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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 20 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.36% 4.04% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 12.90% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £420 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £475 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
27 31 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.26% 31.31% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 41
Average daily rate £550 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £438 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 February 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 13 (76.47%) Banking
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) OOP
6 6 (35.29%) OO
7 5 (29.41%) C++
7 5 (29.41%) Perl
7 5 (29.41%) Front Office
7 5 (29.41%) Workflow
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) WPF
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (29.41%) Investment Management
7 5 (29.41%) MVVM
7 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
8 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
8 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) Time Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) MS Access
3 3 (17.65%) Spotfire
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (5.88%) DTS
4 1 (5.88%) JasperReports
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (76.47%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Front Office
4 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (5.88%) Retail
6 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C# WPF Developer
2 5 (29.41%) WPF Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Production Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) FX Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
2 5 (29.41%) WPF
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) WCF
3 4 (23.53%) XBRL
4 3 (17.65%) XSL
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) Swing
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
3 2 (11.76%) Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (5.88%) Equities
4 1 (5.88%) Fintech
4 1 (5.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) OO
1 6 (35.29%) OOP
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Investment Management
2 5 (29.41%) MVVM
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
3 4 (23.53%) Contact Management
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) Time Management
3 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) C++
3 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) VBA
6 2 (11.76%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.88%) Korn
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Sybase
2 3 (17.65%) DevExpress
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Syncfusion
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) LANSA
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Thunderhead