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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 34 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 129 117 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.97% 3.68% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.28% 18.45% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 59 93
Median daily rate £340 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £287 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
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 £40.00 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
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
636 634 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.51% 19.95% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 302 423
Median daily rate £346 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +2 56 £340 +0.74% 3
Glasgow -8 27 £350 +7.69% 6
Renfrewshire -7 22 £315 -7.49%
Aberdeen +4 9 - - 3
Stirling - 6 £350 -
West Lothian +11 5 £420 - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 101 (47.42%) Java
2 89 (41.78%) SQL
3 84 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (35.68%) Web Services
5 72 (33.80%) SOAP
6 62 (29.11%) HTML
7 61 (28.64%) JavaScript
8 59 (27.70%) XSLT
9 52 (24.41%) JSON
10 48 (22.54%) Windows
11 46 (21.60%) SOA
11 46 (21.60%) RESTful
12 44 (20.66%) Oracle
12 44 (20.66%) Scrum
13 42 (19.72%) JBoss
14 41 (19.25%) SQL Server
15 39 (18.31%) Java EE
15 39 (18.31%) Security Cleared
16 38 (17.84%) XSD
16 38 (17.84%) HTTP
16 38 (17.84%) Hibernate
17 37 (17.37%) .NET
18 36 (16.90%) C#
19 35 (16.43%) Unix
19 35 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (15.49%) jQuery
20 33 (15.49%) Spring
21 31 (14.55%) Maven
21 31 (14.55%) Subversion
21 31 (14.55%) 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 42 (19.72%) JBoss
2 27 (12.68%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.45%) IIS
4 15 (7.04%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (6.10%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.16%) OpenStack
7 10 (4.69%) Tomcat
8 9 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (3.76%) Apache
10 6 (2.82%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 5 (2.35%) nginx
12 3 (1.41%) Confluence
12 3 (1.41%) lighttpd
12 3 (1.41%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.41%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (6.10%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.47%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Teamcenter
2 5 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.94%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.94%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) Office 365
2 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.94%) iTunes
2 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.84%) HTTP
2 29 (13.62%) SSL
3 13 (6.10%) DNS
4 8 (3.76%) FTP
4 8 (3.76%) SSH
4 8 (3.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.82%) LDAP
6 5 (2.35%) SMTP
6 5 (2.35%) SNMP
6 5 (2.35%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.88%) Firewall
7 4 (1.88%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.41%) DHCP
8 3 (1.41%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.41%) IPv4
8 3 (1.41%) IPv6
8 3 (1.41%) Network Security
8 3 (1.41%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.94%) Internet
10 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.86%) Oracle Database
3 20 (9.39%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.69%) DB2
4 10 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.76%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.41%) MySQL
8 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.47%) GIS
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) HBase
9 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (14.55%) Eclipse
1 31 (14.55%) Maven
1 31 (14.55%) Subversion
2 23 (10.80%) Visual Studio
3 18 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.04%) SoapUI
5 9 (4.23%) JIRA
6 8 (3.76%) JUnit
6 8 (3.76%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.29%) MSI
8 6 (2.82%) JProfiler
9 5 (2.35%) ClearCase
9 5 (2.35%) CruiseControl
9 5 (2.35%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.35%) Fiddler
9 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.88%) git-flow
10 4 (1.88%) GitLab
11 3 (1.41%) XMLSpy
General
1 29 (13.62%) Banking
2 17 (7.98%) Finance
3 6 (2.82%) Front Office
3 6 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.35%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.94%) French Language
5 2 (0.94%) German Language
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 119 (55.87%) Developer
2 58 (27.23%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.21%) Analyst
4 22 (10.33%) Senior Developer
5 19 (8.92%) Business Analyst
6 17 (7.98%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (7.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (6.57%) Integration Developer
9 12 (5.63%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.16%) SharePoint Engineer
11 8 (3.76%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (3.29%) Architect
13 6 (2.82%) Administrator
13 6 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.82%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.82%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.82%) UI Developer
14 5 (2.35%) Development Engineer
14 5 (2.35%) iOS Developer
14 5 (2.35%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (35.68%) Web Services
2 72 (33.80%) SOAP
3 62 (29.11%) HTML
4 59 (27.70%) XSLT
5 52 (24.41%) JSON
6 46 (21.60%) RESTful
7 39 (18.31%) Java EE
8 38 (17.84%) Hibernate
8 38 (17.84%) XSD
9 37 (17.37%) .NET
10 33 (15.49%) jQuery
10 33 (15.49%) Spring
11 30 (14.08%) CSS
12 29 (13.62%) JSF
13 26 (12.21%) JMS
14 25 (11.74%) RichFaces
15 24 (11.27%) Drools
15 24 (11.27%) jBPM
16 22 (10.33%) WSDL
17 19 (8.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.45%) User Experience
3 11 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.16%) Data Structures
3 11 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.29%) iPad
6 6 (2.82%) Animation
6 6 (2.82%) iPhone
6 6 (2.82%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.35%) Apple TV
8 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.88%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (1.41%) DataPower
9 3 (1.41%) PKI
9 3 (1.41%) Replication
9 3 (1.41%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.54%) Windows
2 35 (16.43%) Unix
3 30 (14.08%) Windows Server
4 27 (12.68%) Linux
5 15 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (4.69%) AIX
6 10 (4.69%) Mac OS X
6 10 (4.69%) Solaris
7 9 (4.23%) Apple iOS
8 8 (3.76%) HPUX
8 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.35%) Debian
9 5 (2.35%) SUSE
10 2 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (21.60%) SOA
3 44 (20.66%) Scrum
4 35 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (12.21%) Kanban
5 26 (12.21%) OO
6 25 (11.74%) Workflow
7 23 (10.80%) TDD
8 22 (10.33%) Unit Testing
8 22 (10.33%) User Stories
9 19 (8.92%) SDLC
10 18 (8.45%) Migration
11 17 (7.98%) Open Source
12 15 (7.04%) Open Source Development
13 14 (6.57%) BDD
13 14 (6.57%) ITIL
13 14 (6.57%) Mentoring
13 14 (6.57%) OOD
13 14 (6.57%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.10%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 101 (47.42%) Java
2 89 (41.78%) SQL
3 61 (28.64%) JavaScript
4 36 (16.90%) C#
5 27 (12.68%) PowerShell
6 22 (10.33%) Perl
7 20 (9.39%) Python
8 16 (7.51%) PHP
9 11 (5.16%) C
9 11 (5.16%) C++
9 11 (5.16%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.23%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.23%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.23%) VB
11 8 (3.76%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.76%) VBScript
12 7 (3.29%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.35%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.88%) VBA
15 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.04%) Degree
3 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.57%) MCSE
5 7 (3.29%) MCSD
6 5 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.41%) HL7
2 3 (1.41%) QA
2 3 (1.41%) SEPA
3 1 (0.47%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Docker
3 2 (0.94%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) KVM
4 1 (0.47%) NFS
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.47%) SRDF
4 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.41%) Cacti
3 3 (1.41%) Munin
3 3 (1.41%) Nagios
3 3 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.94%) Ansible
4 2 (0.94%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.94%) Control-M
4 2 (0.94%) Graphite
4 2 (0.94%) Kibana
4 2 (0.94%) logstash
4 2 (0.94%) OVPA
4 2 (0.94%) Puppet
4 2 (0.94%) rkt
4 2 (0.94%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.47%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 44 (20.66%) Oracle
2 30 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 26 (12.21%) HP
4 21 (9.86%) IBM
5 14 (6.57%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.10%) Nintex
7 10 (4.69%) Sybase
8 6 (2.82%) VMware
9 5 (2.35%) Apple
9 5 (2.35%) Remedy
10 4 (1.88%) ForgeRock
10 4 (1.88%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.41%) Siemens
11 3 (1.41%) Tableau
12 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.94%) Pega
12 2 (0.94%) Perforce
12 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.94%) Splunk
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