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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 4 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 21 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 35.00% 13.04% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 70.00% 69.23% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£338 - £201
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £212
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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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
30 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 50.00% 18.84% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate £375 £350 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £38.43 £46.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% +47.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £46.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 22 (81.48%) HTML
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 21 (77.78%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (70.37%) J2EE
3 19 (70.37%) Web Services
4 16 (59.26%) HTML5
5 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
6 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
6 13 (48.15%) SOAP
7 12 (44.44%) CSS
8 11 (40.74%) Ajax
9 10 (37.04%) Windows
10 9 (33.33%) TDD
10 9 (33.33%) TopLink
10 9 (33.33%) REST
11 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
11 8 (29.63%) Content Management
11 8 (29.63%) JSF
11 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
11 8 (29.63%) Solaris
11 8 (29.63%) Linux
11 8 (29.63%) UNIX
11 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
12 7 (25.93%) B2C
12 7 (25.93%) XHTML
12 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
13 6 (22.22%) OO
13 6 (22.22%) JSP
13 6 (22.22%) Ant

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Ant
2 5 (18.52%) JUnit
3 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (11.11%) AccuRev
4 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.70%) JMeter
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (18.52%) AWS Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) HTML
2 19 (70.37%) J2EE
2 19 (70.37%) Web Services
3 16 (59.26%) HTML5
4 13 (48.15%) SOAP
5 12 (44.44%) CSS
6 11 (40.74%) Ajax
7 9 (33.33%) TopLink
7 9 (33.33%) REST
8 8 (29.63%) JSF
8 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
9 7 (25.93%) XHTML
10 6 (22.22%) JSP
10 6 (22.22%) PrimeFaces
11 3 (11.11%) JAX-RS
11 3 (11.11%) JAX-WS
11 3 (11.11%) Struts
11 3 (11.11%) JAXB
12 2 (7.41%) Middleware
12 2 (7.41%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Solaris
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Content Management
4 7 (25.93%) B2C
5 6 (22.22%) OO
5 6 (22.22%) Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) User Stories
6 5 (18.52%) Use Case
6 5 (18.52%) Validation
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) RAD
9 2 (7.41%) RUP
9 2 (7.41%) UML
9 2 (7.41%) OOD
9 2 (7.41%) SEO
9 2 (7.41%) Information Management
9 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 21 (77.78%) Java
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
1 1 (3.70%) OCP
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) FatWire
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Omniture
4 1 (3.70%) Google