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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 42 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing XML 222 220 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.03% 3.55% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.42% 11.96% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 184 208
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.72 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1654 1839 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.02% 29.71% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1405 1376
Average daily rate £425 £430 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 20
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £37.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £190.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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.

1 170 (41.06%) SQL
2 155 (37.44%) HTML
3 146 (35.27%) Java
4 143 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (32.85%) JavaScript
6 128 (30.92%) Web Services
7 124 (29.95%) .NET
8 109 (26.33%) JSON
9 103 (24.88%) Finance
10 98 (23.67%) C#
11 97 (23.43%) SQL Server
12 88 (21.26%) CSS
13 84 (20.29%) TDD
14 73 (17.63%) SOAP
15 66 (15.94%) OO
16 65 (15.70%) Linux
17 64 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (14.98%) Oracle
19 61 (14.73%) XSLT
20 60 (14.49%) REST
21 55 (13.29%) Scrum
22 53 (12.80%) Microsoft
23 52 (12.56%) Banking
24 50 (12.08%) jQuery
25 47 (11.35%) ASP.NET
26 46 (11.11%) Spring
26 46 (11.11%) HTML5
27 41 (9.90%) Unit Testing
28 40 (9.66%) MVC
29 39 (9.42%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (4.83%) IIS
2 19 (4.59%) Apache
3 18 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.35%) Node.js
4 16 (3.86%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.14%) CMS
6 11 (2.66%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.69%) JBoss
9 6 (1.45%) Mule
9 6 (1.45%) Lync
10 5 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.21%) Drupal
11 4 (0.97%) nginx
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.48%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 22 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.93%) MS Office
3 7 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.97%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.97%) RMDS
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.72%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.72%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.48%) Radian6
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.69%) Office 365
3 6 (1.45%) Yammer
3 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.97%) Force.com
5 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.72%) Heroku
5 3 (0.72%) GitHub
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.07%) HTTP
2 7 (1.69%) Internet
3 6 (1.45%) Firewall
4 5 (1.21%) LDAP
5 4 (0.97%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.97%) SAN
6 3 (0.72%) SSL
6 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.72%) DNS
6 3 (0.72%) LAN
6 3 (0.72%) WAN
6 3 (0.72%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.72%) NAS
6 3 (0.72%) FCoE
6 3 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.72%) Multicast
6 3 (0.72%) FTP
7 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.48%) DMZ
7 2 (0.48%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (23.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.86%) MySQL
8 15 (3.62%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.90%) Big Data
10 11 (2.66%) DB2
11 10 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.69%) OLAP
13 7 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.45%) MS Access
14 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (1.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (8.94%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.70%) Subversion
3 29 (7.00%) Jenkins
4 28 (6.76%) Cucumber
5 25 (6.04%) Selenium
6 23 (5.56%) Maven
7 22 (5.31%) JUnit
8 20 (4.83%) Visual Studio
8 20 (4.83%) JIRA
9 17 (4.11%) Hudson
9 17 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (3.14%) WebDriver
10 13 (3.14%) Eclipse
11 10 (2.42%) Ant
11 10 (2.42%) Xcode
11 10 (2.42%) NUnit
12 8 (1.93%) JMeter
12 8 (1.93%) Grunt
13 6 (1.45%) Bower
13 6 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 103 (24.88%) Finance
2 52 (12.56%) Banking
3 24 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.11%) Front Office
5 16 (3.86%) Marketing
6 11 (2.66%) Retail
6 11 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.93%) Law
8 7 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.69%) Publishing
9 4 (0.97%) Games
10 3 (0.72%) Back Office
10 3 (0.72%) Electronics
10 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
11 2 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.48%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 258 (62.32%) Developer
2 44 (10.63%) Analyst
3 39 (9.42%) Java Developer
4 38 (9.18%) Senior Developer
5 32 (7.73%) Architect
6 28 (6.76%) .NET Developer
7 24 (5.80%) Consultant
8 23 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 20 (4.83%) iOS Developer
10 17 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (4.11%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.86%) Web Developer
12 12 (2.90%) Software Developer
12 12 (2.90%) SQL Developer
12 12 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (2.90%) Android Developer
13 11 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (2.42%) Applications Support
14 10 (2.42%) Test Analyst
14 10 (2.42%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (37.44%) HTML
2 128 (30.92%) Web Services
3 124 (29.95%) .NET
4 109 (26.33%) JSON
5 88 (21.26%) CSS
6 73 (17.63%) SOAP
7 61 (14.73%) XSLT
8 60 (14.49%) REST
9 50 (12.08%) jQuery
10 47 (11.35%) ASP.NET
11 46 (11.11%) Spring
11 46 (11.11%) HTML5
12 35 (8.45%) Ajax
13 33 (7.97%) Hibernate
13 33 (7.97%) RESTful
14 31 (7.49%) WCF
15 28 (6.76%) .NET Framework
15 28 (6.76%) J2EE
16 26 (6.28%) XSD
17 25 (6.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.76%) User Experience
1 28 (6.76%) Mobile App
2 27 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.31%) Open Source
4 18 (4.35%) Derivative
5 16 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.62%) Client/Server
7 14 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.42%) N-Tier
9 9 (2.17%) Social Media
10 8 (1.93%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.93%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (1.45%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.21%) NHS
13 4 (0.97%) DTV
13 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.97%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.97%) iPhone
13 4 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 65 (15.70%) Linux
2 39 (9.42%) Windows
3 38 (9.18%) UNIX
4 29 (7.00%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.83%) Android
6 5 (1.21%) Solaris
7 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) VMS
9 1 (0.24%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.24%) Debian
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (20.29%) TDD
3 66 (15.94%) OO
4 64 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (13.29%) Scrum
6 41 (9.90%) Unit Testing
7 40 (9.66%) MVC
8 31 (7.49%) Web Development
9 30 (7.25%) CRM
10 29 (7.00%) Test Automation
11 28 (6.76%) BDD
11 28 (6.76%) ETL
12 27 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 26 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.28%) SOA
14 25 (6.04%) OOP
15 23 (5.56%) Project Management
15 23 (5.56%) iOS Development
16 22 (5.31%) Software Engineering
17 21 (5.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 170 (41.06%) SQL
2 146 (35.27%) Java
3 136 (32.85%) JavaScript
4 98 (23.67%) C#
5 39 (9.42%) T-SQL
6 28 (6.76%) PL/SQL
7 26 (6.28%) PHP
8 25 (6.04%) C++
9 22 (5.31%) Python
9 22 (5.31%) Objective-C
10 19 (4.59%) Ruby
11 16 (3.86%) VBA
11 16 (3.86%) VB
11 16 (3.86%) Perl
12 15 (3.62%) XPath
13 14 (3.38%) Shell Script
13 14 (3.38%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.17%) C
14 9 (2.17%) Scala
14 9 (2.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 29 (7.00%) Degree
2 16 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
3 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (0.97%) MCITP
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.48%) MCSE
6 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.24%) MCP
6 1 (0.24%) MCSD
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PMP
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) MBA
6 1 (0.24%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.52%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.72%) EMIR
3 2 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.48%) HL7
3 2 (0.48%) DICOM
3 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.72%) Xen
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.72%) SRDF
3 3 (0.72%) Varnish
3 3 (0.72%) NFS
3 3 (0.72%) KVM
4 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.42%) yum
3 7 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.97%) Puppet
5 3 (0.72%) Jitterbit
6 2 (0.48%) Ansible
6 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Control-M
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) WMI
7 1 (0.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (14.98%) Oracle
2 53 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.86%) Informatica
4 10 (2.42%) TIBCO
4 10 (2.42%) IBM
5 9 (2.17%) HP
5 9 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.93%) VMware
6 8 (1.93%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.93%) Adobe
7 7 (1.69%) Sybase
7 7 (1.69%) Tableau
8 6 (1.45%) Splunk
8 6 (1.45%) SAP
9 5 (1.21%) DevExpress
9 5 (1.21%) Coverity
10 4 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.97%) Google
10 4 (0.97%) DataSynapse
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