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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 20 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 84 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.49% 3.26% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.49% 13.06% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 7
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£375 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £435 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.90%
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
343 291 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.49% 24.96% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 138 60
Average daily rate £364 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 92 (58.23%) Java
2 59 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (35.44%) Java EE
4 54 (34.18%) HTML
4 54 (34.18%) SOAP
4 54 (34.18%) JBoss
5 48 (30.38%) HTTP
5 48 (30.38%) jQuery
5 48 (30.38%) RESTful
6 44 (27.85%) Web Services
7 42 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (23.42%) JSON
8 37 (23.42%) JavaScript
9 36 (22.78%) JSF
10 34 (21.52%) SOA
10 34 (21.52%) TDD
11 32 (20.25%) RichFaces
12 31 (19.62%) J2EE
12 31 (19.62%) CSS
12 31 (19.62%) XSLT
13 28 (17.72%) Spring
13 28 (17.72%) .NET
14 27 (17.09%) Hibernate
15 25 (15.82%) Finance
15 25 (15.82%) Web Design
15 25 (15.82%) Eclipse
16 23 (14.56%) Apache CXF
16 23 (14.56%) Performance Monitoring
17 22 (13.92%) Waterfall
17 22 (13.92%) Linux

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 54 (34.18%) JBoss
2 13 (8.23%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.33%) IIS
3 10 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.33%) Lync
3 10 (6.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.80%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.80%) Apache
5 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.53%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.90%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) Drupal
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.16%) MySQL
4 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (15.82%) Eclipse
2 17 (10.76%) Maven
3 12 (7.59%) JProfiler
4 11 (6.96%) JUnit
5 10 (6.33%) Subversion
6 8 (5.06%) FitNesse
7 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.16%) Mockito
8 4 (2.53%) jMock
8 4 (2.53%) Ant
8 4 (2.53%) JIRA
8 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.27%) Hudson
10 2 (1.27%) QUnit
10 2 (1.27%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.63%) Trac
General
1 25 (15.82%) Finance
2 5 (3.16%) Retail
3 4 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (87.34%) Developer
2 54 (34.18%) Java Developer
3 30 (18.99%) UI Developer
3 30 (18.99%) UI Programmer
4 22 (13.92%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.86%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (6.96%) Senior UI Developer
6 11 (6.96%) Ab Initio Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Lead Developer
7 10 (6.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 9 (5.70%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.43%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.80%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Architect
11 5 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Analyst
13 3 (1.90%) Business Analyst
13 3 (1.90%) Data Architect
13 3 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (35.44%) Java EE
2 54 (34.18%) HTML
2 54 (34.18%) SOAP
3 48 (30.38%) jQuery
3 48 (30.38%) RESTful
4 44 (27.85%) Web Services
5 37 (23.42%) JSON
6 36 (22.78%) JSF
7 32 (20.25%) RichFaces
8 31 (19.62%) XSLT
8 31 (19.62%) J2EE
8 31 (19.62%) CSS
9 28 (17.72%) .NET
9 28 (17.72%) Spring
10 27 (17.09%) Hibernate
11 23 (14.56%) Apache CXF
12 22 (13.92%) JSP
13 21 (13.29%) HTML5
14 17 (10.76%) ASP.NET
15 15 (9.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) User Experience
2 12 (7.59%) Open Source
3 4 (2.53%) FMCG
4 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.27%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.27%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.27%) AS400
5 2 (1.27%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.63%) Informatics
6 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.63%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.92%) Linux
2 14 (8.86%) Mac OS X
3 11 (6.96%) UNIX
4 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Windows
5 2 (1.27%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (21.52%) TDD
3 34 (21.52%) SOA
4 25 (15.82%) Web Design
5 23 (14.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 22 (13.92%) Waterfall
7 21 (13.29%) Scrum
8 17 (10.76%) Web Development
9 16 (10.13%) Project Management
9 16 (10.13%) BPMN
10 14 (8.86%) Workflow
11 10 (6.33%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.70%) Coaching
12 9 (5.70%) Dependency Management
12 9 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (5.70%) Pair Programming
13 8 (5.06%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.06%) Release Management
14 7 (4.43%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 92 (58.23%) Java
2 37 (23.42%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.03%) SQL
4 17 (10.76%) C#
5 8 (5.06%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.16%) PHP
7 4 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.27%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.27%) Korn
8 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.63%) Jython
9 1 (0.63%) VB6
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.63%) VB
9 1 (0.63%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) Python
9 1 (0.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.96%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.96%) Ab Initio
3 9 (5.70%) CheckPoint
3 9 (5.70%) Oracle
4 5 (3.16%) IBM
5 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.27%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.63%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe
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Experis Ltd
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