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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 12 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.80% 7.69% 4.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.41% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £366 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +21.93%

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
17 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 33.33% 7.69% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Median daily rate £288 - £325
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 £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) DHTML
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XSL
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) Tcl
3 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) webMethods
3 3 (50.00%) CAD
3 3 (50.00%) AutoCAD
3 3 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (50.00%) PLM
3 3 (50.00%) Teamcenter
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) XPath
3 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Itk
3 3 (50.00%) Siemens NX

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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (50.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Development Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) DHTML
2 3 (50.00%) Itk
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ADO
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) CAD
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) PLM
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Tcl
2 3 (50.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) webMethods