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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 41 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 35 66 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.82% 4.34% 6.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.11% 20.00% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 46
Median daily rate £335 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £381 £370
% change year-on-year
- +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
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
267 330 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.15% 21.72% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 192 200
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 75 (76.53%) Java
2 62 (63.27%) Web Services
3 61 (62.24%) JBoss
4 57 (58.16%) Java EE
5 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (56.12%) SOAP
6 46 (46.94%) HTML
6 46 (46.94%) Scrum
7 43 (43.88%) XSLT
7 43 (43.88%) SOA
8 39 (39.80%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (38.78%) Oracle
10 37 (37.76%) SQL
10 37 (37.76%) JSF
11 33 (33.67%) RichFaces
11 33 (33.67%) Oracle Database
12 32 (32.65%) Eclipse
13 31 (31.63%) TDD
14 29 (29.59%) Maven
15 28 (28.57%) JMS
16 27 (27.55%) Subversion
16 27 (27.55%) Hibernate
17 26 (26.53%) Drools
17 26 (26.53%) jBPM
18 25 (25.51%) JPA
18 25 (25.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 24 (24.49%) Open Source
19 24 (24.49%) Open Source Development
20 21 (21.43%) Mentoring
20 21 (21.43%) JavaScript

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 61 (62.24%) JBoss
2 25 (25.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.02%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) HTTP
2 4 (4.08%) SSH
2 4 (4.08%) SSL
3 3 (3.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (1.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (32.65%) Eclipse
2 29 (29.59%) Maven
3 27 (27.55%) Subversion
4 11 (11.22%) JIRA
4 11 (11.22%) SoapUI
5 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.10%) JProfiler
7 4 (4.08%) git-flow
7 4 (4.08%) GitLab
8 2 (2.04%) Log4j
8 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.02%) Checkstyle
9 1 (1.02%) FindBugs
9 1 (1.02%) Grunt
9 1 (1.02%) gulp
9 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.10%) Banking
2 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (82.65%) Developer
2 58 (59.18%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.31%) Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) UI Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Developer in Test
7 7 (7.14%) UI/UX Developer
7 7 (7.14%) UX Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Integration Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Java Engineer
12 2 (2.04%) Sitecore Architect
12 2 (2.04%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (63.27%) Web Services
2 57 (58.16%) Java EE
3 55 (56.12%) SOAP
4 46 (46.94%) HTML
5 43 (43.88%) XSLT
6 37 (37.76%) JSF
7 33 (33.67%) RichFaces
8 28 (28.57%) JMS
9 27 (27.55%) Hibernate
10 26 (26.53%) Drools
10 26 (26.53%) jBPM
11 25 (25.51%) JPA
12 21 (21.43%) XSD
13 14 (14.29%) J2EE
13 14 (14.29%) jQuery
14 13 (13.27%) RESTful
15 12 (12.24%) JSP
16 11 (11.22%) CSS
16 11 (11.22%) JSON
17 10 (10.20%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) User Experience
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.08%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) DataPower
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Unix
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.94%) Scrum
3 43 (43.88%) SOA
4 39 (39.80%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (31.63%) TDD
6 24 (24.49%) Open Source
6 24 (24.49%) Open Source Development
7 21 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 20 (20.41%) Coaching
9 16 (16.33%) Kanban
10 14 (14.29%) Defect Management
10 14 (14.29%) SDLC
11 13 (13.27%) User Stories
12 12 (12.24%) Web Design
13 7 (7.14%) Waterfall
14 5 (5.10%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 5 (5.10%) Functional Testing
14 5 (5.10%) MVC
14 5 (5.10%) Performance Monitoring
15 4 (4.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (76.53%) Java
2 37 (37.76%) SQL
3 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.24%) PL/SQL
5 11 (11.22%) Python
6 9 (9.18%) C
7 7 (7.14%) C#
8 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.02%) Delphi
10 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.04%) TeamSite
2 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.02%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) Oracle
2 15 (15.31%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.18%) HP
5 5 (5.10%) IBM
6 4 (4.08%) ForgeRock
7 2 (2.04%) Misys
7 2 (2.04%) Remedy
7 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.02%) OpenText
8 1 (1.02%) Zend