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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 39 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 119 132 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.88% 4.97% 7.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.48% 16.56% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 111
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £58.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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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
611 797 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.90% 30.02% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 459 352
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £18.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -10 53 £364 +3.92% 10
Glasgow -8 38 £381 +23.18% 2
Renfrewshire - 7 £385 -
Fife - 2 - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
East Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
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UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 133 (50.57%) Java
2 113 (42.97%) SQL
3 110 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (30.42%) HTML
5 74 (28.14%) JavaScript
6 69 (26.24%) Relational Database
7 65 (24.71%) Web Services
8 62 (23.57%) XSLT
9 57 (21.67%) TDD
10 52 (19.77%) Spring
11 51 (19.39%) SQL Server
12 50 (19.01%) CSS
13 48 (18.25%) .NET
14 45 (17.11%) HTTP
15 44 (16.73%) C#
15 44 (16.73%) Oracle
16 41 (15.59%) Finance
16 41 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (14.83%) PL/SQL
17 39 (14.83%) SOA
18 38 (14.45%) J2EE
19 36 (13.69%) OO
20 35 (13.31%) JMS
20 35 (13.31%) JSON
21 33 (12.55%) Java EE
21 33 (12.55%) Hibernate
22 32 (12.17%) Scrum
22 32 (12.17%) Banking
22 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
22 32 (12.17%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (8.37%) JBoss
2 20 (7.60%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.84%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.42%) CMS
4 9 (3.42%) Apache
5 8 (3.04%) WordPress
5 8 (3.04%) nginx
6 7 (2.66%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.90%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.14%) IIS
10 2 (0.76%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) MS Office
2 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Heroku
2 1 (0.38%) Taleo
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.11%) HTTP
2 12 (4.56%) SMS
3 3 (1.14%) SAN
4 2 (0.76%) Intranet
4 2 (0.76%) DNS
4 2 (0.76%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.38%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.24%) Relational Database
2 51 (19.39%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.56%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.18%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.14%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.76%) TKPROF
11 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.76%) DB2
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (11.41%) Selenium
2 26 (9.89%) Eclipse
2 26 (9.89%) JUnit
2 26 (9.89%) FitNesse
3 22 (8.37%) Visual Studio
4 19 (7.22%) Subversion
5 16 (6.08%) Maven
6 15 (5.70%) CruiseControl
7 14 (5.32%) Ant
7 14 (5.32%) JProfiler
8 13 (4.94%) Jenkins
9 12 (4.56%) Mockito
10 11 (4.18%) jMock
11 9 (3.42%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.52%) Toad
13 3 (1.14%) JDeveloper
13 3 (1.14%) Xcode
13 3 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.14%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (15.59%) Finance
2 32 (12.17%) Banking
3 12 (4.56%) Front Office
4 5 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.14%) Retail
5 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (59.32%) Developer
2 82 (31.18%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.55%) Senior Developer
4 32 (12.17%) Analyst
5 15 (5.70%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.32%) C++ Developer
7 13 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (4.18%) Applications Support
8 11 (4.18%) Development Specialist
9 10 (3.80%) Tester
10 9 (3.42%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.42%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.04%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.04%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (2.66%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.66%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.66%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (2.66%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.28%) UI Developer
13 6 (2.28%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (30.42%) HTML
2 65 (24.71%) Web Services
3 62 (23.57%) XSLT
4 52 (19.77%) Spring
5 50 (19.01%) CSS
6 48 (18.25%) .NET
7 38 (14.45%) J2EE
8 35 (13.31%) JMS
8 35 (13.31%) JSON
9 33 (12.55%) Java EE
9 33 (12.55%) Hibernate
10 32 (12.17%) SOAP
11 30 (11.41%) RESTful
12 29 (11.03%) Ajax
12 29 (11.03%) JSP
12 29 (11.03%) ASP.NET
12 29 (11.03%) XML Schema
13 28 (10.65%) JDBC
14 27 (10.27%) iBATIS
15 19 (7.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.04%) Open Source
5 7 (2.66%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.66%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.66%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.90%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.90%) User Experience
7 4 (1.52%) Social Network
7 4 (1.52%) GIS
7 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.14%) Clustering
8 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.76%) Informatics
9 2 (0.76%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.41%) Linux
2 27 (10.27%) UNIX
2 27 (10.27%) Windows
3 9 (3.42%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.90%) Android
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.67%) TDD
3 41 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (14.83%) SOA
5 36 (13.69%) OO
6 32 (12.17%) Scrum
7 31 (11.79%) Unit Testing
8 27 (10.27%) MVC
9 21 (7.98%) Data Modelling
10 19 (7.22%) Pair Programming
11 16 (6.08%) Web Application Development
12 14 (5.32%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.94%) Content Management
14 12 (4.56%) Data Analysis
14 12 (4.56%) BDD
14 12 (4.56%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.18%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 11 (4.18%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (4.18%) User Stories
15 11 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (50.57%) Java
2 113 (42.97%) SQL
3 74 (28.14%) JavaScript
4 44 (16.73%) C#
5 39 (14.83%) PL/SQL
6 21 (7.98%) C++
7 20 (7.60%) Shell Script
8 17 (6.46%) Perl
8 17 (6.46%) XPath
9 14 (5.32%) T-SQL
10 11 (4.18%) VB
10 11 (4.18%) PHP
10 11 (4.18%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.42%) VBScript
12 8 (3.04%) VBA
12 8 (3.04%) PHP5
13 7 (2.66%) Python
14 6 (2.28%) VB6
15 1 (0.38%) Groovy
15 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.56%) Degree
2 12 (4.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.04%) MCSA
4 7 (2.66%) MCITP
5 3 (1.14%) ISEB
5 3 (1.14%) MCSD
5 3 (1.14%) MCSE
6 1 (0.38%) MCP
6 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.56%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (0.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.38%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.38%) StatsD
2 1 (0.38%) Graphite
2 1 (0.38%) WMI
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.38%) Control-M
2 1 (0.38%) Nagios
2 1 (0.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 44 (16.73%) Oracle
2 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.32%) Sybase
4 12 (4.56%) IBM
5 8 (3.04%) HP
5 8 (3.04%) Kofax
6 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.14%) Google
7 2 (0.76%) Informatica
7 2 (0.76%) Veritas
7 2 (0.76%) Dell
7 2 (0.76%) EMC
7 2 (0.76%) Adobe
8 1 (0.38%) Sun
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) BMC
8 1 (0.38%) CA
8 1 (0.38%) Apple
8 1 (0.38%) Ab Initio
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