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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 45 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 95 172 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.74% 5.75% 5.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.95% 21.34% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 89 98
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 9
Median hourly rate £31.14 £40.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +1.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £20.94 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £43.60 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £36.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -9.43%
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
681 806 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.82% 26.97% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 496 534
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 30
Median hourly rate £31.27 £38.00 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -2.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.94 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -13 30 £283 -29.37% 4
Cambridgeshire +1 26 £450 +28.57% 15
Hertfordshire -2 21 £438 +9.37% 12
Suffolk -16 9 £478 -4.50%
Bedfordshire -4 8 £350 -3.44% 1
Norfolk -10 1 £550 +37.50%
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for XML.

1 119 (58.05%) Web Services
2 100 (48.78%) Java
3 96 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (42.93%) SQL
5 85 (41.46%) SOAP
6 80 (39.02%) HTML
7 70 (34.15%) JavaScript
8 68 (33.17%) REST
9 65 (31.71%) Oracle
10 60 (29.27%) JSON
11 59 (28.78%) SOA
12 58 (28.29%) SQL Server
13 47 (22.93%) TDD
14 44 (21.46%) .NET
15 37 (18.05%) C#
15 37 (18.05%) CSS
16 36 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (17.07%) HTML5
18 33 (16.10%) J2EE
19 32 (15.61%) Windows
19 32 (15.61%) jQuery
20 30 (14.63%) Open Source
21 28 (13.66%) Unix
22 27 (13.17%) XSLT
22 27 (13.17%) Microsoft
22 27 (13.17%) Ajax
23 26 (12.68%) ASP.NET
24 25 (12.20%) Linux
24 25 (12.20%) WSO2
24 25 (12.20%) Apache Camel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (10.24%) Oracle Service Bus
2 19 (9.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (8.78%) IIS
4 17 (8.29%) Apache ServiceMix
4 17 (8.29%) WebLogic
5 14 (6.83%) WebSphere
6 12 (5.85%) JBoss
7 10 (4.88%) SharePoint
8 9 (4.39%) Apache
9 8 (3.90%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.93%) CMS
10 6 (2.93%) GlassFish
10 6 (2.93%) Mule
11 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.46%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.98%) SAS
12 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.49%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 15 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.98%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.90%) Magento
3 7 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle iSupplier
5 3 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.98%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.93%) GitHub
2 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.46%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.98%) Force.com
4 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) Internet
2 6 (2.93%) HTTP
3 4 (1.95%) Firewall
3 4 (1.95%) LDAP
4 3 (1.46%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.98%) FTP
6 1 (0.49%) 2G
6 1 (0.49%) 3G
6 1 (0.49%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (28.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.73%) MySQL
3 20 (9.76%) DB2
4 14 (6.83%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.39%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.93%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.46%) DbVisualizer
12 2 (0.98%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.98%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (9.76%) Ant
2 16 (7.80%) AccuRev
3 15 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.32%) Mockito
4 13 (6.34%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.34%) Maven
4 13 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.37%) Subversion
6 10 (4.88%) EasyMock
6 10 (4.88%) Selenium
6 10 (4.88%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.39%) JIRA
7 9 (4.39%) JUnit
7 9 (4.39%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.90%) WebDriver
9 7 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.93%) HP UFT
11 5 (2.44%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.44%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.44%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (11.71%) Finance
2 19 (9.27%) Retail
3 8 (3.90%) Marketing
4 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.95%) Automotive
6 3 (1.46%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.98%) Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (61.46%) Developer
2 53 (25.85%) Java Developer
3 19 (9.27%) SOA Developer
4 17 (8.29%) .NET Developer
5 16 (7.80%) Architect
6 15 (7.32%) J2EE Developer
7 14 (6.83%) Applications Support
7 14 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.34%) Analyst
8 13 (6.34%) Automation Tester
8 13 (6.34%) Tester
9 12 (5.85%) Agile Developer
9 12 (5.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 12 (5.85%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (5.37%) XML Developer
11 10 (4.88%) Consultant
12 9 (4.39%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.90%) C# Developer
14 7 (3.41%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (58.05%) Web Services
2 85 (41.46%) SOAP
3 80 (39.02%) HTML
4 68 (33.17%) REST
5 60 (29.27%) JSON
6 44 (21.46%) .NET
7 37 (18.05%) CSS
8 35 (17.07%) HTML5
9 33 (16.10%) J2EE
10 32 (15.61%) jQuery
11 27 (13.17%) Ajax
11 27 (13.17%) XSLT
12 26 (12.68%) ASP.NET
13 25 (12.20%) Apache Camel
14 23 (11.22%) RESTful
14 23 (11.22%) XSD
15 22 (10.73%) AngularJS
15 22 (10.73%) Middleware
16 18 (8.78%) Java EE
16 18 (8.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.34%) User Experience
3 9 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.95%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.95%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.95%) DataPower
4 4 (1.95%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.46%) iPad
5 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.46%) RIA
6 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.98%) Clustering
6 2 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.98%) Replication
6 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.98%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.61%) Windows
2 28 (13.66%) Unix
3 25 (12.20%) Linux
4 11 (5.37%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.44%) Solaris
7 2 (0.98%) AIX
7 2 (0.98%) Android
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.78%) SOA
3 47 (22.93%) TDD
4 36 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (14.63%) Open Source
6 23 (11.22%) Scrum
7 22 (10.73%) MVC
8 21 (10.24%) CRM
8 21 (10.24%) SDLC
9 18 (8.78%) OO
10 16 (7.80%) UML
11 15 (7.32%) Automated Testing
11 15 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.83%) Test Scripting
13 13 (6.34%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.34%) Web Development
14 12 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (5.37%) Document Management
15 11 (5.37%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.37%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (48.78%) Java
2 88 (42.93%) SQL
3 70 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 37 (18.05%) C#
5 11 (5.37%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.88%) PHP
7 9 (4.39%) Groovy
7 9 (4.39%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.90%) C++
9 6 (2.93%) Python
10 5 (2.44%) Scala
11 4 (1.95%) ABAP
11 4 (1.95%) C
11 4 (1.95%) Perl
12 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.46%) XPath
13 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.98%) X++
14 1 (0.49%) COBOL
14 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (4.88%) Degree
2 9 (4.39%) ISEB
3 6 (2.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) HNC
7 1 (0.49%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.49%) MCITP
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.39%) QA
2 6 (2.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.49%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.46%) Opsview
3 1 (0.49%) Kibana
3 1 (0.49%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.49%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 65 (31.71%) Oracle
2 27 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.20%) WSO2
4 23 (11.22%) IBM
5 21 (10.24%) Google
6 9 (4.39%) HP
7 8 (3.90%) SAP
8 7 (3.41%) JD Edwards
9 6 (2.93%) webMethods
10 5 (2.44%) hybris
10 5 (2.44%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.95%) ATG
11 4 (1.95%) Percussion
11 4 (1.95%) Remedy
11 4 (1.95%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.46%) BEA
12 3 (1.46%) BMC
12 3 (1.46%) CA
12 3 (1.46%) Software AG
12 3 (1.46%) Splunk
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