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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 36 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 2408 2398 2766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.70% 4.98% 5.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.81% 16.97% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1484 1479 1621
Average daily rate
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£390 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 96
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.24 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.95% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +18.64%
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
14321 14131 14674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.98% 29.36% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9235 9254 9139
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 250 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 1167 £425 - 309
South East +6 479 £350 -0.70% 149
East of England +2 215 £400 +14.28% 55
Yorkshire +1 111 £325 -0.76% 63
North West -13 106 £325 +8.33% 79
South West -37 98 £325 -4.25% 58
West Midlands -11 89 £350 +16.66% 38
East Midlands +1 81 £325 +12.06% 47
North East +4 38 £325 -7.14% 15
Midlands +8 12 - - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1752 (40.05%) SQL
2 1725 (39.43%) HTML
3 1596 (36.48%) Java
4 1536 (35.11%) JavaScript
5 1335 (30.51%) Web Services
6 1238 (28.30%) .NET
7 1228 (28.07%) CSS
8 1119 (25.58%) C#
9 984 (22.49%) Oracle
10 967 (22.10%) SQL Server
11 918 (20.98%) JSON
12 780 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
13 773 (17.67%) XSLT
14 723 (16.53%) jQuery
15 701 (16.02%) Finance
16 698 (15.95%) ASP.NET
17 679 (15.52%) TDD
18 646 (14.77%) SOAP
19 643 (14.70%) Linux
20 622 (14.22%) MVC
21 608 (13.90%) Scrum
22 579 (13.23%) Spring
23 560 (12.80%) OO
23 560 (12.80%) UNIX
24 557 (12.73%) Microsoft
25 556 (12.71%) REST
26 544 (12.43%) Windows
27 519 (11.86%) Subversion
28 499 (11.41%) Ajax
29 486 (11.11%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 260 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 240 (5.49%) Apache
3 223 (5.10%) WebSphere
4 220 (5.03%) WebLogic
5 219 (5.01%) CMS
6 201 (4.59%) Tomcat
7 191 (4.37%) IIS
8 150 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
9 103 (2.35%) Node.js
10 90 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 87 (1.99%) Confluence
12 58 (1.33%) Umbraco
13 56 (1.28%) MQSeries
14 55 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
15 54 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
16 51 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
17 47 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 45 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
19 44 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
20 34 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 266 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.11%) MS Office
3 77 (1.76%) Photoshop
4 54 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.10%) InfoPath
6 34 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 31 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (0.48%) MS Project
9 16 (0.37%) Fireworks
10 13 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
11 10 (0.23%) FrameMaker
12 9 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.18%) Doxygen
14 6 (0.14%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.091%) Final Cut Pro
15 4 (0.091%) PaintShop Pro
15 4 (0.091%) RoboHelp
15 4 (0.091%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.069%) InDesign
17 2 (0.046%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 103 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 49 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
4 42 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
5 33 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 33 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
6 31 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
7 28 (0.64%) Magento
8 23 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
8 23 (0.53%) Google Analytics
9 17 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
10 16 (0.37%) Workday HCM
10 16 (0.37%) Markit EDM
10 16 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 15 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
12 13 (0.30%) SAP HR
12 13 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
12 13 (0.30%) SAP FI
12 13 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
12 13 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 73 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (1.17%) SaaS
3 39 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (0.87%) Force.com
5 18 (0.41%) GitHub
6 13 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.30%) Office 365
7 12 (0.27%) PaaS
8 10 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
9 8 (0.18%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.16%) IaaS
11 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.091%) Joyent
12 4 (0.091%) Heroku
13 3 (0.069%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.046%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.046%) Route 53
15 1 (0.023%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.023%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 335 (7.66%) HTTP
2 223 (5.10%) Internet
3 96 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 84 (1.92%) LDAP
5 71 (1.62%) SSL
6 69 (1.58%) Firewall
6 69 (1.58%) FTP
7 66 (1.51%) DNS
8 54 (1.23%) HTTPS
9 42 (0.96%) VPN
10 36 (0.82%) Intranet
11 28 (0.64%) SAN
12 27 (0.62%) SSH
13 18 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
14 15 (0.34%) Extranet
14 15 (0.34%) SNMP
15 12 (0.27%) VoIP
16 10 (0.23%) X.400
16 10 (0.23%) X.500
16 10 (0.23%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 967 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 390 (8.91%) MySQL
3 332 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 305 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 297 (6.79%) Oracle Database
6 209 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 184 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 183 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 153 (3.50%) NoSQL
10 130 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
11 129 (2.95%) RDBMS
12 125 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
12 125 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 113 (2.58%) MongoDB
14 77 (1.76%) DB2
15 70 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
16 67 (1.53%) Big Data
17 66 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
18 62 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 49 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 519 (11.86%) Subversion
2 386 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 358 (8.18%) Visual Studio
4 263 (6.01%) Maven
5 252 (5.76%) JUnit
6 220 (5.03%) JIRA
7 219 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 193 (4.41%) Eclipse
9 192 (4.39%) Selenium
10 186 (4.25%) Ant
11 180 (4.11%) Cucumber
12 166 (3.79%) Jenkins
13 98 (2.24%) Hudson
13 98 (2.24%) Mockito
14 93 (2.13%) WebDriver
15 86 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
16 74 (1.69%) TeamCity
17 70 (1.60%) NUnit
18 64 (1.46%) Xcode
19 59 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 701 (16.02%) Finance
2 277 (6.33%) Banking
3 151 (3.45%) Retail
4 149 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 145 (3.31%) Publishing
6 106 (2.42%) Marketing
7 101 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 99 (2.26%) Front Office
9 83 (1.90%) Manufacturing
10 78 (1.78%) Games
11 59 (1.35%) Back Office
12 51 (1.17%) Advertising
13 49 (1.12%) Legal
14 31 (0.71%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.55%) Electronics
16 19 (0.43%) Automotive
17 16 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.32%) German Language
19 13 (0.30%) Law
20 12 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 2816 (64.37%) Developer
2 555 (12.69%) Java Developer
3 439 (10.03%) Analyst
4 375 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 250 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 241 (5.51%) Architect
7 235 (5.37%) Senior Developer
8 207 (4.73%) Consultant
9 200 (4.57%) C# Developer
10 135 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 127 (2.90%) Test Analyst
12 117 (2.67%) Business Analyst
13 114 (2.61%) Front-End Developer
14 110 (2.51%) PHP Developer
15 104 (2.38%) Tester
16 101 (2.31%) iOS Developer
17 99 (2.26%) Software Engineer
18 96 (2.19%) SharePoint Developer
18 96 (2.19%) ASP.NET Developer
19 90 (2.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1725 (39.43%) HTML
2 1335 (30.51%) Web Services
3 1238 (28.30%) .NET
4 1228 (28.07%) CSS
5 918 (20.98%) JSON
6 773 (17.67%) XSLT
7 723 (16.53%) jQuery
8 698 (15.95%) ASP.NET
9 646 (14.77%) SOAP
10 579 (13.23%) Spring
11 556 (12.71%) REST
12 499 (11.41%) Ajax
13 425 (9.71%) J2EE
14 413 (9.44%) HTML5
15 400 (9.14%) WCF
16 365 (8.34%) XSD
17 303 (6.93%) RESTful
18 287 (6.56%) .NET Framework
19 278 (6.35%) Hibernate
20 261 (5.97%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (3.59%) Open Source
2 150 (3.43%) Mobile App
3 141 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 119 (2.72%) Derivative
5 96 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 84 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 81 (1.85%) iPad
8 79 (1.81%) Fixed Income
9 67 (1.53%) Social Media
10 66 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 65 (1.49%) Data Integration
12 58 (1.33%) N-Tier
13 54 (1.23%) iPhone
14 50 (1.14%) W3C
15 46 (1.05%) Replication
16 40 (0.91%) Client/Server
17 32 (0.73%) Data Conversion
17 32 (0.73%) SWIFT
18 31 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
19 28 (0.64%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 643 (14.70%) Linux
2 560 (12.80%) UNIX
3 544 (12.43%) Windows
4 167 (3.82%) Apple iOS
4 167 (3.82%) Android
5 68 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (1.37%) Solaris
7 56 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 35 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (0.55%) HPUX
11 20 (0.46%) CentOS
11 20 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 19 (0.43%) SUSE
13 17 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.30%) AIX
16 9 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (15.52%) TDD
3 622 (14.22%) MVC
4 608 (13.90%) Scrum
5 560 (12.80%) OO
6 486 (11.11%) SOA
7 387 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
8 350 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 344 (7.86%) BDD
10 265 (6.06%) Unit Testing
11 238 (5.44%) Workflow
12 235 (5.37%) Web Development
13 233 (5.33%) Software Engineering
13 233 (5.33%) UML
14 227 (5.19%) Migration
15 215 (4.91%) CRM
16 214 (4.89%) Content Management
17 202 (4.62%) Data Modelling
18 197 (4.50%) ETL
19 194 (4.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1752 (40.05%) SQL
2 1596 (36.48%) Java
3 1536 (35.11%) JavaScript
4 1119 (25.58%) C#
5 368 (8.41%) PL/SQL
6 322 (7.36%) PHP
7 244 (5.58%) Python
8 228 (5.21%) T-SQL
9 215 (4.91%) C++
10 191 (4.37%) Shell Script
11 177 (4.05%) VB.NET
12 170 (3.89%) Ruby
13 165 (3.77%) Perl
14 132 (3.02%) XPath
15 114 (2.61%) Objective-C
16 113 (2.58%) VB
17 105 (2.40%) C
18 100 (2.29%) PowerShell
19 99 (2.26%) Groovy
20 84 (1.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 307 (7.02%) Degree
2 240 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 154 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 85 (1.94%) ISEB
5 64 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 34 (0.78%) Sun Certification
7 34 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 30 (0.69%) MCITP
9 29 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
13 10 (0.23%) MCTS
13 10 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (0.21%) BC Cleared
15 8 (0.18%) MCSA
16 6 (0.14%) MCSD
16 6 (0.14%) MCP
16 6 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (6.88%) QA
2 33 (0.75%) SLA
2 33 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 23 (0.53%) HL7
4 17 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.30%) EMIR
6 12 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.23%) CDISC
7 10 (0.23%) RosettaNet
8 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.14%) WCAG
10 4 (0.091%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.069%) WAI
11 3 (0.069%) COBIT
11 3 (0.069%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.023%) Basel II
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.023%) GCP
System Software
1 44 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.30%) KVM
5 12 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (0.21%) NFS
8 9 (0.21%) Docker
9 7 (0.16%) NDS
9 7 (0.16%) Shibboleth
9 7 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.11%) SRDF
11 4 (0.091%) HDFS
11 4 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.069%) UAG
13 2 (0.046%) vCloud
13 2 (0.046%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.046%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.046%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 58 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 51 (1.17%) Puppet
3 31 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (0.32%) SCOM
6 10 (0.23%) SCCM
7 9 (0.21%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
8 7 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.14%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.14%) Control-M
9 6 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.11%) Ansible
11 4 (0.091%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.091%) CA SiteMinder
11 4 (0.091%) WMI
12 3 (0.069%) MIIS
12 3 (0.069%) MOM
12 3 (0.069%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 984 (22.49%) Oracle
2 557 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 187 (4.27%) IBM
4 155 (3.54%) JBoss
5 121 (2.77%) Adobe
6 116 (2.65%) SAP
7 112 (2.56%) Google
8 89 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
9 79 (1.81%) Red Hat
10 72 (1.65%) Sitecore
11 69 (1.58%) HP
12 62 (1.42%) Twitter
13 59 (1.35%) ATG
14 57 (1.30%) Facebook
15 52 (1.19%) Endeca
15 52 (1.19%) Business Objects
16 50 (1.14%) Sybase
17 49 (1.12%) Perforce
18 47 (1.07%) Informatica
19 39 (0.89%) TIBCO
South East
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £380 - £385 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £32000.00 - £34614.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: EXCELLENT DAY RATES
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £330 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday