The table below looks at the statistics for XML 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 XML over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 38 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 267 376 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.51% 5.27% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.22% 17.77% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 293 264
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1754 2116 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.64% 29.66% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1606 1628
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XML
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 XML across the City of London region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the City of London region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 188 (36.79%) SQL
2 186 (36.40%) HTML
3 181 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (33.46%) Java
5 161 (31.51%) JavaScript
6 153 (29.94%) Web Services
7 152 (29.75%) .NET
8 134 (26.22%) C#
9 128 (25.05%) Finance
10 127 (24.85%) CSS
11 120 (23.48%) JSON
12 112 (21.92%) SQL Server
13 94 (18.40%) Oracle
14 86 (16.83%) Linux
15 85 (16.63%) TDD
16 81 (15.85%) MVC
17 80 (15.66%) ASP.NET
18 79 (15.46%) OO
19 78 (15.26%) Banking
20 76 (14.87%) XSLT
21 71 (13.89%) Scrum
21 71 (13.89%) jQuery
22 69 (13.50%) SOAP
23 68 (13.31%) HTML5
24 65 (12.72%) Spring
25 63 (12.33%) Windows
26 62 (12.13%) UNIX
27 60 (11.74%) SOA
27 60 (11.74%) Microsoft
28 58 (11.35%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 35 (6.85%) CMS
2 30 (5.87%) Apache
3 28 (5.48%) IIS
4 24 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (3.52%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.33%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.94%) Umbraco
8 15 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.94%) Node.js
9 9 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.57%) Confluence
10 8 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.17%) Joomla!
12 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.54%) MS Office
2 13 (2.54%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.98%) MS Project
5 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.59%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.20%) GIMP
7 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.17%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.59%) RMDS
5 3 (0.59%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.59%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.39%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) Summit
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Global One
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.20%) Brady Trinity
7 1 (0.20%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.98%) Force.com
4 3 (0.59%) GitHub
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.20%) HTTP
2 20 (3.91%) SSL
3 14 (2.74%) Internet
4 9 (1.76%) HTTPS
4 9 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.57%) FTP
6 6 (1.17%) Firewall
7 5 (0.98%) LDAP
8 4 (0.78%) VPN
8 4 (0.78%) SAN
9 3 (0.59%) SNMP
9 3 (0.59%) LAN
9 3 (0.59%) VoIP
9 3 (0.59%) WAN
9 3 (0.59%) NAS
9 3 (0.59%) Multicast
9 3 (0.59%) WinSCP
9 3 (0.59%) FCoE
9 3 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.39%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.44%) Relational Database
3 35 (6.85%) MySQL
4 34 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (4.89%) NoSQL
8 22 (4.31%) Oracle Database
9 18 (3.52%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.57%) Redis
12 8 (1.57%) Big Data
13 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.37%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.37%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 51 (9.98%) Subversion
2 46 (9.00%) Visual Studio
3 39 (7.63%) Git (software)
4 38 (7.44%) JIRA
5 27 (5.28%) Cucumber
6 22 (4.31%) NUnit
7 19 (3.72%) Maven
7 19 (3.72%) Xcode
7 19 (3.72%) Selenium
8 18 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.52%) JUnit
8 18 (3.52%) Eclipse
9 14 (2.74%) Jenkins
10 13 (2.54%) Mockito
10 13 (2.54%) Mercurial
11 11 (2.15%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (1.57%) Redmine
12 8 (1.57%) FogBugz
12 8 (1.57%) Trac
12 8 (1.57%) WATIR
General
1 128 (25.05%) Finance
2 78 (15.26%) Banking
3 43 (8.41%) Investment Banking
4 36 (7.05%) Front Office
5 17 (3.33%) Back Office
6 15 (2.94%) Publishing
6 15 (2.94%) Marketing
7 11 (2.15%) Advertising
8 10 (1.96%) Retail
9 7 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.78%) Legal
10 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.59%) Games
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
12 2 (0.39%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 312 (61.06%) Developer
2 65 (12.72%) Analyst
3 55 (10.76%) Java Developer
4 42 (8.22%) Senior Developer
5 36 (7.05%) .NET Developer
6 32 (6.26%) Architect
7 30 (5.87%) iOS Developer
8 25 (4.89%) Business Analyst
9 19 (3.72%) Consultant
10 18 (3.52%) Test Analyst
10 18 (3.52%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.33%) Web Developer
12 16 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
12 16 (3.13%) PHP Developer
13 15 (2.94%) ETL Developer
13 15 (2.94%) SQL Developer
14 12 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.15%) Lead Developer
16 10 (1.96%) Software Engineer
17 9 (1.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (36.40%) HTML
2 153 (29.94%) Web Services
3 152 (29.75%) .NET
4 127 (24.85%) CSS
5 120 (23.48%) JSON
6 80 (15.66%) ASP.NET
7 76 (14.87%) XSLT
8 71 (13.89%) jQuery
9 69 (13.50%) SOAP
10 68 (13.31%) HTML5
11 65 (12.72%) Spring
12 58 (11.35%) REST
13 47 (9.20%) .NET Framework
14 44 (8.61%) XSD
14 44 (8.61%) Ajax
15 38 (7.44%) RESTful
16 37 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (7.05%) CSS3
18 33 (6.46%) Hibernate
19 32 (6.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.83%) Derivative
3 35 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.09%) Fixed Income
5 23 (4.50%) Data Structures
6 20 (3.91%) Data Integration
7 19 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (3.72%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.33%) User Experience
9 16 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.94%) Open Source
11 12 (2.35%) Credit Derivative
12 11 (2.15%) iPhone
13 8 (1.57%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.37%) NHS
15 6 (1.17%) Social Media
15 6 (1.17%) Algorithms
15 6 (1.17%) Reference Data
15 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.83%) Linux
2 63 (12.33%) Windows
3 62 (12.13%) UNIX
4 34 (6.65%) Apple iOS
5 22 (4.31%) Android
6 11 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.37%) Solaris
9 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.39%) AIX
10 2 (0.39%) HPUX
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (16.63%) TDD
3 81 (15.85%) MVC
4 79 (15.46%) OO
5 71 (13.89%) Scrum
6 60 (11.74%) SOA
7 53 (10.37%) BDD
7 53 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (9.39%) ETL
9 42 (8.22%) UML
10 38 (7.44%) Migration
11 35 (6.85%) E-Commerce
11 35 (6.85%) Web Development
12 33 (6.46%) Software Engineering
12 33 (6.46%) Project Management
13 32 (6.26%) Workflow
14 30 (5.87%) iOS Development
15 26 (5.09%) CRM
16 25 (4.89%) ITIL
16 25 (4.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 188 (36.79%) SQL
2 171 (33.46%) Java
3 161 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 134 (26.22%) C#
5 46 (9.00%) T-SQL
6 37 (7.24%) PHP
7 32 (6.26%) PL/SQL
7 32 (6.26%) Objective-C
8 28 (5.48%) Ruby
9 26 (5.09%) Shell Script
10 22 (4.31%) C++
10 22 (4.31%) Python
11 21 (4.11%) XPath
12 14 (2.74%) Perl
13 13 (2.54%) VB
13 13 (2.54%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.15%) C
15 10 (1.96%) VBA
16 9 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (8.22%) Degree
2 18 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.17%) ISEB
4 4 (0.78%) BC Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.59%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCITP
7 1 (0.20%) CFA
7 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.05%) QA
2 8 (1.57%) EMIR
3 4 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.59%) HL7
4 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) SRDF
1 4 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.59%) NFS
3 2 (0.39%) HDFS
3 2 (0.39%) KVM
3 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) Xen
3 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Squid
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.17%) Puppet
3 3 (0.59%) SCOM
3 3 (0.59%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.39%) Ansible
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 94 (18.40%) Oracle
2 60 (11.74%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
3 23 (4.50%) IBM
4 22 (4.31%) Sitecore
5 20 (3.91%) Sybase
6 16 (3.13%) EPiServer
7 13 (2.54%) JBoss
8 12 (2.35%) Ektron
8 12 (2.35%) Google
8 12 (2.35%) TIBCO
8 12 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.15%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.96%) RedDot
10 10 (1.96%) Informatica
10 10 (1.96%) Murex
11 9 (1.76%) Zend
12 8 (1.57%) DevExpress
12 8 (1.57%) HP
13 7 (1.37%) Adobe
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £451 - £575 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Posted: 8 days ago
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Artemis IT Recruitment
Rate: £13.20 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago