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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 17 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 5 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.42% 5.48% 8.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 12.63% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 13
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£600 £465 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -15.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
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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
20 95 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.70% 43.38% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 68 49
Average daily rate £450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 22 September 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) Data Transformation
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (30.77%) Big Data
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 4 (30.77%) Cognos
4 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) FTP
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 3 (23.08%) VBScript
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) IIS
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) ActiveX
5 3 (23.08%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Documentum
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) FTP
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) FileMaker
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (7.69%) CloverETL
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Rose
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
1 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) ETL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) VB Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration Developer
4 1 (7.69%) FileMaker Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) ActiveX
3 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 2 (15.38%) XSL
3 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) ADO
4 1 (7.69%) COM+
4 1 (7.69%) JDBC
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (7.69%) Servlets
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) WSDL
4 1 (7.69%) FpML
4 1 (7.69%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.69%) Equities
4 1 (7.69%) DTCC
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Data Transformation
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VBScript
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase