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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 37 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 49 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.64% 4.45% 5.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.75% 18.02% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £252 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
276 283 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.47% 24.67% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 140 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 86 (63.24%) Java
2 67 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (34.56%) Java EE
4 44 (32.35%) XSLT
5 40 (29.41%) JBoss
6 38 (27.94%) J2EE
7 36 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (25.74%) TDD
9 32 (23.53%) jQuery
10 31 (22.79%) Relational Database
11 30 (22.06%) HTML
11 30 (22.06%) SOA
12 28 (20.59%) Spring
12 28 (20.59%) JSF
13 27 (19.85%) Scrum
13 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
14 26 (19.12%) SQL
14 26 (19.12%) UNIX
14 26 (19.12%) JSP
14 26 (19.12%) HTTP
15 25 (18.38%) Eclipse
16 24 (17.65%) RichFaces
17 23 (16.91%) CSS
18 21 (15.44%) RESTful
18 21 (15.44%) JProfiler
19 20 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
19 20 (14.71%) SOAP
20 19 (13.97%) JDBC
20 19 (13.97%) Finance
20 19 (13.97%) iBATIS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 40 (29.41%) JBoss
2 16 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 12 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.15%) Apache
5 5 (3.68%) nginx
6 4 (2.94%) WordPress
6 4 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.47%) CMS
7 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) Drupal
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.74%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Office
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.12%) HTTP
2 2 (1.47%) SMS
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.79%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (18.38%) Eclipse
2 21 (15.44%) JProfiler
3 15 (11.03%) JUnit
4 14 (10.29%) FitNesse
5 13 (9.56%) Selenium
6 10 (7.35%) CruiseControl
7 9 (6.62%) Mockito
7 9 (6.62%) jMock
8 7 (5.15%) Maven
9 4 (2.94%) JIRA
9 4 (2.94%) Ant
10 3 (2.21%) Subversion
10 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.47%) Xcode
12 1 (0.74%) Checkstyle
12 1 (0.74%) Watij
12 1 (0.74%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.74%) Trac
12 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (13.97%) Finance
2 11 (8.09%) Banking
3 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (83.09%) Developer
2 65 (47.79%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Senior Developer
4 17 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 17 (12.50%) UI Programmer
5 12 (8.82%) Ab Initio Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Senior UI Developer
7 7 (5.15%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.68%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Tester
10 4 (2.94%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.21%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.21%) J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.21%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (34.56%) Java EE
2 44 (32.35%) XSLT
3 38 (27.94%) J2EE
4 32 (23.53%) jQuery
5 30 (22.06%) HTML
6 28 (20.59%) Spring
6 28 (20.59%) JSF
7 26 (19.12%) JSP
8 24 (17.65%) RichFaces
9 23 (16.91%) CSS
10 21 (15.44%) RESTful
11 20 (14.71%) SOAP
12 19 (13.97%) JDBC
12 19 (13.97%) iBATIS
13 18 (13.24%) Hibernate
14 15 (11.03%) XML Schema
14 15 (11.03%) Apache CXF
15 14 (10.29%) JSON
15 14 (10.29%) JMS
15 14 (10.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.68%) Open Source
3 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.21%) User Experience
4 2 (1.47%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.47%) Informatics
5 1 (0.74%) iPhone
5 1 (0.74%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.12%) UNIX
2 13 (9.56%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (25.74%) TDD
4 30 (22.06%) SOA
5 27 (19.85%) Scrum
6 20 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (10.29%) MVC
7 14 (10.29%) Web Design
8 13 (9.56%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.82%) OO
9 12 (8.82%) Pair Programming
10 10 (7.35%) Web Application Development
11 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.68%) Project Management
12 5 (3.68%) Product Management
12 5 (3.68%) Performance Testing
12 5 (3.68%) BPMN
13 4 (2.94%) User Stories
13 4 (2.94%) Web Development
13 4 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 86 (63.24%) Java
2 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
3 26 (19.12%) SQL
4 14 (10.29%) C#
5 11 (8.09%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.09%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.35%) Perl
7 9 (6.62%) PHP
8 5 (3.68%) PHP5
9 2 (1.47%) XPath
9 2 (1.47%) VB6
9 2 (1.47%) VBScript
9 2 (1.47%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) Korn
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.74%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (11.76%) Oracle
2 12 (8.82%) Ab Initio
3 10 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.62%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.41%) IBM
6 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.74%) Dell
7 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.74%) Apple
7 1 (0.74%) VMware
7 1 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.74%) Guidewire
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