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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 46 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 249 285 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.86% 4.57% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.07% 16.27% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 218 211
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 235 (44.42%) Java
2 198 (37.43%) HTML
3 189 (35.73%) SQL
4 174 (32.89%) JavaScript
5 149 (28.17%) CSS
6 147 (27.79%) Web Services
7 132 (24.95%) Oracle
8 129 (24.39%) Banking
9 128 (24.20%) .NET
10 120 (22.68%) Finance
11 118 (22.31%) SQL Server
12 116 (21.93%) C#
13 96 (18.15%) Windows
13 96 (18.15%) JSON
14 93 (17.58%) Linux
15 89 (16.82%) TDD
15 89 (16.82%) jQuery
16 77 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
17 70 (13.23%) MVC
17 70 (13.23%) SOAP
18 69 (13.04%) XSLT
18 69 (13.04%) OO
19 67 (12.67%) Scrum
20 66 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
21 65 (12.29%) Subversion
21 65 (12.29%) Investment Banking
21 65 (12.29%) Ajax
21 65 (12.29%) UNIX
22 61 (11.53%) HTML5
22 61 (11.53%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (7.94%) IIS
2 37 (6.99%) Tomcat
3 33 (6.24%) Apache
4 30 (5.67%) WebLogic
5 26 (4.91%) SharePoint
6 25 (4.73%) WebSphere
6 25 (4.73%) CMS
7 20 (3.78%) Oracle Workflow
8 13 (2.46%) Umbraco
8 13 (2.46%) Node.js
9 10 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
9 10 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
10 9 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.95%) Confluence
14 4 (0.76%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.70%) MS Office
3 7 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.57%) MS Project
6 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.19%) Mingle
7 1 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.19%) Maya
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.13%) RMDS
3 6 (1.13%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.95%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.76%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.38%) Magento
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.19%) AWD
8 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.19%) Aligne
8 1 (0.19%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.65%) SaaS
3 8 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.51%) PaaS
4 7 (1.32%) GitHub
5 6 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.95%) IaaS
6 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.19%) Force.com
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.21%) HTTP
2 12 (2.27%) Internet
2 12 (2.27%) SSL
3 10 (1.89%) SAN
4 8 (1.51%) LDAP
5 7 (1.32%) Network Security
5 7 (1.32%) Intranet
5 7 (1.32%) DNS
5 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.32%) Firewall
6 6 (1.13%) LAN
6 6 (1.13%) WAN
6 6 (1.13%) FTP
6 6 (1.13%) NAS
6 6 (1.13%) FCoE
6 6 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (1.13%) Multicast
7 5 (0.95%) CHAP
8 4 (0.76%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 61 (11.53%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.81%) MySQL
4 33 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (6.05%) Oracle Database
6 30 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (5.29%) RDBMS
8 26 (4.91%) MongoDB
9 24 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (4.16%) NoSQL
11 18 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.70%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (1.51%) HBase
16 7 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.95%) Redis
17 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (12.29%) Subversion
2 46 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.24%) JUnit
4 30 (5.67%) Maven
5 28 (5.29%) Selenium
6 26 (4.91%) Visual Studio
6 26 (4.91%) Jenkins
6 26 (4.91%) Hudson
7 23 (4.35%) JIRA
8 21 (3.97%) Cucumber
9 17 (3.21%) NUnit
10 16 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (2.65%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (2.46%) Toad
12 13 (2.46%) Eclipse
12 13 (2.46%) MSI
12 13 (2.46%) CruiseControl
13 12 (2.27%) WiX
14 11 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 129 (24.39%) Banking
2 120 (22.68%) Finance
3 65 (12.29%) Investment Banking
4 25 (4.73%) Back Office
5 17 (3.21%) Retail
6 15 (2.84%) Publishing
6 15 (2.84%) Front Office
7 12 (2.27%) Advertising
8 11 (2.08%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.89%) Billing
9 10 (1.89%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.32%) Marketing
11 6 (1.13%) Legal
12 5 (0.95%) Games
13 3 (0.57%) Local Government
14 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.19%) Electronics
15 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.19%) Law
15 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 321 (60.68%) Developer
2 62 (11.72%) Java Developer
3 52 (9.83%) Analyst
4 38 (7.18%) Senior Developer
4 38 (7.18%) .NET Developer
5 34 (6.43%) Architect
6 26 (4.91%) Web Developer
7 24 (4.54%) Consultant
8 20 (3.78%) C# Developer
9 18 (3.40%) Front-End Developer
10 17 (3.21%) C++ Developer
11 16 (3.02%) Designer
12 13 (2.46%) Tester
13 12 (2.27%) SharePoint Developer
13 12 (2.27%) SQL Developer
13 12 (2.27%) Business Analyst
14 11 (2.08%) iOS Developer
14 11 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
15 10 (1.89%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (37.43%) HTML
2 149 (28.17%) CSS
3 147 (27.79%) Web Services
4 128 (24.20%) .NET
5 96 (18.15%) JSON
6 89 (16.82%) jQuery
7 70 (13.23%) SOAP
8 69 (13.04%) XSLT
9 65 (12.29%) Ajax
10 61 (11.53%) HTML5
11 57 (10.78%) Spring
12 50 (9.45%) ASP.NET
12 50 (9.45%) REST
13 42 (7.94%) CSS3
14 41 (7.75%) WCF
15 39 (7.37%) RESTful
16 33 (6.24%) J2EE
16 33 (6.24%) JSP
17 29 (5.48%) Middleware
17 29 (5.48%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.48%) Derivative
2 21 (3.97%) Computer Science
2 21 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.40%) Equities
5 15 (2.84%) Open Source
6 10 (1.89%) W3C
6 10 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.51%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.51%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.32%) SWIFT
8 7 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.13%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (1.13%) Grid Computing
9 6 (1.13%) iPhone
10 5 (0.95%) NHS
11 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 96 (18.15%) Windows
2 93 (17.58%) Linux
3 65 (12.29%) UNIX
4 20 (3.78%) Solaris
4 20 (3.78%) Android
5 15 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.95%) CentOS
9 4 (0.76%) zOS
9 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.57%) HPUX
10 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.38%) SUSE
11 2 (0.38%) AIX
11 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (16.82%) TDD
2 77 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (13.23%) MVC
4 69 (13.04%) OO
5 67 (12.67%) Scrum
6 66 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (9.26%) BDD
8 48 (9.07%) Workflow
9 44 (8.32%) Web Development
10 40 (7.56%) Unit Testing
11 38 (7.18%) E-Commerce
11 38 (7.18%) SOA
12 36 (6.81%) Test Automation
13 31 (5.86%) UML
14 29 (5.48%) ETL
15 27 (5.10%) Data Modelling
16 26 (4.91%) Kanban
17 25 (4.73%) Project Management
18 24 (4.54%) Content Management
19 23 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 235 (44.42%) Java
2 189 (35.73%) SQL
3 174 (32.89%) JavaScript
4 116 (21.93%) C#
5 39 (7.37%) PL/SQL
5 39 (7.37%) Ruby
6 38 (7.18%) PHP
7 37 (6.99%) C++
8 35 (6.62%) T-SQL
9 30 (5.67%) Perl
9 30 (5.67%) Shell Script
10 20 (3.78%) Groovy
11 18 (3.40%) Python
12 17 (3.21%) XPath
12 17 (3.21%) VB
13 16 (3.02%) C
14 15 (2.84%) Objective-C
15 13 (2.46%) Bash Shell
16 11 (2.08%) VBA
17 9 (1.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (5.86%) Degree
2 17 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.95%) ISEB
4 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.38%) MCITP
6 2 (0.38%) MCSD
6 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) PhD
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.54%) QA
2 8 (1.51%) HL7
3 3 (0.57%) EMIR
3 3 (0.57%) COBIT
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9002
4 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) Basel III
4 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.32%) SRDF
3 6 (1.13%) NFS
3 6 (1.13%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.95%) Puppet
5 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.57%) Control-M
6 2 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.38%) MOM
6 2 (0.38%) SCCM
6 2 (0.38%) Oozie
6 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.19%) StatsD
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 132 (24.95%) Oracle
2 49 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.05%) Sybase
4 20 (3.78%) IBM
5 18 (3.40%) JBoss
6 14 (2.65%) HP
7 12 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 11 (2.08%) Sun
8 11 (2.08%) Business Objects
8 11 (2.08%) Google
9 10 (1.89%) EMC
10 9 (1.70%) Adobe
11 8 (1.51%) Cisco
11 8 (1.51%) Informatica
12 7 (1.32%) 29West
12 7 (1.32%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.32%) DataSynapse
13 6 (1.13%) SAP
13 6 (1.13%) Intel
13 6 (1.13%) Apple
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Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £320 - £340 per day + negotiable
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Real Staffing
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