The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 18 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.48% 1.47% 8.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.77% 9.09% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £498 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.66% +130.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £396 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £600 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.21% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.27 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -20.00%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 24.30% 16.18% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 17
Average daily rate £383 £525 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +85.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £663 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £54.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Docklands, London region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Docklands, London region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) XSD
6 8 (50.00%) XSL
6 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (43.75%) VB6
7 7 (43.75%) VB
7 7 (43.75%) .NET
7 7 (43.75%) SOAP
8 6 (37.50%) HTML
8 6 (37.50%) JUnit
8 6 (37.50%) REST
9 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
9 5 (31.25%) VBScript
9 5 (31.25%) ActiveX
10 4 (25.00%) J2EE
10 4 (25.00%) IIS
10 4 (25.00%) Spring
11 3 (18.75%) Java EE
11 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (18.75%) JPA
11 3 (18.75%) JSP
11 3 (18.75%) JMS
11 3 (18.75%) Linux

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (12.50%) Mule
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) Documentum
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) jMock
3 1 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Rational Robot
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.25%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Software Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) XSD
3 8 (50.00%) XSL
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) SOAP
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) REST
6 5 (31.25%) ActiveX
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Java EE
8 3 (18.75%) JSP
8 3 (18.75%) JMS
8 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
8 3 (18.75%) JPA
9 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
9 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
9 2 (12.50%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Release Management
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) RUP
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) VB
4 7 (43.75%) VB6
5 5 (31.25%) VBScript
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) BEA
3 2 (12.50%) Axway
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Atomikos
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Interwoven
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) SAP