The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 38 29 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing XML 119 147 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.07% 5.78% 9.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.87% 19.32% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 79 128
Average daily rate
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£357 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.26% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £470 £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%
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UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
599 761 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.46% 29.93% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 475 379
Average daily rate £359 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Scotland region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

XML
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh -18 50 £350 -17.15% 7
Glasgow 0 43 £346 +1.83% 4
Renfrewshire +5 9 £393 +20.62%
Aberdeen +3 3 £369 +9.25% 1
Fife - 3 - -
Stirling -7 2 £444 +15.32%
West Lothian -12 1 £375 -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 109 (43.43%) Java
2 107 (42.63%) SQL
3 101 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (30.68%) HTML
5 76 (30.28%) JavaScript
6 66 (26.29%) Web Services
7 65 (25.90%) Relational Database
8 59 (23.51%) CSS
9 55 (21.91%) .NET
10 54 (21.51%) C#
11 53 (21.12%) SQL Server
12 51 (20.32%) XSLT
13 50 (19.92%) Spring
14 46 (18.33%) TDD
14 46 (18.33%) Finance
15 44 (17.53%) Oracle
16 40 (15.94%) PL/SQL
17 39 (15.54%) Microsoft
18 38 (15.14%) Banking
19 37 (14.74%) ASP.NET
19 37 (14.74%) OO
20 36 (14.34%) Unit Testing
21 34 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
21 34 (13.55%) Windows
22 33 (13.15%) UNIX
22 33 (13.15%) MVC
22 33 (13.15%) SDLC
23 32 (12.75%) JSON
23 32 (12.75%) Hibernate
23 32 (12.75%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (7.17%) Tomcat
2 16 (6.37%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.78%) JBoss
4 11 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.98%) Apache
6 8 (3.19%) WordPress
6 8 (3.19%) nginx
6 8 (3.19%) CMS
7 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.59%) IIS
8 2 (0.80%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Siemens NX
3 2 (0.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.80%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.40%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Workday HCM
2 3 (1.20%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Taleo
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Heroku
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.35%) HTTP
2 9 (3.59%) SMS
3 3 (1.20%) SAN
3 3 (1.20%) LDAP
4 2 (0.80%) Intranet
4 2 (0.80%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) CTI
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.40%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (25.90%) Relational Database
2 53 (21.12%) SQL Server
3 24 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.37%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.79%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.20%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.80%) MySQL
11 2 (0.80%) TKPROF
11 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.40%) DataStax
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 27 (10.76%) Selenium
2 25 (9.96%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.37%) JUnit
4 20 (7.97%) FitNesse
5 17 (6.77%) CruiseControl
5 17 (6.77%) Subversion
6 16 (6.37%) Eclipse
7 12 (4.78%) Maven
8 10 (3.98%) Ant
8 10 (3.98%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.19%) jMock
9 8 (3.19%) Mockito
10 6 (2.39%) JProfiler
10 6 (2.39%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.59%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.59%) NUnit
11 4 (1.59%) Toad
12 3 (1.20%) JDeveloper
12 3 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 46 (18.33%) Finance
2 38 (15.14%) Banking
3 11 (4.38%) Front Office
4 7 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (55.78%) Developer
2 64 (25.50%) Java Developer
3 32 (12.75%) Analyst
4 26 (10.36%) Senior Developer
5 16 (6.37%) Business Analyst
6 12 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (4.38%) Software Engineer
7 11 (4.38%) C++ Developer
7 11 (4.38%) Applications Support
8 10 (3.98%) Software Developer
9 9 (3.59%) Development Specialist
9 9 (3.59%) SQL Developer
10 8 (3.19%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.19%) Tester
10 8 (3.19%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (2.79%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.79%) Technical Leader
11 7 (2.79%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (2.39%) Test Analyst
13 5 (1.99%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (30.68%) HTML
2 66 (26.29%) Web Services
3 59 (23.51%) CSS
4 55 (21.91%) .NET
5 51 (20.32%) XSLT
6 50 (19.92%) Spring
7 37 (14.74%) ASP.NET
8 32 (12.75%) Hibernate
8 32 (12.75%) Ajax
8 32 (12.75%) JSON
9 30 (11.95%) JSP
10 29 (11.55%) SOAP
11 28 (11.16%) JMS
11 28 (11.16%) RESTful
12 27 (10.76%) J2EE
13 24 (9.56%) JDBC
13 24 (9.56%) iBATIS
14 23 (9.16%) HTML5
14 23 (9.16%) XML Schema
15 20 (7.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.36%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.79%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.39%) User Experience
5 6 (2.39%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.99%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.99%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.99%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.99%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.59%) GIS
7 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) Clustering
8 3 (1.20%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.80%) iPhone
9 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.55%) Windows
2 33 (13.15%) UNIX
3 31 (12.35%) Linux
4 9 (3.59%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.20%) Android
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Solaris
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.33%) TDD
3 37 (14.74%) OO
4 36 (14.34%) Unit Testing
5 34 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (13.15%) MVC
6 33 (13.15%) SDLC
7 26 (10.36%) SOA
8 25 (9.96%) Data Modelling
9 23 (9.16%) Scrum
10 18 (7.17%) Content Management
11 17 (6.77%) Web Application Development
12 16 (6.37%) Pair Programming
12 16 (6.37%) Data Analysis
13 15 (5.98%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.78%) Performance Testing
14 12 (4.78%) Change Management
15 11 (4.38%) ITIL
15 11 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (4.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 109 (43.43%) Java
2 107 (42.63%) SQL
3 76 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 54 (21.51%) C#
5 40 (15.94%) PL/SQL
6 20 (7.97%) Shell Script
7 18 (7.17%) C++
7 18 (7.17%) Perl
8 16 (6.37%) XPath
9 14 (5.58%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.78%) PHP
11 11 (4.38%) T-SQL
11 11 (4.38%) VBScript
12 10 (3.98%) VB
12 10 (3.98%) VBA
13 8 (3.19%) PHP5
14 5 (1.99%) VB6
14 5 (1.99%) Python
14 5 (1.99%) Tcl
15 4 (1.59%) REXX
Qualifications
1 21 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.77%) Degree
3 15 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.19%) MCSA
6 7 (2.79%) MCITP
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB
7 3 (1.20%) MCSD
7 3 (1.20%) MCSE
8 1 (0.40%) MCP
8 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.59%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (1.59%) WMI
3 2 (0.80%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.40%) StatsD
4 1 (0.40%) Graphite
4 1 (0.40%) Netcool
4 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) Nagios
4 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (17.53%) Oracle
2 39 (15.54%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.97%) Sybase
4 11 (4.38%) HP
5 8 (3.19%) Kofax
6 7 (2.79%) IBM
7 6 (2.39%) Telerik
8 3 (1.20%) Dell
9 2 (0.80%) EMC
9 2 (0.80%) Adobe
9 2 (0.80%) VMware
9 2 (0.80%) Informatica
9 2 (0.80%) Veritas
9 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.80%) Google
9 2 (0.80%) Twitter
10 1 (0.40%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.40%) Netezza
10 1 (0.40%) Coverity
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