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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 54 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 92 172 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.80% 6.28% 4.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.94% 22.66% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 84 55
Average daily rate
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£353 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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
660 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 27.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 394 273
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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -24 36 £360 -7.69% 13
Glasgow -20 29 £350 -6.66% 9
Renfrewshire +14 9 £330 -1.12%
Aberdeen +13 9 £450 +38.46% 1
West Lothian -11 2 £375 -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 103 (49.05%) Java
2 81 (38.57%) SQL
3 76 (36.19%) JavaScript
4 74 (35.24%) HTML
5 67 (31.90%) Web Services
5 67 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (29.05%) CSS
7 55 (26.19%) C#
8 52 (24.76%) Finance
9 48 (22.86%) Oracle
10 46 (21.90%) XSLT
10 46 (21.90%) Windows
11 45 (21.43%) .NET
12 42 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 37 (17.62%) Relational Database
14 36 (17.14%) TDD
15 35 (16.67%) OO
16 34 (16.19%) Banking
17 33 (15.71%) SOA
17 33 (15.71%) Unit Testing
18 32 (15.24%) UNIX
18 32 (15.24%) ASP.NET
19 31 (14.76%) PL/SQL
19 31 (14.76%) Data Modelling
19 31 (14.76%) Spring
19 31 (14.76%) Ajax
20 30 (14.29%) Hibernate
20 30 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (12.86%) Security Cleared
21 27 (12.86%) Microsoft

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (8.10%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.67%) JBoss
3 11 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.38%) CMS
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.90%) Node.js
7 4 (1.90%) WordPress
7 4 (1.90%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 4 (1.90%) Apache
7 4 (1.90%) CICS
8 3 (1.43%) IIS
8 3 (1.43%) nginx
9 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.48%) GemFire
Applications
1 10 (4.76%) Siemens NX
2 9 (4.29%) AutoCAD
3 5 (2.38%) CATIA
4 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.48%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Teamcenter
2 8 (3.81%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Heroku
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) HTTP
2 5 (2.38%) Internet
3 3 (1.43%) LDAP
4 2 (0.95%) DNS
4 2 (0.95%) SSL
4 2 (0.95%) SAN
5 1 (0.48%) CTI
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (17.62%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (6.19%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.24%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.43%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.95%) DataStage
11 2 (0.95%) DTS
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.95%) TKPROF
12 1 (0.48%) DataStax
12 1 (0.48%) Redis
12 1 (0.48%) MySQL
12 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (9.05%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.10%) Eclipse
3 16 (7.62%) Selenium
4 15 (7.14%) JUnit
5 14 (6.67%) MSI
6 12 (5.71%) FitNesse
7 11 (5.24%) Jenkins
7 11 (5.24%) CruiseControl
8 10 (4.76%) Maven
8 10 (4.76%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.81%) Mockito
9 8 (3.81%) JProfiler
10 7 (3.33%) Toad
11 6 (2.86%) Subversion
12 5 (2.38%) Ant
12 5 (2.38%) jMock
13 4 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.90%) NUnit
13 4 (1.90%) JIRA
14 3 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (24.76%) Finance
2 34 (16.19%) Banking
3 11 (5.24%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.38%) Games
4 5 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.95%) Front Office
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 129 (61.43%) Developer
2 55 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 14 (6.67%) Analyst
4 13 (6.19%) Software Engineer
5 12 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 12 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 10 (4.76%) Architect
6 10 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.29%) Consultant
7 9 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.29%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.81%) Software Development Engineer
8 8 (3.81%) Development Engineer
9 6 (2.86%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.38%) Applications Developer
10 5 (2.38%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.38%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (2.38%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (35.24%) HTML
2 67 (31.90%) Web Services
3 61 (29.05%) CSS
4 46 (21.90%) XSLT
5 45 (21.43%) .NET
6 32 (15.24%) ASP.NET
7 31 (14.76%) Spring
7 31 (14.76%) Ajax
8 30 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 25 (11.90%) JSP
9 25 (11.90%) HTML5
10 24 (11.43%) JSON
11 23 (10.95%) .NET Framework
12 22 (10.48%) jQuery
13 20 (9.52%) J2EE
14 19 (9.05%) XSL
14 19 (9.05%) XSD
14 19 (9.05%) WPF
15 18 (8.57%) DHTML
16 17 (8.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.95%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.29%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.29%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.38%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.38%) User Experience
5 5 (2.38%) iPad
5 5 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.43%) DataPower
7 3 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.43%) New Media
8 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.95%) Replication
8 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.95%) PKI
8 2 (0.95%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.90%) Windows
2 32 (15.24%) UNIX
3 23 (10.95%) Linux
4 16 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.33%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.86%) Android
7 5 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.95%) MVS
10 1 (0.48%) Solaris
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.14%) TDD
3 35 (16.67%) OO
4 33 (15.71%) SOA
4 33 (15.71%) Unit Testing
5 31 (14.76%) Data Modelling
6 30 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (12.38%) MVC
8 24 (11.43%) SDLC
9 22 (10.48%) Scrum
10 19 (9.05%) Change Management
11 18 (8.57%) Content Management
12 14 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.67%) Performance Management
12 14 (6.67%) Web Application Development
13 13 (6.19%) Performance Testing
14 12 (5.71%) PLM
14 12 (5.71%) Workflow
14 12 (5.71%) CAD
14 12 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 103 (49.05%) Java
2 81 (38.57%) SQL
3 76 (36.19%) JavaScript
4 55 (26.19%) C#
5 31 (14.76%) PL/SQL
6 19 (9.05%) XPath
7 18 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.57%) C++
8 17 (8.10%) Tcl
9 15 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 14 (6.67%) VBScript
11 13 (6.19%) C
11 13 (6.19%) Perl
12 9 (4.29%) T-SQL
12 9 (4.29%) VBA
12 9 (4.29%) REXX
13 7 (3.33%) VB
14 6 (2.86%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.38%) ActionScript
15 5 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.19%) Degree
4 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.43%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.43%) MCSD
5 3 (1.43%) MCSE
6 2 (0.95%) MCTS
6 2 (0.95%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) MCSA
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.48%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (4.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 9 (4.29%) WMI
2 3 (1.43%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.95%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.48%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) Puppet
4 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) StatsD
4 1 (0.48%) Graphite
4 1 (0.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.48%) Control-M
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (22.86%) Oracle
2 27 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.52%) Sybase
4 10 (4.76%) HP
5 9 (4.29%) VMware
6 8 (3.81%) webMethods
7 7 (3.33%) IBM
8 6 (2.86%) Telerik
8 6 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.90%) Kofax
10 3 (1.43%) Twitter
11 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.95%) Informatica
11 2 (0.95%) Adobe
11 2 (0.95%) EMC
12 1 (0.48%) BMC
12 1 (0.48%) Dell
12 1 (0.48%) Sun
12 1 (0.48%) Siemens
12 1 (0.48%) Veritas
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