Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 52 43
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 72 59 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.94% 3.75% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.74% 10.28% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 15
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +22.26%
10th Percentile £329 £325 £355
90th Percentile £548 £538 £498
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.34 £35.00 £52.17
% change year-on-year -36.19% -32.91% -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 565 574 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.78% 36.47% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 348 255
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £304
90th Percentile £575 £538 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £15.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +295.00% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £57.50 £14.49
90th Percentile £36.55 £62.50 £17.24
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £23.59 £43.39
% change year-on-year +48.40% -45.64% +22.23%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Glasgow

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Glasgow

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Glasgow

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for XML.

1 39 (54.17%) JSON
2 35 (48.61%) REST
3 33 (45.83%) Java
4 32 (44.44%) Web Services
5 30 (41.67%) SOAP
6 28 (38.89%) C#
6 28 (38.89%) SQL
7 27 (37.50%) Migration
8 23 (31.94%) Data Migration
9 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (23.61%) Workflow
11 17 (23.61%) CRM
11 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
12 16 (22.22%) Oracle
12 16 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
12 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 16 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
13 15 (20.83%) Workflow Development
14 14 (19.44%) Android
14 14 (19.44%) Finance
15 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
16 12 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
16 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (16.67%) HTML
17 11 (15.28%) Eclipse
17 11 (15.28%) JIRA
17 11 (15.28%) Spring
17 11 (15.28%) Banking

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.72%) MQSeries
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) Anypoint
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Firebase
2 5 (6.94%) GitHub
2 5 (6.94%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.17%) Google Pay
3 3 (4.17%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) SSL
2 3 (4.17%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.17%) NFC
3 2 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.94%) SQLite
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.78%) DB2
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.28%) Eclipse
2 11 (15.28%) JIRA
3 10 (13.89%) Android Studio
4 7 (9.72%) JUnit
5 6 (8.33%) Xcode
6 5 (6.94%) CocoaPods
7 4 (5.56%) Gradle
7 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.56%) Maven
7 4 (5.56%) Mockito
7 4 (5.56%) Subversion
8 3 (4.17%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.78%) Ant
9 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.78%) JDeveloper
9 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.39%) Axure RP
10 1 (1.39%) Hudson
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Front Office
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (80.56%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) CRM Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Android Developer
4 10 (13.89%) iOS Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Integration Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Designer
8 3 (4.17%) Objective-C Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) JSON
2 35 (48.61%) REST
3 32 (44.44%) Web Services
4 30 (41.67%) SOAP
5 12 (16.67%) HTML
6 11 (15.28%) Spring
7 10 (13.89%) Android SDK
8 9 (12.50%) iOS SDK
9 8 (11.11%) Cocoa
9 8 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (11.11%) WSDL
10 6 (8.33%) .NET
11 5 (6.94%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (6.94%) Google Maps API
11 5 (6.94%) JMS
11 5 (6.94%) RESTful
11 5 (6.94%) XML Schema
12 3 (4.17%) CSS
12 3 (4.17%) HTML5
12 3 (4.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (5.56%) User Experience
6 3 (4.17%) Derivative
6 3 (4.17%) Digital Wallet
6 3 (4.17%) Equities
6 3 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.17%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.39%) Animation
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Android
2 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.72%) Linux
4 5 (6.94%) Unix
5 4 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Migration
2 23 (31.94%) Data Migration
3 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.61%) CRM
4 17 (23.61%) Workflow
5 16 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
5 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 15 (20.83%) Workflow Development
7 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (15.28%) Android Development
9 10 (13.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 10 (13.89%) ETL
9 10 (13.89%) iOS Development
10 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 9 (12.50%) MVC
10 9 (12.50%) MVVM
11 7 (9.72%) Data Management
11 7 (9.72%) OO
11 7 (9.72%) Project Management
11 7 (9.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) Java
2 28 (38.89%) C#
2 28 (38.89%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.89%) Apple Swift
4 10 (13.89%) Objective-C
4 10 (13.89%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) C++
6 1 (1.39%) Python
6 1 (1.39%) R
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Control-M
1 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) Google
4 7 (9.72%) Sybase
5 6 (8.33%) Apple
6 3 (4.17%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.17%) Samsung
6 3 (4.17%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) SAP