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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 18 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 76 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.91% 4.89% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.94% 15.09% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 25
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
293 212 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.35% 32.42% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 98 117
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
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 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 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 19 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 92 (74.80%) SQL
2 67 (54.47%) Java
3 48 (39.02%) Finance
4 47 (38.21%) Relational Database
5 46 (37.40%) Oracle
6 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
6 45 (36.59%) Banking
7 43 (34.96%) Spring
8 40 (32.52%) Unit Testing
8 40 (32.52%) CSS
9 39 (31.71%) Web Services
10 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (30.08%) JavaScript
12 36 (29.27%) C++
12 36 (29.27%) JMS
13 34 (27.64%) PL/SQL
14 33 (26.83%) HTML
14 33 (26.83%) JSP
15 31 (25.20%) SQL Server 2008
16 29 (23.58%) UNIX
17 28 (22.76%) XSLT
17 28 (22.76%) STL
17 28 (22.76%) OO
18 27 (21.95%) J2EE
19 26 (21.14%) HTTP
19 26 (21.14%) Shell Script
19 26 (21.14%) .NET
20 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
21 24 (19.51%) RDBMS
21 24 (19.51%) C#

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 23 (18.70%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.01%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.50%) IIS
4 6 (4.88%) Apache
5 3 (2.44%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (1.63%) CMS
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.63%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.81%) Lync
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.81%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.14%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.21%) Relational Database
2 45 (36.59%) SQL Server
3 31 (25.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (19.51%) RDBMS
5 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
7 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.25%) DB2
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.63%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.63%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.63%) Ingres
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.81%) MySQL
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (17.89%) Visual Studio
2 19 (15.45%) Selenium
2 19 (15.45%) CruiseControl
3 9 (7.32%) Subversion
4 8 (6.50%) GoogleTest
4 8 (6.50%) CppUnit
5 5 (4.07%) Ant
6 4 (3.25%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.63%) JUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Maven
9 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.81%) CodeRush
9 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 48 (39.02%) Finance
2 45 (36.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.44%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.63%) Front Office
4 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 105 (85.37%) Developer
2 40 (32.52%) Java Developer
3 27 (21.95%) C++ Developer
4 17 (13.82%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.94%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Lead Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Senior C++ Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 4 (3.25%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.44%) Business Analyst
11 2 (1.63%) Data Analyst
11 2 (1.63%) C# Developer
11 2 (1.63%) Administrator
11 2 (1.63%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.96%) Spring
2 40 (32.52%) CSS
3 39 (31.71%) Web Services
4 36 (29.27%) JMS
5 33 (26.83%) HTML
5 33 (26.83%) JSP
6 28 (22.76%) XSLT
6 28 (22.76%) STL
7 27 (21.95%) J2EE
8 26 (21.14%) .NET
9 23 (18.70%) DCOM
10 22 (17.89%) Ajax
11 21 (17.07%) COM+
11 21 (17.07%) Struts
11 21 (17.07%) Spring Web Flow
12 20 (16.26%) iBATIS
12 20 (16.26%) JDBC
12 20 (16.26%) Hibernate
13 19 (15.45%) ATL
13 19 (15.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.44%) DataPower
3 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.63%) Clustering
3 2 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.58%) UNIX
2 18 (14.63%) Windows
3 10 (8.13%) Linux
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Unit Testing
2 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.76%) OO
4 23 (18.70%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (17.89%) MVC
6 19 (15.45%) Web Application Development
7 18 (14.63%) Data Modelling
8 16 (13.01%) Multithreading
9 15 (12.20%) SOA
10 13 (10.57%) TDD
11 12 (9.76%) Automated Testing
11 12 (9.76%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (7.32%) Wealth Management
12 9 (7.32%) ETL
12 9 (7.32%) Migration
13 8 (6.50%) Performance Management
13 8 (6.50%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (5.69%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
15 6 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 92 (74.80%) SQL
2 67 (54.47%) Java
3 37 (30.08%) JavaScript
4 36 (29.27%) C++
5 34 (27.64%) PL/SQL
6 26 (21.14%) Shell Script
7 24 (19.51%) C#
8 23 (18.70%) Perl
9 16 (13.01%) T-SQL
10 11 (8.94%) VBA
11 4 (3.25%) Apex Code
12 3 (2.44%) PHP
13 2 (1.63%) C
13 2 (1.63%) SOQL
14 1 (0.81%) Clojure
14 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.81%) MIIS
Vendors
1 46 (37.40%) Oracle
2 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.20%) Sybase
4 13 (10.57%) IBM
5 10 (8.13%) Google
6 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.25%) Informatica
7 4 (3.25%) Perforce
8 3 (2.44%) RightFax
8 3 (2.44%) SAP
8 3 (2.44%) Open Text
9 2 (1.63%) HP
9 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.63%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.63%) JBoss
9 2 (1.63%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.63%) Kony
10 1 (0.81%) Planview
10 1 (0.81%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.81%) Progress
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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