The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 39 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 2248 2209 2552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.55% 4.74% 4.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.33% 16.65% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 1321 1501
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 85
Average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13268 14024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.48% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8997 8612 8708
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 271 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
XML
UK

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 1149 £425 - 321
South East -1 387 £340 -2.85% 139
East of England -1 195 £390 +20.93% 52
Yorkshire +20 124 £338 +7.14% 81
West Midlands -6 94 £325 +1.56% 33
South West -31 89 £313 -10.71% 81
North West -17 85 £338 +12.50% 88
East Midlands +21 83 £325 +10.16% 42
North East +2 30 £338 -3.57% 33
Midlands +5 8 - - 2
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1811 (41.08%) HTML
2 1745 (39.59%) SQL
3 1632 (37.02%) JavaScript
4 1551 (35.19%) Java
5 1364 (30.94%) Web Services
6 1347 (30.56%) CSS
7 1308 (29.67%) .NET
8 1168 (26.50%) C#
9 1008 (22.87%) SQL Server
10 956 (21.69%) Oracle
11 911 (20.67%) JSON
12 775 (17.58%) jQuery
13 768 (17.42%) XSLT
14 745 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
15 728 (16.52%) ASP.NET
16 694 (15.74%) Finance
17 666 (15.11%) TDD
18 629 (14.27%) MVC
19 628 (14.25%) SOAP
20 623 (14.13%) Linux
21 612 (13.88%) Scrum
22 589 (13.36%) Microsoft
23 560 (12.70%) Ajax
24 558 (12.66%) Windows
25 553 (12.55%) OO
26 546 (12.39%) UNIX
27 533 (12.09%) Spring
28 529 (12.00%) Subversion
29 514 (11.66%) REST
30 460 (10.44%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 277 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 239 (5.42%) Apache
3 225 (5.10%) CMS
4 210 (4.76%) IIS
5 207 (4.70%) WebLogic
6 195 (4.42%) WebSphere
7 190 (4.31%) Tomcat
8 150 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
9 98 (2.22%) Node.js
10 96 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 75 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
12 73 (1.66%) Confluence
13 61 (1.38%) MQSeries
14 58 (1.32%) Umbraco
15 48 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
16 47 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
17 44 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 39 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
19 38 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
20 36 (0.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 280 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 154 (3.49%) MS Office
3 68 (1.54%) Photoshop
4 66 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 45 (1.02%) InfoPath
7 27 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.29%) MS Project
8 13 (0.29%) Fireworks
9 12 (0.27%) Acrobat
10 9 (0.20%) FrameMaker
11 7 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.14%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.091%) PowerPivot
13 4 (0.091%) PaintShop Pro
13 4 (0.091%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.068%) CATIA
14 3 (0.068%) Windchill
14 3 (0.068%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 99 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 54 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 54 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
4 34 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
5 33 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 33 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
6 25 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 25 (0.57%) Magento
7 24 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 23 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
9 18 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
10 17 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
11 16 (0.36%) Markit EDM
12 15 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
12 15 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 14 (0.32%) Tridion
13 14 (0.32%) Workday HCM
14 13 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
14 13 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (1.54%) SaaS
3 45 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.57%) Force.com
5 15 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.34%) GitHub
6 13 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
6 13 (0.29%) PaaS
7 12 (0.27%) Office 365
8 8 (0.18%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.16%) IaaS
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.091%) Joyent
10 4 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.068%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.045%) Heroku
12 2 (0.045%) Route 53
12 2 (0.045%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.023%) Trello
13 1 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 303 (6.87%) HTTP
2 217 (4.92%) Internet
3 92 (2.09%) LDAP
4 91 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 80 (1.81%) Firewall
6 71 (1.61%) FTP
7 70 (1.59%) SSL
8 61 (1.38%) HTTPS
9 58 (1.32%) DNS
10 51 (1.16%) Intranet
11 43 (0.98%) VPN
12 31 (0.70%) SAN
13 27 (0.61%) SSH
14 18 (0.41%) SNMP
15 17 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
16 15 (0.34%) Network Security
16 15 (0.34%) Kerberos
17 13 (0.29%) Extranet
18 12 (0.27%) NAS
18 12 (0.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1008 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 396 (8.98%) MySQL
3 327 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 309 (7.01%) Relational Database
5 279 (6.33%) Oracle Database
6 209 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 209 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 180 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 152 (3.45%) NoSQL
9 139 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
10 134 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
11 121 (2.75%) RDBMS
12 119 (2.70%) MongoDB
12 119 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 81 (1.84%) DB2
14 70 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 66 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 65 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
17 60 (1.36%) Big Data
18 54 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 529 (12.00%) Subversion
2 401 (9.10%) Visual Studio
3 354 (8.03%) Git (software)
4 278 (6.31%) Maven
5 263 (5.97%) JUnit
6 219 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 208 (4.72%) Eclipse
8 199 (4.51%) Cucumber
9 197 (4.47%) Ant
10 190 (4.31%) Selenium
11 184 (4.17%) JIRA
12 174 (3.95%) Jenkins
13 103 (2.34%) Mockito
14 99 (2.25%) Hudson
14 99 (2.25%) WebDriver
15 97 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
16 83 (1.88%) NUnit
17 76 (1.72%) TeamCity
18 58 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
19 57 (1.29%) Xcode
General
1 694 (15.74%) Finance
2 281 (6.37%) Banking
3 166 (3.77%) Retail
4 148 (3.36%) Publishing
5 142 (3.22%) Investment Banking
6 93 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 87 (1.97%) Marketing
8 83 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 80 (1.81%) Front Office
10 70 (1.59%) Games
11 62 (1.41%) Back Office
12 54 (1.23%) Legal
13 49 (1.11%) Advertising
14 36 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.54%) Electronics
16 23 (0.52%) Automotive
17 19 (0.43%) Law
18 16 (0.36%) Billing
19 14 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 12 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2836 (64.34%) Developer
2 528 (11.98%) Java Developer
3 445 (10.10%) Analyst
4 420 (9.53%) .NET Developer
5 287 (6.51%) Web Developer
6 258 (5.85%) Architect
7 241 (5.47%) Senior Developer
8 217 (4.92%) Consultant
9 206 (4.67%) C# Developer
10 142 (3.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 132 (2.99%) Test Analyst
12 117 (2.65%) Tester
13 113 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
14 110 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
15 108 (2.45%) PHP Developer
16 99 (2.25%) Business Analyst
17 97 (2.20%) SharePoint Developer
18 92 (2.09%) Oracle Developer
19 87 (1.97%) Software Engineer
20 83 (1.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1811 (41.08%) HTML
2 1364 (30.94%) Web Services
3 1347 (30.56%) CSS
4 1308 (29.67%) .NET
5 911 (20.67%) JSON
6 775 (17.58%) jQuery
7 768 (17.42%) XSLT
8 728 (16.52%) ASP.NET
9 628 (14.25%) SOAP
10 560 (12.70%) Ajax
11 533 (12.09%) Spring
12 514 (11.66%) REST
13 438 (9.94%) HTML5
14 421 (9.55%) J2EE
15 411 (9.32%) WCF
16 326 (7.40%) XSD
17 299 (6.78%) .NET Framework
18 280 (6.35%) RESTful
19 256 (5.81%) CSS3
20 250 (5.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 154 (3.49%) Open Source
2 144 (3.27%) Mobile App
3 123 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 108 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 106 (2.40%) Derivative
6 90 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 74 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 70 (1.59%) iPad
9 67 (1.52%) Data Integration
10 64 (1.45%) N-Tier
11 60 (1.36%) Social Media
12 56 (1.27%) Fixed Income
13 47 (1.07%) Client/Server
13 47 (1.07%) W3C
14 41 (0.93%) Data Conversion
15 40 (0.91%) iPhone
16 39 (0.88%) Web 2.0
17 38 (0.86%) Replication
18 34 (0.77%) SWIFT
19 29 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 623 (14.13%) Linux
2 558 (12.66%) Windows
3 546 (12.39%) UNIX
4 162 (3.68%) Android
5 150 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 64 (1.45%) Solaris
7 60 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (1.11%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.54%) HPUX
11 24 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 22 (0.50%) CentOS
13 20 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.36%) SUSE
15 15 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.32%) AIX
17 9 (0.20%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 666 (15.11%) TDD
3 629 (14.27%) MVC
4 612 (13.88%) Scrum
5 553 (12.55%) OO
6 460 (10.44%) SOA
7 371 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
8 344 (7.80%) E-Commerce
9 340 (7.71%) BDD
10 278 (6.31%) Unit Testing
11 276 (6.26%) Workflow
12 270 (6.13%) Web Development
13 235 (5.33%) Content Management
14 232 (5.26%) UML
15 226 (5.13%) Migration
16 218 (4.95%) OOP
17 214 (4.85%) CRM
18 209 (4.74%) Software Engineering
19 206 (4.67%) Data Modelling
20 196 (4.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1745 (39.59%) SQL
2 1632 (37.02%) JavaScript
3 1551 (35.19%) Java
4 1168 (26.50%) C#
5 345 (7.83%) PHP
6 334 (7.58%) PL/SQL
7 233 (5.29%) T-SQL
7 233 (5.29%) Python
8 203 (4.61%) C++
9 194 (4.40%) VB.NET
10 179 (4.06%) Perl
11 170 (3.86%) Ruby
12 167 (3.79%) Shell Script
13 143 (3.24%) XPath
14 119 (2.70%) VB
15 110 (2.50%) C
16 101 (2.29%) Groovy
17 99 (2.25%) Objective-C
18 85 (1.93%) VBA
19 81 (1.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 307 (6.96%) Degree
2 219 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 149 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 98 (2.22%) ISEB
5 50 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 36 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 31 (0.70%) Sun Certification
9 25 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
10 16 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 16 (0.36%) MCITP
11 15 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.23%) MCSD
13 9 (0.20%) MCTS
14 8 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (0.18%) MCSE
15 7 (0.16%) CISSP
15 7 (0.16%) CISM
16 6 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (6.72%) QA
2 35 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 29 (0.66%) SLA
4 22 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.41%) HL7
6 17 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.27%) EMIR
9 10 (0.23%) RosettaNet
10 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.14%) WCAG
11 6 (0.14%) TickIT
12 5 (0.11%) CDISC
13 4 (0.091%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.068%) WAI
14 3 (0.068%) COBIT
15 2 (0.045%) Basel III
15 2 (0.045%) AIFMD
16 1 (0.023%) Section 508
System Software
1 46 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (0.18%) Docker
5 8 (0.18%) NFS
6 7 (0.16%) NDS
6 7 (0.16%) KVM
7 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.14%) SRDF
8 4 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.068%) UAG
10 2 (0.045%) HDFS
10 2 (0.045%) vCloud
10 2 (0.045%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.045%) RACF
10 2 (0.045%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.045%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 62 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 42 (0.95%) Puppet
3 27 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (0.29%) Oracle EDQ
6 12 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.27%) Control-M
7 10 (0.23%) Data Guard
8 8 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
9 7 (0.16%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.14%) SCOM
11 4 (0.091%) CA SiteMinder
11 4 (0.091%) WMI
11 4 (0.091%) SCCM
11 4 (0.091%) Ansible
11 4 (0.091%) Opsview
12 3 (0.068%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.068%) MOM
Vendors
1 956 (21.69%) Oracle
2 589 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 174 (3.95%) IBM
4 141 (3.20%) JBoss
5 116 (2.63%) Google
6 114 (2.59%) SAP
7 107 (2.43%) Adobe
8 97 (2.20%) HP
9 84 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
10 68 (1.54%) ServiceNow
11 64 (1.45%) Sitecore
12 63 (1.43%) ATG
13 61 (1.38%) Red Hat
14 59 (1.34%) Twitter
15 52 (1.18%) Facebook
15 52 (1.18%) Endeca
16 51 (1.16%) Perforce
17 46 (1.04%) Business Objects
18 43 (0.98%) Sybase
19 40 (0.91%) TIBCO
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Rate: £30,427 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
East Anglia
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago