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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 25 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 203 164 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.57% 6.82% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.44% 21.98% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 57 79
Average daily rate
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£420 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 13
Average hourly rate £33.73 £34.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £22.60 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £46.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.90%
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
947 746 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.64% 31.01% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 381 418
Average daily rate £400 £338 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Average hourly rate £32.36 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.01% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.79 £46.00 £42.50
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 20 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 20 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 +5 83 £425 +6.25% 12
Hertfordshire -3 50 £390 +11.42% 15
Cambridgeshire -16 41 £400 +23.07% 28
Suffolk -3 9 £420 +20.00% 4
Bedfordshire -12 8 £400 +55.33% 2
Norfolk -8 6 £450 +125.00% 4
East Anglia +1 5 £340 +13.33%
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 191 (48.72%) SQL
2 186 (47.45%) Java
3 171 (43.62%) HTML
4 145 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (34.95%) UNIX
6 136 (34.69%) Web Services
7 129 (32.91%) JavaScript
8 124 (31.63%) CSS
8 124 (31.63%) Linux
9 110 (28.06%) Oracle
10 90 (22.96%) XSLT
11 89 (22.70%) Spring
12 87 (22.19%) MVC
13 80 (20.41%) .NET
14 79 (20.15%) Relational Database
15 78 (19.90%) TDD
16 77 (19.64%) MySQL
17 73 (18.62%) SOAP
18 72 (18.37%) Hibernate
19 68 (17.35%) PL/SQL
19 68 (17.35%) REST
20 67 (17.09%) C#
21 66 (16.84%) J2EE
22 64 (16.33%) Windows
22 64 (16.33%) JSON
23 62 (15.82%) Ant
24 57 (14.54%) SQL Server
25 56 (14.29%) Web Development
26 55 (14.03%) Ajax
27 54 (13.78%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 50 (12.76%) JBoss
2 37 (9.44%) WebSphere
3 36 (9.18%) Apache
4 30 (7.65%) Tomcat
5 27 (6.89%) WebLogic
6 20 (5.10%) MQSeries
7 19 (4.85%) CMS
8 16 (4.08%) SharePoint
9 15 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (3.57%) IIS
11 9 (2.30%) Adobe CQ
12 8 (2.04%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (1.02%) Liferay
14 4 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.77%) Documentum
15 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.51%) LiveCycle
16 2 (0.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 36 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.32%) MS Office
3 9 (2.30%) FrameMaker
4 5 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.77%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.51%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.26%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 22 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.26%) Tridion
3 1 (0.26%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.77%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.71%) LDAP
2 36 (9.18%) HTTP
3 32 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 21 (5.36%) Internet
5 14 (3.57%) Firewall
5 14 (3.57%) VPN
6 13 (3.32%) DNS
6 13 (3.32%) Reverse Proxy
7 11 (2.81%) SAN
8 4 (1.02%) Intranet
9 2 (0.51%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.26%) CTI
10 1 (0.26%) LTE
10 1 (0.26%) SSL
10 1 (0.26%) GPRS
10 1 (0.26%) GSM
10 1 (0.26%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.26%) UMTS
10 1 (0.26%) WLAN
10 1 (0.26%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.15%) Relational Database
2 77 (19.64%) MySQL
3 57 (14.54%) SQL Server
4 39 (9.95%) MariaDB
5 24 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (5.61%) Oracle Database
7 20 (5.10%) NoSQL
8 19 (4.85%) RDBMS
9 17 (4.34%) MongoDB
10 14 (3.57%) Neo4j
11 12 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.30%) DB2
13 8 (2.04%) DTS
13 8 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.53%) OLTP
15 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 62 (15.82%) Ant
2 47 (11.99%) Eclipse
3 39 (9.95%) Subversion
4 34 (8.67%) Git (software)
5 25 (6.38%) Maven
6 24 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (5.87%) JUnit
8 15 (3.83%) JIRA
8 15 (3.83%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.55%) Mockito
9 10 (2.55%) SoapUI
9 10 (2.55%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.55%) IntelliJ
10 8 (2.04%) Selenium
11 7 (1.79%) LoadRunner
11 7 (1.79%) FxCop
11 7 (1.79%) StyleCop
12 6 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (1.28%) Log4j
14 4 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (13.52%) Finance
2 18 (4.59%) Retail
3 15 (3.83%) Publishing
4 14 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.57%) Marketing
5 8 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.79%) Banking
7 6 (1.53%) Automotive
7 6 (1.53%) Legal
7 6 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 272 (69.39%) Developer
2 95 (24.23%) Java Developer
3 34 (8.67%) .NET Developer
4 29 (7.40%) Analyst
5 23 (5.87%) Author
5 23 (5.87%) Technical Author
5 23 (5.87%) Senior Developer
6 19 (4.85%) CRM Developer
7 17 (4.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 16 (4.08%) Architect
9 14 (3.57%) Web Developer
9 14 (3.57%) Software Engineer
10 13 (3.32%) Tester
10 13 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 12 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (3.06%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.06%) C# Developer
12 11 (2.81%) Python Developer
13 10 (2.55%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (43.62%) HTML
2 136 (34.69%) Web Services
3 124 (31.63%) CSS
4 90 (22.96%) XSLT
5 89 (22.70%) Spring
6 80 (20.41%) .NET
7 73 (18.62%) SOAP
8 72 (18.37%) Hibernate
9 68 (17.35%) REST
10 66 (16.84%) J2EE
11 64 (16.33%) JSON
12 55 (14.03%) Ajax
13 51 (13.01%) Spring MVC
14 43 (10.97%) JPA
14 43 (10.97%) JSP
15 42 (10.71%) JAAS
15 42 (10.71%) WCF
16 36 (9.18%) jQuery
16 36 (9.18%) ASP.NET
17 33 (8.42%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.95%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.85%) Replication
4 15 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.83%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.32%) User Experience
5 13 (3.32%) Data Integration
5 13 (3.32%) N-Tier
6 11 (2.81%) Biology
7 9 (2.30%) Web 2.0
8 8 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.04%) Life Science
9 6 (1.53%) Open Source
10 5 (1.28%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.77%) Social Media
11 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 137 (34.95%) UNIX
2 124 (31.63%) Linux
3 64 (16.33%) Windows
4 39 (9.95%) Mac OS X
5 16 (4.08%) Solaris
6 12 (3.06%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.28%) HPUX
8 4 (1.02%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.77%) Android
10 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) bada
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (22.19%) MVC
3 78 (19.90%) TDD
4 56 (14.29%) Web Development
5 54 (13.78%) Scrum
6 51 (13.01%) OO
7 44 (11.22%) UML
8 34 (8.67%) E-Commerce
8 34 (8.67%) Configuration Management
9 31 (7.91%) Content Management
10 29 (7.40%) Workflow
10 29 (7.40%) SOA
11 27 (6.89%) Data Modelling
11 27 (6.89%) Responsive Web Design
12 26 (6.63%) Waterfall
13 25 (6.38%) Software Engineering
13 25 (6.38%) Migration
14 23 (5.87%) CRM
15 22 (5.61%) DevOps
16 21 (5.36%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 191 (48.72%) SQL
2 186 (47.45%) Java
3 129 (32.91%) JavaScript
4 68 (17.35%) PL/SQL
5 67 (17.09%) C#
6 49 (12.50%) Perl
7 40 (10.20%) PowerShell
8 30 (7.65%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.59%) Python
10 13 (3.32%) C++
11 12 (3.06%) PHP
12 10 (2.55%) VB
13 9 (2.30%) VBScript
13 9 (2.30%) C
14 8 (2.04%) VB6
14 8 (2.04%) XPath
15 7 (1.79%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.53%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.28%) VBA
18 3 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 50 (12.76%) Degree
2 23 (5.87%) Sun Certification
3 14 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.57%) MCITP
3 14 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.32%) ISEB
5 10 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ACCA
9 1 (0.26%) MBA
9 1 (0.26%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.12%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.81%) Docker
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.77%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (3.32%) Puppet
1 13 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Opsview
Vendors
1 110 (28.06%) Oracle
2 52 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.95%) IBM
4 16 (4.08%) Sun
5 13 (3.32%) AccuRev
6 8 (2.04%) HP
7 7 (1.79%) Adobe
7 7 (1.79%) FatWire
8 6 (1.53%) Informatica
8 6 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (1.53%) SAP
8 6 (1.53%) Cognos
9 5 (1.28%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.28%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.02%) Teradata
10 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.02%) Twitter
10 4 (1.02%) BEA
11 3 (0.77%) webMethods
11 3 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
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