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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 65 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.91% 8.96% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.72% 25.37% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 16
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 £297 £235 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £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 £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
274 272 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.33% 35.32% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 115 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 31 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 31 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 69 (65.09%) SQL
2 57 (53.77%) Java
3 44 (41.51%) Spring
4 41 (38.68%) Relational Database
4 41 (38.68%) Finance
5 37 (34.91%) Oracle
6 35 (33.02%) JavaScript
6 35 (33.02%) Unit Testing
7 33 (31.13%) Banking
7 33 (31.13%) Web Services
8 32 (30.19%) JMS
9 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
10 30 (28.30%) HTML
11 29 (27.36%) UNIX
12 28 (26.42%) CSS
13 27 (25.47%) C++
13 27 (25.47%) JSP
14 26 (24.53%) J2EE
15 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (21.70%) Perl
16 23 (21.70%) PL/SQL
16 23 (21.70%) XSLT
17 22 (20.75%) MVC
17 22 (20.75%) Shell Script
18 21 (19.81%) RDBMS
18 21 (19.81%) OO
19 20 (18.87%) Hibernate
20 19 (17.92%) Struts
21 18 (16.98%) SOAP
22 17 (16.04%) STL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (16.04%) Tomcat
2 15 (14.15%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.66%) IIS
4 5 (4.72%) Apache
5 2 (1.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.94%) Maximo
2 1 (0.94%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (38.68%) Relational Database
2 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
3 21 (19.81%) RDBMS
4 16 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (8.49%) Oracle Database
6 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.77%) KDB
9 4 (3.77%) DB2
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.89%) Ingres
11 2 (1.89%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.89%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.94%) MySQL
12 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) CruiseControl
1 15 (14.15%) Selenium
2 13 (12.26%) Subversion
3 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
4 8 (7.55%) Ant
5 6 (5.66%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.66%) CppUnit
5 6 (5.66%) GoogleTest
6 4 (3.77%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (3.77%) Maven
7 3 (2.83%) JUnit
8 2 (1.89%) PVCS
8 2 (1.89%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.94%) Toad
9 1 (0.94%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.94%) CodeRush
9 1 (0.94%) QUnit
General
1 41 (38.68%) Finance
2 33 (31.13%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (83.96%) Developer
2 36 (33.96%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.92%) C++ Developer
4 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
4 7 (6.60%) Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Lead Developer
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (3.77%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Programmer
8 3 (2.83%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.83%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Java Programmer
8 3 (2.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (1.89%) PHP Developer
9 2 (1.89%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 2 (1.89%) Informatica Developer
9 2 (1.89%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.51%) Spring
2 33 (31.13%) Web Services
3 32 (30.19%) JMS
4 30 (28.30%) HTML
5 28 (26.42%) CSS
6 27 (25.47%) JSP
7 26 (24.53%) J2EE
8 23 (21.70%) XSLT
9 20 (18.87%) Hibernate
10 19 (17.92%) Struts
11 18 (16.98%) SOAP
12 17 (16.04%) STL
12 17 (16.04%) JDBC
12 17 (16.04%) iBATIS
13 16 (15.09%) Spring MVC
13 16 (15.09%) .NET
13 16 (15.09%) COM+
13 16 (15.09%) DCOM
13 16 (15.09%) Ajax
14 15 (14.15%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.94%) DataPower
3 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.36%) UNIX
2 15 (14.15%) Linux
3 14 (13.21%) Windows
4 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.02%) Unit Testing
2 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.75%) MVC
4 21 (19.81%) OO
5 17 (16.04%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (14.15%) Web Application Development
7 13 (12.26%) Multithreading
8 12 (11.32%) Data Modelling
9 11 (10.38%) SOA
10 10 (9.43%) TDD
10 10 (9.43%) Automated Testing
11 9 (8.49%) ETL
11 9 (8.49%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.60%) Performance Management
13 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.66%) CRM
14 5 (4.72%) Migration
14 5 (4.72%) Wealth Management
14 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (65.09%) SQL
2 57 (53.77%) Java
3 35 (33.02%) JavaScript
4 27 (25.47%) C++
5 23 (21.70%) PL/SQL
5 23 (21.70%) Perl
6 22 (20.75%) Shell Script
7 13 (12.26%) C#
8 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.66%) VBA
10 4 (3.77%) Korn
10 4 (3.77%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.83%) PHP
12 2 (1.89%) C
13 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.94%) Ruby
13 1 (0.94%) Python
13 1 (0.94%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Sun Certification
1 4 (3.77%) OCPJP
2 2 (1.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.94%) MIIS
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (34.91%) Oracle
2 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 14 (13.21%) Sybase
4 10 (9.43%) IBM
5 6 (5.66%) Google
6 5 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.77%) Perforce
7 4 (3.77%) Informatica
7 4 (3.77%) Sun
8 3 (2.83%) SAP
9 2 (1.89%) HP
9 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.89%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.94%) VMware
10 1 (0.94%) Teradata
10 1 (0.94%) Planview
10 1 (0.94%) RightFax
10 1 (0.94%) Open Text
10 1 (0.94%) CA
10 1 (0.94%) Progress
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