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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank - 14 5
Contract jobs citing XML 0 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 6.90% 25.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 22.22% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate
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- £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
24 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 33.33% 31.03% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 16
Average daily rate £400 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £415 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) TKPROF
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (50.00%) SRDF
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (50.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (100.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Sun