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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 43 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 95 203 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.76% 7.32% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.78% 26.16% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 89 76
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 12
Median hourly rate £30.89 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £32.20 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £42.98 £39.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
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
602 776 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.81% 27.96% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 430 479
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 33
Median hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -7 44 £350 -12.50% 5
Cambridgeshire -21 23 £480 +28.00% 19
Hertfordshire +3 18 £431 +18.96% 10
Bedfordshire -3 6 £350 +16.66% 4
Suffolk -17 3 £444 +7.57% 3
Norfolk -10 1 £550 +37.50% 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 101 (54.59%) Web Services
2 83 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (44.32%) Java
4 80 (43.24%) SQL
5 79 (42.70%) HTML
6 68 (36.76%) SOAP
7 60 (32.43%) JavaScript
8 57 (30.81%) SOA
8 57 (30.81%) REST
9 54 (29.19%) Oracle
10 49 (26.49%) SQL Server
11 42 (22.70%) JSON
12 38 (20.54%) TDD
13 37 (20.00%) .NET
13 37 (20.00%) Unix
14 36 (19.46%) CSS
15 35 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (17.30%) J2EE
17 29 (15.68%) XSLT
17 29 (15.68%) XSD
17 29 (15.68%) Open Source
18 28 (15.14%) HTML5
19 27 (14.59%) RESTful
19 27 (14.59%) C#
19 27 (14.59%) Microsoft
20 26 (14.05%) Windows
20 26 (14.05%) jQuery
21 25 (13.51%) Finance
22 24 (12.97%) DB2
22 24 (12.97%) MySQL

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 20 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (9.73%) Apache ServiceMix
3 17 (9.19%) WebSphere
4 16 (8.65%) IIS
5 15 (8.11%) WebLogic
6 13 (7.03%) JBoss
7 12 (6.49%) Apache
7 12 (6.49%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (4.86%) Tomcat
9 8 (4.32%) GlassFish
10 7 (3.78%) CMS
10 7 (3.78%) SharePoint
11 6 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (2.16%) NetWeaver
12 4 (2.16%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (1.08%) Node.js
14 2 (1.08%) SAS
15 1 (0.54%) LiveCycle
15 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Magento
2 10 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) GitHub
2 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.62%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (1.08%) Force.com
4 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.70%) HTTP
1 5 (2.70%) Internet
1 5 (2.70%) LDAP
2 4 (2.16%) Firewall
3 3 (1.62%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.08%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.97%) DB2
2 24 (12.97%) MySQL
3 16 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.49%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.16%) DbVisualizer
8 4 (2.16%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.08%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.08%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.65%) Ant
3 14 (7.57%) Subversion
4 13 (7.03%) Selenium
5 12 (6.49%) Maven
5 12 (6.49%) Mockito
6 11 (5.95%) AccuRev
6 11 (5.95%) WebDriver
7 10 (5.41%) EasyMock
7 10 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (4.86%) HP UFT
8 9 (4.86%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.86%) SoapUI
8 9 (4.86%) Visual Studio
9 8 (4.32%) Appium
9 8 (4.32%) PHPUnit
10 7 (3.78%) JIRA
10 7 (3.78%) JUnit
11 5 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (13.51%) Finance
2 20 (10.81%) Retail
3 10 (5.41%) Marketing
4 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.16%) Banking
5 4 (2.16%) Legal
6 3 (1.62%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.08%) Automotive
7 2 (1.08%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 100 (54.05%) Developer
2 43 (23.24%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.19%) Analyst
3 17 (9.19%) Tester
4 16 (8.65%) Architect
4 16 (8.65%) Automation Tester
4 16 (8.65%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (8.65%) XML Developer
5 15 (8.11%) SOA Developer
6 14 (7.57%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.57%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.41%) Consultant
7 10 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (5.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 10 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
7 10 (5.41%) SQL Developer
8 7 (3.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (3.78%) Web Automation Tester
8 7 (3.78%) Web Developer
8 7 (3.78%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (54.59%) Web Services
2 79 (42.70%) HTML
3 68 (36.76%) SOAP
4 57 (30.81%) REST
5 42 (22.70%) JSON
6 37 (20.00%) .NET
7 36 (19.46%) CSS
8 32 (17.30%) J2EE
9 29 (15.68%) XSD
9 29 (15.68%) XSLT
10 28 (15.14%) HTML5
11 27 (14.59%) RESTful
12 26 (14.05%) jQuery
13 22 (11.89%) Apache Camel
13 22 (11.89%) ASP.NET
14 21 (11.35%) Ajax
15 18 (9.73%) AngularJS
15 18 (9.73%) JSP
15 18 (9.73%) Middleware
16 16 (8.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.57%) User Experience
3 9 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.16%) Clustering
5 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.16%) DataPower
5 4 (2.16%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.16%) Replication
6 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.08%) iPad
6 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.08%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.54%) Biology
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.00%) Unix
2 26 (14.05%) Windows
3 21 (11.35%) Linux
4 11 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.32%) Solaris
6 6 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) Android
7 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.81%) SOA
3 38 (20.54%) TDD
4 35 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (15.68%) Open Source
6 23 (12.43%) SDLC
7 22 (11.89%) MVC
8 20 (10.81%) OO
8 20 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 18 (9.73%) Scrum
9 18 (9.73%) Test Scripting
10 17 (9.19%) Automated Testing
11 16 (8.65%) CRM
12 15 (8.11%) UML
13 13 (7.03%) Document Management
14 12 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (6.49%) Coaching
14 12 (6.49%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.49%) User Stories
14 12 (6.49%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.32%) Java
2 80 (43.24%) SQL
3 60 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.59%) C#
5 12 (6.49%) PHP
6 10 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.86%) C++
8 7 (3.78%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.24%) Python
10 5 (2.70%) ABAP
10 5 (2.70%) Groovy
11 4 (2.16%) C
11 4 (2.16%) Perl
12 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.08%) Scala
13 2 (1.08%) X++
14 1 (0.54%) sed
14 1 (0.54%) VBA
14 1 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (5.41%) ISEB
2 7 (3.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.24%) Degree
4 3 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.54%) MCITP
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) QA
2 6 (3.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Cygwin
1 1 (0.54%) Firmware
1 1 (0.54%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.62%) Opsview
3 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (29.19%) Oracle
2 27 (14.59%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.97%) Google
4 22 (11.89%) WSO2
5 18 (9.73%) IBM
6 13 (7.03%) HP
7 9 (4.86%) SAP
8 7 (3.78%) webMethods
9 6 (3.24%) Remedy
10 5 (2.70%) BMC
10 5 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.16%) Software AG
12 3 (1.62%) ATG
12 3 (1.62%) BEA
12 3 (1.62%) CA
12 3 (1.62%) hybris
12 3 (1.62%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.62%) Percussion
12 3 (1.62%) Rally
12 3 (1.62%) TIBCO
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