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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 15 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.03% 2.73% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 19.44% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £525 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% +22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £373 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £594 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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
21 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 18.10% 14.06% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 32
Average daily rate £425 £475 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £559 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) HTTP
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) VB6
6 3 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) ActiveX
6 3 (25.00%) Cognos
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) FTP
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (25.00%) VBScript
6 3 (25.00%) VB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (16.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) QlikView
5 1 (8.33%) DB2
5 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (8.33%) IDOL
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) jMock
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Integration Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) ActiveX
4 3 (25.00%) XSD
4 3 (25.00%) XSL
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) WSDL
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) Ext JS
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) AOP
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VB6
3 3 (25.00%) VBScript
3 3 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) XQuery
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Interwoven