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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 23 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing XML 59 91 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.48% 11.26% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.45% 29.64% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
275 307 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.85% 38.00% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 122 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 67 (67.68%) SQL
2 55 (55.56%) Java
3 43 (43.43%) Spring
4 37 (37.37%) Finance
4 37 (37.37%) Relational Database
5 36 (36.36%) Oracle
6 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
7 33 (33.33%) Banking
8 31 (31.31%) Unit Testing
9 30 (30.30%) HTML
9 30 (30.30%) JMS
10 29 (29.29%) Web Services
11 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
11 28 (28.28%) UNIX
12 26 (26.26%) CSS
13 25 (25.25%) J2EE
13 25 (25.25%) JSP
14 24 (24.24%) XSLT
15 22 (22.22%) Perl
15 22 (22.22%) PL/SQL
15 22 (22.22%) MVC
15 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (21.21%) C++
16 21 (21.21%) OO
17 20 (20.20%) RDBMS
17 20 (20.20%) Shell Script
18 19 (19.19%) Hibernate
19 18 (18.18%) Struts
20 17 (17.17%) .NET
21 16 (16.16%) JDBC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 14 (14.14%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.08%) IIS
4 5 (5.05%) Apache
5 4 (4.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.01%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.01%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.37%) Relational Database
2 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
3 20 (20.20%) RDBMS
4 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.04%) KDB
8 4 (4.04%) DB2
9 3 (3.03%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.02%) PowerCenter
10 2 (2.02%) Ingres
10 2 (2.02%) MySQL
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Selenium
2 14 (14.14%) CruiseControl
2 14 (14.14%) Subversion
3 8 (8.08%) Ant
4 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.05%) Maven
6 4 (4.04%) GoogleTest
6 4 (4.04%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (4.04%) JUnit
6 4 (4.04%) CppUnit
7 2 (2.02%) PVCS
7 2 (2.02%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.01%) Toad
8 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.01%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.01%) RSpec
8 1 (1.01%) JBehave
General
1 37 (37.37%) Finance
2 33 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (84.85%) Developer
2 35 (35.35%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.16%) C++ Developer
4 7 (7.07%) Analyst
4 7 (7.07%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Developer
5 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Programmer
7 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Java Programmer
7 3 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.02%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (2.02%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (2.02%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.43%) Spring
2 30 (30.30%) JMS
2 30 (30.30%) HTML
3 29 (29.29%) Web Services
4 26 (26.26%) CSS
5 25 (25.25%) JSP
5 25 (25.25%) J2EE
6 24 (24.24%) XSLT
7 19 (19.19%) Hibernate
8 18 (18.18%) Struts
9 17 (17.17%) .NET
10 16 (16.16%) SOAP
10 16 (16.16%) JDBC
10 16 (16.16%) iBATIS
11 15 (15.15%) Spring MVC
11 15 (15.15%) Ajax
12 14 (14.14%) Spring Web Flow
12 14 (14.14%) GWT
13 11 (11.11%) Servlets
13 11 (11.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.01%) DataPower
3 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.28%) UNIX
2 16 (16.16%) Linux
3 12 (12.12%) Windows
4 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) Unit Testing
2 22 (22.22%) MVC
2 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.21%) OO
4 14 (14.14%) Web Application Development
5 13 (13.13%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (11.11%) SOA
6 11 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 9 (9.09%) TDD
7 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.08%) Automated Testing
8 8 (8.08%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.07%) ETL
10 6 (6.06%) CRM
10 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.05%) Migration
11 5 (5.05%) Web Development
11 5 (5.05%) Wealth Management
11 5 (5.05%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.68%) SQL
2 55 (55.56%) Java
3 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.22%) Perl
4 22 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 21 (21.21%) C++
6 20 (20.20%) Shell Script
7 12 (12.12%) C#
8 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.05%) VBA
9 4 (4.04%) Korn
9 4 (4.04%) Apex Code
10 3 (3.03%) PHP
11 2 (2.02%) C
11 2 (2.02%) Python
12 1 (1.01%) Groovy
12 1 (1.01%) Ruby
12 1 (1.01%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Sun Certification
1 4 (4.04%) OCPJP
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) MIIS
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) Sybase
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.07%) IBM
4 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.04%) Perforce
5 4 (4.04%) Google
5 4 (4.04%) Sun
6 3 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.02%) VMware
7 2 (2.02%) Informatica
7 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.01%) Open Text
8 1 (1.01%) Teradata
8 1 (1.01%) RightFax
8 1 (1.01%) CA
8 1 (1.01%) Progress
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