The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing XML 5 3 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.91% 1.91% 7.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.63% 8.33% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 21
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£525 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 36 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.59% 22.93% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 75
Average daily rate £500 £563 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £710 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Canary Wharf region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Canary Wharf region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (50.00%) JPA
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) JTA
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) Java EE
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) XSL
4 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
5 3 (37.50%) Front Office
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (12.50%) EJB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) FileMaker
3 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) FileMaker Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) JMS
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) JTA
2 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 4 (50.00%) JPA
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XSL
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) FpML
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 1 (12.50%) DataSynapse
2 1 (12.50%) Tradeweb