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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 13 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 5 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.81% 1.72% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 5.17% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.49% -15.71%
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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 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 34.88% 33.33% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 46
Average daily rate £475 £525 £572
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £350 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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
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 5 March 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) JMS
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) XSL
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (40.00%) Java EE
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (40.00%) JPA
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) REST
5 4 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (40.00%) JTA
5 4 (40.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) System Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) UML

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (20.00%) RequisitePro
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Robot
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SOA Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) JMS
3 5 (50.00%) XSL
4 4 (40.00%) Java EE
4 4 (40.00%) JPA
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) JTA
5 2 (20.00%) XML Messaging
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) XSD
6 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
6 1 (10.00%) EJB
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (10.00%) Equities
1 1 (10.00%) DTCC
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica