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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 23 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 171 105 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.26% 4.16% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.46% 15.22% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 47 48
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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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
729 690 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.70% 27.32% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 340 231
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +11 66 £375 +1.35% 15
Edinburgh +8 56 £375 +25.00% 8
Stirling +1 15 £433 -
Dundee +9 1 - -
Aberdeen +8 1 - - 4
West Lothian -6 1 £375 +4.09%
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 188 (51.37%) Java
2 136 (37.16%) HTML
3 126 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 125 (34.15%) SQL
5 119 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (28.14%) CSS
7 101 (27.60%) Web Services
8 92 (25.14%) Spring
9 87 (23.77%) SOAP
10 86 (23.50%) HTTP
11 84 (22.95%) XSLT
12 80 (21.86%) Finance
13 71 (19.40%) Relational Database
14 69 (18.85%) .NET
15 68 (18.58%) JSON
16 66 (18.03%) Unit Testing
17 63 (17.21%) SQL Server
18 62 (16.94%) Oracle
19 60 (16.39%) RESTful
19 60 (16.39%) HTML5
20 59 (16.12%) C#
20 59 (16.12%) Banking
21 58 (15.85%) J2EE
21 58 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
21 58 (15.85%) Java EE
22 57 (15.57%) Microsoft
23 54 (14.75%) JSP
24 53 (14.48%) JBoss
24 53 (14.48%) jQuery
25 52 (14.21%) TDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (10.66%) WebSphere
2 26 (7.10%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.10%) IIS
3 22 (6.01%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.28%) Apache
5 11 (3.01%) Lync
6 10 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.19%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (1.91%) CMS
9 6 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.64%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (1.09%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.09%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.82%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Integration
12 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.82%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Changepoint
1 3 (0.82%) Maximo
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) PaaS
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 86 (23.50%) HTTP
2 9 (2.46%) DNS
3 8 (2.19%) DHCP
4 6 (1.64%) LAN
4 6 (1.64%) WAN
4 6 (1.64%) IPv4
4 6 (1.64%) X.500
4 6 (1.64%) VLAN
5 4 (1.09%) Intranet
6 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.55%) Internet
8 1 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.40%) Relational Database
2 63 (17.21%) SQL Server
3 34 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (7.38%) RDBMS
5 22 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (3.28%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.73%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.19%) Big Data
11 7 (1.91%) IDOL
12 6 (1.64%) MySQL
12 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.37%) DB2
14 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.55%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 33 (9.02%) Maven
2 29 (7.92%) Eclipse
3 27 (7.38%) Visual Studio
4 24 (6.56%) JUnit
5 22 (6.01%) Subversion
6 21 (5.74%) Selenium
7 20 (5.46%) CruiseControl
8 13 (3.55%) Jenkins
8 13 (3.55%) Ant
9 12 (3.28%) QUnit
9 12 (3.28%) Jasmine
10 10 (2.73%) JProfiler
11 8 (2.19%) CppUnit
11 8 (2.19%) Git (software)
11 8 (2.19%) GoogleTest
11 8 (2.19%) Hudson
12 7 (1.91%) JIRA
13 6 (1.64%) FitNesse
14 4 (1.09%) Apache Ivy
15 2 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 80 (21.86%) Finance
2 59 (16.12%) Banking
3 21 (5.74%) Front Office
4 10 (2.73%) Retail
5 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.82%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 282 (77.05%) Developer
2 107 (29.23%) Java Developer
3 46 (12.57%) Senior Developer
4 30 (8.20%) UI Programmer
4 30 (8.20%) UI Developer
5 29 (7.92%) C++ Developer
6 24 (6.56%) Front-End Developer
7 19 (5.19%) Lead Developer
8 18 (4.92%) Architect
9 16 (4.37%) SharePoint Developer
10 15 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (3.55%) Analyst
12 11 (3.01%) Web Developer
12 11 (3.01%) SQL Developer
12 11 (3.01%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.73%) Wintel Engineer
14 9 (2.46%) UX Developer
15 8 (2.19%) SQL Server Developer
15 8 (2.19%) C# Developer
16 7 (1.91%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (37.16%) HTML
2 103 (28.14%) CSS
3 101 (27.60%) Web Services
4 92 (25.14%) Spring
5 87 (23.77%) SOAP
6 84 (22.95%) XSLT
7 69 (18.85%) .NET
8 68 (18.58%) JSON
9 60 (16.39%) RESTful
9 60 (16.39%) HTML5
10 58 (15.85%) J2EE
10 58 (15.85%) Java EE
11 54 (14.75%) JSP
12 53 (14.48%) jQuery
13 51 (13.93%) Hibernate
14 50 (13.66%) Ajax
15 44 (12.02%) JMS
16 34 (9.29%) CSS3
17 33 (9.02%) ASP.NET
18 32 (8.74%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.10%) User Experience
2 22 (6.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (5.19%) Open Source
4 16 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.28%) Derivative
6 11 (3.01%) Smartphone
7 9 (2.46%) FMCG
8 4 (1.09%) DataPower
8 4 (1.09%) Kindle
9 3 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.82%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.82%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.82%) Clustering
10 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.55%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.55%) AS400
10 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.39%) Linux
2 46 (12.57%) Windows
3 38 (10.38%) UNIX
4 28 (7.65%) Mac OS X
5 12 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.82%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.03%) Unit Testing
3 58 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (14.21%) TDD
5 51 (13.93%) SOA
6 46 (12.57%) Waterfall
7 42 (11.48%) OO
8 40 (10.93%) MVC
9 33 (9.02%) Web Development
10 29 (7.92%) Project Management
11 28 (7.65%) Mentoring
12 27 (7.38%) Scrum
13 24 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (6.01%) Data Modelling
16 20 (5.46%) Web Application Development
17 18 (4.92%) Multithreading
17 18 (4.92%) BPMN
18 17 (4.64%) Web Design
18 17 (4.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 188 (51.37%) Java
2 126 (34.43%) JavaScript
3 125 (34.15%) SQL
4 59 (16.12%) C#
5 38 (10.38%) PL/SQL
6 37 (10.11%) C++
7 31 (8.47%) Shell Script
8 28 (7.65%) Perl
9 21 (5.74%) T-SQL
9 21 (5.74%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.55%) VBA
11 12 (3.28%) VBScript
12 9 (2.46%) Clojure
13 7 (1.91%) PHP
14 5 (1.37%) Scala
15 4 (1.09%) Python
15 4 (1.09%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.09%) Haskell
16 3 (0.82%) Lisp
17 2 (0.55%) REXX
Qualifications
1 24 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.64%) MCP
4 6 (1.64%) MCTS
5 5 (1.37%) MCITP
5 5 (1.37%) MCSA
6 3 (0.82%) Degree
7 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.28%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (7.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.64%) MIIS
2 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.55%) WMI
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.27%) StatsD
4 1 (0.27%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (16.94%) Oracle
2 57 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 53 (14.48%) JBoss
4 22 (6.01%) IBM
5 18 (4.92%) Sybase
6 11 (3.01%) HP
7 10 (2.73%) Google
8 7 (1.91%) Guidewire
8 7 (1.91%) Meridio
9 6 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.09%) Informatica
11 4 (1.09%) Lotus
11 4 (1.09%) Perforce
12 3 (0.82%) RightFax
12 3 (0.82%) Planview
12 3 (0.82%) Open Text
12 3 (0.82%) SAP
13 2 (0.55%) Adobe
13 2 (0.55%) Ab Initio
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