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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 31 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing XML 142 153 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.30% 6.72% 7.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.52% 25.80% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 80 98
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £24.69 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £26.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.29% -30.00%
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
660 593 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.64% 26.05% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 318 343
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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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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 -9 53 £388 +21.47% 15
Edinburgh -7 52 £400 +6.66% 6
West Lothian +1 15 £350 -12.50% 3
Stirling -12 2 £425 +41.66%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Fife - - - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 165 (49.85%) Java
2 114 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (32.63%) SQL
4 103 (31.12%) HTML
5 91 (27.49%) JavaScript
5 91 (27.49%) XSLT
6 79 (23.87%) HTTP
7 71 (21.45%) SQL Server
8 69 (20.85%) Relational Database
9 67 (20.24%) .NET
10 64 (19.34%) C#
11 61 (18.43%) Web Services
11 61 (18.43%) CSS
12 60 (18.13%) Finance
13 58 (17.52%) TDD
14 55 (16.62%) Microsoft
15 54 (16.31%) J2EE
15 54 (16.31%) Spring
15 54 (16.31%) Java EE
16 50 (15.11%) Oracle
17 49 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (14.20%) JSP
19 45 (13.60%) JBoss
20 44 (13.29%) jQuery
21 43 (12.99%) SOA
22 42 (12.69%) SOAP
23 41 (12.39%) Unit Testing
24 40 (12.08%) JMS
25 39 (11.78%) UNIX
25 39 (11.78%) Banking

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 45 (13.60%) JBoss
2 33 (9.97%) WebSphere
3 22 (6.65%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.63%) IIS
6 9 (2.72%) Apache
7 8 (2.42%) CMS
8 7 (2.11%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.51%) nginx
10 5 (1.51%) Lync
10 5 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.21%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.21%) WordPress
12 2 (0.60%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.60%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 4 (1.21%) MS Office
2 2 (0.60%) MS Project
3 1 (0.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Maximo
1 3 (0.91%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 79 (23.87%) HTTP
2 12 (3.63%) SMS
3 6 (1.81%) DHCP
3 6 (1.81%) DNS
4 4 (1.21%) IPv4
4 4 (1.21%) LAN
4 4 (1.21%) WAN
4 4 (1.21%) VLAN
5 2 (0.60%) Intranet
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 69 (20.85%) Relational Database
3 38 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (5.44%) RDBMS
6 15 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.81%) IDOL
10 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.21%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.91%) MySQL
12 2 (0.60%) DB2
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (9.37%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.06%) Eclipse
3 28 (8.46%) JUnit
4 24 (7.25%) Selenium
5 21 (6.34%) JProfiler
6 19 (5.74%) CruiseControl
7 17 (5.14%) FitNesse
8 16 (4.83%) Subversion
9 14 (4.23%) Maven
10 11 (3.32%) Ant
10 11 (3.32%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.02%) Mockito
12 9 (2.72%) jMock
13 8 (2.42%) JIRA
14 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.21%) GoogleTest
14 4 (1.21%) CppUnit
15 2 (0.60%) Android Studio
15 2 (0.60%) Hudson
15 2 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 60 (18.13%) Finance
2 39 (11.78%) Banking
3 24 (7.25%) Front Office
4 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.30%) Advertising
5 1 (0.30%) Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 237 (71.60%) Developer
2 100 (30.21%) Java Developer
3 60 (18.13%) Senior Developer
4 26 (7.85%) C++ Developer
5 25 (7.55%) UI Developer
5 25 (7.55%) UI Programmer
6 20 (6.04%) Analyst
7 16 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (4.23%) Development Specialist
9 13 (3.93%) Technical Leader
10 12 (3.63%) Ab Initio Developer
11 11 (3.32%) Senior C++ Developer
11 11 (3.32%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.32%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.02%) Senior UI Developer
13 9 (2.72%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.72%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.72%) Wintel Engineer
14 8 (2.42%) Business Analyst
14 8 (2.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (31.12%) HTML
2 91 (27.49%) XSLT
3 67 (20.24%) .NET
4 61 (18.43%) CSS
4 61 (18.43%) Web Services
5 54 (16.31%) J2EE
5 54 (16.31%) Spring
5 54 (16.31%) Java EE
6 47 (14.20%) JSP
7 44 (13.29%) jQuery
8 42 (12.69%) SOAP
9 40 (12.08%) JMS
10 38 (11.48%) ASP.NET
11 37 (11.18%) HTML5
12 36 (10.88%) Hibernate
13 34 (10.27%) Ajax
14 33 (9.97%) JDBC
15 32 (9.67%) iBATIS
16 31 (9.37%) JSF
17 30 (9.06%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
1 16 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (3.02%) Derivative
4 9 (2.72%) User Experience
5 5 (1.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.51%) Open Source
6 4 (1.21%) Social Network
6 4 (1.21%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.91%) Clustering
7 3 (0.91%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.91%) Social Media
8 2 (0.60%) Health Informatics
8 2 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.60%) DataPower
8 2 (0.60%) Informatics
8 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.78%) UNIX
2 31 (9.37%) Windows
3 15 (4.53%) Linux
4 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.51%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.91%) Android
8 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (17.52%) TDD
3 49 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (12.99%) SOA
5 41 (12.39%) Unit Testing
6 38 (11.48%) OO
7 30 (9.06%) Scrum
7 30 (9.06%) MVC
8 21 (6.34%) Data Modelling
9 20 (6.04%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (5.74%) Web Application Development
11 18 (5.44%) Pair Programming
12 15 (4.53%) Web Design
12 15 (4.53%) ETL
13 14 (4.23%) Data Analysis
13 14 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (3.93%) Mentoring
14 13 (3.93%) Coaching
15 12 (3.63%) ITIL
16 10 (3.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (49.85%) Java
2 108 (32.63%) SQL
3 91 (27.49%) JavaScript
4 64 (19.34%) C#
5 35 (10.57%) C++
6 34 (10.27%) PL/SQL
7 26 (7.85%) T-SQL
8 23 (6.95%) Shell Script
9 19 (5.74%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.74%) Perl
10 12 (3.63%) VBScript
11 11 (3.32%) VBA
12 10 (3.02%) XPath
13 9 (2.72%) PHP
14 8 (2.42%) Clojure
15 7 (2.11%) VB
16 6 (1.81%) VB6
17 5 (1.51%) Scala
17 5 (1.51%) PHP5
18 4 (1.21%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 16 (4.83%) SC Cleared
1 16 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.11%) Degree
4 6 (1.81%) MCITP
4 6 (1.81%) MCSA
5 4 (1.21%) MCP
5 4 (1.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.53%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (4.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.60%) WMI
3 1 (0.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.30%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 55 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 50 (15.11%) Oracle
3 21 (6.34%) IBM
4 13 (3.93%) Ab Initio
5 11 (3.32%) HP
6 10 (3.02%) Sybase
7 9 (2.72%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.42%) Guidewire
9 7 (2.11%) Google
10 6 (1.81%) Meridio
11 5 (1.51%) Informatica
12 4 (1.21%) Kofax
13 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.91%) SAP
13 3 (0.91%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.91%) Planview
14 2 (0.60%) RightFax
14 2 (0.60%) Kony
14 2 (0.60%) Open Text
15 1 (0.30%) TIBCO
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