Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 58 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 60 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.59% 3.19% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.83% 8.04% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 25
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -0.71%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £258
90th Percentile £538 £488 £501
Scotland median daily rate £408 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +8.67% +10.29% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 - -

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 554 535 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.15% 39.72% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 326 241
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +71.43% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +20.37% -26.53% -11.32%

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 October 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 17 October 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 35 (58.33%) Java
2 34 (56.67%) SOAP
3 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (51.67%) Spring
4 30 (50.00%) Finance
5 29 (48.33%) JSON
6 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 25 (41.67%) OO
7 24 (40.00%) Oracle
8 19 (31.67%) SQL
8 19 (31.67%) Hibernate
9 18 (30.00%) Scrum
10 16 (26.67%) HTML
10 16 (26.67%) Python
11 15 (25.00%) Unix
11 15 (25.00%) HTML5
12 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
12 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
12 14 (23.33%) Linux
12 14 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (21.67%) JMS
13 13 (21.67%) Gradle
14 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (20.00%) SDLC
14 12 (20.00%) Perl
15 11 (18.33%) C#
15 11 (18.33%) DB2
15 11 (18.33%) OOP
15 11 (18.33%) Data Analysis

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 3 (5.00%) IIS
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) AquaLogic BPM
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Apple Pay
2 1 (1.67%) Firebase
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Google Pay
2 1 (1.67%) npm
2 1 (1.67%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (3.33%) NFC
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.33%) DB2
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.67%) Pentaho
5 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) HBase
6 1 (1.67%) KDB
6 1 (1.67%) Kdb+
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Parquet
6 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Gradle
3 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.67%) Maven
4 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.33%) JUnit
5 4 (6.67%) JProfiler
6 3 (5.00%) JIRA
6 3 (5.00%) Xcode
7 2 (3.33%) Ant
7 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.33%) Hudson
7 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.67%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.67%) CocoaPods
8 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Front Office
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 30 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 8 (13.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 8 (13.33%) WPF Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
5 3 (5.00%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 3 (5.00%) UI Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Angular Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (1.67%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Java Android Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Objective-C Developer
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) SOAP
2 31 (51.67%) Spring
3 29 (48.33%) JSON
4 19 (31.67%) Hibernate
5 16 (26.67%) HTML
6 15 (25.00%) HTML5
7 13 (21.67%) JMS
8 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.33%) Apache Camel
9 11 (18.33%) Apache MINA
10 10 (16.67%) jQuery
11 9 (15.00%) CSS
11 9 (15.00%) Web Services
12 8 (13.33%) REST
12 8 (13.33%) WPF
12 8 (13.33%) XSLT
13 7 (11.67%) J2EE
14 6 (10.00%) Ajax
15 5 (8.33%) JPA
16 3 (5.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 10 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (13.33%) Derivative
3 8 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.33%) Digital Wallet
7 2 (3.33%) User Experience
8 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.67%) Blog
8 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.67%) DTCC
8 1 (1.67%) Eurex
8 1 (1.67%) Fintech
8 1 (1.67%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Unix
2 14 (23.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) OO
3 18 (30.00%) Scrum
4 14 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (20.00%) SDLC
6 11 (18.33%) Data Analysis
6 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
6 11 (18.33%) Multithreading
6 11 (18.33%) OOP
6 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.67%) BPMN
8 7 (11.67%) MVC
9 6 (10.00%) ETL
9 6 (10.00%) Low Latency
9 6 (10.00%) Migration
9 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.33%) Data Integration
10 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.33%) TDD
11 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) Java
2 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 19 (31.67%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) Python
5 12 (20.00%) Perl
6 11 (18.33%) C#
6 11 (18.33%) XPath
7 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.00%) Apple Swift
9 3 (5.00%) C
9 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) C++
10 1 (1.67%) Java 8
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.67%) Scala
10 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) MCSE
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
1 1 (1.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Control-M
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) PingFederate
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Perforce
3 4 (6.67%) Informatica
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) Apple
5 2 (3.33%) Google
5 2 (3.33%) Nintex
6 1 (1.67%) Apigee
6 1 (1.67%) CA
6 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.67%) Samsung
6 1 (1.67%) Splunk
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter