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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 47 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 1945 2248 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.76% 4.55% 4.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.46% 16.19% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1415 1321
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 43
Average hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
14454 13887 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.97% 28.12% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9918 9076 8733
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 202 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -12 855 £450 +5.88% 229
South East +4 439 £380 +11.76% 123
East of England -11 160 £375 -3.84% 51
West Midlands +11 107 £300 -7.69% 58
North West 0 107 £425 +25.92% 109
Yorkshire -24 96 £375 +11.11% 70
South West +1 93 £375 +20.00% 73
East Midlands -33 38 £350 +7.69% 34
North East -32 22 £375 +11.11% 14
South Coast +7 8 - -
Midlands -2 6 £600 - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1805 (44.86%) SQL
2 1472 (36.58%) Java
3 1400 (34.79%) HTML
4 1342 (33.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1306 (32.46%) Web Services
6 1223 (30.39%) JavaScript
7 989 (24.58%) .NET
8 972 (24.16%) Oracle
9 904 (22.47%) CSS
10 901 (22.39%) SOAP
11 863 (21.45%) C#
12 854 (21.22%) SQL Server
13 730 (18.14%) Finance
14 702 (17.45%) JSON
15 649 (16.13%) TDD
16 555 (13.79%) UNIX
17 546 (13.57%) Microsoft
18 504 (12.52%) jQuery
19 492 (12.23%) Linux
20 491 (12.20%) REST
21 468 (11.63%) XSLT
21 468 (11.63%) ASP.NET
22 466 (11.58%) Windows
23 442 (10.98%) Scrum
24 440 (10.93%) OO
25 422 (10.49%) MVC
26 415 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
27 392 (9.74%) Spring
28 391 (9.72%) J2EE
29 388 (9.64%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 279 (6.93%) WebSphere
2 217 (5.39%) JBoss
3 187 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 175 (4.35%) IIS
5 163 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
6 152 (3.78%) CMS
7 145 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 139 (3.45%) Apache
9 135 (3.35%) SharePoint
10 82 (2.04%) Node.js
11 56 (1.39%) Confluence
12 51 (1.27%) MQSeries
13 49 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
14 48 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
15 46 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 45 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
17 38 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
18 34 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
18 34 (0.84%) Mule
19 32 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 239 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 114 (2.83%) MS Office
3 50 (1.24%) Photoshop
4 46 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.52%) FrameMaker
6 19 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.37%) RoboHelp
9 13 (0.32%) PowerPivot
10 12 (0.30%) MS Project
10 12 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.22%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.17%) InfoPath
13 5 (0.12%) Doxygen
14 3 (0.075%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.050%) SPSS
15 2 (0.050%) FastStats
16 1 (0.025%) Weka
16 1 (0.025%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 77 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 46 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 38 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
5 36 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
6 31 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
7 30 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
8 29 (0.72%) Magento
9 24 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
10 20 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
11 19 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
12 18 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
13 14 (0.35%) WebTrends
14 13 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 12 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
15 12 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 11 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
17 10 (0.25%) RMDS
17 10 (0.25%) Summit
18 9 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 98 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (0.72%) SaaS
4 25 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 20 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
6 19 (0.47%) Office 365
7 18 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
8 15 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.27%) GitHub
11 7 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.17%) Yammer
12 6 (0.15%) Force.com
13 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.12%) PaaS
14 4 (0.099%) SmartFocus
14 4 (0.099%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 4 (0.099%) Boomi
15 3 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.075%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 211 (5.24%) HTTP
2 150 (3.73%) Internet
3 106 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 79 (1.96%) LDAP
5 59 (1.47%) Firewall
6 58 (1.44%) SSL
7 40 (0.99%) FTP
8 33 (0.82%) Intranet
9 28 (0.70%) HTTPS
10 23 (0.57%) SAN
11 22 (0.55%) SNMP
12 21 (0.52%) DNS
13 17 (0.42%) Extranet
14 15 (0.37%) 3G
14 15 (0.37%) VPN
14 15 (0.37%) LAN
14 15 (0.37%) 2G
15 14 (0.35%) LTE
15 14 (0.35%) WAN
16 13 (0.32%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 854 (21.22%) SQL Server
2 292 (7.26%) Relational Database
3 291 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 222 (5.52%) MySQL
5 169 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
6 154 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 146 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 142 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 134 (3.33%) DB2
10 123 (3.06%) MongoDB
11 120 (2.98%) RDBMS
12 108 (2.68%) NoSQL
13 100 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 91 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 85 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
16 70 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
16 70 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
17 61 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
18 55 (1.37%) Big Data
19 50 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 298 (7.41%) Subversion
2 283 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 264 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 237 (5.89%) Maven
5 215 (5.34%) JUnit
6 206 (5.12%) Selenium
7 200 (4.97%) JIRA
8 193 (4.80%) SoapUI
9 191 (4.75%) Jenkins
10 176 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 164 (4.08%) Eclipse
12 143 (3.55%) Ant
13 102 (2.53%) Cucumber
14 70 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
15 52 (1.29%) NUnit
16 46 (1.14%) HP UFT
17 42 (1.04%) JMeter
17 42 (1.04%) WebDriver
18 37 (0.92%) Xcode
19 35 (0.87%) Mockito
General
1 730 (18.14%) Finance
2 331 (8.23%) Banking
3 155 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 146 (3.63%) Retail
5 127 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 118 (2.93%) Marketing
7 92 (2.29%) Front Office
8 67 (1.67%) Publishing
9 48 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 43 (1.07%) Games
11 39 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 38 (0.94%) Legal
13 34 (0.84%) Back Office
14 30 (0.75%) Electronics
15 26 (0.65%) Automotive
16 24 (0.60%) Advertising
17 19 (0.47%) General Ledger
18 17 (0.42%) Law
19 14 (0.35%) Local Government
20 12 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2371 (58.92%) Developer
2 512 (12.72%) Analyst
3 506 (12.57%) Java Developer
4 280 (6.96%) Architect
5 263 (6.54%) .NET Developer
6 224 (5.57%) Senior Developer
7 218 (5.42%) Test Analyst
8 206 (5.12%) C# Developer
9 189 (4.70%) Consultant
10 179 (4.45%) Web Developer
11 121 (3.01%) Oracle Developer
11 121 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 112 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
13 96 (2.39%) Business Analyst
14 94 (2.34%) Software Engineer
15 93 (2.31%) Tester
16 83 (2.06%) Solutions Architect
16 83 (2.06%) Senior Java Developer
17 76 (1.89%) Designer
18 72 (1.79%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1400 (34.79%) HTML
2 1306 (32.46%) Web Services
3 989 (24.58%) .NET
4 904 (22.47%) CSS
5 901 (22.39%) SOAP
6 702 (17.45%) JSON
7 504 (12.52%) jQuery
8 491 (12.20%) REST
9 468 (11.63%) ASP.NET
9 468 (11.63%) XSLT
10 392 (9.74%) Spring
11 391 (9.72%) J2EE
12 388 (9.64%) Ajax
13 378 (9.39%) HTML5
14 318 (7.90%) .NET Framework
15 309 (7.68%) WCF
16 253 (6.29%) XSD
17 247 (6.14%) RESTful
18 242 (6.01%) Hibernate
19 212 (5.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 253 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (3.63%) Mobile App
3 124 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 109 (2.71%) User Experience
5 99 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 87 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 86 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 75 (1.86%) Derivative
9 58 (1.44%) N-Tier
9 58 (1.44%) Fixed Income
10 50 (1.24%) NHS
11 47 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 47 (1.17%) Social Media
12 46 (1.14%) CMDB
13 45 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 40 (0.99%) Data Integration
14 40 (0.99%) iPad
15 37 (0.92%) DataPower
15 37 (0.92%) W3C
16 32 (0.80%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 555 (13.79%) UNIX
2 492 (12.23%) Linux
3 466 (11.58%) Windows
4 144 (3.58%) Android
5 133 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 65 (1.62%) Solaris
7 43 (1.07%) AIX
8 39 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (0.70%) CentOS
10 28 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.55%) SUSE
12 18 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.40%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.35%) HPUX
15 12 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.22%) Windows Phone
18 8 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1342 (33.35%) Agile Software Development
2 649 (16.13%) TDD
3 442 (10.98%) Scrum
4 440 (10.93%) OO
5 422 (10.49%) MVC
6 415 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
7 387 (9.62%) SOA
8 341 (8.47%) SDLC
9 314 (7.80%) Unit Testing
10 262 (6.51%) E-Commerce
11 258 (6.41%) Web Development
12 254 (6.31%) BDD
13 247 (6.14%) Software Engineering
14 207 (5.14%) ITIL
15 206 (5.12%) UML
16 194 (4.82%) Content Management
17 190 (4.72%) CRM
18 186 (4.62%) ETL
19 183 (4.55%) Workflow
20 166 (4.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1805 (44.86%) SQL
2 1472 (36.58%) Java
3 1223 (30.39%) JavaScript
4 863 (21.45%) C#
5 359 (8.92%) PL/SQL
6 240 (5.96%) T-SQL
7 219 (5.44%) Python
8 188 (4.67%) C++
9 182 (4.52%) Perl
10 179 (4.45%) PHP
11 163 (4.05%) Shell Script
12 148 (3.68%) VB
13 128 (3.18%) VB.NET
14 123 (3.06%) VBScript
15 119 (2.96%) XPath
16 96 (2.39%) PowerShell
17 91 (2.26%) Ruby
18 78 (1.94%) C
19 71 (1.76%) Objective-C
20 66 (1.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 378 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 289 (7.18%) Degree
3 264 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 93 (2.31%) ISEB
5 84 (2.09%) ISTQB
6 74 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 72 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (1.02%) MCITP
9 30 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (0.72%) MCSA
11 18 (0.45%) CISSP
12 12 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
13 11 (0.27%) HND
14 9 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.20%) CCNP
16 7 (0.17%) CCNA
16 7 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (7.23%) QA
2 30 (0.75%) SLA
3 12 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.25%) EMIR
6 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.15%) HL7
7 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.099%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.075%) DICOM
10 2 (0.050%) TickIT
10 2 (0.050%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.050%) BS7799
10 2 (0.050%) MiFID
10 2 (0.050%) COREP
10 2 (0.050%) FINREP
11 1 (0.025%) FATCA
System Software
1 70 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.47%) Docker
5 14 (0.35%) NFS
6 13 (0.32%) Xen
6 13 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.22%) Firmware
8 8 (0.20%) SRDF
8 8 (0.20%) KVM
9 5 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.099%) HDFS
11 3 (0.075%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (0.075%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.050%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.050%) vSphere
12 2 (0.050%) LXC
12 2 (0.050%) vCloud
13 1 (0.025%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 135 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
2 49 (1.22%) Puppet
3 32 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.47%) Ansible
5 15 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (0.37%) Control-M
6 12 (0.30%) CA LISA
7 10 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
8 9 (0.22%) Nagios
8 9 (0.22%) HP UCMDB
9 8 (0.20%) Vagrant
9 8 (0.20%) yum
9 8 (0.20%) SCOM
10 7 (0.17%) SCCM
11 6 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.099%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.099%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.099%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 972 (24.16%) Oracle
2 546 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 234 (5.82%) IBM
4 178 (4.42%) HP
5 96 (2.39%) Adobe
6 91 (2.26%) SAP
6 91 (2.26%) TIBCO
7 89 (2.21%) Sybase
8 84 (2.09%) ServiceNow
9 77 (1.91%) Google
10 62 (1.54%) Informatica
11 55 (1.37%) VMware
12 47 (1.17%) webMethods
13 46 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 45 (1.12%) BMC
15 44 (1.09%) CA
16 43 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
17 41 (1.02%) ATG
18 39 (0.97%) Tableau
19 29 (0.72%) Sitecore
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