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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 16 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 29.63% 6.98% 14.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.54% 25.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.60 £35.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
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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
26 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 48.15% 27.91% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £39.30 £40.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
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 7 July 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 24 (77.42%) HTML
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) Java
2 22 (70.97%) Web Services
2 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (67.74%) J2EE
4 15 (48.39%) SOAP
5 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
6 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 13 (41.94%) CSS
6 13 (41.94%) HTML5
7 11 (35.48%) REST
7 11 (35.48%) UNIX
7 11 (35.48%) Linux
7 11 (35.48%) TopLink
8 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
8 10 (32.26%) Ajax
9 9 (29.03%) TDD
10 8 (25.81%) JSF
10 8 (25.81%) User Stories
10 8 (25.81%) Windows
10 8 (25.81%) Solaris
10 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
11 7 (22.58%) Struts
11 7 (22.58%) Ant
11 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
11 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
11 7 (22.58%) EclipseLink
12 6 (19.35%) PrimeFaces
12 6 (19.35%) AccuRev

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) GlassFish
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
2 7 (22.58%) Ant
3 6 (19.35%) JUnit
3 6 (19.35%) AccuRev
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
5 3 (9.68%) Maven
6 1 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.23%) JMeter
6 1 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.90%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) HTML
2 22 (70.97%) Web Services
3 21 (67.74%) J2EE
4 15 (48.39%) SOAP
5 13 (41.94%) CSS
5 13 (41.94%) HTML5
6 11 (35.48%) REST
6 11 (35.48%) TopLink
7 10 (32.26%) Ajax
7 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
8 8 (25.81%) JSF
9 7 (22.58%) EclipseLink
9 7 (22.58%) Struts
10 6 (19.35%) PrimeFaces
11 5 (16.13%) XHTML
12 4 (12.90%) JAXB
12 4 (12.90%) JSP
12 4 (12.90%) JAX-WS
12 4 (12.90%) JAX-RS
12 4 (12.90%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) UNIX
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) User Stories
4 6 (19.35%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) Content Management
5 5 (16.13%) Web Development
5 5 (16.13%) Use Case
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) B2C
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
7 3 (9.68%) Release Management
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) RUP
8 2 (6.45%) Information Management
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
9 1 (3.23%) Web Design
9 1 (3.23%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) FatWire
3 1 (3.23%) Omniture
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle