The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 29 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Contract jobs citing XML 66 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.60% 2.16% 4.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.93% 12.20% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 34
Median daily rate £340 £360 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £310 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £440 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
XML
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
301 295 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.55% 17.72% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 174 180
Median daily rate £340 £361 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Edinburgh region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Edinburgh region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for XML.

1 72 (69.90%) Java
2 68 (66.02%) Web Services
3 66 (64.08%) SOAP
3 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (57.28%) JBoss
5 57 (55.34%) Java EE
6 52 (50.49%) Scrum
7 43 (41.75%) XSLT
8 42 (40.78%) JSF
9 41 (39.81%) HTML
10 40 (38.83%) SOA
10 40 (38.83%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (36.89%) RichFaces
12 37 (35.92%) Maven
13 34 (33.01%) Oracle
14 32 (31.07%) SQL
14 32 (31.07%) Eclipse
14 32 (31.07%) Hibernate
14 32 (31.07%) Drools
14 32 (31.07%) jBPM
15 29 (28.16%) Oracle Database
15 29 (28.16%) Subversion
16 27 (26.21%) TDD
16 27 (26.21%) Kanban
16 27 (26.21%) JPA
16 27 (26.21%) Open Source
17 26 (25.24%) JMS
17 26 (25.24%) Open Source Development
18 24 (23.30%) User Stories
19 22 (21.36%) RESTful

XML
Top Related 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 59 (57.28%) JBoss
2 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.94%) Confluence
3 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) HTTP
2 6 (5.83%) SSL
3 4 (3.88%) SSH
4 2 (1.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.16%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.94%) DB2
4 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.97%) GIS
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.97%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.97%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 37 (35.92%) Maven
2 32 (31.07%) Eclipse
3 29 (28.16%) Subversion
4 12 (11.65%) JIRA
5 10 (9.71%) SoapUI
6 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.88%) git-flow
7 4 (3.88%) GitLab
8 3 (2.91%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.94%) Ant
9 2 (1.94%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.94%) Gradle
9 2 (1.94%) Grunt
9 2 (1.94%) Hudson
9 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.94%) Selenium
9 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (4.85%) Banking
2 1 (0.97%) Advertising
2 1 (0.97%) Marketing
2 1 (0.97%) Retail
2 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (67.96%) Developer
2 55 (53.40%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Analyst
4 16 (15.53%) Agile Business Analyst
4 16 (15.53%) Business Analyst
5 15 (14.56%) Senior Developer
6 14 (13.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (9.71%) UI Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Developer in Test
9 7 (6.80%) UI/UX Developer
9 7 (6.80%) UX Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Integration Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.94%) Development Engineer
12 2 (1.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (1.94%) Environment Manager
12 2 (1.94%) Java Engineer
12 2 (1.94%) Product Analyst
12 2 (1.94%) Product Business Analyst
12 2 (1.94%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (66.02%) Web Services
2 66 (64.08%) SOAP
3 57 (55.34%) Java EE
4 43 (41.75%) XSLT
5 42 (40.78%) JSF
6 41 (39.81%) HTML
7 38 (36.89%) RichFaces
8 32 (31.07%) Drools
8 32 (31.07%) Hibernate
8 32 (31.07%) jBPM
9 27 (26.21%) JPA
10 26 (25.24%) JMS
11 22 (21.36%) RESTful
12 20 (19.42%) XSD
13 19 (18.45%) J2EE
14 16 (15.53%) jQuery
15 14 (13.59%) Apache CXF
16 12 (11.65%) JSP
17 10 (9.71%) JSON
17 10 (9.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) User Experience
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.88%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Unix
3 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.94%) AIX
5 1 (0.97%) Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.49%) Scrum
3 40 (38.83%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (38.83%) SOA
4 27 (26.21%) Kanban
4 27 (26.21%) Open Source
4 27 (26.21%) TDD
5 26 (25.24%) Open Source Development
6 24 (23.30%) User Stories
7 20 (19.42%) Mentoring
8 18 (17.48%) Coaching
9 13 (12.62%) Wireframes
10 12 (11.65%) BDD
10 12 (11.65%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (10.68%) Defect Management
11 11 (10.68%) SDLC
11 11 (10.68%) Web Design
12 8 (7.77%) Product Management
12 8 (7.77%) Workflow
13 7 (6.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 72 (69.90%) Java
2 32 (31.07%) SQL
3 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.62%) Python
5 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.77%) C
7 6 (5.83%) C#
8 2 (1.94%) AspectJ
8 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.94%) Delphi
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
8 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Docker
1 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.94%) Ansible
3 2 (1.94%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.94%) logstash
3 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.94%) Puppet
3 2 (1.94%) rkt
3 2 (1.94%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.97%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.97%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Oracle
2 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.56%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.80%) HP
5 4 (3.88%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.94%) Google
6 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.94%) Remedy
6 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.94%) Splunk
6 2 (1.94%) VMware
7 1 (0.97%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.97%) Zend