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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 17 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.59% 1.72% 4.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% 13.33% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £430 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
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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
16 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.68% 12.93% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 33
Average daily rate £555 £546 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) QlikView
4 2 (33.33%) WSDL
5 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
5 1 (16.67%) XQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (33.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) AOP
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) XQuery
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos