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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 14 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.59% 2.86% 10.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 75.00% 26.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £334 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £268 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £347 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
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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
12 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.12% 10.71% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
Average daily rate £330 £347 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £259 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £456 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 10 (55.56%) Change Management
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (50.00%) HP
5 9 (50.00%) XSD
5 9 (50.00%) VBScript
5 9 (50.00%) MSI
5 9 (50.00%) WinForms
5 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Management
5 9 (50.00%) WPF
6 8 (44.44%) WMI
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) REXX
6 8 (44.44%) Tcl
6 8 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) HTML
8 6 (33.33%) Content Management
8 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 6 (33.33%) VB
8 6 (33.33%) .NET
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) OOP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MSI
2 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Software Development Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Development Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Tools Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) XSD
1 9 (50.00%) WinForms
1 9 (50.00%) WPF
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Change Management
1 10 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (33.33%) Content Management
3 6 (33.33%) OOP
3 6 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) EAI
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 9 (50.00%) VBScript
4 8 (44.44%) REXX
4 8 (44.44%) Tcl
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSD
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (44.44%) WMI
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO