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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 43 59 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Contract jobs citing XML 93 87 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.23% 2.69% 6.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.12% 13.47% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 84
Median daily rate £339 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
615 646 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.99% 20.01% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 342 425
Median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +21 57 £340 -9.33% 9
Glasgow +2 14 £350 -9.67% 4
Renfrewshire -19 10 £320 -2.29%
Stirling - 5 - -
West Lothian +4 3 £305 -18.66% 1
Aberdeen +1 2 £165 -63.33%
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 117 (55.45%) Java
2 104 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (45.97%) Web Services
4 93 (44.08%) SQL
5 77 (36.49%) SOAP
6 71 (33.65%) HTML
7 62 (29.38%) Scrum
8 61 (28.91%) JavaScript
8 61 (28.91%) XSLT
8 61 (28.91%) JBoss
9 57 (27.01%) Oracle
10 54 (25.59%) Java EE
11 48 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (20.85%) JMS
12 44 (20.85%) SOA
12 44 (20.85%) Hibernate
13 41 (19.43%) Subversion
13 41 (19.43%) JSF
14 39 (18.48%) Maven
14 39 (18.48%) Oracle Database
15 38 (18.01%) Unix
16 37 (17.54%) RichFaces
17 36 (17.06%) JSON
17 36 (17.06%) Eclipse
18 35 (16.59%) Kanban
19 33 (15.64%) SQL Server
19 33 (15.64%) .NET
20 31 (14.69%) TDD
20 31 (14.69%) Drools
20 31 (14.69%) 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 61 (28.91%) JBoss
2 22 (10.43%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.21%) IIS
4 9 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (3.79%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.79%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.84%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.37%) Apache
8 3 (1.42%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 3 (1.42%) lighttpd
8 3 (1.42%) nginx
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.95%) Confluence
9 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.47%) DOC1
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 12 (5.69%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.90%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) iTunes
1 2 (0.95%) Office 365
1 2 (0.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.53%) HTTP
2 16 (7.58%) SSL
3 13 (6.16%) DNS
4 8 (3.79%) SSH
4 8 (3.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.37%) FTP
5 5 (2.37%) LDAP
5 5 (2.37%) SMTP
5 5 (2.37%) SNMP
5 5 (2.37%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.90%) Firewall
6 4 (1.90%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.42%) DHCP
7 3 (1.42%) IPv4
7 3 (1.42%) IPv6
7 3 (1.42%) Network Security
8 2 (0.95%) Internet
9 1 (0.47%) Intranet
9 1 (0.47%) LAN
9 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.48%) Oracle Database
2 33 (15.64%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.69%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.79%) DB2
6 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.37%) MySQL
7 5 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.42%) 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%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (19.43%) Subversion
2 39 (18.48%) Maven
3 36 (17.06%) Eclipse
4 22 (10.43%) JIRA
5 17 (8.06%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.06%) Visual Studio
6 15 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (6.16%) JUnit
8 12 (5.69%) SoapUI
9 10 (4.74%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.32%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.84%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.84%) Gradle
12 5 (2.37%) Ant
12 5 (2.37%) CruiseControl
12 5 (2.37%) Fiddler
13 4 (1.90%) Apache Ivy
13 4 (1.90%) git-flow
13 4 (1.90%) GitLab
14 3 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (12.32%) Banking
2 14 (6.64%) Finance
3 6 (2.84%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.37%) Retail
4 5 (2.37%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Front Office
6 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) French Language
6 2 (0.95%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 130 (61.61%) Developer
2 83 (39.34%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.74%) Analyst
4 20 (9.48%) Business Analyst
4 20 (9.48%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 15 (7.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (4.74%) Developer in Test
7 10 (4.74%) SharePoint Engineer
7 10 (4.74%) UI Developer
8 9 (4.27%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.79%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (3.32%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.32%) UI/UX Developer
10 7 (3.32%) UX Developer
11 6 (2.84%) Integration Developer
12 5 (2.37%) Architect
12 5 (2.37%) iOS Developer
12 5 (2.37%) MongoDB Developer
12 5 (2.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (45.97%) Web Services
2 77 (36.49%) SOAP
3 71 (33.65%) HTML
4 61 (28.91%) XSLT
5 54 (25.59%) Java EE
6 44 (20.85%) Hibernate
6 44 (20.85%) JMS
7 41 (19.43%) JSF
8 37 (17.54%) RichFaces
9 36 (17.06%) JSON
10 33 (15.64%) .NET
11 31 (14.69%) Drools
11 31 (14.69%) jBPM
12 29 (13.74%) Spring
13 28 (13.27%) JPA
14 27 (12.80%) RESTful
15 26 (12.32%) jQuery
16 24 (11.37%) XSD
17 23 (10.90%) CSS
18 18 (8.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.43%) User Experience
3 11 (5.21%) Data Structures
3 11 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.32%) iPad
5 6 (2.84%) Animation
5 6 (2.84%) iPhone
6 5 (2.37%) Apple TV
6 5 (2.37%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.90%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.42%) PKI
8 3 (1.42%) Replication
9 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.95%) DataPower
9 2 (0.95%) NHS
9 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.01%) Unix
2 22 (10.43%) Linux
3 20 (9.48%) Windows
4 10 (4.74%) AIX
5 9 (4.27%) HPUX
5 9 (4.27%) Solaris
6 8 (3.79%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.37%) Debian
7 5 (2.37%) SUSE
8 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.38%) Scrum
3 48 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (20.85%) SOA
5 35 (16.59%) Kanban
6 31 (14.69%) TDD
7 29 (13.74%) User Stories
8 28 (13.27%) Open Source
9 27 (12.80%) Open Source Development
10 23 (10.90%) OO
10 23 (10.90%) SDLC
11 21 (9.95%) Coaching
11 21 (9.95%) Mentoring
12 20 (9.48%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.53%) Defect Management
14 17 (8.06%) Workflow
15 14 (6.64%) Automated Testing
15 14 (6.64%) BDD
15 14 (6.64%) ITIL
15 14 (6.64%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 117 (55.45%) Java
2 93 (44.08%) SQL
3 61 (28.91%) JavaScript
4 29 (13.74%) Python
5 25 (11.85%) C#
5 25 (11.85%) Perl
6 15 (7.11%) PHP
6 15 (7.11%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.64%) C
8 13 (6.16%) PowerShell
8 13 (6.16%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.74%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.27%) VB
11 7 (3.32%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.84%) C++
12 6 (2.84%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.37%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.95%) AspectJ
14 2 (0.95%) Delphi
14 2 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.74%) Degree
3 10 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.27%) MCSE
5 7 (3.32%) MCSD
6 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.37%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) Basel III
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) KVM
3 1 (0.47%) NFS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.47%) SRDF
3 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (6.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.42%) Cacti
2 3 (1.42%) Kibana
2 3 (1.42%) Munin
2 3 (1.42%) Nagios
2 3 (1.42%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.95%) Control-M
3 2 (0.95%) Graphite
3 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.95%) OVPA
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.47%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.47%) logstash
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) rkt
4 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 57 (27.01%) Oracle
2 28 (13.27%) HP
3 27 (12.80%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.48%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.27%) IBM
5 9 (4.27%) Nintex
6 7 (3.32%) Sybase
7 5 (2.37%) Apple
8 4 (1.90%) ForgeRock
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%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.95%) VMware
10 1 (0.47%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.47%) Google
10 1 (0.47%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.47%) webMethods
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