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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 25 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 154 131 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.02% 5.74% 5.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.10% 19.70% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 83
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£388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £186 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.95% +11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.97 £28.25 £19.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £35.43 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
766 665 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.95% 29.15% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 364 432
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hertfordshire +8 48 £365 -14.11% 25
Cambridgeshire +10 44 £400 +23.07% 21
Essex -2 36 £287 +36.66% 7
Suffolk -1 18 £450 +20.00% 4
Bedfordshire -6 7 £488 +30.00% 7
Norfolk -2 1 - - 4
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 174 (50.00%) SQL
2 172 (49.43%) HTML
3 165 (47.41%) Java
4 147 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (41.95%) Web Services
6 122 (35.06%) JavaScript
7 111 (31.90%) Oracle
8 108 (31.03%) CSS
9 104 (29.89%) UNIX
10 97 (27.87%) Linux
11 80 (22.99%) MVC
12 77 (22.13%) TDD
13 73 (20.98%) Relational Database
14 72 (20.69%) SOAP
14 72 (20.69%) Spring
15 70 (20.11%) .NET
16 69 (19.83%) REST
17 66 (18.97%) PL/SQL
18 65 (18.68%) XSLT
19 62 (17.82%) MySQL
19 62 (17.82%) Ant
20 59 (16.95%) Hibernate
20 59 (16.95%) Scrum
21 58 (16.67%) SQL Server
21 58 (16.67%) C#
22 57 (16.38%) J2EE
23 52 (14.94%) HTML5
23 52 (14.94%) Web Development
24 50 (14.37%) JSON
25 48 (13.79%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (13.79%) JBoss
2 30 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 27 (7.76%) WebLogic
4 25 (7.18%) Tomcat
5 24 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (6.32%) CMS
6 22 (6.32%) Apache
7 13 (3.74%) IIS
8 12 (3.45%) MQSeries
9 9 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.72%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.15%) Liferay
12 3 (0.86%) Documentum
12 3 (0.86%) Node.js
12 3 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.57%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.87%) FrameMaker
3 6 (1.72%) MS Office
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.29%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.29%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.30%) SaaS
2 7 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.57%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.34%) LDAP
2 27 (7.76%) HTTP
3 22 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 21 (6.03%) Internet
5 10 (2.87%) VPN
6 8 (2.30%) FTP
7 7 (2.01%) SSL
7 7 (2.01%) Intranet
8 4 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (1.15%) Firewall
8 4 (1.15%) SAN
8 4 (1.15%) DNS
9 2 (0.57%) SSH
9 2 (0.57%) X.25
9 2 (0.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (20.98%) Relational Database
2 62 (17.82%) MySQL
3 58 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 31 (8.91%) MariaDB
5 19 (5.46%) Oracle Database
6 17 (4.89%) MongoDB
7 15 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (4.02%) Neo4j
9 13 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.74%) NoSQL
9 13 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
10 12 (3.45%) OLAP
10 12 (3.45%) RDBMS
11 11 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (2.87%) DTS
13 9 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 62 (17.82%) Ant
2 41 (11.78%) Eclipse
3 40 (11.49%) Git (software)
4 37 (10.63%) JIRA
5 33 (9.48%) Subversion
6 26 (7.47%) JUnit
7 25 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (6.90%) Maven
9 16 (4.60%) Selenium
10 15 (4.31%) Jenkins
11 9 (2.59%) IntelliJ
11 9 (2.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 9 (2.59%) SoapUI
11 9 (2.59%) Talend Open Studio
11 9 (2.59%) Mockito
12 6 (1.72%) FxCop
12 6 (1.72%) StyleCop
13 5 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (1.15%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.86%) JMeter
General
1 42 (12.07%) Finance
2 20 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.17%) Marketing
4 14 (4.02%) Publishing
5 9 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.44%) Legal
7 4 (1.15%) Retail
7 4 (1.15%) Back Office
8 3 (0.86%) Banking
8 3 (0.86%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Local Government
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 227 (65.23%) Developer
2 85 (24.43%) Java Developer
3 40 (11.49%) .NET Developer
4 24 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 22 (6.32%) Analyst
6 21 (6.03%) Architect
6 21 (6.03%) Consultant
7 17 (4.89%) Software Developer
8 16 (4.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 16 (4.60%) Author
8 16 (4.60%) Technical Author
9 15 (4.31%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (4.02%) C# Developer
11 13 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
13 10 (2.87%) BizTalk Developer
13 10 (2.87%) J2EE Developer
14 9 (2.59%) Java Software Engineer
15 8 (2.30%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (49.43%) HTML
2 146 (41.95%) Web Services
3 108 (31.03%) CSS
4 72 (20.69%) SOAP
4 72 (20.69%) Spring
5 70 (20.11%) .NET
6 69 (19.83%) REST
7 65 (18.68%) XSLT
8 59 (16.95%) Hibernate
9 57 (16.38%) J2EE
10 52 (14.94%) HTML5
11 50 (14.37%) JSON
12 48 (13.79%) Ajax
13 43 (12.36%) ASP.NET
14 39 (11.21%) Spring MVC
14 39 (11.21%) WCF
15 38 (10.92%) jQuery
16 33 (9.48%) JSP
17 32 (9.20%) JAAS
18 31 (8.91%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.20%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.46%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.74%) Visualisation
5 12 (3.45%) Data Integration
6 11 (3.16%) Biology
7 10 (2.87%) User Experience
8 8 (2.30%) Life Science
8 8 (2.30%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.72%) Open Source
10 6 (1.72%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.44%) Streaming Media
11 5 (1.44%) IPTV
12 4 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.15%) Social Media
12 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.15%) Replication
13 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 104 (29.89%) UNIX
2 97 (27.87%) Linux
3 45 (12.93%) Windows
4 29 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 14 (4.02%) Solaris
6 7 (2.01%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.29%) HPUX
9 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (22.99%) MVC
3 77 (22.13%) TDD
4 59 (16.95%) Scrum
5 52 (14.94%) Web Development
6 45 (12.93%) UML
7 43 (12.36%) OO
8 37 (10.63%) SOA
9 30 (8.62%) Content Management
10 29 (8.33%) Workflow
11 28 (8.05%) Software Engineering
12 25 (7.18%) Unit Testing
13 24 (6.90%) Web Design
13 24 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 22 (6.32%) Configuration Management
15 21 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (6.03%) BDD
16 20 (5.75%) Use Case
17 19 (5.46%) OOD
17 19 (5.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 174 (50.00%) SQL
2 165 (47.41%) Java
3 122 (35.06%) JavaScript
4 66 (18.97%) PL/SQL
5 58 (16.67%) C#
6 35 (10.06%) Perl
7 32 (9.20%) Python
8 26 (7.47%) PowerShell
9 22 (6.32%) Shell Script
10 20 (5.75%) T-SQL
11 18 (5.17%) VBScript
11 18 (5.17%) VB.NET
12 17 (4.89%) C++
13 14 (4.02%) VB
14 12 (3.45%) C
15 10 (2.87%) Ruby
16 7 (2.01%) PHP
17 6 (1.72%) XPath
18 5 (1.44%) VB6
19 4 (1.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (9.48%) Degree
2 19 (5.46%) Sun Certification
3 15 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.44%) MCITP
6 1 (0.29%) OCP
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) MCP
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.90%) QA
2 5 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 10 (2.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) Puppet
1 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.86%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 111 (31.90%) Oracle
2 39 (11.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.18%) IBM
4 18 (5.17%) AccuRev
5 16 (4.60%) Sun
6 15 (4.31%) SAP
7 10 (2.87%) Perforce
8 9 (2.59%) Talend
9 7 (2.01%) Informatica
10 6 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.72%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.44%) BEA
11 5 (1.44%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.15%) Teradata
12 4 (1.15%) FatWire
12 4 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.15%) Adobe
12 4 (1.15%) Cognos
12 4 (1.15%) ForgeRock
13 3 (0.86%) HP
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