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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 188 147 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.43% 6.16% 4.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.58% 21.62% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 56 59
Average daily rate
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£375 £314 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £213 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 21
Average hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £27.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
871 680 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.77% 28.48% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 371 431
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.63 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.67% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £37.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 22 July 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 July 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 July 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 +4 51 £400 +1.26% 14
Hertfordshire -2 35 £330 +20.00% 13
Suffolk +5 34 £365 +8.14% 9
Essex -7 34 £425 +54.54% 15
Bedfordshire -3 22 £320 -16.06% 7
Norfolk -3 9 £288 +43.75% 5
East Anglia - 1 £238 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 164 (46.07%) SQL
2 153 (42.98%) HTML
3 141 (39.61%) JavaScript
4 108 (30.34%) .NET
5 107 (30.06%) Java
6 106 (29.78%) SQL Server
7 105 (29.49%) CSS
7 105 (29.49%) Web Services
8 100 (28.09%) C#
9 89 (25.00%) XSLT
10 86 (24.16%) UNIX
11 79 (22.19%) Windows
12 76 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (20.51%) Oracle
14 69 (19.38%) Linux
15 68 (19.10%) MVC
16 67 (18.82%) Microsoft
17 62 (17.42%) ASP.NET
18 61 (17.13%) Finance
19 57 (16.01%) Ajax
20 53 (14.89%) J2EE
21 52 (14.61%) JSON
22 51 (14.33%) jQuery
23 50 (14.04%) WCF
24 47 (13.20%) SOAP
25 46 (12.92%) OO
25 46 (12.92%) Subversion
26 44 (12.36%) E-Commerce
27 41 (11.52%) Relational Database
28 38 (10.67%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 27 (7.58%) Apache
2 26 (7.30%) WebSphere
2 26 (7.30%) IIS
3 22 (6.18%) SharePoint
4 20 (5.62%) MQSeries
5 18 (5.06%) Tomcat
6 17 (4.78%) WebLogic
7 14 (3.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (3.93%) CMS
8 9 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.97%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (1.40%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (1.12%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.12%) Node.js
13 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 37 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.09%) MS Office
3 8 (2.25%) InfoPath
3 8 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.97%) FrameMaker
5 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.56%) DOC1
6 2 (0.56%) PrintSoft PReS
6 2 (0.56%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.56%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 17 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) Tridion
2 4 (1.12%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.84%) SaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.87%) Internet
2 27 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 19 (5.34%) VPN
4 18 (5.06%) Firewall
5 15 (4.21%) DNS
5 15 (4.21%) Reverse Proxy
6 14 (3.93%) HTTP
7 13 (3.65%) SAN
8 12 (3.37%) LDAP
9 7 (1.97%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.69%) Intranet
11 2 (0.56%) Extranet
11 2 (0.56%) FTP
11 2 (0.56%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.28%) GPRS
12 1 (0.28%) GSM
12 1 (0.28%) 3GPP
12 1 (0.28%) UMTS
12 1 (0.28%) WLAN
12 1 (0.28%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (29.78%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.52%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.15%) MySQL
3 29 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (6.46%) RDBMS
5 23 (6.46%) NoSQL
5 23 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (6.18%) Oracle Database
7 18 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.93%) Ingres
10 11 (3.09%) DB2
11 8 (2.25%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.69%) DTS
13 6 (1.69%) DbVisualizer
14 5 (1.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 46 (12.92%) Subversion
2 38 (10.67%) Ant
3 33 (9.27%) Visual Studio
4 26 (7.30%) Eclipse
5 25 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (6.46%) JUnit
7 19 (5.34%) Git (software)
8 16 (4.49%) JIRA
9 13 (3.65%) Maven
10 11 (3.09%) Log4j
11 10 (2.81%) SoapUI
12 8 (2.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 7 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (1.97%) LoadRunner
13 7 (1.97%) ReSharper
14 6 (1.69%) IntelliJ
14 6 (1.69%) Jenkins
15 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (1.40%) PowerDesigner
15 5 (1.40%) Mockito
General
1 61 (17.13%) Finance
2 25 (7.02%) Retail
3 15 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.09%) Marketing
5 7 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.69%) Automotive
6 6 (1.69%) Legal
6 6 (1.69%) Publishing
7 4 (1.12%) Banking
7 4 (1.12%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.12%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 240 (67.42%) Developer
2 45 (12.64%) Java Developer
3 39 (10.96%) .NET Developer
4 37 (10.39%) Analyst
5 24 (6.74%) Web Developer
6 21 (5.90%) Architect
7 18 (5.06%) Author
7 18 (5.06%) Technical Author
7 18 (5.06%) VB Developer
8 16 (4.49%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (3.93%) CRM Developer
10 14 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (3.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 13 (3.65%) SharePoint Developer
12 12 (3.37%) Data Analyst
12 12 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 12 (3.37%) Technical Architect
12 12 (3.37%) Tester
13 11 (3.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (42.98%) HTML
2 108 (30.34%) .NET
3 105 (29.49%) CSS
3 105 (29.49%) Web Services
4 89 (25.00%) XSLT
5 62 (17.42%) ASP.NET
6 57 (16.01%) Ajax
7 53 (14.89%) J2EE
8 52 (14.61%) JSON
9 51 (14.33%) jQuery
10 50 (14.04%) WCF
11 47 (13.20%) SOAP
12 33 (9.27%) Spring
13 31 (8.71%) JSP
14 29 (8.15%) Hibernate
15 28 (7.87%) XHTML
16 27 (7.58%) HTML5
17 26 (7.30%) .NET Framework
18 24 (6.74%) REST
19 21 (5.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.18%) Replication
2 18 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.49%) Web 2.0
3 16 (4.49%) N-Tier
4 7 (1.97%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.40%) Open Source
6 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.12%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.12%) Copywriting
7 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.84%) GIS
9 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.56%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.56%) Social Media
9 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.56%) W3C
9 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.16%) UNIX
2 79 (22.19%) Windows
3 69 (19.38%) Linux
4 19 (5.34%) Solaris
5 15 (4.21%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.37%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.81%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.97%) HPUX
9 7 (1.97%) Android
10 6 (1.69%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.56%) CentOS
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (19.10%) MVC
3 46 (12.92%) OO
4 44 (12.36%) E-Commerce
5 37 (10.39%) UML
6 36 (10.11%) TDD
7 33 (9.27%) Migration
8 31 (8.71%) Scrum
9 29 (8.15%) ETL
10 28 (7.87%) SOA
11 27 (7.58%) Data Modelling
11 27 (7.58%) Workflow
11 27 (7.58%) Web Development
12 26 (7.30%) Content Management
13 25 (7.02%) Unit Testing
14 20 (5.62%) OOP
15 19 (5.34%) CRM
15 19 (5.34%) Data Migration
16 17 (4.78%) MVVM
16 17 (4.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 164 (46.07%) SQL
2 141 (39.61%) JavaScript
3 107 (30.06%) Java
4 100 (28.09%) C#
5 34 (9.55%) PowerShell
6 30 (8.43%) Perl
7 22 (6.18%) VB
7 22 (6.18%) Shell Script
8 21 (5.90%) PL/SQL
9 19 (5.34%) VB6
10 14 (3.93%) XPath
10 14 (3.93%) PHP
10 14 (3.93%) VBScript
11 13 (3.65%) T-SQL
12 12 (3.37%) VBA
12 12 (3.37%) Python
13 9 (2.53%) C++
14 7 (1.97%) C
15 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.12%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (9.83%) Degree
2 22 (6.18%) Sun Certification
3 16 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.93%) ISEB
5 13 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.25%) MCITP
8 7 (1.97%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.28%) MBA
11 1 (0.28%) ACCA
11 1 (0.28%) CBAP
11 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.87%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.40%) KVM
2 5 (1.40%) Docker
2 5 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (4.21%) Puppet
2 10 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.56%) SCCM
3 2 (0.56%) Opsview
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (20.51%) Oracle
2 67 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.87%) IBM
4 16 (4.49%) HP
5 15 (4.21%) Sun
5 15 (4.21%) JBoss
6 9 (2.53%) FatWire
7 7 (1.97%) Interwoven
8 6 (1.69%) AccuRev
9 5 (1.40%) Twitter
9 5 (1.40%) Adobe
10 4 (1.12%) Blue Martini
10 4 (1.12%) Elastic Path
10 4 (1.12%) Apple
10 4 (1.12%) ATG
11 3 (0.84%) Facebook
11 3 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.56%) ICL
12 2 (0.56%) webMethods
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