The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 39 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 20 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 5.45% 6.48% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.78% 41.18% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 1
Average daily rate £313 £385 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.73%
XML
Scotland

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 Renfrewshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.17% 15.74% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 16
Average daily rate £320 £450 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +39.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £451 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -24 20 £313 -18.82% 1
XML
Scotland

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 27 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 21 (77.78%) Windows
4 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (74.07%) Windows Server
5 17 (62.96%) .NET
5 17 (62.96%) Visual Studio
6 15 (55.56%) VBScript
6 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
7 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
7 14 (51.85%) WPF
7 14 (51.85%) MSI
7 14 (51.85%) WinForms
7 14 (51.85%) XSD
7 14 (51.85%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
8 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
9 11 (40.74%) Migration
9 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
9 11 (40.74%) IIS
10 10 (37.04%) MCSE
10 10 (37.04%) Change Management
10 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (37.04%) Degree
10 10 (37.04%) Performance Management
10 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (29.63%) VMware
11 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 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
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
1 5 (18.52%) SSL
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Visual Studio
2 14 (51.85%) MSI
3 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (22.22%) 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 4 (14.81%) 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 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) WinForms
2 14 (51.85%) WPF
2 14 (51.85%) XSD
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) jQuery
3 6 (22.22%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Migration
3 10 (37.04%) Change Management
3 10 (37.04%) Performance Management
4 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (22.22%) OO
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 6 (22.22%) Web Development
6 5 (18.52%) High Availability
7 4 (14.81%) Records Management
7 4 (14.81%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) VBScript
4 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) C
5 6 (22.22%) C++
5 6 (22.22%) COBOL
5 6 (22.22%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) PL/1
5 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 10 (37.04%) MCSE
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (18.52%) MCSD
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) HP
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) Nintex
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