The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 10 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.36% - 27.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 76.92% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 8
Average daily rate
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£347 - £368
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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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 Erskine region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.77% 30.16% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 8
Average daily rate £420 £405 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £418 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (50.00%) MCSA
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL
7 5 (41.67%) C#
7 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (41.67%) SQL
7 5 (41.67%) VBScript
7 5 (41.67%) High Availability
7 5 (41.67%) Validation
7 5 (41.67%) MCITP
8 4 (33.33%) Content Management
8 4 (33.33%) Degree
8 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (33.33%) VB
8 4 (33.33%) .NET
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (33.33%) CSS
8 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (33.33%) OOP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Validation
2 5 (41.67%) High Availability
3 4 (33.33%) Content Management
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VBScript
3 4 (33.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) REXX
4 1 (8.33%) Tcl
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) MCSA
4 5 (41.67%) MCITP
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) MCSD
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 1 (8.33%) MCP
7 1 (8.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) WMI
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (8.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas