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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 11 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.44% - 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% - 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.02%
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
7 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.56% 24.49% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 15
Average daily rate £350 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) XSLT
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) CAML
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) CAML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript