Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 65 55
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 61 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.55% 2.32% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.27% 6.56% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 12
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £363 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -4.92% +1.67%
10th Percentile £366 £250 £263
90th Percentile £568 £488 £514
Scotland median daily rate £425 £362 £340
% change year-on-year +17.57% +6.32% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - £52.00

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 594 442 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.62% 35.42% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 279 180
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £323 £300 £270
90th Percentile £550 £514 £475
Scotland median daily rate £424 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +13.07% +6.23% -5.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £19.25 £15.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.37% +22.89% -71.53%
10th Percentile £18.83 £13.27 £14.00
90th Percentile £41.13 £25.00 £17.32
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +61.46% -43.53% +5.25%

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018, 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 38 (62.30%) JSON
1 38 (62.30%) Java
2 29 (47.54%) REST
3 28 (45.90%) Web Services
4 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (42.62%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (40.98%) Unit Testing
5 25 (40.98%) SOAP
6 23 (37.70%) TDD
6 23 (37.70%) MVC
7 22 (36.07%) Banking
7 22 (36.07%) Spring
7 22 (36.07%) MVVM
8 21 (34.43%) Finance
9 20 (32.79%) SQL
10 19 (31.15%) Oracle
11 18 (29.51%) OO
11 18 (29.51%) Mobile Banking
12 14 (22.95%) Linux
12 14 (22.95%) Scrum
13 13 (21.31%) Unix
13 13 (21.31%) Eclipse
14 12 (19.67%) DB2
14 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
14 12 (19.67%) Xcode
14 12 (19.67%) Objective-C
14 12 (19.67%) Apple iOS
14 12 (19.67%) iOS SDK
14 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
14 12 (19.67%) Android

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 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) InfoPath
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) AquaLogic BPM
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) Apple Pay
2 1 (1.64%) Firebase
2 1 (1.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.64%) Google Pay
2 1 (1.64%) npm
2 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.64%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.28%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) DB2
1 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) Pentaho
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.64%) KDB
4 1 (1.64%) Kdb+
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Eclipse
2 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.67%) Xcode
3 11 (18.03%) Android Studio
3 11 (18.03%) Maven
4 8 (13.11%) Gradle
4 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.20%) Ant
5 5 (8.20%) JIRA
6 3 (4.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) Axure RP
7 2 (3.28%) Hudson
7 2 (3.28%) JDeveloper
7 2 (3.28%) Subversion
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) CocoaPods
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 22 (36.07%) Banking
2 21 (34.43%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.67%) iOS Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Android Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Objective-C Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Core Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Angular Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Office 365 Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) JSON
2 29 (47.54%) REST
3 28 (45.90%) Web Services
4 25 (40.98%) SOAP
5 22 (36.07%) Spring
6 12 (19.67%) iOS SDK
7 11 (18.03%) Android SDK
7 11 (18.03%) Cocoa
8 10 (16.39%) Hibernate
9 9 (14.75%) HTML
10 8 (13.11%) JMS
11 7 (11.48%) Apache Camel
11 7 (11.48%) Apache MINA
11 7 (11.48%) CSS
12 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.20%) HTML5
12 5 (8.20%) XSLT
13 4 (6.56%) .NET
13 4 (6.56%) J2EE
13 4 (6.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (29.51%) Mobile Banking
3 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.48%) Reference Data
4 7 (11.48%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.56%) Smartphone
6 3 (4.92%) Derivative
7 2 (3.28%) Digital Wallet
7 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.28%) User Experience
8 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.64%) Blog
8 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.64%) DTCC
8 1 (1.64%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) Unix
3 12 (19.67%) Android
3 12 (19.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) Windows
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Unit Testing
3 23 (37.70%) MVC
3 23 (37.70%) TDD
4 22 (36.07%) MVVM
5 18 (29.51%) OO
6 14 (22.95%) Scrum
7 12 (19.67%) Android Development
7 12 (19.67%) iOS Development
7 12 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.48%) BPMN
9 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
9 7 (11.48%) OOP
10 6 (9.84%) ETL
11 5 (8.20%) Microservices
11 5 (8.20%) Migration
11 5 (8.20%) UML
12 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
12 4 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (62.30%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 12 (19.67%) Apple Swift
3 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.67%) Objective-C
4 10 (16.39%) Perl
4 10 (16.39%) Python
5 7 (11.48%) XPath
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.56%) C
7 4 (6.56%) C#
8 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.28%) VB
9 2 (3.28%) VBScript
10 1 (1.64%) C++
10 1 (1.64%) Java 8
10 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) IBM
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Informatica
5 2 (3.28%) Apple
5 2 (3.28%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) Perforce
6 1 (1.64%) Lotus
6 1 (1.64%) Nintex
6 1 (1.64%) Samsung
6 1 (1.64%) Twitter