The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 11 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.67% 2.44% 15.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 6.25% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £364 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.30 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +18.51%
XML
Scotland

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 Stirling region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 33.33% 39.02% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 1
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Stirling region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) jMock
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Ext JS
3 3 (60.00%) JPA
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Mockito
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Sybase
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) ClearCase

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) jMock
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Mockito
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Spring Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Ext JS
2 3 (60.00%) JAXB
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) JPA
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Java SE
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) AOP
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) KYC
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) IBM