Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -20
Contract jobs citing XML 141 102 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.77% 4.79% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.21% 17.93% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 63
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -5.56% -4.00%
10th Percentile £255 £218 £300
90th Percentile £538 £387 £425
Scotland median daily rate £365 £338 £360
% change year-on-year +8.00% -6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £52.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £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 734 569 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.84% 26.71% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 335 353
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £265 £264 £269
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +98.50% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.17%) Java
2 51 (36.17%) Web Services
3 49 (34.75%) SOAP
4 46 (32.62%) SQL
5 42 (29.79%) Java EE
6 41 (29.08%) JavaScript
6 41 (29.08%) JBoss
7 38 (26.95%) SOA
8 37 (26.24%) HTML
8 37 (26.24%) XSLT
9 36 (25.53%) Hibernate
10 33 (23.40%) Workflow
10 33 (23.40%) CSS
11 32 (22.70%) JSON
12 30 (21.28%) Finance
13 28 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (19.15%) Drools
14 27 (19.15%) Spring
14 27 (19.15%) Maven
15 26 (18.44%) AngularJS
16 25 (17.73%) REST
16 25 (17.73%) .NET
17 23 (16.31%) TDD
18 22 (15.60%) Ajax
18 22 (15.60%) jBPM
19 21 (14.89%) Linux
19 21 (14.89%) Git (software)
20 19 (13.48%) Performance Monitoring
20 19 (13.48%) SQL Server

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 41 (29.08%) JBoss
2 11 (7.80%) Drupal
3 8 (5.67%) CMS
3 8 (5.67%) nginx
3 8 (5.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (4.26%) Apache
5 6 (4.26%) IIS
6 5 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.71%) CICS
9 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.55%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.42%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) GitHub
2 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.38%) IaaS
3 9 (6.38%) PaaS
4 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.13%) npm
6 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.42%) Boomi
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) Firewall
2 8 (5.67%) LDAP
3 7 (4.96%) BIG-IP
3 7 (4.96%) Internet
3 7 (4.96%) NetScaler
4 6 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.55%) HTTP
6 4 (2.84%) Intranet
7 3 (2.13%) DNS
7 3 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.13%) LAN
7 3 (2.13%) Skype
7 3 (2.13%) WAN
8 2 (1.42%) CTI
9 1 (0.71%) AMQP
9 1 (0.71%) SSL
9 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.96%) Redis
5 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.13%) DB2
6 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) DataStage
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (19.15%) Maven
2 21 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.77%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.67%) Subversion
5 6 (4.26%) XMLSpy
6 5 (3.55%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.13%) JIRA
7 3 (2.13%) JProfiler
7 3 (2.13%) JUnit
7 3 (2.13%) NUnit
8 2 (1.42%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.42%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.42%) Redmine
8 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.71%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (0.71%) jMock
9 1 (0.71%) Mockito
General
1 30 (21.28%) Finance
2 14 (9.93%) Banking
3 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.26%) Publishing
5 5 (3.55%) Electronics
5 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.55%) Marketing
6 3 (2.13%) Law
7 2 (1.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (65.96%) Developer
2 36 (25.53%) Java Developer
3 35 (24.82%) Analyst
4 15 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.22%) ServiceNow Developer
6 12 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Systems Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) Drupal Developer
9 9 (6.38%) Solutions Analyst
10 8 (5.67%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (5.67%) Service Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.96%) HTML Developer
11 7 (4.96%) XML Analyst
12 6 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (4.26%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.55%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.17%) Web Services
2 49 (34.75%) SOAP
3 42 (29.79%) Java EE
4 37 (26.24%) HTML
4 37 (26.24%) XSLT
5 36 (25.53%) Hibernate
6 33 (23.40%) CSS
7 32 (22.70%) JSON
8 27 (19.15%) Drools
8 27 (19.15%) Spring
9 26 (18.44%) AngularJS
10 25 (17.73%) .NET
10 25 (17.73%) REST
11 22 (15.60%) Ajax
11 22 (15.60%) jBPM
12 16 (11.35%) JPA
12 16 (11.35%) jQuery
12 16 (11.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (10.64%) RESTful
14 14 (9.93%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.96%) DataPower
2 7 (4.96%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.96%) PKI
3 6 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.84%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.13%) User Experience
7 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.42%) PMI
7 2 (1.42%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Derivative
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.89%) Linux
2 11 (7.80%) Windows
3 8 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.26%) Unix
5 5 (3.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.95%) SOA
3 33 (23.40%) Workflow
4 28 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (16.31%) TDD
6 19 (13.48%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (12.06%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 17 (12.06%) Change Control
7 17 (12.06%) Scrum
8 16 (11.35%) User Stories
9 14 (9.93%) BPMN
9 14 (9.93%) Business Process Modelling
9 14 (9.93%) ITSM
9 14 (9.93%) SDLC
10 13 (9.22%) Analytics
10 13 (9.22%) MVC
10 13 (9.22%) Presales
11 12 (8.51%) Web Development
12 11 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.17%) Java
2 46 (32.62%) SQL
3 41 (29.08%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.64%) C#
5 12 (8.51%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.80%) PHP
7 8 (5.67%) Perl
8 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.84%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.13%) XPath
11 2 (1.42%) ES6
11 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) BC Cleared
2 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) MCSD
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.71%) HND
4 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Ansible
1 2 (1.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Oracle
1 16 (11.35%) Red Hat
2 14 (9.93%) ServiceNow
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.67%) F5
4 8 (5.67%) Twitter
5 7 (4.96%) Citrix
5 7 (4.96%) Facebook
5 7 (4.96%) Google
5 7 (4.96%) IBM
6 5 (3.55%) SAP
7 4 (2.84%) Imperva
8 3 (2.13%) Adobe
8 3 (2.13%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.13%) Cisco
8 3 (2.13%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.42%) Avaya
9 2 (1.42%) Dell
9 2 (1.42%) Pega