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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 65 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 90 114 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.01% 3.80% 5.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.68% 18.69% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 72
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £290 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.73%
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
613 610 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 20.32% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 329 481
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £24.90 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £40.00 £78.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -22 33 £340 -9.33% 7
Renfrewshire -23 20 £313 -18.82% 1
Glasgow -19 13 £410 +9.33% 9
Inverclyde - 11 £420 -
Aberdeen +8 4 - -
Stirling +8 2 £425 -4.27%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 105 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (50.26%) Java
3 78 (40.84%) XSLT
4 74 (38.74%) SOAP
4 74 (38.74%) SOA
5 66 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (31.41%) Web Services
7 59 (30.89%) Java EE
8 58 (30.37%) Eclipse
9 56 (29.32%) SQL
10 54 (28.27%) Scrum
11 53 (27.75%) JSON
11 53 (27.75%) JBoss
12 50 (26.18%) RESTful
13 49 (25.65%) JavaScript
14 48 (25.13%) TDD
15 45 (23.56%) Windows
16 44 (23.04%) HTTP
16 44 (23.04%) JProfiler
17 41 (21.47%) Performance Monitoring
17 41 (21.47%) Application Performance Monitoring
18 38 (19.90%) C#
19 37 (19.37%) HTML
19 37 (19.37%) Waterfall
19 37 (19.37%) jQuery
20 36 (18.85%) Windows Server
21 34 (17.80%) XSD
22 32 (16.75%) PowerShell
23 30 (15.71%) REST
23 30 (15.71%) SDLC

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 53 (27.75%) JBoss
2 20 (10.47%) WebSphere
3 19 (9.95%) SharePoint
4 18 (9.42%) Tomcat
5 17 (8.90%) IIS
6 14 (7.33%) WebLogic
7 11 (5.76%) Apache
7 11 (5.76%) OpenStack
8 9 (4.71%) MQSeries
8 9 (4.71%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (4.71%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 8 (4.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (4.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (3.66%) nginx
11 2 (1.05%) Confluence
11 2 (1.05%) Drupal
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.52%) Node.js
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.05%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.05%) Primavera
3 1 (0.52%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.19%) Office 365
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.04%) HTTP
2 22 (11.52%) SSL
3 8 (4.19%) FTP
3 8 (4.19%) HTTPS
3 8 (4.19%) WinSCP
4 7 (3.66%) DNS
4 7 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.05%) LDAP
5 2 (1.05%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.52%) FCoE
6 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.52%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.52%) LAN
6 1 (0.52%) Multicast
6 1 (0.52%) NAS
6 1 (0.52%) SAN
6 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.47%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.76%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.66%) DB2
5 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.05%) MySQL
8 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) GIS
9 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.52%) HBase
9 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.52%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (30.37%) Eclipse
2 44 (23.04%) JProfiler
3 22 (11.52%) Visual Studio
4 21 (10.99%) Maven
5 15 (7.85%) Subversion
5 15 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.81%) ClearCase
6 13 (6.81%) MSI
7 12 (6.28%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.76%) Git (software)
9 8 (4.19%) XMLSpy
10 6 (3.14%) JUnit
11 5 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.57%) Ant
13 3 (1.57%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.57%) Grunt
13 3 (1.57%) jMock
13 3 (1.57%) Mockito
General
1 16 (8.38%) Banking
2 14 (7.33%) Finance
3 3 (1.57%) Front Office
3 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.57%) Retail
3 3 (1.57%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 110 (57.59%) Developer
2 64 (33.51%) Java Developer
3 19 (9.95%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.90%) Software Engineer
5 16 (8.38%) Agile Developer
5 16 (8.38%) Agile Java Developer
6 15 (7.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (7.33%) Analyst
7 14 (7.33%) XML Developer
8 11 (5.76%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.24%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (5.24%) Integration Developer
9 10 (5.24%) PHP Developer
9 10 (5.24%) SharePoint Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) Development Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) Software Development Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) Architect
11 7 (3.66%) Programmer
12 6 (3.14%) Java Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (40.84%) XSLT
2 74 (38.74%) SOAP
3 60 (31.41%) Web Services
4 59 (30.89%) Java EE
5 53 (27.75%) JSON
6 50 (26.18%) RESTful
7 37 (19.37%) HTML
7 37 (19.37%) jQuery
8 34 (17.80%) XSD
9 30 (15.71%) REST
9 30 (15.71%) Spring
10 27 (14.14%) .NET
10 27 (14.14%) CSS
10 27 (14.14%) Hibernate
10 27 (14.14%) J2EE
11 24 (12.57%) WSDL
12 19 (9.95%) JSF
13 18 (9.42%) HTML5
14 16 (8.38%) Drools
14 16 (8.38%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.38%) User Experience
2 13 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.71%) DataPower
5 8 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.19%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.05%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.56%) Windows
2 36 (18.85%) Windows Server
3 28 (14.66%) Linux
4 21 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (9.95%) Mac OS X
6 11 (5.76%) Unix
7 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.57%) Solaris
9 2 (1.05%) AIX
9 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.52%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.97%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (38.74%) SOA
3 66 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (28.27%) Scrum
5 48 (25.13%) TDD
6 41 (21.47%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 41 (21.47%) Performance Monitoring
7 37 (19.37%) Waterfall
8 30 (15.71%) SDLC
9 29 (15.18%) Unit Testing
10 24 (12.57%) Project Management
11 23 (12.04%) Web Development
12 20 (10.47%) Workflow
13 17 (8.90%) OO
13 17 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (7.85%) BPMN
14 15 (7.85%) Software Engineering
15 14 (7.33%) Migration
16 12 (6.28%) Software Testing
16 12 (6.28%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (50.26%) Java
2 56 (29.32%) SQL
3 49 (25.65%) JavaScript
4 38 (19.90%) C#
5 32 (16.75%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.33%) VBScript
7 12 (6.28%) C
8 11 (5.76%) C++
9 10 (5.24%) PHP
10 7 (3.66%) PHP 5
11 6 (3.14%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.62%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.62%) COBOL
12 5 (2.62%) PL/1
12 5 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.62%) Python
13 4 (2.09%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.05%) VB
14 2 (1.05%) VBA
14 2 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.33%) Degree
3 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.81%) MCSE
5 6 (3.14%) MCSD
6 3 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) MCP
7 1 (0.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (4.19%) HL7
2 8 (4.19%) SEPA
3 2 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.05%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) KVM
3 1 (0.52%) NFS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.52%) SRDF
3 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.09%) Control-M
3 2 (1.05%) Ansible
3 2 (1.05%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.05%) logstash
3 2 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.05%) Puppet
3 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.05%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (13.61%) Oracle
2 24 (12.57%) IBM
3 20 (10.47%) HP
4 17 (8.90%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.24%) Remedy
5 10 (5.24%) VMware
6 9 (4.71%) Sybase
7 7 (3.66%) Nintex
8 3 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.57%) Siemens
8 3 (1.57%) Tableau
8 3 (1.57%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.05%) CA
9 2 (1.05%) Facebook
9 2 (1.05%) Google
9 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.05%) Splunk
9 2 (1.05%) Twitter
9 2 (1.05%) Zend
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