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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 40 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 29 73 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.26% 8.57% 5.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 26.16% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £304 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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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
237 279 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.66% 32.75% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 130 98
Average daily rate £325 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 40 (56.34%) Java
2 33 (46.48%) Web Services
3 29 (40.85%) Oracle
4 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
4 27 (38.03%) Finance
5 26 (36.62%) SQL
6 22 (30.99%) HTML
6 22 (30.99%) CSS
7 19 (26.76%) Banking
8 18 (25.35%) Sybase
8 18 (25.35%) XSLT
9 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
10 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
10 16 (22.54%) C#
10 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
10 16 (22.54%) .NET
11 15 (21.13%) JSP
11 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
12 14 (19.72%) OO
12 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.90%) Hibernate
13 12 (16.90%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (15.49%) Investment Banking
14 11 (15.49%) Ajax
14 11 (15.49%) JSON
14 11 (15.49%) Wealth Management
14 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
15 10 (14.08%) UNIX
16 9 (12.68%) XSL
16 9 (12.68%) Servlets

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.04%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 4 (5.63%) CICS
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) Node.js
5 1 (1.41%) GemFire
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) Relational Database
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle Database
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.41%) DataStage
8 1 (1.41%) Redis
8 1 (1.41%) DTS
8 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) CruiseControl
2 5 (7.04%) Selenium
3 4 (5.63%) FitNesse
3 4 (5.63%) Maven
3 4 (5.63%) JIRA
3 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.63%) NUnit
3 4 (5.63%) JUnit
4 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.82%) Hudson
5 2 (2.82%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.82%) Toad
5 2 (2.82%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 27 (38.03%) Finance
2 19 (26.76%) Banking
3 11 (15.49%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Multimedia
4 5 (7.04%) Games
5 2 (2.82%) Front Office
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (70.42%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Designer
5 5 (7.04%) SOA Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) SOA Designer
5 5 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) Web Services
2 22 (30.99%) HTML
2 22 (30.99%) CSS
3 18 (25.35%) XSLT
4 16 (22.54%) .NET
5 15 (21.13%) JSP
6 12 (16.90%) Hibernate
7 11 (15.49%) Ajax
7 11 (15.49%) JSON
8 9 (12.68%) Spring
8 9 (12.68%) Servlets
8 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
8 9 (12.68%) EJB
8 9 (12.68%) XSL
8 9 (12.68%) DHTML
9 7 (9.86%) J2EE
9 7 (9.86%) JDBC
10 6 (8.45%) Middleware
10 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) iPad
2 5 (7.04%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) New Media
4 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) DataPower
5 2 (2.82%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.82%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.41%) Animation
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) BBC
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) UNIX
2 6 (8.45%) Android
3 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.63%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) Linux
5 2 (2.82%) MVS
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Data Modelling
2 14 (19.72%) OO
2 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (15.49%) Wealth Management
5 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.68%) SDLC
6 8 (11.27%) Data Analysis
6 8 (11.27%) SOA
7 7 (9.86%) TDD
7 7 (9.86%) Content Management
7 7 (9.86%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (8.45%) OOD
9 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.04%) ERP
9 5 (7.04%) MVC
9 5 (7.04%) BPEL
9 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.04%) Line Management
9 5 (7.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) Java
2 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
3 26 (36.62%) SQL
4 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
4 16 (22.54%) C#
5 9 (12.68%) VBA
6 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.04%) ActionScript
7 5 (7.04%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) C++
8 2 (2.82%) COBOL
8 2 (2.82%) C
8 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.41%) XPath
9 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Oracle
2 18 (25.35%) Sybase
3 6 (8.45%) IBM
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.63%) Kofax
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.82%) Informatica
8 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.41%) Netezza
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