The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 17
Contract jobs citing XML 0 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine - 8.76% 12.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 48.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 8
Median daily rate - £310 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 21 25 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 30.88% 18.25% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 10
Median daily rate £340 £321 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.08% -23.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £428 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Erskine

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Erskine.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Erskine

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Erskine region with a requirement for XML.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware