The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Stirling 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 18 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 3.30% 18.52% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 55.56% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
30 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 32.97% 33.33% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 16
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Risk Management
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
3 5 (62.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Front Office
4 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Derivative
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Java SE
4 4 (50.00%) Java EE
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) Reuters
5 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Sybase
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) JMS
6 1 (12.50%) Adobe
6 1 (12.50%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (12.50%) Murex
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Equities
6 1 (12.50%) Mathematics

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Murex MxG2000
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Java SE
3 4 (50.00%) Java EE
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Murex Flex
4 1 (12.50%) JNI
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (50.00%) Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Sybase
1 2 (25.00%) Reuters
1 2 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Murex