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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 81 77 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.35% 4.76% 4.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.07% 18.38% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +18.64%
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
367 419 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.22% 25.90% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 218 142
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 23
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +14 22 £325 +5.69% 11
Leicestershire -3 15 £325 +12.06% 8
Northamptonshire 0 13 £313 +25.00% 12
Derbyshire -10 7 £288 - 6
Lincolnshire +6 3 £396 +13.21% 5
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 74 (43.79%) C#
3 73 (43.20%) .NET
4 64 (37.87%) HTML
5 58 (34.32%) SQL
6 50 (29.59%) Oracle
7 47 (27.81%) XSLT
8 41 (24.26%) Web Services
8 41 (24.26%) jQuery
9 38 (22.49%) SQL Server
10 34 (20.12%) Ajax
11 33 (19.53%) PL/SQL
12 31 (18.34%) JSON
13 29 (17.16%) MVC
13 29 (17.16%) WCF
14 28 (16.57%) CSS
14 28 (16.57%) XSD
15 27 (15.98%) ASP.NET
16 26 (15.38%) Java
16 26 (15.38%) Finance
17 25 (14.79%) Oracle EBS R12
18 23 (13.61%) WPF
18 23 (13.61%) SOA
19 22 (13.02%) Oracle Forms
19 22 (13.02%) Oracle Reports
19 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (13.02%) SQL Server 2008
19 22 (13.02%) Oracle Database
19 22 (13.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 21 (12.43%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (8.88%) Apache
2 14 (8.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (7.10%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.51%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.73%) NetWeaver
5 8 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.78%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.78%) WordPress
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.59%) nginx
9 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.59%) IIS
9 1 (0.59%) CMS
9 1 (0.59%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (14.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (8.28%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (8.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 14 (8.28%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (6.51%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (5.33%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (5.33%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (5.33%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (5.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 8 (4.73%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 7 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (3.55%) Oracle ASCP
7 6 (3.55%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (2.37%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.59%) Magento
11 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) Rackspace Cloud
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.96%) Force.com
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 2 (1.18%) PaaS
4 2 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.47%) HTTP
2 12 (7.10%) HTTPS
3 9 (5.33%) LDAP
3 9 (5.33%) Intranet
4 7 (4.14%) SSH
4 7 (4.14%) SSL
5 4 (2.37%) Firewall
6 2 (1.18%) DMZ
7 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.59%) Broadband
7 1 (0.59%) ISDN
7 1 (0.59%) VoIP
7 1 (0.59%) WAN
7 1 (0.59%) FTP
7 1 (0.59%) Wireless
7 1 (0.59%) VLAN
7 1 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.02%) Oracle Reports
2 22 (13.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (13.02%) Oracle Database
2 22 (13.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 19 (11.24%) MySQL
4 13 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
5 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.37%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.59%) OLAP
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.59%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (13.02%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (11.24%) Subversion
3 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.73%) SoapUI
4 8 (4.73%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.73%) JDeveloper
5 7 (4.14%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.96%) JUnit
7 4 (2.37%) Ant
8 3 (1.78%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.78%) Maven
8 3 (1.78%) NUnit
9 2 (1.18%) Hudson
9 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.18%) JIRA
9 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.59%) MSTest
10 1 (0.59%) Moq
10 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
General
1 26 (15.38%) Finance
2 19 (11.24%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.78%) Games
3 3 (1.78%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (70.41%) Developer
2 30 (17.75%) .NET Developer
3 29 (17.16%) C# Developer
4 25 (14.79%) Consultant
5 24 (14.20%) Oracle Consultant
6 16 (9.47%) Web Developer
6 16 (9.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (8.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (7.69%) Architect
9 12 (7.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.92%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.92%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 10 (5.92%) PHP Developer
11 10 (5.92%) WPF Developer
12 9 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
13 7 (4.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 7 (4.14%) Functional Consultant
13 7 (4.14%) Senior Developer
14 6 (3.55%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (43.20%) .NET
2 64 (37.87%) HTML
3 47 (27.81%) XSLT
4 41 (24.26%) Web Services
4 41 (24.26%) jQuery
5 34 (20.12%) Ajax
6 31 (18.34%) JSON
7 29 (17.16%) WCF
8 28 (16.57%) XSD
8 28 (16.57%) CSS
9 27 (15.98%) ASP.NET
10 23 (13.61%) WPF
11 21 (12.43%) SOAP
12 19 (11.24%) HTML5
12 19 (11.24%) REST
13 18 (10.65%) CSS3
14 17 (10.06%) .NET Framework
15 14 (8.28%) WSDL
16 13 (7.69%) XHTML
16 13 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) N-Tier
2 6 (3.55%) Data Conversion
3 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.78%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.78%) Open Source
4 3 (1.78%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.78%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.18%) Mobile Games
5 2 (1.18%) Clustering
5 2 (1.18%) DataPower
6 1 (0.59%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.59%) Statistics
6 1 (0.59%) Flash Games
6 1 (0.59%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.24%) Linux
2 17 (10.06%) Windows
3 16 (9.47%) UNIX
4 9 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.16%) MVC
2 23 (13.61%) SOA
3 22 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.47%) Workflow
5 14 (8.28%) Scrum
5 14 (8.28%) ERP
6 11 (6.51%) OO
7 10 (5.92%) MVVM
8 9 (5.33%) Procure-to-pay
8 9 (5.33%) OOP
9 8 (4.73%) TDD
9 8 (4.73%) Kanban
10 7 (4.14%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.14%) Data Modelling
11 6 (3.55%) Project Management
11 6 (3.55%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (3.55%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.96%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (2.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 74 (43.79%) C#
3 58 (34.32%) SQL
4 33 (19.53%) PL/SQL
5 26 (15.38%) Java
6 21 (12.43%) PHP
7 13 (7.69%) C++
8 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.73%) XAML
10 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.78%) VBA
12 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.18%) Perl
12 2 (1.18%) Groovy
12 2 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (2.37%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.59%) MCITP
3 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.59%) ISEB
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Puppet
1 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (29.59%) Oracle
2 11 (6.51%) SAP
2 11 (6.51%) Rackspace
3 9 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.14%) Intel
4 7 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.96%) Adobe
6 4 (2.37%) IBM
7 3 (1.78%) Sun
7 3 (1.78%) Zend
8 2 (1.18%) Software AG
8 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.59%) Perforce
9 1 (0.59%) Alterian
9 1 (0.59%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.59%) Motorola
9 1 (0.59%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.59%) Apple
9 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300-342
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salt
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Northamptonshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago