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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 58 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 207 253 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.50% 4.32% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.54% 14.68% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 185 255
Average daily rate
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£445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
1794 1723 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.37% 29.45% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1289 1654
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £30.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 188 (43.42%) SQL
2 166 (38.34%) Java
3 161 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (34.87%) HTML
5 147 (33.95%) JavaScript
6 140 (32.33%) Web Services
7 128 (29.56%) .NET
8 116 (26.79%) SQL Server
9 114 (26.33%) Finance
10 108 (24.94%) JSON
11 103 (23.79%) C#
12 95 (21.94%) SOAP
13 94 (21.71%) Oracle
14 87 (20.09%) TDD
15 84 (19.40%) CSS
16 77 (17.78%) Linux
17 75 (17.32%) Banking
18 72 (16.63%) OO
19 71 (16.40%) REST
20 66 (15.24%) UNIX
21 65 (15.01%) XSLT
22 62 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
23 54 (12.47%) jQuery
24 53 (12.24%) Windows
25 51 (11.78%) ASP.NET
26 49 (11.32%) Microsoft
27 48 (11.09%) Spring
28 47 (10.85%) HTML5
29 46 (10.62%) Subversion
29 46 (10.62%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (5.54%) WebSphere
2 23 (5.31%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.62%) Node.js
4 19 (4.39%) Apache
5 17 (3.93%) CMS
5 17 (3.93%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.46%) IIS
7 14 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
8 11 (2.54%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.31%) JBoss
10 9 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.39%) Lync
13 4 (0.92%) Confluence
13 4 (0.92%) Drupal
13 4 (0.92%) Mule
13 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.46%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 27 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.15%) PowerPivot
3 5 (1.15%) MS Office
4 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.69%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.39%) RMDS
2 6 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.46%) Magento
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.46%) Radian6
6 1 (0.23%) ACBS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.23%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.39%) Office 365
3 6 (1.39%) Yammer
4 5 (1.15%) SaaS
5 4 (0.92%) Force.com
6 3 (0.69%) Heroku
6 3 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.69%) GitHub
7 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.23%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.77%) HTTP
2 13 (3.00%) LDAP
3 7 (1.62%) SAN
4 6 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.39%) LAN
4 6 (1.39%) WAN
4 6 (1.39%) Firewall
4 6 (1.39%) iSCSI
4 6 (1.39%) NAS
4 6 (1.39%) FCoE
4 6 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (1.39%) Multicast
5 5 (1.15%) Internet
6 3 (0.69%) SSL
7 2 (0.46%) FTP
7 2 (0.46%) DNS
7 2 (0.46%) Extranet
7 2 (0.46%) DMZ
7 2 (0.46%) CTI
7 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.47%) MySQL
4 27 (6.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (4.16%) DB2
6 18 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.77%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.54%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (2.08%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (1.85%) Big Data
14 7 (1.62%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (10.62%) Subversion
2 37 (8.55%) Git (software)
3 36 (8.31%) Jenkins
4 31 (7.16%) Maven
5 26 (6.00%) JIRA
6 19 (4.39%) JUnit
7 18 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (3.70%) Selenium
9 15 (3.46%) Ant
9 15 (3.46%) Eclipse
10 14 (3.23%) Visual Studio
11 13 (3.00%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.54%) NUnit
13 10 (2.31%) Hudson
14 9 (2.08%) Xcode
15 8 (1.85%) JMeter
16 6 (1.39%) TestNG
16 6 (1.39%) Mocha
16 6 (1.39%) QUnit
16 6 (1.39%) Jasmine
General
1 114 (26.33%) Finance
2 75 (17.32%) Banking
3 29 (6.70%) Investment Banking
4 25 (5.77%) Front Office
5 22 (5.08%) Retail
6 14 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.77%) Marketing
8 10 (2.31%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.31%) Law
9 7 (1.62%) Back Office
9 7 (1.62%) Games
10 5 (1.15%) Legal
11 3 (0.69%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 273 (63.05%) Developer
2 64 (14.78%) Java Developer
3 54 (12.47%) Senior Developer
4 42 (9.70%) Analyst
5 31 (7.16%) Architect
6 28 (6.47%) C# Developer
7 24 (5.54%) .NET Developer
8 20 (4.62%) Consultant
9 19 (4.39%) Web Developer
10 18 (4.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (3.93%) iOS Developer
11 17 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (3.00%) Business Analyst
13 12 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.54%) Android Developer
15 10 (2.31%) Software Developer
15 10 (2.31%) SQL Developer
16 9 (2.08%) CRM Developer
16 9 (2.08%) AWS Developer
17 8 (1.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (34.87%) HTML
2 140 (32.33%) Web Services
3 128 (29.56%) .NET
4 108 (24.94%) JSON
5 95 (21.94%) SOAP
6 84 (19.40%) CSS
7 71 (16.40%) REST
8 65 (15.01%) XSLT
9 54 (12.47%) jQuery
10 51 (11.78%) ASP.NET
11 48 (11.09%) Spring
12 47 (10.85%) HTML5
13 40 (9.24%) Ajax
14 39 (9.01%) Hibernate
15 38 (8.78%) XSD
15 38 (8.78%) WCF
16 35 (8.08%) .NET Framework
17 29 (6.70%) XSL
18 28 (6.47%) J2EE
19 26 (6.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.24%) Mobile App
2 29 (6.70%) User Experience
3 22 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.16%) Derivative
5 14 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 13 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.00%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.77%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.31%) Fixed Income
10 9 (2.08%) Social Media
11 8 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.85%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.85%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.62%) Grid Computing
12 7 (1.62%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.15%) Equities
13 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.92%) Replication
15 3 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (17.78%) Linux
2 66 (15.24%) UNIX
3 53 (12.24%) Windows
4 28 (6.47%) Apple iOS
5 23 (5.31%) Android
6 8 (1.85%) Solaris
7 5 (1.15%) AIX
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.46%) HPUX
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (20.09%) TDD
3 72 (16.63%) OO
4 62 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (10.62%) MVC
5 46 (10.62%) Scrum
6 38 (8.78%) Unit Testing
7 35 (8.08%) Web Development
7 35 (8.08%) Project Management
8 28 (6.47%) Software Engineering
8 28 (6.47%) SDLC
9 27 (6.24%) CRM
9 27 (6.24%) SOA
9 27 (6.24%) ETL
10 25 (5.77%) Multithreading
11 24 (5.54%) Mobile Application Development
12 23 (5.31%) BDD
12 23 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (5.08%) E-Commerce
13 22 (5.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 188 (43.42%) SQL
2 166 (38.34%) Java
3 147 (33.95%) JavaScript
4 103 (23.79%) C#
5 37 (8.55%) T-SQL
6 34 (7.85%) PL/SQL
7 25 (5.77%) C++
7 25 (5.77%) Perl
8 24 (5.54%) PHP
8 24 (5.54%) Python
9 23 (5.31%) Objective-C
10 20 (4.62%) XPath
11 19 (4.39%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.00%) VB
13 11 (2.54%) VBA
13 11 (2.54%) Apple Swift
14 9 (2.08%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.08%) VBScript
14 9 (2.08%) Ruby
14 9 (2.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (5.77%) Degree
2 22 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.31%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.69%) ISEB
6 3 (0.69%) MCSE
6 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.46%) MCSD
7 2 (0.46%) MCITP
8 1 (0.23%) PMP
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.23%) MCP
8 1 (0.23%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.24%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.46%) EMIR
3 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.23%) FATCA
4 1 (0.23%) HL7
4 1 (0.23%) DICOM
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) BS7799
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.39%) Xen
4 6 (1.39%) KVM
4 6 (1.39%) SRDF
4 6 (1.39%) NFS
5 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.23%) Varnish
6 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.39%) yum
3 4 (0.92%) Control-M
4 3 (0.69%) Puppet
4 3 (0.69%) Jitterbit
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.46%) Ansible
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.46%) SCOM
6 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 94 (21.71%) Oracle
2 49 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.00%) Sybase
4 19 (4.39%) IBM
4 19 (4.39%) Informatica
5 15 (3.46%) TIBCO
6 12 (2.77%) HP
7 10 (2.31%) VMware
7 10 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.85%) Coverity
8 8 (1.85%) Ektron
9 7 (1.62%) DataSynapse
9 7 (1.62%) Tableau
10 6 (1.39%) Sun
10 6 (1.39%) EMC
10 6 (1.39%) Intel
10 6 (1.39%) Cisco
10 6 (1.39%) NetApp
11 5 (1.15%) Teradata
11 5 (1.15%) Adobe
City, London
JM
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £630.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago