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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 23 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 222 140 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.98% 5.77% 5.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.96% 19.23% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 51 71
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 £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 19
Average hourly rate £34.11 £41.75 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% +30.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.82 £31.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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
967 728 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.39% 29.98% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 390 459
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.66 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.74 £50.00 £45.00
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 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 22 August 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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
Cambridgeshire -2 59 £400 +2.56% 21
Hertfordshire -1 49 £356 +29.54% 16
Essex +5 44 £420 +29.23% 5
Suffolk +7 34 £375 +7.14% 9
Bedfordshire -2 20 £400 - 7
Norfolk +1 12 £450 +125.00% 7
East Anglia - 1 £238 - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 171 (45.97%) SQL
2 150 (40.32%) HTML
3 139 (37.37%) Java
4 134 (36.02%) JavaScript
5 115 (30.91%) Web Services
6 100 (26.88%) CSS
7 97 (26.08%) UNIX
8 96 (25.81%) .NET
9 89 (23.92%) XSLT
10 86 (23.12%) SQL Server
11 83 (22.31%) C#
12 81 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
13 79 (21.24%) Oracle
14 76 (20.43%) Windows
15 75 (20.16%) Linux
16 73 (19.62%) Finance
17 68 (18.28%) Microsoft
18 61 (16.40%) J2EE
19 60 (16.13%) SOAP
20 59 (15.86%) JSON
21 57 (15.32%) MVC
22 56 (15.05%) Ajax
23 50 (13.44%) jQuery
23 50 (13.44%) ASP.NET
24 49 (13.17%) E-Commerce
24 49 (13.17%) WCF
25 47 (12.63%) Degree
25 47 (12.63%) Ant
26 45 (12.10%) OO
27 44 (11.83%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 36 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 25 (6.72%) Apache
3 24 (6.45%) MQSeries
4 23 (6.18%) IIS
5 21 (5.65%) WebLogic
6 20 (5.38%) Tomcat
7 19 (5.11%) SharePoint
8 16 (4.30%) CMS
9 14 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (2.15%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 8 (2.15%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.34%) Node.js
12 5 (1.34%) Umbraco
13 4 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.54%) Moodle
14 2 (0.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 44 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.03%) MS Office
3 9 (2.42%) FrameMaker
3 9 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.61%) InfoPath
5 5 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.54%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.27%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.08%) Tridion
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.27%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.27%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.81%) SaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 26 (6.99%) Internet
3 19 (5.11%) VPN
4 17 (4.57%) HTTP
4 17 (4.57%) Firewall
5 15 (4.03%) DNS
5 15 (4.03%) Reverse Proxy
6 13 (3.49%) SAN
7 12 (3.23%) LDAP
8 5 (1.34%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.81%) Intranet
10 2 (0.54%) FTP
11 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.27%) CTI
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (23.12%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 37 (9.95%) MySQL
4 25 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.72%) Oracle Database
5 24 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 24 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (5.38%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.76%) Ingres
9 13 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.23%) DB2
11 9 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.15%) MariaDB
13 7 (1.88%) DbVisualizer
13 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.61%) DTS
14 6 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 47 (12.63%) Ant
2 37 (9.95%) Subversion
3 33 (8.87%) Eclipse
4 26 (6.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (6.72%) Visual Studio
6 24 (6.45%) JUnit
7 19 (5.11%) JIRA
7 19 (5.11%) Maven
8 16 (4.30%) Git (software)
9 11 (2.96%) SoapUI
10 9 (2.42%) Log4j
11 8 (2.15%) LoadRunner
11 8 (2.15%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (1.88%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.61%) Selenium
13 6 (1.61%) Mockito
14 5 (1.34%) FxCop
14 5 (1.34%) StyleCop
15 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 73 (19.62%) Finance
2 27 (7.26%) Retail
3 18 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.23%) Publishing
5 11 (2.96%) Marketing
6 8 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.88%) Automotive
8 6 (1.61%) Banking
8 6 (1.61%) Legal
9 4 (1.08%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 244 (65.59%) Developer
2 50 (13.44%) Java Developer
3 40 (10.75%) Analyst
4 35 (9.41%) .NET Developer
5 22 (5.91%) Author
5 22 (5.91%) Technical Author
5 22 (5.91%) Architect
5 22 (5.91%) Web Developer
6 19 (5.11%) Senior Developer
7 17 (4.57%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.57%) CRM Developer
7 17 (4.57%) VB Developer
8 16 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (3.76%) Tester
10 12 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 12 (3.23%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.96%) Software Developer
11 11 (2.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (40.32%) HTML
2 115 (30.91%) Web Services
3 100 (26.88%) CSS
4 96 (25.81%) .NET
5 89 (23.92%) XSLT
6 61 (16.40%) J2EE
7 60 (16.13%) SOAP
8 59 (15.86%) JSON
9 56 (15.05%) Ajax
10 50 (13.44%) jQuery
10 50 (13.44%) ASP.NET
11 49 (13.17%) WCF
12 42 (11.29%) Spring
13 38 (10.22%) REST
14 37 (9.95%) Hibernate
15 36 (9.68%) JSP
16 28 (7.53%) HTML5
17 24 (6.45%) .NET Framework
18 23 (6.18%) XHTML
18 23 (6.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.91%) Replication
2 15 (4.03%) N-Tier
3 14 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.76%) Data Integration
3 14 (3.76%) Web 2.0
4 12 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.15%) Biology
6 7 (1.88%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.61%) Open Source
8 5 (1.34%) Life Science
9 4 (1.08%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.08%) Copywriting
9 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.81%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.54%) Social Media
11 2 (0.54%) W3C
12 1 (0.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 97 (26.08%) UNIX
2 76 (20.43%) Windows
3 75 (20.16%) Linux
4 16 (4.30%) Solaris
5 15 (4.03%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.69%) Mac OS X
9 9 (2.42%) HPUX
10 7 (1.88%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.61%) Android
12 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.27%) CentOS
14 1 (0.27%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (15.32%) MVC
3 49 (13.17%) E-Commerce
4 45 (12.10%) OO
5 39 (10.48%) TDD
6 38 (10.22%) Scrum
7 37 (9.95%) UML
8 35 (9.41%) SOA
9 31 (8.33%) Migration
10 29 (7.80%) Data Modelling
11 28 (7.53%) ETL
12 27 (7.26%) Workflow
12 27 (7.26%) Content Management
13 24 (6.45%) Web Development
14 21 (5.65%) CRM
14 21 (5.65%) MVVM
15 19 (5.11%) Regression Testing
16 17 (4.57%) Unit Testing
16 17 (4.57%) System Testing
16 17 (4.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 171 (45.97%) SQL
2 139 (37.37%) Java
3 134 (36.02%) JavaScript
4 83 (22.31%) C#
5 43 (11.56%) Perl
6 41 (11.02%) PowerShell
7 34 (9.14%) PL/SQL
8 31 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 22 (5.91%) VB
10 18 (4.84%) VB6
11 15 (4.03%) Python
12 14 (3.76%) VBScript
13 13 (3.49%) PHP
14 12 (3.23%) T-SQL
14 12 (3.23%) VBA
15 11 (2.96%) XPath
16 10 (2.69%) C++
17 7 (1.88%) C
18 5 (1.34%) Bash Shell
19 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (12.63%) Degree
2 22 (5.91%) Sun Certification
3 17 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.03%) ISEB
5 14 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (3.23%) MCITP
8 7 (1.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.27%) MBA
10 1 (0.27%) ACCA
10 1 (0.27%) CBAP
10 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.80%) QA
2 6 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.61%) Hyper-V
1 6 (1.61%) Docker
2 5 (1.34%) KVM
2 5 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (4.03%) Puppet
1 15 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.54%) SCCM
3 2 (0.54%) Opsview
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 79 (21.24%) Oracle
2 68 (18.28%) Microsoft
3 39 (10.48%) IBM
4 17 (4.57%) HP
4 17 (4.57%) JBoss
5 15 (4.03%) Sun
6 10 (2.69%) AccuRev
7 9 (2.42%) FatWire
7 9 (2.42%) Interwoven
8 4 (1.08%) Blue Martini
8 4 (1.08%) Elastic Path
8 4 (1.08%) Adobe
8 4 (1.08%) Cognos
8 4 (1.08%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.08%) webMethods
8 4 (1.08%) BEA
8 4 (1.08%) ATG
8 4 (1.08%) Twitter
9 3 (0.81%) Informatica
9 3 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - Sand Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: 18 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: 18 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: 26 days ago