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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 52 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 1971 1918 2244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.95% 3.71% 4.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.32% 13.25% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1231 1414
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 36
Median hourly rate £43.00 £28.50 £35.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.87% -19.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £19.09 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +4.32%
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
14799 14478 13775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.65% 28.00% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10446 9927 9022
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 214 199
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 897 £450 - 209
South East 0 413 £400 +6.66% 101
West Midlands -7 133 £415 +38.33% 40
North West +12 131 £400 -5.88% 60
South West +9 103 £394 +5.00% 38
Yorkshire -3 94 £375 - 26
East of England -15 81 £438 +16.66% 38
North East -1 60 £425 +13.71% 11
East Midlands +7 50 £513 +46.42% 28
Midlands -5 3 £450 -25.00% 2
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 1736 (45.84%) Java
2 1579 (41.70%) SQL
3 1424 (37.60%) JavaScript
4 1417 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
5 1408 (37.18%) HTML
6 1308 (34.54%) Web Services
7 1091 (28.81%) Oracle
8 1071 (28.28%) CSS
9 905 (23.90%) JSON
10 892 (23.55%) SOAP
11 764 (20.17%) REST
12 742 (19.59%) .NET
13 705 (18.62%) SQL Server
14 703 (18.56%) C#
15 678 (17.90%) Finance
16 612 (16.16%) Linux
17 590 (15.58%) Spring
18 528 (13.94%) Unix
19 509 (13.44%) Scrum
20 503 (13.28%) TDD
21 494 (13.04%) jQuery
22 491 (12.97%) SOA
23 476 (12.57%) XSLT
24 461 (12.17%) Microsoft
25 457 (12.07%) J2EE
26 442 (11.67%) HTML5
27 433 (11.43%) MVC
28 421 (11.12%) Windows
29 392 (10.35%) Git (software)
30 380 (10.03%) Subversion

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
1 294 (7.76%) Tomcat
2 275 (7.26%) WebLogic
3 270 (7.13%) WebSphere
4 269 (7.10%) JBoss
5 220 (5.81%) Apache
6 186 (4.91%) CMS
7 178 (4.70%) SharePoint
8 166 (4.38%) IIS
9 110 (2.90%) Confluence
10 79 (2.09%) Oracle Service Bus
11 76 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 64 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
12 64 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 54 (1.43%) Mule
14 48 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
15 46 (1.21%) WebLogic Portal
16 37 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 35 (0.92%) Jetty
17 35 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
18 34 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 216 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 88 (2.32%) MS Office
3 59 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.58%) MS Project
6 21 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.50%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.13%) Mingle
11 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
11 4 (0.11%) SPSS
12 2 (0.053%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.053%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.053%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.053%) GIMP
12 2 (0.053%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 64 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 55 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 36 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
4 36 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
4 36 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
5 33 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 32 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
7 28 (0.74%) Magento
8 24 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
9 12 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
10 11 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
11 10 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 9 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
12 9 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
13 8 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
13 8 (0.21%) Radian6
13 8 (0.21%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 127 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (1.61%) GitHub
4 43 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (0.69%) SaaS
6 23 (0.61%) Office 365
7 20 (0.53%) PaaS
8 18 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
9 17 (0.45%) Boomi
10 15 (0.40%) Force.com
10 15 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.37%) Google App Engine
12 13 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
14 9 (0.24%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.21%) IaaS
16 7 (0.18%) Bluemix
16 7 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 310 (8.19%) HTTP
2 93 (2.46%) SSL
3 86 (2.27%) Internet
3 86 (2.27%) LDAP
4 79 (2.09%) TCP/IP
5 51 (1.35%) DNS
6 46 (1.21%) Firewall
7 37 (0.98%) SNMP
8 35 (0.92%) FTP
8 35 (0.92%) SAN
9 33 (0.87%) HTTPS
9 33 (0.87%) LAN
10 30 (0.79%) VPN
10 30 (0.79%) WAN
11 26 (0.69%) Intranet
12 21 (0.55%) Network Security
13 17 (0.45%) FCoE
13 17 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
13 17 (0.45%) iSCSI
13 17 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 705 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 331 (8.74%) Oracle Database
3 281 (7.42%) MySQL
4 237 (6.26%) Relational Database
5 178 (4.70%) MongoDB
6 137 (3.62%) NoSQL
7 119 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 115 (3.04%) RDBMS
9 113 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 108 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
11 102 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
12 100 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 93 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
14 92 (2.43%) DB2
15 89 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
16 88 (2.32%) Hadoop
17 71 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 68 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
19 57 (1.51%) Big Data
19 57 (1.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 392 (10.35%) Git (software)
2 380 (10.03%) Subversion
3 360 (9.51%) JIRA
4 308 (8.13%) JUnit
5 306 (8.08%) Maven
6 261 (6.89%) Jenkins
7 258 (6.81%) Selenium
8 217 (5.73%) Eclipse
9 216 (5.70%) Visual Studio
10 210 (5.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 190 (5.02%) Cucumber
12 161 (4.25%) SoapUI
13 115 (3.04%) Ant
14 101 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
15 93 (2.46%) IntelliJ
16 76 (2.01%) Mockito
17 75 (1.98%) TeamCity
18 65 (1.72%) Gradle
19 62 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 62 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 678 (17.90%) Finance
2 355 (9.37%) Banking
3 128 (3.38%) Retail
4 127 (3.35%) Marketing
5 117 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 88 (2.32%) Investment Banking
7 75 (1.98%) Publishing
8 65 (1.72%) Front Office
9 58 (1.53%) Back Office
10 56 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 38 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 35 (0.92%) Electronics
13 32 (0.84%) Advertising
13 32 (0.84%) Legal
14 29 (0.77%) Games
15 27 (0.71%) Law
16 23 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.55%) General Ledger
18 18 (0.48%) Retail Banking
19 13 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2160 (57.04%) Developer
2 673 (17.77%) Java Developer
3 374 (9.88%) Architect
4 360 (9.51%) Analyst
5 281 (7.42%) .NET Developer
6 246 (6.50%) Senior Developer
7 197 (5.20%) Consultant
8 186 (4.91%) C# Developer
9 156 (4.12%) SQL Developer
10 154 (4.07%) Oracle Developer
11 137 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 134 (3.54%) Test Analyst
13 121 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
14 110 (2.90%) XML Developer
15 107 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
16 106 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
17 97 (2.56%) Agile Developer
18 90 (2.38%) Web Developer
19 89 (2.35%) Lead Developer
20 83 (2.19%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1408 (37.18%) HTML
2 1308 (34.54%) Web Services
3 1071 (28.28%) CSS
4 905 (23.90%) JSON
5 892 (23.55%) SOAP
6 764 (20.17%) REST
7 742 (19.59%) .NET
8 590 (15.58%) Spring
9 494 (13.04%) jQuery
10 476 (12.57%) XSLT
11 457 (12.07%) J2EE
12 442 (11.67%) HTML5
13 360 (9.51%) ASP.NET
14 330 (8.71%) XSD
15 323 (8.53%) JSP
16 318 (8.40%) AngularJS
17 314 (8.29%) Ajax
18 294 (7.76%) RESTful
19 287 (7.58%) Hibernate
20 251 (6.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 249 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 128 (3.38%) User Experience
4 99 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 69 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 66 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 58 (1.53%) Data Integration
7 58 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 55 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 49 (1.29%) Algorithms
9 49 (1.29%) Fixed Income
10 38 (1.00%) Derivative
11 37 (0.98%) DataPower
12 36 (0.95%) iPad
13 34 (0.90%) Cryptography
14 31 (0.82%) Data Centre
15 30 (0.79%) Equities
15 30 (0.79%) Hedge funds
16 29 (0.77%) iPhone
16 29 (0.77%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 612 (16.16%) Linux
2 528 (13.94%) Unix
3 421 (11.12%) Windows
4 123 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 107 (2.83%) Android
5 107 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.06%) Solaris
8 24 (0.63%) CentOS
9 22 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 20 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.42%) AIX
11 16 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 14 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.26%) zOS
15 7 (0.18%) VxWorks
16 6 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1417 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (13.44%) Scrum
3 503 (13.28%) TDD
4 491 (12.97%) SOA
5 433 (11.43%) MVC
6 372 (9.82%) OO
7 356 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
8 324 (8.56%) SDLC
9 294 (7.76%) Web Development
10 262 (6.92%) Data Modelling
11 255 (6.73%) Software Engineering
12 234 (6.18%) Open Source
13 224 (5.91%) BDD
14 217 (5.73%) Workflow
15 214 (5.65%) UML
15 214 (5.65%) Unit Testing
16 204 (5.39%) Migration
17 202 (5.33%) E-Commerce
18 188 (4.96%) DevOps
19 183 (4.83%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1736 (45.84%) Java
2 1579 (41.70%) SQL
3 1424 (37.60%) JavaScript
4 703 (18.56%) C#
5 364 (9.61%) PL/SQL
6 307 (8.11%) PHP
7 212 (5.60%) C++
8 196 (5.18%) T-SQL
9 188 (4.96%) Python
10 141 (3.72%) C
11 140 (3.70%) VB
12 135 (3.56%) Perl
13 120 (3.17%) Shell Script
14 113 (2.98%) Scala
15 109 (2.88%) VB.NET
16 102 (2.69%) PowerShell
17 98 (2.59%) Ruby
18 72 (1.90%) XPath
19 68 (1.80%) VBScript
20 56 (1.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 330 (8.71%) Security Cleared
2 295 (7.79%) Degree
3 230 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 76 (2.01%) ISEB
5 68 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (1.51%) ISTQB
7 42 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 38 (1.00%) MCSD
9 37 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
10 36 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 29 (0.77%) MCSE
12 20 (0.53%) MCITP
13 19 (0.50%) PMI Certification
14 17 (0.45%) MCSA
15 16 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
16 13 (0.34%) PMP
16 13 (0.34%) Sun Certification
17 12 (0.32%) CCNP
17 12 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (5.57%) QA
2 49 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 25 (0.66%) HL7
4 17 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.45%) SEPA
4 17 (0.45%) SLA
5 15 (0.40%) MiFID
6 12 (0.32%) ISO20022
7 9 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.18%) COBIT
9 7 (0.18%) EMIR
10 6 (0.16%) SDET
11 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.079%) FIPS 140-2
12 3 (0.079%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.053%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.053%) WCAG
14 1 (0.026%) WAI
System Software
1 112 (2.96%) Docker
2 84 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (2.09%) Active Directory
4 51 (1.35%) Xen
5 43 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.79%) KVM
7 28 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (0.48%) NFS
9 17 (0.45%) SRDF
10 14 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.13%) vCloud
13 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.11%) NDS
14 4 (0.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.079%) Firmware
15 3 (0.079%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 3 (0.079%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 101 (2.67%) Puppet
2 58 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
3 33 (0.87%) Ansible
4 31 (0.82%) Nagios
4 31 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (0.63%) SCCM
6 18 (0.48%) Control-M
7 16 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
8 15 (0.40%) SCOM
9 10 (0.26%) Kibana
9 10 (0.26%) yum
10 9 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.21%) Kubernetes
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
12 7 (0.18%) OpenAM
12 7 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.16%) logstash
13 6 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1091 (28.81%) Oracle
2 461 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 334 (8.82%) IBM
4 114 (3.01%) Adobe
5 105 (2.77%) HP
6 102 (2.69%) VMware
7 100 (2.64%) SAP
8 98 (2.59%) ServiceNow
9 84 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
10 78 (2.06%) Google
11 73 (1.93%) Red Hat
12 69 (1.82%) Sybase
13 64 (1.69%) TIBCO
14 63 (1.66%) webMethods
15 60 (1.58%) Informatica
16 52 (1.37%) MuleSoft
17 47 (1.24%) Citrix
18 45 (1.19%) hybris
19 36 (0.95%) Talend
20 35 (0.92%) Sitecore
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Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
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West Midlands (County)
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
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Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Stockport, Cheshire
Networkers
Rate: £275 per day
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London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £264.00 per day
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Southport, Merseyside
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Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
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Aquent
Rate: £200 - £330 per day
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Networkers
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People Source Consulting
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Oscar
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Southampton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
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London
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SLS Services Ltd
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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London
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