Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 45 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 101 103 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.40% 3.91% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.92% 14.71% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 68 87
Edinburgh median daily rate £390 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £260
90th Percentile £513 £554 £438
Scotland median daily rate £413 £385 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +13.24% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.63 - -

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 847 700 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.49% 26.56% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 424 353
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £313 £270 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.76% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -8.17% +18.13%
10th Percentile £14.45 £30.52 £42.23
90th Percentile £32.72 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.63% -33.33% -10.43%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
1 50 (49.50%) HTML
2 49 (48.51%) CSS
3 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
4 44 (43.56%) SQL
5 43 (42.57%) Java
6 37 (36.63%) HTML5
7 35 (34.65%) jQuery
8 34 (33.66%) Spring
9 32 (31.68%) AngularJS
10 31 (30.69%) CSS3
11 27 (26.73%) Hibernate
12 25 (24.75%) Web Services
13 23 (22.77%) .NET
14 22 (21.78%) SOAP
14 22 (21.78%) Banking
14 22 (21.78%) MVC
14 22 (21.78%) Java EE
15 21 (20.79%) JSON
15 21 (20.79%) Finance
15 21 (20.79%) JBoss
16 20 (19.80%) XSLT
16 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
17 19 (18.81%) Maven
17 19 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (17.82%) C#
18 18 (17.82%) ASP.NET
19 16 (15.84%) Visual Studio
19 16 (15.84%) Scrum
19 16 (15.84%) Ajax

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 21 (20.79%) JBoss
2 13 (12.87%) Confluence
2 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (11.88%) Apache
4 9 (8.91%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.97%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.98%) WildFly
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.99%) Maya
2 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.99%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) npm
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) GitHub
3 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) HTTP
1 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.84%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.89%) RDBMS
4 10 (9.90%) MySQL
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.97%) Big Data
7 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.99%) DB2
8 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.99%) Impala
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Maven
2 16 (15.84%) Visual Studio
3 15 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (13.86%) JIRA
4 14 (13.86%) NUnit
5 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
5 9 (8.91%) JUnit
6 6 (5.94%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.95%) Ant
7 5 (4.95%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.97%) JMeter
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.98%) Subversion
10 1 (0.99%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.99%) Moq
10 1 (0.99%) Toad
General
1 22 (21.78%) Banking
2 21 (20.79%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Billing
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 78 (77.23%) Developer
2 33 (32.67%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.81%) Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (11.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (5.94%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) XML Developer
11 4 (3.96%) JIRA Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Applications Support Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) Architect
12 3 (2.97%) Consultant
12 3 (2.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.50%) HTML
2 49 (48.51%) CSS
3 37 (36.63%) HTML5
4 35 (34.65%) jQuery
5 34 (33.66%) Spring
6 32 (31.68%) AngularJS
7 31 (30.69%) CSS3
8 27 (26.73%) Hibernate
9 25 (24.75%) Web Services
10 23 (22.77%) .NET
11 22 (21.78%) Java EE
11 22 (21.78%) SOAP
12 21 (20.79%) JSON
13 20 (19.80%) XSLT
14 18 (17.82%) ASP.NET
15 16 (15.84%) .NET Framework
15 16 (15.84%) Ajax
15 16 (15.84%) React
16 14 (13.86%) Drools
17 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) User Experience
2 7 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.96%) Wiki
4 2 (1.98%) CMDB
4 2 (1.98%) Derivative
4 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.98%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (1.98%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Fintech
5 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) MVC
3 19 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (15.84%) Scrum
5 13 (12.87%) Front End Development
6 12 (11.88%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.89%) SDLC
8 10 (9.90%) SOA
8 10 (9.90%) TDD
8 10 (9.90%) Workflow
9 8 (7.92%) Project Management
10 7 (6.93%) Business Process Modelling
10 7 (6.93%) Open Source
11 6 (5.94%) Kanban
11 6 (5.94%) Web Development
12 5 (4.95%) BPMN
12 5 (4.95%) Data Mapping
12 5 (4.95%) MVVM
12 5 (4.95%) Performance Management
12 5 (4.95%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
2 44 (43.56%) SQL
3 43 (42.57%) Java
4 18 (17.82%) C#
5 13 (12.87%) TypeScript
6 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.92%) Java 8
8 7 (6.93%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.97%) ES6
10 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.98%) AspectJ
12 1 (0.99%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.99%) Perl
12 1 (0.99%) Python
12 1 (0.99%) VB
12 1 (0.99%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) ISEB
2 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.98%) Calypso
4 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Informatica
5 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.99%) Siebel
5 1 (0.99%) Splunk
5 1 (0.99%) Sybase
5 1 (0.99%) Tableau