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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 13 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 8 11 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.78% 5.07% 9.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.77% 11.46% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 16
Average daily rate
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£600 £483 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -12.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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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
26 96 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.03% 44.24% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 69 60
Average daily rate £450 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 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 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) Cognos
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Big Data
5 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) FTP
5 4 (28.57%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (21.43%) VB6
6 3 (21.43%) XML Messaging
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) IIS
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Mule
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 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 2 (14.29%) 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 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) QlikView
5 1 (7.14%) CloverETL
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) RequisitePro
1 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
1 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 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) ETL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ASP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) IT 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%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) XML Messaging
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) XSD
3 3 (21.43%) XSL
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) ActiveX
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) JSTL
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) DTCC
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Data Conversion
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) VB6
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
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 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Perforce
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO