Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 32 38
Rank change year-on-year -32 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 76 152 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.69% 5.15% 4.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 20.35% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 88 70
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £364 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +7.06% -9.33%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £218
90th Percentile £513 £503 £391
Scotland median daily rate £425 £361 £338
% change year-on-year +17.89% +6.81% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 - £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - £52.00

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 800 747 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.34% 25.30% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 440 333
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £268
90th Percentile £564 £538 £502
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -42.31% +108.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.00 £44.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.03
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +61.46% -46.67% +11.44%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for XML.

1 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) Java
3 36 (47.37%) SQL
4 35 (46.05%) CSS
5 34 (44.74%) HTML
6 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 25 (32.89%) AngularJS
8 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 23 (30.26%) HTML5
10 21 (27.63%) Spring
10 21 (27.63%) jQuery
10 21 (27.63%) .NET
11 18 (23.68%) SOAP
11 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
11 18 (23.68%) Maven
12 17 (22.37%) CSS3
12 17 (22.37%) C#
12 17 (22.37%) Finance
12 17 (22.37%) MVC
13 16 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
14 15 (19.74%) Web Services
14 15 (19.74%) JSP
14 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
14 15 (19.74%) Unix
15 14 (18.42%) Oracle
15 14 (18.42%) NUnit
15 14 (18.42%) Java EE
16 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC

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 13 (17.11%) SharePoint
1 13 (17.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (15.79%) Apache
2 12 (15.79%) JBoss
2 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.21%) Confluence
4 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.26%) WildFly
5 3 (3.95%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.26%) HTTP
3 3 (3.95%) BIG-IP
3 3 (3.95%) NetScaler
3 3 (3.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 12 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.89%) MySQL
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (5.26%) Big Data
7 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.95%) Power BI
8 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.32%) Flink
9 1 (1.32%) Impala
9 1 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Maven
2 16 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (18.42%) NUnit
4 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
5 9 (11.84%) JUnit
6 8 (10.53%) JIRA
7 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
8 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.26%) Subversion
9 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.95%) Ant
10 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.32%) JMeter
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Developer
2 23 (30.26%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Charles River Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) IT Support
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) React Developer
8 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) CSS
2 34 (44.74%) HTML
3 25 (32.89%) AngularJS
4 23 (30.26%) HTML5
5 21 (27.63%) .NET
5 21 (27.63%) jQuery
5 21 (27.63%) Spring
6 18 (23.68%) SOAP
7 17 (22.37%) CSS3
8 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
8 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET
8 15 (19.74%) JSP
8 15 (19.74%) Web Services
9 14 (18.42%) Java EE
10 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (17.11%) Hibernate
10 13 (17.11%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (17.11%) React
11 12 (15.79%) JSON
12 10 (13.16%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) CMDB
4 2 (2.63%) Derivative
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Unix
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (22.37%) MVC
4 12 (15.79%) SDLC
4 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.16%) DevOps
6 8 (10.53%) Case Management
6 8 (10.53%) Performance Management
7 7 (9.21%) Front End Development
7 7 (9.21%) Scrum
8 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.58%) Data Management
8 5 (6.58%) ETL
8 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Kanban
9 4 (5.26%) Microservices
9 4 (5.26%) Project Management
9 4 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) Java
2 36 (47.37%) SQL
3 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
5 17 (22.37%) C#
6 13 (17.11%) TypeScript
7 7 (9.21%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.26%) Java 8
9 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.95%) Python
9 3 (3.95%) XPath
10 2 (2.63%) AspectJ
11 1 (1.32%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.32%) Delphi
11 1 (1.32%) Perl
11 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.32%) VB
11 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) ISEB
2 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Charles River
4 3 (3.95%) F5
4 3 (3.95%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) Informatica
4 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.63%) Calypso
5 2 (2.63%) Tableau
6 1 (1.32%) RedGate
6 1 (1.32%) Sybase