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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 46 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 2030 2223 2327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.09% 4.75% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.03% 17.11% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1380 1415
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 64
Average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 24 December 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 December 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 December 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
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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 -9 972 £425 - 164
South East -9 384 £347 -0.72% 121
East of England +4 165 £403 +23.84% 41
North West +12 164 £330 +1.53% 53
South West -18 95 £334 -11.00% 49
West Midlands +10 91 £375 +41.50% 34
Yorkshire -17 73 £328 +0.76% 52
East Midlands -10 40 £325 +7.43% 14
North East -28 22 £450 +11.80% 8
Midlands +2 17 £365 +46.00%
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1744 (40.20%) SQL
2 1722 (39.70%) HTML
3 1675 (38.61%) Java
4 1413 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1407 (32.43%) JavaScript
6 1325 (30.54%) Web Services
7 1200 (27.66%) CSS
8 1128 (26.00%) .NET
9 987 (22.75%) Oracle
10 982 (22.64%) C#
11 819 (18.88%) JSON
12 811 (18.70%) SQL Server
13 777 (17.91%) XSLT
14 708 (16.32%) TDD
15 678 (15.63%) jQuery
16 677 (15.61%) Linux
17 665 (15.33%) Finance
18 662 (15.26%) MVC
19 641 (14.78%) Spring
20 639 (14.73%) SOAP
21 632 (14.57%) Scrum
22 595 (13.72%) UNIX
23 585 (13.49%) REST
24 573 (13.21%) ASP.NET
25 567 (13.07%) OO
26 564 (13.00%) Microsoft
27 509 (11.73%) Ajax
28 473 (10.90%) Windows
29 454 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
30 453 (10.44%) J2EE

XML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 249 (5.74%) Apache
2 243 (5.60%) WebSphere
3 240 (5.53%) WebLogic
4 238 (5.49%) CMS
5 214 (4.93%) Tomcat
6 207 (4.77%) SharePoint
7 185 (4.26%) IIS
8 181 (4.17%) JBoss
9 110 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
10 92 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 92 (2.12%) Node.js
11 66 (1.52%) Confluence
12 53 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 50 (1.15%) Drupal
14 48 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
15 47 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
16 46 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
17 40 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
18 34 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
19 33 (0.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 235 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 123 (2.84%) MS Office
3 82 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 54 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 33 (0.76%) InfoPath
7 32 (0.74%) MS Project
8 31 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
9 29 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 26 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
11 20 (0.46%) Fireworks
12 16 (0.37%) FrameMaker
13 10 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
14 9 (0.21%) Acrobat
15 7 (0.16%) Doxygen
16 6 (0.14%) PowerPivot
17 5 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
18 3 (0.069%) PaintShop Pro
18 3 (0.069%) Maya
19 2 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 100 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 39 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 36 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (0.65%) Magento
6 25 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
7 19 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
8 17 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 16 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
9 16 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
10 15 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
11 12 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
11 12 (0.28%) Summit
12 10 (0.23%) Markit EDM
12 10 (0.23%) SmartPlant
13 9 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
14 7 (0.16%) Murex MxG2000
14 7 (0.16%) Agresso
14 7 (0.16%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.14%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (0.69%) Force.com
4 28 (0.65%) SaaS
5 24 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.44%) GitHub
7 13 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.18%) Office 365
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.092%) Heroku
11 3 (0.069%) IaaS
11 3 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.046%) Route 53
13 1 (0.023%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.023%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.023%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 318 (7.33%) HTTP
2 190 (4.38%) Internet
3 123 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 99 (2.28%) LDAP
5 83 (1.91%) SSL
6 65 (1.50%) DNS
7 54 (1.24%) FTP
8 51 (1.18%) Intranet
9 46 (1.06%) Firewall
10 44 (1.01%) HTTPS
11 38 (0.88%) VPN
12 24 (0.55%) SNMP
12 24 (0.55%) SSH
13 19 (0.44%) Extranet
14 17 (0.39%) DHCP
15 15 (0.35%) SAN
16 12 (0.28%) X.400
16 12 (0.28%) X.500
17 11 (0.25%) SMTP
18 10 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 336 (7.75%) Relational Database
3 333 (7.68%) MySQL
4 291 (6.71%) Oracle Database
5 235 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 156 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 146 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 134 (3.09%) RDBMS
9 132 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
10 129 (2.97%) NoSQL
11 109 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 97 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 74 (1.71%) MongoDB
14 72 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
15 70 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 69 (1.59%) DB2
17 62 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
17 62 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
18 59 (1.36%) Big Data
19 43 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 445 (10.26%) Subversion
2 370 (8.53%) Git (software)
3 313 (7.22%) Maven
4 303 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 233 (5.37%) JIRA
6 227 (5.23%) JUnit
7 226 (5.21%) Ant
8 225 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 212 (4.89%) Jenkins
10 181 (4.17%) Eclipse
11 177 (4.08%) Selenium
12 138 (3.18%) Cucumber
13 83 (1.91%) Hudson
14 80 (1.84%) NUnit
15 67 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
16 65 (1.50%) Xcode
17 61 (1.41%) SoapUI
18 57 (1.31%) WebDriver
19 49 (1.13%) Toad
20 48 (1.11%) Mockito
General
1 665 (15.33%) Finance
2 342 (7.88%) Banking
3 167 (3.85%) Publishing
4 158 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 128 (2.95%) Front Office
6 115 (2.65%) Retail
7 108 (2.49%) Marketing
8 84 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 54 (1.24%) Games
10 50 (1.15%) Back Office
10 50 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 49 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 43 (0.99%) Legal
13 35 (0.81%) Advertising
14 20 (0.46%) Electronics
15 19 (0.44%) Automotive
16 15 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.28%) Military
18 9 (0.21%) German Language
18 9 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2784 (64.18%) Developer
2 640 (14.75%) Java Developer
3 424 (9.77%) Analyst
4 324 (7.47%) .NET Developer
5 287 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 246 (5.67%) Architect
7 203 (4.68%) Consultant
8 175 (4.03%) Web Developer
9 171 (3.94%) C# Developer
10 145 (3.34%) Business Analyst
11 120 (2.77%) Front-End Developer
12 118 (2.72%) PHP Developer
13 113 (2.60%) Test Analyst
14 110 (2.54%) iOS Developer
15 101 (2.33%) Software Developer
16 97 (2.24%) Software Engineer
17 95 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
18 84 (1.94%) Tester
19 81 (1.87%) Oracle Developer
20 79 (1.82%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1722 (39.70%) HTML
2 1325 (30.54%) Web Services
3 1200 (27.66%) CSS
4 1128 (26.00%) .NET
5 819 (18.88%) JSON
6 777 (17.91%) XSLT
7 678 (15.63%) jQuery
8 641 (14.78%) Spring
9 639 (14.73%) SOAP
10 585 (13.49%) REST
11 573 (13.21%) ASP.NET
12 509 (11.73%) Ajax
13 453 (10.44%) J2EE
14 447 (10.30%) HTML5
15 363 (8.37%) Hibernate
16 361 (8.32%) XSD
17 336 (7.75%) WCF
18 300 (6.92%) RESTful
19 274 (6.32%) JSP
20 259 (5.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 321 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (4.33%) User Experience
3 183 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 160 (3.69%) Open Source
5 158 (3.64%) Derivative
6 133 (3.07%) Mobile App
7 132 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
8 95 (2.19%) Data Structures
9 89 (2.05%) Fixed Income
10 81 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 78 (1.80%) Social Media
12 72 (1.66%) W3C
13 68 (1.57%) Management Information System
14 66 (1.52%) iPad
15 60 (1.38%) Data Integration
16 49 (1.13%) iPhone
17 48 (1.11%) N-Tier
18 47 (1.08%) NHS
19 45 (1.04%) Algorithms
20 43 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 677 (15.61%) Linux
2 595 (13.72%) UNIX
3 473 (10.90%) Windows
4 183 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 159 (3.67%) Android
6 82 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (1.29%) Solaris
8 45 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 36 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (0.76%) SUSE
11 28 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 23 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.48%) AIX
13 21 (0.48%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.35%) CentOS
15 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.23%) HPUX
17 9 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1413 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 708 (16.32%) TDD
3 662 (15.26%) MVC
4 632 (14.57%) Scrum
5 567 (13.07%) OO
6 454 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
7 433 (9.98%) SOA
8 298 (6.87%) Unit Testing
9 283 (6.52%) Web Development
10 282 (6.50%) Software Engineering
11 273 (6.29%) E-Commerce
12 269 (6.20%) UML
13 243 (5.60%) BDD
14 238 (5.49%) Workflow
15 232 (5.35%) Data Modelling
16 202 (4.66%) CRM
17 196 (4.52%) Content Management
18 195 (4.50%) OOP
19 188 (4.33%) ITIL
20 185 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1744 (40.20%) SQL
2 1675 (38.61%) Java
3 1407 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 982 (22.64%) C#
5 337 (7.77%) PL/SQL
6 302 (6.96%) PHP
7 231 (5.33%) Python
8 217 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 210 (4.84%) C++
10 176 (4.06%) XPath
11 159 (3.67%) Shell Script
12 154 (3.55%) VB.NET
13 151 (3.48%) Ruby
14 148 (3.41%) Perl
15 140 (3.23%) PowerShell
16 116 (2.67%) VBScript
17 103 (2.37%) C
18 102 (2.35%) Objective-C
19 99 (2.28%) XQuery
20 88 (2.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 337 (7.77%) Degree
2 287 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 176 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 85 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 80 (1.84%) ISEB
6 56 (1.29%) MCITP
7 46 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 42 (0.97%) Sun Certification
9 35 (0.81%) MCSA
10 26 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 22 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.30%) MCTS
13 11 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (0.23%) BC Cleared
14 10 (0.23%) HND
15 9 (0.21%) OCPJP
16 8 (0.18%) MCSE
17 6 (0.14%) HNC
18 5 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (7.42%) QA
2 26 (0.60%) HL7
3 21 (0.48%) SLA
4 18 (0.41%) EMIR
5 15 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.32%) CDISC
7 13 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.21%) WCAG
9 7 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.092%) WAI
12 3 (0.069%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.046%) COBIT
13 2 (0.046%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.046%) DICOM
13 2 (0.046%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.023%) FATCA
14 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 64 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.39%) KVM
4 16 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.35%) Docker
6 13 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (0.25%) Shibboleth
9 9 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.18%) NFS
11 6 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.12%) Varnish
12 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.12%) Xen
12 5 (0.12%) SRDF
12 5 (0.12%) vSphere
13 4 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.092%) HDFS
14 3 (0.069%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.069%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 67 (1.54%) Puppet
2 64 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
3 40 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.62%) Vagrant
5 26 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
6 24 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 21 (0.48%) SCOM
8 11 (0.25%) Control-M
9 10 (0.23%) WMI
9 10 (0.23%) SCCM
9 10 (0.23%) HP UCMDB
10 9 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 9 (0.21%) Ansible
11 8 (0.18%) SCOrch
12 7 (0.16%) CA Endevor
12 7 (0.16%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.14%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.14%) SCSM
14 5 (0.12%) OpenIDM
14 5 (0.12%) yum
Vendors
1 987 (22.75%) Oracle
2 564 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 198 (4.56%) IBM
4 147 (3.39%) Adobe
5 117 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 107 (2.47%) SAP
7 92 (2.12%) HP
8 84 (1.94%) Google
9 83 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
10 77 (1.78%) Sybase
11 57 (1.31%) Informatica
12 49 (1.13%) TIBCO
13 48 (1.11%) Perforce
14 43 (0.99%) ServiceNow
15 42 (0.97%) ATG
16 41 (0.95%) Sitecore
16 41 (0.95%) Twitter
17 39 (0.90%) Endeca
18 35 (0.81%) hybris
19 34 (0.78%) webMethods
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £144 - £145 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Brewers
Rate: Salary circa £40k plus benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £440 per day DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £market rates per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum commensurate with experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive - on application
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £250 per day for 12 months
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago