The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 49 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4  
Contract jobs citing XML 28 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.35% 3.62% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.15% 15.38% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 25
Median daily rate £410 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.58% +0.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £433 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 306 312 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.71% 23.55% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 172 136
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Edinburgh

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Edinburgh

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Edinburgh

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (39.02%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) SOAP
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) Web Services
4 13 (31.71%) Oracle
4 13 (31.71%) MVC
5 12 (29.27%) HTML
6 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
7 9 (21.95%) SOA
8 8 (19.51%) Finance
8 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
8 8 (19.51%) JSON
8 8 (19.51%) .NET
8 8 (19.51%) J2EE
8 8 (19.51%) SDLC
9 7 (17.07%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (17.07%) JBoss
10 6 (14.63%) Degree
10 6 (14.63%) Java EE
10 6 (14.63%) TDD
10 6 (14.63%) Banking
10 6 (14.63%) CSS
10 6 (14.63%) JSP
10 6 (14.63%) Servlets
10 6 (14.63%) C#
10 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
10 6 (14.63%) Eclipse

XML
Co-occurring 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 7 (17.07%) JBoss
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.32%) Drupal
5 2 (4.88%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (7.32%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) IaaS
2 3 (7.32%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) LDAP
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.32%) DB2
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.88%) Redis
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
2 5 (12.20%) Maven
3 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) JUnit
5 2 (4.88%) Ant
5 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.88%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.88%) jMock
5 2 (4.88%) Mockito
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) Subversion
5 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.07%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Procurement Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) SOAP
2 14 (34.15%) Web Services
3 12 (29.27%) HTML
4 8 (19.51%) .NET
4 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
4 8 (19.51%) J2EE
4 8 (19.51%) JSON
5 6 (14.63%) CSS
5 6 (14.63%) Java EE
5 6 (14.63%) JSP
5 6 (14.63%) Servlets
6 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.20%) XSLT
7 4 (9.76%) Drools
7 4 (9.76%) jBPM
7 4 (9.76%) JPA
7 4 (9.76%) Spring
7 4 (9.76%) Spring MVC
7 4 (9.76%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) SOA
4 8 (19.51%) SDLC
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
5 6 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.20%) E-Procurement
6 5 (12.20%) ERP
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (12.20%) Validation
6 5 (12.20%) Workflow
7 4 (9.76%) Coaching
7 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) C#
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) HND
5 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) Pega
4 1 (2.44%) Avaya
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
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