The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 45 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 235 276 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.78% 4.40% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.81% 15.72% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 210 220
Average daily rate £450 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.40 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1834 1756 1949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.47% 27.98% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1392 1405
Average daily rate £425 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
Average hourly rate £41.00 £135.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.62% +321.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
London

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 229 (44.47%) Java
2 197 (38.25%) HTML
3 185 (35.92%) SQL
4 173 (33.59%) JavaScript
5 148 (28.74%) CSS
6 146 (28.35%) Web Services
7 128 (24.85%) .NET
8 123 (23.88%) Oracle
8 123 (23.88%) Banking
9 119 (23.11%) SQL Server
10 117 (22.72%) Finance
11 115 (22.33%) C#
12 97 (18.83%) JSON
13 91 (17.67%) Windows
13 91 (17.67%) Linux
13 91 (17.67%) TDD
14 88 (17.09%) jQuery
15 78 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
16 70 (13.59%) MVC
17 68 (13.20%) Scrum
17 68 (13.20%) XSLT
18 67 (13.01%) SOAP
18 67 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
19 65 (12.62%) OO
19 65 (12.62%) Subversion
19 65 (12.62%) Ajax
20 63 (12.23%) UNIX
21 60 (11.65%) Investment Banking
21 60 (11.65%) HTML5
21 60 (11.65%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (7.96%) IIS
2 37 (7.18%) Tomcat
3 33 (6.41%) Apache
4 29 (5.63%) WebLogic
5 26 (5.05%) SharePoint
6 25 (4.85%) CMS
6 25 (4.85%) WebSphere
7 20 (3.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 13 (2.52%) Umbraco
9 12 (2.33%) Node.js
10 10 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
11 9 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
13 6 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.97%) Confluence
15 4 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
15 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.75%) MS Office
3 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.58%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.19%) Mingle
6 1 (0.19%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.19%) Maya
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.17%) RMDS
3 6 (1.17%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.97%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.78%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.39%) Magento
8 1 (0.19%) Aligne
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.19%) Summit
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.19%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.72%) SaaS
3 8 (1.55%) PaaS
4 7 (1.36%) GitHub
4 7 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.97%) IaaS
5 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Force.com
6 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.49%) HTTP
2 12 (2.33%) SSL
3 11 (2.14%) Internet
4 10 (1.94%) SAN
5 8 (1.55%) LDAP
6 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.36%) Intranet
6 7 (1.36%) DNS
6 7 (1.36%) Network Security
7 6 (1.17%) NAS
7 6 (1.17%) FTP
7 6 (1.17%) FCoE
7 6 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (1.17%) Multicast
7 6 (1.17%) Firewall
7 6 (1.17%) LAN
7 6 (1.17%) WAN
8 5 (0.97%) CHAP
9 4 (0.78%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.65%) Relational Database
3 35 (6.80%) MySQL
4 32 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (5.44%) RDBMS
6 28 (5.44%) Oracle Database
7 27 (5.24%) MongoDB
8 24 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (4.47%) NoSQL
10 18 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.75%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.55%) HBase
15 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.97%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 4 (0.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 65 (12.62%) Subversion
2 45 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 32 (6.21%) JUnit
4 31 (6.02%) Maven
5 28 (5.44%) Selenium
6 26 (5.05%) Visual Studio
6 26 (5.05%) Hudson
6 26 (5.05%) Jenkins
7 23 (4.47%) JIRA
8 22 (4.27%) Cucumber
9 17 (3.30%) NUnit
10 16 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (2.72%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (2.52%) Toad
12 13 (2.52%) Eclipse
12 13 (2.52%) CruiseControl
13 12 (2.33%) MSI
14 11 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (2.14%) Ant
14 11 (2.14%) WiX
General
1 123 (23.88%) Banking
2 117 (22.72%) Finance
3 60 (11.65%) Investment Banking
4 24 (4.66%) Back Office
5 17 (3.30%) Retail
6 15 (2.91%) Publishing
7 13 (2.52%) Front Office
8 11 (2.14%) Advertising
9 10 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.94%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.75%) Billing
11 7 (1.36%) Marketing
12 5 (0.97%) Legal
13 3 (0.58%) Local Government
14 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.39%) Games
15 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.19%) Law
15 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 314 (60.97%) Developer
2 60 (11.65%) Java Developer
3 51 (9.90%) Analyst
4 38 (7.38%) Senior Developer
4 38 (7.38%) .NET Developer
5 34 (6.60%) Architect
6 25 (4.85%) Web Developer
7 24 (4.66%) Consultant
8 20 (3.88%) C# Developer
9 17 (3.30%) Front-End Developer
10 14 (2.72%) Designer
10 14 (2.72%) C++ Developer
11 12 (2.33%) SQL Developer
11 12 (2.33%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.33%) Tester
11 12 (2.33%) SharePoint Developer
11 12 (2.33%) iOS Developer
12 11 (2.14%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (1.94%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (1.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (38.25%) HTML
2 148 (28.74%) CSS
3 146 (28.35%) Web Services
4 128 (24.85%) .NET
5 97 (18.83%) JSON
6 88 (17.09%) jQuery
7 68 (13.20%) XSLT
8 67 (13.01%) SOAP
9 65 (12.62%) Ajax
10 60 (11.65%) HTML5
11 55 (10.68%) Spring
12 50 (9.71%) ASP.NET
13 47 (9.13%) REST
14 42 (8.16%) CSS3
14 42 (8.16%) WCF
15 40 (7.77%) RESTful
16 33 (6.41%) JSP
17 32 (6.21%) J2EE
18 29 (5.63%) XSL
18 29 (5.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.83%) Derivative
2 21 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (3.69%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.50%) Equities
5 15 (2.91%) Open Source
6 10 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.94%) W3C
7 8 (1.55%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.55%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.36%) SWIFT
8 7 (1.36%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (1.17%) iPhone
10 5 (0.97%) NHS
10 5 (0.97%) Grid Computing
10 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.78%) GIS
11 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 91 (17.67%) Windows
1 91 (17.67%) Linux
2 63 (12.23%) UNIX
3 19 (3.69%) Solaris
3 19 (3.69%) Android
4 16 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.36%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.97%) CentOS
8 4 (0.78%) zOS
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.58%) HPUX
10 2 (0.39%) AIX
10 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.39%) SUSE
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.67%) TDD
2 78 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (13.59%) MVC
4 68 (13.20%) Scrum
5 67 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (12.62%) OO
7 52 (10.10%) BDD
8 48 (9.32%) Workflow
9 44 (8.54%) Web Development
10 40 (7.77%) Unit Testing
11 38 (7.38%) E-Commerce
12 37 (7.18%) SOA
12 37 (7.18%) Test Automation
13 29 (5.63%) ETL
14 27 (5.24%) UML
15 26 (5.05%) Project Management
15 26 (5.05%) Kanban
16 24 (4.66%) Data Modelling
16 24 (4.66%) Content Management
17 23 (4.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 229 (44.47%) Java
2 185 (35.92%) SQL
3 173 (33.59%) JavaScript
4 115 (22.33%) C#
5 38 (7.38%) PHP
5 38 (7.38%) Ruby
6 36 (6.99%) PL/SQL
7 35 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 34 (6.60%) C++
9 29 (5.63%) Perl
9 29 (5.63%) Shell Script
10 20 (3.88%) Groovy
11 17 (3.30%) XPath
11 17 (3.30%) VB
11 17 (3.30%) Python
12 16 (3.11%) Objective-C
13 15 (2.91%) C
14 13 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 11 (2.14%) VBA
16 9 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (6.02%) Degree
2 16 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.97%) ISEB
4 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) MCITP
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.39%) MCSD
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) PhD
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) MCAD
7 1 (0.19%) MCPD
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.66%) QA
2 8 (1.55%) HL7
3 3 (0.58%) COBIT
3 3 (0.58%) EMIR
4 2 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9002
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) Basel III
4 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.36%) SRDF
3 6 (1.17%) NFS
3 6 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.97%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.39%) Oozie
6 2 (0.39%) MOM
6 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.39%) Control-M
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.19%) StatsD
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 123 (23.88%) Oracle
2 48 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.83%) Sybase
4 20 (3.88%) IBM
5 17 (3.30%) JBoss
6 13 (2.52%) HP
7 12 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 11 (2.14%) Business Objects
8 11 (2.14%) Google
9 10 (1.94%) EMC
9 10 (1.94%) Sun
10 9 (1.75%) Adobe
11 8 (1.55%) Informatica
12 7 (1.36%) Cisco
12 7 (1.36%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.36%) 29West
13 6 (1.17%) Talend
13 6 (1.17%) DataSynapse
13 6 (1.17%) SAP
13 6 (1.17%) Intel
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