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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing XML 17 55 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.03% 3.81% 3.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.14% 14.78% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 33 29
Median daily rate £388 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £412 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £32.54
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.24%

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
277 372 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.05% 25.76% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 200 160
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 37 (68.52%) Java
2 32 (59.26%) Web Services
3 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) Java EE
4 23 (42.59%) JBoss
5 22 (40.74%) Oracle
6 21 (38.89%) HTML
7 20 (37.04%) SOA
8 19 (35.19%) SQL
8 19 (35.19%) XSLT
9 17 (31.48%) TDD
9 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
10 16 (29.63%) Scrum
10 16 (29.63%) SOAP
11 15 (27.78%) Eclipse
12 13 (24.07%) JMS
13 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
13 11 (20.37%) XML Messaging
13 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
13 11 (20.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
14 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
14 10 (18.52%) Degree
14 10 (18.52%) Maven
14 10 (18.52%) CSS
14 10 (18.52%) WSDL
15 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
15 9 (16.67%) XSD
15 9 (16.67%) Windows

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 23 (42.59%) JBoss
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.85%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.70%) DB2
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Eclipse
2 10 (18.52%) Maven
3 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.11%) Subversion
5 5 (9.26%) JProfiler
6 4 (7.41%) JIRA
7 3 (5.56%) JUnit
7 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.70%) Log4j
8 2 (3.70%) Selenium
8 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.85%) Grunt
9 1 (1.85%) gulp
9 1 (1.85%) jMock
9 1 (1.85%) Mockito
9 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.96%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) Web Services
2 25 (46.30%) Java EE
3 21 (38.89%) HTML
4 19 (35.19%) XSLT
5 16 (29.63%) SOAP
6 13 (24.07%) JMS
7 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
7 11 (20.37%) XML Messaging
8 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 10 (18.52%) WSDL
9 9 (16.67%) Drools
9 9 (16.67%) HTML5
9 9 (16.67%) jBPM
9 9 (16.67%) JPA
9 9 (16.67%) XSD
10 8 (14.81%) JSF
10 8 (14.81%) JSON
11 7 (12.96%) RichFaces
12 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 6 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Driving Licence
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) SOA
3 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (31.48%) TDD
4 16 (29.63%) Scrum
5 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.67%) Coaching
6 9 (16.67%) MVC
7 7 (12.96%) Kanban
8 6 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 6 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 6 (11.11%) Open Source
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (11.11%) User Stories
9 5 (9.26%) Open Source Development
10 4 (7.41%) SDLC
10 4 (7.41%) Web Development
11 3 (5.56%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 3 (5.56%) Web Design
11 3 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) C
5 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) XPath
6 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) HP
4 3 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Misys
6 1 (1.85%) OpenText