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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 42 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 21 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 5.56% 8.86% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.68% 58.33% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 1
Median daily rate £310 £385 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.47% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
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
47 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.43% 15.19% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 15
Median daily rate £318 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £451 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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
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 6 May 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 26 (96.30%) PowerShell
2 24 (88.89%) C#
3 20 (74.07%) Windows
4 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (70.37%) Windows Server
5 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
5 16 (59.26%) .NET
6 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
7 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
7 14 (51.85%) VBScript
8 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
8 13 (48.15%) XSD
8 13 (48.15%) MSI
8 13 (48.15%) WinForms
8 13 (48.15%) WPF
8 13 (48.15%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
10 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
10 11 (40.74%) IIS
10 11 (40.74%) Migration
10 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
11 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (37.04%) MCSE
11 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (33.33%) Change Management
12 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
12 9 (33.33%) Degree
13 8 (29.63%) HP
14 7 (25.93%) CSS
14 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (40.74%) IIS
3 7 (25.93%) OpenStack
4 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) lighttpd
5 1 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) SSL
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) IPv4
3 1 (3.70%) IPv6
3 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) SNMP
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
2 13 (48.15%) MSI
3 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Development Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Software Development Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) SharePoint Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (11.11%) Tools Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Collaboration Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) WinForms
2 13 (48.15%) WPF
2 13 (48.15%) XSD
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) jQuery
4 6 (22.22%) XSLT
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) Django
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP
6 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (3.70%) Laravel
6 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Migration
1 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Change Management
2 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Records Management
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Network Design
7 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) PowerShell
2 24 (88.89%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) VBScript
4 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) C
5 5 (18.52%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) COBOL
5 5 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) PL/1
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) MCSE
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) MCSD
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) Cacti
2 1 (3.70%) Munin
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Nintex
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat