The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 1.28% 4.43% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 41.18% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £315 £320 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £357 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
XML
Renfrewshire

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
18 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.54% 10.76% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 11
Median daily rate £320 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Erskine region with a requirement for XML.

1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) Perl
5 7 (43.75%) PHP
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 7 (43.75%) AIX
5 7 (43.75%) HPUX
5 7 (43.75%) Solaris
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Python
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) JSON
5 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Data Structures
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (31.25%) Release Management
7 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) C#
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) French Language
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) XSD
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Structures
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) AIX
2 7 (43.75%) HPUX
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Solaris
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Escalation Management
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OVPA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) ILOG