The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 11 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.57% 6.52% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 27.27% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £330 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.64% +15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -5.71%
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
14 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 40.00% 23.91% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 19
Median daily rate £331 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.42% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £450 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling 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 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 11 December 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 Stirling region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) InDesign
4 1 (16.67%) AppleScript
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) DOM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 3 (50.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InDesign
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) DOM
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) AppleScript
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe