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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 14 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 9 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.57% 5.21% 8.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.00% 11.76% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 15
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£575 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
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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
30 85 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 28.57% 44.27% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 59 69
Average daily rate £450 £615 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £520 £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £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 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) FTP
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Cognos
5 4 (28.57%) JSON
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (28.57%) Big Data
5 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) XML Messaging
6 3 (21.43%) VB6
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) ActiveX

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (21.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (14.29%) RequisitePro
1 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Robot
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
2 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) ETL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) VB Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) XSD
2 3 (21.43%) XSL
2 3 (21.43%) ActiveX
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) XML Messaging
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) DHTML
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) ADO
4 1 (7.14%) COM+
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) WSDL
4 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
4 1 (7.14%) FpML
4 1 (7.14%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) VBScript
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) VB6
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Cognos
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica
5 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (7.14%) Perforce
5 1 (7.14%) Sybase