The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 19 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.33% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 1.61% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -10.00%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 62 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.23% 28.70% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 8
Average daily rate £375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Aberdeen region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) CAML
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Kindle
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) Intranet
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) PVCS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Perl

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PVCS
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CAML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) EDI
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle