The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 83 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.70% 3.39% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.99% 15.31% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 11 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -49.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
346 320 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.75% 22.11% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 173 136
Average daily rate £305 £283 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
XML
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +21 17 £338 +19.46% 8
Northamptonshire +11 17 £275 +12.82% 10
Leicestershire -6 16 £325 -5.45% 12
Derbyshire +2 6 £288 +8.49% 2
Lincolnshire +7 3 £396 +13.21% 6
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 79 (46.75%) JavaScript
2 72 (42.60%) SQL
3 67 (39.64%) .NET
4 66 (39.05%) HTML
5 65 (38.46%) C#
6 51 (30.18%) Oracle
7 49 (28.99%) jQuery
8 42 (24.85%) SQL Server
9 39 (23.08%) CSS
9 39 (23.08%) XSLT
10 37 (21.89%) Web Services
11 36 (21.30%) Ajax
12 34 (20.12%) MVC
13 32 (18.93%) ASP.NET
14 30 (17.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 28 (16.57%) PL/SQL
16 26 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (15.38%) JSON
17 25 (14.79%) Oracle EBS R12
18 24 (14.20%) Java
19 23 (13.61%) XSD
19 23 (13.61%) Finance
19 23 (13.61%) WCF
19 23 (13.61%) Subversion
20 22 (13.02%) Oracle Reports
20 22 (13.02%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
21 21 (12.43%) Linux
21 21 (12.43%) PHP
21 21 (12.43%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (10.06%) Apache
2 15 (8.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.10%) 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
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.59%) nginx
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.59%) WordPress
9 1 (0.59%) Lync
9 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.59%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 10 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.33%) InfoPath
3 7 (4.14%) MS Office
4 6 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.96%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
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 Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (5.33%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (5.33%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (5.33%) Oracle 11i
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%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Rackspace Cloud
2 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.78%) Force.com
4 2 (1.18%) IaaS
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 2 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.43%) HTTP
2 18 (10.65%) HTTPS
3 9 (5.33%) SSH
3 9 (5.33%) SSL
3 9 (5.33%) Intranet
4 6 (3.55%) LDAP
5 4 (2.37%) Firewall
6 2 (1.18%) DMZ
7 1 (0.59%) Network Security
7 1 (0.59%) Wireless
7 1 (0.59%) VLAN
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%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.85%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 22 (13.02%) Oracle Reports
3 22 (13.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (11.83%) Oracle Database
5 19 (11.24%) MySQL
6 13 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (5.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (5.33%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (4.73%) MongoDB
10 7 (4.14%) Oracle OLAP
10 7 (4.14%) OLAP
11 6 (3.55%) Star Schema
12 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.37%) SQLPlus
14 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (1.18%) DB2
16 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (13.61%) Subversion
2 20 (11.83%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (4.73%) JDeveloper
3 8 (4.73%) Eclipse
3 8 (4.73%) SoapUI
4 7 (4.14%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.55%) JUnit
5 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.37%) Ant
7 3 (1.78%) NUnit
7 3 (1.78%) JIRA
7 3 (1.78%) Maven
7 3 (1.78%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.18%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.18%) Hudson
8 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.59%) MSTest
9 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (13.61%) Finance
2 19 (11.24%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.59%) Billing
4 1 (0.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (70.41%) Developer
2 31 (18.34%) .NET Developer
3 28 (16.57%) C# Developer
4 24 (14.20%) Oracle Consultant
4 24 (14.20%) Consultant
5 19 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (9.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.28%) Web Developer
7 14 (8.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.51%) Architect
9 10 (5.92%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 10 (5.92%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.33%) OBIEE Developer
10 9 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
10 9 (5.33%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.73%) PHP Developer
12 7 (4.14%) WPF Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 7 (4.14%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (39.64%) .NET
2 66 (39.05%) HTML
3 49 (28.99%) jQuery
4 39 (23.08%) CSS
4 39 (23.08%) XSLT
5 37 (21.89%) Web Services
6 36 (21.30%) Ajax
7 32 (18.93%) ASP.NET
8 26 (15.38%) JSON
9 23 (13.61%) XSD
9 23 (13.61%) WCF
10 21 (12.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (12.43%) SOAP
11 19 (11.24%) REST
12 18 (10.65%) HTML5
13 17 (10.06%) CSS3
14 14 (8.28%) WSDL
14 14 (8.28%) RESTful
15 12 (7.10%) XSL
15 12 (7.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.73%) N-Tier
1 8 (4.73%) Data Integration
2 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.55%) Data Conversion
3 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.78%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.78%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.78%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.18%) Clustering
5 2 (1.18%) DataPower
5 2 (1.18%) Open Source
6 1 (0.59%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.43%) Linux
2 16 (9.47%) UNIX
3 15 (8.88%) Windows
4 11 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.12%) MVC
2 26 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.83%) SOA
4 17 (10.06%) ERP
5 16 (9.47%) Workflow
6 14 (8.28%) Scrum
7 13 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.10%) Migration
8 12 (7.10%) Analytics
9 11 (6.51%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.92%) Data Migration
11 9 (5.33%) Procure-to-pay
12 7 (4.14%) TDD
12 7 (4.14%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.55%) OO
13 6 (3.55%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (3.55%) Data Analysis
13 6 (3.55%) Kanban
13 6 (3.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 79 (46.75%) JavaScript
2 72 (42.60%) SQL
3 65 (38.46%) C#
4 28 (16.57%) PL/SQL
5 24 (14.20%) Java
6 21 (12.43%) PHP
7 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.73%) C++
9 7 (4.14%) XAML
10 5 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.37%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.78%) VBA
12 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.18%) Perl
13 2 (1.18%) Groovy
14 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.59%) R
14 1 (0.59%) XPath
14 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.96%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.18%) ISEB
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) MCITP
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.55%) TickIT
2 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 51 (30.18%) Oracle
2 15 (8.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.69%) Rackspace
4 11 (6.51%) SAP
5 7 (4.14%) Intel
6 6 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.37%) IBM
7 4 (2.37%) Adobe
7 4 (2.37%) Sun
8 2 (1.18%) Software AG
8 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.18%) hybris
9 1 (0.59%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.59%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.59%) Alterian
9 1 (0.59%) Zend
9 1 (0.59%) Citrix
9 1 (0.59%) HP
9 1 (0.59%) Progress
9 1 (0.59%) BMC
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