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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 54 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 196 250 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.36% 4.27% 4.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.45% 14.45% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 193 232
Average daily rate
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£450 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.72 £31.99 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.36% +14.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.90% +10.00%
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
1712 1730 2039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.32% 29.52% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1317 1596
Average daily rate £426 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 28
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.00 £27.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 178 (44.17%) SQL
2 154 (38.21%) HTML
3 151 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (35.48%) Java
5 140 (34.74%) JavaScript
6 126 (31.27%) Web Services
7 122 (30.27%) .NET
8 111 (27.54%) Finance
9 104 (25.81%) SQL Server
10 99 (24.57%) JSON
11 96 (23.82%) C#
12 88 (21.84%) CSS
13 81 (20.10%) SOAP
14 79 (19.60%) Oracle
14 79 (19.60%) TDD
15 72 (17.87%) Banking
16 68 (16.87%) Linux
17 66 (16.38%) OO
18 65 (16.13%) REST
19 63 (15.63%) XSLT
20 59 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (12.41%) jQuery
21 50 (12.41%) Windows
21 50 (12.41%) Microsoft
22 48 (11.91%) UNIX
22 48 (11.91%) ASP.NET
23 47 (11.66%) Scrum
23 47 (11.66%) HTML5
24 43 (10.67%) MVC
24 43 (10.67%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 24 (5.96%) Tomcat
2 20 (4.96%) Node.js
3 19 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.71%) Apache
4 17 (4.22%) IIS
4 17 (4.22%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.72%) CMS
6 14 (3.47%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.99%) JBoss
8 8 (1.99%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.49%) Lync
11 5 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.99%) Drupal
12 4 (0.99%) Mule
12 4 (0.99%) nginx
13 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 28 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.24%) PowerPivot
3 5 (1.24%) MS Office
4 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.74%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.49%) RMDS
3 5 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.50%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.50%) Magento
5 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.50%) Radian6
6 1 (0.25%) ACBS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.25%) Summit
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.49%) Office 365
2 6 (1.49%) Yammer
3 4 (0.99%) Force.com
3 4 (0.99%) SaaS
4 3 (0.74%) Heroku
4 3 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.74%) GitHub
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.95%) HTTP
2 10 (2.48%) LDAP
3 7 (1.74%) SAN
4 6 (1.49%) LAN
4 6 (1.49%) WAN
4 6 (1.49%) iSCSI
4 6 (1.49%) NAS
4 6 (1.49%) FCoE
4 6 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (1.49%) Multicast
5 5 (1.24%) Internet
5 5 (1.24%) Firewall
5 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.74%) FTP
7 2 (0.50%) Extranet
7 2 (0.50%) DNS
7 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.50%) DMZ
7 2 (0.50%) CTI
7 2 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.70%) Relational Database
3 26 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (5.96%) MySQL
5 21 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (3.72%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.23%) DB2
10 12 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.23%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.23%) Big Data
12 8 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.74%) Spotfire
13 7 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.49%) MS Access
14 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (10.67%) Subversion
2 37 (9.18%) Git (software)
3 33 (8.19%) Jenkins
4 24 (5.96%) JIRA
5 23 (5.71%) Maven
6 17 (4.22%) JUnit
7 16 (3.97%) Visual Studio
7 16 (3.97%) Selenium
7 16 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.47%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.47%) Hudson
9 11 (2.73%) Eclipse
9 11 (2.73%) NUnit
10 10 (2.48%) Ant
11 9 (2.23%) Xcode
12 8 (1.99%) JMeter
12 8 (1.99%) Grunt
12 8 (1.99%) gulp
13 6 (1.49%) webpack
13 6 (1.49%) Bower
General
1 111 (27.54%) Finance
2 72 (17.87%) Banking
3 28 (6.95%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.71%) Front Office
5 17 (4.22%) Retail
6 12 (2.98%) Marketing
6 12 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.23%) Law
8 8 (1.99%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.74%) Games
10 6 (1.49%) Publishing
11 5 (1.24%) Back Office
12 4 (0.99%) Legal
13 3 (0.74%) Advertising
14 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.50%) Electronics
14 2 (0.50%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.50%) Hindi Language
15 1 (0.25%) iGaming
15 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 246 (61.04%) Developer
2 45 (11.17%) Java Developer
3 40 (9.93%) Senior Developer
4 39 (9.68%) Analyst
5 32 (7.94%) Architect
6 25 (6.20%) C# Developer
7 22 (5.46%) Consultant
8 20 (4.96%) .NET Developer
9 17 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 16 (3.97%) Web Developer
11 15 (3.72%) iOS Developer
12 14 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.23%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.73%) Android Developer
15 10 (2.48%) CRM Developer
15 10 (2.48%) Software Developer
16 9 (2.23%) SQL Developer
16 9 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 8 (1.99%) AWS Developer
17 8 (1.99%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (38.21%) HTML
2 126 (31.27%) Web Services
3 122 (30.27%) .NET
4 99 (24.57%) JSON
5 88 (21.84%) CSS
6 81 (20.10%) SOAP
7 65 (16.13%) REST
8 63 (15.63%) XSLT
9 50 (12.41%) jQuery
10 48 (11.91%) ASP.NET
11 47 (11.66%) HTML5
12 38 (9.43%) Spring
13 37 (9.18%) WCF
14 35 (8.68%) Ajax
14 35 (8.68%) .NET Framework
15 33 (8.19%) Hibernate
16 26 (6.45%) XSL
17 24 (5.96%) XSD
17 24 (5.96%) RESTful
17 24 (5.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.19%) Mobile App
2 30 (7.44%) User Experience
3 20 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.22%) Derivative
5 15 (3.72%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.98%) N-Tier
6 12 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.98%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.23%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.99%) Social Media
10 7 (1.74%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.24%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.24%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.24%) Replication
11 5 (1.24%) Equities
12 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.99%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.87%) Linux
2 50 (12.41%) Windows
3 48 (11.91%) UNIX
4 26 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.96%) Android
6 7 (1.74%) Solaris
7 4 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.74%) AIX
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (19.60%) TDD
3 66 (16.38%) OO
4 59 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (11.66%) Scrum
6 43 (10.67%) MVC
7 34 (8.44%) Unit Testing
8 33 (8.19%) Web Development
9 31 (7.69%) Project Management
10 29 (7.20%) CRM
11 28 (6.95%) ETL
11 28 (6.95%) SDLC
12 26 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (6.45%) SOA
12 26 (6.45%) Software Engineering
13 25 (6.20%) BDD
14 22 (5.46%) E-Commerce
15 20 (4.96%) OOP
16 19 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (4.71%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 178 (44.17%) SQL
2 143 (35.48%) Java
3 140 (34.74%) JavaScript
4 96 (23.82%) C#
5 35 (8.68%) T-SQL
6 31 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 28 (6.95%) Python
8 24 (5.96%) C++
8 24 (5.96%) Perl
8 24 (5.96%) PHP
9 21 (5.21%) Objective-C
10 16 (3.97%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.72%) XPath
12 14 (3.47%) Ruby
13 12 (2.98%) VBA
13 12 (2.98%) VB
14 9 (2.23%) Groovy
14 9 (2.23%) Scala
14 9 (2.23%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.99%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (5.71%) Degree
2 13 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.74%) MCITP
5 3 (0.74%) MCSE
6 2 (0.50%) MCSD
6 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) PMP
7 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.20%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) HL7
2 2 (0.50%) DICOM
2 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.50%) EMIR
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) COBIT
3 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.99%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.49%) SRDF
3 6 (1.49%) NFS
3 6 (1.49%) Xen
3 6 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.49%) KVM
4 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.74%) Varnish
6 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.23%) yum
3 3 (0.74%) Puppet
3 3 (0.74%) Jitterbit
4 2 (0.50%) SCOM
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.50%) Ansible
4 2 (0.50%) Control-M
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 79 (19.60%) Oracle
2 50 (12.41%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.47%) Informatica
4 17 (4.22%) Sybase
5 14 (3.47%) IBM
5 14 (3.47%) TIBCO
6 12 (2.98%) VMware
6 12 (2.98%) HP
7 10 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.23%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.99%) Coverity
9 8 (1.99%) Tableau
10 7 (1.74%) Ektron
10 7 (1.74%) DataSynapse
10 7 (1.74%) DevExpress
11 6 (1.49%) Splunk
11 6 (1.49%) Adobe
11 6 (1.49%) EMC
11 6 (1.49%) Intel
11 6 (1.49%) NetApp
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £600 Per Annum Excellent rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £499.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago