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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
UK / England
Rank 49 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 1635 1597 1907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.93% 3.49% 4.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.63% 11.93% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1034 1283
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.50 £19.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.13 £42.65 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+15.27% +25.47%

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
12942 13387 12722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.15% 29.24% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8946 9349 8686
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 241 170
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +5 726 £450 - 184
South East +6 345 £371 -1.01% 104
North West -6 124 £375 -3.22% 53
East of England +15 108 £381 +5.17% 29
West Midlands +16 95 £400 - 34
South West +9 81 £445 +11.25% 38
Yorkshire -11 56 £425 +9.67% 47
East Midlands -4 43 £313 -3.84% 24
North East -5 40 £350 - 7
Midlands +4 3 £381 -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1510 (43.95%) Java
2 1499 (43.63%) SQL
3 1424 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1346 (39.17%) JavaScript
5 1333 (38.80%) HTML
6 1104 (32.13%) Web Services
7 1026 (29.86%) JSON
8 981 (28.55%) CSS
9 825 (24.01%) Oracle
10 782 (22.76%) C#
11 771 (22.44%) .NET
12 746 (21.71%) SOAP
13 710 (20.66%) SQL Server
14 656 (19.09%) REST
15 618 (17.99%) TDD
16 593 (17.26%) Scrum
17 580 (16.88%) Linux
18 538 (15.66%) XSLT
19 532 (15.48%) Spring
20 528 (15.37%) Finance
21 511 (14.87%) jQuery
22 476 (13.85%) MVC
23 470 (13.68%) Git (software)
24 458 (13.33%) Unix
25 457 (13.30%) Microsoft
26 438 (12.75%) OO
27 399 (11.61%) Windows
28 391 (11.38%) JIRA
29 372 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
30 358 (10.42%) RESTful

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
1 221 (6.43%) WebSphere
2 206 (6.00%) CMS
3 205 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 183 (5.33%) Apache
5 161 (4.69%) WebLogic
6 154 (4.48%) JBoss
7 151 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 137 (3.99%) Confluence
9 133 (3.87%) SharePoint
10 120 (3.49%) IIS
11 112 (3.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 88 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
13 61 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 46 (1.34%) Apache Solr
15 41 (1.19%) Apache Spark
16 39 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
17 38 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
17 38 (1.11%) Mule
18 35 (1.02%) Drupal
19 30 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 185 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.51%) MS Office
3 32 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.58%) InfoPath
6 19 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.32%) MS Project
9 8 (0.23%) Doxygen
10 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.17%) FrameMaker
11 5 (0.15%) PaintShop Pro
11 5 (0.15%) SPSS
12 3 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.058%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.058%) Windchill
14 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.029%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 42 (1.22%) Adobe Campaign
1 42 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 31 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 21 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (0.55%) SAP HR
7 17 (0.49%) Unica
8 13 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (0.35%) Magento
9 12 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.26%) Fredhopper
10 9 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
11 8 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (0.17%) Demantra
13 6 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 157 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (2.27%) GitHub
4 40 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 40 (1.16%) Office 365
5 36 (1.05%) SaaS
6 30 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 27 (0.79%) PaaS
8 23 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
9 22 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
10 19 (0.55%) IaaS
11 16 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
12 12 (0.35%) Boomi
12 12 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.32%) Yammer
14 10 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.26%) Force.com
16 6 (0.17%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 214 (6.23%) HTTP
2 110 (3.20%) Internet
3 77 (2.24%) LDAP
4 74 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 53 (1.54%) HTTPS
6 42 (1.22%) Firewall
7 35 (1.02%) SSL
8 34 (0.99%) SNMP
9 32 (0.93%) DNS
10 29 (0.84%) FTP
11 28 (0.81%) Intranet
12 25 (0.73%) SMTP
13 19 (0.55%) Kerberos
13 19 (0.55%) LAN
14 18 (0.52%) Extranet
15 17 (0.49%) AMQP
15 17 (0.49%) SAN
16 15 (0.44%) Broadband
17 13 (0.38%) SMS
18 12 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 710 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 270 (7.86%) Relational Database
3 237 (6.90%) MySQL
4 215 (6.26%) Oracle Database
5 182 (5.30%) MongoDB
6 170 (4.95%) NoSQL
7 132 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 129 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
9 127 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 121 (3.52%) DB2
11 104 (3.03%) Big Data
12 89 (2.59%) Hadoop
13 83 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 80 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
15 78 (2.27%) RDBMS
16 72 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
17 63 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
18 49 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
19 46 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
20 44 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 470 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 391 (11.38%) JIRA
3 356 (10.36%) Jenkins
4 302 (8.79%) Maven
5 301 (8.76%) Selenium
6 257 (7.48%) Subversion
7 247 (7.19%) JUnit
8 215 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 192 (5.59%) Cucumber
10 178 (5.18%) Eclipse
11 176 (5.12%) Visual Studio
12 148 (4.31%) Gradle
13 146 (4.25%) Ant
14 106 (3.08%) WebDriver
15 91 (2.65%) SoapUI
16 84 (2.44%) Mockito
17 81 (2.36%) IntelliJ
17 81 (2.36%) TeamCity
18 72 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 66 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 528 (15.37%) Finance
2 250 (7.28%) Banking
3 147 (4.28%) Retail
4 136 (3.96%) Marketing
5 100 (2.91%) Publishing
6 79 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 71 (2.07%) Investment Banking
8 52 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 47 (1.37%) Advertising
9 47 (1.37%) Back Office
10 40 (1.16%) Front Office
11 38 (1.11%) Legal
12 34 (0.99%) Electronics
13 31 (0.90%) Law
14 25 (0.73%) Games
15 19 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.41%) Automotive
18 13 (0.38%) Aerospace
19 11 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2005 (58.35%) Developer
2 611 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 354 (10.30%) Analyst
4 331 (9.63%) .NET Developer
5 303 (8.82%) Architect
6 228 (6.64%) C# Developer
7 201 (5.85%) Senior Developer
8 167 (4.86%) Consultant
9 165 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 112 (3.26%) XML Developer
11 109 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
12 107 (3.11%) Test Analyst
13 104 (3.03%) ServiceNow Developer
14 100 (2.91%) SQL Developer
15 97 (2.82%) Software Developer
16 93 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
17 87 (2.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 86 (2.50%) Tester
19 85 (2.47%) Web Developer
20 84 (2.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1333 (38.80%) HTML
2 1104 (32.13%) Web Services
3 1026 (29.86%) JSON
4 981 (28.55%) CSS
5 771 (22.44%) .NET
6 746 (21.71%) SOAP
7 656 (19.09%) REST
8 538 (15.66%) XSLT
9 532 (15.48%) Spring
10 511 (14.87%) jQuery
11 358 (10.42%) RESTful
12 340 (9.90%) ASP.NET
13 336 (9.78%) J2EE
14 321 (9.34%) HTML5
15 319 (9.28%) Ajax
16 315 (9.17%) AngularJS
17 282 (8.21%) XSD
18 264 (7.68%) Hibernate
19 239 (6.96%) .NET Framework
20 237 (6.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 285 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (4.28%) User Experience
3 130 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 106 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 78 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 63 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 59 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 58 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 58 (1.69%) Fixed Income
9 55 (1.60%) Data Structures
10 54 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 51 (1.48%) CMDB
12 48 (1.40%) N-Tier
13 40 (1.16%) Derivative
14 39 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 31 (0.90%) Statistics
16 30 (0.87%) Reference Data
17 29 (0.84%) Mathematics
18 27 (0.79%) SWIFT
19 24 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 580 (16.88%) Linux
2 458 (13.33%) Unix
3 399 (11.61%) Windows
4 104 (3.03%) Android
5 83 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 80 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 53 (1.54%) AIX
8 49 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 36 (1.05%) Solaris
11 31 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (0.64%) CentOS
13 20 (0.58%) Windows 7
14 19 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.52%) HPUX
16 15 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.29%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.17%) VME
19 4 (0.12%) Debian
20 3 (0.087%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1424 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (17.99%) TDD
3 593 (17.26%) Scrum
4 476 (13.85%) MVC
5 438 (12.75%) OO
6 372 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
7 333 (9.69%) SOA
8 325 (9.46%) BDD
9 271 (7.89%) SDLC
10 253 (7.36%) Unit Testing
11 239 (6.96%) Web Development
12 230 (6.69%) Software Engineering
13 210 (6.11%) E-Commerce
14 192 (5.59%) DevOps
14 192 (5.59%) Microservices
14 192 (5.59%) Open Source
15 184 (5.36%) UML
16 175 (5.09%) Workflow
17 169 (4.92%) Data Modelling
18 164 (4.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1510 (43.95%) Java
2 1499 (43.63%) SQL
3 1346 (39.17%) JavaScript
4 782 (22.76%) C#
5 281 (8.18%) Python
6 227 (6.61%) PHP
7 223 (6.49%) PL/SQL
8 193 (5.62%) T-SQL
9 158 (4.60%) Shell Script
10 154 (4.48%) C++
11 133 (3.87%) XPath
12 116 (3.38%) VB.NET
13 111 (3.23%) C
13 111 (3.23%) PowerShell
14 110 (3.20%) Perl
15 109 (3.17%) Scala
16 104 (3.03%) Ruby
17 97 (2.82%) Groovy
18 84 (2.44%) VB
19 49 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 291 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 240 (6.98%) Degree
3 177 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 74 (2.15%) ISEB
5 65 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 58 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 43 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 39 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 22 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (0.49%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.32%) MCITP
12 10 (0.29%) MCSA
13 7 (0.20%) PMP
14 6 (0.17%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.15%) HND
16 4 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 3 (0.087%) HNC
17 3 (0.087%) MCP
18 2 (0.058%) AWS Certification
18 2 (0.058%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (7.07%) QA
2 37 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 30 (0.87%) MiFID
4 26 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.73%) EMIR
6 20 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
8 18 (0.52%) FATCA
8 18 (0.52%) SDET
8 18 (0.52%) SLA
9 8 (0.23%) PA-DSS
10 7 (0.20%) HL7
11 6 (0.17%) Dublin Core
11 6 (0.17%) ISO20022
12 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.12%) Basel III
13 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.058%) Basel II
14 2 (0.058%) SEPA
14 2 (0.058%) WCAG
System Software
1 139 (4.05%) Docker
2 61 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.29%) NFS
7 9 (0.26%) KVM
7 9 (0.26%) NDS
7 9 (0.26%) SRDF
7 9 (0.26%) Xen
8 8 (0.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 5 (0.15%) HDFS
9 5 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.087%) LXC
11 3 (0.087%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.087%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.087%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.087%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (2.18%) Puppet
2 35 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 32 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.87%) Ansible
5 16 (0.47%) SCOM
6 15 (0.44%) Control-M
7 13 (0.38%) MOM
7 13 (0.38%) SCCM
8 9 (0.26%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.23%) OpenAM
9 8 (0.23%) TeamSite
10 7 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
11 6 (0.17%) Mesos
11 6 (0.17%) Nagios
11 6 (0.17%) yum
12 5 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.15%) CloudHub
12 5 (0.15%) Marathon
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 4 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 825 (24.01%) Oracle
2 457 (13.30%) Microsoft
3 204 (5.94%) IBM
4 171 (4.98%) Adobe
5 134 (3.90%) ServiceNow
6 123 (3.58%) SAP
7 68 (1.98%) Sybase
8 64 (1.86%) MuleSoft
9 63 (1.83%) HP
10 58 (1.69%) Sitecore
11 56 (1.63%) Red Hat
12 53 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
13 51 (1.48%) Atlassian
14 49 (1.43%) Splunk
15 46 (1.34%) Google
16 45 (1.31%) Talend
17 42 (1.22%) Informatica
18 40 (1.16%) ATG
19 39 (1.14%) Zend
20 37 (1.08%) TIBCO
Norwich, Norfolk
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £401 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
University of Wolverhampton
Rate: From £26,829 to £29,301 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £250 - £297.50 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £680 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Searchability
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + neg doe
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ebury
Rate: £230.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago