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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 38 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing XML 50 79 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.46% 6.51% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.61% 24.01% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £423 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +22.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £336 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £508 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
255 329 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.62% 27.10% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 217 80
Average daily rate £345 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.44%) Java
3 41 (41.41%) SQL
4 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
5 30 (30.30%) Relational Database
6 29 (29.29%) Spring
7 27 (27.27%) CSS
8 26 (26.26%) UNIX
9 25 (25.25%) XSLT
10 24 (24.24%) Linux
10 24 (24.24%) Ajax
11 22 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (22.22%) J2EE
11 22 (22.22%) MVC
12 21 (21.21%) TDD
12 21 (21.21%) RESTful
12 21 (21.21%) SDLC
13 20 (20.20%) HTML
14 18 (18.18%) SOAP
15 17 (17.17%) Web Services
15 17 (17.17%) Oracle
15 17 (17.17%) Hibernate
15 17 (17.17%) JSON
16 16 (16.16%) iBATIS
16 16 (16.16%) PL/SQL
16 16 (16.16%) JDBC
16 16 (16.16%) .NET
17 15 (15.15%) Scrum
17 15 (15.15%) Banking
17 15 (15.15%) Unit Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (11.11%) JBoss
1 11 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.10%) Apache
3 8 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.08%) WordPress
3 8 (8.08%) nginx
4 5 (5.05%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.01%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) PaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Heroku
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) LDAP
2 2 (2.02%) SMS
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
3 1 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.01%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Selenium
2 14 (14.14%) JUnit
3 13 (13.13%) FitNesse
4 11 (11.11%) CruiseControl
5 10 (10.10%) Eclipse
6 8 (8.08%) Mockito
6 8 (8.08%) jMock
7 6 (6.06%) JProfiler
7 6 (6.06%) Subversion
7 6 (6.06%) Maven
8 4 (4.04%) Ant
9 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.02%) Watij
10 1 (1.01%) PhpStorm
10 1 (1.01%) HttpUnit
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (15.15%) Banking
2 11 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (56.57%) Developer
2 36 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Analyst
4 8 (8.08%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Tester
6 5 (5.05%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Senior Tester
9 2 (2.02%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.02%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.29%) Spring
2 27 (27.27%) CSS
3 25 (25.25%) XSLT
4 24 (24.24%) Ajax
5 22 (22.22%) J2EE
6 21 (21.21%) RESTful
7 20 (20.20%) HTML
8 18 (18.18%) SOAP
9 17 (17.17%) Web Services
9 17 (17.17%) Hibernate
9 17 (17.17%) JSON
10 16 (16.16%) iBATIS
10 16 (16.16%) .NET
10 16 (16.16%) JDBC
11 14 (14.14%) JSP
12 13 (13.13%) Struts
12 13 (13.13%) JMS
13 12 (12.12%) XML Schema
14 11 (11.11%) Spring MVC
14 11 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.04%) User Experience
4 4 (4.04%) GIS
5 3 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.02%) PKI
7 1 (1.01%) Informatics
7 1 (1.01%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.01%) SCORM
7 1 (1.01%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) UNIX
2 24 (24.24%) Linux
3 9 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 9 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.22%) MVC
2 22 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (21.21%) SDLC
3 21 (21.21%) TDD
4 15 (15.15%) Scrum
4 15 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 13 (13.13%) Web Application Development
5 13 (13.13%) OO
6 11 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 11 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.09%) SOA
8 8 (8.08%) Product Management
9 7 (7.07%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (7.07%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 6 (6.06%) BPMN
11 5 (5.05%) Open Source
11 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
11 5 (5.05%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.44%) Java
2 41 (41.41%) SQL
3 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.16%) PL/SQL
5 14 (14.14%) C#
6 13 (13.13%) Shell Script
6 13 (13.13%) Perl
7 12 (12.12%) PHP
8 9 (9.09%) XPath
9 8 (8.08%) PHP5
10 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.01%) VBScript
11 1 (1.01%) VB
11 1 (1.01%) Python
11 1 (1.01%) XQuery
11 1 (1.01%) Scala
11 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.01%) VB6
11 1 (1.01%) Ruby
11 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.01%) Nagios
2 1 (1.01%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) StatsD
2 1 (1.01%) Graphite
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Oracle
2 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.06%) Telerik
4 3 (3.03%) Dell
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.02%) Adobe
5 2 (2.02%) Google
5 2 (2.02%) Twitter
6 1 (1.01%) Netezza
6 1 (1.01%) Alterian
6 1 (1.01%) Sybase
6 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.01%) Informatica