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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 45 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 2046 2367 2394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.79% 4.70% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.31% 16.59% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1464 1478
Average daily rate
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£403 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 28
Average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £28.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +22.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-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
15367 14266 14343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.50% 28.33% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 9191 9385
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 195 250
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -16 890 £450 +5.88% 193
South East -8 410 £400 +14.28% 117
East of England -4 175 £375 -6.25% 42
North West -3 131 £425 +30.76% 68
Yorkshire -8 125 £378 +16.15% 54
West Midlands +12 123 £300 -14.28% 42
South West -10 79 £390 +20.00% 59
East Midlands -24 45 £375 +15.38% 31
North East -22 39 £510 +56.92% 18
Midlands -1 8 £600 -
South Coast +3 4 - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1763 (44.66%) SQL
2 1446 (36.63%) Java
3 1402 (35.51%) HTML
4 1332 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
5 1277 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 1226 (31.05%) Web Services
7 928 (23.51%) .NET
8 921 (23.33%) Oracle
9 901 (22.82%) SOAP
10 899 (22.77%) CSS
11 872 (22.09%) C#
12 839 (21.25%) SQL Server
13 723 (18.31%) JSON
14 721 (18.26%) Finance
15 623 (15.78%) TDD
16 547 (13.86%) UNIX
17 522 (13.22%) Linux
17 522 (13.22%) Microsoft
18 506 (12.82%) jQuery
19 471 (11.93%) ASP.NET
19 471 (11.93%) XSLT
20 468 (11.85%) REST
21 450 (11.40%) Scrum
22 447 (11.32%) Windows
23 443 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
24 434 (10.99%) OO
25 394 (9.98%) Ajax
26 391 (9.90%) SOA
27 387 (9.80%) MVC
28 384 (9.73%) J2EE

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 282 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 224 (5.67%) JBoss
3 180 (4.56%) IIS
4 178 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
5 177 (4.48%) CMS
6 159 (4.03%) WebLogic
7 152 (3.85%) Apache
8 139 (3.52%) Tomcat
9 119 (3.01%) SharePoint
10 99 (2.51%) Node.js
11 70 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
12 62 (1.57%) Confluence
13 61 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 48 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 46 (1.17%) MQSeries
16 43 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
17 42 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
18 36 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
18 36 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
19 32 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 234 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 120 (3.04%) MS Office
3 68 (1.72%) Photoshop
4 46 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.38%) FrameMaker
7 15 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (0.33%) RoboHelp
9 12 (0.30%) MS Project
10 9 (0.23%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.18%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.18%) PowerPivot
12 6 (0.15%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.13%) Doxygen
13 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.076%) FastStats
15 2 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.051%) XMetaL
15 2 (0.051%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 68 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 39 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
5 34 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
6 31 (0.79%) Magento
7 30 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
8 25 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
9 19 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
10 17 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 16 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
12 15 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
12 15 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
13 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
14 11 (0.28%) WebTrends
14 11 (0.28%) Summit
14 11 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 10 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
15 10 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
16 8 (0.20%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 89 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 29 (0.73%) SaaS
4 28 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
6 18 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
7 17 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.38%) Office 365
8 15 (0.38%) GitHub
9 14 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 10 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.15%) Boomi
11 6 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.13%) Force.com
13 4 (0.10%) PaaS
13 4 (0.10%) IaaS
13 4 (0.10%) SmartFocus
13 4 (0.10%) Yammer
13 4 (0.10%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 3 (0.076%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 236 (5.98%) HTTP
2 136 (3.44%) Internet
3 101 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 82 (2.08%) LDAP
5 71 (1.80%) SSL
6 50 (1.27%) Firewall
7 45 (1.14%) FTP
8 34 (0.86%) Intranet
9 32 (0.81%) SNMP
10 27 (0.68%) DNS
11 24 (0.61%) HTTPS
12 18 (0.46%) 3G
13 17 (0.43%) 2G
14 16 (0.41%) 4G
14 16 (0.41%) Extranet
14 16 (0.41%) SAN
15 15 (0.38%) VPN
16 14 (0.35%) LAN
16 14 (0.35%) LTE
17 13 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 839 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 293 (7.42%) Oracle Database
3 273 (6.91%) Relational Database
4 238 (6.03%) MySQL
5 152 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 149 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 145 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 133 (3.37%) DB2
9 132 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 117 (2.96%) MongoDB
11 115 (2.91%) RDBMS
12 95 (2.41%) NoSQL
13 90 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 87 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
15 75 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
16 74 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 71 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
18 67 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
19 54 (1.37%) Big Data
20 50 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 313 (7.93%) Git (software)
2 286 (7.24%) Subversion
3 264 (6.69%) Visual Studio
4 233 (5.90%) Maven
5 222 (5.62%) Selenium
6 219 (5.55%) Jenkins
7 213 (5.40%) JIRA
8 208 (5.27%) JUnit
9 189 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 188 (4.76%) SoapUI
11 155 (3.93%) Eclipse
12 122 (3.09%) Ant
13 104 (2.63%) Cucumber
14 67 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
15 60 (1.52%) JMeter
16 55 (1.39%) NUnit
17 52 (1.32%) WebDriver
18 49 (1.24%) Mockito
19 45 (1.14%) HP UFT
20 40 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 721 (18.26%) Finance
2 340 (8.61%) Banking
3 157 (3.98%) Investment Banking
4 146 (3.70%) Retail
5 140 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 123 (3.12%) Marketing
7 101 (2.56%) Front Office
8 65 (1.65%) Publishing
9 49 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 46 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 42 (1.06%) Games
12 36 (0.91%) Back Office
13 32 (0.81%) Legal
14 31 (0.79%) Advertising
15 28 (0.71%) Automotive
16 27 (0.68%) Electronics
17 15 (0.38%) Multimedia
17 15 (0.38%) Local Government
17 15 (0.38%) German Language
18 13 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2319 (58.74%) Developer
2 521 (13.20%) Analyst
3 496 (12.56%) Java Developer
4 254 (6.43%) Architect
5 250 (6.33%) Test Analyst
6 245 (6.21%) .NET Developer
7 233 (5.90%) Senior Developer
8 197 (4.99%) Consultant
9 191 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 191 (4.84%) C# Developer
10 131 (3.32%) Front-End Developer
11 120 (3.04%) Oracle Developer
12 102 (2.58%) Senior Java Developer
12 102 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
13 100 (2.53%) Tester
14 92 (2.33%) Business Analyst
15 74 (1.87%) Solutions Architect
16 73 (1.85%) Software Engineer
16 73 (1.85%) AWS Developer
17 70 (1.77%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1402 (35.51%) HTML
2 1226 (31.05%) Web Services
3 928 (23.51%) .NET
4 901 (22.82%) SOAP
5 899 (22.77%) CSS
6 723 (18.31%) JSON
7 506 (12.82%) jQuery
8 471 (11.93%) ASP.NET
8 471 (11.93%) XSLT
9 468 (11.85%) REST
10 394 (9.98%) Ajax
11 384 (9.73%) J2EE
12 383 (9.70%) HTML5
13 361 (9.14%) Spring
14 286 (7.24%) .NET Framework
15 282 (7.14%) WCF
16 267 (6.76%) XSD
17 242 (6.13%) RESTful
18 219 (5.55%) Hibernate
19 216 (5.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 260 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (3.67%) Mobile App
3 131 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 116 (2.94%) User Experience
5 91 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 86 (2.18%) Derivative
7 80 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 80 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 57 (1.44%) N-Tier
9 55 (1.39%) CMDB
10 53 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 48 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 47 (1.19%) Fixed Income
13 42 (1.06%) NHS
14 40 (1.01%) DataPower
15 37 (0.94%) Social Media
15 37 (0.94%) W3C
16 36 (0.91%) Equities
17 35 (0.89%) Data Integration
18 33 (0.84%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 547 (13.86%) UNIX
2 522 (13.22%) Linux
3 447 (11.32%) Windows
4 136 (3.44%) Android
5 124 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 84 (2.13%) Solaris
7 47 (1.19%) AIX
8 42 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.56%) SUSE
13 21 (0.53%) CentOS
14 16 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 15 (0.38%) HPUX
16 12 (0.30%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.18%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1332 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (15.78%) TDD
3 450 (11.40%) Scrum
4 443 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
5 434 (10.99%) OO
6 391 (9.90%) SOA
7 387 (9.80%) MVC
8 311 (7.88%) Unit Testing
9 300 (7.60%) SDLC
10 278 (7.04%) E-Commerce
11 269 (6.81%) Web Development
12 238 (6.03%) BDD
13 231 (5.85%) Software Engineering
14 212 (5.37%) ITIL
15 207 (5.24%) UML
16 185 (4.69%) Test Scripting
17 171 (4.33%) Content Management
18 164 (4.15%) ETL
19 159 (4.03%) Workflow
20 156 (3.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1763 (44.66%) SQL
2 1446 (36.63%) Java
3 1277 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 872 (22.09%) C#
5 326 (8.26%) PL/SQL
6 258 (6.53%) T-SQL
7 192 (4.86%) Perl
7 192 (4.86%) Python
8 186 (4.71%) C++
9 182 (4.61%) Shell Script
10 179 (4.53%) PHP
11 142 (3.60%) VB
12 131 (3.32%) VB.NET
13 124 (3.14%) XPath
14 123 (3.12%) PowerShell
14 123 (3.12%) VBScript
15 80 (2.03%) Ruby
16 78 (1.98%) C
17 73 (1.85%) Objective-C
17 73 (1.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 329 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 296 (7.50%) Degree
3 240 (6.08%) SC Cleared
4 105 (2.66%) ISEB
5 99 (2.51%) ISTQB
6 64 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 58 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 30 (0.76%) MCITP
10 25 (0.63%) MCSA
11 18 (0.46%) CISSP
12 13 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
13 11 (0.28%) HND
14 9 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
15 8 (0.20%) MCP
15 8 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.20%) CCNP
15 8 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (6.99%) QA
2 36 (0.91%) SLA
3 11 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.25%) EMIR
4 10 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.13%) HL7
8 3 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.051%) TickIT
9 2 (0.051%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.051%) BS7799
9 2 (0.051%) MiFID
9 2 (0.051%) COREP
9 2 (0.051%) FINREP
10 1 (0.025%) FATCA
10 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
System Software
1 68 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.51%) Docker
5 11 (0.28%) NFS
5 11 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.23%) vSphere
7 8 (0.20%) Xen
8 6 (0.15%) SRDF
8 6 (0.15%) KVM
9 5 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.076%) Firmware
11 3 (0.076%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.076%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.051%) vCloud
12 2 (0.051%) LXC
12 2 (0.051%) Oracle Clusterware
13 1 (0.025%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 150 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
2 53 (1.34%) Puppet
3 28 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 18 (0.46%) Ansible
6 15 (0.38%) Control-M
7 13 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 10 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
9 9 (0.23%) SCOM
9 9 (0.23%) Nagios
10 8 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
10 8 (0.20%) Vagrant
10 8 (0.20%) SCCM
11 7 (0.18%) CA LISA
12 5 (0.13%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.13%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.10%) Zenoss
13 4 (0.10%) yum
13 4 (0.10%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 921 (23.33%) Oracle
2 522 (13.22%) Microsoft
3 232 (5.88%) IBM
4 192 (4.86%) HP
5 116 (2.94%) Adobe
6 100 (2.53%) Sybase
7 92 (2.33%) SAP
8 88 (2.23%) ServiceNow
9 84 (2.13%) VMware
10 80 (2.03%) TIBCO
11 79 (2.00%) Google
12 67 (1.70%) Informatica
13 58 (1.47%) Red Hat
14 45 (1.14%) BMC
15 43 (1.09%) CA
15 43 (1.09%) webMethods
16 37 (0.94%) ATG
17 34 (0.86%) hybris
18 33 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
19 30 (0.76%) Tableau
West London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Month contract initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £455 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago