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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 34 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing XML 157 193 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.04% 6.36% 5.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.78% 21.28% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 115 52
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£375 £388 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £262 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 10
Average hourly rate £37.45 £40.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +23.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £32.90 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.10 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.14%
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
836 907 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.86% 29.89% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 568 381
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 44
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.40 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.72 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -18 38 £358 -10.62% 14
Essex -3 37 £375 -11.76% 5
Hertfordshire -14 36 £363 +9.84% 15
Bedfordshire +1 19 £375 +17.18% 6
Suffolk -1 19 £425 +16.43% 8
Norfolk +3 12 £341 +13.66% 3
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 162 (44.75%) SQL
2 153 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (38.12%) Java
3 138 (38.12%) Web Services
4 135 (37.29%) HTML
5 118 (32.60%) JavaScript
5 118 (32.60%) SOAP
6 116 (32.04%) C#
7 111 (30.66%) .NET
8 90 (24.86%) SQL Server
9 87 (24.03%) J2EE
10 84 (23.20%) TDD
11 76 (20.99%) UNIX
12 75 (20.72%) CSS
13 71 (19.61%) Oracle
14 66 (18.23%) Windows
15 61 (16.85%) Linux
16 58 (16.02%) WebSphere
16 58 (16.02%) Relational Database
17 53 (14.64%) Content Management
18 52 (14.36%) Ajax
19 50 (13.81%) Microsoft
20 48 (13.26%) OO
20 48 (13.26%) HTML5
21 46 (12.71%) ASP.NET
21 46 (12.71%) MVC
22 45 (12.43%) Ant
23 42 (11.60%) .NET Framework
24 40 (11.05%) REST
25 38 (10.50%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (16.02%) WebSphere
2 29 (8.01%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (5.52%) WebLogic
3 20 (5.52%) JBoss
4 15 (4.14%) Documentum
5 14 (3.87%) IIS
5 14 (3.87%) CMS
6 13 (3.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (3.31%) MQSeries
8 10 (2.76%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.93%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.66%) GlassFish
12 5 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (1.38%) Drupal
12 5 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (1.10%) Apache
14 3 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
16 1 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.70%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.31%) MS Office
4 6 (1.66%) FrameMaker
5 5 (1.38%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.55%) MS Project
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (4.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (3.59%) Oracle iProcurement
3 11 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (1.66%) Magento
4 6 (1.66%) Tridion
5 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.28%) AWD
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.21%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.83%) SaaS
4 3 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.04%) Internet
2 9 (2.49%) LDAP
3 6 (1.66%) HTTP
4 5 (1.38%) Telnet
5 4 (1.10%) SSH
6 3 (0.83%) Intranet
6 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.55%) SNMP
7 2 (0.55%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.55%) FTP
7 2 (0.55%) SSL
7 2 (0.55%) 3G
7 2 (0.55%) 2G
7 2 (0.55%) Network Security
7 2 (0.55%) LTE
7 2 (0.55%) 4G
7 2 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.28%) SMPP
8 1 (0.28%) Extranet
8 1 (0.28%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.86%) SQL Server
2 58 (16.02%) Relational Database
3 27 (7.46%) MySQL
4 23 (6.35%) DB2
5 19 (5.25%) RDBMS
6 14 (3.87%) DbVisualizer
7 13 (3.59%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (2.21%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.66%) FileMaker
12 6 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.10%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (12.43%) Ant
2 36 (9.94%) Eclipse
3 33 (9.12%) Subversion
4 29 (8.01%) Selenium
5 28 (7.73%) SoapUI
6 23 (6.35%) JUnit
7 19 (5.25%) Git (software)
8 18 (4.97%) AccuRev
8 18 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (4.97%) Jenkins
9 17 (4.70%) JIRA
10 16 (4.42%) Visual Studio
11 14 (3.87%) Maven
12 13 (3.59%) WebDriver
13 10 (2.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 9 (2.49%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.66%) Log4j
16 5 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
16 5 (1.38%) HP UFT
General
1 38 (10.50%) Finance
2 22 (6.08%) Retail
3 19 (5.25%) Marketing
4 13 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.31%) Electronics
6 7 (1.93%) Banking
7 5 (1.38%) Local Government
7 5 (1.38%) Games
7 5 (1.38%) Automotive
8 3 (0.83%) Legal
8 3 (0.83%) Back Office
9 2 (0.55%) Publishing
9 2 (0.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 214 (59.12%) Developer
2 77 (21.27%) Java Developer
3 44 (12.15%) .NET Developer
4 41 (11.33%) Analyst
5 29 (8.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 28 (7.73%) Architect
7 27 (7.46%) C# Developer
8 23 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (6.08%) BizTalk Developer
9 22 (6.08%) Consultant
10 20 (5.52%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.42%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.87%) Tester
12 14 (3.87%) Functional Consultant
13 13 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (3.59%) Agile C# Developer
14 12 (3.31%) Automation Tester
14 12 (3.31%) Agile .NET Developer
14 12 (3.31%) Oracle Consultant
14 12 (3.31%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (38.12%) Web Services
2 135 (37.29%) HTML
3 118 (32.60%) SOAP
4 111 (30.66%) .NET
5 87 (24.03%) J2EE
6 75 (20.72%) CSS
7 52 (14.36%) Ajax
8 48 (13.26%) HTML5
9 46 (12.71%) ASP.NET
10 42 (11.60%) .NET Framework
11 40 (11.05%) REST
12 38 (10.50%) Struts
12 38 (10.50%) JSP
12 38 (10.50%) XSLT
13 37 (10.22%) WCF
14 35 (9.67%) TopLink
15 33 (9.12%) XHTML
16 31 (8.56%) EclipseLink
17 30 (8.29%) Hibernate
18 27 (7.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.87%) Web 2.0
3 13 (3.59%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.76%) N-Tier
5 10 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.66%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.38%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.38%) User Experience
7 5 (1.38%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.55%) RIA
10 2 (0.55%) EFT
11 1 (0.28%) NHS
11 1 (0.28%) Replication
11 1 (0.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 76 (20.99%) UNIX
2 66 (18.23%) Windows
3 61 (16.85%) Linux
4 35 (9.67%) Solaris
5 6 (1.66%) HPUX
5 6 (1.66%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.83%) AIX
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.55%) Android
7 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.20%) TDD
3 53 (14.64%) Content Management
4 48 (13.26%) OO
5 46 (12.71%) MVC
6 37 (10.22%) Scrum
7 35 (9.67%) E-Commerce
8 30 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (7.73%) Document Management
10 26 (7.18%) SOA
11 25 (6.91%) Web Development
11 25 (6.91%) User Stories
12 24 (6.63%) SDLC
13 23 (6.35%) Automated Testing
14 22 (6.08%) Test Scripting
14 22 (6.08%) UML
15 21 (5.80%) Software Engineering
16 20 (5.52%) Use Case
17 18 (4.97%) Workflow
18 17 (4.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 162 (44.75%) SQL
2 138 (38.12%) Java
3 118 (32.60%) JavaScript
4 116 (32.04%) C#
5 28 (7.73%) PL/SQL
6 17 (4.70%) VB
7 15 (4.14%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.59%) Perl
9 12 (3.31%) PHP
10 11 (3.04%) C++
10 11 (3.04%) XPath
11 8 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.93%) C
13 6 (1.66%) VBScript
13 6 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.10%) Groovy
15 3 (0.83%) Ruby
15 3 (0.83%) VBA
15 3 (0.83%) Python
15 3 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (4.97%) Degree
2 8 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.93%) ISEB
3 7 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.83%) MCP
6 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCSD
8 1 (0.28%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.14%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (1.38%) Docker
2 4 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.10%) OpenAM
2 3 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 71 (19.61%) Oracle
2 50 (13.81%) Microsoft
3 37 (10.22%) IBM
4 13 (3.59%) SAP
4 13 (3.59%) Google
5 9 (2.49%) Kofax
5 9 (2.49%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.21%) FatWire
6 8 (2.21%) EMC
7 7 (1.93%) HP
7 7 (1.93%) Adobe
7 7 (1.93%) Omniture
8 6 (1.66%) Elastic Path
8 6 (1.66%) Interwoven
8 6 (1.66%) ATG
8 6 (1.66%) Blue Martini
8 6 (1.66%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.66%) Remedy
9 5 (1.38%) OpenText
9 5 (1.38%) Red Hat
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Suffolk
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £7.00 - £10 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £7.00 - £10 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council
Rate: From £25,050 to £29,937 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago