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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 24 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 174 140 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.21% 4.78% 5.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.58% 17.39% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 79 61
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£400 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £244 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +32.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £29.40 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £41.05 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
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
738 805 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.33% 27.50% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 488 354
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +35.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.25 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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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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
Essex +7 56 £390 +23.80% 5
Cambridgeshire +12 46 £325 - 14
Hertfordshire -4 31 £425 +32.81% 11
Suffolk +16 25 £550 +49.65% 2
Bedfordshire -1 15 £375 +17.18% 6
Norfolk +1 8 £400 +52.38%
East Anglia - 1 £400 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

1 149 (44.48%) SQL
2 137 (40.90%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (39.10%) Java
4 128 (38.21%) HTML
5 118 (35.22%) Web Services
6 100 (29.85%) JavaScript
7 96 (28.66%) C#
8 93 (27.76%) SOAP
9 86 (25.67%) .NET
10 84 (25.07%) SQL Server
11 82 (24.48%) TDD
12 78 (23.28%) Oracle
13 77 (22.99%) J2EE
14 71 (21.19%) CSS
15 66 (19.70%) UNIX
16 58 (17.31%) Windows
17 54 (16.12%) Relational Database
18 53 (15.82%) HTML5
19 51 (15.22%) Linux
20 49 (14.63%) Microsoft
20 49 (14.63%) Content Management
20 49 (14.63%) WebSphere
21 45 (13.43%) Ajax
22 44 (13.13%) OO
22 44 (13.13%) Ant
23 41 (12.24%) MVC
24 40 (11.94%) REST
25 35 (10.45%) E-Commerce
25 35 (10.45%) .NET Framework
26 34 (10.15%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 49 (14.63%) WebSphere
2 32 (9.55%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (7.76%) WebLogic
4 25 (7.46%) JBoss
5 16 (4.78%) MQSeries
5 16 (4.78%) Documentum
6 12 (3.58%) IIS
7 11 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (2.99%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (2.69%) CMS
10 6 (1.79%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.79%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.60%) Mule
13 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.60%) Confluence
13 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.18%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.58%) FrameMaker
4 10 (2.99%) MS Office
5 5 (1.49%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.30%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (3.88%) Oracle iProcurement
3 10 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (1.19%) Magento
5 4 (1.19%) Tridion
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.30%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.30%) AWD
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.18%) Internet
2 8 (2.39%) LDAP
3 6 (1.79%) FTP
3 6 (1.79%) SSH
4 5 (1.49%) Telnet
4 5 (1.49%) Intranet
4 5 (1.49%) HTTP
4 5 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) SSL
5 2 (0.60%) 3G
5 2 (0.60%) SNMP
5 2 (0.60%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.60%) X.25
5 2 (0.60%) 2G
5 2 (0.60%) Network Security
5 2 (0.60%) LTE
5 2 (0.60%) 4G
5 2 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (25.07%) SQL Server
2 54 (16.12%) Relational Database
3 18 (5.37%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.37%) DB2
4 17 (5.07%) RDBMS
5 15 (4.48%) MySQL
6 11 (3.28%) DbVisualizer
7 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.39%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.79%) FileMaker
10 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.90%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 44 (13.13%) Ant
2 34 (10.15%) Eclipse
3 26 (7.76%) JUnit
3 26 (7.76%) Subversion
3 26 (7.76%) Selenium
4 24 (7.16%) JIRA
5 21 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (5.97%) SoapUI
7 19 (5.67%) Git (software)
8 14 (4.18%) Maven
9 12 (3.58%) AccuRev
10 10 (2.99%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.99%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.69%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (2.69%) Jenkins
12 7 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (2.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 6 (1.79%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (1.19%) Log4j
General
1 34 (10.15%) Finance
2 19 (5.67%) Telecoms
2 19 (5.67%) Marketing
3 17 (5.07%) Retail
4 14 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.18%) Electronics
5 5 (1.49%) Games
6 4 (1.19%) Automotive
6 4 (1.19%) Legal
7 3 (0.90%) Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Local Government
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (54.33%) Developer
2 76 (22.69%) Java Developer
3 41 (12.24%) Analyst
4 37 (11.04%) .NET Developer
5 30 (8.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 29 (8.66%) Architect
7 24 (7.16%) Consultant
7 24 (7.16%) C# Developer
8 22 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (5.67%) BizTalk Developer
9 19 (5.67%) Senior Developer
10 18 (5.37%) Author
10 18 (5.37%) Technical Author
11 14 (4.18%) Agile C# Developer
12 13 (3.88%) Agile .NET Developer
12 13 (3.88%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.58%) Tester
13 12 (3.58%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.58%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (38.21%) HTML
2 118 (35.22%) Web Services
3 93 (27.76%) SOAP
4 86 (25.67%) .NET
5 77 (22.99%) J2EE
6 71 (21.19%) CSS
7 53 (15.82%) HTML5
8 45 (13.43%) Ajax
9 40 (11.94%) REST
10 35 (10.45%) .NET Framework
11 34 (10.15%) TopLink
11 34 (10.15%) XSLT
12 32 (9.55%) ASP.NET
13 31 (9.25%) Hibernate
14 30 (8.96%) EclipseLink
15 29 (8.66%) Spring
16 28 (8.36%) Struts
17 26 (7.76%) jQuery
18 25 (7.46%) WCF
19 24 (7.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.18%) Client/Server
3 12 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.99%) N-Tier
4 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (1.49%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.90%) DataPower
8 3 (0.90%) User Experience
8 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.60%) RIA
9 2 (0.60%) Tandem
9 2 (0.60%) NHS
9 2 (0.60%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 66 (19.70%) UNIX
2 58 (17.31%) Windows
3 51 (15.22%) Linux
4 29 (8.66%) Solaris
5 6 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.19%) HPUX
7 2 (0.60%) Android
7 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.90%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.48%) TDD
3 49 (14.63%) Content Management
4 44 (13.13%) OO
5 41 (12.24%) MVC
6 35 (10.45%) E-Commerce
7 31 (9.25%) SOA
8 28 (8.36%) Scrum
9 25 (7.46%) User Stories
10 24 (7.16%) Software Engineering
11 23 (6.87%) Document Management
11 23 (6.87%) SDLC
12 22 (6.57%) Use Case
13 21 (6.27%) Web Development
13 21 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (5.37%) Validation
14 18 (5.37%) UML
15 17 (5.07%) Digital Marketing
15 17 (5.07%) Test Scripting
15 17 (5.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 149 (44.48%) SQL
2 131 (39.10%) Java
3 100 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 96 (28.66%) C#
5 28 (8.36%) PL/SQL
6 21 (6.27%) Perl
7 18 (5.37%) VB
8 17 (5.07%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.18%) Python
10 12 (3.58%) C++
11 11 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.99%) Ruby
12 10 (2.99%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.39%) VBScript
13 8 (2.39%) C
13 8 (2.39%) XPath
14 7 (2.09%) PHP
15 4 (1.19%) XQuery
15 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (4.48%) Degree
2 12 (3.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.90%) MCP
5 3 (0.90%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.60%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) OCP
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.48%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.60%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 78 (23.28%) Oracle
2 49 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 33 (9.85%) IBM
4 20 (5.97%) SAP
5 9 (2.69%) Kofax
5 9 (2.69%) Talend
6 8 (2.39%) HP
6 8 (2.39%) EMC
7 7 (2.09%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.79%) Remedy
8 6 (1.79%) Adobe
9 5 (1.49%) hybris
10 4 (1.19%) Elastic Path
10 4 (1.19%) Citrix
10 4 (1.19%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.19%) BMC
10 4 (1.19%) Informatica
10 4 (1.19%) ATG
10 4 (1.19%) Perforce
10 4 (1.19%) OpenText
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