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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 45 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 1946 2035 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.96% 4.24% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.48% 15.29% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1289 1267
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 £275 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 92
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.25 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £53.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 886 £425 - 278
South East +7 436 £370 +2.77% 144
East of England +4 173 £400 +11.11% 28
Yorkshire -21 96 £363 +11.53% 55
West Midlands +1 94 £425 +30.76% 57
South West -5 81 £381 +10.50% 83
North West -10 78 £375 +15.38% 80
East Midlands -23 55 £350 +7.69% 40
North East +4 27 £373 +49.00% 15
Midlands - 9 £500 - 2
South Coast +9 6 - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1657 (42.60%) SQL
2 1468 (37.74%) Java
3 1449 (37.25%) HTML
4 1331 (34.22%) Web Services
5 1288 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1224 (31.47%) JavaScript
7 1071 (27.53%) .NET
8 972 (24.99%) CSS
9 942 (24.22%) Oracle
10 916 (23.55%) C#
11 872 (22.42%) SQL Server
12 750 (19.28%) SOAP
13 713 (18.33%) Finance
14 634 (16.30%) JSON
15 604 (15.53%) Microsoft
16 587 (15.09%) TDD
17 555 (14.27%) XSLT
18 552 (14.19%) jQuery
19 525 (13.50%) ASP.NET
20 524 (13.47%) Linux
21 492 (12.65%) Windows
22 473 (12.16%) UNIX
23 461 (11.85%) MVC
23 461 (11.85%) Spring
24 459 (11.80%) OO
25 454 (11.67%) REST
26 439 (11.29%) Scrum
27 425 (10.93%) J2EE
28 411 (10.57%) Ajax
29 388 (9.97%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 277 (7.12%) WebSphere
2 220 (5.66%) WebLogic
3 200 (5.14%) IIS
4 187 (4.81%) JBoss
5 172 (4.42%) CMS
6 170 (4.37%) SharePoint
7 158 (4.06%) Tomcat
8 154 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
9 127 (3.26%) Apache
10 69 (1.77%) Node.js
11 65 (1.67%) MQSeries
12 53 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 48 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 45 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
15 44 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
16 43 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
17 32 (0.82%) Confluence
18 29 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 28 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
20 26 (0.67%) Mule
Applications
1 218 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 115 (2.96%) MS Office
3 57 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 51 (1.31%) Photoshop
5 36 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 25 (0.64%) FrameMaker
8 16 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.36%) MS Project
10 11 (0.28%) PowerPivot
10 11 (0.28%) RoboHelp
11 10 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (0.21%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.21%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.13%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.051%) SPSS
14 2 (0.051%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.026%) Weka
15 1 (0.026%) Mingle
15 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 94 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 49 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
5 32 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
5 32 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
6 25 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
7 23 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
8 22 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
9 18 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
10 17 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 16 (0.41%) Magento
12 14 (0.36%) WebTrends
12 14 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
13 13 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
14 12 (0.31%) SmartPlant
15 11 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 11 (0.28%) Summit
16 9 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
16 9 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 90 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (0.75%) SaaS
3 28 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.54%) Office 365
5 18 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 17 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.39%) Google Analytics
8 14 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
9 13 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
11 9 (0.23%) GitHub
12 8 (0.21%) Yammer
13 7 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
15 4 (0.10%) Force.com
15 4 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 3 (0.077%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 3 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.077%) IaaS
16 3 (0.077%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 217 (5.58%) HTTP
2 170 (4.37%) Internet
3 100 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 72 (1.85%) LDAP
5 63 (1.62%) SSL
6 62 (1.59%) Firewall
7 50 (1.29%) Intranet
8 41 (1.05%) FTP
9 38 (0.98%) DNS
10 30 (0.77%) HTTPS
11 25 (0.64%) VPN
12 20 (0.51%) SAN
13 18 (0.46%) SNMP
14 16 (0.41%) DHCP
15 13 (0.33%) DMZ
16 10 (0.26%) SSH
16 10 (0.26%) 3G
16 10 (0.26%) 2G
16 10 (0.26%) 4G
16 10 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 872 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 326 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 293 (7.53%) Oracle Database
4 182 (4.68%) MySQL
5 175 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 164 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 163 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
8 157 (4.04%) RDBMS
9 137 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 134 (3.44%) DB2
11 108 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 101 (2.60%) MongoDB
13 97 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 92 (2.37%) NoSQL
15 83 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
16 68 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
17 64 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
18 60 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
19 58 (1.49%) Big Data
20 48 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 330 (8.48%) Visual Studio
2 328 (8.43%) Subversion
3 281 (7.22%) Git (software)
4 243 (6.25%) JUnit
5 231 (5.94%) Maven
6 207 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 186 (4.78%) JIRA
8 182 (4.68%) Ant
9 179 (4.60%) Selenium
10 167 (4.29%) Eclipse
11 152 (3.91%) Jenkins
12 126 (3.24%) SoapUI
13 104 (2.67%) Cucumber
14 54 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
15 51 (1.31%) Hudson
16 48 (1.23%) NUnit
17 42 (1.08%) WebDriver
18 40 (1.03%) Toad
18 40 (1.03%) ClearCase
19 39 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 713 (18.33%) Finance
2 317 (8.15%) Banking
3 164 (4.22%) Investment Banking
4 132 (3.39%) Retail
5 110 (2.83%) Marketing
6 104 (2.67%) Publishing
7 102 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 89 (2.29%) Front Office
9 56 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 38 (0.98%) Games
11 36 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 33 (0.85%) Legal
13 31 (0.80%) Back Office
14 30 (0.77%) Electronics
15 21 (0.54%) Advertising
15 21 (0.54%) Automotive
15 21 (0.54%) General Ledger
16 15 (0.39%) Law
17 14 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2354 (60.51%) Developer
2 535 (13.75%) Java Developer
3 451 (11.59%) Analyst
4 282 (7.25%) .NET Developer
5 251 (6.45%) Architect
6 216 (5.55%) Senior Developer
7 205 (5.27%) Consultant
8 193 (4.96%) C# Developer
9 170 (4.37%) Test Analyst
10 157 (4.04%) Web Developer
11 114 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 103 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
13 94 (2.42%) Front-End Developer
14 86 (2.21%) Software Engineer
15 84 (2.16%) Business Analyst
16 83 (2.13%) Software Developer
17 80 (2.06%) AWS Developer
18 71 (1.83%) Designer
19 67 (1.72%) Tester
19 67 (1.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1449 (37.25%) HTML
2 1331 (34.22%) Web Services
3 1071 (27.53%) .NET
4 972 (24.99%) CSS
5 750 (19.28%) SOAP
6 634 (16.30%) JSON
7 555 (14.27%) XSLT
8 552 (14.19%) jQuery
9 525 (13.50%) ASP.NET
10 461 (11.85%) Spring
11 454 (11.67%) REST
12 425 (10.93%) J2EE
13 411 (10.57%) Ajax
14 361 (9.28%) HTML5
15 349 (8.97%) .NET Framework
16 335 (8.61%) WCF
17 266 (6.84%) Hibernate
18 261 (6.71%) XSD
19 238 (6.12%) RESTful
20 225 (5.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 239 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 133 (3.42%) Open Source
4 126 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 117 (3.01%) User Experience
6 95 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 92 (2.37%) Client/Server
8 85 (2.19%) Derivative
9 78 (2.01%) Management Information System
10 65 (1.67%) N-Tier
11 63 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 63 (1.62%) W3C
12 58 (1.49%) Data Structures
13 52 (1.34%) NHS
14 50 (1.29%) Fixed Income
15 45 (1.16%) CMDB
16 39 (1.00%) Data Integration
17 38 (0.98%) Social Media
18 36 (0.93%) iPad
19 35 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 524 (13.47%) Linux
2 492 (12.65%) Windows
3 473 (12.16%) UNIX
4 130 (3.34%) Android
5 126 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 61 (1.57%) Solaris
7 53 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 49 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (0.59%) AIX
12 21 (0.54%) CentOS
13 17 (0.44%) SUSE
14 16 (0.41%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 11 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.28%) HPUX
17 10 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1288 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (15.09%) TDD
3 461 (11.85%) MVC
4 459 (11.80%) OO
5 439 (11.29%) Scrum
6 388 (9.97%) SOA
7 343 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 296 (7.61%) Unit Testing
9 267 (6.86%) Software Engineering
10 251 (6.45%) UML
11 239 (6.14%) Web Development
12 227 (5.84%) BDD
13 223 (5.73%) E-Commerce
14 217 (5.58%) Content Management
15 214 (5.50%) ITIL
16 197 (5.06%) CRM
17 176 (4.52%) Workflow
18 174 (4.47%) Data Modelling
18 174 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
19 163 (4.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1657 (42.60%) SQL
2 1468 (37.74%) Java
3 1224 (31.47%) JavaScript
4 916 (23.55%) C#
5 339 (8.71%) PL/SQL
6 253 (6.50%) T-SQL
7 215 (5.53%) Python
8 172 (4.42%) PHP
9 155 (3.98%) VB.NET
10 153 (3.93%) C++
11 145 (3.73%) XPath
12 129 (3.32%) VB
13 128 (3.29%) Perl
14 125 (3.21%) VBScript
15 116 (2.98%) Ruby
16 110 (2.83%) Shell Script
17 102 (2.62%) PowerShell
18 96 (2.47%) XQuery
19 80 (2.06%) C
20 66 (1.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 339 (8.71%) Security Cleared
2 319 (8.20%) Degree
3 240 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 82 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 79 (2.03%) ISEB
6 58 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 49 (1.26%) MCITP
8 48 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 29 (0.75%) MCSA
10 23 (0.59%) Sun Certification
11 22 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (0.41%) CISSP
12 16 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
12 16 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.36%) MCSE
14 13 (0.33%) HND
15 9 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.23%) CCNA
15 9 (0.23%) OCPJP
16 8 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (7.07%) QA
2 23 (0.59%) SLA
3 12 (0.31%) HL7
4 10 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.18%) DICOM
7 6 (0.15%) WCAG
7 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.15%) EMIR
8 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.10%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.051%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.051%) TickIT
10 2 (0.051%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.051%) COREP
10 2 (0.051%) FINREP
11 1 (0.026%) COBIT
11 1 (0.026%) MiFID
11 1 (0.026%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 70 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 52 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (0.31%) NFS
5 12 (0.31%) Firmware
6 11 (0.28%) Docker
6 11 (0.28%) Xen
7 8 (0.21%) Varnish
8 7 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.15%) SRDF
9 6 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
9 6 (0.15%) HDFS
9 6 (0.15%) KVM
10 5 (0.13%) vSphere
11 4 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.077%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.077%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.077%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 94 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (0.80%) Puppet
4 20 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 16 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
6 15 (0.39%) Vagrant
7 14 (0.36%) WMI
8 13 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
8 13 (0.33%) SCOM
9 12 (0.31%) CA LISA
9 12 (0.31%) Ansible
10 11 (0.28%) yum
11 9 (0.23%) Tivoli
11 9 (0.23%) TeamSite
12 8 (0.21%) SCSM
13 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.15%) Nagios
13 6 (0.15%) Control-M
13 6 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 942 (24.22%) Oracle
2 604 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 210 (5.40%) IBM
4 142 (3.65%) HP
5 106 (2.72%) SAP
6 104 (2.67%) Adobe
7 79 (2.03%) ServiceNow
7 79 (2.03%) Google
8 76 (1.95%) Sybase
9 69 (1.77%) TIBCO
10 64 (1.65%) Red Hat
11 57 (1.47%) VMware
12 51 (1.31%) Business Objects
13 48 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
14 46 (1.18%) webMethods
15 45 (1.16%) Informatica
16 38 (0.98%) BMC
17 37 (0.95%) Tableau
18 34 (0.87%) CA
19 33 (0.85%) ATG
London
PCR
Rate: £400.00 - £415 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + immediate start
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Montash
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday