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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 31 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing XML 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.40% 11.67% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.27% 36.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£348 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
11 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 8.80% 31.67% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 3
Average daily rate £359 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.26% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VBScript
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) High Availability
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) MCSA
4 5 (50.00%) MCITP
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) IPv4
5 4 (40.00%) MCP
5 4 (40.00%) MCTS
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas
7 1 (10.00%) Netcool
7 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (10.00%) Clustering

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VLAN
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) VBScript
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) XPath
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) MCSA
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (40.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Netcool
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix