Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 26 25
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 +34
Contract jobs citing Web Services 116 111 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.13% 6.03% 6.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.71% 19.93% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 67 85
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £363 £312 £270
90th Percentile £578 £525 £506
Scotland median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £52.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +160.00% -41.61%

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 655 557 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.31% 30.24% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 369 374
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £272
90th Percentile £547 £500 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +160.00% -50.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £47.23 £25.00
% change year-on-year -48.66% +88.92% -36.71%

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 April 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 19 April 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 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.83%) Java
3 43 (37.07%) RESTful
4 38 (32.76%) JavaScript
5 37 (31.90%) XML
6 34 (29.31%) Finance
7 33 (28.45%) SOAP
7 33 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (26.72%) Linux
9 30 (25.86%) HTML
10 28 (24.14%) CSS
11 25 (21.55%) SOA
11 25 (21.55%) Banking
11 25 (21.55%) Java 8
12 24 (20.69%) JSON
13 23 (19.83%) Git (software)
14 22 (18.97%) Test Automation
14 22 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (18.97%) BDD
14 22 (18.97%) Scrum
15 21 (18.10%) Web Development
15 21 (18.10%) Spring
16 20 (17.24%) TDD
16 20 (17.24%) AngularJS
17 19 (16.38%) React
18 18 (15.52%) Jenkins
18 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
18 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
19 17 (14.66%) Configuration Management
19 17 (14.66%) Mockito

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 7 (6.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.45%) CMS
3 4 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.59%) Confluence
5 2 (1.72%) Apache
5 2 (1.72%) IIS
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) CICS
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.86%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.21%) GitHub
3 9 (7.76%) PaaS
4 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.31%) npm
6 4 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.72%) Heroku
7 2 (1.72%) IaaS
7 2 (1.72%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.86%) Office 365
8 1 (0.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) HTTP
2 2 (1.72%) DHCP
2 2 (1.72%) DNS
2 2 (1.72%) SSL
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (0.86%) AMQP
3 1 (0.86%) Firewall
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) IPsec
3 1 (0.86%) LAN
3 1 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.72%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.86%) DB2
6 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.52%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.66%) Mockito
4 10 (8.62%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.76%) Maven
6 8 (6.90%) GitLab
7 7 (6.03%) Ant
7 7 (6.03%) TeamCity
8 6 (5.17%) JIRA
8 6 (5.17%) Selenium
9 3 (2.59%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.59%) JUnit
9 3 (2.59%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.72%) Gradle
10 2 (1.72%) JMeter
10 2 (1.72%) NUnit
10 2 (1.72%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.72%) Spock
10 2 (1.72%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (29.31%) Finance
2 25 (21.55%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Front Office
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (36.21%) Developer
2 15 (12.93%) Analyst
2 15 (12.93%) Java Developer
2 15 (12.93%) Senior Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Java Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Business Analyst
4 13 (11.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Architect
6 9 (7.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (7.76%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.03%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (6.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Designer
8 7 (6.03%) Senior Java Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (37.07%) RESTful
2 37 (31.90%) XML
3 33 (28.45%) SOAP
4 30 (25.86%) HTML
5 28 (24.14%) CSS
6 24 (20.69%) JSON
7 21 (18.10%) Spring
8 20 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 19 (16.38%) React
10 17 (14.66%) REST
11 16 (13.79%) CSS3
11 16 (13.79%) HTML5
12 13 (11.21%) Node.js
13 12 (10.34%) .NET
14 11 (9.48%) J2EE
14 11 (9.48%) jQuery
15 9 (7.76%) Ajax
16 8 (6.90%) Hibernate
16 8 (6.90%) Java EE
16 8 (6.90%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) User Experience
2 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.17%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.31%) iPad
4 5 (4.31%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.45%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.59%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.72%) DataPower
7 2 (1.72%) PKI
7 2 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Linux
2 9 (7.76%) Mac OS X
3 8 (6.90%) Windows
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Unix
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.45%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (21.55%) SOA
4 22 (18.97%) BDD
4 22 (18.97%) Scrum
4 22 (18.97%) Test Automation
5 21 (18.10%) Web Development
6 20 (17.24%) TDD
7 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
8 17 (14.66%) Configuration Management
9 16 (13.79%) DevOps
9 16 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 15 (12.93%) MVC
10 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
11 12 (10.34%) User Stories
12 11 (9.48%) Kanban
13 10 (8.62%) OO
13 10 (8.62%) SDLC
13 10 (8.62%) Wireframes
14 9 (7.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) Java
2 38 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.55%) Java 8
4 16 (13.79%) C#
5 8 (6.90%) SQL
6 7 (6.03%) Python
6 7 (6.03%) Ruby
7 6 (5.17%) C++
8 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.31%) Groovy
9 4 (3.45%) ES6
10 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.86%) PHP
11 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.31%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.86%) MBA
4 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Docker
2 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) Puppet
2 13 (11.21%) Ansible
3 7 (6.03%) Kubernetes
4 6 (5.17%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.86%) PingFederate
6 1 (0.86%) Salt
6 1 (0.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) Oracle
3 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.31%) Pega
4 5 (4.31%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.72%) Capita
5 2 (1.72%) IBM
5 2 (1.72%) Sun
5 2 (1.72%) VMware
5 2 (1.72%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.86%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.86%) Charles River
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix
6 1 (0.86%) CODA
6 1 (0.86%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.86%) Informatica
6 1 (0.86%) Ping Identity
6 1 (0.86%) Talend
6 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.86%) Twitter