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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 169 134 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.13% 5.37% 4.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.90% 17.68% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 65
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £272 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% -12.85%
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
738 758 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.75% 30.39% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 404 305
Average daily rate £366 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 19
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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 +12 90 £375 +18.95% 9
Glasgow -6 51 £333 -5.00% 14
Stirling -6 6 £408 - 3
West Lothian -3 3 - - 2
Aberdeen +13 2 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 185 (53.94%) Java
2 121 (35.28%) SQL
3 119 (34.69%) HTML
4 98 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (27.99%) JavaScript
6 85 (24.78%) XSLT
7 84 (24.49%) HTTP
8 79 (23.03%) Finance
9 73 (21.28%) CSS
10 69 (20.12%) Web Services
11 67 (19.53%) J2EE
11 67 (19.53%) SQL Server
12 66 (19.24%) jQuery
13 65 (18.95%) .NET
13 65 (18.95%) Java EE
14 64 (18.66%) Spring
14 64 (18.66%) C#
15 59 (17.20%) Relational Database
16 57 (16.62%) JBoss
17 56 (16.33%) SOAP
17 56 (16.33%) JSP
17 56 (16.33%) Oracle
18 54 (15.74%) SOA
19 53 (15.45%) TDD
20 51 (14.87%) Microsoft
21 47 (13.70%) Banking
21 47 (13.70%) Unit Testing
22 44 (12.83%) HTML5
22 44 (12.83%) JSF
22 44 (12.83%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 57 (16.62%) JBoss
2 34 (9.91%) WebSphere
3 23 (6.71%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.96%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.96%) IIS
5 11 (3.21%) Apache
6 7 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.75%) CMS
7 6 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.46%) Lync
8 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.17%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.87%) LiveLink
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.58%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.58%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (1.17%) MS Office
2 3 (0.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Maximo
1 3 (0.87%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (24.49%) HTTP
2 7 (2.04%) DHCP
2 7 (2.04%) DNS
3 5 (1.46%) LAN
3 5 (1.46%) WAN
3 5 (1.46%) IPv4
3 5 (1.46%) VLAN
4 3 (0.87%) SMS
5 2 (0.58%) Intranet
5 2 (0.58%) Internet
5 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 59 (17.20%) Relational Database
3 37 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (6.41%) RDBMS
6 17 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.62%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.04%) IDOL
10 6 (1.75%) DB2
10 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.17%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.17%) MySQL
13 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (9.04%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.45%) Eclipse
3 24 (7.00%) Selenium
4 23 (6.71%) JUnit
5 22 (6.41%) Maven
6 20 (5.83%) CruiseControl
7 19 (5.54%) JProfiler
8 16 (4.66%) Ant
9 14 (4.08%) Subversion
10 13 (3.79%) Jenkins
10 13 (3.79%) FitNesse
11 8 (2.33%) GoogleTest
11 8 (2.33%) JIRA
11 8 (2.33%) Mockito
11 8 (2.33%) CppUnit
12 7 (2.04%) jMock
12 7 (2.04%) QUnit
12 7 (2.04%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.46%) Hudson
14 4 (1.17%) Apache Ivy
General
1 79 (23.03%) Finance
2 47 (13.70%) Banking
3 21 (6.12%) Front Office
4 3 (0.87%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.58%) Retail
5 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 279 (81.34%) Developer
2 109 (31.78%) Java Developer
3 57 (16.62%) Senior Developer
4 37 (10.79%) UI Developer
4 37 (10.79%) UI Programmer
5 32 (9.33%) C++ Developer
6 17 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (3.79%) Senior UI Developer
7 13 (3.79%) Analyst
8 12 (3.50%) .NET Developer
8 12 (3.50%) Ab Initio Developer
9 11 (3.21%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (3.21%) SQL Developer
9 11 (3.21%) Web Developer
10 10 (2.92%) Lead Developer
11 9 (2.62%) Wintel Engineer
11 9 (2.62%) SharePoint Developer
12 8 (2.33%) Senior C++ Developer
12 8 (2.33%) Technical Leader
12 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (34.69%) HTML
2 85 (24.78%) XSLT
3 73 (21.28%) CSS
4 69 (20.12%) Web Services
5 67 (19.53%) J2EE
6 66 (19.24%) jQuery
7 65 (18.95%) .NET
7 65 (18.95%) Java EE
8 64 (18.66%) Spring
9 56 (16.33%) SOAP
9 56 (16.33%) JSP
10 44 (12.83%) HTML5
10 44 (12.83%) JSF
10 44 (12.83%) Ajax
11 40 (11.66%) JMS
12 38 (11.08%) Hibernate
12 38 (11.08%) RESTful
12 38 (11.08%) RichFaces
13 34 (9.91%) ASP.NET
14 32 (9.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (4.08%) User Experience
3 10 (2.92%) Derivative
4 6 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.46%) Open Source
6 4 (1.17%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.17%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.17%) Social Network
7 3 (0.87%) DataPower
7 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.87%) Clustering
8 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.58%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.58%) Informatics
8 2 (0.58%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.24%) UNIX
2 37 (10.79%) Windows
3 15 (4.37%) Linux
4 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.58%) Android
8 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (15.74%) SOA
3 53 (15.45%) TDD
4 47 (13.70%) Unit Testing
5 43 (12.54%) OO
5 43 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (10.20%) MVC
7 28 (8.16%) Scrum
8 26 (7.58%) Web Design
9 24 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
11 20 (5.83%) Data Modelling
11 20 (5.83%) Web Application Development
12 18 (5.25%) Multithreading
13 17 (4.96%) ETL
14 15 (4.37%) Automated Testing
15 11 (3.21%) Technical Analysis
15 11 (3.21%) Waterfall
15 11 (3.21%) ITIL
15 11 (3.21%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 185 (53.94%) Java
2 121 (35.28%) SQL
3 96 (27.99%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.66%) C#
5 42 (12.24%) C++
6 39 (11.37%) PL/SQL
7 29 (8.45%) Shell Script
8 28 (8.16%) T-SQL
9 27 (7.87%) Perl
10 17 (4.96%) PowerShell
11 14 (4.08%) VBA
12 12 (3.50%) VBScript
13 9 (2.62%) XPath
14 8 (2.33%) Clojure
15 5 (1.46%) Scala
16 4 (1.17%) Python
16 4 (1.17%) VB
16 4 (1.17%) PHP
16 4 (1.17%) Haskell
17 3 (0.87%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 19 (5.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.46%) MCSA
4 5 (1.46%) MCP
4 5 (1.46%) MCTS
4 5 (1.46%) MCITP
5 2 (0.58%) Degree
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.79%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.58%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (4.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.58%) WMI
2 2 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 56 (16.33%) Oracle
2 51 (14.87%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.54%) IBM
4 13 (3.79%) Ab Initio
5 12 (3.50%) Sybase
6 11 (3.21%) Google
7 10 (2.92%) HP
8 9 (2.62%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.04%) Guidewire
9 7 (2.04%) Meridio
10 6 (1.75%) SAP
11 5 (1.46%) Informatica
12 4 (1.17%) Perforce
12 4 (1.17%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.87%) Planview
13 3 (0.87%) RightFax
13 3 (0.87%) Open Text
13 3 (0.87%) Yahoo!
14 2 (0.58%) VMware
14 2 (0.58%) Lotus
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