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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 54 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 1656 1918 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.51% 4.16% 4.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.20% 15.30% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1248 1250
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 52
Average hourly rate £31.00 £29.35 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £21.58 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 -21 684 £450 +5.88% 278
South East +1 323 £375 +2.04% 125
North West +3 226 £390 +16.41% 72
East of England -17 100 £363 -6.45% 43
Yorkshire -12 91 £370 +9.62% 54
South West -2 79 £400 +9.58% 54
West Midlands -24 62 £425 +13.33% 65
East Midlands -12 43 £300 -7.69% 38
North East +7 39 £363 -3.33% 8
Midlands -5 1 - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1455 (41.68%) SQL
2 1385 (39.67%) Java
3 1371 (39.27%) JavaScript
4 1361 (38.99%) HTML
5 1283 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
6 1117 (32.00%) Web Services
7 936 (26.81%) CSS
8 813 (23.29%) Oracle
9 804 (23.03%) SOAP
10 780 (22.34%) C#
11 777 (22.26%) .NET
12 776 (22.23%) JSON
13 702 (20.11%) SQL Server
14 616 (17.65%) Finance
15 546 (15.64%) TDD
16 530 (15.18%) jQuery
17 514 (14.72%) Linux
18 502 (14.38%) REST
19 495 (14.18%) Scrum
20 462 (13.23%) Unix
21 460 (13.18%) OO
22 450 (12.89%) Microsoft
23 439 (12.58%) XSLT
24 417 (11.95%) HTML5
25 415 (11.89%) MVC
26 396 (11.34%) Spring
27 390 (11.17%) ASP.NET
28 385 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
29 383 (10.97%) SOA
30 367 (10.51%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 183 (5.24%) WebSphere
2 178 (5.10%) Apache
3 171 (4.90%) WebLogic
4 170 (4.87%) Tomcat
5 151 (4.33%) JBoss
6 149 (4.27%) CMS
6 149 (4.27%) IIS
7 146 (4.18%) Node.js
8 104 (2.98%) SharePoint
9 102 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
10 73 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 63 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 46 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
13 45 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 44 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
15 39 (1.12%) SAS
16 35 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
17 31 (0.89%) Confluence
18 27 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
19 21 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 197 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 142 (4.07%) MS Office
3 68 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 46 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (0.69%) MS Project
8 15 (0.43%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.29%) SPSS
10 8 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 8 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (0.20%) LaTeX
12 6 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.17%) FrameMaker
12 6 (0.17%) RoboHelp
12 6 (0.17%) XMetaL
13 5 (0.14%) SketchUp
13 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.11%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 61 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
4 40 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (0.77%) Magento
6 25 (0.72%) Cordys
7 23 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
8 16 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
9 15 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
10 14 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
11 13 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
12 12 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
12 12 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
13 11 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
14 10 (0.29%) Teamcenter
15 9 (0.26%) BASE24
15 9 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 8 (0.23%) HFM
16 8 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
17 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 79 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (1.20%) GitHub
2 42 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.15%) SaaS
4 18 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.46%) Force.com
6 14 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.34%) PaaS
9 10 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.23%) Sage Pay
11 6 (0.17%) IaaS
12 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.11%) Yammer
13 3 (0.086%) Boomi
13 3 (0.086%) Office 365
13 3 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.057%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 285 (8.16%) HTTP
2 93 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 83 (2.38%) Internet
4 74 (2.12%) LDAP
5 58 (1.66%) SSL
6 46 (1.32%) FTP
7 41 (1.17%) Intranet
8 33 (0.95%) DNS
9 28 (0.80%) Firewall
10 24 (0.69%) VPN
11 22 (0.63%) SMTP
12 21 (0.60%) HTTPS
13 17 (0.49%) 3G
14 16 (0.46%) 2G
15 15 (0.43%) SNMP
16 13 (0.37%) DVB
17 11 (0.32%) DHCP
18 10 (0.29%) Network Security
18 10 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
18 10 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 290 (8.31%) Relational Database
3 274 (7.85%) Oracle Database
4 224 (6.42%) MySQL
5 153 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 128 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 116 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 113 (3.24%) NoSQL
9 108 (3.09%) DB2
10 106 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 97 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 97 (2.78%) RDBMS
12 90 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
13 85 (2.43%) MongoDB
14 71 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
15 70 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
16 65 (1.86%) Big Data
17 61 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 57 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
19 51 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 365 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 344 (9.85%) Subversion
3 251 (7.19%) Maven
4 233 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 226 (6.47%) JIRA
6 225 (6.45%) Jenkins
7 212 (6.07%) JUnit
8 190 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 188 (5.39%) Selenium
10 187 (5.36%) Eclipse
11 142 (4.07%) SoapUI
12 134 (3.84%) Ant
13 118 (3.38%) Cucumber
14 78 (2.23%) Toad
15 70 (2.01%) Mockito
16 66 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
17 57 (1.63%) WebDriver
18 54 (1.55%) Gradle
19 47 (1.35%) ClearCase
20 45 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 616 (17.65%) Finance
2 262 (7.51%) Banking
3 110 (3.15%) Marketing
4 107 (3.07%) Retail
5 87 (2.49%) Front Office
6 84 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 68 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 61 (1.75%) Games
9 46 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.09%) Back Office
11 37 (1.06%) Publishing
12 34 (0.97%) Advertising
13 30 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 25 (0.72%) Legal
15 23 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 20 (0.57%) Automotive
17 19 (0.54%) Billing
18 18 (0.52%) Electronics
19 13 (0.37%) Aerospace
19 13 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 2189 (62.70%) Developer
2 623 (17.85%) Java Developer
3 426 (12.20%) Analyst
4 312 (8.94%) .NET Developer
5 246 (7.05%) C# Developer
6 243 (6.96%) Senior Developer
7 202 (5.79%) Architect
8 182 (5.21%) SQL Developer
9 159 (4.55%) Test Analyst
10 154 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 150 (4.30%) XML Developer
12 143 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 141 (4.04%) Consultant
14 140 (4.01%) Web Developer
15 133 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 123 (3.52%) Oracle Developer
17 112 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
18 100 (2.86%) HTML Developer
19 95 (2.72%) ASP.NET Developer
20 93 (2.66%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1361 (38.99%) HTML
2 1117 (32.00%) Web Services
3 936 (26.81%) CSS
4 804 (23.03%) SOAP
5 777 (22.26%) .NET
6 776 (22.23%) JSON
7 530 (15.18%) jQuery
8 502 (14.38%) REST
9 439 (12.58%) XSLT
10 417 (11.95%) HTML5
11 396 (11.34%) Spring
12 390 (11.17%) ASP.NET
13 367 (10.51%) Ajax
14 348 (9.97%) J2EE
15 317 (9.08%) RESTful
16 266 (7.62%) .NET Framework
17 250 (7.16%) AngularJS
18 233 (6.67%) XSD
19 231 (6.62%) Hibernate
20 224 (6.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 282 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 141 (4.04%) User Experience
4 90 (2.58%) Derivative
5 80 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 74 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 68 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 56 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 55 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 53 (1.52%) Client/Server
11 52 (1.49%) Data Integration
12 49 (1.40%) Equities
13 43 (1.23%) Fixed Income
14 40 (1.15%) N-Tier
15 34 (0.97%) Statistics
16 32 (0.92%) Algorithms
16 32 (0.92%) CMDB
17 31 (0.89%) Clustering
17 31 (0.89%) Social Media
18 30 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 514 (14.72%) Linux
2 462 (13.23%) Unix
3 360 (10.31%) Windows
4 86 (2.46%) Android
5 85 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 61 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 59 (1.69%) AIX
8 56 (1.60%) Solaris
9 49 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.60%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.57%) Mac OS
13 18 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (0.52%) Windows Vista
14 15 (0.43%) HPUX
15 14 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.37%) CentOS
17 12 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.23%) SUSE
19 6 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1283 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (15.64%) TDD
3 495 (14.18%) Scrum
4 460 (13.18%) OO
5 415 (11.89%) MVC
6 385 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
7 383 (10.97%) SOA
8 268 (7.68%) SDLC
9 256 (7.33%) UML
9 256 (7.33%) Unit Testing
10 223 (6.39%) Web Development
11 215 (6.16%) Software Engineering
12 198 (5.67%) BDD
13 189 (5.41%) Data Modelling
13 189 (5.41%) E-Commerce
14 184 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
15 165 (4.73%) ETL
16 163 (4.67%) Front End Development
17 162 (4.64%) Workflow
18 153 (4.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1455 (41.68%) SQL
2 1385 (39.67%) Java
3 1371 (39.27%) JavaScript
4 780 (22.34%) C#
5 355 (10.17%) PL/SQL
6 216 (6.19%) PHP
7 204 (5.84%) T-SQL
8 200 (5.73%) C++
9 190 (5.44%) Shell Script
10 178 (5.10%) Python
11 126 (3.61%) PowerShell
12 113 (3.24%) XPath
13 99 (2.84%) VB
14 95 (2.72%) VB.NET
15 93 (2.66%) Perl
16 88 (2.52%) C
17 83 (2.38%) Scala
18 66 (1.89%) VBScript
19 63 (1.80%) Groovy
19 63 (1.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 340 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 292 (8.36%) Degree
3 247 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 110 (3.15%) ISEB
5 81 (2.32%) ISTQB
6 55 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 37 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 36 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
10 16 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (0.34%) BC Cleared
12 10 (0.29%) MCSD
13 9 (0.26%) CCNP
13 9 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 9 (0.26%) MCAD
13 9 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
13 9 (0.26%) Sun Certification
14 8 (0.23%) MCITP
14 8 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (5.99%) QA
2 47 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 39 (1.12%) SLA
4 25 (0.72%) ISO20022
5 22 (0.63%) HL7
6 17 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
7 12 (0.34%) ISO 8583
8 10 (0.29%) Dublin Core
8 10 (0.29%) EMIR
9 9 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.23%) MiFID
11 7 (0.20%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.11%) WCAG
13 3 (0.086%) DICOM
13 3 (0.086%) FATCA
13 3 (0.086%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.086%) ISO15022
13 3 (0.086%) SEPA
System Software
1 42 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 32 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.43%) Docker
4 9 (0.26%) vSphere
5 7 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.086%) Firmware
6 3 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.086%) NFS
6 3 (0.086%) Varnish
6 3 (0.086%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.057%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.057%) HDFS
7 2 (0.057%) IAG
7 2 (0.057%) KVM
7 2 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.057%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.057%) Xen
8 1 (0.029%) iptables
8 1 (0.029%) SRDF
8 1 (0.029%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 114 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.74%) Control-M
3 21 (0.60%) Puppet
4 13 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 12 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.29%) yum
7 9 (0.26%) Ansible
7 9 (0.26%) HP UCMDB
8 5 (0.14%) SCCM
8 5 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 4 (0.11%) NSN NetAct
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
9 4 (0.11%) SCOM
9 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.086%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.086%) vMotion
11 2 (0.057%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.057%) Dollar Universe
11 2 (0.057%) Opsview
Vendors
1 813 (23.29%) Oracle
2 450 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 196 (5.61%) IBM
4 118 (3.38%) HP
5 100 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 72 (2.06%) Adobe
7 68 (1.95%) SAP
8 59 (1.69%) Google
9 58 (1.66%) Sybase
10 53 (1.52%) Informatica
11 43 (1.23%) VMware
12 42 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 40 (1.15%) Red Hat
14 39 (1.12%) webMethods
15 38 (1.09%) TIBCO
16 33 (0.95%) hybris
17 27 (0.77%) ATG
18 24 (0.69%) Splunk
19 22 (0.63%) Perforce
19 22 (0.63%) Zend
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day (DOE)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £435 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £575 per day+expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £40 to £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable - Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago