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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 55 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs citing XML 38 59 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.21% 4.92% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.18% 18.79% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 7
Average daily rate
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£355 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £279 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
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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
312 314 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.18% 26.17% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 187 86
Average daily rate £360 £395 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 43 (51.19%) Java
2 39 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (34.52%) HTML
4 28 (33.33%) SQL
4 28 (33.33%) CSS
5 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (26.19%) Web Services
7 21 (25.00%) HTML5
8 20 (23.81%) TDD
9 19 (22.62%) Finance
9 19 (22.62%) Ajax
10 18 (21.43%) jQuery
10 18 (21.43%) Scrum
10 18 (21.43%) XSLT
11 17 (20.24%) .NET
12 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
12 16 (19.05%) Hibernate
12 16 (19.05%) MVC
12 16 (19.05%) Relational Database
12 16 (19.05%) SDLC
13 15 (17.86%) Spring
14 14 (16.67%) JBoss
14 14 (16.67%) CSS3
15 13 (15.48%) Linux
15 13 (15.48%) J2EE
15 13 (15.48%) Banking
16 12 (14.29%) Oracle
16 12 (14.29%) C#
16 12 (14.29%) JUnit

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (16.67%) JBoss
2 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.95%) CMS
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.57%) WordPress
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) Node.js
4 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) nginx
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Heroku
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
2 2 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 16 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.19%) DataStax
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) JUnit
2 11 (13.10%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.71%) Selenium
3 9 (10.71%) Mockito
4 8 (9.52%) JProfiler
5 6 (7.14%) FitNesse
6 5 (5.95%) jMock
6 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.76%) CruiseControl
7 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.57%) Subversion
8 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.38%) Ant
10 1 (1.19%) PhpStorm
10 1 (1.19%) Maven
10 1 (1.19%) HttpUnit
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (1.19%) JMeter
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (70.24%) Developer
2 33 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) AWS Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Tester
7 2 (2.38%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (2.38%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Web Specialist
8 1 (1.19%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.52%) HTML
2 28 (33.33%) CSS
3 22 (26.19%) Web Services
4 21 (25.00%) HTML5
5 19 (22.62%) Ajax
6 18 (21.43%) XSLT
6 18 (21.43%) jQuery
7 17 (20.24%) .NET
8 16 (19.05%) Hibernate
9 15 (17.86%) Spring
10 14 (16.67%) CSS3
11 13 (15.48%) J2EE
12 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET
12 11 (13.10%) SOAP
12 11 (13.10%) RESTful
13 10 (11.90%) Struts
13 10 (11.90%) JSP
13 10 (11.90%) JSON
14 9 (10.71%) iBATIS
14 9 (10.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.95%) User Experience
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.38%) PKI
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) GIS
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Linux
2 12 (14.29%) UNIX
3 9 (10.71%) Windows
4 7 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (23.81%) TDD
4 18 (21.43%) Scrum
5 16 (19.05%) MVC
5 16 (19.05%) SDLC
6 11 (13.10%) SOA
7 10 (11.90%) OO
8 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.52%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 8 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (9.52%) Web Application Development
10 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.33%) Web Development
10 7 (8.33%) Pair Programming
11 6 (7.14%) Project Management
11 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.95%) OOD
12 5 (5.95%) Refactoring
12 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) Java
2 28 (33.33%) SQL
3 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.29%) C#
5 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
6 9 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.33%) XPath
7 7 (8.33%) Perl
8 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.76%) PHP
9 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.38%) PHP5
10 2 (2.38%) C++
10 2 (2.38%) Ruby
11 1 (1.19%) C
11 1 (1.19%) Scala
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.19%) Python
11 1 (1.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) StatsD
2 1 (1.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) Telerik
4 3 (3.57%) Twitter
5 2 (2.38%) Adobe
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.19%) Sybase
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Dell
6 1 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (1.19%) Alterian
6 1 (1.19%) Netezza
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £320.00 - £400 per day
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