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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 57 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 106 200 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.37% 3.89% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.74% 12.81% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 153 185
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
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
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 90 (43.27%) SQL
2 82 (39.42%) Java
3 79 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (33.17%) HTML
5 68 (32.69%) Finance
6 65 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 65 (31.25%) Web Services
7 56 (26.92%) JSON
8 52 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 48 (23.08%) C#
10 47 (22.60%) Oracle
11 46 (22.12%) CSS
12 44 (21.15%) TDD
13 43 (20.67%) .NET
14 39 (18.75%) Banking
15 35 (16.83%) SOAP
16 32 (15.38%) Linux
17 30 (14.42%) OO
18 29 (13.94%) Microsoft
19 28 (13.46%) Scrum
19 28 (13.46%) REST
20 27 (12.98%) XSLT
20 27 (12.98%) Windows
20 27 (12.98%) Spring
20 27 (12.98%) Degree
21 26 (12.50%) jQuery
22 25 (12.02%) Unix
23 24 (11.54%) HTML5
24 23 (11.06%) Data Modelling
25 21 (10.10%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (6.73%) CMS
2 12 (5.77%) Node.js
3 10 (4.81%) IIS
4 9 (4.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.37%) JBoss
6 6 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.40%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.92%) EPiServer CMS
8 4 (1.92%) Mule
9 3 (1.44%) Apache
9 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.96%) WMQI
11 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.48%) Confluence
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.77%) MS Office
3 6 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.44%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.81%) HTTP
2 5 (2.40%) FTP
3 4 (1.92%) Firewall
3 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.44%) DHCP
4 3 (1.44%) DNS
4 3 (1.44%) VPN
5 2 (0.96%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) 2G
6 1 (0.48%) 3G
6 1 (0.48%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.48%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) LDAP
6 1 (0.48%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.48%) SS7
6 1 (0.48%) TCAP
6 1 (0.48%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.13%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.33%) MySQL
6 8 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.37%) Big Data
8 6 (2.88%) DB2
8 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (1.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.13%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.65%) JIRA
4 17 (8.17%) JUnit
5 15 (7.21%) Maven
6 14 (6.73%) Cucumber
6 14 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (6.25%) Selenium
8 10 (4.81%) Subversion
8 10 (4.81%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.33%) Mockito
10 8 (3.85%) Xcode
11 7 (3.37%) Ant
11 7 (3.37%) EasyMock
11 7 (3.37%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.40%) Hudson
12 5 (2.40%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.40%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.92%) ClearQuest
14 3 (1.44%) Toad
General
1 68 (32.69%) Finance
2 39 (18.75%) Banking
3 17 (8.17%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.81%) Front Office
5 6 (2.88%) Back Office
5 6 (2.88%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.88%) Legal
6 5 (2.40%) Games
6 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.92%) Marketing
7 4 (1.92%) Publishing
8 3 (1.44%) Billing
8 3 (1.44%) Retail
9 2 (0.96%) Advertising
9 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 134 (64.42%) Developer
2 40 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.46%) Analyst
4 21 (10.10%) C# Developer
5 20 (9.62%) Senior Developer
6 14 (6.73%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.73%) Web Developer
7 11 (5.29%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (4.81%) iOS Developer
8 10 (4.81%) SQL Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.81%) XML Developer
9 7 (3.37%) Architect
10 6 (2.88%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.40%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.40%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.40%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.17%) HTML
2 65 (31.25%) Web Services
3 56 (26.92%) JSON
4 46 (22.12%) CSS
5 43 (20.67%) .NET
6 35 (16.83%) SOAP
7 28 (13.46%) REST
8 27 (12.98%) Spring
8 27 (12.98%) XSLT
9 26 (12.50%) jQuery
10 24 (11.54%) HTML5
11 21 (10.10%) Hibernate
12 20 (9.62%) ASP.NET
13 18 (8.65%) J2EE
14 17 (8.17%) JMS
15 15 (7.21%) XSD
16 14 (6.73%) AngularJS
16 14 (6.73%) FpML
16 14 (6.73%) RESTful
17 13 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Computer Science
1 20 (9.62%) Derivative
2 19 (9.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 15 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.21%) Equities
5 12 (5.77%) User Experience
6 11 (5.29%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.88%) Market Risk
8 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.40%) IVR
9 5 (2.40%) Smartcard
9 5 (2.40%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.92%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.92%) NHS
10 4 (1.92%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.38%) Linux
2 27 (12.98%) Windows
3 25 (12.02%) Unix
4 12 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.40%) Android
8 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.44%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.48%) AIX
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.48%) SUSE
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.15%) TDD
3 30 (14.42%) OO
4 28 (13.46%) Scrum
5 23 (11.06%) Data Modelling
6 21 (10.10%) UML
7 20 (9.62%) SOA
8 17 (8.17%) Unit Testing
9 15 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (7.21%) Front End Development
10 14 (6.73%) Data Analysis
10 14 (6.73%) Project Management
11 13 (6.25%) BDD
11 13 (6.25%) Change Management
11 13 (6.25%) OOP
11 13 (6.25%) SDLC
11 13 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.77%) Business Analysis
12 12 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (43.27%) SQL
2 82 (39.42%) Java
3 65 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 48 (23.08%) C#
5 20 (9.62%) PL/SQL
6 16 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.77%) PHP
8 10 (4.81%) Objective-C
8 10 (4.81%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.33%) C++
10 8 (3.85%) Apple Swift
10 8 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.37%) Python
12 6 (2.88%) XPath
13 5 (2.40%) Perl
13 5 (2.40%) Ruby
13 5 (2.40%) Scala
13 5 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (12.98%) Degree
2 10 (4.81%) ISEB
3 6 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) CBAP
6 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.17%) QA
2 8 (3.85%) ISO20022
3 4 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.44%) ISO15022
5 2 (0.96%) MiFID
5 2 (0.96%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.48%) EMIR
6 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.48%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) HDFS
3 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.44%) vMotion
3 2 (0.96%) Control-M
3 2 (0.96%) Puppet
3 2 (0.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) Ambari
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.48%) yum
Vendors
1 47 (22.60%) Oracle
2 29 (13.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.81%) HP
3 10 (4.81%) Sybase
4 5 (2.40%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.92%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.92%) Informatica
5 4 (1.92%) Murex
5 4 (1.92%) VMware
5 4 (1.92%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.44%) Adobe
6 3 (1.44%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.44%) iManage
6 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.44%) Siebel
7 2 (0.96%) BMC
7 2 (0.96%) Hortonworks
7 2 (0.96%) IBM
7 2 (0.96%) Splunk
7 2 (0.96%) Sun
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