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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 41 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 2255 2483 2845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.23% 5.18% 5.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.66% 17.79% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1451 1570 1590
Average daily rate
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£400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £22.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
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
14397 13957 14126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.01% 29.13% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9732 9259 8589
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 254 347
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 1092 £425 - 262
South East +3 454 £363 - 154
East of England -4 197 £420 +21.73% 73
North West +6 138 £325 +8.33% 95
South West -33 101 £375 +15.38% 81
West Midlands -7 86 £400 +44.14% 52
Yorkshire -30 66 £314 -3.46% 77
East Midlands -7 64 £325 +8.33% 48
North East -26 22 £300 -7.69% 29
Midlands +2 21 £365 +46.00% 2
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 1765 (39.23%) HTML
2 1755 (39.01%) SQL
3 1714 (38.10%) Java
4 1495 (33.23%) JavaScript
5 1478 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1387 (30.83%) Web Services
7 1253 (27.85%) CSS
8 1146 (25.47%) .NET
9 1038 (23.07%) C#
10 963 (21.40%) Oracle
11 931 (20.69%) JSON
12 841 (18.69%) SQL Server
13 779 (17.31%) XSLT
14 757 (16.83%) TDD
15 695 (15.45%) MVC
16 692 (15.38%) Linux
17 684 (15.20%) Finance
18 677 (15.05%) SOAP
18 677 (15.05%) jQuery
19 659 (14.65%) Spring
20 650 (14.45%) Scrum
21 619 (13.76%) ASP.NET
22 615 (13.67%) REST
23 609 (13.54%) UNIX
24 587 (13.05%) OO
25 559 (12.42%) Microsoft
26 532 (11.82%) Windows
27 498 (11.07%) Subversion
28 490 (10.89%) SOA
29 487 (10.82%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 266 (5.91%) Apache
2 243 (5.40%) WebSphere
3 239 (5.31%) CMS
4 232 (5.16%) Tomcat
5 218 (4.85%) WebLogic
6 217 (4.82%) SharePoint
7 196 (4.36%) JBoss
8 192 (4.27%) IIS
9 125 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
10 100 (2.22%) Node.js
11 93 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 86 (1.91%) Confluence
13 63 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 53 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
15 52 (1.16%) Drupal
16 50 (1.11%) Umbraco
16 50 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
16 50 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
17 49 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
18 48 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 252 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 115 (2.56%) MS Office
3 80 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 51 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.96%) InfoPath
6 31 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 31 (0.69%) MS Project
7 20 (0.44%) Fireworks
8 19 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.29%) FrameMaker
11 11 (0.24%) Doxygen
12 10 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
13 9 (0.20%) Acrobat
13 9 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.16%) PowerPivot
15 5 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
16 3 (0.067%) InDesign
16 3 (0.067%) Maya
16 3 (0.067%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 99 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 38 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
5 33 (0.73%) Magento
6 32 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
7 27 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
7 27 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
8 23 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
8 23 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
9 19 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 19 (0.42%) Google Analytics
10 18 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
11 16 (0.36%) Markit EDM
12 15 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
13 14 (0.31%) Workday HCM
13 14 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 12 (0.27%) SAP HR
15 10 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
15 10 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (0.93%) Force.com
3 30 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (0.62%) SaaS
5 23 (0.51%) GitHub
6 16 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (0.20%) Office 365
10 6 (0.13%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.13%) Heroku
11 5 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.067%) PaaS
12 3 (0.067%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.044%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.044%) Joyent
13 2 (0.044%) Route 53
14 1 (0.022%) IaaS
14 1 (0.022%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.022%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 359 (7.98%) HTTP
2 210 (4.67%) Internet
3 113 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 94 (2.09%) LDAP
5 83 (1.84%) FTP
5 83 (1.84%) SSL
6 63 (1.40%) DNS
7 54 (1.20%) Firewall
8 53 (1.18%) HTTPS
9 44 (0.98%) Intranet
10 38 (0.84%) VPN
11 25 (0.56%) SNMP
12 23 (0.51%) SAN
12 23 (0.51%) SSH
13 20 (0.44%) Extranet
14 16 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
15 13 (0.29%) RTSP
15 13 (0.29%) X.400
15 13 (0.29%) X.500
15 13 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 841 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 415 (9.22%) MySQL
3 344 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 255 (5.67%) Oracle Database
5 246 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 198 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 175 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 150 (3.33%) NoSQL
9 135 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 122 (2.71%) RDBMS
11 115 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
12 109 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 102 (2.27%) MongoDB
14 90 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
15 75 (1.67%) Big Data
16 69 (1.53%) DB2
17 55 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
18 54 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
19 53 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 52 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 498 (11.07%) Subversion
2 407 (9.05%) Git (software)
3 307 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 296 (6.58%) Maven
5 232 (5.16%) JIRA
6 227 (5.05%) JUnit
7 216 (4.80%) Ant
8 205 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 188 (4.18%) Selenium
10 187 (4.16%) Jenkins
11 185 (4.11%) Eclipse
12 160 (3.56%) Cucumber
13 92 (2.04%) Hudson
14 84 (1.87%) Mockito
14 84 (1.87%) Xcode
15 82 (1.82%) NUnit
16 70 (1.56%) WebDriver
17 62 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
18 58 (1.29%) SoapUI
19 55 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 684 (15.20%) Finance
2 304 (6.76%) Banking
3 153 (3.40%) Investment Banking
4 147 (3.27%) Publishing
5 132 (2.93%) Retail
6 119 (2.65%) Front Office
7 117 (2.60%) Marketing
8 102 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 68 (1.51%) Games
10 60 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 52 (1.16%) Back Office
12 45 (1.00%) Legal
13 44 (0.98%) Advertising
14 42 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.47%) Automotive
16 20 (0.44%) Electronics
17 14 (0.31%) General Ledger
17 14 (0.31%) German Language
18 12 (0.27%) Military
19 11 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2908 (64.64%) Developer
2 631 (14.03%) Java Developer
3 434 (9.65%) Analyst
4 335 (7.45%) .NET Developer
5 269 (5.98%) Senior Developer
6 252 (5.60%) Architect
7 220 (4.89%) Web Developer
8 190 (4.22%) Consultant
9 185 (4.11%) C# Developer
10 142 (3.16%) Business Analyst
11 131 (2.91%) PHP Developer
12 125 (2.78%) Software Engineer
13 122 (2.71%) Test Analyst
13 122 (2.71%) iOS Developer
14 114 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
15 110 (2.44%) Front-End Developer
16 102 (2.27%) Tester
17 95 (2.11%) Lead Developer
18 90 (2.00%) Oracle Developer
19 89 (1.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1765 (39.23%) HTML
2 1387 (30.83%) Web Services
3 1253 (27.85%) CSS
4 1146 (25.47%) .NET
5 931 (20.69%) JSON
6 779 (17.31%) XSLT
7 677 (15.05%) SOAP
7 677 (15.05%) jQuery
8 659 (14.65%) Spring
9 619 (13.76%) ASP.NET
10 615 (13.67%) REST
11 487 (10.82%) Ajax
12 442 (9.82%) J2EE
12 442 (9.82%) HTML5
13 397 (8.82%) XSD
14 348 (7.74%) Hibernate
15 346 (7.69%) WCF
16 321 (7.13%) RESTful
17 274 (6.09%) JSP
18 267 (5.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 346 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (3.85%) User Experience
3 169 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 168 (3.73%) Open Source
5 157 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 149 (3.31%) Derivative
7 138 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
8 97 (2.16%) Fixed Income
9 91 (2.02%) Social Media
10 86 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 82 (1.82%) Data Structures
12 80 (1.78%) Management Information System
13 76 (1.69%) iPad
14 74 (1.64%) Data Integration
15 61 (1.36%) N-Tier
16 58 (1.29%) W3C
17 57 (1.27%) iPhone
18 53 (1.18%) Algorithms
19 43 (0.96%) Client/Server
20 41 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 692 (15.38%) Linux
2 609 (13.54%) UNIX
3 532 (11.82%) Windows
4 198 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 188 (4.18%) Android
6 83 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (1.22%) Solaris
8 53 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 34 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 28 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 24 (0.53%) SUSE
14 21 (0.47%) AIX
15 20 (0.44%) CentOS
16 16 (0.36%) Windows Phone
17 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (0.27%) HPUX
18 12 (0.27%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1478 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 757 (16.83%) TDD
3 695 (15.45%) MVC
4 650 (14.45%) Scrum
5 587 (13.05%) OO
6 490 (10.89%) SOA
7 443 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
8 329 (7.31%) E-Commerce
9 304 (6.76%) BDD
10 283 (6.29%) Web Development
11 274 (6.09%) Unit Testing
12 268 (5.96%) Workflow
13 263 (5.85%) UML
13 263 (5.85%) Software Engineering
14 235 (5.22%) CRM
15 228 (5.07%) Migration
16 210 (4.67%) Data Modelling
17 197 (4.38%) Content Management
18 189 (4.20%) ETL
19 181 (4.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1755 (39.01%) SQL
2 1714 (38.10%) Java
3 1495 (33.23%) JavaScript
4 1038 (23.07%) C#
5 351 (7.80%) PHP
6 333 (7.40%) PL/SQL
7 246 (5.47%) Python
8 231 (5.13%) C++
9 207 (4.60%) T-SQL
10 181 (4.02%) Shell Script
11 165 (3.67%) Ruby
12 162 (3.60%) XPath
13 155 (3.45%) VB.NET
14 154 (3.42%) Perl
15 131 (2.91%) Objective-C
16 126 (2.80%) PowerShell
17 108 (2.40%) C
18 103 (2.29%) VBScript
19 101 (2.24%) XQuery
20 100 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 317 (7.05%) Degree
2 262 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 153 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 88 (1.96%) ISEB
5 68 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (1.00%) MCITP
7 44 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 33 (0.73%) Sun Certification
9 28 (0.62%) MCSA
10 27 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 24 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.22%) BC Cleared
13 10 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
14 9 (0.20%) MCTS
15 8 (0.18%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
16 7 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.16%) HND
17 6 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (6.96%) QA
2 32 (0.71%) SLA
3 26 (0.58%) HL7
4 25 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.36%) EMIR
7 12 (0.27%) CDISC
7 12 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.11%) WAI
10 3 (0.067%) WCAG
11 2 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.044%) COBIT
11 2 (0.044%) SNOMED CT
11 2 (0.044%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.022%) FATCA
12 1 (0.022%) Section 508
12 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 14443
12 1 (0.022%) DICOM
System Software
1 54 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (0.38%) KVM
3 17 (0.38%) Docker
4 13 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
4 13 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.22%) Shibboleth
5 10 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.16%) NFS
8 5 (0.11%) NDS
8 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.11%) HDFS
9 4 (0.089%) SRDF
10 3 (0.067%) UAG
11 2 (0.044%) Varnish
11 2 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.044%) vCloud
11 2 (0.044%) LXC
Systems Management
1 71 (1.58%) Puppet
2 64 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 38 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 20 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 19 (0.42%) SCOM
7 16 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
8 9 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
9 8 (0.18%) SCOrch
10 7 (0.16%) Ansible
10 7 (0.16%) Control-M
10 7 (0.16%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.16%) SCCM
11 5 (0.11%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.089%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.067%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 3 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.067%) MIIS
13 3 (0.067%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 963 (21.40%) Oracle
2 559 (12.42%) Microsoft
3 203 (4.51%) IBM
4 128 (2.85%) Adobe
5 112 (2.49%) SAP
6 105 (2.33%) Google
7 104 (2.31%) Red Hat
8 98 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
9 72 (1.60%) HP
10 67 (1.49%) Sybase
11 61 (1.36%) Sitecore
12 57 (1.27%) Informatica
13 54 (1.20%) Twitter
14 53 (1.18%) ATG
15 51 (1.13%) TIBCO
16 47 (1.04%) Perforce
16 47 (1.04%) Business Objects
16 47 (1.04%) Endeca
17 46 (1.02%) Facebook
18 34 (0.76%) hybris
Egham, Surrey
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £340 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £180 - £200 per day
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Surrey
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