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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 47 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 201 258 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.79% 4.38% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.46% 14.58% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 183 298
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
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
1613 1770 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.45% 30.08% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1306 1697
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 180 (44.12%) SQL
2 170 (41.67%) Java
3 152 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (35.54%) JavaScript
5 137 (33.58%) HTML
6 133 (32.60%) Web Services
7 116 (28.43%) Finance
8 112 (27.45%) .NET
9 108 (26.47%) SQL Server
10 101 (24.75%) JSON
11 97 (23.77%) C#
12 94 (23.04%) Oracle
13 89 (21.81%) SOAP
14 83 (20.34%) TDD
15 81 (19.85%) Banking
16 76 (18.63%) Linux
17 75 (18.38%) UNIX
18 69 (16.91%) CSS
19 67 (16.42%) REST
20 60 (14.71%) XSLT
21 59 (14.46%) OO
22 58 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
23 51 (12.50%) Spring
24 50 (12.25%) Windows
25 48 (11.76%) jQuery
26 46 (11.27%) MVC
27 45 (11.03%) QA
28 44 (10.78%) Microsoft
29 43 (10.54%) ASP.NET
29 43 (10.54%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (5.39%) WebSphere
2 19 (4.66%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.66%) CMS
3 16 (3.92%) Node.js
4 14 (3.43%) Apache
4 14 (3.43%) IIS
4 14 (3.43%) JBoss
5 12 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
6 9 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.98%) Drupal
9 4 (0.98%) Confluence
10 3 (0.74%) Lync
10 3 (0.74%) Mule
10 3 (0.74%) SAS
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.23%) MS Office
4 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.74%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.23%) RMDS
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.49%) Magento
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.49%) Radian6
5 1 (0.25%) ACBS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.25%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.47%) SaaS
3 3 (0.74%) Yammer
3 3 (0.74%) Force.com
3 3 (0.74%) Heroku
3 3 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.74%) Office 365
3 3 (0.74%) GitHub
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.49%) Boomi
4 2 (0.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.35%) HTTP
2 13 (3.19%) LDAP
3 6 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.23%) SAN
4 5 (1.23%) LAN
4 5 (1.23%) WAN
4 5 (1.23%) Firewall
4 5 (1.23%) iSCSI
4 5 (1.23%) NAS
4 5 (1.23%) FCoE
4 5 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (1.23%) Multicast
5 3 (0.74%) Internet
5 3 (0.74%) FTP
5 3 (0.74%) SSL
6 2 (0.49%) DNS
6 2 (0.49%) Extranet
6 2 (0.49%) DMZ
6 2 (0.49%) CTI
6 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 27 (6.62%) MySQL
4 23 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (4.66%) DB2
5 19 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.68%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (2.21%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.72%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.72%) Big Data
13 6 (1.47%) HBase
13 6 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (10.29%) Subversion
2 33 (8.09%) Maven
3 32 (7.84%) JIRA
3 32 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 31 (7.60%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.17%) JUnit
6 15 (3.68%) Selenium
6 15 (3.68%) Ant
7 14 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (3.19%) Xcode
9 12 (2.94%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.70%) NUnit
11 10 (2.45%) Visual Studio
12 9 (2.21%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.72%) JMeter
14 6 (1.47%) TestNG
14 6 (1.47%) Hudson
15 5 (1.23%) SoapUI
15 5 (1.23%) Mockito
15 5 (1.23%) WebLOAD
General
1 116 (28.43%) Finance
2 81 (19.85%) Banking
3 37 (9.07%) Investment Banking
4 25 (6.13%) Front Office
5 24 (5.88%) Retail
6 13 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.94%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.45%) Marketing
9 9 (2.21%) Back Office
9 9 (2.21%) Law
10 6 (1.47%) Games
11 5 (1.23%) Advertising
12 4 (0.98%) Legal
13 2 (0.49%) Publishing
13 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.25%) Local Government
14 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 265 (64.95%) Developer
2 69 (16.91%) Java Developer
3 55 (13.48%) Senior Developer
4 35 (8.58%) Analyst
5 27 (6.62%) Architect
6 25 (6.13%) .NET Developer
7 24 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 24 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 19 (4.66%) iOS Developer
9 17 (4.17%) Web Developer
10 16 (3.92%) Consultant
10 16 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (2.70%) AWS Developer
11 11 (2.70%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.45%) Android Developer
13 9 (2.21%) CRM Developer
14 8 (1.96%) Test Analyst
14 8 (1.96%) SQL Developer
14 8 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (33.58%) HTML
2 133 (32.60%) Web Services
3 112 (27.45%) .NET
4 101 (24.75%) JSON
5 89 (21.81%) SOAP
6 69 (16.91%) CSS
7 67 (16.42%) REST
8 60 (14.71%) XSLT
9 51 (12.50%) Spring
10 48 (11.76%) jQuery
11 43 (10.54%) ASP.NET
12 42 (10.29%) Ajax
13 41 (10.05%) HTML5
14 39 (9.56%) Hibernate
14 39 (9.56%) XSD
15 34 (8.33%) WCF
16 31 (7.60%) .NET Framework
17 28 (6.86%) XSL
17 28 (6.86%) J2EE
18 24 (5.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 24 (5.88%) User Experience
3 21 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.90%) Derivative
5 17 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 15 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.43%) Client/Server
8 13 (3.19%) Fixed Income
8 13 (3.19%) Data Structures
9 10 (2.45%) Market Risk
10 9 (2.21%) Credit Risk
10 9 (2.21%) Equities
11 7 (1.72%) Grid Computing
12 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.23%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.98%) Replication
14 4 (0.98%) Statistics
14 4 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 76 (18.63%) Linux
2 75 (18.38%) UNIX
3 50 (12.25%) Windows
4 30 (7.35%) Apple iOS
5 25 (6.13%) Android
6 7 (1.72%) Solaris
7 6 (1.47%) AIX
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.49%) HPUX
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (20.34%) TDD
3 59 (14.46%) OO
4 58 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (11.27%) MVC
6 43 (10.54%) Scrum
7 35 (8.58%) Web Development
8 33 (8.09%) Unit Testing
9 30 (7.35%) Project Management
10 29 (7.11%) Multithreading
11 28 (6.86%) Software Engineering
11 28 (6.86%) SDLC
12 27 (6.62%) SOA
13 26 (6.37%) BDD
14 25 (6.13%) Mobile Application Development
15 24 (5.88%) ETL
15 24 (5.88%) E-Commerce
16 23 (5.64%) iOS Development
17 22 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (5.39%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 180 (44.12%) SQL
2 170 (41.67%) Java
3 145 (35.54%) JavaScript
4 97 (23.77%) C#
5 37 (9.07%) PL/SQL
6 33 (8.09%) T-SQL
7 27 (6.62%) Objective-C
8 25 (6.13%) Shell Script
9 22 (5.39%) C++
9 22 (5.39%) Perl
9 22 (5.39%) XPath
10 20 (4.90%) PHP
11 19 (4.66%) Python
12 15 (3.68%) Apple Swift
13 12 (2.94%) VB
14 10 (2.45%) VBA
14 10 (2.45%) Groovy
15 9 (2.21%) Ruby
15 9 (2.21%) VBScript
16 8 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (5.88%) Degree
2 15 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) ISEB
6 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.49%) MCSD
7 2 (0.49%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.25%) MCP
8 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.03%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) Solvency II
2 4 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) FATCA
3 1 (0.25%) EMIR
3 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) BS7799
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.23%) Xen
3 5 (1.23%) KVM
3 5 (1.23%) SRDF
3 5 (1.23%) NFS
4 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Firmware
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.98%) Control-M
2 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.74%) Puppet
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.49%) yum
4 2 (0.49%) SCOM
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 94 (23.04%) Oracle
2 44 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.60%) Sybase
4 18 (4.41%) IBM
4 18 (4.41%) HP
4 18 (4.41%) Informatica
5 13 (3.19%) TIBCO
6 10 (2.45%) VMware
7 8 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.96%) Coverity
7 8 (1.96%) Ektron
8 6 (1.47%) DataSynapse
8 6 (1.47%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.47%) WorldPay
8 6 (1.47%) Sun
9 5 (1.23%) Murex
9 5 (1.23%) Cisco
9 5 (1.23%) Adobe
9 5 (1.23%) NetApp
9 5 (1.23%) EMC
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
The Creative Emporium
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
The Creative Emporium
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago