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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 29 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 2 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.16% 6.06% 6.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 25.00% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Average daily rate
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£440 £700 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.90% +10.00%
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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
51 24 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 29.48% 24.24% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 11 88
Average daily rate £500 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) JPA
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XSL
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
4 3 (37.50%) Front Office
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) JTA
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Python

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) FileMaker Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XSL
1 3 (37.50%) JMS
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) JTA
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
1 3 (37.50%) JPA
1 3 (37.50%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) FpML
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) ECMAScript
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
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 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Solace
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) DataSynapse
3 1 (12.50%) Tradeweb