The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 25 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 180 141 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.57% 5.77% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.81% 24.10% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 64 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +7.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
789 585 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.79% 23.93% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 271 190
Average daily rate £375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
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 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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UK

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 August 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 August 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
Edinburgh +21 78 £400 +33.33% 6
Glasgow -3 66 £375 +11.11% 15
West Lothian +1 7 £375 -
Aberdeen +12 5 £313 +25.00% 1
Stirling -9 3 - -
Dundee - - - -
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XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 162 (51.76%) Java
2 119 (38.02%) JavaScript
2 119 (38.02%) HTML
3 107 (34.19%) Spring
4 106 (33.87%) Web Services
5 105 (33.55%) SQL
6 89 (28.43%) CSS
7 86 (27.48%) SOAP
8 85 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (21.73%) JSON
10 67 (21.41%) Finance
11 63 (20.13%) Hibernate
12 62 (19.81%) XSLT
12 62 (19.81%) HTTP
12 62 (19.81%) Relational Database
13 60 (19.17%) Unit Testing
13 60 (19.17%) Linux
14 56 (17.89%) .NET
14 56 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (17.25%) RESTful
15 54 (17.25%) SQL Server
16 53 (16.93%) J2EE
17 52 (16.61%) HTML5
18 51 (16.29%) Java EE
19 49 (15.65%) Oracle
20 48 (15.34%) Waterfall
21 47 (15.02%) Banking
22 45 (14.38%) jQuery
23 44 (14.06%) SOA
24 43 (13.74%) C#

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 27 (8.63%) WebSphere
2 22 (7.03%) Tomcat
3 21 (6.71%) IIS
4 19 (6.07%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.51%) Apache
6 10 (3.19%) Lync
7 9 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.56%) CMS
9 7 (2.24%) WebSphere Portal
10 6 (1.92%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.28%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.28%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.64%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.32%) Node.js
14 1 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Changepoint
1 3 (0.96%) Maximo
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Heroku
1 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (19.81%) HTTP
2 6 (1.92%) X.500
3 5 (1.60%) Intranet
4 4 (1.28%) DNS
5 3 (0.96%) VLAN
5 3 (0.96%) IPv4
5 3 (0.96%) LDAP
5 3 (0.96%) DHCP
5 3 (0.96%) LAN
5 3 (0.96%) WAN
6 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.64%) Internet
7 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.81%) Relational Database
2 54 (17.25%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.35%) RDBMS
4 22 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.11%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.24%) Big Data
9 6 (1.92%) MySQL
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.60%) DB2
11 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.28%) KDB
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.64%) IDOL
13 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.64%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 37 (11.82%) Maven
2 35 (11.18%) Subversion
3 24 (7.67%) Eclipse
4 22 (7.03%) JUnit
5 21 (6.71%) Visual Studio
6 16 (5.11%) Selenium
7 15 (4.79%) CruiseControl
8 14 (4.47%) Ant
9 12 (3.83%) QUnit
9 12 (3.83%) Jasmine
10 10 (3.19%) Jenkins
10 10 (3.19%) Hudson
11 9 (2.88%) Git (software)
12 6 (1.92%) GoogleTest
12 6 (1.92%) CppUnit
13 4 (1.28%) Mockito
13 4 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
13 4 (1.28%) FitNesse
13 4 (1.28%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.96%) jMock
General
1 67 (21.41%) Finance
2 47 (15.02%) Banking
3 10 (3.19%) Front Office
3 10 (3.19%) Retail
4 5 (1.60%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.96%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 246 (78.59%) Developer
2 94 (30.03%) Java Developer
3 23 (7.35%) Senior Developer
4 21 (6.71%) C++ Developer
5 20 (6.39%) Front-End Developer
6 19 (6.07%) Lead Developer
7 17 (5.43%) UI Developer
7 17 (5.43%) UI Programmer
8 15 (4.79%) Architect
9 13 (4.15%) SharePoint Developer
9 13 (4.15%) .NET Developer
10 11 (3.51%) Analyst
10 11 (3.51%) Web Developer
11 9 (2.88%) User Experience Developer
12 7 (2.24%) WebSphere Developer
12 7 (2.24%) Information Architect
12 7 (2.24%) SQL Developer
13 6 (1.92%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (1.92%) Software Engineer
13 6 (1.92%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (38.02%) HTML
2 107 (34.19%) Spring
3 106 (33.87%) Web Services
4 89 (28.43%) CSS
5 86 (27.48%) SOAP
6 68 (21.73%) JSON
7 63 (20.13%) Hibernate
8 62 (19.81%) XSLT
9 56 (17.89%) .NET
10 54 (17.25%) RESTful
11 53 (16.93%) J2EE
12 52 (16.61%) HTML5
13 51 (16.29%) Java EE
14 45 (14.38%) jQuery
15 42 (13.42%) JSP
15 42 (13.42%) JMS
15 42 (13.42%) Ajax
16 37 (11.82%) CSS3
17 31 (9.90%) ASP.NET
18 27 (8.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.07%) Open Source
2 12 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (3.19%) Smartphone
4 9 (2.88%) FMCG
5 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.28%) Kindle
5 4 (1.28%) Derivative
6 3 (0.96%) Graphic Design
6 3 (0.96%) Taxonomies
6 3 (0.96%) SWIFT
6 3 (0.96%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.64%) AS400
7 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.64%) DataPower
8 1 (0.32%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.32%) Informatics
8 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.17%) Linux
2 36 (11.50%) UNIX
3 34 (10.86%) Windows
4 29 (9.27%) Mac OS X
5 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.96%) Android
8 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (19.17%) Unit Testing
3 56 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (15.34%) Waterfall
5 44 (14.06%) SOA
6 41 (13.10%) TDD
7 40 (12.78%) MVC
8 34 (10.86%) Web Development
9 30 (9.58%) Project Management
10 28 (8.95%) OO
11 22 (7.03%) Scrum
11 22 (7.03%) BPMN
12 21 (6.71%) Workflow
13 20 (6.39%) Release Management
14 19 (6.07%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (5.43%) Data Modelling
16 16 (5.11%) ITIL
17 15 (4.79%) Multithreading
17 15 (4.79%) Performance Monitoring
17 15 (4.79%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (51.76%) Java
2 119 (38.02%) JavaScript
3 105 (33.55%) SQL
4 43 (13.74%) C#
5 29 (9.27%) C++
6 27 (8.63%) Perl
6 27 (8.63%) PL/SQL
7 26 (8.31%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.79%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.88%) PHP
10 8 (2.56%) VBA
11 7 (2.24%) VBScript
12 5 (1.60%) Korn
13 4 (1.28%) Python
13 4 (1.28%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.96%) VB
15 2 (0.64%) Jython
15 2 (0.64%) C
15 2 (0.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.28%) OCPJP
4 4 (1.28%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.28%) Degree
5 3 (0.96%) MCTS
5 3 (0.96%) MCITP
5 3 (0.96%) MCSA
5 3 (0.96%) MCP
6 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.15%) QA
2 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (6.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.92%) MIIS
2 5 (1.60%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.60%) Puppet
3 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.64%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.32%) StatsD
5 1 (0.32%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 49 (15.65%) Oracle
2 41 (13.10%) JBoss
3 40 (12.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.43%) IBM
4 17 (5.43%) Sybase
5 12 (3.83%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.56%) HP
7 6 (1.92%) Google
8 5 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.28%) Perforce
9 4 (1.28%) Lotus
9 4 (1.28%) Informatica
9 4 (1.28%) Sun
10 3 (0.96%) Planview
10 3 (0.96%) SAP
11 2 (0.64%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.64%) VMware
11 2 (0.64%) Meridio
11 2 (0.64%) Reuters
11 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £68,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago