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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 39 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 250 377 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.32% 5.12% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.64% 17.11% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 296 269
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £34.25 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +29.31%
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
1708 2204 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.53% 29.92% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1685 1755
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 20 August 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
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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.

1 179 (36.09%) SQL
2 176 (35.48%) HTML
3 168 (33.87%) Java
4 165 (33.27%) Web Services
5 162 (32.66%) JavaScript
6 156 (31.45%) .NET
7 136 (27.42%) C#
8 131 (26.41%) CSS
9 118 (23.79%) SQL Server
10 117 (23.59%) Finance
11 114 (22.98%) JSON
12 98 (19.76%) Oracle
13 86 (17.34%) ASP.NET
13 86 (17.34%) Linux
14 85 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
15 84 (16.94%) TDD
16 80 (16.13%) MVC
17 77 (15.52%) OO
17 77 (15.52%) jQuery
18 74 (14.92%) XSLT
19 72 (14.52%) Scrum
19 72 (14.52%) Banking
20 71 (14.31%) SOAP
21 66 (13.31%) Windows
22 63 (12.70%) HTML5
23 59 (11.90%) REST
24 58 (11.69%) BDD
25 57 (11.49%) SOA
25 57 (11.49%) HTTP
26 56 (11.29%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 37 (7.46%) IIS
1 37 (7.46%) CMS
2 29 (5.85%) Apache
3 27 (5.44%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 19 (3.83%) Umbraco
5 19 (3.83%) Node.js
6 18 (3.63%) WebLogic
7 17 (3.43%) Tomcat
8 15 (3.02%) WebSphere
8 15 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.21%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (1.01%) DNN
12 5 (1.01%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.42%) MS Office
3 7 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.60%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.20%) GIMP
6 1 (0.20%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.21%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.60%) RMDS
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.40%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.40%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.82%) SaaS
3 8 (1.61%) PaaS
4 5 (1.01%) IaaS
4 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.81%) Force.com
6 3 (0.60%) GitHub
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.49%) HTTP
2 21 (4.23%) SSL
3 12 (2.42%) Internet
4 10 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.41%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.41%) Firewall
6 6 (1.21%) SAN
7 5 (1.01%) FTP
8 3 (0.60%) Multicast
8 3 (0.60%) FCoE
8 3 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.60%) NAS
8 3 (0.60%) LAN
8 3 (0.60%) VoIP
8 3 (0.60%) WAN
8 3 (0.60%) DNS
8 3 (0.60%) LDAP
9 2 (0.40%) SSH
9 2 (0.40%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.40%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.07%) Relational Database
3 41 (8.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (6.05%) MySQL
7 29 (5.85%) Oracle Database
8 24 (4.84%) NoSQL
9 22 (4.44%) MongoDB
10 15 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.81%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.41%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.41%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 40 (8.06%) Subversion
3 35 (7.06%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 26 (5.24%) JIRA
6 25 (5.04%) Selenium
6 25 (5.04%) NUnit
7 20 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.63%) Xcode
9 16 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 16 (3.23%) JUnit
10 15 (3.02%) Jenkins
11 14 (2.82%) Maven
12 13 (2.62%) WATIR
13 12 (2.42%) Mercurial
14 11 (2.22%) Mockito
14 11 (2.22%) WebDriver
14 11 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (1.41%) FogBugz
15 7 (1.41%) Trac
General
1 117 (23.59%) Finance
2 72 (14.52%) Banking
3 46 (9.27%) Investment Banking
4 29 (5.85%) Front Office
5 15 (3.02%) Back Office
6 14 (2.82%) Advertising
7 12 (2.42%) Publishing
8 11 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.81%) Retail
10 7 (1.41%) Marketing
11 5 (1.01%) Billing
11 5 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.60%) Local Government
12 3 (0.60%) Games
13 2 (0.40%) Law
13 2 (0.40%) Legal
14 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 297 (59.88%) Developer
2 56 (11.29%) Analyst
3 49 (9.88%) Java Developer
4 41 (8.27%) .NET Developer
5 38 (7.66%) Senior Developer
6 33 (6.65%) Architect
7 28 (5.65%) iOS Developer
8 21 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
8 21 (4.23%) Consultant
9 20 (4.03%) Business Analyst
10 19 (3.83%) Web Developer
11 17 (3.43%) C# Developer
12 13 (2.62%) Test Analyst
12 13 (2.62%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.42%) PHP Developer
13 12 (2.42%) ETL Developer
13 12 (2.42%) Tester
14 11 (2.22%) SQL Developer
15 10 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
16 9 (1.81%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (35.48%) HTML
2 165 (33.27%) Web Services
3 156 (31.45%) .NET
4 131 (26.41%) CSS
5 114 (22.98%) JSON
6 86 (17.34%) ASP.NET
7 77 (15.52%) jQuery
8 74 (14.92%) XSLT
9 71 (14.31%) SOAP
10 63 (12.70%) HTML5
11 59 (11.90%) REST
12 56 (11.29%) Spring
13 51 (10.28%) .NET Framework
14 49 (9.88%) Ajax
15 40 (8.06%) XSD
15 40 (8.06%) CSS3
15 40 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (7.66%) WCF
17 35 (7.06%) XSL
18 34 (6.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.06%) Computer Science
1 35 (7.06%) Derivative
2 20 (4.03%) Fixed Income
2 20 (4.03%) Data Integration
3 17 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.02%) Open Source
5 15 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.22%) iPhone
7 10 (2.02%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (1.41%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.21%) iPad
9 6 (1.21%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.01%) Social Media
10 5 (1.01%) Grid Computing
11 4 (0.81%) Equities
11 4 (0.81%) GIS
11 4 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 86 (17.34%) Linux
2 66 (13.31%) Windows
3 54 (10.89%) UNIX
4 32 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 24 (4.84%) Android
6 10 (2.02%) Solaris
7 9 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.60%) AIX
9 3 (0.60%) HPUX
9 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (16.94%) TDD
3 80 (16.13%) MVC
4 77 (15.52%) OO
5 72 (14.52%) Scrum
6 58 (11.69%) BDD
7 57 (11.49%) SOA
8 45 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (8.47%) ETL
10 36 (7.26%) UML
11 34 (6.85%) Software Engineering
11 34 (6.85%) Migration
11 34 (6.85%) E-Commerce
12 33 (6.65%) Unit Testing
13 31 (6.25%) Project Management
14 30 (6.05%) iOS Development
14 30 (6.05%) Web Development
14 30 (6.05%) Test Automation
15 29 (5.85%) Content Management
16 27 (5.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 179 (36.09%) SQL
2 168 (33.87%) Java
3 162 (32.66%) JavaScript
4 136 (27.42%) C#
5 49 (9.88%) T-SQL
6 36 (7.26%) PHP
7 35 (7.06%) PL/SQL
8 32 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 31 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 30 (6.05%) Ruby
11 24 (4.84%) Python
12 23 (4.64%) C++
13 19 (3.83%) XPath
14 15 (3.02%) VB.NET
15 13 (2.62%) C
16 12 (2.42%) VB
16 12 (2.42%) Perl
17 11 (2.22%) Bash Shell
18 10 (2.02%) VBA
19 9 (1.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (9.07%) Degree
2 18 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.81%) ISEB
5 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.81%) BC Cleared
5 4 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.40%) MCITP
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.40%) MCSD
7 2 (0.40%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) IIBA
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.45%) QA
2 7 (1.41%) EMIR
3 4 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.60%) HL7
4 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.01%) SRDF
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.60%) NFS
4 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.40%) Xen
5 2 (0.40%) KVM
6 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.40%) Control-M
3 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 98 (19.76%) Oracle
2 55 (11.09%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.24%) Sitecore
4 20 (4.03%) IBM
4 20 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (3.63%) Sybase
6 17 (3.43%) EPiServer
7 15 (3.02%) Ektron
8 11 (2.22%) Google
9 10 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.81%) JBoss
10 9 (1.81%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.81%) TIBCO
10 9 (1.81%) RedDot
11 8 (1.61%) Adobe
11 8 (1.61%) Zend
12 7 (1.41%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.41%) DevExpress
12 7 (1.41%) Murex
12 7 (1.41%) Bloomberg
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