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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Renfrewshire / Erskine
Rank 12 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.69% 5.88% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 34.78% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Median daily rate £315 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £317 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £354 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +25.47%

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
5 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 19.23% 16.91% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 4
Median daily rate £315 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 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 Erskine region with a requirement for XML.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

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 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP