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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 46 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 39 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.72% 3.87% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.75% 16.62% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 26
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£325 £318 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 13
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -32.00%
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
306 349 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.31% 23.28% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 197 160
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 45
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £22.26 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 -10 15 £325 -7.14% 6
Leicestershire +4 10 £200 -38.46% 7
Northamptonshire -8 6 £275 - 11
Derbyshire +20 2 £353 +41.00% 8
Lincolnshire - - - - 3
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 65 (63.73%) .NET
2 60 (58.82%) C#
3 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 42 (41.18%) HTML
5 35 (34.31%) SQL
5 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (32.35%) Oracle
7 32 (31.37%) Web Services
8 29 (28.43%) XSLT
9 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
10 23 (22.55%) Ajax
11 22 (21.57%) WPF
11 22 (21.57%) CSS
12 21 (20.59%) WCF
13 20 (19.61%) jQuery
13 20 (19.61%) Java
14 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
14 19 (18.63%) Windows
14 19 (18.63%) HTTP
15 18 (17.65%) MVC
16 17 (16.67%) SOA
16 17 (16.67%) .NET Framework
17 16 (15.69%) MVVM
18 15 (14.71%) JSON
18 15 (14.71%) OO
18 15 (14.71%) Visual Studio
19 14 (13.73%) XSD
20 13 (12.75%) IIS
20 13 (12.75%) HTML5
21 12 (11.76%) TDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (12.75%) IIS
2 8 (7.84%) WordPress
3 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.92%) CMS
5 4 (3.92%) NetWeaver
6 3 (2.94%) Drupal
6 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.94%) Kentico
6 3 (2.94%) Apache
7 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.98%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.63%) HTTP
2 11 (10.78%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.92%) Firewall
3 4 (3.92%) DMZ
4 3 (2.94%) LDAP
5 2 (1.96%) FTP
6 1 (0.98%) Intranet
6 1 (0.98%) Internet
6 1 (0.98%) SSL
6 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.86%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) DB2
5 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.96%) MS Access
6 2 (1.96%) DTS
6 2 (1.96%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) Subversion
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.92%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.92%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.94%) Hudson
5 3 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.96%) Ant
6 2 (1.96%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.96%) Introscope
6 2 (1.96%) MSTest
6 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (0.98%) JIRA
7 1 (0.98%) Selenium
7 1 (0.98%) NUnit
7 1 (0.98%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Games
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (79.41%) Developer
2 27 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.76%) Architect
5 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Web Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 8 (7.84%) WPF Developer
7 8 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Integration Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (63.73%) .NET
2 42 (41.18%) HTML
3 32 (31.37%) Web Services
4 29 (28.43%) XSLT
5 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
6 23 (22.55%) Ajax
7 22 (21.57%) WPF
7 22 (21.57%) CSS
8 21 (20.59%) WCF
9 20 (19.61%) jQuery
10 17 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 15 (14.71%) JSON
12 14 (13.73%) XSD
13 13 (12.75%) HTML5
14 10 (9.80%) Middleware
14 10 (9.80%) REST
15 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (6.86%) CSS3
16 7 (6.86%) XHTML
16 7 (6.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.90%) Open Source
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile Games
5 2 (1.96%) DataPower
6 1 (0.98%) Flash Games
6 1 (0.98%) Statistics
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) UNIX
3 4 (3.92%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.65%) MVC
3 17 (16.67%) SOA
4 16 (15.69%) MVVM
5 15 (14.71%) OO
6 12 (11.76%) TDD
7 10 (9.80%) Scrum
8 9 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.82%) OOP
9 7 (6.86%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.88%) SEO
11 5 (4.90%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.90%) CRM
12 4 (3.92%) UML
12 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.92%) Data Analysis
12 4 (3.92%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.92%) Load Balancing
13 3 (2.94%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 60 (58.82%) C#
2 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 35 (34.31%) SQL
4 20 (19.61%) Java
5 11 (10.78%) C++
6 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.86%) PHP
8 4 (3.92%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.94%) XAML
9 3 (2.94%) VB
10 2 (1.96%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.96%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.98%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (1.96%) ISEB
1 2 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) WMI
2 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 2 (1.96%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (32.35%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.88%) Adobe
5 4 (3.92%) SAP
5 4 (3.92%) Intel
5 4 (3.92%) Software AG
6 3 (2.94%) Twitter
7 2 (1.96%) CA
7 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.96%) Splunk
7 2 (1.96%) Zend
8 1 (0.98%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.98%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.98%) hybris
8 1 (0.98%) Citrix
8 1 (0.98%) Motorola
8 1 (0.98%) Apple
8 1 (0.98%) Perforce
Northampton
Altura
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago