The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 15 - 7
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XML 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.38% - 18.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% - 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
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 West Lothian with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 15 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 33.33% 29.41% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
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 £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in West Lothian

XML
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 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
Livingston - 1 - - 1
XML
Scotland

XML
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for XML.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java