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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 38 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 2298 2454 2904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.35% 5.17% 5.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.20% 17.66% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1468 1556 1618
Average daily rate
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£400 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 84
Average hourly rate £34.25 £34.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £22.20 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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
14181 13892 14615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.87% 29.26% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9400 9227 8869
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 226 354
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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 -5 1146 £425 - 276
South East -3 445 £375 +3.44% 140
East of England -3 205 £400 +14.28% 53
North West -4 128 £315 +5.00% 96
Yorkshire -10 88 £325 - 65
South West -47 82 £375 +15.38% 65
West Midlands -20 77 £375 +36.36% 43
East Midlands -7 64 £325 +14.03% 40
North East -12 34 £325 - 22
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1725 (39.08%) SQL
2 1699 (38.49%) HTML
3 1651 (37.40%) Java
4 1469 (33.28%) JavaScript
5 1438 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
6 1327 (30.06%) Web Services
7 1201 (27.21%) CSS
8 1170 (26.51%) .NET
9 1070 (24.24%) C#
10 958 (21.70%) Oracle
11 919 (20.82%) JSON
12 890 (20.16%) SQL Server
13 776 (17.58%) XSLT
14 703 (15.93%) TDD
15 694 (15.72%) Finance
16 677 (15.34%) SOAP
17 675 (15.29%) jQuery
18 664 (15.04%) Linux
19 657 (14.88%) MVC
20 640 (14.50%) ASP.NET
21 634 (14.36%) Scrum
22 626 (14.18%) Spring
23 606 (13.73%) REST
24 578 (13.09%) UNIX
25 575 (13.03%) OO
26 560 (12.69%) Microsoft
27 544 (12.32%) Windows
28 504 (11.42%) SOA
29 490 (11.10%) Subversion
30 477 (10.81%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 244 (5.53%) WebSphere
1 244 (5.53%) Apache
2 243 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 232 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 217 (4.92%) Tomcat
5 213 (4.83%) CMS
6 187 (4.24%) IIS
7 127 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
8 98 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 93 (2.11%) Node.js
10 90 (2.04%) Confluence
11 57 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 56 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
13 53 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
14 51 (1.16%) Umbraco
15 50 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
16 49 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
16 49 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
17 48 (1.09%) MQSeries
18 42 (0.95%) Drupal
Applications
1 264 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 132 (2.99%) MS Office
3 81 (1.84%) Photoshop
4 53 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.97%) InfoPath
6 31 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (0.66%) MS Project
8 23 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (0.39%) Fireworks
10 13 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (0.23%) Doxygen
11 10 (0.23%) FrameMaker
12 9 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.16%) PowerPivot
15 6 (0.14%) Acrobat
16 4 (0.091%) Final Cut Pro
17 3 (0.068%) InDesign
18 2 (0.045%) Maya
18 2 (0.045%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 99 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 40 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
4 31 (0.70%) Magento
5 29 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
6 27 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 27 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 22 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
8 21 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
9 20 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
10 19 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 17 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
12 16 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 16 (0.36%) Workday HCM
13 15 (0.34%) Markit EDM
13 15 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
14 13 (0.29%) SAP FI
14 13 (0.29%) SAP HR
15 11 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 63 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (1.00%) Force.com
3 37 (0.84%) SaaS
4 28 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (0.52%) GitHub
6 15 (0.34%) Office 365
7 10 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.18%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
11 5 (0.11%) PaaS
12 4 (0.091%) Heroku
12 4 (0.091%) Joyent
13 3 (0.068%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.045%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.045%) Route 53
14 2 (0.045%) IaaS
15 1 (0.023%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.023%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 365 (8.27%) HTTP
2 222 (5.03%) Internet
3 114 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 85 (1.93%) LDAP
5 84 (1.90%) SSL
6 82 (1.86%) FTP
7 67 (1.52%) DNS
8 65 (1.47%) Firewall
9 56 (1.27%) HTTPS
10 39 (0.88%) Intranet
11 38 (0.86%) VPN
12 25 (0.57%) SSH
13 24 (0.54%) SNMP
13 24 (0.54%) SAN
14 20 (0.45%) Extranet
15 16 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
16 13 (0.29%) X.400
16 13 (0.29%) X.500
17 12 (0.27%) VoIP
18 11 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 890 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 396 (8.97%) MySQL
3 325 (7.36%) Relational Database
4 267 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 257 (5.82%) Oracle Database
6 200 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 172 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 152 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 148 (3.35%) NoSQL
10 123 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
11 121 (2.74%) RDBMS
12 101 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
13 99 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 98 (2.22%) MongoDB
15 71 (1.61%) DB2
16 69 (1.56%) Big Data
17 61 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
18 58 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
19 53 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 49 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 490 (11.10%) Subversion
2 397 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 315 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 285 (6.46%) Maven
5 235 (5.32%) JUnit
6 224 (5.07%) JIRA
7 202 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 196 (4.44%) Ant
9 184 (4.17%) Eclipse
10 174 (3.94%) Selenium
11 166 (3.76%) Jenkins
12 145 (3.29%) Cucumber
13 87 (1.97%) Mockito
14 77 (1.74%) Hudson
15 76 (1.72%) Xcode
16 70 (1.59%) NUnit
16 70 (1.59%) WebDriver
17 64 (1.45%) SoapUI
18 62 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
19 56 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 694 (15.72%) Finance
2 306 (6.93%) Banking
3 159 (3.60%) Investment Banking
4 140 (3.17%) Retail
5 134 (3.04%) Publishing
6 113 (2.56%) Front Office
7 112 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 112 (2.54%) Marketing
8 72 (1.63%) Games
9 66 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 58 (1.31%) Back Office
11 49 (1.11%) Legal
12 48 (1.09%) Advertising
13 36 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.54%) Electronics
15 23 (0.52%) Automotive
16 15 (0.34%) Military
17 14 (0.32%) German Language
18 13 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2840 (64.34%) Developer
2 581 (13.16%) Java Developer
3 434 (9.83%) Analyst
4 330 (7.48%) .NET Developer
5 252 (5.71%) Architect
5 252 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 230 (5.21%) Web Developer
7 188 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 187 (4.24%) Consultant
9 131 (2.97%) Business Analyst
10 125 (2.83%) PHP Developer
11 122 (2.76%) Test Analyst
12 120 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
13 119 (2.70%) Software Engineer
14 111 (2.51%) iOS Developer
15 109 (2.47%) Front-End Developer
16 98 (2.22%) Lead Developer
17 97 (2.20%) SharePoint Developer
18 89 (2.02%) Tester
19 87 (1.97%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1699 (38.49%) HTML
2 1327 (30.06%) Web Services
3 1201 (27.21%) CSS
4 1170 (26.51%) .NET
5 919 (20.82%) JSON
6 776 (17.58%) XSLT
7 677 (15.34%) SOAP
8 675 (15.29%) jQuery
9 640 (14.50%) ASP.NET
10 626 (14.18%) Spring
11 606 (13.73%) REST
12 477 (10.81%) Ajax
13 446 (10.10%) J2EE
14 429 (9.72%) HTML5
15 402 (9.11%) XSD
16 369 (8.36%) WCF
17 314 (7.11%) Hibernate
18 305 (6.91%) RESTful
19 267 (6.05%) JSP
20 260 (5.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 318 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (3.72%) User Experience
3 161 (3.65%) Mobile App
4 158 (3.58%) Open Source
5 152 (3.44%) Computer Science
6 131 (2.97%) Derivative
7 120 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 91 (2.06%) Fixed Income
9 90 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 80 (1.81%) Data Integration
10 80 (1.81%) Social Media
11 75 (1.70%) iPad
12 74 (1.68%) Data Structures
13 70 (1.59%) Management Information System
14 63 (1.43%) N-Tier
15 55 (1.25%) iPhone
16 53 (1.20%) W3C
17 44 (1.00%) Algorithms
18 42 (0.95%) Replication
19 37 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 664 (15.04%) Linux
2 578 (13.09%) UNIX
3 544 (12.32%) Windows
4 181 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 178 (4.03%) Android
6 79 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (1.38%) Solaris
8 57 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 33 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 26 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 23 (0.52%) SUSE
14 18 (0.41%) AIX
14 18 (0.41%) HPUX
15 17 (0.39%) CentOS
16 16 (0.36%) Windows XP
17 11 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone
18 9 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1438 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 703 (15.93%) TDD
3 657 (14.88%) MVC
4 634 (14.36%) Scrum
5 575 (13.03%) OO
6 504 (11.42%) SOA
7 392 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
8 337 (7.63%) E-Commerce
9 307 (6.96%) BDD
10 272 (6.16%) Unit Testing
11 270 (6.12%) UML
12 258 (5.85%) Web Development
13 257 (5.82%) Workflow
14 251 (5.69%) Software Engineering
15 226 (5.12%) CRM
16 224 (5.07%) Migration
17 216 (4.89%) Data Modelling
18 195 (4.42%) ETL
19 189 (4.28%) Content Management
20 179 (4.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1725 (39.08%) SQL
2 1651 (37.40%) Java
3 1469 (33.28%) JavaScript
4 1070 (24.24%) C#
5 342 (7.75%) PHP
6 325 (7.36%) PL/SQL
7 240 (5.44%) Python
8 220 (4.98%) C++
9 215 (4.87%) T-SQL
10 187 (4.24%) Shell Script
11 169 (3.83%) Perl
12 160 (3.62%) VB.NET
13 150 (3.40%) Ruby
14 149 (3.38%) XPath
15 124 (2.81%) Objective-C
16 115 (2.61%) PowerShell
17 104 (2.36%) VB
18 99 (2.24%) C
19 96 (2.17%) XQuery
20 91 (2.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 304 (6.89%) Degree
2 245 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 148 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 81 (1.84%) ISEB
5 72 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 37 (0.84%) MCITP
8 33 (0.75%) Sun Certification
9 30 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 24 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (0.43%) MCSA
12 14 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 12 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
15 10 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
15 10 (0.23%) BC Cleared
16 9 (0.20%) MCTS
17 6 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
17 6 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (6.37%) QA
2 33 (0.75%) SLA
3 27 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 26 (0.59%) HL7
5 17 (0.39%) EMIR
6 14 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.25%) CDISC
9 10 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.068%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.068%) WAI
13 2 (0.045%) RosettaNet
13 2 (0.045%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.045%) COBIT
13 2 (0.045%) SNOMED CT
14 1 (0.023%) Section 508
14 1 (0.023%) FATCA
14 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (0.41%) Docker
4 14 (0.32%) KVM
5 13 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (0.20%) NFS
9 8 (0.18%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.16%) Shibboleth
11 6 (0.14%) NDS
12 5 (0.11%) HDFS
12 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.091%) SRDF
14 3 (0.068%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.068%) UAG
15 2 (0.045%) RACF
15 2 (0.045%) Xen
15 2 (0.045%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
1 64 (1.45%) Puppet
2 34 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (0.39%) SCOM
5 13 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
6 12 (0.27%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
7 9 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (0.18%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.16%) SCCM
10 6 (0.14%) Ansible
10 6 (0.14%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.11%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.11%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.091%) Control-M
12 4 (0.091%) CA SiteMinder
13 3 (0.068%) Oozie
13 3 (0.068%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.068%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 958 (21.70%) Oracle
2 560 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 204 (4.62%) IBM
4 180 (4.08%) JBoss
5 122 (2.76%) Adobe
6 112 (2.54%) Google
7 110 (2.49%) SAP
8 103 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 102 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
10 72 (1.63%) HP
11 64 (1.45%) Sybase
12 63 (1.43%) Sitecore
13 60 (1.36%) Twitter
14 57 (1.29%) Informatica
15 53 (1.20%) ATG
15 53 (1.20%) Facebook
16 52 (1.18%) TIBCO
17 46 (1.04%) Business Objects
18 45 (1.02%) Perforce
18 45 (1.02%) Endeca
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London
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Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £451 - £575 per annum + benefits
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Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
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West London
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West London
Austin Fraser
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West London
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London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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Tamworth, Staffordshire
CFOA
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Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
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E-synergy Solutions
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LA International
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London
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