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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 23 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 206 164 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.80% 6.92% 6.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.25% 22.34% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 53 83
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 16
Average hourly rate £34.11 £39.00 £31.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £22.69 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.42 £49.20 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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
886 734 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.24% 30.98% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 363 418
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 45 56
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.20 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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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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 +8 67 £430 +1.17% 7
Hertfordshire 0 55 £370 +5.71% 17
Cambridgeshire -12 47 £425 +21.42% 23
Suffolk +3 15 £410 +19.27% 8
Bedfordshire - 11 £400 - 3
Norfolk -11 6 £450 +125.00% 3
East Anglia -1 4 £320 +6.66%
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 174 (46.90%) SQL
2 165 (44.47%) Java
3 149 (40.16%) HTML
4 133 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (32.35%) Web Services
5 120 (32.35%) UNIX
6 119 (32.08%) JavaScript
7 106 (28.57%) CSS
8 101 (27.22%) Linux
9 95 (25.61%) Oracle
10 89 (23.99%) XSLT
11 83 (22.37%) .NET
12 70 (18.87%) C#
12 70 (18.87%) SOAP
12 70 (18.87%) MVC
13 68 (18.33%) Spring
14 66 (17.79%) JSON
14 66 (17.79%) Windows
15 61 (16.44%) J2EE
15 61 (16.44%) SQL Server
16 59 (15.90%) Finance
17 58 (15.63%) Ant
17 58 (15.63%) MySQL
17 58 (15.63%) Relational Database
18 57 (15.36%) REST
19 55 (14.82%) Microsoft
19 55 (14.82%) TDD
20 54 (14.56%) Ajax
20 54 (14.56%) Hibernate
21 51 (13.75%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (9.43%) Apache
2 34 (9.16%) WebSphere
3 30 (8.09%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.93%) WebLogic
5 20 (5.39%) CMS
5 20 (5.39%) MQSeries
6 18 (4.85%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.50%) IIS
8 12 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (2.16%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 7 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (1.08%) Liferay
14 3 (0.81%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.81%) Node.js
15 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 37 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.50%) MS Office
3 9 (2.43%) FrameMaker
4 5 (1.35%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.27%) XMetaL
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.27%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.27%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.08%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Force.com
4 1 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.36%) TCP/IP
2 29 (7.82%) HTTP
3 24 (6.47%) LDAP
4 21 (5.66%) Internet
5 15 (4.04%) Firewall
6 14 (3.77%) VPN
7 13 (3.50%) Reverse Proxy
7 13 (3.50%) DNS
8 11 (2.96%) SAN
9 4 (1.08%) Intranet
10 2 (0.54%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.27%) LTE
11 1 (0.27%) CTI
11 1 (0.27%) GPRS
11 1 (0.27%) GSM
11 1 (0.27%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.27%) UMTS
11 1 (0.27%) WLAN
11 1 (0.27%) WCDMA
11 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 58 (15.63%) MySQL
2 58 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 20 (5.39%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.39%) MariaDB
6 18 (4.85%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (2.43%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.43%) DB2
11 8 (2.16%) DTS
11 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.62%) DbVisualizer
13 6 (1.62%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 58 (15.63%) Ant
2 43 (11.59%) Eclipse
3 40 (10.78%) Subversion
4 32 (8.63%) Git (software)
5 26 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (6.74%) Maven
7 24 (6.47%) JUnit
8 15 (4.04%) Jenkins
9 13 (3.50%) JIRA
9 13 (3.50%) Visual Studio
10 10 (2.70%) IntelliJ
11 9 (2.43%) Mockito
11 9 (2.43%) Selenium
12 8 (2.16%) LoadRunner
13 7 (1.89%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.62%) Log4j
14 6 (1.62%) QuickTest Pro
14 6 (1.62%) FxCop
14 6 (1.62%) StyleCop
15 4 (1.08%) JMeter
General
1 59 (15.90%) Finance
2 20 (5.39%) Retail
3 14 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.77%) Publishing
4 10 (2.70%) Marketing
5 9 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.89%) Automotive
6 7 (1.89%) Legal
7 6 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.62%) Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 251 (67.65%) Developer
2 70 (18.87%) Java Developer
3 33 (8.89%) .NET Developer
4 32 (8.63%) Analyst
5 23 (6.20%) Author
5 23 (6.20%) Technical Author
6 22 (5.93%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.12%) CRM Developer
8 18 (4.85%) Web Developer
9 14 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 14 (3.77%) Architect
9 14 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 13 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 13 (3.50%) Tester
10 13 (3.50%) C# Developer
11 12 (3.23%) Business Analyst
12 11 (2.96%) Python Developer
13 10 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
13 10 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (40.16%) HTML
2 120 (32.35%) Web Services
3 106 (28.57%) CSS
4 89 (23.99%) XSLT
5 83 (22.37%) .NET
6 70 (18.87%) SOAP
7 68 (18.33%) Spring
8 66 (17.79%) JSON
9 61 (16.44%) J2EE
10 57 (15.36%) REST
11 54 (14.56%) Ajax
11 54 (14.56%) Hibernate
12 44 (11.86%) jQuery
13 43 (11.59%) JSP
14 40 (10.78%) WCF
15 36 (9.70%) ASP.NET
16 30 (8.09%) HTML5
16 30 (8.09%) Spring MVC
17 24 (6.47%) JPA
18 23 (6.20%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (5.12%) Replication
3 16 (4.31%) Data Integration
4 15 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.04%) N-Tier
5 13 (3.50%) User Experience
6 11 (2.96%) Web 2.0
6 11 (2.96%) Biology
7 8 (2.16%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.16%) Life Science
8 6 (1.62%) Open Source
9 5 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.35%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.81%) Social Media
12 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 120 (32.35%) UNIX
2 101 (27.22%) Linux
3 66 (17.79%) Windows
4 21 (5.66%) Mac OS X
5 14 (3.77%) Solaris
6 12 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.62%) HPUX
8 6 (1.62%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.62%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.08%) Android
10 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) bada
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (18.87%) MVC
3 55 (14.82%) TDD
4 48 (12.94%) OO
4 48 (12.94%) Scrum
5 39 (10.51%) UML
6 35 (9.43%) E-Commerce
7 32 (8.63%) Web Development
8 30 (8.09%) SOA
9 29 (7.82%) Content Management
9 29 (7.82%) Workflow
10 27 (7.28%) Data Modelling
11 26 (7.01%) Migration
12 24 (6.47%) Software Engineering
13 23 (6.20%) CRM
13 23 (6.20%) Configuration Management
13 23 (6.20%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.93%) MVVM
14 22 (5.93%) DevOps
15 21 (5.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 174 (46.90%) SQL
2 165 (44.47%) Java
3 119 (32.08%) JavaScript
4 70 (18.87%) C#
5 51 (13.75%) Perl
6 48 (12.94%) PL/SQL
7 41 (11.05%) PowerShell
8 30 (8.09%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.85%) Python
10 14 (3.77%) PHP
11 10 (2.70%) C++
11 10 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.70%) VB
12 9 (2.43%) XPath
13 8 (2.16%) VBScript
13 8 (2.16%) VB6
14 7 (1.89%) C
14 7 (1.89%) VBA
15 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 50 (13.48%) Degree
2 20 (5.39%) Sun Certification
3 14 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.77%) MCITP
4 13 (3.50%) ISEB
5 12 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) CBAP
10 1 (0.27%) MBA
10 1 (0.27%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.93%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.96%) Docker
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.81%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (3.50%) Puppet
1 13 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.54%) Opsview
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 95 (25.61%) Oracle
2 55 (14.82%) Microsoft
3 38 (10.24%) IBM
4 31 (8.36%) JBoss
5 13 (3.50%) Sun
6 9 (2.43%) AccuRev
7 8 (2.16%) HP
7 8 (2.16%) FatWire
8 7 (1.89%) Adobe
9 6 (1.62%) Informatica
9 6 (1.62%) Interwoven
9 6 (1.62%) Cognos
9 6 (1.62%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (1.35%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.35%) SAP
11 4 (1.08%) Twitter
11 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.08%) BEA
11 4 (1.08%) webMethods
11 4 (1.08%) Teradata
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
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