Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 56 45
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11 -23
Contract jobs citing XML 31 30 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.38% 2.68% 3.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.57% 8.57% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 26
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -1.75% -5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £295
90th Percentile £488 £501 £472
Scotland median daily rate £364 £338 £365
% change year-on-year +7.85% -7.53% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £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 472 350 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.25% 31.31% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 184 188
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £500 £452 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -74.55% -
10th Percentile £16.19 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.00 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -43.53% +5.25% +1.58%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 19 (61.29%) SOAP
2 15 (48.39%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
4 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) Spring
5 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 11 (35.48%) JSON
6 10 (32.26%) XSLT
7 9 (29.03%) Unix
7 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) Migration
8 8 (25.81%) Perforce
8 8 (25.81%) Ant
8 8 (25.81%) CSS
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (25.81%) Maven
8 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) Hudson
8 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
9 7 (22.58%) C++
10 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 6 (19.35%) ITIL
10 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
10 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
10 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
10 6 (19.35%) Project Management
10 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy

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 (9.68%) IIS
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.68%) DB2
6 1 (3.23%) Biml
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Ant
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.81%) Hudson
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
1 8 (25.81%) Maven
2 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.68%) Gradle
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) SOAP
2 12 (38.71%) Spring
3 11 (35.48%) JSON
4 10 (32.26%) XSLT
5 8 (25.81%) CSS
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.13%) React
8 4 (12.90%) HTML
9 3 (9.68%) .NET
9 3 (9.68%) Node.js
9 3 (9.68%) Protocol Buffers
9 3 (9.68%) XML Schema
10 2 (6.45%) Aurelia
10 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
10 2 (6.45%) iBATIS
10 2 (6.45%) JDBC
10 2 (6.45%) JMS
10 2 (6.45%) JSP
10 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Release Management
4 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
4 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Android Development
6 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
6 3 (9.68%) Memory Management
6 3 (9.68%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Records Management
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C++
4 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.90%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 3 (9.68%) Scala
8 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.23%) Korn
9 1 (3.23%) Python
9 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.23%) EMIR
1 1 (3.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Perforce
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Sybase
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Nintex
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Twitter