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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 26 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 51 62 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.73% 10.53% 9.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.47% 36.26% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 41
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£388 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.47% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.69 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
227 171 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.95% 29.03% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 160
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £395 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 54 (51.43%) SQL
2 49 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 47 (44.76%) Java
4 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 39 (37.14%) HTML
4 39 (37.14%) HTTP
5 37 (35.24%) Web Services
6 34 (32.38%) C#
7 33 (31.43%) .NET
7 33 (31.43%) Finance
7 33 (31.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (29.52%) C++
9 28 (26.67%) CSS
9 28 (26.67%) Relational Database
10 27 (25.71%) Oracle
10 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
11 26 (24.76%) Visual Studio
11 26 (24.76%) FIX Protocol
12 25 (23.81%) Banking
13 24 (22.86%) STL
14 22 (20.95%) T-SQL
15 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 21 (20.00%) Unit Testing
16 20 (19.05%) JSP
17 19 (18.10%) PL/SQL
17 19 (18.10%) Data Modelling
17 19 (18.10%) REST
17 19 (18.10%) HTML5
18 17 (16.19%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (12.38%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.76%) CMS
3 4 (3.81%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.90%) LiveLink
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.90%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.95%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.95%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 33 (31.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 13 (12.38%) RDBMS
5 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.95%) Big Data
11 1 (0.95%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.95%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.95%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.62%) CruiseControl
2 8 (7.62%) Selenium
3 2 (1.90%) JUnit
3 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.90%) GoogleTest
3 2 (1.90%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.95%) Mockito
4 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.95%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.95%) Hudson
4 1 (0.95%) Maven
4 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 33 (31.43%) Finance
2 25 (23.81%) Banking
3 13 (12.38%) Front Office
4 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (68.57%) Developer
2 25 (23.81%) Senior Developer
2 25 (23.81%) C++ Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Development Specialist
5 11 (10.48%) Senior C++ Developer
6 8 (7.62%) SQL Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.71%) Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.81%) ETL Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Senior SQL Developer
11 3 (2.86%) .NET Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Consultant
12 2 (1.90%) Administrator
12 2 (1.90%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.14%) HTML
2 37 (35.24%) Web Services
3 33 (31.43%) .NET
4 28 (26.67%) CSS
5 26 (24.76%) FIX Protocol
6 24 (22.86%) STL
7 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 20 (19.05%) JSP
9 19 (18.10%) REST
9 19 (18.10%) HTML5
10 17 (16.19%) XSLT
11 15 (14.29%) JMS
12 14 (13.33%) DCOM
12 14 (13.33%) Ajax
13 13 (12.38%) AngularJS
13 13 (12.38%) SOAP
14 12 (11.43%) Hibernate
14 12 (11.43%) COM+
14 12 (11.43%) Servlets
14 12 (11.43%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Social Network
2 4 (3.81%) Web 2.0
3 3 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.90%) DataPower
5 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Windows
2 11 (10.48%) UNIX
3 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 19 (18.10%) Data Modelling
4 15 (14.29%) OO
5 11 (10.48%) MVC
6 10 (9.52%) ETL
6 10 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.62%) SOA
7 8 (7.62%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (7.62%) Web Application Development
8 7 (6.67%) TDD
9 6 (5.71%) Migration
9 6 (5.71%) Wealth Management
9 6 (5.71%) Coaching
10 5 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (4.76%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.81%) Change Management
11 4 (3.81%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.43%) SQL
2 47 (44.76%) Java
3 39 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 34 (32.38%) C#
5 31 (29.52%) C++
6 22 (20.95%) T-SQL
7 19 (18.10%) PL/SQL
8 9 (8.57%) VBA
8 9 (8.57%) Shell Script
9 8 (7.62%) Perl
10 5 (4.76%) XPath
11 4 (3.81%) VB6
11 4 (3.81%) VB
11 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.95%) Scala
12 1 (0.95%) VBScript
12 1 (0.95%) COBOL
12 1 (0.95%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (0.95%) MCITP
1 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
1 1 (0.95%) MCSA
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Oracle
2 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.43%) IBM
4 10 (9.52%) Sybase
5 4 (3.81%) Kofax
5 4 (3.81%) Google
6 3 (2.86%) SAP
6 3 (2.86%) Informatica
7 2 (1.90%) Open Text
7 2 (1.90%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.90%) RightFax
7 2 (1.90%) Kony
8 1 (0.95%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.95%) Planview
8 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.95%) HP
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