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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 44 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 2056 2132 2126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.06% 4.29% 4.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.81% 15.57% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1238 1355 1294
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 89
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +4.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.88 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £51.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
13882 13695 11708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.38% 27.55% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9144 9096 7485
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 201 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
London -6 910 £425 - 271
South East 0 428 £375 +7.14% 130
East of England +13 200 £400 +14.28% 39
West Midlands +2 113 £400 +23.07% 46
Yorkshire -13 105 £350 +9.37% 57
North West -3 94 £350 +7.69% 78
South West -6 90 £370 +5.71% 54
East Midlands -14 66 £346 +6.53% 37
North East +3 32 £368 +56.38% 15
Midlands +13 11 £470 - 1
South Coast +6 5 - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1688 (42.20%) SQL
2 1499 (37.48%) Java
3 1477 (36.93%) HTML
4 1369 (34.23%) Web Services
5 1311 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
6 1243 (31.08%) JavaScript
7 1118 (27.95%) .NET
8 1008 (25.20%) CSS
9 974 (24.35%) Oracle
10 950 (23.75%) C#
11 882 (22.05%) SQL Server
12 752 (18.80%) SOAP
13 723 (18.08%) Finance
14 660 (16.50%) JSON
15 625 (15.63%) Microsoft
16 606 (15.15%) TDD
17 599 (14.98%) XSLT
18 595 (14.88%) jQuery
19 558 (13.95%) Linux
20 548 (13.70%) ASP.NET
21 491 (12.28%) Windows
22 485 (12.13%) MVC
23 479 (11.98%) OO
24 476 (11.90%) UNIX
25 471 (11.78%) Spring
26 456 (11.40%) REST
27 455 (11.38%) Scrum
28 432 (10.80%) Ajax
29 431 (10.78%) J2EE
30 397 (9.93%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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
1 271 (6.78%) WebSphere
2 237 (5.93%) WebLogic
3 211 (5.28%) IIS
4 185 (4.63%) JBoss
5 183 (4.58%) SharePoint
6 179 (4.48%) CMS
7 167 (4.18%) Tomcat
8 145 (3.63%) BizTalk Server
9 143 (3.58%) Apache
10 66 (1.65%) Node.js
11 61 (1.53%) MQSeries
12 60 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 56 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 49 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
15 43 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
16 42 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
17 36 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 35 (0.88%) Confluence
19 29 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
19 29 (0.73%) Drupal
Applications
1 213 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 116 (2.90%) MS Office
3 59 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 59 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 39 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 25 (0.63%) FrameMaker
7 24 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.43%) MS Project
9 14 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.25%) PowerPivot
11 9 (0.23%) InfoPath
11 9 (0.23%) RoboHelp
12 6 (0.15%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.13%) Doxygen
14 3 (0.075%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.050%) SPSS
16 1 (0.025%) FastStats
16 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
16 1 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 98 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 51 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 40 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
5 33 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
6 30 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
7 22 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
8 21 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
9 20 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
10 18 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
11 17 (0.43%) Magento
12 16 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 13 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
14 12 (0.30%) WebTrends
14 12 (0.30%) SmartPlant
15 11 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 11 (0.28%) Summit
16 9 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
16 9 (0.23%) Markit EDM
17 8 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 100 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (0.80%) SaaS
3 30 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (0.50%) Office 365
5 18 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 13 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.30%) GitHub
9 11 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
10 8 (0.20%) Yammer
11 7 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.13%) IaaS
13 4 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.10%) Force.com
13 4 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.075%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 219 (5.48%) HTTP
2 179 (4.48%) Internet
3 113 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 80 (2.00%) LDAP
5 74 (1.85%) SSL
6 70 (1.75%) Firewall
7 53 (1.33%) DNS
8 50 (1.25%) Intranet
9 38 (0.95%) FTP
10 37 (0.93%) VPN
11 32 (0.80%) HTTPS
12 27 (0.68%) SAN
13 19 (0.48%) DHCP
14 18 (0.45%) SNMP
15 13 (0.33%) DMZ
15 13 (0.33%) SSH
16 12 (0.30%) Multicast
17 11 (0.28%) 2G
17 11 (0.28%) NAS
17 11 (0.28%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 882 (22.05%) SQL Server
2 320 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 301 (7.53%) Oracle Database
4 193 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 180 (4.50%) MySQL
6 174 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 165 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
8 153 (3.83%) RDBMS
9 141 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 122 (3.05%) DB2
11 115 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 100 (2.50%) MongoDB
12 100 (2.50%) NoSQL
13 99 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 77 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
14 77 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
15 68 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
16 64 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
17 61 (1.53%) Big Data
18 51 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 341 (8.53%) Visual Studio
2 334 (8.35%) Subversion
3 287 (7.18%) Git (software)
4 251 (6.28%) JUnit
5 237 (5.93%) Maven
6 216 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 192 (4.80%) JIRA
8 187 (4.68%) Ant
9 185 (4.63%) Selenium
10 156 (3.90%) Eclipse
10 156 (3.90%) Jenkins
11 124 (3.10%) Cucumber
12 117 (2.93%) SoapUI
13 60 (1.50%) Hudson
14 55 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
15 51 (1.28%) NUnit
16 46 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
17 44 (1.10%) ClearCase
18 42 (1.05%) WebDriver
19 39 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 723 (18.08%) Finance
2 333 (8.33%) Banking
3 164 (4.10%) Investment Banking
4 128 (3.20%) Publishing
5 115 (2.88%) Retail
6 103 (2.58%) Marketing
7 99 (2.48%) Front Office
8 98 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 57 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 37 (0.93%) Back Office
11 36 (0.90%) Games
12 35 (0.88%) Legal
13 34 (0.85%) Manufacturing
14 29 (0.73%) Electronics
15 22 (0.55%) Automotive
15 22 (0.55%) Advertising
16 19 (0.48%) General Ledger
17 17 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.38%) Law
19 10 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2413 (60.33%) Developer
2 530 (13.25%) Java Developer
3 447 (11.18%) Analyst
4 285 (7.13%) .NET Developer
5 255 (6.38%) Architect
6 238 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 233 (5.83%) Consultant
8 195 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 154 (3.85%) Test Analyst
10 144 (3.60%) Web Developer
11 117 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 100 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
13 96 (2.40%) Front-End Developer
14 90 (2.25%) Software Developer
15 89 (2.23%) Business Analyst
16 86 (2.15%) AWS Developer
17 85 (2.13%) Software Engineer
18 76 (1.90%) Designer
19 69 (1.73%) PHP Developer
20 68 (1.70%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1477 (36.93%) HTML
2 1369 (34.23%) Web Services
3 1118 (27.95%) .NET
4 1008 (25.20%) CSS
5 752 (18.80%) SOAP
6 660 (16.50%) JSON
7 599 (14.98%) XSLT
8 595 (14.88%) jQuery
9 548 (13.70%) ASP.NET
10 471 (11.78%) Spring
11 456 (11.40%) REST
12 432 (10.80%) Ajax
13 431 (10.78%) J2EE
14 387 (9.68%) HTML5
15 362 (9.05%) .NET Framework
16 349 (8.73%) WCF
17 266 (6.65%) XSD
18 261 (6.53%) Hibernate
19 247 (6.18%) RESTful
20 230 (5.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 257 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 149 (3.73%) Open Source
4 126 (3.15%) User Experience
5 124 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 94 (2.35%) Derivative
7 89 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
8 88 (2.20%) Client/Server
9 75 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 74 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 64 (1.60%) W3C
11 64 (1.60%) N-Tier
11 64 (1.60%) Data Structures
12 52 (1.30%) NHS
13 51 (1.28%) Fixed Income
14 44 (1.10%) CMDB
15 43 (1.08%) Data Integration
16 41 (1.03%) Social Media
17 40 (1.00%) iPad
18 38 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 558 (13.95%) Linux
2 491 (12.28%) Windows
3 476 (11.90%) UNIX
4 123 (3.08%) Android
4 123 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 59 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (1.48%) Solaris
6 51 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (0.63%) CentOS
10 24 (0.60%) SUSE
11 20 (0.50%) AIX
12 16 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.33%) Windows Phone
14 12 (0.30%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.25%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.23%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1311 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (15.15%) TDD
3 485 (12.13%) MVC
4 479 (11.98%) OO
5 455 (11.38%) Scrum
6 397 (9.93%) SOA
7 375 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 315 (7.88%) Unit Testing
9 279 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 261 (6.53%) UML
11 246 (6.15%) Web Development
12 229 (5.73%) BDD
13 226 (5.65%) Content Management
14 221 (5.53%) E-Commerce
15 208 (5.20%) ITIL
16 203 (5.08%) CRM
17 191 (4.78%) Data Modelling
18 188 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
19 183 (4.58%) Workflow
20 181 (4.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1688 (42.20%) SQL
2 1499 (37.48%) Java
3 1243 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 950 (23.75%) C#
5 348 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 263 (6.58%) T-SQL
7 234 (5.85%) Python
8 186 (4.65%) PHP
9 156 (3.90%) XPath
10 153 (3.83%) C++
11 152 (3.80%) VB.NET
12 136 (3.40%) VB
13 134 (3.35%) Ruby
14 129 (3.23%) Perl
15 119 (2.98%) VBScript
15 119 (2.98%) Shell Script
16 111 (2.78%) PowerShell
17 109 (2.73%) XQuery
18 85 (2.13%) VBA
19 79 (1.98%) C
Qualifications
1 348 (8.70%) Degree
2 328 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 228 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 83 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 74 (1.85%) ISEB
6 53 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 48 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 47 (1.18%) MCITP
9 25 (0.63%) Sun Certification
9 25 (0.63%) MCSA
10 20 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (0.40%) MCSE
11 16 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.38%) CISSP
12 15 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
13 14 (0.35%) HND
14 10 (0.25%) MCTS
15 9 (0.23%) CCNA
15 9 (0.23%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.23%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (7.55%) QA
2 22 (0.55%) SLA
3 16 (0.40%) HL7
4 10 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.23%) EMIR
6 8 (0.20%) DICOM
6 8 (0.20%) WCAG
7 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.075%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.075%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.050%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.050%) COREP
11 2 (0.050%) FINREP
11 2 (0.050%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.025%) CDISC
12 1 (0.025%) RosettaNet
12 1 (0.025%) GxP
12 1 (0.025%) COBIT
System Software
1 63 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 47 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.40%) NFS
5 15 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (0.35%) Xen
7 13 (0.33%) Docker
8 12 (0.30%) Firmware
9 9 (0.23%) SRDF
9 9 (0.23%) KVM
10 8 (0.20%) Varnish
11 7 (0.18%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.15%) HDFS
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
12 6 (0.15%) vSphere
13 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 3 (0.075%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.075%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 85 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (0.80%) Puppet
4 21 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 20 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
6 17 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
7 16 (0.40%) SCOM
7 16 (0.40%) WMI
8 15 (0.38%) Vagrant
9 11 (0.28%) yum
9 11 (0.28%) Control-M
9 11 (0.28%) SCSM
9 11 (0.28%) CA LISA
10 10 (0.25%) TeamSite
10 10 (0.25%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.23%) CA Endevor
12 8 (0.20%) Ansible
13 6 (0.15%) OpenIDM
13 6 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
13 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 974 (24.35%) Oracle
2 625 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 208 (5.20%) IBM
4 128 (3.20%) HP
5 113 (2.83%) SAP
6 112 (2.80%) Adobe
7 81 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 80 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 76 (1.90%) Google
10 70 (1.75%) Sybase
11 66 (1.65%) TIBCO
12 54 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
13 53 (1.33%) Informatica
13 53 (1.33%) VMware
14 43 (1.08%) webMethods
15 38 (0.95%) Business Objects
16 37 (0.93%) BMC
17 34 (0.85%) Sitecore
18 33 (0.83%) Tableau
19 31 (0.78%) CA
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + immediate start
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Up to 400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago