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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 13 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing XML 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.93% 1.94% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.90% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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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
39 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.66% 21.36% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 8
Average daily rate £375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
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 24 April 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) CRM
3 8 (53.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (40.00%) IIS
5 6 (40.00%) Workflow
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) SSDT
7 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) DNS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) SSDT
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 3 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) XSL
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) WF
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) CRM
2 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix