The table below looks at the statistics for XDE skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XDE over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Rose XDE
Rank 206 220 215
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing XDE 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.24% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£475 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
796 833 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 11.46% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 616 499
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

XDE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XDE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

XDE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XDE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XDE across the City of London region.

XDE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XDE 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 XDE.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing

XDE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XDE 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 XDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM