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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 34 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 51 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.52% 4.42% 4.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.73% 15.84% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £309 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% -8.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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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
246 341 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.98% 27.93% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 179 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 76 (56.72%) Java
2 74 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (29.10%) J2EE
3 39 (29.10%) Relational Database
4 38 (28.36%) SQL
5 35 (26.12%) XSLT
5 35 (26.12%) Spring
6 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
7 33 (24.63%) UNIX
7 33 (24.63%) Java EE
8 32 (23.88%) TDD
9 31 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (20.90%) RESTful
11 27 (20.15%) HTML
12 26 (19.40%) CSS
12 26 (19.40%) HTTP
12 26 (19.40%) jQuery
13 25 (18.66%) JBoss
14 24 (17.91%) JSP
14 24 (17.91%) Scrum
15 22 (16.42%) SOAP
15 22 (16.42%) JDBC
15 22 (16.42%) SOA
15 22 (16.42%) JSON
15 22 (16.42%) iBATIS
15 22 (16.42%) JSF
16 21 (15.67%) Hibernate
17 20 (14.93%) Linux
17 20 (14.93%) RichFaces
18 19 (14.18%) Selenium

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (18.66%) JBoss
2 14 (10.45%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.45%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.72%) Apache
4 8 (5.97%) WordPress
4 8 (5.97%) nginx
5 3 (2.24%) CMS
6 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.49%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Office
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.75%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Heroku
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) LDAP
2 2 (1.49%) SMS
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) SSL
3 1 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.10%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.49%) MySQL
4 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.75%) DB2
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.75%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 19 (14.18%) JUnit
1 19 (14.18%) Selenium
1 19 (14.18%) FitNesse
2 18 (13.43%) Eclipse
3 15 (11.19%) JProfiler
4 13 (9.70%) CruiseControl
5 12 (8.96%) jMock
5 12 (8.96%) Mockito
6 8 (5.97%) Maven
7 6 (4.48%) Subversion
7 6 (4.48%) Ant
8 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.49%) Xcode
9 2 (1.49%) Watij
10 1 (0.75%) Checkstyle
10 1 (0.75%) JIRA
10 1 (0.75%) Trac
10 1 (0.75%) Android Studio
General
1 15 (11.19%) Banking
2 14 (10.45%) Finance
3 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (73.13%) Developer
2 60 (44.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (8.96%) Ab Initio Developer
3 12 (8.96%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.21%) Analyst
4 11 (8.21%) UI Developer
4 11 (8.21%) UI Programmer
5 8 (5.97%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Senior UI Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Tester
8 5 (3.73%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.24%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.24%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.24%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.10%) J2EE
2 35 (26.12%) XSLT
2 35 (26.12%) Spring
3 33 (24.63%) Java EE
4 28 (20.90%) RESTful
5 27 (20.15%) HTML
6 26 (19.40%) CSS
6 26 (19.40%) jQuery
7 24 (17.91%) JSP
8 22 (16.42%) SOAP
8 22 (16.42%) JDBC
8 22 (16.42%) JSON
8 22 (16.42%) iBATIS
8 22 (16.42%) JSF
9 21 (15.67%) Hibernate
10 20 (14.93%) RichFaces
11 19 (14.18%) JMS
12 18 (13.43%) XML Schema
12 18 (13.43%) Ajax
13 15 (11.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.22%) Open Source
1 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.73%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.24%) GIS
3 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.49%) PKI
4 2 (1.49%) Informatics
4 2 (1.49%) User Experience
4 2 (1.49%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.75%) SCORM
5 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.75%) iPhone
5 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.63%) UNIX
2 20 (14.93%) Linux
3 9 (6.72%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.49%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.88%) TDD
3 31 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (17.91%) Scrum
5 22 (16.42%) SOA
6 17 (12.69%) MVC
6 17 (12.69%) Unit Testing
7 15 (11.19%) Pair Programming
8 14 (10.45%) OO
9 13 (9.70%) Web Application Development
10 11 (8.21%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (8.21%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 10 (7.46%) Web Design
12 8 (5.97%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.97%) Performance Testing
13 7 (5.22%) BPMN
14 6 (4.48%) Product Management
14 6 (4.48%) User Stories
14 6 (4.48%) UML
15 5 (3.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (56.72%) Java
2 38 (28.36%) SQL
3 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.19%) PL/SQL
4 15 (11.19%) Shell Script
5 14 (10.45%) Perl
6 12 (8.96%) PHP
7 8 (5.97%) C#
7 8 (5.97%) PHP5
8 5 (3.73%) XPath
9 2 (1.49%) VB6
9 2 (1.49%) VBScript
9 2 (1.49%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.24%) ISEB
1 3 (2.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Nagios
1 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
1 1 (0.75%) Puppet
1 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.75%) StatsD
1 1 (0.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 17 (12.69%) Oracle
2 12 (8.96%) Ab Initio
3 9 (6.72%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.24%) Google
6 2 (1.49%) Adobe
6 2 (1.49%) Dell
6 2 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) Apple
7 1 (0.75%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago