The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 21 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.60% 1.79% 5.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.74% 8.00% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £375 £371 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £368 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £374 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 25.94% 22.32% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 13
Average daily rate £400 £375 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.92
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 Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Croydon region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Croydon region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) SOAP
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) DataStage
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (31.25%) DB2
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (31.25%) JBoss
4 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (31.25%) Apache Camel
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Netezza
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (18.75%) Maven
6 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) J2EE
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (31.25%) JBoss
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Mule
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) DataStage
1 5 (31.25%) DB2
1 5 (31.25%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) GitLab
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Burp Suite
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) DataStage Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) DataStage Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) DataStage Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) SOAP
3 5 (31.25%) Apache Camel
4 3 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) EAI
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) V-Model
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Go
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Netezza
3 2 (12.50%) HP