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 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 22 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing XML 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.75% 3.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.54% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
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 £32.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
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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
26 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.85% 17.78% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 17
Average daily rate £375 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.92 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 2 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 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) NUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) MSTest
7 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (58.33%) SharePoint
1 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (58.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (8.33%) FrameMaker
2 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) NUnit
2 3 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Writer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Writer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) XSL
4 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) TDD
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle