The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 22 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 161 155 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.34% 5.85% 5.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.16% 19.67% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 72 86
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £252 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £32.65 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.17 £25.85 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.59 £36.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -14.28%
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
761 788 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.97% 29.75% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 440 395
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 28
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.50 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £40.50 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XML
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

XML
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

XML
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Essex +10 56 £400 +14.28% 10
Cambridgeshire +19 46 £375 +15.38% 14
Hertfordshire +5 45 £375 -6.25% 17
Suffolk -6 10 £400 +6.66% 6
Bedfordshire -4 8 £488 +65.25% 3
Norfolk -3 4 £400 +16.36% 4
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 172 (49.00%) HTML
1 172 (49.00%) SQL
2 156 (44.44%) Java
3 148 (42.17%) Web Services
4 141 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (32.76%) JavaScript
6 109 (31.05%) CSS
7 106 (30.20%) Oracle
8 104 (29.63%) UNIX
9 98 (27.92%) Linux
10 93 (26.50%) TDD
11 81 (23.08%) MVC
12 79 (22.51%) Relational Database
13 76 (21.65%) SOAP
14 71 (20.23%) .NET
15 67 (19.09%) REST
16 66 (18.80%) SQL Server
17 64 (18.23%) PL/SQL
17 64 (18.23%) Spring
18 62 (17.66%) C#
19 60 (17.09%) MySQL
20 58 (16.52%) J2EE
21 57 (16.24%) Ant
21 57 (16.24%) Web Development
22 55 (15.67%) HTML5
23 54 (15.38%) Scrum
24 53 (15.10%) Hibernate
24 53 (15.10%) XSLT
24 53 (15.10%) JBoss
25 47 (13.39%) Spring MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 53 (15.10%) JBoss
2 32 (9.12%) BizTalk Server
3 29 (8.26%) WebSphere
4 28 (7.98%) WebLogic
5 20 (5.70%) Tomcat
6 15 (4.27%) IIS
6 15 (4.27%) CMS
7 13 (3.70%) Apache
8 11 (3.13%) MQSeries
9 9 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (2.28%) Documentum
11 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.14%) Liferay
13 3 (0.85%) LiveCycle
14 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.57%) Node.js
15 1 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
15 1 (0.28%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (3.99%) FrameMaker
2 11 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.14%) MS Office
5 3 (0.85%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.28%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 8 (2.28%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) AWD
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.28%) SaaS
2 7 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.57%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.25%) LDAP
2 27 (7.69%) HTTP
3 20 (5.70%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.84%) Internet
5 10 (2.85%) VPN
6 8 (2.28%) FTP
7 7 (1.99%) SSL
7 7 (1.99%) Intranet
8 4 (1.14%) Firewall
8 4 (1.14%) SAN
8 4 (1.14%) DNS
8 4 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.57%) X.25
9 2 (0.57%) Network Security
9 2 (0.57%) SSH
9 2 (0.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.51%) Relational Database
2 66 (18.80%) SQL Server
3 60 (17.09%) MySQL
4 39 (11.11%) MariaDB
5 15 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.99%) Neo4j
7 13 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.85%) DTS
8 10 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
9 9 (2.56%) OLAP
9 9 (2.56%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 57 (16.24%) Ant
2 37 (10.54%) Eclipse
2 37 (10.54%) Git (software)
3 32 (9.12%) JIRA
4 27 (7.69%) Subversion
5 23 (6.55%) JUnit
5 23 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.84%) Jenkins
7 16 (4.56%) Maven
8 15 (4.27%) Selenium
8 15 (4.27%) AccuRev
8 15 (4.27%) SoapUI
9 9 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (2.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 6 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (1.71%) IntelliJ
10 6 (1.71%) Mockito
11 5 (1.42%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.14%) StyleCop
12 4 (1.14%) FxCop
General
1 32 (9.12%) Finance
2 20 (5.70%) Marketing
3 19 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.28%) Publishing
6 7 (1.99%) Electronics
7 6 (1.71%) Retail
8 5 (1.42%) Back Office
9 4 (1.14%) Legal
10 3 (0.85%) Local Government
11 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 2 (0.57%) Banking
12 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 223 (63.53%) Developer
2 92 (26.21%) Java Developer
3 39 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 26 (7.41%) Analyst
5 25 (7.12%) Architect
6 22 (6.27%) Consultant
7 19 (5.41%) Author
7 19 (5.41%) Technical Author
7 19 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 18 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.84%) Software Developer
10 16 (4.56%) BizTalk Developer
11 15 (4.27%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (3.99%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
14 11 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
14 11 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.85%) Agile .NET Developer
16 9 (2.56%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (49.00%) HTML
2 148 (42.17%) Web Services
3 109 (31.05%) CSS
4 76 (21.65%) SOAP
5 71 (20.23%) .NET
6 67 (19.09%) REST
7 64 (18.23%) Spring
8 58 (16.52%) J2EE
9 55 (15.67%) HTML5
10 53 (15.10%) Hibernate
10 53 (15.10%) XSLT
11 47 (13.39%) Spring MVC
12 41 (11.68%) ASP.NET
12 41 (11.68%) JSON
13 40 (11.40%) Ajax
14 39 (11.11%) JAAS
15 36 (10.26%) JPA
15 36 (10.26%) WCF
16 32 (9.12%) .NET Framework
17 29 (8.26%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.40%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.56%) Visualisation
4 13 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.28%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.99%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.71%) User Experience
8 5 (1.42%) Streaming Media
8 5 (1.42%) IPTV
8 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.14%) Replication
9 4 (1.14%) Open Source
9 4 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.85%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.85%) Life Science
10 3 (0.85%) Biology
10 3 (0.85%) Social Media
10 3 (0.85%) DataPower
10 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 104 (29.63%) UNIX
2 98 (27.92%) Linux
3 46 (13.11%) Windows
4 35 (9.97%) Mac OS X
5 19 (5.41%) Solaris
6 6 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (26.50%) TDD
3 81 (23.08%) MVC
4 57 (16.24%) Web Development
5 54 (15.38%) Scrum
6 43 (12.25%) OO
7 37 (10.54%) UML
7 37 (10.54%) SOA
8 33 (9.40%) Content Management
9 29 (8.26%) Workflow
10 27 (7.69%) Web Design
11 26 (7.41%) Use Case
11 26 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 25 (7.12%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (6.84%) Validation
14 23 (6.55%) Software Engineering
15 22 (6.27%) Unit Testing
16 21 (5.98%) Mentoring
17 20 (5.70%) E-Commerce
18 19 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 172 (49.00%) SQL
2 156 (44.44%) Java
3 115 (32.76%) JavaScript
4 64 (18.23%) PL/SQL
5 62 (17.66%) C#
6 29 (8.26%) Python
7 24 (6.84%) Perl
8 21 (5.98%) T-SQL
8 21 (5.98%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.41%) VB.NET
10 16 (4.56%) VBScript
11 15 (4.27%) C++
11 15 (4.27%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.70%) VB
13 12 (3.42%) C
14 10 (2.85%) Ruby
15 6 (1.71%) XPath
16 5 (1.42%) VB6
17 4 (1.14%) PHP
17 4 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (6.27%) Degree
2 16 (4.56%) Sun Certification
3 14 (3.99%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.14%) VCP4
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) OCP
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB
6 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.27%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 9 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) Puppet
1 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.85%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 106 (30.20%) Oracle
2 33 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.12%) IBM
4 17 (4.84%) SAP
5 13 (3.70%) Sun
6 10 (2.85%) Perforce
7 9 (2.56%) Talend
8 6 (1.71%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.42%) Adobe
9 5 (1.42%) FatWire
10 4 (1.14%) Informatica
10 4 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.14%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.85%) HP
12 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.57%) webMethods
12 2 (0.57%) Remedy
12 2 (0.57%) InterSystems
12 2 (0.57%) Teradata
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