The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 43 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 21 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.24% 4.69% 5.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.10% 20.20% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 19
Median daily rate £350 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +3.89%
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
208 203 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.05% 23.23% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 100 175
Median daily rate £335 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for XML.

1 20 (60.61%) JSON
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) SOAP
4 16 (48.48%) Java
5 15 (45.45%) XSLT
6 14 (42.42%) OO
7 13 (39.39%) Web Services
7 13 (39.39%) WSDL
7 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) HTTP
8 10 (30.30%) Unix
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
9 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 9 (27.27%) XSD
9 9 (27.27%) MQSeries
9 9 (27.27%) JMS
9 9 (27.27%) SOA
9 9 (27.27%) HP
9 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 9 (27.27%) REST
10 8 (24.24%) SWIFT
10 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (24.24%) WinSCP
10 8 (24.24%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (24.24%) SEPA
10 8 (24.24%) DataPower
10 8 (24.24%) HL7
10 8 (24.24%) Banking
10 8 (24.24%) HTTPS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 9 (27.27%) MQSeries
2 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) iTunes
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) HTTP
2 8 (24.24%) FTP
2 8 (24.24%) HTTPS
2 8 (24.24%) WinSCP
3 4 (12.12%) SSL
4 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) ClearCase
1 8 (24.24%) XMLSpy
2 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) CruiseControl
4 3 (9.09%) Fiddler
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) Xcode
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (24.24%) Banking
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) iOS Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.09%) MongoDB Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior iOS Developer
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) XML Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Workday Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) JSON
2 17 (51.52%) SOAP
3 15 (45.45%) XSLT
4 13 (39.39%) Web Services
4 13 (39.39%) WSDL
5 9 (27.27%) JMS
5 9 (27.27%) REST
5 9 (27.27%) XSD
6 8 (24.24%) EDI
6 8 (24.24%) Middleware
6 8 (24.24%) XSL
7 6 (18.18%) Cocoa
7 6 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
7 6 (18.18%) Core Animation
7 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 6 (18.18%) UIKit
8 4 (12.12%) .NET
8 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
8 4 (12.12%) RESTful
8 4 (12.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) DataPower
1 8 (24.24%) SWIFT
2 6 (18.18%) Animation
2 6 (18.18%) iPad
2 6 (18.18%) iPhone
3 5 (15.15%) Apple TV
4 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Unix
2 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) OO
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) SOA
3 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (24.24%) EAI
4 8 (24.24%) OOD
5 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) Wealth Management
10 2 (6.06%) Android Development
10 2 (6.06%) Workflow
11 1 (3.03%) Issue Tracking
11 1 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) Objective-C
5 5 (15.15%) Apple Swift
5 5 (15.15%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.06%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) AWK
9 1 (3.03%) Korn
9 1 (3.03%) sed
9 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCSD
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) HL7
1 8 (24.24%) SEPA
2 1 (3.03%) Basel III
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) HP
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 8 (24.24%) Remedy
3 5 (15.15%) Apple
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Sybase
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Pega
6 1 (3.03%) Murex
6 1 (3.03%) Nintex
6 1 (3.03%) Perforce