The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 36 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 2401 2498 2929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.61% 5.17% 5.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.80% 17.60% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1566 1641
Average daily rate
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£395 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 95
Average hourly rate £33.86 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £22.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £50.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
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
14295 14191 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 29.39% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9375 9302 9191
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 253 346
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the England region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
London -6 1172 £425 - 288
South East +2 475 £350 -4.95% 139
East of England -3 220 £400 +14.28% 63
North West -9 112 £315 +5.00% 84
Yorkshire -5 105 £325 -4.41% 61
South West -36 92 £325 -4.25% 70
West Midlands -9 90 £364 +29.91% 44
East Midlands +1 73 £325 +14.03% 26
North East -7 36 £300 -14.28% 25
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1779 (39.59%) SQL
2 1739 (38.70%) HTML
3 1678 (37.34%) Java
4 1545 (34.38%) JavaScript
5 1477 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
6 1360 (30.26%) Web Services
7 1247 (27.75%) .NET
8 1237 (27.53%) CSS
9 1136 (25.28%) C#
10 999 (22.23%) Oracle
11 959 (21.34%) SQL Server
12 940 (20.92%) JSON
13 798 (17.76%) XSLT
14 730 (16.24%) TDD
15 724 (16.11%) jQuery
16 701 (15.60%) Finance
17 689 (15.33%) ASP.NET
18 679 (15.11%) Linux
19 672 (14.95%) SOAP
20 665 (14.80%) MVC
21 646 (14.37%) Scrum
22 627 (13.95%) Spring
23 597 (13.28%) UNIX
24 595 (13.24%) OO
25 592 (13.17%) REST
26 568 (12.64%) Windows
27 562 (12.51%) Microsoft
28 527 (11.73%) Subversion
29 508 (11.30%) SOA
30 486 (10.81%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 259 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 246 (5.47%) Apache
3 235 (5.23%) WebLogic
3 235 (5.23%) WebSphere
4 215 (4.78%) CMS
5 212 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 196 (4.36%) IIS
7 144 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
8 104 (2.31%) Node.js
9 102 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 92 (2.05%) Confluence
11 57 (1.27%) MQSeries
12 56 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
13 54 (1.20%) Umbraco
14 53 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
15 52 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 51 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
16 51 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
17 47 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
18 36 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 267 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 129 (2.87%) MS Office
3 78 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 56 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.07%) InfoPath
6 30 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 30 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 24 (0.53%) MS Project
8 20 (0.45%) Fireworks
9 13 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
10 10 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.22%) FrameMaker
10 10 (0.22%) Doxygen
11 7 (0.16%) PowerPivot
12 5 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.089%) PaintShop Pro
13 4 (0.089%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.067%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.067%) InDesign
15 2 (0.045%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 100 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 37 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
5 29 (0.65%) Magento
6 27 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
6 27 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
7 25 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
8 21 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 21 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 21 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
9 19 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 17 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
11 16 (0.36%) Workday HCM
11 16 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
12 15 (0.33%) Markit EDM
13 14 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
14 13 (0.29%) SAP HR
14 13 (0.29%) SAP FI
15 12 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 72 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (1.09%) SaaS
3 42 (0.93%) Force.com
4 33 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.45%) GitHub
6 13 (0.29%) Office 365
7 12 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.24%) PaaS
9 9 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
10 8 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.16%) IaaS
11 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.089%) Heroku
13 4 (0.089%) Joyent
14 3 (0.067%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.045%) Route 53
15 2 (0.045%) Google Apps
16 1 (0.022%) SuccessFactors
16 1 (0.022%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 354 (7.88%) HTTP
2 228 (5.07%) Internet
3 106 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 93 (2.07%) LDAP
5 81 (1.80%) SSL
6 73 (1.62%) FTP
7 69 (1.54%) Firewall
8 66 (1.47%) DNS
9 54 (1.20%) HTTPS
10 41 (0.91%) VPN
11 40 (0.89%) Intranet
12 28 (0.62%) SSH
13 26 (0.58%) SAN
14 20 (0.45%) Extranet
15 18 (0.40%) SNMP
16 17 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
17 12 (0.27%) VoIP
18 11 (0.24%) X.400
18 11 (0.24%) X.500
19 10 (0.22%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 959 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 412 (9.17%) MySQL
3 344 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 301 (6.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 279 (6.21%) Oracle Database
6 204 (4.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 181 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 176 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 155 (3.45%) NoSQL
10 129 (2.87%) RDBMS
11 121 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
12 114 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
13 113 (2.51%) MongoDB
14 107 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 73 (1.62%) Big Data
16 72 (1.60%) DB2
17 66 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
18 65 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
19 53 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 52 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 527 (11.73%) Subversion
2 408 (9.08%) Git (software)
3 345 (7.68%) Visual Studio
4 284 (6.32%) Maven
5 254 (5.65%) JUnit
6 236 (5.25%) JIRA
7 219 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 195 (4.34%) Ant
9 194 (4.32%) Eclipse
10 190 (4.23%) Selenium
11 168 (3.74%) Cucumber
12 162 (3.60%) Jenkins
13 92 (2.05%) Mockito
14 88 (1.96%) Hudson
15 83 (1.85%) WebDriver
16 76 (1.69%) NUnit
17 73 (1.62%) Xcode
18 69 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
19 63 (1.40%) TeamCity
20 57 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 701 (15.60%) Finance
2 298 (6.63%) Banking
3 159 (3.54%) Investment Banking
4 145 (3.23%) Retail
5 142 (3.16%) Publishing
6 111 (2.47%) Marketing
7 110 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 108 (2.40%) Front Office
9 77 (1.71%) Games
10 74 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 58 (1.29%) Back Office
12 53 (1.18%) Advertising
12 53 (1.18%) Legal
13 35 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 27 (0.60%) Electronics
15 23 (0.51%) Automotive
16 16 (0.36%) Law
16 16 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.29%) Military
17 13 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2892 (64.35%) Developer
2 590 (13.13%) Java Developer
3 455 (10.12%) Analyst
4 350 (7.79%) .NET Developer
5 257 (5.72%) Senior Developer
6 251 (5.59%) Architect
7 245 (5.45%) Web Developer
8 203 (4.52%) C# Developer
9 200 (4.45%) Consultant
10 134 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
11 131 (2.91%) Test Analyst
12 127 (2.83%) Business Analyst
12 127 (2.83%) PHP Developer
13 115 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
14 113 (2.51%) Software Engineer
15 112 (2.49%) iOS Developer
16 106 (2.36%) SharePoint Developer
17 101 (2.25%) Tester
18 99 (2.20%) Lead Developer
19 92 (2.05%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1739 (38.70%) HTML
2 1360 (30.26%) Web Services
3 1247 (27.75%) .NET
4 1237 (27.53%) CSS
5 940 (20.92%) JSON
6 798 (17.76%) XSLT
7 724 (16.11%) jQuery
8 689 (15.33%) ASP.NET
9 672 (14.95%) SOAP
10 627 (13.95%) Spring
11 592 (13.17%) REST
12 486 (10.81%) Ajax
13 458 (10.19%) J2EE
14 439 (9.77%) HTML5
15 406 (9.03%) WCF
16 402 (8.95%) XSD
17 313 (6.96%) RESTful
18 310 (6.90%) Hibernate
19 275 (6.12%) .NET Framework
20 271 (6.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 314 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (3.81%) Open Source
3 160 (3.56%) User Experience
4 157 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 147 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 130 (2.89%) Derivative
7 113 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 91 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 87 (1.94%) Fixed Income
10 77 (1.71%) iPad
11 74 (1.65%) Data Integration
12 73 (1.62%) Management Information System
13 68 (1.51%) Social Media
14 64 (1.42%) N-Tier
15 55 (1.22%) iPhone
16 49 (1.09%) W3C
17 44 (0.98%) Replication
18 37 (0.82%) Client/Server
19 32 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
19 32 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 679 (15.11%) Linux
2 597 (13.28%) UNIX
3 568 (12.64%) Windows
4 180 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 176 (3.92%) Android
6 73 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 59 (1.31%) Solaris
8 58 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (0.82%) Windows 7
10 36 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 21 (0.47%) HPUX
13 20 (0.45%) SUSE
13 20 (0.45%) CentOS
14 19 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 16 (0.36%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.33%) AIX
18 9 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1477 (32.87%) Agile Software Development
2 730 (16.24%) TDD
3 665 (14.80%) MVC
4 646 (14.37%) Scrum
5 595 (13.24%) OO
6 508 (11.30%) SOA
7 405 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
8 347 (7.72%) E-Commerce
9 341 (7.59%) BDD
10 278 (6.19%) Unit Testing
11 264 (5.87%) UML
12 253 (5.63%) Software Engineering
13 251 (5.59%) Workflow
14 248 (5.52%) Web Development
15 230 (5.12%) Migration
16 222 (4.94%) CRM
17 215 (4.78%) Data Modelling
18 210 (4.67%) Content Management
19 197 (4.38%) OOP
20 195 (4.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1779 (39.59%) SQL
2 1678 (37.34%) Java
3 1545 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 1136 (25.28%) C#
5 353 (7.85%) PL/SQL
6 347 (7.72%) PHP
7 251 (5.59%) Python
8 226 (5.03%) T-SQL
9 225 (5.01%) C++
10 181 (4.03%) Shell Script
11 174 (3.87%) VB.NET
12 171 (3.81%) Ruby
13 168 (3.74%) Perl
14 135 (3.00%) XPath
15 124 (2.76%) Objective-C
16 112 (2.49%) PowerShell
17 109 (2.43%) VB
18 106 (2.36%) C
19 94 (2.09%) XQuery
20 92 (2.05%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 313 (6.96%) Degree
2 248 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 155 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 86 (1.91%) ISEB
5 70 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 36 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 33 (0.73%) Sun Certification
9 32 (0.71%) MCITP
10 26 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.31%) MCSA
12 13 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
14 11 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
15 10 (0.22%) MCTS
15 10 (0.22%) BC Cleared
16 6 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.13%) MCSD
16 6 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (6.61%) QA
2 34 (0.76%) SLA
3 26 (0.58%) HL7
3 26 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.36%) EMIR
5 15 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.22%) CDISC
7 10 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.16%) RosettaNet
10 4 (0.089%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.067%) WAI
11 3 (0.067%) COBIT
11 3 (0.067%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.045%) WCAG
13 1 (0.022%) SNOMED CT
13 1 (0.022%) GCP
13 1 (0.022%) Basel II
System Software
1 47 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.29%) KVM
5 12 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.24%) Docker
6 11 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
7 10 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.20%) NFS
9 7 (0.16%) NDS
9 7 (0.16%) Shibboleth
10 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.11%) HDFS
11 5 (0.11%) SRDF
12 3 (0.067%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.067%) UAG
13 2 (0.045%) vCloud
13 2 (0.045%) RACF
13 2 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 59 (1.31%) Puppet
3 32 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 16 (0.36%) SCOM
6 9 (0.20%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
6 9 (0.20%) SCCM
6 9 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.16%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (0.13%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.13%) Ansible
9 4 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.089%) Control-M
9 4 (0.089%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (0.089%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.089%) WMI
10 3 (0.067%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.067%) Oozie
Vendors
1 999 (22.23%) Oracle
2 562 (12.51%) Microsoft
3 196 (4.36%) IBM
4 180 (4.01%) JBoss
5 121 (2.69%) Adobe
6 119 (2.65%) SAP
7 114 (2.54%) Google
8 98 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
9 91 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 68 (1.51%) HP
10 68 (1.51%) Sitecore
11 62 (1.38%) Twitter
12 60 (1.34%) Sybase
13 57 (1.27%) Facebook
14 55 (1.22%) ATG
15 47 (1.05%) Perforce
15 47 (1.05%) Endeca
16 45 (1.00%) Informatica
17 44 (0.98%) Business Objects
18 43 (0.96%) TIBCO
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £416 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Mobile5
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bootle, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £120 - £163 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Daily
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago