The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 59 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing XML 37 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.62% 3.31% 5.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.03% 18.43% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 46
Median daily rate £363 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +3.89%
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
284 255 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.14% 17.95% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 155 217
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for XML.

1 77 (80.21%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (48.96%) Java
2 47 (48.96%) Web Services
3 43 (44.79%) SOAP
3 43 (44.79%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (43.75%) Java EE
4 42 (43.75%) Scrum
5 38 (39.58%) JBoss
6 36 (37.50%) Eclipse
6 36 (37.50%) RESTful
7 35 (36.46%) XSLT
8 33 (34.38%) SOA
8 33 (34.38%) Waterfall
9 30 (31.25%) TDD
10 26 (27.08%) Performance Monitoring
10 26 (27.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 25 (26.04%) JProfiler
12 23 (23.96%) jQuery
13 22 (22.92%) HTTP
13 22 (22.92%) J2EE
14 21 (21.88%) Maven
14 21 (21.88%) SDLC
15 20 (20.83%) JSON
15 20 (20.83%) Spring
15 20 (20.83%) JSF
15 20 (20.83%) Hibernate
15 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
15 20 (20.83%) Linux
16 19 (19.79%) Project Management
16 19 (19.79%) jBPM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (39.58%) JBoss
2 12 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 12 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 12 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.33%) Apache
4 7 (7.29%) nginx
5 2 (2.08%) Confluence
5 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.92%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) LDAP
2 2 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.08%) DB2
4 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) GIS
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.04%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (37.50%) Eclipse
2 25 (26.04%) JProfiler
3 21 (21.88%) Maven
4 5 (5.21%) Subversion
5 3 (3.13%) Ant
6 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.08%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.08%) Gradle
6 2 (2.08%) Grunt
6 2 (2.08%) gulp
6 2 (2.08%) Hudson
6 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.08%) JIRA
6 2 (2.08%) Selenium
6 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (5.21%) Banking
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (57.29%) Developer
2 37 (38.54%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.75%) Analyst
3 18 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 17 (17.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 13 (13.54%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Agile Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (8.33%) PHP Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) XML Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.17%) Java Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Architect
11 3 (3.13%) Java Programmer
11 3 (3.13%) Programmer
11 3 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.13%) XML Programmer
12 2 (2.08%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (48.96%) Web Services
2 43 (44.79%) SOAP
3 42 (43.75%) Java EE
4 36 (37.50%) RESTful
5 35 (36.46%) XSLT
6 23 (23.96%) jQuery
7 22 (22.92%) J2EE
8 20 (20.83%) Hibernate
8 20 (20.83%) JSF
8 20 (20.83%) JSON
8 20 (20.83%) Spring
9 19 (19.79%) Drools
9 19 (19.79%) jBPM
10 18 (18.75%) RichFaces
11 16 (16.67%) HTML
12 15 (15.63%) Apache CXF
13 10 (10.42%) CSS
14 9 (9.38%) CSS3
14 9 (9.38%) HTML5
15 8 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) User Experience
2 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.04%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.83%) Linux
2 17 (17.71%) Mac OS X
3 8 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) AIX
4 2 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (80.21%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (43.75%) Scrum
4 33 (34.38%) SOA
4 33 (34.38%) Waterfall
5 30 (31.25%) TDD
6 26 (27.08%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 26 (27.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 21 (21.88%) SDLC
8 19 (19.79%) Project Management
9 18 (18.75%) Kanban
9 18 (18.75%) User Stories
10 16 (16.67%) BPMN
10 16 (16.67%) Web Development
11 14 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (14.58%) Workflow
12 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
12 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
13 11 (11.46%) Software Testing
13 11 (11.46%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.96%) Java
2 20 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.46%) SQL
4 8 (8.33%) PHP
5 7 (7.29%) PHP 5
6 6 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (2.08%) AspectJ
7 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.08%) C
7 2 (2.08%) C++
7 2 (2.08%) Python
7 2 (2.08%) Ruby
7 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.08%) VBA
8 1 (1.04%) Delphi
8 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
1 2 (2.08%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
1 2 (2.08%) CA Wily
1 2 (2.08%) logstash
1 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (2.08%) Puppet
1 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.08%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.08%) CA
4 2 (2.08%) Google
4 2 (2.08%) HP
4 2 (2.08%) Remedy
4 2 (2.08%) Splunk
4 2 (2.08%) Sybase
4 2 (2.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) ION Trading