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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 50 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 189 280 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.73% 4.66% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.39% 16.08% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 191 223
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £77.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +299.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £26.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.29% -30.00%
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
1525 1741 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.10% 28.98% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1318 1398
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% +58.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £18.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £74.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 173 (38.53%) SQL
2 161 (35.86%) Java
3 158 (35.19%) HTML
4 144 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (28.06%) JavaScript
6 123 (27.39%) C#
7 119 (26.50%) .NET
8 115 (25.61%) Web Services
9 103 (22.94%) JSON
10 97 (21.60%) CSS
11 92 (20.49%) Finance
12 91 (20.27%) SQL Server
13 77 (17.15%) Scrum
14 73 (16.26%) Oracle
15 71 (15.81%) XSLT
15 71 (15.81%) Linux
15 71 (15.81%) TDD
16 67 (14.92%) OO
17 62 (13.81%) Spring
18 59 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
19 58 (12.92%) SOAP
20 57 (12.69%) Microsoft
20 57 (12.69%) Banking
21 53 (11.80%) jQuery
22 51 (11.36%) ASP.NET
23 50 (11.14%) REST
24 49 (10.91%) UNIX
25 46 (10.24%) Subversion
26 45 (10.02%) MVC
26 45 (10.02%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (4.68%) IIS
2 19 (4.23%) Apache
2 19 (4.23%) CMS
3 18 (4.01%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.12%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 13 (2.90%) Node.js
6 11 (2.45%) JBoss
6 11 (2.45%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.00%) Confluence
8 8 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.89%) Drupal
11 4 (0.89%) Mule
11 4 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 18 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.67%) MS Office
3 9 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.11%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.89%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.67%) MS Project
7 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.45%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.11%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.67%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.67%) Summit
3 2 (0.45%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Cordys
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.22%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.22%) Minerva
4 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.22%) RMDS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.11%) Force.com
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.79%) HTTP
2 13 (2.90%) SSL
3 11 (2.45%) Internet
4 8 (1.78%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.56%) LDAP
6 6 (1.34%) FTP
6 6 (1.34%) Firewall
7 5 (1.11%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.89%) VPN
8 4 (0.89%) WinSCP
9 3 (0.67%) Intranet
10 2 (0.45%) AMQP
10 2 (0.45%) Broadband
11 1 (0.22%) LAN
11 1 (0.22%) VoIP
11 1 (0.22%) WAN
11 1 (0.22%) DHCP
11 1 (0.22%) ATM
11 1 (0.22%) SNMP
11 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (5.57%) MySQL
4 24 (5.35%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.79%) Oracle Database
9 14 (3.12%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.67%) Big Data
10 12 (2.67%) OLAP
11 9 (2.00%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.78%) Redis
13 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 46 (10.24%) Subversion
2 41 (9.13%) JIRA
3 40 (8.91%) Git (software)
4 37 (8.24%) Cucumber
5 27 (6.01%) Selenium
6 25 (5.57%) Visual Studio
7 24 (5.35%) JUnit
7 24 (5.35%) Maven
8 22 (4.90%) Jenkins
9 18 (4.01%) WebDriver
10 16 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (3.34%) Hudson
12 13 (2.90%) NUnit
13 12 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
14 11 (2.45%) Mockito
15 10 (2.23%) Eclipse
16 9 (2.00%) Xcode
16 9 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (1.78%) TeamCity
17 8 (1.78%) Mercurial
General
1 92 (20.49%) Finance
2 57 (12.69%) Banking
3 36 (8.02%) Front Office
4 24 (5.35%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.23%) Publishing
5 19 (4.23%) Marketing
6 11 (2.45%) Retail
7 6 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.11%) Back Office
9 3 (0.67%) Electronics
9 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.67%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.45%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.45%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.45%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 282 (62.81%) Developer
2 58 (12.92%) Analyst
3 50 (11.14%) Java Developer
4 36 (8.02%) Senior Developer
5 31 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 24 (5.35%) Business Analyst
7 20 (4.45%) C# Developer
7 20 (4.45%) iOS Developer
8 19 (4.23%) Architect
9 18 (4.01%) SQL Developer
10 17 (3.79%) Test Analyst
10 17 (3.79%) Consultant
11 15 (3.34%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (2.67%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 9 (2.00%) Senior Java Developer
16 8 (1.78%) Senior .NET Developer
16 8 (1.78%) Software Developer
16 8 (1.78%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (35.19%) HTML
2 119 (26.50%) .NET
3 115 (25.61%) Web Services
4 103 (22.94%) JSON
5 97 (21.60%) CSS
6 71 (15.81%) XSLT
7 62 (13.81%) Spring
8 58 (12.92%) SOAP
9 53 (11.80%) jQuery
10 51 (11.36%) ASP.NET
11 50 (11.14%) REST
12 45 (10.02%) HTML5
13 41 (9.13%) Hibernate
14 38 (8.46%) Ajax
15 36 (8.02%) XSD
15 36 (8.02%) RESTful
16 27 (6.01%) XSL
17 26 (5.79%) WCF
18 24 (5.35%) JMS
19 19 (4.23%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.13%) Derivative
3 23 (5.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.23%) Fixed Income
4 19 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.79%) Credit Derivative
6 15 (3.34%) Open Source
7 14 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.90%) User Experience
8 13 (2.90%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.67%) NHS
10 9 (2.00%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.00%) Video on Demand
11 8 (1.78%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.78%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.34%) W3C
13 6 (1.34%) Streaming Video
14 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.11%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 71 (15.81%) Linux
2 49 (10.91%) UNIX
3 42 (9.35%) Windows
4 25 (5.57%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.79%) Android
6 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Solaris
8 2 (0.45%) VMS
8 2 (0.45%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) SUSE
9 1 (0.22%) Debian
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (17.15%) Scrum
3 71 (15.81%) TDD
4 67 (14.92%) OO
5 59 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (10.02%) MVC
7 41 (9.13%) SOA
7 41 (9.13%) BDD
8 38 (8.46%) ETL
9 36 (8.02%) Test Automation
10 32 (7.13%) Migration
11 31 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 31 (6.90%) Web Development
12 29 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (6.01%) UML
13 27 (6.01%) Unit Testing
14 26 (5.79%) Data Modelling
15 23 (5.12%) Software Engineering
16 22 (4.90%) Analytics
16 22 (4.90%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 173 (38.53%) SQL
2 161 (35.86%) Java
3 126 (28.06%) JavaScript
4 123 (27.39%) C#
5 37 (8.24%) T-SQL
6 35 (7.80%) PL/SQL
7 30 (6.68%) C++
8 28 (6.24%) PHP
9 23 (5.12%) Ruby
10 18 (4.01%) Objective-C
11 17 (3.79%) XPath
11 17 (3.79%) VBA
12 14 (3.12%) C
13 13 (2.90%) Python
13 13 (2.90%) Perl
13 13 (2.90%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.45%) XQuery
14 11 (2.45%) VBScript
14 11 (2.45%) VB.NET
15 9 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (7.13%) Degree
2 14 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.89%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.67%) MCITP
5 3 (0.67%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MBA
6 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.35%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) HL7
2 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.45%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) WAI
4 1 (0.22%) CDISC
4 1 (0.22%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.67%) Varnish
3 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.45%) HDFS
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) KVM
4 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) SRDF
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.22%) Squid
4 1 (0.22%) Xen
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (2.45%) Puppet
1 11 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.11%) yum
3 5 (1.11%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.11%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.89%) Ansible
4 4 (0.89%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.22%) WMI
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (16.26%) Oracle
2 57 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.34%) Adobe
4 14 (3.12%) Murex
4 14 (3.12%) IBM
5 13 (2.90%) Sybase
6 12 (2.67%) HP
7 11 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.00%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.78%) Informatica
10 7 (1.56%) VMware
10 7 (1.56%) Google
11 6 (1.34%) New Relic
11 6 (1.34%) SAP
12 5 (1.11%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.89%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.89%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.89%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.89%) Splunk
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £380 per day + competitive
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