ruby
8 2 (1.98%) AspectJ
8 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.99%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.99%) COBOL
9 1 (0.99%) ES6
9 1 (0.99%) SOQL
9 1 (0.99%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.99%) Degree
1 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) Ansible
2 3 (2.97%) Puppet
3 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.98%) Salt
4 1 (0.99%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) IBM
3 4 (3.96%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.96%) CA
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle
4 2 (1.98%) F5
4 2 (1.98%) Informatica
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Tableau
5 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.99%) Twitter
5 1 (0.99%) VMware