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 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 33 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing XML 41 41 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.59% 5.78% 13.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.89% 14.19% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 64
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £401 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
217 289 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.27% 40.76% 43.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 180 187
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £269 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -15.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 May 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 5 May 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 46 (50.55%) Java
2 44 (48.35%) SQL
3 38 (41.76%) Web Services
4 35 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 34 (37.36%) Finance
6 31 (34.07%) HTML
7 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
8 28 (30.77%) .NET
9 27 (29.67%) C#
10 26 (28.57%) Relational Database
11 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (26.37%) HTTP
13 23 (25.27%) Data Modelling
13 23 (25.27%) Oracle
14 21 (23.08%) PL/SQL
14 21 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (20.88%) Banking
16 18 (19.78%) C++
16 18 (19.78%) CSS
17 17 (18.68%) Sybase
18 16 (17.58%) Unit Testing
19 15 (16.48%) JSP
20 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio
20 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
20 14 (15.38%) OO
20 14 (15.38%) JSON
20 14 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
20 14 (15.38%) REST
21 13 (14.29%) RDBMS
21 13 (14.29%) Microsoft

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.40%) CMS
2 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.30%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Taleo
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 26 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 21 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.40%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.59%) Selenium
3 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.40%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.40%) CruiseControl
5 3 (3.30%) Subversion
5 3 (3.30%) Maven
5 3 (3.30%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
6 2 (2.20%) JUnit
6 2 (2.20%) NUnit
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.20%) Toad
6 2 (2.20%) JDeveloper
6 2 (2.20%) Android Studio
6 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.20%) Hudson
7 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.10%) Mockito
7 1 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 19 (20.88%) Banking
3 11 (12.09%) Front Office
4 6 (6.59%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (64.84%) Developer
2 16 (17.58%) Senior Developer
2 16 (17.58%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) Development Specialist
6 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) SQL Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.49%) Senior C++ Developer
8 5 (5.49%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Data Integration Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (2.20%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.76%) Web Services
2 31 (34.07%) HTML
3 28 (30.77%) .NET
4 18 (19.78%) CSS
5 15 (16.48%) JSP
6 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 14 (15.38%) JSON
6 14 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
6 14 (15.38%) REST
7 12 (13.19%) HTML5
7 12 (13.19%) SOAP
7 12 (13.19%) STL
8 10 (10.99%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.99%) DHTML
8 10 (10.99%) EJB
8 10 (10.99%) Servlets
8 10 (10.99%) XSL
8 10 (10.99%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.79%) XSLT
9 8 (8.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Web 2.0
2 5 (5.49%) Fixed Income
2 5 (5.49%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (2.20%) Social Network
5 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) iPhone
6 1 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.10%) iPad
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) UNIX
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Android
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) Data Modelling
3 16 (17.58%) Unit Testing
4 14 (15.38%) OO
5 12 (13.19%) SOA
6 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (9.89%) ETL
7 9 (9.89%) TDD
7 9 (9.89%) Wealth Management
8 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.79%) OOD
8 8 (8.79%) Change Management
9 7 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.59%) Coaching
11 5 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.49%) MVC
11 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.55%) Java
2 44 (48.35%) SQL
3 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
4 27 (29.67%) C#
5 21 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 18 (19.78%) C++
7 10 (10.99%) T-SQL
7 10 (10.99%) VBA
8 5 (5.49%) XPath
9 4 (4.40%) VB6
9 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.40%) VB
9 4 (4.40%) Perl
10 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.10%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Oracle
2 17 (18.68%) Sybase
3 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.89%) IBM
5 8 (8.79%) Kofax
6 3 (3.30%) Informatica
7 1 (1.10%) Netezza
7 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
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