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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 18 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 72 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.31% 6.81% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.44% 20.70% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £445 £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 £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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
283 227 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.68% 32.90% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 100 85
Average daily rate £358 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 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 August 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 76 (69.09%) SQL
2 59 (53.64%) Java
3 40 (36.36%) Finance
3 40 (36.36%) Spring
3 40 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 39 (35.45%) Banking
5 38 (34.55%) Oracle
6 37 (33.64%) Unit Testing
7 35 (31.82%) Web Services
8 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
8 34 (30.91%) CSS
9 33 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 33 (30.00%) JMS
10 31 (28.18%) UNIX
10 31 (28.18%) C++
11 28 (25.45%) PL/SQL
12 27 (24.55%) JSP
13 26 (23.64%) XSLT
13 26 (23.64%) HTML
14 25 (22.73%) Perl
14 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (21.82%) OO
15 24 (21.82%) Shell Script
16 23 (20.91%) J2EE
17 21 (19.09%) STL
17 21 (19.09%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (19.09%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (17.27%) iBATIS
18 19 (17.27%) SOAP
18 19 (17.27%) HTTP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (16.36%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.55%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.27%) IIS
4 4 (3.64%) Apache
5 2 (1.82%) CMS
5 2 (1.82%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.91%) Lync
6 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.91%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 34 (30.91%) SQL Server
3 21 (19.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (16.36%) RDBMS
5 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.64%) DB2
8 4 (3.64%) KDB
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.82%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.82%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.82%) Ingres
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.91%) MySQL
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) CruiseControl
1 17 (15.45%) Selenium
2 14 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.18%) Subversion
4 6 (5.45%) CppUnit
4 6 (5.45%) GoogleTest
5 5 (4.55%) Ant
6 4 (3.64%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (2.73%) JUnit
7 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.91%) CodeRush
8 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.91%) Maven
8 1 (0.91%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.91%) Toad
8 1 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 40 (36.36%) Finance
2 39 (35.45%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 95 (86.36%) Developer
2 36 (32.73%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.91%) C++ Developer
4 11 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.18%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (3.64%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.73%) Team Leader
9 3 (2.73%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.82%) C# Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Data Analyst
10 2 (1.82%) Informatica Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Java Programmer
10 2 (1.82%) ETL Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.36%) Spring
2 35 (31.82%) Web Services
3 34 (30.91%) CSS
4 33 (30.00%) JMS
5 27 (24.55%) JSP
6 26 (23.64%) XSLT
6 26 (23.64%) HTML
7 23 (20.91%) J2EE
8 21 (19.09%) STL
9 19 (17.27%) iBATIS
9 19 (17.27%) SOAP
9 19 (17.27%) .NET
9 19 (17.27%) JDBC
9 19 (17.27%) DCOM
10 18 (16.36%) COM+
10 18 (16.36%) Ajax
11 17 (15.45%) Spring MVC
11 17 (15.45%) Spring Web Flow
11 17 (15.45%) GWT
11 17 (15.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.91%) DataPower
3 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.18%) UNIX
2 16 (14.55%) Windows
3 14 (12.73%) Linux
4 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Unit Testing
2 25 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.82%) OO
4 21 (19.09%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (16.36%) MVC
6 17 (15.45%) Web Application Development
7 16 (14.55%) Data Modelling
8 14 (12.73%) Multithreading
9 11 (10.00%) SOA
10 10 (9.09%) TDD
10 10 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 10 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (7.27%) ETL
11 8 (7.27%) Performance Management
12 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.36%) Wealth Management
12 7 (6.36%) Migration
13 6 (5.45%) CRM
13 6 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
14 5 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 76 (69.09%) SQL
2 59 (53.64%) Java
3 33 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (28.18%) C++
5 28 (25.45%) PL/SQL
6 25 (22.73%) Perl
7 24 (21.82%) Shell Script
8 17 (15.45%) C#
9 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
9 9 (8.18%) VBA
10 4 (3.64%) Korn
10 4 (3.64%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.73%) PHP
12 2 (1.82%) C
13 1 (0.91%) Clojure
13 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.91%) MIIS
1 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (34.55%) Oracle
2 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.45%) Sybase
4 10 (9.09%) IBM
5 6 (5.45%) Google
6 5 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.64%) Perforce
7 4 (3.64%) Informatica
8 3 (2.73%) SAP
9 2 (1.82%) Open Text
9 2 (1.82%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.82%) HP
9 2 (1.82%) RightFax
10 1 (0.91%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.91%) Planview
10 1 (0.91%) Progress
10 1 (0.91%) Teradata
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