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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 44 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 1909 2095 2212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.84% 4.38% 4.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.82% 15.55% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1323 1291
Average daily rate
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£400 £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 69
Average hourly rate £28.18 £32.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.03% -6.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.32 £19.00 £20.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £48.75 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
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
13812 13476 12888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.14% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9443 8867 8294
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £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 211 194 319
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £21.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 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 7 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 7 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 -12 847 £450 +5.76% 300
South East +10 449 £375 +7.14% 137
East of England -7 157 £375 - 55
West Midlands +7 100 £300 -9.09% 57
Yorkshire -21 99 £375 +10.29% 64
North West -5 92 £425 +25.92% 92
South West -20 75 £364 +16.40% 70
East Midlands -25 44 £390 +20.00% 31
North East -17 19 £373 -6.28% 9
South Coast - 8 - -
Midlands +1 6 £600 -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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 1820 (44.41%) SQL
2 1497 (36.53%) Java
3 1432 (34.94%) HTML
4 1378 (33.63%) Web Services
5 1343 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
6 1247 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 1044 (25.48%) .NET
8 1008 (24.60%) Oracle
9 947 (23.11%) CSS
10 899 (21.94%) C#
11 885 (21.60%) SQL Server
12 868 (21.18%) SOAP
13 755 (18.42%) Finance
14 694 (16.94%) JSON
15 631 (15.40%) TDD
16 564 (13.76%) Microsoft
17 543 (13.25%) UNIX
18 528 (12.88%) jQuery
19 523 (12.76%) Linux
20 513 (12.52%) XSLT
21 511 (12.47%) ASP.NET
22 503 (12.27%) REST
23 495 (12.08%) Windows
24 452 (11.03%) MVC
25 447 (10.91%) OO
26 432 (10.54%) Scrum
27 419 (10.22%) Spring
28 406 (9.91%) SOA
29 403 (9.83%) J2EE
30 387 (9.44%) Continuous Integration

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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
1 277 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 220 (5.37%) JBoss
3 212 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 193 (4.71%) IIS
5 170 (4.15%) Tomcat
6 160 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
7 156 (3.81%) SharePoint
8 152 (3.71%) CMS
9 124 (3.03%) Apache
10 72 (1.76%) Node.js
11 65 (1.59%) MQSeries
12 53 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 50 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
14 47 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
14 47 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 47 (1.15%) Confluence
15 44 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
16 37 (0.90%) Mule
17 35 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
18 32 (0.78%) Documentum
Applications
1 233 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 111 (2.71%) MS Office
3 53 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 46 (1.12%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.54%) FrameMaker
7 17 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.37%) MS Project
8 15 (0.37%) RoboHelp
9 13 (0.32%) PowerPivot
9 13 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.24%) InfoPath
12 9 (0.22%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.12%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.049%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.049%) SPSS
14 2 (0.049%) FastStats
15 1 (0.024%) Weka
15 1 (0.024%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 82 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 49 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 38 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
5 35 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
6 31 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
7 28 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
8 27 (0.66%) Magento
9 23 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
10 21 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
11 20 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
12 19 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
13 15 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 14 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
14 14 (0.34%) WebTrends
15 13 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 12 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
17 11 (0.27%) Summit
18 9 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
18 9 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 111 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (0.81%) SaaS
2 33 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
4 21 (0.51%) Office 365
5 20 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
5 20 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.22%) GitHub
10 7 (0.17%) Yammer
11 6 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.098%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 4 (0.098%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.098%) Force.com
13 3 (0.073%) PaaS
13 3 (0.073%) Heroku
13 3 (0.073%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 235 (5.73%) HTTP
2 160 (3.90%) Internet
3 112 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 79 (1.93%) LDAP
5 62 (1.51%) Firewall
6 61 (1.49%) SSL
7 42 (1.02%) Intranet
8 40 (0.98%) FTP
9 30 (0.73%) HTTPS
10 25 (0.61%) DNS
11 23 (0.56%) SAN
12 22 (0.54%) SNMP
13 20 (0.49%) VPN
14 17 (0.41%) Extranet
15 16 (0.39%) 3G
15 16 (0.39%) 2G
16 15 (0.37%) LTE
16 15 (0.37%) 4G
17 14 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
17 14 (0.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 308 (7.52%) Oracle Database
3 298 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 226 (5.51%) MySQL
5 168 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 166 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 153 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 147 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 138 (3.37%) DB2
10 124 (3.03%) RDBMS
11 117 (2.86%) MongoDB
12 112 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 105 (2.56%) NoSQL
14 97 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
15 88 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
16 74 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
17 60 (1.46%) Big Data
18 55 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
19 50 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
20 49 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 314 (7.66%) Subversion
2 292 (7.13%) Git (software)
3 287 (7.00%) Visual Studio
4 237 (5.78%) JUnit
5 224 (5.47%) Maven
6 196 (4.78%) JIRA
6 196 (4.78%) Selenium
7 195 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 184 (4.49%) SoapUI
9 168 (4.10%) Jenkins
10 165 (4.03%) Eclipse
11 144 (3.51%) Ant
12 94 (2.29%) Cucumber
13 68 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
14 50 (1.22%) NUnit
15 47 (1.15%) HP UFT
16 45 (1.10%) WebDriver
17 39 (0.95%) Hudson
18 36 (0.88%) Xcode
19 34 (0.83%) JMeter
General
1 755 (18.42%) Finance
2 332 (8.10%) Banking
3 160 (3.90%) Investment Banking
4 148 (3.61%) Retail
5 136 (3.32%) Telecoms
6 117 (2.86%) Marketing
7 96 (2.34%) Front Office
8 91 (2.22%) Publishing
9 51 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 44 (1.07%) Games
11 41 (1.00%) Legal
12 35 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 34 (0.83%) Back Office
14 31 (0.76%) Electronics
15 23 (0.56%) Automotive
15 23 (0.56%) Advertising
16 20 (0.49%) Law
16 20 (0.49%) General Ledger
17 13 (0.32%) Local Government
18 12 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2399 (58.54%) Developer
2 528 (12.88%) Java Developer
3 519 (12.66%) Analyst
4 296 (7.22%) Architect
5 275 (6.71%) .NET Developer
6 223 (5.44%) Senior Developer
7 217 (5.30%) Test Analyst
8 215 (5.25%) Consultant
9 212 (5.17%) C# Developer
10 170 (4.15%) Web Developer
11 131 (3.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 123 (3.00%) Oracle Developer
13 108 (2.64%) Front-End Developer
14 99 (2.42%) Business Analyst
15 94 (2.29%) Software Engineer
16 84 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
17 81 (1.98%) Tester
18 80 (1.95%) Designer
19 76 (1.85%) Senior Java Developer
20 73 (1.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1432 (34.94%) HTML
2 1378 (33.63%) Web Services
3 1044 (25.48%) .NET
4 947 (23.11%) CSS
5 868 (21.18%) SOAP
6 694 (16.94%) JSON
7 528 (12.88%) jQuery
8 513 (12.52%) XSLT
9 511 (12.47%) ASP.NET
10 503 (12.27%) REST
11 419 (10.22%) Spring
12 403 (9.83%) J2EE
13 380 (9.27%) HTML5
14 377 (9.20%) Ajax
15 347 (8.47%) .NET Framework
16 328 (8.00%) WCF
17 255 (6.22%) RESTful
18 252 (6.15%) XSD
19 249 (6.08%) Hibernate
20 210 (5.12%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 265 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (3.34%) Mobile App
3 127 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 101 (2.46%) User Experience
5 97 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 96 (2.34%) Client/Server
7 86 (2.10%) Derivative
8 85 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 64 (1.56%) N-Tier
10 56 (1.37%) Fixed Income
11 53 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 51 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 50 (1.22%) NHS
14 47 (1.15%) W3C
15 44 (1.07%) CMDB
16 42 (1.02%) iPad
17 41 (1.00%) Data Integration
18 40 (0.98%) Social Media
19 35 (0.85%) DataPower
20 34 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 543 (13.25%) UNIX
2 523 (12.76%) Linux
3 495 (12.08%) Windows
4 133 (3.25%) Android
5 124 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 59 (1.44%) Solaris
7 42 (1.02%) AIX
8 40 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (0.68%) CentOS
11 22 (0.54%) SUSE
12 21 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 11 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.24%) HPUX
15 10 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.24%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1343 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 631 (15.40%) TDD
3 452 (11.03%) MVC
4 447 (10.91%) OO
5 432 (10.54%) Scrum
6 406 (9.91%) SOA
7 387 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
8 351 (8.57%) SDLC
9 315 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 268 (6.54%) BDD
11 256 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 256 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 255 (6.22%) Web Development
13 226 (5.51%) UML
14 203 (4.95%) ITIL
14 203 (4.95%) Content Management
15 196 (4.78%) CRM
16 185 (4.51%) ETL
16 185 (4.51%) Workflow
17 175 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1820 (44.41%) SQL
2 1497 (36.53%) Java
3 1247 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 899 (21.94%) C#
5 362 (8.83%) PL/SQL
6 250 (6.10%) T-SQL
7 231 (5.64%) Python
8 179 (4.37%) PHP
9 178 (4.34%) C++
10 171 (4.17%) Perl
11 144 (3.51%) Shell Script
12 137 (3.34%) VB
12 137 (3.34%) XPath
13 125 (3.05%) VB.NET
14 118 (2.88%) VBScript
15 102 (2.49%) XQuery
16 99 (2.42%) Ruby
17 92 (2.24%) PowerShell
18 78 (1.90%) C
19 67 (1.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 361 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 297 (7.25%) Degree
3 256 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 79 (1.93%) ISEB
5 73 (1.78%) ISTQB
6 69 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 64 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 37 (0.90%) MCITP
9 27 (0.66%) MCSA
10 23 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.44%) CISSP
12 13 (0.32%) HND
13 12 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.22%) CCNP
14 9 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.20%) CCNA
15 8 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
15 8 (0.20%) MCSE
15 8 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (7.25%) QA
2 25 (0.61%) SLA
3 11 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.24%) HL7
4 10 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.24%) EMIR
5 8 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.17%) DICOM
7 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.098%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.049%) TickIT
11 2 (0.049%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.049%) MiFID
11 2 (0.049%) COREP
11 2 (0.049%) FINREP
12 1 (0.024%) GxP
12 1 (0.024%) COBIT
System Software
1 71 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 53 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.44%) Docker
5 15 (0.37%) NFS
6 13 (0.32%) Xen
6 13 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.29%) Firmware
8 8 (0.20%) SRDF
8 8 (0.20%) KVM
9 5 (0.12%) HDFS
10 4 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.073%) vSphere
11 3 (0.073%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.073%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.073%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.049%) LXC
12 2 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.049%) vCloud
12 2 (0.049%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 133 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (0.98%) Puppet
3 35 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.44%) Control-M
5 17 (0.41%) Ansible
6 16 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 13 (0.32%) CA LISA
8 12 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
9 11 (0.27%) yum
10 10 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
11 9 (0.22%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.22%) Nagios
12 8 (0.20%) SCOM
13 6 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.12%) WMI
14 5 (0.12%) SCCM
15 4 (0.098%) Data Guard
15 4 (0.098%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 1008 (24.60%) Oracle
2 564 (13.76%) Microsoft
3 218 (5.32%) IBM
4 175 (4.27%) HP
5 109 (2.66%) SAP
6 103 (2.51%) Adobe
7 86 (2.10%) Sybase
7 86 (2.10%) TIBCO
8 84 (2.05%) ServiceNow
9 67 (1.63%) Business Objects
10 65 (1.59%) Google
11 58 (1.42%) VMware
12 56 (1.37%) Informatica
13 54 (1.32%) Red Hat
14 52 (1.27%) webMethods
15 48 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
15 48 (1.17%) BMC
16 44 (1.07%) CA
17 40 (0.98%) Tableau
18 39 (0.95%) ATG
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Central London / West End
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London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
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Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £440 per day
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Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
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Surrey
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Asset Resourcing Ltd
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