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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 9 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 17 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 16.04% 10.00% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.42% 62.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£433 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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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
48 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 45.28% 16.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 18
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (71.43%) Front Office
2 14 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (61.90%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) XSLT
4 12 (57.14%) Derivative
5 9 (42.86%) Java SE
6 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 8 (38.10%) REST
6 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) HTTP
7 7 (33.33%) OO
7 7 (33.33%) Functional Programming
7 7 (33.33%) Clojure
7 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (19.05%) Haskell
10 4 (19.05%) Scala
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) Lisp
11 3 (14.29%) Spring
12 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
12 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
12 2 (9.52%) Oracle
12 2 (9.52%) Sybase
12 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
12 2 (9.52%) Reuters
12 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (71.43%) Front Office
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (28.57%) UI Programmer
4 6 (28.57%) UI Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Development Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) XSLT
2 9 (42.86%) Java SE
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.52%) Java EE
5 2 (9.52%) Spring Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Murex Flex
6 1 (4.76%) JMS
6 1 (4.76%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (57.14%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OO
1 7 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Clojure
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Haskell
5 4 (19.05%) Scala
6 3 (14.29%) Lisp
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Sybase
1 2 (9.52%) Reuters
1 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Murex