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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 44 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 14 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.23% 6.46% 9.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.79% 22.07% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 27
Average daily rate £294 £388 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% +21.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £471 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
143 222 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.81% 29.29% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 145 97
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 22 (53.66%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) Web Services
3 19 (46.34%) SOAP
3 19 (46.34%) SQL
4 16 (39.02%) WSDL
5 15 (36.59%) HTTP
6 14 (34.15%) SDLC
7 13 (31.71%) XSLT
7 13 (31.71%) Finance
7 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
7 13 (31.71%) JSON
8 12 (29.27%) MQSeries
8 12 (29.27%) IBM
8 12 (29.27%) SOA
9 11 (26.83%) Unix
9 11 (26.83%) DataPower
9 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.83%) REST
10 10 (24.39%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 10 (24.39%) EAI
11 9 (21.95%) Oracle
11 9 (21.95%) JMS
11 9 (21.95%) Integration Testing
11 9 (21.95%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (19.51%) SEPA
12 8 (19.51%) SWIFT
12 8 (19.51%) WinSCP
12 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (19.51%) ClearCase
12 8 (19.51%) FTP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
2 12 (29.27%) MQSeries
3 10 (24.39%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 4 (9.76%) CICS
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.44%) GemFire
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.44%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) HTTP
2 8 (19.51%) FTP
2 8 (19.51%) HTTPS
2 8 (19.51%) SSL
2 8 (19.51%) WinSCP
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) DB2
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) ClearCase
1 8 (19.51%) XMLSpy
2 3 (7.32%) StarTeam
2 3 (7.32%) Xcode
3 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.88%) FitNesse
3 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Lombardi
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Integration Specialist
3 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.32%) TIBCO Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) Web Services
2 19 (46.34%) SOAP
3 16 (39.02%) WSDL
4 13 (31.71%) JSON
4 13 (31.71%) XSLT
5 11 (26.83%) REST
6 9 (21.95%) JMS
7 8 (19.51%) Middleware
7 8 (19.51%) XML Schema
8 7 (17.07%) EDI
8 7 (17.07%) XSD
8 7 (17.07%) XSL
9 5 (12.20%) jQuery
9 5 (12.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (9.76%) Ajax
10 4 (9.76%) HTML
10 4 (9.76%) J2EE
10 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (7.32%) HTML5
11 3 (7.32%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) DataPower
2 8 (19.51%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.32%) MVS
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) SDLC
2 12 (29.27%) SOA
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) EAI
5 9 (21.95%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (21.95%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) Information Assurance
7 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.32%) OO
7 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.88%) Android Development
8 2 (4.88%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) Mobile Development
8 2 (4.88%) OOD
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 19 (46.34%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) R
6 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.88%) XPath
6 2 (4.88%) XQuery
7 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) SEPA
2 7 (17.07%) HL7
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) IBM
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) HP
3 8 (19.51%) Remedy
4 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Pega
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Sybase
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
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