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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 29 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing XML 54 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.24% 2.58% 4.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.85% 13.02% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 27 33
Median daily rate £340 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £443 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
272 338 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.41% 19.79% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 194 183
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 72 (68.57%) Web Services
2 70 (66.67%) Java
3 69 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (60.00%) SOAP
5 60 (57.14%) JBoss
6 57 (54.29%) Scrum
7 54 (51.43%) Java EE
8 44 (41.90%) XSLT
9 41 (39.05%) HTML
9 41 (39.05%) SOA
9 41 (39.05%) JSF
10 39 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (36.19%) Oracle
12 37 (35.24%) SQL
12 37 (35.24%) RichFaces
13 35 (33.33%) Maven
14 34 (32.38%) Oracle Database
15 32 (30.48%) Eclipse
16 31 (29.52%) jBPM
16 31 (29.52%) Hibernate
16 31 (29.52%) Kanban
16 31 (29.52%) Drools
17 29 (27.62%) Subversion
17 29 (27.62%) JMS
18 28 (26.67%) JPA
19 27 (25.71%) Open Source
19 27 (25.71%) User Stories
19 27 (25.71%) Open Source Development
20 26 (24.76%) TDD
21 22 (20.95%) JavaScript

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 60 (57.14%) JBoss
2 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) HTTP
2 5 (4.76%) SSL
3 4 (3.81%) SSH
4 1 (0.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.95%) DB2
5 1 (0.95%) GIS
5 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.95%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 35 (33.33%) Maven
2 32 (30.48%) Eclipse
3 29 (27.62%) Subversion
4 14 (13.33%) JIRA
5 12 (11.43%) SoapUI
6 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.81%) git-flow
7 4 (3.81%) GitLab
8 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.95%) Ant
9 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.95%) Checkstyle
9 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.95%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.95%) Gradle
9 1 (0.95%) Grunt
9 1 (0.95%) gulp
9 1 (0.95%) Hudson
9 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (1.90%) Advertising
3 1 (0.95%) Marketing
3 1 (0.95%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (69.52%) Developer
2 56 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.95%) Analyst
4 18 (17.14%) Agile Business Analyst
4 18 (17.14%) Business Analyst
5 16 (15.24%) Senior Developer
6 15 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (9.52%) Developer in Test
7 10 (9.52%) UI Developer
8 7 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
8 7 (6.67%) UX Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Integration Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.90%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Architect
11 2 (1.90%) Environment Manager
11 2 (1.90%) Product Analyst
11 2 (1.90%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) Test Engineer
11 2 (1.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (68.57%) Web Services
2 63 (60.00%) SOAP
3 54 (51.43%) Java EE
4 44 (41.90%) XSLT
5 41 (39.05%) HTML
5 41 (39.05%) JSF
6 37 (35.24%) RichFaces
7 31 (29.52%) Drools
7 31 (29.52%) Hibernate
7 31 (29.52%) jBPM
8 29 (27.62%) JMS
9 28 (26.67%) JPA
10 22 (20.95%) XSD
11 18 (17.14%) RESTful
12 17 (16.19%) J2EE
13 15 (14.29%) jQuery
14 12 (11.43%) Apache CXF
15 11 (10.48%) JSP
16 8 (7.62%) .NET
16 8 (7.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) User Experience
2 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) DataPower
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Unix
2 5 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) AIX
3 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (54.29%) Scrum
3 41 (39.05%) SOA
4 39 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (29.52%) Kanban
6 27 (25.71%) Open Source
6 27 (25.71%) Open Source Development
6 27 (25.71%) User Stories
7 26 (24.76%) TDD
8 20 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 19 (18.10%) Coaching
10 15 (14.29%) Defect Management
11 14 (13.33%) Wireframes
12 12 (11.43%) BDD
12 12 (11.43%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (11.43%) SDLC
13 11 (10.48%) Web Design
14 8 (7.62%) Product Management
15 7 (6.67%) Waterfall
16 6 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (66.67%) Java
2 37 (35.24%) SQL
3 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.33%) Python
5 12 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.52%) C
7 7 (6.67%) C#
8 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.90%) AspectJ
9 2 (1.90%) Delphi
10 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.95%) PHP
10 1 (0.95%) Ruby
10 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Docker
1 1 (0.95%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.95%) Ansible
3 1 (0.95%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.95%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.95%) logstash
3 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) rkt
3 1 (0.95%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.95%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 38 (36.19%) Oracle
2 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.57%) HP
5 4 (3.81%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.86%) IBM
7 2 (1.90%) Remedy
7 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.95%) Google
8 1 (0.95%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.95%) Splunk
8 1 (0.95%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) Zend
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