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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 23 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 7 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.74% 5.13% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.67% 24.00% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
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£475 £600 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £600 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
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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
60 25 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.09% 21.37% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 69
Average daily rate £500 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Front Office
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Derivative
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Equities
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) DTS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) FileMaker
2 1 (9.09%) JasperReports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (45.45%) Front Office
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) FX Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) FileMaker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) Swing
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 1 (9.09%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Derivative
3 2 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 2 (18.18%) Equities
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
4 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
4 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Grid Computing
4 1 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) ECMAScript
6 1 (9.09%) Korn
6 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Solace
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 1 (9.09%) Perforce
3 1 (9.09%) Thunderhead
3 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
3 1 (9.09%) Tradeweb