The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 5 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.63% 19.15% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.56% 90.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+32.30% -5.10%
XML
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
9 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.13% 21.28% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 22
Median daily rate £350 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +46.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for XML.

1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) Workflow
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) VB
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (63.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) Nintex
3 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (63.64%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Itk
4 4 (36.36%) Teamcenter
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) XSL
5 3 (27.27%) Swing
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) PLM
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) CAD
6 2 (18.18%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
1 1 (9.09%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Itk
4 4 (36.36%) XSL
5 3 (27.27%) Swing
6 2 (18.18%) XSLT
7 1 (9.09%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Workflow
2 7 (63.64%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) CAD
3 2 (18.18%) PLM
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) VB
2 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Tcl
5 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Nintex
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) webMethods