The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for XML Messaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML Messaging 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 Messaging
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XML Messaging 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.62% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.09 £42.25 -
% change year-on-year +23.27% -  

XML Messaging 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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 519 578 595
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.56% 22.28% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 338 357
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

XML Messaging
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing XML Messaging 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 Messaging in Scotland

XML Messaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML Messaging in Scotland

XML Messaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML Messaging in Scotland

XML Messaging
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML Messaging within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 - -
XML Messaging
UK

XML Messaging
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML Messaging 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XML Messaging.

1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) WSDL
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
6 3 (33.33%) BC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
8 1 (11.11%) Asset Management

XML Messaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 8 (88.89%) Analyst Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Data Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) WSDL
1 9 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle