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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 19 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 4 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.54% 5.21% 5.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.90% 18.18% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
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£550 £475 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £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 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
XML
London

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
31 55 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.43% 28.65% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 68
Average daily rate £475 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £470 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £625
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 £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, 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 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) VBScript
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) XSD
5 3 (33.33%) XSL
5 3 (33.33%) ActiveX
5 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
5 3 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) VB6
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
6 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
1 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (22.22%) RequisitePro
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Robot
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Rose
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) ASP Developer
2 2 (22.22%) VB Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) XSD
1 3 (33.33%) XSL
1 3 (33.33%) ActiveX
1 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) DHTML
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) ADO
3 1 (11.11%) COM+
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) FpML
3 1 (11.11%) OLE
3 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
3 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Equities
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) W3C
1 1 (11.11%) DTCC
1 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) UML
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) VBScript
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) VB6
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 1 (11.11%) Perforce
4 1 (11.11%) Informatica