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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 29 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 54 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.53% 2.79% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.59% 12.81% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
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
307 242 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.78% 21.74% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 111 56
Average daily rate £375 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 77 (53.10%) Java
2 65 (44.83%) SOAP
3 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (40.69%) Web Services
5 54 (37.24%) HTML
5 54 (37.24%) RESTful
6 52 (35.86%) JSON
6 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
7 49 (33.79%) HTTP
8 44 (30.34%) Java EE
9 43 (29.66%) JBoss
10 42 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (26.90%) Linux
12 38 (26.21%) Waterfall
13 37 (25.52%) CSS
14 35 (24.14%) jQuery
15 30 (20.69%) SOA
16 29 (20.00%) HTML5
17 28 (19.31%) Mac OS X
17 28 (19.31%) Project Management
18 27 (18.62%) Web Development
19 26 (17.93%) XSLT
20 25 (17.24%) .NET
20 25 (17.24%) TDD
21 24 (16.55%) Spring
21 24 (16.55%) CSS3
21 24 (16.55%) Scrum
22 23 (15.86%) J2EE
23 22 (15.17%) SQL
23 22 (15.17%) Relational Database

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.59%) IIS
3 10 (6.90%) Lync
3 10 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (5.52%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.14%) Apache
6 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.76%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.07%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.38%) CMS
10 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.69%) PaaS
1 1 (0.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 49 (33.79%) HTTP
2 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.17%) Relational Database
2 15 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.83%) Big Data
4 6 (4.14%) MySQL
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (14.48%) Eclipse
2 17 (11.72%) Maven
3 13 (8.97%) Subversion
4 9 (6.21%) JProfiler
5 8 (5.52%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.83%) JUnit
7 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.45%) Ant
8 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.07%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.07%) JIRA
9 3 (2.07%) Hudson
10 2 (1.38%) QUnit
10 2 (1.38%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.69%) Mockito
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (13.10%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (2.07%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 109 (75.17%) Developer
2 40 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.48%) UI Programmer
3 21 (14.48%) UI Developer
4 20 (13.79%) Front-End Developer
5 15 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.97%) Lead Developer
7 12 (8.28%) Architect
8 10 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (6.21%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Information Architect
11 6 (4.14%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (3.45%) Senior UI Developer
12 5 (3.45%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.76%) Analyst
14 3 (2.07%) Technical Leader
14 3 (2.07%) Front-End Web Developer
14 3 (2.07%) Business Analyst
14 3 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (44.83%) SOAP
2 59 (40.69%) Web Services
3 54 (37.24%) HTML
3 54 (37.24%) RESTful
4 52 (35.86%) JSON
5 44 (30.34%) Java EE
6 37 (25.52%) CSS
7 35 (24.14%) jQuery
8 29 (20.00%) HTML5
9 26 (17.93%) XSLT
10 25 (17.24%) .NET
11 24 (16.55%) Spring
11 24 (16.55%) CSS3
12 23 (15.86%) J2EE
13 21 (14.48%) Hibernate
14 20 (13.79%) JSF
15 19 (13.10%) ASP.NET
16 18 (12.41%) RichFaces
17 15 (10.34%) Apache CXF
18 14 (9.66%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Open Source
2 17 (11.72%) User Experience
3 9 (6.21%) FMCG
4 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.07%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.07%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.07%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.38%) AS400
5 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.38%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.69%) Informatics
6 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.69%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.69%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.90%) Linux
2 28 (19.31%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.76%) Windows
4 3 (2.07%) Android
4 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) AIX
5 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (26.21%) Waterfall
4 30 (20.69%) SOA
5 28 (19.31%) Project Management
6 27 (18.62%) Web Development
7 25 (17.24%) TDD
8 24 (16.55%) Scrum
9 21 (14.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (11.72%) Release Management
10 17 (11.72%) Mentoring
11 16 (11.03%) Unit Testing
12 15 (10.34%) Web Design
12 15 (10.34%) Dependency Management
13 14 (9.66%) BPMN
13 14 (9.66%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (9.66%) Refactoring
14 13 (8.97%) Web Accessibility
15 12 (8.28%) Workflow
15 12 (8.28%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.10%) Java
2 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (15.17%) SQL
4 13 (8.97%) C#
5 8 (5.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.45%) PHP
7 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.38%) Jython
9 2 (1.38%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.38%) Korn
10 1 (0.69%) VB6
10 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.69%) Python
10 1 (0.69%) VBScript
10 1 (0.69%) VB
10 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.69%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (1.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) ISEB
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Puppet
1 2 (1.38%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.69%) StatsD
2 1 (0.69%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (29.66%) JBoss
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.21%) Oracle
4 7 (4.83%) IBM
5 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.38%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.69%) Adobe
7 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.69%) InterSystems
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