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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 206 167 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.81% 5.36% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.21% 19.31% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 80 60
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £285 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.26 £28.60 £21.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.64 £39.93 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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
757 865 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.69% 27.74% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 489 342
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 33
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 86 £400 +26.98% 6
Cambridgeshire +31 60 £375 +7.14% 15
Suffolk +12 29 £413 +3.12% 5
Hertfordshire -11 29 £388 -3.12% 12
Bedfordshire -3 9 £263 -38.23% 7
Norfolk +7 8 £400 - 2
East Anglia +1 1 £400 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 154 (43.63%) SQL
2 138 (39.09%) Web Services
3 137 (38.81%) HTML
3 137 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (34.84%) Java
5 99 (28.05%) JavaScript
6 94 (26.63%) C#
7 92 (26.06%) SQL Server
8 89 (25.21%) SOAP
9 86 (24.36%) .NET
10 84 (23.80%) Oracle
11 82 (23.23%) TDD
12 75 (21.25%) CSS
13 73 (20.68%) J2EE
14 66 (18.70%) Windows
15 60 (17.00%) UNIX
16 57 (16.15%) HTML5
17 53 (15.01%) Linux
18 52 (14.73%) Microsoft
19 51 (14.45%) Relational Database
20 49 (13.88%) Content Management
21 46 (13.03%) Ant
22 44 (12.46%) OO
23 42 (11.90%) .NET Framework
24 40 (11.33%) Ajax
24 40 (11.33%) WCF
24 40 (11.33%) REST
25 39 (11.05%) BizTalk Server
25 39 (11.05%) MVC
25 39 (11.05%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (11.05%) BizTalk Server
2 38 (10.76%) WebSphere
3 23 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 22 (6.23%) JBoss
5 16 (4.53%) Documentum
6 13 (3.68%) IIS
7 10 (2.83%) MQSeries
7 10 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.55%) CMS
8 9 (2.55%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (1.70%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.13%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.57%) Confluence
12 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.28%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (4.53%) FrameMaker
2 12 (3.40%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.12%) MS Excel
4 8 (2.27%) MS Office
5 5 (1.42%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.28%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (5.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (3.40%) Oracle iProcurement
3 8 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (1.13%) Magento
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.28%) Tridion
8 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.28%) AWD
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.98%) SaaS
3 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.57%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.25%) Internet
2 13 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.40%) LDAP
4 9 (2.55%) VPN
5 8 (2.27%) FTP
6 6 (1.70%) HTTP
6 6 (1.70%) SSL
6 6 (1.70%) Intranet
7 4 (1.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.13%) DNS
7 4 (1.13%) SAN
7 4 (1.13%) Firewall
8 2 (0.57%) Network Security
8 2 (0.57%) SSH
8 2 (0.57%) X.25
9 1 (0.28%) Telnet
9 1 (0.28%) 3G
9 1 (0.28%) 2G
9 1 (0.28%) SNMP
9 1 (0.28%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (26.06%) SQL Server
2 51 (14.45%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.53%) MySQL
5 14 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.12%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.27%) MariaDB
8 8 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (1.98%) DB2
9 7 (1.98%) OLAP
9 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.98%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (1.98%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.42%) FileMaker
10 5 (1.42%) DTS
11 4 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (13.03%) Ant
2 31 (8.78%) JIRA
3 28 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (7.65%) Eclipse
5 23 (6.52%) JUnit
6 19 (5.38%) Selenium
7 18 (5.10%) Git (software)
7 18 (5.10%) SoapUI
7 18 (5.10%) Subversion
8 15 (4.25%) AccuRev
9 11 (3.12%) Jenkins
10 10 (2.83%) Maven
10 10 (2.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (2.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 9 (2.55%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (2.27%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.70%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.13%) PHPUnit
15 3 (0.85%) Hudson
16 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 39 (11.05%) Finance
2 20 (5.67%) Marketing
3 19 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.97%) Electronics
4 14 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.55%) Retail
6 7 (1.98%) Legal
7 6 (1.70%) Publishing
8 5 (1.42%) Games
8 5 (1.42%) Back Office
9 3 (0.85%) Automotive
9 3 (0.85%) Local Government
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 2 (0.57%) Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 189 (53.54%) Developer
2 70 (19.83%) Java Developer
3 39 (11.05%) Analyst
3 39 (11.05%) Architect
4 37 (10.48%) .NET Developer
5 36 (10.20%) Consultant
6 26 (7.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 25 (7.08%) C# Developer
8 23 (6.52%) BizTalk Developer
8 23 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (6.23%) Author
9 22 (6.23%) Technical Author
10 18 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.53%) Agile .NET Developer
11 16 (4.53%) Agile C# Developer
11 16 (4.53%) Systems Analyst
12 14 (3.97%) Oracle Consultant
12 14 (3.97%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.97%) Functional Consultant
13 13 (3.68%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (39.09%) Web Services
2 137 (38.81%) HTML
3 89 (25.21%) SOAP
4 86 (24.36%) .NET
5 75 (21.25%) CSS
6 73 (20.68%) J2EE
7 57 (16.15%) HTML5
8 42 (11.90%) .NET Framework
9 40 (11.33%) Ajax
9 40 (11.33%) WCF
9 40 (11.33%) REST
10 35 (9.92%) XSLT
10 35 (9.92%) ASP.NET
11 34 (9.63%) TopLink
12 29 (8.22%) jQuery
12 29 (8.22%) Hibernate
13 25 (7.08%) Spring
13 25 (7.08%) XHTML
14 22 (6.23%) JSON
15 21 (5.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.82%) Client/Server
3 11 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.83%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.42%) Replication
7 5 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.13%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.13%) Streaming Media
8 4 (1.13%) IPTV
8 4 (1.13%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.85%) User Experience
9 3 (0.85%) DataPower
10 2 (0.57%) Tandem
10 2 (0.57%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.70%) Windows
2 60 (17.00%) UNIX
3 53 (15.01%) Linux
4 27 (7.65%) Solaris
5 6 (1.70%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.57%) Android
7 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) HPUX
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (23.23%) TDD
3 49 (13.88%) Content Management
4 44 (12.46%) OO
5 39 (11.05%) MVC
6 38 (10.76%) SOA
7 32 (9.07%) Scrum
7 32 (9.07%) E-Commerce
8 30 (8.50%) Use Case
9 27 (7.65%) Web Development
9 27 (7.65%) Workflow
10 23 (6.52%) UML
11 22 (6.23%) Validation
12 21 (5.95%) Software Engineering
13 20 (5.67%) User Stories
14 19 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (5.10%) Systems Analysis
16 17 (4.82%) Document Management
16 17 (4.82%) Digital Marketing
17 15 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 154 (43.63%) SQL
2 123 (34.84%) Java
3 99 (28.05%) JavaScript
4 94 (26.63%) C#
5 32 (9.07%) PL/SQL
6 26 (7.37%) VB
7 21 (5.95%) T-SQL
7 21 (5.95%) Perl
8 19 (5.38%) Python
8 19 (5.38%) PowerShell
9 15 (4.25%) VB.NET
10 14 (3.97%) VBScript
11 12 (3.40%) C++
12 11 (3.12%) C
13 10 (2.83%) Ruby
14 7 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.70%) PHP
16 5 (1.42%) XPath
17 4 (1.13%) XQuery
18 3 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (5.95%) Degree
2 12 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.55%) Sun Certification
4 8 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.85%) MCP
7 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.28%) OCP
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.25%) QA
2 6 (1.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 4 (1.13%) Docker
2 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.13%) Puppet
1 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.85%) OpenAM
2 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 84 (23.80%) Oracle
2 52 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.22%) IBM
4 17 (4.82%) SAP
5 9 (2.55%) Talend
5 9 (2.55%) Kofax
6 8 (2.27%) EMC
7 7 (1.98%) Perforce
7 7 (1.98%) Sun
8 6 (1.70%) Adobe
8 6 (1.70%) HP
9 5 (1.42%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.42%) Remedy
9 5 (1.42%) FatWire
10 4 (1.13%) hybris
10 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.13%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.85%) Apigee
11 3 (0.85%) Mashery
11 3 (0.85%) TIBCO
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