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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 36 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 120 193 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.98% 7.20% 7.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.11% 23.65% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 110 92
Average daily rate
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£330 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £411
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 £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
628 816 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.82% 30.45% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 487 316
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -22 47 £338 -19.64% 18
Glasgow -6 45 £305 -18.66% 11
Aberdeen +11 11 £431 +32.69% 2
Renfrewshire +6 7 £341 +4.85%
Fife - 2 - - 1
West Lothian -17 1 - - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 114 (45.24%) Java
2 107 (42.46%) SQL
3 103 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (34.13%) HTML
5 77 (30.56%) JavaScript
6 69 (27.38%) Web Services
7 61 (24.21%) CSS
8 53 (21.03%) Relational Database
9 52 (20.63%) C#
10 51 (20.24%) TDD
11 50 (19.84%) Spring
12 49 (19.44%) .NET
13 48 (19.05%) XSLT
13 48 (19.05%) Windows
13 48 (19.05%) Finance
14 46 (18.25%) Oracle
15 45 (17.86%) SQL Server
16 40 (15.87%) UNIX
16 40 (15.87%) SOA
17 37 (14.68%) Hibernate
18 36 (14.29%) Data Modelling
18 36 (14.29%) PL/SQL
18 36 (14.29%) SDLC
19 35 (13.89%) OO
20 34 (13.49%) Banking
21 33 (13.10%) Microsoft
21 33 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (12.70%) ASP.NET
23 31 (12.30%) Ajax
24 30 (11.90%) Unit Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.16%) JBoss
4 12 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.78%) CMS
6 6 (2.38%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.98%) Apache
8 4 (1.59%) WordPress
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.19%) nginx
9 3 (1.19%) IIS
10 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.40%) CICS
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.40%) Node.js
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Siemens NX
2 9 (3.57%) AutoCAD
3 5 (1.98%) CATIA
4 3 (1.19%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.79%) MS Office
6 1 (0.40%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Teamcenter
2 7 (2.78%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) SaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
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 17 (6.75%) HTTP
2 5 (1.98%) SMS
2 5 (1.98%) Internet
3 3 (1.19%) LDAP
4 2 (0.79%) Intranet
4 2 (0.79%) DNS
4 2 (0.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.40%) CTI
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
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 53 (21.03%) Relational Database
2 45 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.16%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.19%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.79%) TKPROF
12 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.40%) Redis
13 1 (0.40%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 27 (10.71%) Selenium
2 23 (9.13%) JUnit
3 21 (8.33%) FitNesse
4 20 (7.94%) Visual Studio
4 20 (7.94%) Eclipse
5 15 (5.95%) Maven
6 14 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 13 (5.16%) CruiseControl
8 12 (4.76%) Subversion
8 12 (4.76%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.97%) Mockito
10 9 (3.57%) Ant
10 9 (3.57%) MSI
11 7 (2.78%) jMock
12 6 (2.38%) JProfiler
12 6 (2.38%) Toad
13 4 (1.59%) NUnit
13 4 (1.59%) JIRA
13 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 48 (19.05%) Finance
2 34 (13.49%) Banking
3 9 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.78%) Front Office
5 5 (1.98%) Games
5 5 (1.98%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (54.76%) Developer
2 65 (25.79%) Java Developer
3 26 (10.32%) Analyst
4 20 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 13 (5.16%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (3.97%) SQL Developer
7 10 (3.97%) Tester
7 10 (3.97%) Software Engineer
7 10 (3.97%) Software Developer
8 8 (3.17%) Architect
8 8 (3.17%) Consultant
9 7 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (2.78%) .NET Developer
9 7 (2.78%) C++ Developer
9 7 (2.78%) Web Developer
9 7 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (2.38%) Development Engineer
10 6 (2.38%) Software Development Engineer
10 6 (2.38%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (34.13%) HTML
2 69 (27.38%) Web Services
3 61 (24.21%) CSS
4 50 (19.84%) Spring
5 49 (19.44%) .NET
6 48 (19.05%) XSLT
7 37 (14.68%) Hibernate
8 32 (12.70%) ASP.NET
9 31 (12.30%) Ajax
10 29 (11.51%) HTML5
11 26 (10.32%) JSON
11 26 (10.32%) J2EE
11 26 (10.32%) JSP
12 24 (9.52%) JMS
13 23 (9.13%) XML Schema
13 23 (9.13%) RESTful
14 20 (7.94%) JDBC
15 19 (7.54%) SOAP
15 19 (7.54%) iBATIS
15 19 (7.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.78%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.38%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.98%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.98%) iPad
7 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.98%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.59%) User Experience
8 4 (1.59%) GIS
9 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.19%) Clustering
9 3 (1.19%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.19%) New Media
9 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.05%) Windows
2 40 (15.87%) UNIX
3 29 (11.51%) Linux
4 11 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.78%) Android
6 6 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.40%) MVS
9 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.24%) TDD
3 40 (15.87%) SOA
4 36 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 36 (14.29%) SDLC
5 35 (13.89%) OO
6 33 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 29 (11.51%) MVC
9 27 (10.71%) Scrum
10 19 (7.54%) Content Management
11 18 (7.14%) Performance Testing
12 15 (5.95%) Pair Programming
12 15 (5.95%) Web Application Development
13 14 (5.56%) Validation
13 14 (5.56%) Change Management
14 13 (5.16%) Data Analysis
14 13 (5.16%) BDD
15 12 (4.76%) Workflow
15 12 (4.76%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 114 (45.24%) Java
2 107 (42.46%) SQL
3 77 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 52 (20.63%) C#
5 36 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 23 (9.13%) XPath
7 22 (8.73%) C++
8 19 (7.54%) Shell Script
9 17 (6.75%) PowerShell
10 15 (5.95%) Tcl
10 15 (5.95%) Perl
10 15 (5.95%) VBScript
11 11 (4.37%) C
12 10 (3.97%) T-SQL
13 8 (3.17%) VBA
14 7 (2.78%) REXX
14 7 (2.78%) VB
15 5 (1.98%) ActionScript
15 5 (1.98%) Python
15 5 (1.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.14%) Degree
2 18 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.78%) MCSA
5 6 (2.38%) MCITP
6 3 (1.19%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.19%) ISEB
6 3 (1.19%) MCSD
6 3 (1.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) MCTS
7 1 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (2.78%) WMI
2 3 (1.19%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.79%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
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%) SCCM
4 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
4 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (18.25%) Oracle
2 33 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.54%) Sybase
4 12 (4.76%) HP
5 8 (3.17%) webMethods
6 7 (2.78%) VMware
7 6 (2.38%) Telerik
8 4 (1.59%) Kofax
8 4 (1.59%) IBM
9 3 (1.19%) Dell
9 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.19%) Twitter
10 2 (0.79%) Google
10 2 (0.79%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.79%) Informatica
10 2 (0.79%) EMC
10 2 (0.79%) Adobe
11 1 (0.40%) Sun
11 1 (0.40%) BMC
11 1 (0.40%) CA
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