The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 26 44 31
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 64 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.36% 2.05% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.63% 11.62% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £252 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +29.31%
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
326 198 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.28% 17.66% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 79 48
Average daily rate £400 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 68 (49.64%) Java
2 65 (47.45%) SOAP
3 64 (46.72%) Web Services
4 54 (39.42%) JavaScript
4 54 (39.42%) HTML
5 52 (37.96%) JSON
6 50 (36.50%) RESTful
7 46 (33.58%) HTTP
8 45 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (29.93%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (29.93%) Waterfall
10 38 (27.74%) Java EE
10 38 (27.74%) Linux
10 38 (27.74%) CSS
11 35 (25.55%) JBoss
12 32 (23.36%) jQuery
13 30 (21.90%) HTML5
14 28 (20.44%) Web Development
14 28 (20.44%) Mac OS X
14 28 (20.44%) Project Management
15 27 (19.71%) SOA
15 27 (19.71%) Spring
16 25 (18.25%) .NET
17 24 (17.52%) CSS3
18 23 (16.79%) XSLT
19 22 (16.06%) SQL
19 22 (16.06%) TDD
20 21 (15.33%) Maven
20 21 (15.33%) Hibernate
20 21 (15.33%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.22%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.76%) IIS
3 10 (7.30%) Lync
3 10 (7.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.38%) Apache
5 4 (2.92%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.46%) CMS
8 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.73%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.73%) PaaS
1 1 (0.73%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (33.58%) HTTP
2 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.73%) Intranet
3 1 (0.73%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.87%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.95%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.11%) Big Data
4 5 (3.65%) MySQL
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.73%) DB2
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (15.33%) Maven
2 17 (12.41%) Eclipse
3 15 (10.95%) Subversion
4 8 (5.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.11%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.11%) Ant
5 7 (5.11%) JUnit
5 7 (5.11%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.38%) Hudson
7 5 (3.65%) JProfiler
8 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.46%) QUnit
9 2 (1.46%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.46%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.73%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.73%) Mockito
10 1 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Retail
3 3 (2.19%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 102 (74.45%) Developer
2 34 (24.82%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.87%) Front-End Developer
4 17 (12.41%) UI Programmer
4 17 (12.41%) UI Developer
5 13 (9.49%) Lead Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Senior Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Architect
7 10 (7.30%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (7.30%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Information Architect
9 6 (4.38%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Release Manager
10 4 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse Architect
11 3 (2.19%) Senior UI Developer
11 3 (2.19%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.19%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (47.45%) SOAP
2 64 (46.72%) Web Services
3 54 (39.42%) HTML
4 52 (37.96%) JSON
5 50 (36.50%) RESTful
6 38 (27.74%) Java EE
6 38 (27.74%) CSS
7 32 (23.36%) jQuery
8 30 (21.90%) HTML5
9 27 (19.71%) Spring
10 25 (18.25%) .NET
11 24 (17.52%) CSS3
12 23 (16.79%) XSLT
13 21 (15.33%) Hibernate
14 20 (14.60%) J2EE
14 20 (14.60%) ASP.NET
15 16 (11.68%) JSF
16 14 (10.22%) RichFaces
17 12 (8.76%) Drools
17 12 (8.76%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Open Source
2 9 (6.57%) FMCG
3 3 (2.19%) Taxonomies
3 3 (2.19%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.19%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.19%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.46%) AS400
5 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.73%) Informatics
5 1 (0.73%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.73%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.74%) Linux
2 28 (20.44%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.92%) Windows
4 3 (2.19%) Android
4 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.93%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (29.93%) Waterfall
3 28 (20.44%) Web Development
3 28 (20.44%) Project Management
4 27 (19.71%) SOA
5 22 (16.06%) TDD
6 21 (15.33%) Scrum
7 20 (14.60%) Release Management
8 17 (12.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (11.68%) Unit Testing
10 15 (10.95%) BPMN
10 15 (10.95%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (10.95%) Dependency Management
11 14 (10.22%) Refactoring
12 13 (9.49%) Web Accessibility
13 12 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (8.76%) Workflow
13 12 (8.76%) DSDM
13 12 (8.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.64%) Java
2 54 (39.42%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.06%) SQL
4 14 (10.22%) C#
5 8 (5.84%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.38%) PHP
7 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.46%) VB
8 2 (1.46%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.46%) XQuery
8 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.46%) Jython
9 1 (0.73%) VB6
9 1 (0.73%) Korn
9 1 (0.73%) XPath
9 1 (0.73%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.73%) Python
9 1 (0.73%) VBScript
9 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.73%) ISEB
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Puppet
1 5 (3.65%) Vagrant
1 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.73%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.73%) Nagios
2 1 (0.73%) StatsD
Vendors
1 35 (25.55%) JBoss
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.38%) Oracle
4 4 (2.92%) IBM
4 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.73%) VMware
5 1 (0.73%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.73%) Adobe
5 1 (0.73%) Guidewire