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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 42 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 2255 2178 2765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.39% 5.05% 4.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.36% 18.83% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1324 1574
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 78 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.32 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -3 1094 £415 - 312
South East -8 443 £350 -0.70% 172
East of England +7 169 £368 -2.00% 50
South West -12 121 £350 +7.69% 75
Yorkshire -6 107 £323 +3.20% 90
North West -17 105 £325 +3.17% 91
West Midlands +6 101 £325 -1.51% 36
East Midlands 0 87 £325 +4.83% 42
North East -8 23 £243 -28.67% 14
Midlands -8 2 - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1858 (42.63%) HTML
2 1719 (39.44%) JavaScript
3 1705 (39.12%) SQL
4 1567 (35.96%) Java
5 1397 (32.06%) .NET
6 1377 (31.60%) CSS
7 1288 (29.55%) Web Services
8 1173 (26.92%) C#
9 1090 (25.01%) SQL Server
10 992 (22.76%) Oracle
11 858 (19.69%) jQuery
12 792 (18.17%) XSLT
13 758 (17.39%) JSON
14 726 (16.66%) SOAP
15 705 (16.18%) ASP.NET
16 699 (16.04%) Finance
17 695 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
18 685 (15.72%) Ajax
19 629 (14.43%) MVC
20 608 (13.95%) Microsoft
21 593 (13.61%) Windows
22 585 (13.42%) Linux
23 567 (13.01%) TDD
24 565 (12.96%) Scrum
25 541 (12.41%) Subversion
26 528 (12.12%) UNIX
27 518 (11.89%) OO
28 515 (11.82%) Spring
29 462 (10.60%) SOA
30 461 (10.58%) HTML5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 310 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 246 (5.64%) CMS
3 224 (5.14%) Apache
4 222 (5.09%) Tomcat
5 202 (4.64%) IIS
6 200 (4.59%) WebSphere
7 191 (4.38%) WebLogic
8 122 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
9 90 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 88 (2.02%) Node.js
11 79 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
12 67 (1.54%) MQSeries
13 58 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
14 48 (1.10%) Confluence
15 47 (1.08%) Drupal
16 44 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
16 44 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
17 43 (0.99%) Umbraco
18 42 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
18 42 (0.96%) Mule
Applications
1 306 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 174 (3.99%) MS Office
3 80 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 76 (1.74%) Photoshop
5 68 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.96%) InfoPath
7 28 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (0.48%) MS Project
8 21 (0.48%) Fireworks
9 14 (0.32%) Acrobat
10 12 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
11 11 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
12 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.092%) DOC1
13 4 (0.092%) Mingle
14 3 (0.069%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.069%) CATIA
14 3 (0.069%) Windchill
14 3 (0.069%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.069%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 91 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 28 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
6 27 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
7 22 (0.50%) Google Analytics
8 21 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
9 20 (0.46%) Tridion
10 19 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
11 17 (0.39%) SAP HR
12 15 (0.34%) Magento
13 13 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
13 13 (0.30%) Markit EDM
14 11 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
15 10 (0.23%) Endur
15 10 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
16 9 (0.21%) Aligne
16 9 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
16 9 (0.21%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 75 (1.72%) SaaS
2 68 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.39%) PaaS
5 15 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.30%) Force.com
7 10 (0.23%) Office 365
7 10 (0.23%) GitHub
8 9 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
9 8 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.14%) IaaS
12 4 (0.092%) Joyent
13 2 (0.046%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.046%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.023%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.023%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 243 (5.58%) HTTP
2 204 (4.68%) Internet
3 89 (2.04%) LDAP
4 68 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 66 (1.51%) SSL
6 63 (1.45%) Intranet
7 54 (1.24%) FTP
8 52 (1.19%) Firewall
9 42 (0.96%) DNS
10 35 (0.80%) HTTPS
11 30 (0.69%) VPN
12 27 (0.62%) Network Security
13 26 (0.60%) SAN
14 22 (0.50%) SMTP
15 19 (0.44%) NAS
15 19 (0.44%) SSH
16 18 (0.41%) Kerberos
17 14 (0.32%) WAN
17 14 (0.32%) LAN
18 13 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1090 (25.01%) SQL Server
2 362 (8.31%) MySQL
3 348 (7.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 297 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 292 (6.70%) Oracle Database
6 216 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 196 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 171 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 159 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
10 142 (3.26%) RDBMS
11 122 (2.80%) MongoDB
12 101 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 95 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
14 87 (2.00%) NoSQL
15 80 (1.84%) DB2
16 78 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
17 71 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
18 59 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 42 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
20 36 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 541 (12.41%) Subversion
2 402 (9.22%) Visual Studio
3 349 (8.01%) Git (software)
4 281 (6.45%) Maven
5 273 (6.26%) JUnit
6 218 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 208 (4.77%) Ant
8 188 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 185 (4.25%) Jenkins
10 176 (4.04%) Selenium
11 149 (3.42%) JIRA
12 144 (3.30%) Cucumber
13 94 (2.16%) WebDriver
13 94 (2.16%) Hudson
14 84 (1.93%) NUnit
15 77 (1.77%) SoapUI
16 76 (1.74%) Mockito
17 69 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
18 66 (1.51%) Toad
19 49 (1.12%) JBehave
General
1 699 (16.04%) Finance
2 339 (7.78%) Banking
3 183 (4.20%) Retail
4 153 (3.51%) Publishing
5 139 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 92 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 75 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 74 (1.70%) Marketing
9 73 (1.68%) Front Office
10 72 (1.65%) Back Office
11 59 (1.35%) Games
12 51 (1.17%) Legal
13 49 (1.12%) Advertising
14 34 (0.78%) Billing
15 31 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.50%) Law
17 21 (0.48%) Automotive
18 15 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.30%) Electronics
20 11 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 2776 (63.70%) Developer
2 524 (12.02%) Java Developer
3 472 (10.83%) .NET Developer
4 454 (10.42%) Analyst
5 276 (6.33%) Web Developer
6 264 (6.06%) Architect
7 242 (5.55%) Consultant
8 238 (5.46%) Senior Developer
9 201 (4.61%) C# Developer
10 133 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 123 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
12 120 (2.75%) Test Analyst
13 111 (2.55%) ASP.NET Developer
14 102 (2.34%) PHP Developer
15 99 (2.27%) Tester
15 99 (2.27%) Software Developer
16 96 (2.20%) Programmer
17 81 (1.86%) SharePoint Developer
18 80 (1.84%) Applications Developer
18 80 (1.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1858 (42.63%) HTML
2 1397 (32.06%) .NET
3 1377 (31.60%) CSS
4 1288 (29.55%) Web Services
5 858 (19.69%) jQuery
6 792 (18.17%) XSLT
7 758 (17.39%) JSON
8 726 (16.66%) SOAP
9 705 (16.18%) ASP.NET
10 685 (15.72%) Ajax
11 515 (11.82%) Spring
12 461 (10.58%) HTML5
13 450 (10.33%) REST
14 441 (10.12%) J2EE
15 407 (9.34%) WCF
16 305 (7.00%) CSS3
17 294 (6.75%) XSD
18 281 (6.45%) JSP
18 281 (6.45%) XHTML
19 276 (6.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 164 (3.76%) Mobile App
2 147 (3.37%) Open Source
3 116 (2.66%) Computer Science
4 105 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 98 (2.25%) Derivative
6 74 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 67 (1.54%) N-Tier
8 66 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 62 (1.42%) Data Conversion
10 53 (1.22%) W3C
10 53 (1.22%) Web 2.0
11 51 (1.17%) NHS
12 50 (1.15%) Data Integration
13 48 (1.10%) iPad
14 45 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 43 (0.99%) Social Media
16 38 (0.87%) SWIFT
17 31 (0.71%) Equities
18 30 (0.69%) CMDB
18 30 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 593 (13.61%) Windows
2 585 (13.42%) Linux
3 528 (12.12%) UNIX
4 166 (3.81%) Android
5 117 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 92 (2.11%) Solaris
7 67 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 44 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (0.73%) HPUX
11 30 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (0.67%) CentOS
13 27 (0.62%) Windows XP
14 20 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 20 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 18 (0.41%) Windows Phone
16 13 (0.30%) AIX
16 13 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (15.95%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (14.43%) MVC
3 567 (13.01%) TDD
4 565 (12.96%) Scrum
5 518 (11.89%) OO
6 462 (10.60%) SOA
7 348 (7.99%) E-Commerce
8 329 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 309 (7.09%) Workflow
10 275 (6.31%) Web Development
11 271 (6.22%) Content Management
12 265 (6.08%) BDD
13 258 (5.92%) Unit Testing
14 252 (5.78%) UML
15 220 (5.05%) Project Management
16 217 (4.98%) OOP
17 198 (4.54%) Software Engineering
18 186 (4.27%) Data Modelling
19 184 (4.22%) Migration
20 174 (3.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1719 (39.44%) JavaScript
2 1705 (39.12%) SQL
3 1567 (35.96%) Java
4 1173 (26.92%) C#
5 349 (8.01%) PHP
6 343 (7.87%) PL/SQL
7 262 (6.01%) T-SQL
8 248 (5.69%) C++
9 222 (5.09%) VB.NET
10 200 (4.59%) Python
11 193 (4.43%) XPath
12 192 (4.41%) Perl
13 175 (4.02%) Ruby
14 159 (3.65%) Shell Script
15 150 (3.44%) VB
16 128 (2.94%) C
17 101 (2.32%) Groovy
18 87 (2.00%) VBA
19 80 (1.84%) XQuery
20 72 (1.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 281 (6.45%) Degree
2 256 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 188 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.77%) ISEB
5 39 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.55%) Sun Certification
7 24 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.25%) MCSD
10 9 (0.21%) MCSE
11 7 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.16%) CISSP
11 7 (0.16%) CISM
12 6 (0.14%) MCTS
12 6 (0.14%) MCITP
12 6 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.14%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (5.92%) QA
2 28 (0.64%) SLA
3 21 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.44%) HL7
5 14 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.23%) RosettaNet
8 8 (0.18%) EMIR
8 8 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.14%) TickIT
10 6 (0.14%) WCAG
10 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
11 5 (0.11%) Basel III
12 4 (0.092%) COBIT
13 3 (0.069%) WAI
13 3 (0.069%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.046%) ISO 9002
15 1 (0.023%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 46 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (0.30%) NFS
5 11 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (0.23%) SRDF
6 10 (0.23%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.21%) vSphere
8 8 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.092%) NDS
11 4 (0.092%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.069%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.069%) KVM
13 2 (0.046%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.046%) Squid
13 2 (0.046%) UAG
13 2 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.046%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 47 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (0.67%) Puppet
4 28 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (0.34%) SCOM
5 15 (0.34%) Control-M
6 12 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 11 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
9 9 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
10 8 (0.18%) Nagios
10 8 (0.18%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.16%) MOM
12 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.11%) SCCM
13 5 (0.11%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 4 (0.092%) BMC PATROL
14 4 (0.092%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 4 (0.092%) Ansible
Vendors
1 992 (22.76%) Oracle
2 608 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 164 (3.76%) IBM
4 130 (2.98%) Adobe
5 128 (2.94%) JBoss
6 104 (2.39%) SAP
7 92 (2.11%) HP
8 87 (2.00%) Sybase
9 81 (1.86%) Google
10 72 (1.65%) ATG
11 68 (1.56%) ServiceNow
12 60 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
13 55 (1.26%) Sun
14 51 (1.17%) Informatica
14 51 (1.17%) Endeca
15 49 (1.12%) TIBCO
16 48 (1.10%) Business Objects
17 46 (1.06%) Zend
18 45 (1.03%) Perforce
19 43 (0.99%) BMC
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day TO £525 DAY
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Rate: £420 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Rate: £335.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £130 - £170 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday