The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 7.69% 18.92% 15.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 77.78% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
XML
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
5 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 19.23% 24.32% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate - £210 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Basildon region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Basildon region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 17 (77.27%) J2EE
3 14 (63.64%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) AccuRev
5 11 (50.00%) TDD
6 10 (45.45%) TopLink
6 10 (45.45%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
8 8 (36.36%) JSP
8 8 (36.36%) HTML5
9 7 (31.82%) REST
9 7 (31.82%) JSF
9 7 (31.82%) PrimeFaces
9 7 (31.82%) SOAP
9 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
9 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
10 6 (27.27%) Struts
10 6 (27.27%) CSS
10 6 (27.27%) User Stories
11 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
11 5 (22.73%) SaaS
11 5 (22.73%) ERP
11 5 (22.73%) Automotive
11 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
12 4 (18.18%) IBM
12 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
12 4 (18.18%) Unix

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) WebFOCUS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) AccuRev
2 4 (18.18%) Ant
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Checkstyle
3 3 (13.64%) FindBugs
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) TestDirector
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
2 5 (22.73%) Automotive
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) JSP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
1 17 (77.27%) J2EE
2 14 (63.64%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) TopLink
4 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 8 (36.36%) JSP
5 7 (31.82%) JSF
5 7 (31.82%) PrimeFaces
5 7 (31.82%) REST
5 7 (31.82%) SOAP
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) Struts
7 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 4 (18.18%) LESS
7 4 (18.18%) Sass
7 4 (18.18%) Servlets
8 3 (13.64%) JDBC
8 3 (13.64%) JRules
9 2 (9.09%) Middleware
9 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) User Stories
4 5 (22.73%) ERP
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
5 3 (13.64%) System Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) Content Management
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) B2C
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) RAD
7 1 (4.55%) RUP
7 1 (4.55%) SEO
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Rally
3 1 (4.55%) FatWire
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Omniture