Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 31 25
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 +44
Contract jobs citing Web Services 108 112 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.61% 4.96% 6.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.14% 19.11% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 85
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £359 £307 £260
90th Percentile £595 £625 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £52.17 -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £52.17 -
% change year-on-year -32.91% - -

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 822 586 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.47% 25.96% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 383 332
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.90%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% +2.09% +6.25%
10th Percentile £14.45 £40.32 £19.85
90th Percentile £32.72 £49.70 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £35.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +21.37% -10.63%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 (47.22%) Java
2 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (35.19%) Finance
4 37 (34.26%) SOAP
5 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
6 29 (26.85%) XML
7 25 (23.15%) RESTful
8 24 (22.22%) HTML
9 23 (21.30%) CSS
10 22 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (20.37%) Java 8
11 20 (18.52%) REST
11 20 (18.52%) Banking
12 19 (17.59%) Test Automation
12 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
13 18 (16.67%) SOA
14 17 (15.74%) .NET
14 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
14 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (15.74%) TDD
14 17 (15.74%) JSON
15 16 (14.81%) Spring
15 16 (14.81%) SQL
15 16 (14.81%) Linux
16 15 (13.89%) MVC
16 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
16 15 (13.89%) BDD
17 14 (12.96%) Web Development
18 13 (12.04%) jQuery
18 13 (12.04%) Scrum

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 6 (5.56%) JBoss
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.63%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.70%) IIS
4 3 (2.78%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.78%) CMS
4 3 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.70%) GitHub
4 3 (2.78%) npm
4 3 (2.78%) PaaS
5 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.85%) Heroku
5 2 (1.85%) IaaS
5 2 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) Office 365
5 2 (1.85%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) DNS
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
1 4 (3.70%) Internet
1 4 (3.70%) WAN
2 3 (2.78%) DHCP
2 3 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.85%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.19%) Maven
2 11 (10.19%) TeamCity
3 10 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.33%) Mockito
5 8 (7.41%) JIRA
6 6 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.63%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.70%) Ant
8 4 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.70%) GitLab
8 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.78%) CF BOSH
9 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.78%) JMeter
9 3 (2.78%) Selenium
9 3 (2.78%) Subversion
9 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (35.19%) Finance
2 20 (18.52%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Front Office
4 1 (0.93%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (43.52%) Developer
2 23 (21.30%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.04%) Analyst
3 13 (12.04%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.19%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Architect
5 10 (9.26%) Java Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.63%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Consultant
9 4 (3.70%) Designer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Python Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.26%) SOAP
2 29 (26.85%) XML
3 25 (23.15%) RESTful
4 24 (22.22%) HTML
5 23 (21.30%) CSS
6 20 (18.52%) REST
7 17 (15.74%) .NET
7 17 (15.74%) JSON
8 16 (14.81%) Spring
9 13 (12.04%) HTML5
9 13 (12.04%) jQuery
10 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
10 11 (10.19%) CSS3
10 11 (10.19%) J2EE
10 11 (10.19%) Java EE
11 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.41%) Ajax
12 8 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 8 (7.41%) React
13 7 (6.48%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
1 5 (4.63%) User Experience
2 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.70%) DataPower
2 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.78%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.93%) Blog
5 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
5 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.81%) Linux
2 10 (9.26%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.70%) Unix
4 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (17.59%) Test Automation
4 18 (16.67%) SOA
5 17 (15.74%) TDD
6 15 (13.89%) BDD
6 15 (13.89%) MVC
6 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 14 (12.96%) Web Development
8 13 (12.04%) Scrum
9 12 (11.11%) DevOps
10 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
11 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
12 9 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 8 (7.41%) OO
13 8 (7.41%) SDLC
14 7 (6.48%) User Stories
15 6 (5.56%) Front End Development
15 6 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (47.22%) Java
2 33 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.37%) Java 8
4 16 (14.81%) SQL
5 9 (8.33%) C#
6 4 (3.70%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) ES6
7 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.85%) AspectJ
8 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Degree
1 5 (4.63%) Sun Certification
2 3 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) MBA
3 1 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.70%) Docker
2 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.85%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) Puppet
2 6 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (4.63%) Ansible
4 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.78%) Salt
5 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.93%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.93%) PingFederate
6 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle
3 6 (5.56%) IBM
4 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.70%) CA
6 3 (2.78%) VMware
7 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.85%) F5
7 2 (1.85%) Sun
7 2 (1.85%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.93%) Charles River
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) CODA
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.93%) Ping Identity
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.93%) Twitter