The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 9 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing XML 6 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.17% 29.07% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 53.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% -
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 £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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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 West Lothian region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 47 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 40.68% 54.65% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 5
Average daily rate £288 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.72% +27.69%
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 £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 5 (62.50%) SMS
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (25.00%) QUnit
5 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (25.00%) XPath
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) HTML

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) QUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UX Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Communications Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) Durandal
4 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Livingston
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago