The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 22 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 78 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.10% 2.35% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.91% 12.50% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 6 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £481 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
356 192 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.86% 18.77% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 78 52
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XML
Scotland

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 73 (49.66%) Java
2 65 (44.22%) Web Services
3 64 (43.54%) SOAP
4 60 (40.82%) HTML
5 58 (39.46%) JavaScript
6 51 (34.69%) JSON
7 49 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (33.33%) RESTful
8 46 (31.29%) HTTP
9 44 (29.93%) Java EE
10 43 (29.25%) CSS
10 43 (29.25%) Linux
11 41 (27.89%) Waterfall
12 39 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (25.85%) Spring
13 38 (25.85%) JBoss
14 33 (22.45%) jQuery
15 31 (21.09%) HTML5
15 31 (21.09%) Hibernate
16 29 (19.73%) Project Management
16 29 (19.73%) .NET
17 28 (19.05%) Mac OS X
17 28 (19.05%) Web Development
18 27 (18.37%) CSS3
18 27 (18.37%) SOA
19 25 (17.01%) SQL
20 23 (15.65%) J2EE
20 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET
20 23 (15.65%) Maven
21 21 (14.29%) Subversion

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (8.84%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.48%) IIS
3 9 (6.12%) Lync
3 9 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.40%) Apache
5 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.04%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.68%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.68%) Node.js
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.68%) PaaS
1 1 (0.68%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 46 (31.29%) HTTP
2 3 (2.04%) LDAP
3 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) Relational Database
2 18 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.76%) Big Data
4 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.40%) MySQL
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (15.65%) Maven
2 21 (14.29%) Subversion
3 15 (10.20%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.76%) Hudson
5 7 (4.76%) Ant
5 7 (4.76%) JUnit
5 7 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.40%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.36%) QUnit
7 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.36%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.68%) Mockito
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
General
1 19 (12.93%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Retail
3 4 (2.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (75.51%) Developer
2 36 (24.49%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.93%) Front-End Developer
4 17 (11.56%) UI Developer
4 17 (11.56%) UI Programmer
5 14 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 11 (7.48%) Architect
7 10 (6.80%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.12%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Information Architect
9 7 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Release Manager
12 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 3 (2.04%) Senior UI Developer
12 3 (2.04%) Front-End Web Developer
12 3 (2.04%) Data Architect
12 3 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.04%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (44.22%) Web Services
2 64 (43.54%) SOAP
3 60 (40.82%) HTML
4 51 (34.69%) JSON
5 49 (33.33%) RESTful
6 44 (29.93%) Java EE
7 43 (29.25%) CSS
8 38 (25.85%) Spring
9 33 (22.45%) jQuery
10 31 (21.09%) HTML5
10 31 (21.09%) Hibernate
11 29 (19.73%) .NET
12 27 (18.37%) CSS3
13 23 (15.65%) J2EE
13 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET
14 20 (13.61%) XSLT
15 17 (11.56%) Drools
16 16 (10.88%) RichFaces
16 16 (10.88%) JSF
17 15 (10.20%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Open Source
2 9 (6.12%) FMCG
3 3 (2.04%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.04%) Taxonomies
3 3 (2.04%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.36%) AS400
5 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.68%) Informatics
5 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.68%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.68%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.25%) Linux
2 28 (19.05%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.40%) Windows
4 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.89%) Waterfall
3 39 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (19.73%) Project Management
5 28 (19.05%) Web Development
6 27 (18.37%) SOA
7 21 (14.29%) Scrum
7 21 (14.29%) Release Management
8 20 (13.61%) BPMN
8 20 (13.61%) TDD
9 17 (11.56%) Workflow
9 17 (11.56%) Unit Testing
10 15 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (10.20%) Dependency Management
11 14 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (9.52%) Refactoring
12 13 (8.84%) Web Accessibility
12 13 (8.84%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (8.84%) Infrastructure Management
12 13 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 73 (49.66%) Java
2 58 (39.46%) JavaScript
3 25 (17.01%) SQL
4 18 (12.24%) C#
5 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.36%) VB
7 2 (1.36%) XQuery
7 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.36%) Jython
8 1 (0.68%) VB6
8 1 (0.68%) Korn
8 1 (0.68%) XPath
8 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) Python
8 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.36%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) Puppet
1 6 (4.08%) Vagrant
1 6 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) StatsD
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 38 (25.85%) JBoss
2 10 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.40%) Oracle
5 3 (2.04%) IBM
6 2 (1.36%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Twitter
7 1 (0.68%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago