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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 19 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 3 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.13% 4.32% 4.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 13.56% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
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£475 £500 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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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
29 59 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 30.21% 31.89% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 45
Average daily rate £475 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) XSL
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) JMS
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) ActiveX
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) XSD
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) VBScript
6 3 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) XML Messaging
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) VB6
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Navigator
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (16.67%) RequisitePro
2 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Robot
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Rose
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) VB Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) SOAP
1 5 (41.67%) XSL
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) JMS
3 3 (25.00%) ActiveX
3 3 (25.00%) XSD
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) XML Messaging
4 2 (16.67%) Java EE
4 2 (16.67%) JTA
4 2 (16.67%) JPA
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) FpML
5 1 (8.33%) OLE
5 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
1 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) DTCC
1 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (8.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) SOA
1 3 (25.00%) UML
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 2 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) RUP
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) VBScript
4 3 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (25.00%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) Perforce