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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 30 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 70 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.93% 3.75% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.37% 19.03% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 24
Average daily rate £373 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
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
381 268 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.85% 19.72% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 149 143
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 86 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (50.43%) Java EE
3 58 (49.57%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (49.57%) Scrum
4 57 (48.72%) SOA
5 55 (47.01%) Java
6 52 (44.44%) Web Services
7 49 (41.88%) Eclipse
8 48 (41.03%) JBoss
9 47 (40.17%) XSLT
10 46 (39.32%) TDD
11 43 (36.75%) JProfiler
12 41 (35.04%) Performance Monitoring
12 41 (35.04%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 34 (29.06%) SDLC
13 34 (29.06%) SOAP
14 33 (28.21%) Waterfall
15 25 (21.37%) RESTful
16 24 (20.51%) J2EE
17 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
18 21 (17.95%) Linux
19 20 (17.09%) jQuery
19 20 (17.09%) JSON
20 17 (14.53%) Spring
20 17 (14.53%) Project Management
21 15 (12.82%) HTML
21 15 (12.82%) CSS
21 15 (12.82%) User Experience
21 15 (12.82%) WebSphere
21 15 (12.82%) Web Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 48 (41.03%) JBoss
2 15 (12.82%) WebSphere
3 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 10 (8.55%) Apache
5 7 (5.98%) nginx
6 3 (2.56%) CMS
7 2 (1.71%) Drupal
7 2 (1.71%) WordPress
8 1 (0.85%) Jadu
8 1 (0.85%) Node.js
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (41.88%) Eclipse
2 43 (36.75%) JProfiler
3 10 (8.55%) Maven
4 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.71%) JUnit
5 2 (1.71%) Subversion
5 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Ant
6 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.85%) Mockito
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 8 (6.84%) Banking
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Retail
3 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (64.10%) Developer
2 51 (43.59%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.53%) Agile Developer
3 17 (14.53%) Agile Java Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Analyst
5 14 (11.97%) Business Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.26%) XML Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Consultant
8 9 (7.69%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Architect
9 6 (5.13%) Java Programmer
9 6 (5.13%) Programmer
9 6 (5.13%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.27%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) XML Programmer
11 3 (2.56%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.43%) Java EE
2 52 (44.44%) Web Services
3 47 (40.17%) XSLT
4 34 (29.06%) SOAP
5 25 (21.37%) RESTful
6 24 (20.51%) J2EE
7 20 (17.09%) jQuery
7 20 (17.09%) JSON
8 17 (14.53%) Spring
9 15 (12.82%) CSS
9 15 (12.82%) HTML
10 14 (11.97%) JSF
11 12 (10.26%) Hibernate
12 11 (9.40%) Apache CXF
12 11 (9.40%) Drools
12 11 (9.40%) HTML5
13 10 (8.55%) CSS3
13 10 (8.55%) jBPM
13 10 (8.55%) RichFaces
14 9 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) User Experience
2 12 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.71%) DataPower
4 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.71%) FMCG
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Ontologies
5 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.27%) Windows
4 2 (1.71%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (73.50%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (49.57%) Continuous Integration
2 58 (49.57%) Scrum
3 57 (48.72%) SOA
4 46 (39.32%) TDD
5 41 (35.04%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 41 (35.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 34 (29.06%) SDLC
7 33 (28.21%) Waterfall
8 17 (14.53%) Project Management
9 15 (12.82%) Web Development
10 14 (11.97%) Unit Testing
10 14 (11.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (10.26%) Kanban
12 12 (10.26%) System Testing
12 12 (10.26%) Web Filtering
13 11 (9.40%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.01%) Java
2 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.55%) PHP
3 10 (8.55%) SQL
3 10 (8.55%) XPath
4 6 (5.13%) PHP 5
5 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.71%) C
6 2 (1.71%) C#
6 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.85%) MCP
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) IBM
2 11 (9.40%) Cognos
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle
4 3 (2.56%) Facebook
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.56%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.56%) Twitter
5 2 (1.71%) CA
5 2 (1.71%) HP
5 2 (1.71%) Remedy
5 2 (1.71%) Zend
6 1 (0.85%) Brightcove
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) hybris
6 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.85%) Sybase
6 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
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