The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 169 101 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.37% 4.47% 5.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.54% 16.78% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 97
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £266 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.25 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% -0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £21.99 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.93 £36.20 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
865 602 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.49% 26.65% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 344 476
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex +14 61 £308 +11.81% 8
Hertfordshire -9 45 £400 -5.88% 13
Cambridgeshire -15 22 £388 +10.71% 22
Suffolk +8 20 £400 +16.36% 3
Bedfordshire -8 12 £425 +30.76% 3
Norfolk +8 6 - - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 168 (56.57%) HTML
2 163 (54.88%) JavaScript
3 136 (45.79%) SQL
4 125 (42.09%) SQL Server
5 117 (39.39%) C#
6 113 (38.05%) .NET
6 113 (38.05%) CSS
7 102 (34.34%) XSLT
8 97 (32.66%) Web Services
9 78 (26.26%) Java
10 77 (25.93%) Ajax
11 74 (24.92%) Windows
12 70 (23.57%) Oracle
13 67 (22.56%) ASP.NET
14 66 (22.22%) MVC
15 64 (21.55%) OO
16 62 (20.88%) Microsoft
16 62 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
16 62 (20.88%) jQuery
17 60 (20.20%) UNIX
18 52 (17.51%) E-Commerce
19 51 (17.17%) XHTML
20 48 (16.16%) Subversion
21 44 (14.81%) SOAP
22 43 (14.48%) Finance
23 40 (13.47%) UML
23 40 (13.47%) HTML5
24 39 (13.13%) Linux
25 38 (12.79%) .NET Framework
26 37 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (9.76%) IIS
2 23 (7.74%) Apache
3 17 (5.72%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.04%) CMS
6 11 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.70%) MQSeries
6 11 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.36%) Node.js
9 7 (2.36%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.68%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.01%) LiveCycle
11 3 (1.01%) Gentran
11 3 (1.01%) Sonic ESB
12 2 (0.67%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.67%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 30 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.70%) MS Office
3 5 (1.68%) Fireworks
3 5 (1.68%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.67%) XMetaL
5 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.67%) DOC1
5 2 (0.67%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 18 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.68%) RiskWrite
2 5 (1.68%) Tridion
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Trello
3 1 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.08%) Internet
2 10 (3.37%) HTTPS
3 8 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.36%) HTTP
4 7 (2.36%) Intranet
5 6 (2.02%) VPN
5 6 (2.02%) DNS
6 5 (1.68%) FTP
6 5 (1.68%) Firewall
7 2 (0.67%) Extranet
7 2 (0.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.67%) SAN
8 1 (0.34%) SSL
8 1 (0.34%) LDAP
8 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (42.09%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 32 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (7.07%) Oracle Database
7 20 (6.73%) MySQL
8 18 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (6.06%) RDBMS
9 13 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (3.70%) DB2
10 11 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (3.37%) Ingres
12 9 (3.03%) NoSQL
13 7 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.35%) EDRMS
14 4 (1.35%) MongoDB
15 3 (1.01%) DTS
16 2 (0.67%) MarkLogic
17 1 (0.34%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 48 (16.16%) Subversion
2 33 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 27 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (7.07%) Eclipse
5 19 (6.40%) Git (software)
6 18 (6.06%) Ant
6 18 (6.06%) JUnit
7 15 (5.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 13 (4.38%) JIRA
9 11 (3.70%) Log4j
10 8 (2.69%) Maven
10 8 (2.69%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.36%) ReSharper
11 7 (2.36%) PowerDesigner
12 6 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (1.68%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.68%) Selenium
13 5 (1.68%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (1.35%) Mockito
General
1 43 (14.48%) Finance
2 26 (8.75%) Retail
3 15 (5.05%) Marketing
4 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.02%) Games
6 5 (1.68%) Banking
7 4 (1.35%) Automotive
7 4 (1.35%) Electronics
7 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.01%) Back Office
8 3 (1.01%) Advertising
8 3 (1.01%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 208 (70.03%) Developer
2 47 (15.82%) .NET Developer
3 38 (12.79%) Analyst
4 24 (8.08%) C# Developer
5 22 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 22 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 19 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (6.06%) Data Analyst
8 16 (5.39%) UI Programmer
8 16 (5.39%) UI Developer
9 15 (5.05%) VB Developer
10 14 (4.71%) Architect
11 13 (4.38%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (3.70%) PHP Developer
13 11 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.37%) Technical Architect
15 9 (3.03%) Software Developer
15 9 (3.03%) VB6 Developer
15 9 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (56.57%) HTML
2 113 (38.05%) .NET
2 113 (38.05%) CSS
3 102 (34.34%) XSLT
4 97 (32.66%) Web Services
5 77 (25.93%) Ajax
6 67 (22.56%) ASP.NET
7 62 (20.88%) jQuery
8 51 (17.17%) XHTML
9 44 (14.81%) SOAP
10 40 (13.47%) HTML5
11 38 (12.79%) .NET Framework
12 35 (11.78%) WCF
13 33 (11.11%) J2EE
14 31 (10.44%) JSON
15 26 (8.75%) CSS3
16 25 (8.42%) XSD
17 21 (7.07%) JSP
18 17 (5.72%) Silverlight
19 16 (5.39%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 12 (4.04%) Web 2.0
2 12 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.70%) Open Source
4 8 (2.69%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.69%) GIS
5 7 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.68%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.35%) iPhone
7 4 (1.35%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.35%) Social Media
7 4 (1.35%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.35%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.01%) Ontologies
8 3 (1.01%) LLPG
8 3 (1.01%) Replication
8 3 (1.01%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.67%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.92%) Windows
2 60 (20.20%) UNIX
3 39 (13.13%) Linux
4 17 (5.72%) Solaris
5 11 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.03%) Android
8 8 (2.69%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.69%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.02%) HPUX
10 4 (1.35%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.01%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.22%) MVC
2 64 (21.55%) OO
3 62 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (17.51%) E-Commerce
5 40 (13.47%) UML
6 32 (10.77%) Unit Testing
7 29 (9.76%) Scrum
8 28 (9.43%) TDD
9 27 (9.09%) ETL
10 24 (8.08%) Web Development
11 23 (7.74%) CRM
11 23 (7.74%) Migration
12 22 (7.41%) SOA
13 20 (6.73%) EAI
13 20 (6.73%) Data Modelling
13 20 (6.73%) OOP
14 19 (6.40%) Workflow
14 19 (6.40%) Content Management
15 18 (6.06%) OOD
16 17 (5.72%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 163 (54.88%) JavaScript
2 136 (45.79%) SQL
3 117 (39.39%) C#
4 78 (26.26%) Java
5 26 (8.75%) XPath
6 24 (8.08%) PHP
6 24 (8.08%) VB
7 22 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 22 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 20 (6.73%) VB6
9 19 (6.40%) C++
9 19 (6.40%) VBScript
10 15 (5.05%) Perl
11 14 (4.71%) VBA
12 13 (4.38%) VB.NET
13 11 (3.70%) Python
14 9 (3.03%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.69%) PHP5
15 8 (2.69%) C
16 7 (2.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (7.07%) Degree
2 17 (5.72%) Sun Certification
3 12 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) ISEB
5 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCITP
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.08%) QA
2 6 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.67%) KVM
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.67%) SCCM
2 2 (0.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 70 (23.57%) Oracle
2 62 (20.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.39%) Sun
4 14 (4.71%) IBM
5 10 (3.37%) HP
6 9 (3.03%) Apple
6 9 (3.03%) AccuRev
7 8 (2.69%) ATG
8 7 (2.36%) Twitter
9 6 (2.02%) Interwoven
9 6 (2.02%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.68%) JBoss
10 5 (1.68%) Adobe
10 5 (1.68%) Elastic Path
10 5 (1.68%) Blue Martini
11 4 (1.35%) Lagan
11 4 (1.35%) Civica
11 4 (1.35%) ESRI
11 4 (1.35%) Facebook
12 3 (1.01%) Northgate
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