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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 19 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.72% 4.48% 3.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.14% 13.33% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £548 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.07% -31.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £36.65
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.14%
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
35 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.56% 33.58% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 24
Average daily rate £575 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £568 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, 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 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) FileMaker
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (20.00%) DB2
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Contact Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) XML Messaging
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Liferay
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) FileMaker
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) FileMaker Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Software Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Production Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Software Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic Architect
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (10.00%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Contact Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase