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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 46 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 1876 2100 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.12% 4.71% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 17.24% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1271 1345
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 56
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -19.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £17.25 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -12 870 £425 - 280
South East -11 360 £355 +4.79% 194
North West +9 160 £335 +3.07% 100
East of England +4 149 £400 +14.28% 74
Yorkshire -7 100 £335 -10.66% 62
South West -19 84 £375 +2.04% 76
West Midlands +1 82 £375 +41.50% 41
East Midlands +4 41 £325 +2.36% 40
North East -24 14 £288 -28.34% 16
Midlands +2 7 £293 +17.00%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1661 (40.42%) HTML
2 1635 (39.79%) Java
3 1608 (39.13%) SQL
4 1376 (33.49%) JavaScript
5 1369 (33.32%) Agile Software Development
6 1347 (32.78%) Web Services
7 1165 (28.35%) CSS
8 1083 (26.36%) .NET
9 948 (23.07%) Oracle
10 930 (22.63%) C#
11 774 (18.84%) SQL Server
12 745 (18.13%) XSLT
13 701 (17.06%) JSON
14 675 (16.43%) TDD
15 672 (16.35%) jQuery
16 653 (15.89%) SOAP
17 650 (15.82%) Linux
18 644 (15.67%) Finance
19 617 (15.02%) Spring
20 614 (14.94%) Scrum
21 613 (14.92%) MVC
22 562 (13.68%) Microsoft
23 557 (13.56%) REST
24 551 (13.41%) ASP.NET
25 533 (12.97%) OO
26 520 (12.66%) UNIX
27 492 (11.97%) Ajax
28 466 (11.34%) Windows
29 435 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
30 432 (10.51%) HTML5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 247 (6.01%) WebLogic
2 234 (5.69%) WebSphere
3 231 (5.62%) CMS
4 227 (5.52%) Tomcat
5 223 (5.43%) Apache
6 202 (4.92%) IIS
7 198 (4.82%) SharePoint
8 186 (4.53%) JBoss
9 110 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
10 87 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 80 (1.95%) Node.js
12 59 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 54 (1.31%) Drupal
13 54 (1.31%) Confluence
14 52 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 42 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
16 38 (0.92%) MQSeries
16 38 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
17 34 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
18 32 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 233 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 103 (2.51%) MS Office
3 73 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 60 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
6 36 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 35 (0.85%) MS Project
8 34 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
9 29 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
10 25 (0.61%) InfoPath
11 15 (0.37%) Fireworks
12 14 (0.34%) FrameMaker
13 9 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
14 7 (0.17%) Doxygen
15 6 (0.15%) Acrobat
16 5 (0.12%) PowerPivot
17 3 (0.073%) Maya
17 3 (0.073%) PaintShop Pro
18 2 (0.049%) SPSS
18 2 (0.049%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 90 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
3 36 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 30 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (0.58%) Magento
6 18 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
8 15 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
9 13 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
9 13 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (0.32%) Summit
10 12 (0.29%) SmartPlant
11 10 (0.24%) Markit EDM
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (0.17%) Murex MxG2000
14 6 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
14 6 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (0.75%) SaaS
4 29 (0.71%) Force.com
4 29 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (0.39%) GitHub
7 15 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (0.27%) Office 365
10 7 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.12%) Yammer
12 4 (0.097%) IaaS
12 4 (0.097%) Heroku
13 3 (0.073%) ElastiCache
13 3 (0.073%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.024%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 295 (7.18%) HTTP
2 173 (4.21%) Internet
3 113 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 95 (2.31%) LDAP
5 84 (2.04%) SSL
6 64 (1.56%) DNS
7 63 (1.53%) Intranet
8 56 (1.36%) FTP
9 44 (1.07%) HTTPS
10 41 (1.00%) Firewall
10 41 (1.00%) VPN
11 22 (0.54%) SNMP
12 20 (0.49%) DHCP
13 16 (0.39%) SSH
14 12 (0.29%) SAN
14 12 (0.29%) Extranet
15 10 (0.24%) SMTP
15 10 (0.24%) X.400
15 10 (0.24%) X.500
16 9 (0.22%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 774 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 321 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 292 (7.11%) Oracle Database
4 290 (7.06%) MySQL
5 197 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 162 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 139 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 138 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 125 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
10 96 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 89 (2.17%) NoSQL
12 85 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 83 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
14 73 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 68 (1.65%) MongoDB
16 61 (1.48%) DB2
17 55 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
18 54 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
19 51 (1.24%) Big Data
20 49 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 416 (10.12%) Subversion
2 365 (8.88%) Git (software)
3 311 (7.57%) Maven
4 301 (7.33%) Visual Studio
5 241 (5.87%) JUnit
6 232 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 231 (5.62%) Ant
8 219 (5.33%) JIRA
9 212 (5.16%) Jenkins
10 182 (4.43%) Selenium
11 170 (4.14%) Eclipse
12 137 (3.33%) Cucumber
13 87 (2.12%) Hudson
14 72 (1.75%) NUnit
15 69 (1.68%) SoapUI
16 60 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
17 53 (1.29%) Xcode
18 50 (1.22%) WebDriver
19 49 (1.19%) Mockito
20 48 (1.17%) ClearCase
General
1 644 (15.67%) Finance
2 322 (7.84%) Banking
3 176 (4.28%) Publishing
4 137 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 125 (3.04%) Front Office
6 106 (2.58%) Retail
7 103 (2.51%) Marketing
8 86 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 58 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 41 (1.00%) Back Office
11 39 (0.95%) Games
12 37 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 34 (0.83%) Legal
14 27 (0.66%) Advertising
15 22 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.44%) Electronics
17 13 (0.32%) Automotive
18 11 (0.27%) Military
19 9 (0.22%) Law
20 8 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2631 (64.03%) Developer
2 632 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 389 (9.47%) Analyst
4 310 (7.54%) .NET Developer
5 258 (6.28%) Senior Developer
6 220 (5.35%) Architect
7 210 (5.11%) Consultant
8 167 (4.06%) C# Developer
9 147 (3.58%) Web Developer
10 118 (2.87%) Test Analyst
11 110 (2.68%) Front-End Developer
11 110 (2.68%) Business Analyst
12 106 (2.58%) Software Developer
12 106 (2.58%) Software Engineer
12 106 (2.58%) PHP Developer
13 99 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
14 89 (2.17%) iOS Developer
15 83 (2.02%) SharePoint Developer
16 75 (1.83%) Oracle Developer
17 70 (1.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1661 (40.42%) HTML
2 1347 (32.78%) Web Services
3 1165 (28.35%) CSS
4 1083 (26.36%) .NET
5 745 (18.13%) XSLT
6 701 (17.06%) JSON
7 672 (16.35%) jQuery
8 653 (15.89%) SOAP
9 617 (15.02%) Spring
10 557 (13.56%) REST
11 551 (13.41%) ASP.NET
12 492 (11.97%) Ajax
13 432 (10.51%) HTML5
13 432 (10.51%) J2EE
14 355 (8.64%) XSD
14 355 (8.64%) Hibernate
15 316 (7.69%) WCF
16 272 (6.62%) JSP
17 266 (6.47%) RESTful
18 264 (6.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 314 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 179 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 163 (3.97%) User Experience
4 154 (3.75%) Open Source
5 143 (3.48%) Derivative
6 124 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
7 113 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 86 (2.09%) Data Structures
9 83 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 81 (1.97%) W3C
11 72 (1.75%) Fixed Income
12 65 (1.58%) Social Media
13 64 (1.56%) Management Information System
14 56 (1.36%) Data Integration
15 54 (1.31%) Client/Server
16 49 (1.19%) NHS
17 47 (1.14%) N-Tier
17 47 (1.14%) iPad
18 40 (0.97%) Algorithms
19 39 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 650 (15.82%) Linux
2 520 (12.66%) UNIX
3 466 (11.34%) Windows
4 152 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 141 (3.43%) Android
6 83 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (1.10%) Solaris
8 36 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 33 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (0.75%) SUSE
11 30 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (0.66%) Windows 7
13 26 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.56%) Ubuntu
15 21 (0.51%) Windows Phone
16 19 (0.46%) AIX
17 12 (0.29%) CentOS
18 11 (0.27%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.17%) VMS
20 6 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1369 (33.32%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (16.43%) TDD
3 614 (14.94%) Scrum
4 613 (14.92%) MVC
5 533 (12.97%) OO
6 435 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
7 417 (10.15%) SOA
8 303 (7.37%) Software Engineering
9 287 (6.98%) UML
10 284 (6.91%) Web Development
11 279 (6.79%) Unit Testing
12 248 (6.04%) BDD
13 225 (5.48%) E-Commerce
14 214 (5.21%) Data Modelling
15 206 (5.01%) Workflow
16 194 (4.72%) Content Management
17 193 (4.70%) OOP
18 189 (4.60%) ITIL
19 176 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
20 171 (4.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1635 (39.79%) Java
2 1608 (39.13%) SQL
3 1376 (33.49%) JavaScript
4 930 (22.63%) C#
5 317 (7.71%) PL/SQL
6 275 (6.69%) PHP
7 232 (5.65%) Python
8 216 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 197 (4.79%) C++
10 195 (4.75%) XPath
11 142 (3.46%) Ruby
12 141 (3.43%) PowerShell
13 133 (3.24%) Shell Script
14 131 (3.19%) Perl
15 128 (3.12%) VB.NET
16 125 (3.04%) VBScript
17 122 (2.97%) XQuery
18 105 (2.56%) C
19 88 (2.14%) VB
20 83 (2.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 322 (7.84%) Degree
2 294 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 184 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 90 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (1.83%) ISEB
6 56 (1.36%) MCITP
7 49 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 38 (0.92%) Sun Certification
9 35 (0.85%) MCSA
10 27 (0.66%) ISTQB
11 23 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.34%) MCTS
13 13 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (0.29%) MCSE
14 12 (0.29%) HND
15 10 (0.24%) BC Cleared
16 9 (0.22%) OCPJP
17 8 (0.19%) PMP
17 8 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (7.69%) QA
2 25 (0.61%) HL7
3 17 (0.41%) SLA
4 15 (0.37%) EMIR
5 12 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.24%) WCAG
6 10 (0.24%) CDISC
7 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.15%) DICOM
8 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.097%) WAI
10 3 (0.073%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.049%) SNOMED CT
12 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 14443
12 1 (0.024%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.024%) FATCA
12 1 (0.024%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 67 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 31 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.41%) Docker
5 16 (0.39%) KVM
6 11 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.24%) Shibboleth
7 10 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
8 9 (0.22%) Varnish
8 9 (0.22%) NFS
9 7 (0.17%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.15%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.15%) vSphere
11 5 (0.12%) SRDF
11 5 (0.12%) HDFS
11 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.12%) Xen
11 5 (0.12%) Firmware
12 4 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 65 (1.58%) Puppet
2 61 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
3 42 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (0.75%) Vagrant
5 26 (0.63%) SCOM
5 26 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
6 23 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 16 (0.39%) WMI
8 15 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
9 14 (0.34%) Control-M
10 11 (0.27%) SCSM
11 9 (0.22%) SCCM
11 9 (0.22%) Ansible
12 8 (0.19%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.17%) CA Endevor
13 7 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 7 (0.17%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.15%) yum
15 5 (0.12%) Data Guard
15 5 (0.12%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 948 (23.07%) Oracle
2 562 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 164 (3.99%) IBM
4 137 (3.33%) Adobe
5 122 (2.97%) SAP
6 117 (2.85%) Red Hat
7 91 (2.21%) HP
8 85 (2.07%) Sybase
9 84 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 75 (1.83%) Google
11 60 (1.46%) Informatica
12 50 (1.22%) ServiceNow
13 42 (1.02%) Perforce
13 42 (1.02%) TIBCO
14 41 (1.00%) webMethods
14 41 (1.00%) VMware
15 39 (0.95%) Sitecore
16 34 (0.83%) hybris
17 33 (0.80%) Software AG
18 32 (0.78%) ATG
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £144 - £145 per day
Posted: 43 minutes ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Jumar
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £325.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
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Engage PSG
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £492.19 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday