The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 53 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 1902 1903 2338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.81% 3.66% 4.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.28% 12.73% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1284 1202 1485
Median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 24
Median hourly rate £44.00 £36.67 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.98% +8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.88 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
XML
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15488 14952 14282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 28.75% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10420 9423
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 269 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in England

XML
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the England region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in England

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in England

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the England region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in England

XML
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in England

XML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 866 £450 - 179
South East +7 379 £390 -2.50% 81
North West +16 138 £375 -11.24% 66
West Midlands -11 117 £396 +21.69% 37
Yorkshire -2 113 £350 -6.66% 31
South West +21 96 £381 -4.68% 34
North East -7 73 £383 -23.50% 10
East of England -36 68 £370 +3.49% 45
East Midlands +1 50 £363 - 29
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for XML.

1 1689 (44.60%) Java
2 1570 (41.46%) SQL
3 1500 (39.61%) HTML
4 1469 (38.79%) JavaScript
5 1461 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
6 1297 (34.25%) Web Services
7 1077 (28.44%) CSS
8 982 (25.93%) JSON
9 967 (25.53%) Oracle
10 844 (22.29%) .NET
11 838 (22.13%) SOAP
12 810 (21.39%) C#
13 767 (20.25%) SQL Server
14 752 (19.86%) REST
15 623 (16.45%) Linux
16 604 (15.95%) Finance
17 592 (15.63%) Spring
18 565 (14.92%) TDD
19 560 (14.79%) Scrum
20 522 (13.78%) jQuery
21 513 (13.55%) XSLT
22 501 (13.23%) Unix
23 499 (13.18%) Microsoft
24 464 (12.25%) MVC
25 451 (11.91%) HTML5
26 450 (11.88%) Git (software)
27 445 (11.75%) SOA
28 430 (11.35%) Windows
29 421 (11.12%) J2EE
30 417 (11.01%) ASP.NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 322 (8.50%) Tomcat
2 265 (7.00%) WebSphere
3 257 (6.79%) JBoss
4 239 (6.31%) WebLogic
5 219 (5.78%) CMS
6 201 (5.31%) Apache
7 185 (4.89%) SharePoint
8 170 (4.49%) IIS
9 128 (3.38%) Confluence
10 98 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 90 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
12 82 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
13 58 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
14 51 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
15 45 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
16 43 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
17 41 (1.08%) Drupal
17 41 (1.08%) Mule
18 39 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
19 37 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 216 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 74 (1.95%) MS Office
3 57 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 20 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.50%) MS Project
7 13 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.21%) PaintShop Pro
9 7 (0.18%) FrameMaker
9 7 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.13%) Mingle
12 4 (0.11%) SPSS
13 3 (0.079%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.053%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.053%) GIMP
14 2 (0.053%) Windchill
15 1 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 66 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 50 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 35 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 35 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
5 34 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
6 30 (0.79%) Magento
6 30 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
7 28 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 23 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
9 13 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
9 13 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
11 10 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
12 9 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
12 9 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
12 9 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
13 8 (0.21%) Radian6
13 8 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 140 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (1.64%) GitHub
4 45 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (1.03%) Office 365
6 31 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
7 28 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 25 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (0.63%) PaaS
9 24 (0.63%) SaaS
10 13 (0.34%) Force.com
11 12 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
12 11 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.26%) Boomi
13 10 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.26%) Google App Engine
13 10 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (0.24%) IaaS
15 8 (0.21%) Google Play
16 7 (0.18%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 302 (7.97%) HTTP
2 115 (3.04%) Internet
3 99 (2.61%) LDAP
4 73 (1.93%) SSL
5 58 (1.53%) Firewall
5 58 (1.53%) TCP/IP
6 42 (1.11%) DNS
7 40 (1.06%) FTP
8 32 (0.84%) SNMP
9 31 (0.82%) HTTPS
9 31 (0.82%) LAN
10 27 (0.71%) Intranet
10 27 (0.71%) WAN
11 23 (0.61%) SAN
12 20 (0.53%) Kerberos
13 17 (0.45%) VPN
14 16 (0.42%) SMS
15 15 (0.40%) DVB
15 15 (0.40%) Network Security
16 14 (0.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 767 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 296 (7.82%) MySQL
3 283 (7.47%) Oracle Database
4 230 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 182 (4.81%) MongoDB
6 145 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 134 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
8 116 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 106 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 102 (2.69%) DB2
11 96 (2.53%) RDBMS
12 91 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
13 86 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 85 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
15 76 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
16 71 (1.87%) Hadoop
16 71 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 63 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
18 57 (1.51%) Big Data
19 46 (1.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 450 (11.88%) Git (software)
2 388 (10.25%) JIRA
3 377 (9.96%) Subversion
4 304 (8.03%) Maven
5 286 (7.55%) Jenkins
6 281 (7.42%) Selenium
7 276 (7.29%) JUnit
8 241 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 237 (6.26%) Visual Studio
10 218 (5.76%) Eclipse
11 194 (5.12%) Cucumber
12 132 (3.49%) SoapUI
13 99 (2.61%) IntelliJ
14 92 (2.43%) Ant
15 86 (2.27%) TeamCity
16 85 (2.24%) Gradle
17 77 (2.03%) WebDriver
18 73 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
19 64 (1.69%) Mockito
20 53 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 604 (15.95%) Finance
2 302 (7.97%) Banking
3 163 (4.30%) Retail
4 124 (3.27%) Marketing
5 97 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 96 (2.53%) Publishing
7 75 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 66 (1.74%) Back Office
9 55 (1.45%) Front Office
10 53 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 41 (1.08%) Legal
12 39 (1.03%) Advertising
13 33 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.77%) Electronics
15 27 (0.71%) Law
16 22 (0.58%) Games
16 22 (0.58%) General Ledger
17 18 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.40%) Automotive
18 15 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2174 (57.41%) Developer
2 642 (16.95%) Java Developer
3 384 (10.14%) Analyst
4 362 (9.56%) Architect
5 341 (9.00%) .NET Developer
6 247 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 202 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 201 (5.31%) Consultant
9 149 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 130 (3.43%) SQL Developer
11 123 (3.25%) Oracle Developer
12 122 (3.22%) Test Analyst
13 121 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
14 120 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
15 103 (2.72%) Business Analyst
15 103 (2.72%) XML Developer
16 95 (2.51%) Web Developer
17 92 (2.43%) Software Developer
17 92 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
18 91 (2.40%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1500 (39.61%) HTML
2 1297 (34.25%) Web Services
3 1077 (28.44%) CSS
4 982 (25.93%) JSON
5 844 (22.29%) .NET
6 838 (22.13%) SOAP
7 752 (19.86%) REST
8 592 (15.63%) Spring
9 522 (13.78%) jQuery
10 513 (13.55%) XSLT
11 451 (11.91%) HTML5
12 421 (11.12%) J2EE
13 417 (11.01%) ASP.NET
14 339 (8.95%) XSD
15 331 (8.74%) AngularJS
15 331 (8.74%) RESTful
16 323 (8.53%) Ajax
17 303 (8.00%) JSP
18 267 (7.05%) Hibernate
19 234 (6.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 284 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 135 (3.56%) User Experience
4 87 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 79 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
6 69 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 62 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 58 (1.53%) Data Integration
9 48 (1.27%) Fixed Income
10 46 (1.21%) DataPower
11 44 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 40 (1.06%) iPhone
12 40 (1.06%) Management Information System
13 36 (0.95%) Derivative
14 34 (0.90%) iPad
15 33 (0.87%) Client/Server
16 32 (0.84%) Data Structures
16 32 (0.84%) Reference Data
17 29 (0.77%) Mathematics
18 28 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 623 (16.45%) Linux
2 501 (13.23%) Unix
3 430 (11.35%) Windows
4 119 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 113 (2.98%) Android
6 94 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (1.61%) Windows Server
8 36 (0.95%) AIX
8 36 (0.95%) Solaris
9 24 (0.63%) CentOS
10 21 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.24%) Debian
15 9 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.18%) HPUX
16 7 (0.18%) VxWorks
16 7 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1461 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (14.92%) TDD
3 560 (14.79%) Scrum
4 464 (12.25%) MVC
5 445 (11.75%) SOA
6 372 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
7 337 (8.90%) OO
8 309 (8.16%) Web Development
9 288 (7.60%) SDLC
10 280 (7.39%) BDD
11 265 (7.00%) Unit Testing
12 256 (6.76%) Software Engineering
13 247 (6.52%) Data Modelling
14 211 (5.57%) UML
15 209 (5.52%) Open Source
16 206 (5.44%) E-Commerce
17 199 (5.25%) Workflow
18 197 (5.20%) Migration
19 178 (4.70%) DevOps
20 173 (4.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1689 (44.60%) Java
2 1570 (41.46%) SQL
3 1469 (38.79%) JavaScript
4 810 (21.39%) C#
5 303 (8.00%) PHP
6 292 (7.71%) PL/SQL
7 212 (5.60%) T-SQL
8 196 (5.18%) C++
9 180 (4.75%) Python
10 147 (3.88%) VB
11 138 (3.64%) C
12 136 (3.59%) Perl
13 126 (3.33%) Shell Script
13 126 (3.33%) VB.NET
14 98 (2.59%) XPath
15 94 (2.48%) Ruby
15 94 (2.48%) Scala
16 90 (2.38%) PowerShell
17 58 (1.53%) VBA
18 55 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 321 (8.48%) Security Cleared
2 310 (8.19%) Degree
3 216 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 71 (1.87%) ISEB
5 52 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 48 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 45 (1.19%) ISTQB
9 36 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (0.55%) MCSE
11 20 (0.53%) MCSD
12 13 (0.34%) MCITP
12 13 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
12 13 (0.34%) PMP
13 12 (0.32%) CCNP
13 12 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.32%) MCSA
14 11 (0.29%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.24%) OCPJP
15 9 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (6.10%) QA
2 41 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 32 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
4 19 (0.50%) HL7
4 19 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.48%) MiFID
6 13 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (0.34%) EMIR
6 13 (0.34%) SDET
6 13 (0.34%) SEPA
7 11 (0.29%) SLA
8 9 (0.24%) ISO20022
9 8 (0.21%) FATCA
9 8 (0.21%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.16%) COBIT
10 6 (0.16%) Dublin Core
11 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.053%) Basel II
13 2 (0.053%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 121 (3.20%) Docker
2 82 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 77 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (1.21%) Xen
5 32 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 25 (0.66%) KVM
7 21 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (0.37%) NFS
8 14 (0.37%) SRDF
9 13 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.26%) NDS
11 9 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.16%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.13%) vCloud
15 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.079%) Apache Flume
16 3 (0.079%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 3 (0.079%) VMware ESX
16 3 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 97 (2.56%) Puppet
2 47 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (0.77%) Ansible
4 28 (0.74%) Nagios
4 28 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (0.66%) SCCM
6 24 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 18 (0.48%) Control-M
8 15 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
9 13 (0.34%) OpenAM
10 12 (0.32%) Kubernetes
10 12 (0.32%) SCOM
10 12 (0.32%) yum
11 8 (0.21%) Kibana
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
12 7 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.16%) logstash
13 6 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.16%) Terraform
14 5 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 967 (25.53%) Oracle
2 499 (13.18%) Microsoft
3 311 (8.21%) IBM
4 127 (3.35%) Adobe
5 116 (3.06%) ServiceNow
6 97 (2.56%) VMware
7 96 (2.53%) SAP
8 81 (2.14%) HP
9 78 (2.06%) Google
10 77 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
11 69 (1.82%) Red Hat
12 66 (1.74%) Sybase
13 61 (1.61%) Sitecore
14 59 (1.56%) MuleSoft
15 57 (1.51%) Informatica
16 52 (1.37%) TIBCO
17 49 (1.29%) webMethods
18 43 (1.14%) Citrix
19 37 (0.98%) Talend
20 32 (0.84%) hybris
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