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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 26 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.38% 3.66% 4.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 13.64% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£350 £385 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
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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
48 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 35.04% 26.83% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 12
Average daily rate £388 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £474 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
3 9 (47.37%) CRM
4 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (42.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (36.84%) Workflow
5 7 (36.84%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) IIS
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) jQuery
7 5 (26.32%) Ajax
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) SSDT
8 4 (21.05%) JSON
8 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) J2EE
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (31.58%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) SSDT
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) GitLab
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) MSTest
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Developer
2 5 (26.32%) CRM Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) Ajax
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) JAX-RS
6 1 (5.26%) MyBatis
6 1 (5.26%) JPA
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Taxonomies
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) CRM
2 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (36.84%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.26%) Cash Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.53%) R
7 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce