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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
UK / Scotland
Rank 55 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 51 111 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.13% 4.30% 5.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.94% 17.48% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 76 78
Median daily rate £345 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+26.19% +9.79%

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
466 635 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.55% 24.60% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 364 376
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £36.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £22.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.50 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -13 30 £340 -8.72% 7
Glasgow +5 16 £381 +27.08% 6
Renfrewshire +16 2 £315 -5.97%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Stirling +1 1 £330 -26.66%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 85 (70.25%) Java
2 65 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (51.24%) Web Services
4 51 (42.15%) SQL
5 50 (41.32%) SOAP
6 44 (36.36%) JBoss
7 43 (35.54%) Java EE
8 42 (34.71%) HTML
9 41 (33.88%) Oracle
10 38 (31.40%) XSLT
10 38 (31.40%) SOA
10 38 (31.40%) Scrum
11 32 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (25.62%) JMS
13 29 (23.97%) TDD
13 29 (23.97%) Oracle Database
14 26 (21.49%) JavaScript
15 24 (19.83%) Eclipse
15 24 (19.83%) JSF
16 23 (19.01%) Maven
16 23 (19.01%) RichFaces
17 22 (18.18%) Hibernate
17 22 (18.18%) JSON
18 20 (16.53%) Subversion
18 20 (16.53%) Unix
18 20 (16.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
20 18 (14.88%) Windows
21 17 (14.05%) CSS
21 17 (14.05%) jBPM

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 44 (36.36%) JBoss
2 20 (16.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (5.79%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.48%) CICS
4 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.65%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.65%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.65%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.83%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.83%) InDesign
3 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.65%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) Internet
3 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.97%) Oracle Database
2 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.61%) DB2
5 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.48%) MySQL
8 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) Eclipse
2 23 (19.01%) Maven
3 20 (16.53%) Subversion
4 15 (12.40%) JIRA
5 14 (11.57%) Jenkins
6 10 (8.26%) Git (software)
6 10 (8.26%) JUnit
7 9 (7.44%) SoapUI
8 8 (6.61%) Gradle
9 7 (5.79%) Ant
10 5 (4.13%) Hudson
10 5 (4.13%) JProfiler
10 5 (4.13%) Selenium
10 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.31%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.65%) Concordion
13 2 (1.65%) JBehave
13 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (11.57%) Banking
2 11 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Advertising
3 2 (1.65%) Back Office
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (72.73%) Developer
2 59 (48.76%) Java Developer
3 20 (16.53%) Analyst
4 10 (8.26%) Data Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) UI Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Analyst Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Developer in Test
7 7 (5.79%) Consultant
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Architect
8 6 (4.96%) UI/UX Developer
8 6 (4.96%) UX Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.48%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.48%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Programmer
11 3 (2.48%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (51.24%) Web Services
2 50 (41.32%) SOAP
3 43 (35.54%) Java EE
4 42 (34.71%) HTML
5 38 (31.40%) XSLT
6 31 (25.62%) JMS
7 24 (19.83%) JSF
8 23 (19.01%) RichFaces
9 22 (18.18%) Hibernate
9 22 (18.18%) JSON
10 17 (14.05%) CSS
10 17 (14.05%) Drools
10 17 (14.05%) jBPM
10 17 (14.05%) JPA
11 15 (12.40%) XSD
12 14 (11.57%) .NET
12 14 (11.57%) REST
13 13 (10.74%) J2EE
14 12 (9.92%) XML Messaging
15 11 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) User Experience
2 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) DataPower
3 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.65%) Derivative
6 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.65%) Linked Data
6 2 (1.65%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.65%) NHS
6 2 (1.65%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.65%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Unix
2 18 (14.88%) Windows
3 12 (9.92%) Linux
4 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.48%) MVS
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) HPUX
7 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.72%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.40%) Scrum
2 38 (31.40%) SOA
3 32 (26.45%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (23.97%) TDD
5 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
5 16 (13.22%) Open Source
5 16 (13.22%) Open Source Development
6 14 (11.57%) Coaching
7 13 (10.74%) SDLC
8 12 (9.92%) Defect Management
8 12 (9.92%) Kanban
9 11 (9.09%) OO
10 10 (8.26%) Automated Testing
10 10 (8.26%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.44%) User Stories
12 8 (6.61%) Web Design
13 7 (5.79%) MVC
13 7 (5.79%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 85 (70.25%) Java
2 51 (42.15%) SQL
3 26 (21.49%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.57%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.09%) C#
5 11 (9.09%) Python
6 10 (8.26%) C
7 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.96%) XPath
9 5 (4.13%) Perl
10 4 (3.31%) C++
10 4 (3.31%) PHP
11 2 (1.65%) COBOL
11 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.65%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.65%) Tcl
11 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.83%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.26%) Degree
3 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) WCAG
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Docker
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.65%) vSphere
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Kibana
2 1 (0.83%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (33.88%) Oracle
2 13 (10.74%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.44%) HP
4 8 (6.61%) IBM
4 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.48%) Perforce
6 2 (1.65%) Misys
6 2 (1.65%) Reuters
6 2 (1.65%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.65%) Sybase
6 2 (1.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.65%) webMethods
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.83%) OpenText
7 1 (0.83%) Remedy
7 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.83%) Zend
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