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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
UK / England
Rank 54 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 1583 1675 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.78% 3.57% 4.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.09% 12.44% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1037 1090 1266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 24
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £29.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.93 £21.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £44.30 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.00 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +21.93%

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
13089 13461 12972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.29% 28.70% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9392 8690
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 237 172
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -1 656 £450 - 165
South East +9 363 £390 +4.00% 107
South West +29 114 £425 +6.25% 39
North West -17 114 £350 -12.50% 43
East of England +4 112 £415 +14.48% 19
West Midlands +11 84 £400 - 29
Yorkshire -20 48 £400 +14.28% 54
East Midlands +3 46 £350 +16.66% 19
North East -17 38 £350 -3.44% 2
Midlands +4 3 £381 -23.75%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1507 (44.21%) Java
2 1470 (43.12%) SQL
3 1418 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
4 1334 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 1289 (37.81%) HTML
6 1123 (32.94%) Web Services
7 1022 (29.98%) JSON
8 962 (28.22%) CSS
9 867 (25.43%) Oracle
10 752 (22.06%) SOAP
11 738 (21.65%) C#
12 712 (20.89%) .NET
13 663 (19.45%) SQL Server
14 654 (19.18%) REST
15 596 (17.48%) TDD
16 589 (17.28%) Scrum
17 568 (16.66%) Linux
18 565 (16.57%) Finance
19 560 (16.43%) XSLT
20 531 (15.58%) Spring
21 491 (14.40%) Git (software)
22 474 (13.90%) OO
23 468 (13.73%) jQuery
24 453 (13.29%) MVC
25 448 (13.14%) Unix
26 416 (12.20%) Microsoft
27 408 (11.97%) JIRA
28 365 (10.71%) Windows
29 363 (10.65%) RESTful
30 362 (10.62%) Continuous Integration

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
1 226 (6.63%) WebSphere
2 214 (6.28%) CMS
3 193 (5.66%) Apache
4 179 (5.25%) WebLogic
5 176 (5.16%) Tomcat
6 170 (4.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 156 (4.58%) Confluence
8 138 (4.05%) JBoss
9 125 (3.67%) SharePoint
10 103 (3.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 94 (2.76%) IIS
12 79 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
13 58 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 44 (1.29%) Mule
15 42 (1.23%) Apache Solr
16 40 (1.17%) Apache Spark
17 39 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
18 36 (1.06%) Drupal
18 36 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
19 32 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 162 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.47%) MS Office
3 25 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 17 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.41%) Doxygen
7 11 (0.32%) MS Project
8 7 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.18%) FrameMaker
9 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.15%) SPSS
11 3 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.088%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.059%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.059%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.059%) Mingle
12 2 (0.059%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 48 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 48 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 47 (1.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 42 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (0.67%) Unica
5 18 (0.53%) SAP HR
6 15 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
7 12 (0.35%) Magento
8 11 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.21%) Demantra
10 7 (0.21%) FastStats
10 7 (0.21%) SnowdropKCS
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
12 5 (0.15%) Fredhopper
12 5 (0.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 147 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (2.29%) GitHub
4 41 (1.20%) SaaS
5 34 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (0.97%) Office 365
7 29 (0.85%) PaaS
8 24 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (0.70%) IaaS
9 21 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
11 16 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
12 14 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
12 14 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 13 (0.38%) Boomi
13 13 (0.38%) Yammer
14 12 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
16 10 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (0.21%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 214 (6.28%) HTTP
2 111 (3.26%) Internet
3 76 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 71 (2.08%) LDAP
5 53 (1.55%) HTTPS
6 48 (1.41%) SSL
7 47 (1.38%) Firewall
8 32 (0.94%) SNMP
9 31 (0.91%) Intranet
10 29 (0.85%) Extranet
11 27 (0.79%) FTP
12 26 (0.76%) SAN
12 26 (0.76%) SMTP
13 23 (0.67%) DNS
14 19 (0.56%) VoIP
15 15 (0.44%) LAN
16 14 (0.41%) Skype
17 13 (0.38%) AMQP
18 11 (0.32%) Broadband
18 11 (0.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 663 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 305 (8.95%) Relational Database
3 232 (6.81%) Oracle Database
4 216 (6.34%) MySQL
5 184 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 161 (4.72%) NoSQL
7 130 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 126 (3.70%) DB2
9 118 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 117 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
11 103 (3.02%) Big Data
12 89 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
12 89 (2.61%) Hadoop
13 76 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 74 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 74 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 73 (2.14%) RDBMS
16 71 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
17 50 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
18 49 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 491 (14.40%) Git (software)
2 408 (11.97%) JIRA
3 356 (10.44%) Jenkins
4 303 (8.89%) Maven
5 293 (8.59%) Selenium
6 248 (7.27%) Subversion
7 239 (7.01%) JUnit
8 206 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 181 (5.31%) Eclipse
10 177 (5.19%) Cucumber
11 166 (4.87%) Ant
12 155 (4.55%) Gradle
13 143 (4.19%) Visual Studio
14 112 (3.29%) WebDriver
15 86 (2.52%) Mockito
16 85 (2.49%) TeamCity
17 83 (2.43%) SoapUI
18 82 (2.41%) IntelliJ
19 76 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 67 (1.97%) Hudson
General
1 565 (16.57%) Finance
2 259 (7.60%) Banking
3 143 (4.19%) Marketing
4 131 (3.84%) Retail
5 101 (2.96%) Publishing
6 89 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 71 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 65 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 45 (1.32%) Advertising
9 45 (1.32%) Back Office
9 45 (1.32%) Electronics
10 39 (1.14%) Legal
11 35 (1.03%) Front Office
12 28 (0.82%) Law
13 27 (0.79%) Games
14 18 (0.53%) Automotive
14 18 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.26%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2018 (59.20%) Developer
2 642 (18.83%) Java Developer
3 365 (10.71%) Analyst
4 311 (9.12%) .NET Developer
5 300 (8.80%) Architect
6 221 (6.48%) C# Developer
7 204 (5.98%) Senior Developer
8 158 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 147 (4.31%) Consultant
10 109 (3.20%) XML Developer
11 105 (3.08%) ServiceNow Developer
12 98 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
13 97 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 95 (2.79%) Software Developer
15 94 (2.76%) Test Analyst
16 90 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
17 89 (2.61%) SQL Developer
18 82 (2.41%) Tester
19 80 (2.35%) HTML Developer
20 79 (2.32%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1289 (37.81%) HTML
2 1123 (32.94%) Web Services
3 1022 (29.98%) JSON
4 962 (28.22%) CSS
5 752 (22.06%) SOAP
6 712 (20.89%) .NET
7 654 (19.18%) REST
8 560 (16.43%) XSLT
9 531 (15.58%) Spring
10 468 (13.73%) jQuery
11 363 (10.65%) RESTful
12 351 (10.30%) AngularJS
13 345 (10.12%) J2EE
14 327 (9.59%) HTML5
15 304 (8.92%) ASP.NET
16 301 (8.83%) Ajax
17 287 (8.42%) XSD
18 286 (8.39%) Hibernate
19 229 (6.72%) .NET Framework
19 229 (6.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 289 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (4.61%) User Experience
3 136 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 102 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 80 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 68 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 64 (1.88%) Data Structures
8 60 (1.76%) Fixed Income
9 55 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 49 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 47 (1.38%) CMDB
11 47 (1.38%) Derivative
12 42 (1.23%) N-Tier
13 36 (1.06%) Client/Server
14 31 (0.91%) SWIFT
14 31 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 28 (0.82%) Reference Data
16 25 (0.73%) Equities
17 24 (0.70%) iPad
18 22 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 568 (16.66%) Linux
2 448 (13.14%) Unix
3 365 (10.71%) Windows
4 100 (2.93%) Android
5 85 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 85 (2.49%) Windows Server
6 58 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 43 (1.26%) AIX
9 39 (1.14%) Solaris
10 33 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 23 (0.67%) CentOS
13 20 (0.59%) HPUX
14 19 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.18%) VME
18 4 (0.12%) VMS
19 3 (0.088%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1418 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (17.48%) TDD
3 589 (17.28%) Scrum
4 474 (13.90%) OO
5 453 (13.29%) MVC
6 362 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
7 344 (10.09%) SOA
8 306 (8.98%) SDLC
9 302 (8.86%) BDD
10 232 (6.81%) Unit Testing
11 230 (6.75%) Software Engineering
12 211 (6.19%) Web Development
13 207 (6.07%) Open Source
14 201 (5.90%) Microservices
15 199 (5.84%) E-Commerce
16 194 (5.69%) DevOps
17 189 (5.54%) UML
18 175 (5.13%) ETL
19 171 (5.02%) Data Modelling
20 169 (4.96%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1507 (44.21%) Java
2 1470 (43.12%) SQL
3 1334 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 738 (21.65%) C#
5 320 (9.39%) Python
6 228 (6.69%) PL/SQL
7 215 (6.31%) PHP
8 160 (4.69%) C++
9 159 (4.66%) T-SQL
10 158 (4.63%) Shell Script
11 127 (3.73%) PowerShell
12 122 (3.58%) XPath
13 109 (3.20%) Scala
14 105 (3.08%) Groovy
14 105 (3.08%) Ruby
15 104 (3.05%) Perl
15 104 (3.05%) VB.NET
16 103 (3.02%) C
17 69 (2.02%) VB
18 53 (1.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 280 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 234 (6.86%) Degree
3 172 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 62 (1.82%) ISEB
5 60 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 58 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 37 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 28 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 28 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (0.70%) Sun Certification
10 20 (0.59%) MCITP
11 19 (0.56%) MCSA
12 7 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.21%) PMP
13 6 (0.18%) HND
14 5 (0.15%) HNC
15 3 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.059%) CCNP
16 2 (0.059%) Cisco Certification
16 2 (0.059%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (6.34%) QA
2 40 (1.17%) MiFID
3 31 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 28 (0.82%) EMIR
5 27 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
7 21 (0.62%) FATCA
7 21 (0.62%) SLA
8 19 (0.56%) SDET
9 13 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.32%) ISO20022
11 8 (0.23%) HL7
11 8 (0.23%) PA-DSS
12 6 (0.18%) Dublin Core
13 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.12%) Basel III
14 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.12%) SEPA
15 3 (0.088%) CDISC
16 2 (0.059%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
System Software
1 147 (4.31%) Docker
2 59 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 35 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 10 (0.29%) NFS
8 9 (0.26%) SRDF
9 8 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.23%) KVM
9 8 (0.23%) Xen
10 6 (0.18%) HDFS
11 5 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.12%) NDS
13 3 (0.088%) LXC
13 3 (0.088%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 3 (0.088%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.088%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.088%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (2.35%) Puppet
2 34 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.67%) Ansible
5 13 (0.38%) MOM
5 13 (0.38%) SCOM
6 12 (0.35%) Control-M
7 11 (0.32%) SCCM
8 8 (0.23%) TeamSite
9 6 (0.18%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.15%) Kibana
10 5 (0.15%) Marathon
10 5 (0.15%) Mesos
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.12%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.12%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
11 4 (0.12%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 867 (25.43%) Oracle
2 416 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 192 (5.63%) IBM
4 167 (4.90%) Adobe
5 134 (3.93%) SAP
6 132 (3.87%) ServiceNow
7 64 (1.88%) Sybase
8 60 (1.76%) Red Hat
9 59 (1.73%) Sitecore
10 58 (1.70%) HP
10 58 (1.70%) MuleSoft
10 58 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
11 49 (1.44%) Atlassian
12 48 (1.41%) Google
13 46 (1.35%) Splunk
14 45 (1.32%) ATG
14 45 (1.32%) Talend
15 43 (1.26%) Informatica
16 41 (1.20%) VMware
17 40 (1.17%) Perforce
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 350
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 8 to 12 month day rate contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 Per Day - £550 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £230 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £200 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago