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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 12 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.62% 5.66% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% 21.43% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £439 £264 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.60% -45.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £145 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £383 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
XML
London

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
22 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 33.85% 26.42% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 22
Average daily rate £475 £425 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £145 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £692 £615 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £54.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 14 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) XSL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) WSDL
4 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) JTA
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) JPA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Software Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Java Software Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Web Content Architect
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Architect
4 1 (10.00%) XML Architect
4 1 (10.00%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) XSL
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) JPA
3 2 (20.00%) JTA
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) System Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Planning
1 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle