The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 42 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 63 79 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.81% 5.05% 5.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.45% 16.29% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
XML
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
383 485 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.18% 30.99% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 246 168
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 40
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

XML
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XML
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 23 £325 +4.00% 9
Northamptonshire -3 12 £325 -15.03% 8
Leicestershire -1 11 £325 +18.18% 11
Derbyshire -15 5 £370 +23.33% 10
Lincolnshire - - - - 7
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 76 (52.05%) C#
2 75 (51.37%) .NET
3 71 (48.63%) JavaScript
4 58 (39.73%) HTML
5 43 (29.45%) SQL
5 43 (29.45%) XSLT
6 40 (27.40%) Web Services
7 39 (26.71%) Oracle
8 38 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (21.92%) Ajax
9 32 (21.92%) jQuery
10 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
11 28 (19.18%) WPF
12 27 (18.49%) JSON
12 27 (18.49%) WCF
12 27 (18.49%) XSD
12 27 (18.49%) Java
13 26 (17.81%) ASP.NET
14 25 (17.12%) CSS
15 24 (16.44%) MVC
16 21 (14.38%) PL/SQL
17 19 (13.01%) SOA
17 19 (13.01%) Finance
17 19 (13.01%) HTTP
17 19 (13.01%) HTML5
18 17 (11.64%) MVVM
19 16 (10.96%) CSS3
19 16 (10.96%) Windows
19 16 (10.96%) C++
19 16 (10.96%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (6.85%) WebSphere
1 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.48%) Apache
3 7 (4.79%) NetWeaver
3 7 (4.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.42%) WordPress
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.74%) CMS
6 4 (2.74%) IIS
6 4 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.05%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.05%) Kentico
8 2 (1.37%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.68%) Drupal
9 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) InfoPath
2 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.48%) Force.com
2 5 (3.42%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.01%) HTTP
2 14 (9.59%) HTTPS
3 8 (5.48%) LDAP
4 6 (4.11%) Intranet
4 6 (4.11%) SSL
5 5 (3.42%) SSH
6 3 (2.05%) FTP
7 2 (1.37%) Firewall
8 1 (0.68%) DMZ
8 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.90%) MySQL
2 13 (8.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.37%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.37%) MS Access
8 2 (1.37%) DTS
8 2 (1.37%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.68%) DB2
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (8.90%) Oracle Forms
1 13 (8.90%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.53%) Subversion
3 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.11%) SoapUI
5 5 (3.42%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.74%) JUnit
7 3 (2.05%) Ant
7 3 (2.05%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.05%) Hudson
8 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.37%) Maven
8 2 (1.37%) NUnit
8 2 (1.37%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.68%) Toad
9 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.68%) MSI
9 1 (0.68%) JIRA
9 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (13.01%) Finance
2 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.05%) Games
3 2 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (76.71%) Developer
2 29 (19.86%) .NET Developer
3 24 (16.44%) C# Developer
4 16 (10.96%) Web Developer
5 15 (10.27%) Architect
6 13 (8.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (8.22%) WPF Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Consultant
8 10 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.48%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 8 (5.48%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (4.11%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 6 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (4.11%) C# Web Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Applications Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.42%) PHP Developer
13 5 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (51.37%) .NET
2 58 (39.73%) HTML
3 43 (29.45%) XSLT
4 40 (27.40%) Web Services
5 32 (21.92%) Ajax
5 32 (21.92%) jQuery
6 28 (19.18%) WPF
7 27 (18.49%) JSON
7 27 (18.49%) WCF
7 27 (18.49%) XSD
8 26 (17.81%) ASP.NET
9 25 (17.12%) CSS
10 19 (13.01%) HTML5
11 16 (10.96%) CSS3
11 16 (10.96%) SOAP
11 16 (10.96%) .NET Framework
12 15 (10.27%) REST
13 13 (8.90%) WSDL
14 11 (7.53%) Struts
15 10 (6.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (5.48%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.05%) Smartcard
2 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.05%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.37%) Open Source
3 2 (1.37%) DataPower
3 2 (1.37%) Mobile Games
4 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.68%) Clustering
4 1 (0.68%) Flash Games
4 1 (0.68%) Statistics
4 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.96%) Windows
2 12 (8.22%) Linux
3 8 (5.48%) UNIX
4 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.11%) CentOS
6 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.44%) MVC
3 19 (13.01%) SOA
4 17 (11.64%) MVVM
5 16 (10.96%) Scrum
6 14 (9.59%) OO
7 12 (8.22%) TDD
8 10 (6.85%) ERP
9 9 (6.16%) OOP
9 9 (6.16%) Workflow
10 7 (4.79%) Kanban
10 7 (4.79%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.11%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (4.11%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.11%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.11%) CRM
12 5 (3.42%) Validation
12 5 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (2.74%) Data Analytics
13 4 (2.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (52.05%) C#
2 71 (48.63%) JavaScript
3 43 (29.45%) SQL
4 27 (18.49%) Java
5 21 (14.38%) PL/SQL
6 16 (10.96%) C++
7 13 (8.90%) PHP
8 8 (5.48%) XAML
9 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.74%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.05%) VBA
11 3 (2.05%) VB
11 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.37%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.37%) Perl
12 2 (1.37%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.68%) XPath
13 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (2.74%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) MCITP
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) WAI
2 1 (0.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Puppet
1 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (26.71%) Oracle
2 9 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.16%) SAP
3 6 (4.11%) Rackspace
3 6 (4.11%) Intel
4 5 (3.42%) Adobe
5 3 (2.05%) IBM
5 3 (2.05%) Sun
6 2 (1.37%) Splunk
6 2 (1.37%) Zend
6 2 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (0.68%) Software AG
7 1 (0.68%) Motorola
7 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.68%) Apple
7 1 (0.68%) Perforce
7 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
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