The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing XML 73 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.69% 3.45% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.62% 17.45% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 21
Average daily rate £375 £334 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
354 149 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.57% 19.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 78 68
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 63 (51.64%) Java
2 50 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 49 (40.16%) HTML
4 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (35.25%) Spring
6 39 (31.97%) CSS
7 36 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (28.69%) Web Services
9 34 (27.87%) Linux
10 32 (26.23%) Hibernate
11 30 (24.59%) SOAP
12 28 (22.95%) Waterfall
13 27 (22.13%) Java EE
14 26 (21.31%) JSON
14 26 (21.31%) XSLT
15 25 (20.49%) JBoss
16 24 (19.67%) SOA
16 24 (19.67%) .NET
16 24 (19.67%) Project Management
17 23 (18.85%) Maven
17 23 (18.85%) TDD
18 21 (17.21%) Scrum
18 21 (17.21%) Finance
18 21 (17.21%) C#
19 20 (16.39%) J2EE
20 19 (15.57%) Release Management
21 18 (14.75%) HTML5
21 18 (14.75%) CSS3
21 18 (14.75%) Workflow
21 18 (14.75%) Relational Database

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (4.92%) Apache
1 6 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.28%) IIS
3 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.82%) Confluence
6 1 (0.82%) Node.js
6 1 (0.82%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
1 1 (0.82%) PaaS
1 1 (0.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) HTTP
2 5 (4.10%) LDAP
3 2 (1.64%) Intranet
3 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.64%) DNS
3 2 (1.64%) SSL
4 1 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) Relational Database
2 17 (13.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.74%) Big Data
4 6 (4.92%) MySQL
4 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.64%) DB2
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) Essbase
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (18.85%) Maven
2 16 (13.11%) Subversion
3 14 (11.48%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.66%) Hudson
5 12 (9.84%) Ant
5 12 (9.84%) JUnit
6 10 (8.20%) Eclipse
7 9 (7.38%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.10%) FitNesse
8 5 (4.10%) Rational Application Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.28%) QUnit
9 4 (3.28%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.82%) Selenium
12 1 (0.82%) JIRA
12 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.82%) Mockito
12 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (17.21%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Banking
3 9 (7.38%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (72.13%) Developer
2 38 (31.15%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.20%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
4 9 (7.38%) Architect
4 9 (7.38%) Release Manager
5 7 (5.74%) Information Architect
6 6 (4.92%) Lead Developer
6 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Systems Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) UI Programmer
8 4 (3.28%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Portal Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Software Developer
10 2 (1.64%) Consultant
10 2 (1.64%) Analyst
10 2 (1.64%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (40.16%) HTML
2 43 (35.25%) Spring
3 39 (31.97%) CSS
4 35 (28.69%) Web Services
5 32 (26.23%) Hibernate
6 30 (24.59%) SOAP
7 27 (22.13%) Java EE
8 26 (21.31%) JSON
8 26 (21.31%) XSLT
9 24 (19.67%) .NET
10 20 (16.39%) J2EE
11 18 (14.75%) HTML5
11 18 (14.75%) CSS3
12 17 (13.93%) REST
13 16 (13.11%) jQuery
14 14 (11.48%) Drools
14 14 (11.48%) RESTful
15 13 (10.66%) JSP
16 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET
16 11 (9.02%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Open Source
2 9 (7.38%) FMCG
3 4 (3.28%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.46%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.64%) Social Media
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.82%) Statistics
6 1 (0.82%) DataPower
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.87%) Linux
2 14 (11.48%) Mac OS X
3 11 (9.02%) Windows
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (22.95%) Waterfall
4 24 (19.67%) SOA
4 24 (19.67%) Project Management
5 23 (18.85%) TDD
6 21 (17.21%) Scrum
7 19 (15.57%) Release Management
8 18 (14.75%) Workflow
9 13 (10.66%) Business Transformation
9 13 (10.66%) Unit Testing
9 13 (10.66%) Web Development
10 12 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (9.84%) DSDM
10 12 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (9.02%) Migration
11 11 (9.02%) ITIL
11 11 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (9.02%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.64%) Java
2 50 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.21%) C#
4 16 (13.11%) SQL
5 6 (4.92%) PHP
6 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.28%) VB
7 3 (2.46%) XPath
8 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.64%) XQuery
8 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.64%) PHP5
9 1 (0.82%) Korn
9 1 (0.82%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.82%) VBA
9 1 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.64%) ISEB
2 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Degree
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) Puppet
1 10 (8.20%) Vagrant
1 10 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) StatsD
2 1 (0.82%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) JBoss
2 12 (9.84%) Oracle
3 11 (9.02%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.10%) IBM
6 2 (1.64%) Adobe
6 2 (1.64%) VMware
6 2 (1.64%) Twitter
7 1 (0.82%) Google
7 1 (0.82%) Facebook
7 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.82%) Actuate
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago