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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 25 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 215 157 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.00% 6.62% 6.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.39% 22.02% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 50 81
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 19
Average hourly rate £33.73 £41.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £22.35 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
919 713 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.91% 30.05% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 348 423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £18.15 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
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 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 19 September 2014.

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
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 19 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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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 +16 67 £435 -3.33% 5
Hertfordshire 0 52 £363 +3.57% 22
Cambridgeshire -12 47 £425 +17.24% 18
Suffolk +7 24 £400 +18.51% 6
Bedfordshire -3 13 £400 - 5
Norfolk -5 7 £450 - 2
East Anglia -4 2 £269 -10.41%
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 175 (46.92%) SQL
2 163 (43.70%) Java
3 146 (39.14%) HTML
4 129 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (32.44%) JavaScript
6 116 (31.10%) Web Services
7 114 (30.56%) UNIX
8 101 (27.08%) CSS
9 95 (25.47%) Oracle
10 93 (24.93%) XSLT
11 92 (24.66%) Linux
12 91 (24.40%) .NET
13 80 (21.45%) C#
14 71 (19.03%) MVC
15 69 (18.50%) Windows
16 67 (17.96%) SQL Server
17 65 (17.43%) SOAP
18 64 (17.16%) Spring
19 62 (16.62%) J2EE
19 62 (16.62%) Finance
20 61 (16.35%) JSON
21 59 (15.82%) Microsoft
22 56 (15.01%) Relational Database
23 54 (14.48%) MySQL
24 53 (14.21%) Hibernate
25 51 (13.67%) Ant
25 51 (13.67%) Ajax
26 50 (13.40%) Degree
27 49 (13.14%) Perl
27 49 (13.14%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 29 (7.77%) Apache
3 24 (6.43%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.17%) WebLogic
5 22 (5.90%) MQSeries
6 20 (5.36%) IIS
6 20 (5.36%) CMS
7 19 (5.09%) SharePoint
8 15 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.68%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (2.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 8 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.34%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.34%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.80%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.80%) Liferay
13 3 (0.80%) Node.js
14 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.75%) MS Office
3 9 (2.41%) FrameMaker
4 6 (1.61%) InfoPath
5 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.54%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 22 (5.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.54%) Tridion
4 1 (0.27%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.07%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Force.com
4 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 27 (7.24%) HTTP
3 24 (6.43%) LDAP
4 21 (5.63%) Internet
5 15 (4.02%) Firewall
6 14 (3.75%) VPN
7 13 (3.49%) DNS
7 13 (3.49%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (2.95%) SAN
9 3 (0.80%) Intranet
10 2 (0.54%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.27%) GPRS
11 1 (0.27%) GSM
11 1 (0.27%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.27%) UMTS
11 1 (0.27%) WLAN
11 1 (0.27%) WCDMA
11 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.27%) SSL
11 1 (0.27%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 56 (15.01%) Relational Database
3 54 (14.48%) MySQL
4 24 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (5.63%) Oracle Database
6 20 (5.36%) MariaDB
7 19 (5.09%) NoSQL
8 17 (4.56%) RDBMS
9 14 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.68%) DB2
12 9 (2.41%) MongoDB
13 8 (2.14%) DTS
14 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.61%) DbVisualizer
15 6 (1.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 51 (13.67%) Ant
2 36 (9.65%) Eclipse
2 36 (9.65%) Subversion
3 27 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (6.17%) JUnit
5 22 (5.90%) Maven
6 20 (5.36%) Visual Studio
7 14 (3.75%) JIRA
8 12 (3.22%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.14%) Selenium
9 8 (2.14%) LoadRunner
9 8 (2.14%) IntelliJ
10 7 (1.88%) Log4j
11 6 (1.61%) Mockito
11 6 (1.61%) FxCop
11 6 (1.61%) StyleCop
11 6 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (1.34%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.80%) PowerDesigner
General
1 62 (16.62%) Finance
2 20 (5.36%) Retail
3 15 (4.02%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.75%) Publishing
5 9 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.14%) Marketing
7 7 (1.88%) Automotive
7 7 (1.88%) Legal
7 7 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.61%) Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 252 (67.56%) Developer
2 68 (18.23%) Java Developer
3 34 (9.12%) .NET Developer
4 33 (8.85%) Analyst
5 22 (5.90%) Author
5 22 (5.90%) Technical Author
5 22 (5.90%) Senior Developer
6 21 (5.63%) Web Developer
7 19 (5.09%) CRM Developer
8 16 (4.29%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.02%) Architect
9 15 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 13 (3.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 12 (3.22%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.22%) Tester
11 12 (3.22%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (2.68%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (2.68%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (39.14%) HTML
2 116 (31.10%) Web Services
3 101 (27.08%) CSS
4 93 (24.93%) XSLT
5 91 (24.40%) .NET
6 65 (17.43%) SOAP
7 64 (17.16%) Spring
8 62 (16.62%) J2EE
9 61 (16.35%) JSON
10 53 (14.21%) Hibernate
11 51 (13.67%) Ajax
12 49 (13.14%) REST
13 47 (12.60%) WCF
13 47 (12.60%) jQuery
14 40 (10.72%) ASP.NET
15 39 (10.46%) JSP
16 30 (8.04%) Spring MVC
17 27 (7.24%) HTML5
18 24 (6.43%) JPA
18 24 (6.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.09%) Replication
2 19 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.29%) Data Integration
4 15 (4.02%) N-Tier
4 15 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.22%) Web 2.0
6 11 (2.95%) Biology
6 11 (2.95%) User Experience
7 8 (2.14%) Life Science
7 8 (2.14%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.61%) Open Source
9 5 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.80%) Social Media
12 2 (0.54%) GIS
12 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 114 (30.56%) UNIX
2 92 (24.66%) Linux
3 69 (18.50%) Windows
4 21 (5.63%) Mac OS X
5 14 (3.75%) Solaris
6 10 (2.68%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.88%) HPUX
9 6 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.61%) Android
9 6 (1.61%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.27%) bada
13 1 (0.27%) CentOS
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (19.03%) MVC
3 49 (13.14%) OO
4 48 (12.87%) TDD
5 44 (11.80%) Scrum
6 40 (10.72%) UML
7 38 (10.19%) E-Commerce
8 32 (8.58%) Web Development
9 31 (8.31%) Workflow
10 30 (8.04%) SOA
11 29 (7.77%) Content Management
12 27 (7.24%) Migration
12 27 (7.24%) Data Modelling
13 23 (6.17%) CRM
14 22 (5.90%) MVVM
15 21 (5.63%) ETL
15 21 (5.63%) Software Engineering
16 20 (5.36%) DevOps
16 20 (5.36%) Configuration Management
17 19 (5.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 175 (46.92%) SQL
2 163 (43.70%) Java
3 121 (32.44%) JavaScript
4 80 (21.45%) C#
5 49 (13.14%) Perl
6 48 (12.87%) PL/SQL
7 41 (10.99%) PowerShell
8 29 (7.77%) Shell Script
9 16 (4.29%) Python
10 14 (3.75%) PHP
11 13 (3.49%) VB
12 12 (3.22%) VBScript
13 10 (2.68%) VB6
13 10 (2.68%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.68%) C++
14 9 (2.41%) XPath
15 7 (1.88%) C
16 6 (1.61%) VBA
17 4 (1.07%) XAML
18 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (13.40%) Degree
2 20 (5.36%) Sun Certification
3 15 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.75%) MCITP
4 14 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.49%) ISEB
6 10 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.27%) ACCA
10 1 (0.27%) MBA
10 1 (0.27%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.17%) QA
2 6 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.41%) Docker
2 4 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.80%) KVM
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.49%) Puppet
1 13 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.54%) Opsview
3 2 (0.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 95 (25.47%) Oracle
2 59 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 40 (10.72%) IBM
4 31 (8.31%) JBoss
5 13 (3.49%) Sun
6 9 (2.41%) HP
6 9 (2.41%) FatWire
6 9 (2.41%) AccuRev
7 7 (1.88%) Interwoven
7 7 (1.88%) Adobe
8 6 (1.61%) Informatica
8 6 (1.61%) Cognos
9 5 (1.34%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.34%) SAP
9 5 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.07%) Twitter
10 4 (1.07%) Teradata
10 4 (1.07%) BEA
10 4 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.07%) webMethods
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