Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 71 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 81 41 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.79% 2.01% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.31% 7.19% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 57
Edinburgh median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £313 £316 £262
90th Percentile £526 £668 £456
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £52.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.91% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 £52.17 -
% change year-on-year -50.88% - -

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 716 570 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.69% 27.94% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 398 365
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £264 £265
90th Percentile £530 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £47.23 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.06% +64.28% -28.13%
10th Percentile £14.45 £42.16 £17.18
90th Percentile £32.72 £52.17 £40.93
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £43.39 £35.75
% change year-on-year -25.10% +21.37% -10.63%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 40 (49.38%) Java
2 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (41.98%) Spring
4 31 (38.27%) SQL
5 29 (35.80%) Hibernate
6 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
6 25 (30.86%) Web Services
7 24 (29.63%) JBoss
7 24 (29.63%) Java EE
8 23 (28.40%) XSLT
8 23 (28.40%) HTML
9 22 (27.16%) CSS
10 20 (24.69%) SOA
10 20 (24.69%) Finance
11 19 (23.46%) Drools
12 18 (22.22%) jQuery
13 17 (20.99%) JSON
13 17 (20.99%) HTML5
13 17 (20.99%) Workflow
13 17 (20.99%) Scrum
14 16 (19.75%) TDD
15 15 (18.52%) SOAP
15 15 (18.52%) CSS3
16 14 (17.28%) Maven
16 14 (17.28%) Banking
17 13 (16.05%) Ajax
17 13 (16.05%) Business Process Modelling
18 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (13.58%) Open Source
19 11 (13.58%) AngularJS

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 24 (29.63%) JBoss
2 8 (9.88%) Confluence
3 7 (8.64%) Apache
4 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.47%) CMS
7 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.23%) Maya
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) npm
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.94%) MySQL
3 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) DataStage
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Maven
2 8 (9.88%) JIRA
3 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.17%) JUnit
5 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.70%) Ant
6 3 (3.70%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.47%) JMeter
7 2 (2.47%) jMock
7 2 (2.47%) Mockito
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.23%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.23%) Moq
8 1 (1.23%) NUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 20 (24.69%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Billing
3 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (70.37%) Developer
2 33 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.99%) Analyst
4 16 (19.75%) Senior Developer
5 15 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (13.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (13.58%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) XML Developer
8 4 (4.94%) JIRA Developer
8 4 (4.94%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Java Team Leader
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.98%) Spring
2 29 (35.80%) Hibernate
3 25 (30.86%) Web Services
4 24 (29.63%) Java EE
5 23 (28.40%) HTML
5 23 (28.40%) XSLT
6 22 (27.16%) CSS
7 19 (23.46%) Drools
8 18 (22.22%) jQuery
9 17 (20.99%) HTML5
9 17 (20.99%) JSON
10 15 (18.52%) CSS3
10 15 (18.52%) SOAP
11 13 (16.05%) Ajax
12 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
13 10 (12.35%) Node.js
14 9 (11.11%) REST
15 8 (9.88%) J2EE
15 8 (9.88%) jBPM
15 8 (9.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.41%) User Experience
2 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.94%) Wiki
3 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.47%) Fintech
4 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.47%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Linux
1 3 (3.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.23%) Unix
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) SOA
3 17 (20.99%) Scrum
3 17 (20.99%) Workflow
4 16 (19.75%) TDD
5 13 (16.05%) Business Process Modelling
6 12 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.58%) Open Source
8 10 (12.35%) BPMN
9 9 (11.11%) Data Mapping
9 9 (11.11%) MVC
9 9 (11.11%) Web Development
10 8 (9.88%) Front End Development
10 8 (9.88%) Project Management
11 7 (8.64%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 7 (8.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.64%) User Stories
11 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) Java
2 31 (38.27%) SQL
3 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) Java 8
5 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.70%) C#
6 3 (3.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe
6 1 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.23%) Siebel
6 1 (1.23%) Splunk