The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 49 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 118 124 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.08% 4.11% 6.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.13% 19.56% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 58 106
Median daily rate £340 £334 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £37.45 £39.63
% change year-on-year
-11.88% -5.48%
XML
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
651 634 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.49% 21.03% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 297 481
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £261 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 48 £340 +0.74% 8
Glasgow -18 27 £350 +7.69% 4
Renfrewshire -25 20 £305 -10.64% 1
Aberdeen -1 10 - - 1
Stirling - 3 £350 -
West Lothian - 3 £425 - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XML.

1 88 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (41.50%) Java
3 79 (39.50%) Web Services
4 75 (37.50%) SOAP
5 71 (35.50%) SQL
6 64 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 59 (29.50%) XSLT
8 56 (28.00%) JSON
9 55 (27.50%) RESTful
10 53 (26.50%) HTML
11 49 (24.50%) SOA
12 46 (23.00%) HTTP
13 42 (21.00%) Scrum
14 41 (20.50%) Windows
15 38 (19.00%) XSD
15 38 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (18.00%) C#
16 36 (18.00%) SQL Server
16 36 (18.00%) .NET
17 35 (17.50%) jQuery
18 34 (17.00%) Java EE
18 34 (17.00%) JBoss
18 34 (17.00%) Hibernate
19 32 (16.00%) Spring
19 32 (16.00%) CSS
20 31 (15.50%) Windows Server
21 30 (15.00%) Security Cleared
22 29 (14.50%) Microsoft
23 28 (14.00%) SSL
23 28 (14.00%) Eclipse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 34 (17.00%) JBoss
2 27 (13.50%) SharePoint
3 18 (9.00%) IIS
4 15 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (7.00%) Tomcat
6 13 (6.50%) Apache
7 12 (6.00%) WebSphere
8 11 (5.50%) OpenStack
9 10 (5.00%) nginx
10 9 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (4.00%) MQSeries
11 8 (4.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 6 (3.00%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.50%) Confluence
13 3 (1.50%) lighttpd
14 2 (1.00%) CMS
15 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (6.50%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.00%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.00%) Primavera
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.00%) iTunes
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.00%) HTTP
2 28 (14.00%) SSL
3 13 (6.50%) DNS
3 13 (6.50%) FTP
4 8 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 8 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.00%) WinSCP
5 7 (3.50%) SSH
6 6 (3.00%) LDAP
7 5 (2.50%) SMTP
7 5 (2.50%) SNMP
7 5 (2.50%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.00%) Firewall
8 4 (2.00%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.50%) DHCP
9 3 (1.50%) IPv4
9 3 (1.50%) IPv6
9 3 (1.50%) Network Security
10 2 (1.00%) Internet
11 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.00%) DB2
6 7 (3.50%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.50%) MySQL
9 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.50%) Biml
10 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.50%) HBase
10 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (14.00%) Eclipse
2 27 (13.50%) Maven
3 24 (12.00%) Subversion
4 23 (11.50%) Visual Studio
5 18 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (7.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (7.00%) SoapUI
7 13 (6.50%) JProfiler
8 10 (5.00%) ClearCase
9 8 (4.00%) MSI
9 8 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 8 (4.00%) XMLSpy
10 7 (3.50%) JIRA
10 7 (3.50%) JUnit
11 5 (2.50%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.50%) Fiddler
12 4 (2.00%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.00%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.50%) git-flow
13 3 (1.50%) GitLab
General
1 24 (12.00%) Banking
2 16 (8.00%) Finance
3 7 (3.50%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.00%) Front Office
5 5 (2.50%) Retail
5 5 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (54.00%) Developer
2 48 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.00%) Analyst
4 22 (11.00%) Senior Developer
5 21 (10.50%) Business Analyst
6 19 (9.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.50%) Integration Developer
8 11 (5.50%) SharePoint Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Architect
11 6 (3.00%) Administrator
11 6 (3.00%) Development Engineer
11 6 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.50%) Agile Developer
12 5 (2.50%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (2.50%) iOS Developer
12 5 (2.50%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (39.50%) Web Services
2 75 (37.50%) SOAP
3 59 (29.50%) XSLT
4 56 (28.00%) JSON
5 55 (27.50%) RESTful
6 53 (26.50%) HTML
7 38 (19.00%) XSD
8 36 (18.00%) .NET
9 35 (17.50%) jQuery
10 34 (17.00%) Hibernate
10 34 (17.00%) Java EE
11 32 (16.00%) CSS
11 32 (16.00%) Spring
12 27 (13.50%) WSDL
13 23 (11.50%) REST
14 22 (11.00%) JMS
14 22 (11.00%) JSF
15 21 (10.50%) Drools
15 21 (10.50%) jBPM
15 21 (10.50%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.50%) User Experience
2 17 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.00%) DataPower
4 8 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.50%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.50%) iPad
6 6 (3.00%) Animation
6 6 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.00%) iPhone
6 6 (3.00%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.50%) Apple TV
8 4 (2.00%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (1.50%) PKI
9 3 (1.50%) Replication
10 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.50%) Windows
2 31 (15.50%) Windows Server
3 25 (12.50%) Linux
4 23 (11.50%) Unix
5 16 (8.00%) Mac OS X
5 16 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.50%) Apple iOS
7 8 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.50%) Debian
8 5 (2.50%) SUSE
9 4 (2.00%) AIX
9 4 (2.00%) Solaris
10 2 (1.00%) Android
10 2 (1.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.50%) SOA
3 42 (21.00%) Scrum
4 38 (19.00%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (14.00%) Workflow
6 27 (13.50%) Unit Testing
7 26 (13.00%) Kanban
8 24 (12.00%) OO
9 23 (11.50%) SDLC
9 23 (11.50%) TDD
9 23 (11.50%) User Stories
10 21 (10.50%) Waterfall
11 18 (9.00%) Migration
12 17 (8.50%) Web Development
13 14 (7.00%) BDD
13 14 (7.00%) Software Engineering
14 13 (6.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 13 (6.50%) Open Source
14 13 (6.50%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (6.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (41.50%) Java
2 71 (35.50%) SQL
3 64 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 36 (18.00%) C#
5 28 (14.00%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.50%) PHP
7 12 (6.00%) Perl
7 12 (6.00%) Python
8 10 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.50%) C
9 9 (4.50%) C++
9 9 (4.50%) VBScript
10 8 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.00%) VB
11 7 (3.50%) Objective-C
11 7 (3.50%) PHP 5
12 5 (2.50%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.50%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.00%) MCSE
5 12 (6.00%) Degree
6 7 (3.50%) MCSD
7 5 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) MCP
8 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.00%) HL7
2 8 (4.00%) SEPA
3 3 (1.50%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Docker
3 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) KVM
4 1 (0.50%) NFS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.50%) SRDF
4 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.50%) Cacti
2 3 (1.50%) Munin
2 3 (1.50%) Nagios
2 3 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.00%) Ansible
3 2 (1.00%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.00%) Control-M
3 2 (1.00%) Graphite
3 2 (1.00%) Kibana
3 2 (1.00%) logstash
3 2 (1.00%) Puppet
3 2 (1.00%) rkt
3 2 (1.00%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.50%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.00%) Oracle
3 24 (12.00%) IBM
4 22 (11.00%) HP
5 13 (6.50%) Nintex
6 10 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.50%) Remedy
7 9 (4.50%) Sybase
8 6 (3.00%) VMware
9 5 (2.50%) Apple
10 3 (1.50%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.50%) Siemens
10 3 (1.50%) Tableau
10 3 (1.50%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.00%) Google
11 2 (1.00%) Pega
11 2 (1.00%) Perforce
11 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.00%) Splunk
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