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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 21 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 45.65% 17.50% 10.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 80.77% 53.85% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£340 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +19.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £34.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.11% -7.33%
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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
26 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 56.52% 32.50% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £340 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £488 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +25.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 34 (80.95%) HTML
2 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 31 (73.81%) J2EE
2 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (66.67%) Java
3 28 (66.67%) Web Services
4 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
5 23 (54.76%) CSS
6 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 16 (38.10%) UNIX
7 15 (35.71%) Linux
7 15 (35.71%) Ajax
7 15 (35.71%) HTML5
8 14 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 14 (33.33%) Ant
8 14 (33.33%) Struts
9 13 (30.95%) JSP
9 13 (30.95%) AccuRev
9 13 (30.95%) TopLink
10 12 (28.57%) SOAP
10 12 (28.57%) Windows
10 12 (28.57%) Solaris
11 11 (26.19%) Manufacturing
11 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
11 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
11 11 (26.19%) EclipseLink
12 10 (23.81%) User Stories
12 10 (23.81%) XHTML
13 9 (21.43%) Web Development
13 9 (21.43%) TDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) GlassFish
2 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) SaaS
2 5 (11.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) FTP
1 3 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Ant
2 13 (30.95%) AccuRev
3 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Eclipse
4 7 (16.67%) JUnit
5 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.14%) Maven
7 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.38%) FindBugs
8 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.38%) Hudson
8 1 (2.38%) Checkstyle
8 1 (2.38%) JIRA
8 1 (2.38%) Selenium
8 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.38%) JMeter
8 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 11 (26.19%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Legal
5 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 7 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Designer
9 1 (2.38%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) HTML
2 31 (73.81%) J2EE
3 28 (66.67%) Web Services
4 23 (54.76%) CSS
5 15 (35.71%) Ajax
5 15 (35.71%) HTML5
6 14 (33.33%) Struts
7 13 (30.95%) JSP
7 13 (30.95%) TopLink
8 12 (28.57%) SOAP
9 11 (26.19%) Hibernate
9 11 (26.19%) EclipseLink
10 10 (23.81%) XHTML
11 8 (19.05%) JAXB
11 8 (19.05%) REST
11 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
12 6 (14.29%) RESTful
12 6 (14.29%) JSON
13 5 (11.90%) JSF
13 5 (11.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Web 2.0
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) UNIX
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
3 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 12 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) User Stories
3 9 (21.43%) Web Development
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 9 (21.43%) Content Management
3 9 (21.43%) OO
4 8 (19.05%) B2C
5 7 (16.67%) Analytics
6 6 (14.29%) ERP
7 5 (11.90%) OOD
7 5 (11.90%) SOA
7 5 (11.90%) RAD
7 5 (11.90%) UML
7 5 (11.90%) SEO
8 4 (9.52%) Use Case
9 3 (7.14%) Release Management
10 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) SQL
2 28 (66.67%) Java
3 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) IBM
2 5 (11.90%) FatWire
2 5 (11.90%) Omniture
2 5 (11.90%) Google
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) HP