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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 47 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs citing XML 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.21% 5.26% 6.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.17% 18.75% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £418 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £481 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
XML
London

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
58 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.39% 28.07% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 18
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £375 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 3 December 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure

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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) jMock
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) PowerMock
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (20.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter
1 1 (20.00%) VMware