The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Lothian region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.42% 11.11% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.67% 72.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£375 £375 £375
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 £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 39.47% 15.28% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
Scotland

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

XML
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the West Lothian region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

XML
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Linlithgow - - - -
XML
Scotland

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 14 (87.50%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) Ajax
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 11 (68.75%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 9 (56.25%) JUnit
4 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
4 9 (56.25%) Maven
4 9 (56.25%) JSON
4 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
4 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
4 9 (56.25%) HTML5
4 9 (56.25%) REST
4 9 (56.25%) CSS3
4 9 (56.25%) Backbone.js
4 9 (56.25%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (56.25%) QUnit
4 9 (56.25%) Jasmine
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (25.00%) iBATIS
6 4 (25.00%) JMS
6 4 (25.00%) XML Schema
6 4 (25.00%) JDBC
6 4 (25.00%) Hudson
6 4 (25.00%) Durandal

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (18.75%) CMS
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JUnit
1 9 (56.25%) Maven
1 9 (56.25%) QUnit
1 9 (56.25%) Jasmine
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Hudson
3 3 (18.75%) jMock
3 3 (18.75%) EasyMock
3 3 (18.75%) Mockito
4 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) User Experience Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Portal Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Spring
2 12 (75.00%) Ajax
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) JSON
3 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
3 9 (56.25%) HTML5
3 9 (56.25%) REST
3 9 (56.25%) CSS3
3 9 (56.25%) Backbone.js
3 9 (56.25%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (25.00%) Durandal
4 4 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (25.00%) iBATIS
4 4 (25.00%) JMS
4 4 (25.00%) JDBC
5 3 (18.75%) JSP
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
1 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) IBM