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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 29 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 2 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.04% 3.36% 5.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 18.18% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £600 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% +24.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
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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
54 22 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 28.13% 18.49% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 75
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £360 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £618 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Java EE
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Solace
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) JPA
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) JTA
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) FileMaker Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XSL
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) JTA
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
1 2 (25.00%) JPA
1 2 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) FpML
2 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
2 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) ECMAScript
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Solace
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) DataSynapse
3 1 (12.50%) Tradeweb