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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 9 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.00% 5.13% 13.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.00% 15.79% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Average daily rate
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£393 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £269 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £328 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
20 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 20.00% 32.48% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 11
Average daily rate £420 £317 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.49% -14.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
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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 +5 9 £393 +20.76%
XML
Scotland

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (53.33%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (46.67%) C#
6 7 (46.67%) VBScript
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) MCSA
8 5 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (33.33%) MCITP
8 5 (33.33%) Validation
8 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (33.33%) High Availability
9 4 (26.67%) VB
9 4 (26.67%) .NET
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
9 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 4 (26.67%) CSS
9 4 (26.67%) OOP
9 4 (26.67%) OO
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
9 4 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) WinForms
3 2 (13.33%) WPF
3 2 (13.33%) XSD
4 1 (6.67%) XSL
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 5 (33.33%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) EAI
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (46.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) VBScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) VB
6 3 (20.00%) REXX
6 3 (20.00%) Tcl
7 1 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (40.00%) MCSA
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 2 (13.33%) MCSD
6 1 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (6.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) WMI
3 1 (6.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas