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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 4 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 21 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 32.31% 8.57% 4.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.76% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
XML
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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
34 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 52.31% 17.14% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £34.45 £28.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 25 (80.65%) HTML
2 24 (77.42%) Java
2 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (70.97%) Web Services
4 20 (64.52%) J2EE
5 16 (51.61%) HTML5
5 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
5 16 (51.61%) SOAP
6 14 (45.16%) CSS
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
7 13 (41.94%) Ajax
8 12 (38.71%) TopLink
9 11 (35.48%) UNIX
9 11 (35.48%) Windows
9 11 (35.48%) Linux
9 11 (35.48%) REST
10 10 (32.26%) Solaris
10 10 (32.26%) TDD
11 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
11 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
11 9 (29.03%) User Stories
11 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
12 8 (25.81%) EclipseLink
12 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
12 8 (25.81%) Content Management
12 8 (25.81%) JSF
12 8 (25.81%) XHTML
12 8 (25.81%) Ant
13 7 (22.58%) OO

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SSH
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Ant
2 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
3 5 (16.13%) JUnit
4 4 (12.90%) AccuRev
4 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
5 3 (9.68%) Maven
5 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Hudson
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) JMeter
6 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.90%) AWS Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) HTML
2 22 (70.97%) Web Services
3 20 (64.52%) J2EE
4 16 (51.61%) HTML5
4 16 (51.61%) SOAP
5 14 (45.16%) CSS
6 13 (41.94%) Ajax
7 12 (38.71%) TopLink
8 11 (35.48%) REST
9 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
10 8 (25.81%) EclipseLink
10 8 (25.81%) JSF
10 8 (25.81%) XHTML
11 6 (19.35%) PrimeFaces
12 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
12 5 (16.13%) JAX-WS
12 5 (16.13%) JSP
13 4 (12.90%) Struts
13 4 (12.90%) JPA
14 3 (9.68%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Web 2.0
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) UNIX
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) User Stories
4 8 (25.81%) Content Management
5 7 (22.58%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) B2C
6 6 (19.35%) Use Case
7 5 (16.13%) Analytics
7 5 (16.13%) Validation
8 4 (12.90%) SOA
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Web Development
9 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (9.68%) RUP
10 2 (6.45%) RAD
10 2 (6.45%) UML
10 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.45%) ERP
10 2 (6.45%) OOD
10 2 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB6
4 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) OCP
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
1 1 (3.23%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) FatWire
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Omniture
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) HP