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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 3 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 13 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 26.53% 12.86% 7.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 68.42% 56.25% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £201
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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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
19 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 38.78% 22.86% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £275 £350 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +62.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -1.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) SQL
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) J2EE
3 16 (76.19%) HTML
3 16 (76.19%) Java
3 16 (76.19%) Web Services
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 12 (57.14%) HTML5
5 9 (42.86%) SOAP
5 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) TDD
7 7 (33.33%) TopLink
7 7 (33.33%) JSF
7 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 6 (28.57%) B2C
8 6 (28.57%) Ajax
8 6 (28.57%) Content Management
8 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) XHTML
8 6 (28.57%) REST
8 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 6 (28.57%) Analytics
8 6 (28.57%) PrimeFaces
9 5 (23.81%) User Stories
9 5 (23.81%) Use Case
9 5 (23.81%) IBM
9 5 (23.81%) Validation
10 4 (19.05%) JAXB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Ant
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (14.29%) AccuRev
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) AWS Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) J2EE
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) HTML5
4 9 (42.86%) SOAP
5 7 (33.33%) TopLink
5 7 (33.33%) JSF
6 6 (28.57%) Ajax
6 6 (28.57%) REST
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) XHTML
6 6 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 6 (28.57%) PrimeFaces
7 4 (19.05%) JAXB
7 4 (19.05%) JSP
8 3 (14.29%) XSLT
8 3 (14.29%) Middleware
9 2 (9.52%) Struts
9 2 (9.52%) JAX-RS
9 2 (9.52%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Solaris
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Content Management
3 6 (28.57%) B2C
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 5 (23.81%) Validation
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) UML
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) OOD
7 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) RAD
7 2 (9.52%) RUP
7 2 (9.52%) SEO
7 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) OCP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) FatWire
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Omniture
5 1 (4.76%) Google