The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 20 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 72 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.25% 5.18% 4.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.09% 16.35% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 27
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
XML
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
287 208 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.88% 31.66% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 97 100
Average daily rate £375 £313 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 81 (70.43%) SQL
2 61 (53.04%) Java
3 43 (37.39%) Finance
3 43 (37.39%) Relational Database
4 42 (36.52%) Banking
5 40 (34.78%) Spring
5 40 (34.78%) Oracle
6 39 (33.91%) SQL Server
7 37 (32.17%) Web Services
7 37 (32.17%) Unit Testing
8 36 (31.30%) CSS
9 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
9 34 (29.57%) C++
10 33 (28.70%) JMS
11 31 (26.96%) UNIX
12 30 (26.09%) PL/SQL
13 29 (25.22%) JSP
14 28 (24.35%) HTML
15 26 (22.61%) XSLT
15 26 (22.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (21.74%) Perl
17 24 (20.87%) STL
17 24 (20.87%) OO
17 24 (20.87%) Shell Script
18 23 (20.00%) J2EE
18 23 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
19 21 (18.26%) .NET
19 21 (18.26%) DCOM
19 21 (18.26%) HTTP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 18 (15.65%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.91%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.96%) IIS
4 4 (3.48%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) CMS
5 2 (1.74%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.87%) Lync
6 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Maximo
1 1 (0.87%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (37.39%) Relational Database
2 39 (33.91%) SQL Server
3 26 (22.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (18.26%) RDBMS
5 12 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.48%) DB2
8 4 (3.48%) KDB
8 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.74%) Ingres
10 2 (1.74%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.74%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.87%) MySQL
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.78%) Visual Studio
1 17 (14.78%) CruiseControl
1 17 (14.78%) Selenium
2 9 (7.83%) Subversion
3 7 (6.09%) CppUnit
3 7 (6.09%) GoogleTest
4 5 (4.35%) Ant
5 4 (3.48%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (2.61%) JUnit
6 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.87%) Toad
7 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.87%) Maven
7 1 (0.87%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.87%) CodeRush
General
1 43 (37.39%) Finance
2 42 (36.52%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 100 (86.96%) Developer
2 36 (31.30%) Java Developer
3 26 (22.61%) C++ Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.57%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 4 (3.48%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Senior C++ Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Business Data Analyst
11 2 (1.74%) Designer
11 2 (1.74%) CRM Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Informatica ETL Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.78%) Spring
2 37 (32.17%) Web Services
3 36 (31.30%) CSS
4 33 (28.70%) JMS
5 29 (25.22%) JSP
6 28 (24.35%) HTML
7 26 (22.61%) XSLT
8 24 (20.87%) STL
9 23 (20.00%) J2EE
10 21 (18.26%) .NET
10 21 (18.26%) DCOM
11 19 (16.52%) JDBC
11 19 (16.52%) COM+
11 19 (16.52%) SOAP
11 19 (16.52%) iBATIS
11 19 (16.52%) Hibernate
12 18 (15.65%) ATL
12 18 (15.65%) Ajax
13 17 (14.78%) Struts
13 17 (14.78%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.87%) DataPower
3 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) UNIX
2 16 (13.91%) Windows
3 14 (12.17%) Linux
4 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) Unit Testing
2 25 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.87%) OO
4 23 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (15.65%) Data Modelling
5 18 (15.65%) MVC
6 17 (14.78%) Web Application Development
7 15 (13.04%) Multithreading
8 12 (10.43%) Technical Analysis
9 11 (9.57%) Automated Testing
9 11 (9.57%) TDD
9 11 (9.57%) SOA
10 9 (7.83%) Migration
10 9 (7.83%) Wealth Management
11 8 (6.96%) Performance Management
11 8 (6.96%) ETL
11 8 (6.96%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (6.09%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 81 (70.43%) SQL
2 61 (53.04%) Java
3 34 (29.57%) JavaScript
3 34 (29.57%) C++
4 30 (26.09%) PL/SQL
5 25 (21.74%) Perl
6 24 (20.87%) Shell Script
7 19 (16.52%) C#
8 12 (10.43%) T-SQL
9 11 (9.57%) VBA
10 4 (3.48%) Korn
10 4 (3.48%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.61%) PHP
12 2 (1.74%) C
13 1 (0.87%) Clojure
13 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.87%) MIIS
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (34.78%) Oracle
2 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.52%) Sybase
4 10 (8.70%) IBM
5 7 (6.09%) Google
6 5 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.48%) Perforce
7 4 (3.48%) Informatica
8 3 (2.61%) SAP
9 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.74%) HP
9 2 (1.74%) Open Text
9 2 (1.74%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.74%) RightFax
10 1 (0.87%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.87%) Planview
10 1 (0.87%) Teradata
10 1 (0.87%) Progress
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