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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 26 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing XML 4 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.38% 5.41% 6.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 26.09% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 19
Average daily rate
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£548 £800 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.56% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £800 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £800 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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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
55 23 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.74% 20.72% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 97
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 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £648 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) JMS
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) Static Code Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) JTA
4 4 (44.44%) Maven
4 4 (44.44%) Java EE
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (44.44%) JPA
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) REST
4 4 (44.44%) Front Office
4 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XSL
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (11.11%) FileMaker
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (44.44%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) FileMaker Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SOA Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JMS
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) JTA
2 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 4 (44.44%) JPA
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XSL
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) EJB
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Equities
3 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Solace
3 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse
3 1 (11.11%) Tradeweb
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO