The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 30 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 42 109 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.11% 12.04% 4.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.61% 28.68% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 59 24
Average daily rate £313 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
269 380 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.16% 41.99% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 181 89
Average daily rate £325 £319 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £460 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.89 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% -38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 63 (61.17%) Java
2 48 (46.60%) HTML
3 46 (44.66%) JavaScript
4 45 (43.69%) Oracle
5 41 (39.81%) Spring
6 39 (37.86%) SQL
7 38 (36.89%) Finance
8 37 (35.92%) Relational Database
9 31 (30.10%) .NET
10 30 (29.13%) RDBMS
10 30 (29.13%) Oracle Database
11 29 (28.16%) Hibernate
11 29 (28.16%) SQL Server
12 28 (27.18%) J2EE
13 27 (26.21%) C#
13 27 (26.21%) JSP
14 26 (25.24%) XSLT
15 24 (23.30%) Windows
16 23 (22.33%) JSF
17 22 (21.36%) Subversion
17 22 (21.36%) Eclipse
18 21 (20.39%) MVC
18 21 (20.39%) UNIX
18 21 (20.39%) JSTL
19 20 (19.42%) OO
19 20 (19.42%) Web Services
20 19 (18.45%) Servlets
20 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
21 18 (17.48%) Maven
22 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (9.71%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.80%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.80%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (5.83%) IIS
3 6 (5.83%) CMS
4 4 (3.88%) Apache
5 3 (2.91%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.94%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.97%) Lync
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) X.500
2 1 (0.97%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (35.92%) Relational Database
2 30 (29.13%) RDBMS
2 30 (29.13%) Oracle Database
3 29 (28.16%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.77%) MySQL
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.83%) Star Schema
7 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (4.85%) IDOL
8 4 (3.88%) KDB
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.94%) Ingres
9 2 (1.94%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.94%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) Subversion
1 22 (21.36%) Eclipse
2 18 (17.48%) Maven
3 14 (13.59%) Ant
4 7 (6.80%) Selenium
5 6 (5.83%) JUnit
6 4 (3.88%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (3.88%) RSpec
6 4 (3.88%) JBehave
6 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.88%) WATIR
6 4 (3.88%) ClearCase
6 4 (3.88%) JDeveloper
6 4 (3.88%) Gradle
6 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.91%) PVCS
7 3 (2.91%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.94%) JIRA
General
1 38 (36.89%) Finance
2 14 (13.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Front Office
4 1 (0.97%) Electronics
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (68.93%) Developer
2 34 (33.01%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.65%) Analyst
4 11 (10.68%) Programmer
5 9 (8.74%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (8.74%) Java Programmer
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 6 (5.83%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Designer
9 5 (4.85%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Programmer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Java Programmer
10 4 (3.88%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.60%) HTML
2 41 (39.81%) Spring
3 31 (30.10%) .NET
4 29 (28.16%) Hibernate
5 28 (27.18%) J2EE
6 27 (26.21%) JSP
7 26 (25.24%) XSLT
8 23 (22.33%) JSF
9 21 (20.39%) JSTL
10 20 (19.42%) Web Services
11 19 (18.45%) Servlets
12 17 (16.50%) CSS
13 16 (15.53%) Struts
14 15 (14.56%) JMS
14 15 (14.56%) Ajax
15 14 (13.59%) EJB
16 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET
16 13 (12.62%) .NET Framework
17 12 (11.65%) Tapestry
18 11 (10.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.88%) Fixed Income
2 3 (2.91%) Social Network
2 3 (2.91%) Web 2.0
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.97%) NHS
4 1 (0.97%) W3C
4 1 (0.97%) Equities
4 1 (0.97%) AS400
4 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.97%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) UNIX
3 14 (13.59%) Linux
4 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) MVC
2 20 (19.42%) OO
3 17 (16.50%) Unit Testing
4 14 (13.59%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.68%) SOA
6 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.71%) TDD
8 8 (7.77%) ETL
9 7 (6.80%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.83%) Web Development
10 6 (5.83%) Data Management
10 6 (5.83%) Content Management
10 6 (5.83%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.85%) Scrum
11 5 (4.85%) OOP
12 4 (3.88%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.88%) Test Scripting
12 4 (3.88%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (3.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.17%) Java
2 46 (44.66%) JavaScript
3 39 (37.86%) SQL
4 27 (26.21%) C#
5 11 (10.68%) Perl
6 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
7 9 (8.74%) C++
8 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.88%) Korn
9 4 (3.88%) Groovy
9 4 (3.88%) XPath
9 4 (3.88%) Python
9 4 (3.88%) VB
10 3 (2.91%) XQuery
10 3 (2.91%) PHP
11 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.94%) C
11 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Sun Certification
1 13 (12.62%) OCPJP
2 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) ISEB
5 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.88%) Puppet
2 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) MIIS
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) Oracle
2 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.62%) Sun
4 9 (8.74%) IBM
5 7 (6.80%) Sybase
6 5 (4.85%) HP
6 5 (4.85%) VMware
6 5 (4.85%) Meridio
7 3 (2.91%) Kofax
7 3 (2.91%) JBoss
8 2 (1.94%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.94%) Informatica
8 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.97%) CA
9 1 (0.97%) Progress
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