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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19  
Contract jobs citing XML 27 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.06% 3.85% 5.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.85% 12.05% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 21
Median daily rate £403 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 274 224 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 41.20% 31.95% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 151 94
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for XML.

1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 27 (60.00%) Java
2 27 (60.00%) OO
3 26 (57.78%) SOAP
3 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (55.56%) JSON
5 23 (51.11%) Unix
6 22 (48.89%) Spring
7 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
8 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
9 16 (35.56%) Scrum
9 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
10 15 (33.33%) DB2
10 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (31.11%) Shell Script
12 13 (28.89%) MVC
12 13 (28.89%) Finance
12 13 (28.89%) Perforce
12 13 (28.89%) OOA/OOD
12 13 (28.89%) Banking
12 13 (28.89%) Maven
12 13 (28.89%) Hudson
13 12 (26.67%) Ant
13 12 (26.67%) OOD
14 11 (24.44%) Gradle
14 11 (24.44%) Protocol Buffers
15 10 (22.22%) iOS Development
15 10 (22.22%) Apple iOS
15 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (20.00%) Cocoa

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 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) iTunes
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
2 15 (33.33%) DB2
3 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.67%) KDB
4 3 (6.67%) Kdb+
4 3 (6.67%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
3 13 (28.89%) Hudson
3 13 (28.89%) Maven
4 12 (26.67%) Ant
5 11 (24.44%) Gradle
6 3 (6.67%) Xcode
7 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (4.44%) Subversion
8 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.22%) Concordion
8 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.22%) JBehave
8 1 (2.22%) Mockito
8 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Selenium
8 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (28.89%) Banking
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 22 (48.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) iOS Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.22%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.22%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) SOAP
2 25 (55.56%) JSON
3 22 (48.89%) Spring
4 11 (24.44%) Protocol Buffers
5 9 (20.00%) Cocoa
6 8 (17.78%) Cocoa Touch
6 8 (17.78%) Core Data
7 7 (15.56%) CSS
7 7 (15.56%) JSP
7 7 (15.56%) UIKit
8 6 (13.33%) HTML
9 5 (11.11%) Web Services
10 4 (8.89%) WSDL
11 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
11 3 (6.67%) JMS
11 3 (6.67%) REST
12 2 (4.44%) Ajax
12 2 (4.44%) Apache Felix
12 2 (4.44%) Apache Sling
12 2 (4.44%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) iPad
1 9 (20.00%) iPhone
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Animation
4 2 (4.44%) Apple TV
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) W3C
5 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Unix
2 10 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) OO
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Scrum
4 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (28.89%) MVC
5 13 (28.89%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (26.67%) OOD
7 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (22.22%) iOS Development
8 8 (17.78%) Data Protection
8 8 (17.78%) Refactoring
9 7 (15.56%) SDLC
10 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (11.11%) Microservices
11 5 (11.11%) Multithreading
11 5 (11.11%) SOA
11 5 (11.11%) Web Development
12 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 27 (60.00%) Java
3 14 (31.11%) Shell Script
4 9 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 8 (17.78%) Apple Swift
6 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.89%) C++
8 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.44%) C#
9 2 (4.44%) Groovy
9 2 (4.44%) Jython
9 2 (4.44%) Korn
10 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) PHP
10 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (20.00%) EMIR
1 9 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (2.22%) Basel III
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Perforce
2 9 (20.00%) Sybase
3 3 (6.67%) Apple
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Adobe
4 2 (4.44%) OpenText
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter