Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 44 72
Rank change year-on-year -1 +28 -16
Contract jobs citing XML 46 74 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.73% 4.96% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.80% 13.86% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 47 10
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £450 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +33.83% -11.80%
10th Percentile £390 £362 £250
90th Percentile £551 £575 £439
Scotland median daily rate £440 £435 £353
% change year-on-year +1.15% +23.40% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 426 534 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.52% 35.77% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 339 257
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +8.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £556 £464
Scotland median daily rate £440 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.55% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -37.50% +38.57%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +45.83% -53.85%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020, 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 34 (73.91%) SOAP
2 27 (58.70%) Linux
3 26 (56.52%) JSON
4 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (52.17%) Java
4 24 (52.17%) SQL
5 22 (47.83%) Web Services
5 22 (47.83%) REST
6 18 (39.13%) Finance
7 17 (36.96%) Spring
8 15 (32.61%) Unix
8 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
9 14 (30.43%) J2EE
10 13 (28.26%) SDLC
11 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
12 11 (23.91%) TDD
12 11 (23.91%) CSS
12 11 (23.91%) HTML
12 11 (23.91%) BDD
12 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (21.74%) Public Sector
13 10 (21.74%) Windows
13 10 (21.74%) OOP
13 10 (21.74%) Pair Programming
13 10 (21.74%) SSH
13 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
13 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (21.74%) JPA
14 8 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ

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 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) MQSeries
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.35%) WordPress
6 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (4.35%) AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Boomi
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
1 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) SSH
2 7 (15.22%) HTTP
3 5 (10.87%) SSL
4 2 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) DB2
2 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.35%) DataStage
4 2 (4.35%) GIS
4 2 (4.35%) Power BI
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Maven
2 5 (10.87%) Ant
2 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) JUnit
3 4 (8.70%) Axure RP
3 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.35%) ERwin
5 2 (4.35%) Gradle
5 2 (4.35%) gulp
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Toad
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) Hudson
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Architect
4 6 (13.04%) React Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Architect
6 3 (6.52%) ITSM Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Pega Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (73.91%) SOAP
2 26 (56.52%) JSON
3 22 (47.83%) REST
3 22 (47.83%) Web Services
4 17 (36.96%) Spring
5 14 (30.43%) J2EE
6 11 (23.91%) CSS
6 11 (23.91%) HTML
7 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
7 10 (21.74%) JPA
8 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 8 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (17.39%) WSDL
8 8 (17.39%) XML Schema
9 7 (15.22%) React
10 6 (13.04%) Node.js
10 6 (13.04%) RESTful
11 4 (8.70%) Java SE
11 4 (8.70%) XSLT
12 3 (6.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.70%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.35%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) Unix
3 10 (21.74%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) SDLC
3 11 (23.91%) BDD
3 11 (23.91%) TDD
4 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (21.74%) OOP
4 10 (21.74%) Pair Programming
5 8 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 8 (17.39%) Microservices
6 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.04%) UML
7 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.87%) ETL
8 4 (8.70%) Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) ITSM
8 4 (8.70%) OO
8 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Java
1 24 (52.17%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) Java 8
4 1 (2.17%) Java 9
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.17%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) IBM
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Adobe
3 3 (6.52%) Pega
4 2 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase