The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Croydon 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 15 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.41% 5.56% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 31.25% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£321 £311 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -19.87%
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 £37.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.12% 17.78% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 12
Average daily rate £300 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +5.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XML
London

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 22 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VC++
2 2 (50.00%) MFC
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) MFC
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Use Case
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix