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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 13 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing XML 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.24% 1.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.56% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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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
36 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.25% 20.00% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 13
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (42.86%) IIS
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) CRM
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) SSDT
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (28.57%) JSON
7 4 (28.57%) jQuery
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) Taxonomies
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (21.43%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (42.86%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
3 1 (7.14%) FrameMaker
3 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (28.57%) SSDT
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Writer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) Ajax
2 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XSL
5 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (7.14%) XML Messaging
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Taxonomies
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Product Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) R
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
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