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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 38 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 254 330 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.32% 4.64% 5.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.72% 15.59% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 257 293
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% -0.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1726 2117 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.34% 29.79% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1636 1682
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +22.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 192 (39.26%) Java
2 176 (35.99%) HTML
2 176 (35.99%) SQL
3 174 (35.58%) Web Services
4 161 (32.92%) JavaScript
5 145 (29.65%) .NET
6 137 (28.02%) CSS
7 120 (24.54%) C#
8 115 (23.52%) Finance
9 112 (22.90%) JSON
10 111 (22.70%) SQL Server
11 101 (20.65%) Oracle
12 88 (18.00%) TDD
13 86 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
14 82 (16.77%) Linux
15 80 (16.36%) OO
16 78 (15.95%) Banking
17 77 (15.75%) jQuery
18 74 (15.13%) MVC
18 74 (15.13%) ASP.NET
19 70 (14.31%) Windows
20 67 (13.70%) SOAP
20 67 (13.70%) XSLT
20 67 (13.70%) HTML5
21 62 (12.68%) Scrum
22 60 (12.27%) REST
23 56 (11.45%) BDD
24 54 (11.04%) Spring
24 54 (11.04%) UNIX
24 54 (11.04%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 38 (7.77%) IIS
2 31 (6.34%) Apache
3 30 (6.13%) CMS
4 24 (4.91%) SharePoint
5 19 (3.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (3.68%) Umbraco
7 17 (3.48%) Node.js
8 16 (3.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 16 (3.27%) WebLogic
8 16 (3.27%) Tomcat
9 14 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (2.45%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.23%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.82%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.82%) Confluence
15 4 (0.82%) Liferay
Applications
1 19 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.66%) MS Office
3 10 (2.04%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.61%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.20%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 12 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.23%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.82%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.61%) RMDS
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.41%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.41%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.86%) SaaS
3 8 (1.64%) PaaS
4 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.02%) IaaS
6 3 (0.61%) GitHub
7 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.02%) HTTP
2 15 (3.07%) SSL
3 13 (2.66%) Internet
4 10 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.23%) SAN
5 6 (1.23%) HTTPS
6 5 (1.02%) FTP
6 5 (1.02%) LDAP
7 4 (0.82%) Firewall
8 3 (0.61%) Multicast
8 3 (0.61%) FCoE
8 3 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.61%) NAS
8 3 (0.61%) DNS
8 3 (0.61%) LAN
8 3 (0.61%) VoIP
8 3 (0.61%) WAN
9 2 (0.41%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.41%) RTSP
9 2 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 35 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (6.34%) Oracle Database
5 30 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (5.93%) MySQL
7 27 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (4.91%) MongoDB
8 24 (4.91%) NoSQL
9 17 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.64%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.43%) Big Data
14 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.23%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 44 (9.00%) Visual Studio
2 40 (8.18%) Subversion
3 33 (6.75%) Cucumber
4 31 (6.34%) Git (software)
5 29 (5.93%) Selenium
6 24 (4.91%) NUnit
7 22 (4.50%) Maven
8 21 (4.29%) JIRA
9 19 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (3.48%) JUnit
10 17 (3.48%) Xcode
11 16 (3.27%) Eclipse
11 16 (3.27%) Jenkins
11 16 (3.27%) WATIR
12 14 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (2.25%) WebDriver
14 10 (2.04%) Mockito
14 10 (2.04%) Mercurial
14 10 (2.04%) Hudson
15 9 (1.84%) Sahi
General
1 115 (23.52%) Finance
2 78 (15.95%) Banking
3 48 (9.82%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.09%) Front Office
5 16 (3.27%) Back Office
6 12 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.45%) Advertising
7 9 (1.84%) Publishing
8 8 (1.64%) Retail
9 6 (1.23%) Billing
10 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.82%) Marketing
12 3 (0.61%) Local Government
12 3 (0.61%) Games
12 3 (0.61%) Legal
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 290 (59.30%) Developer
2 53 (10.84%) Analyst
3 49 (10.02%) Java Developer
4 39 (7.98%) Senior Developer
5 36 (7.36%) .NET Developer
6 35 (7.16%) Architect
7 25 (5.11%) iOS Developer
8 22 (4.50%) Web Developer
8 22 (4.50%) Front-End Developer
9 21 (4.29%) Consultant
10 18 (3.68%) Business Analyst
11 17 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 12 (2.45%) PHP Developer
12 12 (2.45%) ETL Developer
13 11 (2.25%) Tester
13 11 (2.25%) Software Engineer
13 11 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (2.04%) Test Analyst
14 10 (2.04%) Support Analyst
14 10 (2.04%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (35.99%) HTML
2 174 (35.58%) Web Services
3 145 (29.65%) .NET
4 137 (28.02%) CSS
5 112 (22.90%) JSON
6 77 (15.75%) jQuery
7 74 (15.13%) ASP.NET
8 67 (13.70%) SOAP
8 67 (13.70%) XSLT
8 67 (13.70%) HTML5
9 60 (12.27%) REST
10 54 (11.04%) Spring
11 49 (10.02%) .NET Framework
12 46 (9.41%) Ajax
12 46 (9.41%) CSS3
13 35 (7.16%) WCF
14 34 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (6.75%) RESTful
16 32 (6.54%) XSD
17 29 (5.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.57%) Derivative
2 31 (6.34%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.50%) Open Source
4 19 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.48%) Data Integration
6 16 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.66%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.84%) iPhone
9 9 (1.84%) Credit Derivative
9 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.43%) Equities
11 6 (1.23%) iPad
11 6 (1.23%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.02%) Social Media
12 5 (1.02%) GIS
12 5 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.77%) Linux
2 70 (14.31%) Windows
3 54 (11.04%) UNIX
4 29 (5.93%) Apple iOS
5 22 (4.50%) Android
6 10 (2.04%) Solaris
7 9 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.61%) AIX
9 3 (0.61%) HPUX
10 2 (0.41%) zOS
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (18.00%) TDD
2 86 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (16.36%) OO
4 74 (15.13%) MVC
5 62 (12.68%) Scrum
6 56 (11.45%) BDD
7 54 (11.04%) SOA
8 52 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (7.36%) ETL
10 35 (7.16%) UML
11 34 (6.95%) Test Automation
12 33 (6.75%) Workflow
12 33 (6.75%) Unit Testing
13 32 (6.54%) Web Development
14 31 (6.34%) Project Management
14 31 (6.34%) Content Management
15 29 (5.93%) E-Commerce
15 29 (5.93%) Software Engineering
16 27 (5.52%) iOS Development
17 25 (5.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 192 (39.26%) Java
2 176 (35.99%) SQL
3 161 (32.92%) JavaScript
4 120 (24.54%) C#
5 44 (9.00%) T-SQL
6 37 (7.57%) PHP
7 34 (6.95%) PL/SQL
8 33 (6.75%) Ruby
9 29 (5.93%) Objective-C
10 27 (5.52%) Shell Script
11 24 (4.91%) Python
12 23 (4.70%) XPath
13 20 (4.09%) C++
14 14 (2.86%) Perl
15 12 (2.45%) VB
16 11 (2.25%) Groovy
16 11 (2.25%) Bash Shell
16 11 (2.25%) VB.NET
16 11 (2.25%) VBA
17 10 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (8.18%) Degree
2 16 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) ISEB
5 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.61%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.41%) MCSD
7 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) IIBA
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) MCAD
8 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.54%) QA
2 8 (1.64%) EMIR
3 5 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.41%) HL7
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.20%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) Basel II
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.02%) SRDF
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.61%) NFS
5 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.20%) KVM
6 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) Xen
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (2.66%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.41%) Control-M
3 2 (0.41%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) 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
1 101 (20.65%) Oracle
2 51 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.09%) Sitecore
4 19 (3.89%) IBM
5 16 (3.27%) Sybase
6 15 (3.07%) Ektron
6 15 (3.07%) EPiServer
7 14 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.04%) Google
8 10 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.04%) JBoss
9 9 (1.84%) Business Objects
9 9 (1.84%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.64%) RedDot
11 7 (1.43%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.43%) Zend
12 6 (1.23%) EMC
12 6 (1.23%) Adobe
12 6 (1.23%) Informatica
12 6 (1.23%) DevExpress
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Acorn
Rate: £26400 per annum + plus full benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago