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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 35 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 49 71 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.32% 5.56% 3.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.37% 20.29% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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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
253 350 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.13% 27.43% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 205 86
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (55.24%) Java
3 41 (39.05%) SQL
4 36 (34.29%) Relational Database
5 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 35 (33.33%) XSLT
6 32 (30.48%) Spring
7 30 (28.57%) J2EE
8 29 (27.62%) TDD
9 28 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (23.81%) CSS
11 23 (21.90%) UNIX
11 23 (21.90%) RESTful
12 22 (20.95%) Java EE
12 22 (20.95%) Scrum
13 21 (20.00%) JSON
13 21 (20.00%) Ajax
14 20 (19.05%) iBATIS
14 20 (19.05%) Linux
14 20 (19.05%) JDBC
14 20 (19.05%) HTML
15 19 (18.10%) SOA
15 19 (18.10%) MVC
15 19 (18.10%) Selenium
16 18 (17.14%) Hibernate
16 18 (17.14%) JBoss
17 17 (16.19%) JMS
17 17 (16.19%) Eclipse
17 17 (16.19%) PL/SQL
17 17 (16.19%) Oracle

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (17.14%) JBoss
2 13 (12.38%) WebSphere
3 10 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.57%) Apache
5 8 (7.62%) WordPress
5 8 (7.62%) nginx
6 2 (1.90%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.90%) CMS
6 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.95%) IIS
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.95%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Heroku
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) SMS
2 2 (1.90%) LDAP
3 1 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
3 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.95%) DB2
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Selenium
2 17 (16.19%) Eclipse
2 17 (16.19%) FitNesse
3 16 (15.24%) JUnit
4 13 (12.38%) JProfiler
4 13 (12.38%) CruiseControl
5 10 (9.52%) jMock
5 10 (9.52%) Mockito
6 8 (7.62%) Maven
7 6 (5.71%) Ant
7 6 (5.71%) Subversion
8 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.90%) Xcode
9 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.90%) Watij
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.95%) Checkstyle
10 1 (0.95%) PhpStorm
General
1 14 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (3.81%) Finance
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (63.81%) Developer
2 48 (45.71%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.48%) Analyst
4 8 (7.62%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Tester
5 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) UI Developer
8 3 (2.86%) UI Programmer
8 3 (2.86%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.86%) Software Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Support Analyst
9 2 (1.90%) .NET Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (1.90%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.33%) XSLT
2 32 (30.48%) Spring
3 30 (28.57%) J2EE
4 25 (23.81%) CSS
5 23 (21.90%) RESTful
6 22 (20.95%) Java EE
7 21 (20.00%) JSON
7 21 (20.00%) Ajax
8 20 (19.05%) iBATIS
8 20 (19.05%) JDBC
8 20 (19.05%) HTML
9 18 (17.14%) Hibernate
10 17 (16.19%) JMS
10 17 (16.19%) SOAP
11 16 (15.24%) JSP
11 16 (15.24%) XML Schema
12 15 (14.29%) Struts
13 13 (12.38%) Spring Web Flow
13 13 (12.38%) GWT
13 13 (12.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Open Source
1 7 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.81%) GIS
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.90%) User Experience
6 2 (1.90%) Health Informatics
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.90%) PKI
6 2 (1.90%) Informatics
7 1 (0.95%) iPhone
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.95%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) UNIX
2 20 (19.05%) Linux
3 9 (8.57%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.76%) Windows
5 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) TDD
3 28 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (20.95%) Scrum
5 19 (18.10%) SOA
5 19 (18.10%) MVC
6 17 (16.19%) Unit Testing
7 14 (13.33%) OO
7 14 (13.33%) Web Application Development
8 13 (12.38%) Pair Programming
9 11 (10.48%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (10.48%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.62%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.71%) UML
12 6 (5.71%) User Stories
12 6 (5.71%) Product Management
12 6 (5.71%) BPMN
13 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (3.81%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (55.24%) Java
2 41 (39.05%) SQL
3 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.19%) PL/SQL
5 15 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 14 (13.33%) Perl
7 12 (11.43%) PHP
8 9 (8.57%) C#
9 8 (7.62%) PHP5
10 5 (4.76%) XPath
11 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.90%) VBScript
11 2 (1.90%) VB
11 2 (1.90%) VB6
12 1 (0.95%) Scala
12 1 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Degree
1 3 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
1 1 (0.95%) Ganglia
1 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.95%) StatsD
1 1 (0.95%) Nagios
1 1 (0.95%) Graphite
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Oracle
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.86%) Google
3 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe
4 2 (1.90%) Dell
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) Telerik
5 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.95%) Apple
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago