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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 26 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 176 117 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.30% 4.76% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.36% 21.04% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 56 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £279 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +31.57%
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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
787 556 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.18% 22.63% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 260 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £239 £225
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 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Glasgow +6 71 £375 +15.83% 16
Edinburgh +16 67 £400 +33.33% 10
Stirling -7 10 - -
West Lothian 0 5 £375 +6.99%
Aberdeen +3 3 £325 +14.84% 2
Dundee - - - -
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XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 168 (52.50%) Java
2 115 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 113 (35.31%) HTML
4 109 (34.06%) SQL
5 105 (32.81%) Web Services
6 93 (29.06%) Spring
7 89 (27.81%) CSS
7 89 (27.81%) SOAP
8 84 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (22.81%) XSLT
10 68 (21.25%) HTTP
10 68 (21.25%) JSON
11 66 (20.63%) Finance
12 63 (19.69%) Unit Testing
13 60 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (18.75%) Relational Database
14 55 (17.19%) .NET
14 55 (17.19%) RESTful
14 55 (17.19%) HTML5
15 54 (16.88%) Linux
16 52 (16.25%) Oracle
17 50 (15.63%) SQL Server
17 50 (15.63%) Hibernate
17 50 (15.63%) Banking
18 49 (15.31%) Waterfall
19 48 (15.00%) J2EE
19 48 (15.00%) Java EE
20 46 (14.38%) SOA
20 46 (14.38%) TDD
21 44 (13.75%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (7.19%) IIS
3 21 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 20 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.44%) Lync
6 10 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (3.13%) Apache
7 8 (2.50%) CMS
8 7 (2.19%) WebSphere Portal
9 6 (1.88%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.25%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.63%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 1 (0.31%) TeamSite
Applications
1 7 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Maximo
1 3 (0.94%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.31%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.31%) PaaS
1 1 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 68 (21.25%) HTTP
2 6 (1.88%) X.500
3 4 (1.25%) DNS
3 4 (1.25%) Intranet
4 3 (0.94%) LAN
4 3 (0.94%) WAN
4 3 (0.94%) DHCP
4 3 (0.94%) VLAN
4 3 (0.94%) IPv4
5 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.31%) SSL
6 1 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 50 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 15 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.19%) Big Data
10 6 (1.88%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.88%) MySQL
11 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.56%) DB2
12 4 (1.25%) KDB
13 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.94%) IDOL
13 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.63%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 35 (10.94%) Maven
2 25 (7.81%) Eclipse
2 25 (7.81%) Subversion
3 23 (7.19%) JUnit
4 22 (6.88%) Visual Studio
5 17 (5.31%) Selenium
6 16 (5.00%) CruiseControl
7 14 (4.38%) Ant
7 14 (4.38%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.06%) QUnit
8 13 (4.06%) Jasmine
9 11 (3.44%) Hudson
10 9 (2.81%) Git (software)
11 7 (2.19%) JProfiler
12 6 (1.88%) CppUnit
12 6 (1.88%) GoogleTest
13 4 (1.25%) Apache Ivy
13 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.25%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 66 (20.63%) Finance
2 50 (15.63%) Banking
3 17 (5.31%) Front Office
4 10 (3.13%) Retail
5 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.94%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 252 (78.75%) Developer
2 95 (29.69%) Java Developer
3 31 (9.69%) Senior Developer
4 24 (7.50%) C++ Developer
5 20 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 20 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (6.25%) UI Programmer
6 19 (5.94%) Lead Developer
7 17 (5.31%) Architect
8 14 (4.38%) SharePoint Developer
9 11 (3.44%) Web Developer
9 11 (3.44%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (3.13%) Analyst
11 9 (2.81%) SQL Developer
11 9 (2.81%) User Experience Developer
12 7 (2.19%) WebSphere Developer
12 7 (2.19%) Information Architect
13 6 (1.88%) Software Engineer
13 6 (1.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (35.31%) HTML
2 105 (32.81%) Web Services
3 93 (29.06%) Spring
4 89 (27.81%) SOAP
4 89 (27.81%) CSS
5 73 (22.81%) XSLT
6 68 (21.25%) JSON
7 55 (17.19%) RESTful
7 55 (17.19%) .NET
7 55 (17.19%) HTML5
8 50 (15.63%) Hibernate
9 48 (15.00%) Java EE
9 48 (15.00%) J2EE
10 44 (13.75%) jQuery
10 44 (13.75%) Ajax
11 41 (12.81%) JSP
12 40 (12.50%) JMS
13 35 (10.94%) CSS3
14 30 (9.38%) ASP.NET
15 28 (8.75%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 19 (5.94%) Open Source
2 11 (3.44%) Smartphone
2 11 (3.44%) Derivative
3 9 (2.81%) FMCG
4 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.25%) Kindle
6 3 (0.94%) SWIFT
6 3 (0.94%) Taxonomies
6 3 (0.94%) Graphic Design
6 3 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.63%) AS400
7 2 (0.63%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.63%) DataPower
8 1 (0.31%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.31%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.88%) Linux
2 37 (11.56%) UNIX
2 37 (11.56%) Windows
3 29 (9.06%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.94%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (19.69%) Unit Testing
3 60 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (15.31%) Waterfall
5 46 (14.38%) TDD
5 46 (14.38%) SOA
6 37 (11.56%) MVC
7 35 (10.94%) Web Development
8 33 (10.31%) OO
9 31 (9.69%) Project Management
10 25 (7.81%) Scrum
11 22 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
12 20 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 20 (6.25%) Release Management
13 18 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (5.31%) BPMN
15 16 (5.00%) Multithreading
15 16 (5.00%) ITIL
15 16 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 168 (52.50%) Java
2 115 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 109 (34.06%) SQL
4 42 (13.13%) C#
5 32 (10.00%) C++
6 30 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 28 (8.75%) Perl
8 27 (8.44%) Shell Script
9 16 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.38%) T-SQL
11 10 (3.13%) VBA
12 8 (2.50%) PHP
13 7 (2.19%) VBScript
14 6 (1.88%) Clojure
15 5 (1.56%) Korn
16 4 (1.25%) Haskell
16 4 (1.25%) Python
16 4 (1.25%) Scala
16 4 (1.25%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.94%) MCP
4 3 (0.94%) MCSA
4 3 (0.94%) Degree
4 3 (0.94%) MCTS
4 3 (0.94%) MCITP
5 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.31%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.38%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (6.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.88%) MIIS
2 5 (1.56%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.56%) Puppet
3 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.63%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.31%) Nagios
5 1 (0.31%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.31%) StatsD
Vendors
1 52 (16.25%) Oracle
2 40 (12.50%) JBoss
2 40 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.94%) Sybase
3 19 (5.94%) IBM
4 8 (2.50%) HP
5 7 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.88%) Google
7 5 (1.56%) Guidewire
7 5 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.25%) Informatica
8 4 (1.25%) Lotus
8 4 (1.25%) Perforce
9 3 (0.94%) Planview
9 3 (0.94%) Meridio
9 3 (0.94%) SAP
10 2 (0.63%) Adobe
10 2 (0.63%) Reuters
10 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.63%) RightFax
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