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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 17 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 4.48% 2.33% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 6.06% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £444 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +15.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-20.25% +3.89%
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
6 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.96% 38.37% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Median daily rate £350 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Control-M
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Spring Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (33.33%) jMock
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Ext JS
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Mockito
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) JAXB
3 2 (33.33%) Python

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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FCoE
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Multicast
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) HBase
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) jMock
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Mockito
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Spring Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Ext JS
2 2 (33.33%) JAXB
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) JPA
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java SE
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Rendezvous
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) AOP
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) SRDF
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) DataSynapse
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) VMware