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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 33 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 70 72 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.42% 4.38% 4.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.13% 15.86% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £468 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
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
366 454 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.14% 27.60% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 239 153
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 19 £325 +1.16% 10
Leicestershire -8 14 £325 +18.18% 7
Northamptonshire +7 13 £356 -20.83% 11
Derbyshire -7 6 £288 - 3
Lincolnshire +6 3 £396 +13.21% 6
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 73 (48.03%) .NET
2 72 (47.37%) C#
3 70 (46.05%) JavaScript
4 57 (37.50%) HTML
5 46 (30.26%) XSLT
6 45 (29.61%) SQL
7 43 (28.29%) Web Services
8 38 (25.00%) Oracle
9 37 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (23.68%) SQL Server
11 35 (23.03%) jQuery
12 31 (20.39%) JSON
12 31 (20.39%) Ajax
13 29 (19.08%) XSD
14 28 (18.42%) Java
14 28 (18.42%) WCF
15 26 (17.11%) ASP.NET
16 25 (16.45%) CSS
16 25 (16.45%) MVC
16 25 (16.45%) WPF
17 23 (15.13%) SOA
18 22 (14.47%) PL/SQL
19 20 (13.16%) SOAP
19 20 (13.16%) HTTP
19 20 (13.16%) Finance
19 20 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (11.84%) HTML5
21 17 (11.18%) REST
21 17 (11.18%) CSS3
21 17 (11.18%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (7.24%) Apache
1 11 (7.24%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.26%) NetWeaver
3 8 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.63%) WordPress
4 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.97%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.32%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) CMS
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.66%) Kentico
7 1 (0.66%) Lync
7 1 (0.66%) nginx
7 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.66%) Magento
8 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle ASCP
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Force.com
2 7 (4.61%) Rackspace Cloud
3 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 2 (1.32%) PaaS
4 2 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.16%) HTTP
2 15 (9.87%) HTTPS
3 9 (5.92%) LDAP
4 6 (3.95%) SSL
4 6 (3.95%) Intranet
4 6 (3.95%) SSH
5 4 (2.63%) Firewall
6 2 (1.32%) DMZ
7 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.66%) Broadband
7 1 (0.66%) ISDN
7 1 (0.66%) VoIP
7 1 (0.66%) WAN
7 1 (0.66%) FTP
7 1 (0.66%) Wireless
7 1 (0.66%) VLAN
7 1 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (10.53%) MySQL
4 11 (7.24%) Oracle Database
5 10 (6.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.95%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (3.29%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.97%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.32%) DB2
10 2 (1.32%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.66%) OLAP
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Subversion
2 13 (8.55%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.29%) JUnit
6 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.97%) Ant
7 3 (1.97%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.32%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.32%) Maven
8 2 (1.32%) JIRA
8 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.32%) NUnit
8 2 (1.32%) Hudson
9 1 (0.66%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.66%) MSTest
9 1 (0.66%) Moq
General
1 20 (13.16%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.97%) Games
3 3 (1.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (75.66%) Developer
2 27 (17.76%) .NET Developer
2 27 (17.76%) C# Developer
3 16 (10.53%) Architect
3 16 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 13 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (7.24%) Consultant
6 11 (7.24%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.24%) WPF Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Oracle Consultant
8 9 (5.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Salesforce.com Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.95%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (3.95%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (3.29%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (48.03%) .NET
2 57 (37.50%) HTML
3 46 (30.26%) XSLT
4 43 (28.29%) Web Services
5 35 (23.03%) jQuery
6 31 (20.39%) Ajax
6 31 (20.39%) JSON
7 29 (19.08%) XSD
8 28 (18.42%) WCF
9 26 (17.11%) ASP.NET
10 25 (16.45%) CSS
10 25 (16.45%) WPF
11 20 (13.16%) SOAP
12 18 (11.84%) HTML5
13 17 (11.18%) REST
13 17 (11.18%) CSS3
14 16 (10.53%) .NET Framework
15 14 (9.21%) WSDL
16 11 (7.24%) WebSphere MQ
16 11 (7.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) N-Tier
2 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.97%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.97%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.97%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.97%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.97%) Open Source
5 2 (1.32%) DataPower
5 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile Games
5 2 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Statistics
6 1 (0.66%) Flash Games
6 1 (0.66%) AS400
6 1 (0.66%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.66%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.18%) Windows
2 14 (9.21%) Linux
3 8 (5.26%) UNIX
3 8 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.61%) CentOS
5 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.45%) MVC
3 23 (15.13%) SOA
4 17 (11.18%) Scrum
5 12 (7.89%) MVVM
5 12 (7.89%) ERP
6 11 (7.24%) OO
7 10 (6.58%) Workflow
8 8 (5.26%) Kanban
9 7 (4.61%) TDD
9 7 (4.61%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.61%) OOP
9 7 (4.61%) Data Modelling
10 6 (3.95%) CRM
10 6 (3.95%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.29%) Analytics
11 5 (3.29%) Project Management
11 5 (3.29%) Validation
12 4 (2.63%) Migration
12 4 (2.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 72 (47.37%) C#
2 70 (46.05%) JavaScript
3 45 (29.61%) SQL
4 28 (18.42%) Java
5 22 (14.47%) PL/SQL
6 17 (11.18%) PHP
7 16 (10.53%) C++
8 8 (5.26%) XAML
9 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.63%) Apex Code
10 4 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.97%) VBA
12 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.32%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.32%) Perl
12 2 (1.32%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.32%) Groovy
13 1 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (2.63%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.66%) MCITP
3 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Puppet
1 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (7.24%) SAP
3 10 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.26%) Rackspace
5 7 (4.61%) Intel
6 4 (2.63%) Adobe
6 4 (2.63%) IBM
7 3 (1.97%) Sun
8 2 (1.32%) Software AG
8 2 (1.32%) Zend
8 2 (1.32%) Splunk
8 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.66%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.66%) hybris
9 1 (0.66%) Motorola
9 1 (0.66%) Pegasus
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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