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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 33 55 29
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing XML 113 88 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.05% 2.69% 6.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.23% 13.58% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 44 89
Median daily rate £340 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £315 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £31.76 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+41.68% -9.25%
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
620 648 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.69% 19.78% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 329 404
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +28 62 £340 -4.22% 9
Glasgow +5 20 £350 -0.70% 4
Renfrewshire -5 15 £320 -3.03%
Aberdeen +4 5 - -
West Lothian +10 4 £308 - 1
Stirling - 3 - - 1
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XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 112 (53.33%) Java
2 94 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (42.38%) Web Services
4 87 (41.43%) SQL
5 75 (35.71%) SOAP
6 69 (32.86%) HTML
7 64 (30.48%) XSLT
8 63 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 57 (27.14%) JBoss
10 55 (26.19%) Scrum
11 54 (25.71%) Java EE
11 54 (25.71%) Oracle
12 47 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (20.95%) Hibernate
14 42 (20.00%) SOA
15 40 (19.05%) JSF
15 40 (19.05%) Maven
16 39 (18.57%) Subversion
16 39 (18.57%) .NET
17 37 (17.62%) SQL Server
17 37 (17.62%) JMS
17 37 (17.62%) JSON
18 36 (17.14%) Unix
18 36 (17.14%) Eclipse
18 36 (17.14%) RichFaces
19 35 (16.67%) Security Cleared
20 34 (16.19%) Oracle Database
21 33 (15.71%) C#
22 32 (15.24%) Windows
22 32 (15.24%) jQuery

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 57 (27.14%) JBoss
2 27 (12.86%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.57%) IIS
4 15 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (5.24%) OpenStack
6 9 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (4.29%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.81%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.38%) Apache
9 3 (1.43%) Confluence
9 3 (1.43%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 3 (1.43%) lighttpd
9 3 (1.43%) nginx
9 3 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.48%) CMS
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (6.19%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.48%) DOC1
3 1 (0.48%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 11 (5.24%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.90%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Office 365
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.95%) iTunes
2 2 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.00%) HTTP
2 18 (8.57%) SSL
3 13 (6.19%) DNS
4 8 (3.81%) SSH
4 8 (3.81%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.86%) LDAP
6 5 (2.38%) FTP
6 5 (2.38%) SMTP
6 5 (2.38%) SNMP
6 5 (2.38%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.90%) Firewall
7 4 (1.90%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.43%) DHCP
8 3 (1.43%) IPv4
8 3 (1.43%) IPv6
8 3 (1.43%) Network Security
9 2 (0.95%) Internet
10 1 (0.48%) FCoE
10 1 (0.48%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.48%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.19%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.10%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.29%) DB2
6 6 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.90%) MySQL
9 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.48%) Biml
10 1 (0.48%) GIS
10 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.48%) HBase
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.48%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (19.05%) Maven
2 39 (18.57%) Subversion
3 36 (17.14%) Eclipse
4 22 (10.48%) Visual Studio
5 18 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 18 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (7.62%) JIRA
7 10 (4.76%) JUnit
7 10 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.81%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.38%) CruiseControl
9 5 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.38%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.90%) git-flow
10 4 (1.90%) GitLab
10 4 (1.90%) Gradle
10 4 (1.90%) MSI
11 3 (1.43%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.43%) JProfiler
General
1 26 (12.38%) Banking
2 13 (6.19%) Finance
3 6 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.38%) Retail
4 5 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Front Office
6 2 (0.95%) French Language
6 2 (0.95%) German Language
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (57.62%) Developer
2 76 (36.19%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.38%) Analyst
4 19 (9.05%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 17 (8.10%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (5.24%) SharePoint Engineer
9 10 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) UI Developer
11 8 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (3.33%) Developer in Test
12 7 (3.33%) Integration Developer
12 7 (3.33%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.86%) Administrator
13 6 (2.86%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.86%) UI/UX Developer
13 6 (2.86%) UX Developer
14 5 (2.38%) Applications Support
14 5 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (42.38%) Web Services
2 75 (35.71%) SOAP
3 69 (32.86%) HTML
4 64 (30.48%) XSLT
5 54 (25.71%) Java EE
6 44 (20.95%) Hibernate
7 40 (19.05%) JSF
8 39 (18.57%) .NET
9 37 (17.62%) JMS
9 37 (17.62%) JSON
10 36 (17.14%) RichFaces
11 32 (15.24%) jQuery
12 31 (14.76%) Drools
12 31 (14.76%) jBPM
12 31 (14.76%) RESTful
12 31 (14.76%) Spring
13 28 (13.33%) CSS
14 27 (12.86%) XSD
15 26 (12.38%) JPA
16 19 (9.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.52%) User Experience
3 11 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.33%) iPad
6 6 (2.86%) Animation
6 6 (2.86%) iPhone
7 5 (2.38%) Apple TV
8 4 (1.90%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (1.90%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.43%) PKI
9 3 (1.43%) Replication
10 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.48%) Clustering
11 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.14%) Unix
2 32 (15.24%) Windows
3 23 (10.95%) Linux
4 15 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.24%) AIX
7 9 (4.29%) HPUX
7 9 (4.29%) Solaris
8 8 (3.81%) Apple iOS
8 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.38%) Debian
10 5 (2.38%) SUSE
11 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (26.19%) Scrum
3 47 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (20.00%) SOA
5 30 (14.29%) Kanban
6 29 (13.81%) TDD
7 27 (12.86%) Open Source
8 25 (11.90%) Open Source Development
8 25 (11.90%) User Stories
9 24 (11.43%) OO
10 23 (10.95%) Workflow
11 22 (10.48%) SDLC
12 20 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 20 (9.52%) Unit Testing
13 19 (9.05%) Coaching
14 18 (8.57%) Migration
15 14 (6.67%) BDD
15 14 (6.67%) ITIL
16 13 (6.19%) OOD
16 13 (6.19%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 112 (53.33%) Java
2 87 (41.43%) SQL
3 63 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.71%) C#
5 27 (12.86%) Python
6 25 (11.90%) Perl
7 24 (11.43%) PowerShell
8 15 (7.14%) PHP
8 15 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.71%) C
10 11 (5.24%) T-SQL
11 10 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 9 (4.29%) VB
13 8 (3.81%) Bash Shell
14 7 (3.33%) C++
15 6 (2.86%) Objective-C
16 5 (2.38%) Apple Swift
16 5 (2.38%) VBScript
17 3 (1.43%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.95%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.67%) Degree
4 14 (6.67%) MCSE
5 7 (3.33%) MCSD
6 3 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
7 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.95%) Docker
3 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) KVM
4 1 (0.48%) NFS
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.48%) SRDF
4 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.90%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.43%) Cacti
3 3 (1.43%) Kibana
3 3 (1.43%) Munin
3 3 (1.43%) Nagios
3 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.95%) Ansible
4 2 (0.95%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.95%) Control-M
4 2 (0.95%) Graphite
4 2 (0.95%) logstash
4 2 (0.95%) OVPA
4 2 (0.95%) Puppet
4 2 (0.95%) rkt
4 2 (0.95%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.48%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.48%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 54 (25.71%) Oracle
2 29 (13.81%) HP
2 29 (13.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.19%) Nintex
5 9 (4.29%) IBM
6 7 (3.33%) Sybase
7 5 (2.38%) Apple
7 5 (2.38%) VMware
8 4 (1.90%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.95%) Google
9 2 (0.95%) Perforce
9 2 (0.95%) Remedy
9 2 (0.95%) Reuters
9 2 (0.95%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.95%) Splunk
9 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.48%) webMethods
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