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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 16 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.30% 5.26% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 35.71% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £311 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -34.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £446 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
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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
18 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.69% 14.74% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 20
Average daily rate £450 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £288 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £470 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) VC++
3 2 (40.00%) MFC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WF
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) MFC
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XSL
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WF
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VC++
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix