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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 17 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.74% 1.02% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 6.25% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £700 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £700 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £700 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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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
18 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 16.82% 16.33% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 25
Average daily rate £581 £625 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £475 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (41.67%) SOAP
5 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) XSD
6 4 (33.33%) XSL
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) JSP
7 3 (25.00%) LDAP
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) VB
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) J2EE
7 3 (25.00%) JMS
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) XML Messaging
7 3 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (25.00%) VB6
7 3 (25.00%) Java EE
7 3 (25.00%) Degree

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Mule
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) FCoE
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Multicast
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (16.67%) RequisitePro
1 2 (16.67%) ClearQuest
1 2 (16.67%) Rational Robot
1 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Software Architect
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Testing Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) XSD
3 4 (33.33%) XSL
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
4 3 (25.00%) JMS
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) XML Messaging
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
4 3 (25.00%) JPA
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Flex
5 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (16.67%) JTA
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) VB6
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) SRDF
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Axway
4 2 (16.67%) Atomikos
4 2 (16.67%) BEA
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse