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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 30 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing XML 40 117 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.79% 12.79% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.60% 30.31% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 56 24
Average daily rate £314 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.40 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
274 386 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.65% 42.19% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 173 87
Average daily rate £325 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.89 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% -36.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 64 (64.00%) Java
2 49 (49.00%) HTML
3 46 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 46 (46.00%) Oracle
4 42 (42.00%) Spring
5 40 (40.00%) SQL
6 38 (38.00%) Finance
6 38 (38.00%) Relational Database
7 30 (30.00%) RDBMS
7 30 (30.00%) Oracle Database
8 29 (29.00%) Hibernate
8 29 (29.00%) SQL Server
8 29 (29.00%) .NET
8 29 (29.00%) J2EE
9 27 (27.00%) C#
9 27 (27.00%) JSP
9 27 (27.00%) XSLT
10 23 (23.00%) JSF
11 22 (22.00%) Subversion
11 22 (22.00%) Windows
11 22 (22.00%) Eclipse
12 21 (21.00%) MVC
12 21 (21.00%) UNIX
12 21 (21.00%) JSTL
13 20 (20.00%) Web Services
13 20 (20.00%) OO
14 19 (19.00%) Servlets
15 18 (18.00%) Maven
16 17 (17.00%) Unit Testing
16 17 (17.00%) Microsoft

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.00%) CMS
2 6 (6.00%) IIS
2 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.00%) Apache
5 3 (3.00%) LiveLink
6 2 (2.00%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.00%) Lync
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) X.500
2 1 (1.00%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.00%) Relational Database
2 30 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 30 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 29 (29.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.00%) MySQL
4 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.00%) Star Schema
7 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.00%) IDOL
8 4 (4.00%) KDB
9 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.00%) PowerCenter
10 2 (2.00%) Ingres
10 2 (2.00%) MarkLogic
11 1 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (22.00%) Eclipse
1 22 (22.00%) Subversion
2 18 (18.00%) Maven
3 14 (14.00%) Ant
4 7 (7.00%) Selenium
5 6 (6.00%) JUnit
6 4 (4.00%) JDeveloper
6 4 (4.00%) WATIR
6 4 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
6 4 (4.00%) RSpec
6 4 (4.00%) JBehave
6 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.00%) Gradle
6 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.00%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.00%) PVCS
7 3 (3.00%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.00%) JIRA
8 2 (2.00%) FitNesse
General
1 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Front Office
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 71 (71.00%) Developer
2 35 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.00%) Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Programmer
4 10 (10.00%) Java Programmer
5 9 (9.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 6 (6.00%) Consultant
8 6 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Senior Programmer
9 5 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Designer
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Java Programmer
10 4 (4.00%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (49.00%) HTML
2 42 (42.00%) Spring
3 29 (29.00%) Hibernate
3 29 (29.00%) .NET
3 29 (29.00%) J2EE
4 27 (27.00%) JSP
4 27 (27.00%) XSLT
5 23 (23.00%) JSF
6 21 (21.00%) JSTL
7 20 (20.00%) Web Services
8 19 (19.00%) Servlets
9 16 (16.00%) Struts
9 16 (16.00%) JMS
10 15 (15.00%) Ajax
10 15 (15.00%) CSS
11 14 (14.00%) EJB
12 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET
13 12 (12.00%) Tapestry
14 11 (11.00%) .NET Framework
14 11 (11.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (3.00%) Social Network
3 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
4 1 (1.00%) W3C
4 1 (1.00%) AS400
4 1 (1.00%) Equities
4 1 (1.00%) PACS
4 1 (1.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) Windows
2 21 (21.00%) UNIX
3 14 (14.00%) Linux
4 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) MVC
2 20 (20.00%) OO
3 17 (17.00%) Unit Testing
4 14 (14.00%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.00%) SOA
6 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.00%) TDD
8 8 (8.00%) ETL
9 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.00%) Web Development
10 6 (6.00%) Data Management
10 6 (6.00%) Content Management
10 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.00%) OOP
11 5 (5.00%) Scrum
12 4 (4.00%) OOD
12 4 (4.00%) Project Management
12 4 (4.00%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 64 (64.00%) Java
2 46 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 40 (40.00%) SQL
4 27 (27.00%) C#
5 11 (11.00%) Perl
6 10 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (9.00%) C++
8 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.00%) Python
8 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.00%) Korn
9 4 (4.00%) XPath
9 4 (4.00%) Groovy
10 3 (3.00%) XQuery
10 3 (3.00%) VB
10 3 (3.00%) PHP
11 2 (2.00%) C
11 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Sun Certification
1 13 (13.00%) OCPJP
2 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) Degree
3 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.00%) Puppet
2 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.00%) MIIS
Vendors
1 46 (46.00%) Oracle
2 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.00%) Sun
4 9 (9.00%) IBM
5 8 (8.00%) Sybase
6 5 (5.00%) HP
6 5 (5.00%) VMware
6 5 (5.00%) Meridio
7 3 (3.00%) Kofax
7 3 (3.00%) JBoss
8 2 (2.00%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.00%) Informatica
8 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.00%) Progress
9 1 (1.00%) CA
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