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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 23 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 2 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.79% 7.35% 24.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 21.74% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Average daily rate
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£444 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £385 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £385 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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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
41 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 36.61% 33.82% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 23
Average daily rate £420 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
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 £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) TKPROF
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) Toad
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (50.00%) EMC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) TKPROF
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Sun