The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
London / Croydon
Rank 28 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.92% 2.56% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.16% 9.59% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £293 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £446 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +17.18%

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
49 73 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.56% 26.74% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 13
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for XML.

1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (16.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) BDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Insurance Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft