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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 38 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 270 385 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.61% 5.36% 4.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.59% 18.17% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 309 265
Average daily rate
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£445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
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 £34.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
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
1732 2119 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.57% 29.52% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1616 1657
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
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 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.71%
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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 190 (36.82%) HTML
2 187 (36.24%) SQL
3 181 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (33.91%) Java
5 168 (32.56%) JavaScript
6 160 (31.01%) .NET
7 159 (30.81%) Web Services
8 139 (26.94%) C#
9 133 (25.78%) CSS
10 132 (25.58%) Finance
11 121 (23.45%) JSON
12 119 (23.06%) SQL Server
13 100 (19.38%) Oracle
14 88 (17.05%) TDD
15 86 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 84 (16.28%) Linux
17 83 (16.09%) MVC
18 78 (15.12%) OO
19 76 (14.73%) Banking
20 75 (14.53%) jQuery
21 72 (13.95%) XSLT
22 68 (13.18%) HTML5
23 66 (12.79%) SOAP
23 66 (12.79%) Scrum
24 65 (12.60%) Windows
25 61 (11.82%) UNIX
25 61 (11.82%) Spring
26 60 (11.63%) REST
27 59 (11.43%) BDD
28 58 (11.24%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 36 (6.98%) CMS
2 32 (6.20%) IIS
3 30 (5.81%) Apache
4 27 (5.23%) SharePoint
5 23 (4.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (3.49%) Node.js
7 17 (3.29%) WebLogic
7 17 (3.29%) Tomcat
8 16 (3.10%) Umbraco
9 14 (2.71%) WebSphere
10 11 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (1.55%) Confluence
12 7 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.16%) Joomla!
13 6 (1.16%) OpenStack
13 6 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.71%) Photoshop
3 12 (2.33%) MS Office
4 9 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.78%) MS Project
6 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.58%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.19%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.19%) GIMP
8 1 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.16%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.58%) RMDS
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.39%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.39%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Global One
7 1 (0.19%) Summit
7 1 (0.19%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.19%) Minerva
7 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.16%) Force.com
3 5 (0.97%) SaaS
4 3 (0.58%) PaaS
4 3 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.50%) HTTP
2 20 (3.88%) SSL
3 15 (2.91%) Internet
4 9 (1.74%) HTTPS
4 9 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.36%) FTP
5 7 (1.36%) Firewall
6 5 (0.97%) SAN
7 4 (0.78%) VPN
7 4 (0.78%) LDAP
8 3 (0.58%) LAN
8 3 (0.58%) VoIP
8 3 (0.58%) WAN
8 3 (0.58%) NAS
8 3 (0.58%) AMQP
8 3 (0.58%) FCoE
8 3 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.58%) Multicast
8 3 (0.58%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.14%) Relational Database
3 37 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (6.98%) MySQL
5 33 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 24 (4.65%) Oracle Database
8 18 (3.49%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.13%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.55%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.36%) Big Data
12 7 (1.36%) Redis
12 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.16%) PowerCenter
13 6 (1.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (9.69%) Subversion
2 49 (9.50%) Visual Studio
3 38 (7.36%) Git (software)
4 37 (7.17%) JIRA
5 31 (6.01%) Cucumber
6 25 (4.84%) NUnit
7 23 (4.46%) Selenium
8 20 (3.88%) Maven
8 20 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (3.49%) Xcode
10 17 (3.29%) Eclipse
11 15 (2.91%) JUnit
11 15 (2.91%) Jenkins
12 14 (2.71%) Mercurial
13 12 (2.33%) WATIR
13 12 (2.33%) Mockito
13 12 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
14 8 (1.55%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.55%) Redmine
14 8 (1.55%) FogBugz
General
1 132 (25.58%) Finance
2 76 (14.73%) Banking
3 45 (8.72%) Investment Banking
4 35 (6.78%) Front Office
5 15 (2.91%) Back Office
5 15 (2.91%) Publishing
6 14 (2.71%) Advertising
6 14 (2.71%) Marketing
7 10 (1.94%) Retail
8 9 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
10 3 (0.58%) Games
10 3 (0.58%) Billing
10 3 (0.58%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 316 (61.24%) Developer
2 62 (12.02%) Analyst
3 52 (10.08%) Java Developer
4 42 (8.14%) Senior Developer
5 38 (7.36%) .NET Developer
6 33 (6.40%) Architect
7 30 (5.81%) iOS Developer
8 23 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 20 (3.88%) Web Developer
9 20 (3.88%) Consultant
10 18 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
11 17 (3.29%) Test Analyst
11 17 (3.29%) C# Developer
12 15 (2.91%) PHP Developer
12 15 (2.91%) ETL Developer
13 14 (2.71%) SQL Developer
14 11 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (2.13%) Lead Developer
14 11 (2.13%) Tester
15 10 (1.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (36.82%) HTML
2 160 (31.01%) .NET
3 159 (30.81%) Web Services
4 133 (25.78%) CSS
5 121 (23.45%) JSON
6 86 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 75 (14.53%) jQuery
8 72 (13.95%) XSLT
9 68 (13.18%) HTML5
10 66 (12.79%) SOAP
11 61 (11.82%) Spring
12 60 (11.63%) REST
13 47 (9.11%) .NET Framework
14 45 (8.72%) Ajax
14 45 (8.72%) XSD
15 39 (7.56%) CSS3
15 39 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (7.17%) RESTful
17 36 (6.98%) XSL
18 35 (6.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.36%) Derivative
3 34 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.84%) Fixed Income
5 20 (3.88%) Data Integration
6 19 (3.68%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (3.29%) User Experience
9 16 (3.10%) Open Source
10 14 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
12 11 (2.13%) iPhone
13 8 (1.55%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.16%) NHS
14 6 (1.16%) Reference Data
14 6 (1.16%) Social Media
14 6 (1.16%) iPad
15 5 (0.97%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
16 4 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 84 (16.28%) Linux
2 65 (12.60%) Windows
3 61 (11.82%) UNIX
4 35 (6.78%) Apple iOS
5 22 (4.26%) Android
6 10 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.36%) Solaris
9 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.39%) AIX
10 2 (0.39%) HPUX
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (17.05%) TDD
3 83 (16.09%) MVC
4 78 (15.12%) OO
5 66 (12.79%) Scrum
6 59 (11.43%) BDD
7 56 (10.85%) SOA
8 51 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (9.30%) ETL
10 40 (7.75%) UML
11 38 (7.36%) E-Commerce
12 36 (6.98%) Migration
13 35 (6.78%) Web Development
14 33 (6.40%) Project Management
15 32 (6.20%) Software Engineering
16 31 (6.01%) iOS Development
17 30 (5.81%) Workflow
18 28 (5.43%) Content Management
18 28 (5.43%) Test Automation
19 27 (5.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 187 (36.24%) SQL
2 175 (33.91%) Java
3 168 (32.56%) JavaScript
4 139 (26.94%) C#
5 47 (9.11%) T-SQL
6 40 (7.75%) PHP
7 32 (6.20%) Objective-C
8 31 (6.01%) Ruby
8 31 (6.01%) PL/SQL
9 27 (5.23%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.65%) C++
11 23 (4.46%) Python
12 19 (3.68%) XPath
13 14 (2.71%) VB.NET
14 13 (2.52%) C
14 13 (2.52%) VB
14 13 (2.52%) Perl
15 11 (2.13%) VBA
16 9 (1.74%) Scala
16 9 (1.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (8.72%) Degree
2 17 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.36%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.36%) ISEB
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.78%) BC Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.58%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.39%) MCSD
6 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) IIBA
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.78%) QA
2 8 (1.55%) EMIR
3 4 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.58%) HL7
4 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (0.97%) SRDF
2 3 (0.58%) NFS
3 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.39%) KVM
3 2 (0.39%) HDFS
3 2 (0.39%) Xen
4 1 (0.19%) Varnish
4 1 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.97%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.39%) Control-M
3 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.39%) SCOM
3 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 100 (19.38%) Oracle
2 58 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 24 (4.65%) Sitecore
4 21 (4.07%) Sybase
5 20 (3.88%) IBM
6 16 (3.10%) EPiServer
7 14 (2.71%) JBoss
8 13 (2.52%) Google
8 13 (2.52%) Ektron
9 12 (2.33%) Business Objects
10 11 (2.13%) TIBCO
10 11 (2.13%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.94%) RedDot
12 9 (1.74%) Zend
12 9 (1.74%) Informatica
12 9 (1.74%) Murex
13 8 (1.55%) Adobe
13 8 (1.55%) DevExpress
14 6 (1.16%) DataSynapse
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