The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 13 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing XML 59 48 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.52% 8.36% 3.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.97% 41.74% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 5
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£425 £207 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.06% -48.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £125 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £35.18 £30.00 £24.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.25% +24.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
XML
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 115 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.13% 20.03% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 66 42
Average daily rate £425 £283 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -27.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 12
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.07 £37.40 £35.00
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Essex region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Essex

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Essex region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

XML
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 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
Southend-on-Sea -5 16 £475 +264.93% 1
Basildon -2 8 - -
Brentwood 0 4 £306 -
Chelmsford -2 2 £425 +240.00%
Colchester +7 1 £225 -40.00%
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

1 109 (86.51%) Java
2 98 (77.78%) HTML
3 97 (76.98%) SQL
4 83 (65.87%) UNIX
5 74 (58.73%) Oracle
6 69 (54.76%) Linux
7 64 (50.79%) CSS
8 62 (49.21%) JavaScript
9 61 (48.41%) Relational Database
10 57 (45.24%) PL/SQL
11 56 (44.44%) Web Services
11 56 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (43.65%) Web Development
13 54 (42.86%) Spring
14 50 (39.68%) MVC
15 49 (38.89%) Hibernate
15 49 (38.89%) Spring MVC
16 48 (38.10%) MySQL
17 47 (37.30%) JBoss
18 46 (36.51%) LDAP
19 41 (32.54%) JAAS
19 41 (32.54%) JPA
20 39 (30.95%) MariaDB
20 39 (30.95%) Mac OS X
21 38 (30.16%) Enterprise Software
22 36 (28.57%) J2EE
23 33 (26.19%) TDD
24 29 (23.02%) Ajax
25 28 (22.22%) REST
25 28 (22.22%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 47 (37.30%) JBoss
2 20 (15.87%) WebSphere
3 15 (11.90%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.94%) Apache
5 7 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.76%) CMS
7 5 (3.97%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (3.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.59%) Node.js
9 2 (1.59%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (36.51%) LDAP
2 19 (15.08%) HTTP
3 6 (4.76%) VPN
3 6 (4.76%) SSL
4 5 (3.97%) Internet
5 2 (1.59%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (48.41%) Relational Database
2 48 (38.10%) MySQL
3 39 (30.95%) MariaDB
4 16 (12.70%) MongoDB
5 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 14 (11.11%) Neo4j
6 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.97%) DTS
7 5 (3.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Eclipse
2 13 (10.32%) Ant
3 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 5 (3.97%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.17%) Subversion
7 2 (1.59%) jEdit
7 2 (1.59%) JIRA
7 2 (1.59%) Maven
7 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.73%) Publishing
2 9 (7.14%) Marketing
3 8 (6.35%) Legal
4 7 (5.56%) Finance
5 6 (4.76%) Automotive
6 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.59%) Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (76.98%) Developer
2 62 (49.21%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.73%) Consultant
4 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 7 (5.56%) Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (4.76%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (4.76%) Project Leader
5 6 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (4.76%) Software Project Leader
5 6 (4.76%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 5 (3.97%) UI Programmer
6 5 (3.97%) UI Developer
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (3.17%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.17%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.17%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (77.78%) HTML
2 64 (50.79%) CSS
3 56 (44.44%) Web Services
4 54 (42.86%) Spring
5 49 (38.89%) Hibernate
5 49 (38.89%) Spring MVC
6 41 (32.54%) JAAS
6 41 (32.54%) JPA
7 36 (28.57%) J2EE
8 29 (23.02%) Ajax
9 28 (22.22%) REST
9 28 (22.22%) XSLT
10 25 (19.84%) HTML5
11 21 (16.67%) JAX-RS
11 21 (16.67%) Struts
12 19 (15.08%) JSP
13 18 (14.29%) XHTML
14 16 (12.70%) SOAP
15 13 (10.32%) Struts2
15 13 (10.32%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.16%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (11.90%) Visualisation
3 11 (8.73%) Biology
3 11 (8.73%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.35%) N-Tier
4 8 (6.35%) Life Science
5 6 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.76%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.17%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.38%) User Experience
8 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.59%) Open Source
9 1 (0.79%) NHS
9 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (65.87%) UNIX
2 69 (54.76%) Linux
3 39 (30.95%) Mac OS X
4 17 (13.49%) Windows
5 12 (9.52%) Solaris
6 2 (1.59%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (43.65%) Web Development
3 50 (39.68%) MVC
4 33 (26.19%) TDD
5 24 (19.05%) Scrum
6 23 (18.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (16.67%) UML
8 20 (15.87%) OO
8 20 (15.87%) Web Design
9 18 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 18 (14.29%) Content Management
10 16 (12.70%) Validation
11 14 (11.11%) Workflow
11 14 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 14 (11.11%) Microservices
12 13 (10.32%) Bioinformatics
12 13 (10.32%) OOD
13 11 (8.73%) RUP
14 9 (7.14%) Release Management
14 9 (7.14%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 109 (86.51%) Java
2 97 (76.98%) SQL
3 62 (49.21%) JavaScript
4 57 (45.24%) PL/SQL
5 13 (10.32%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.56%) C#
6 7 (5.56%) C++
7 6 (4.76%) Perl
8 4 (3.17%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.59%) PHP
10 2 (1.59%) Python
11 1 (0.79%) FQL
11 1 (0.79%) VB6
11 1 (0.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.79%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Sun Certification
2 12 (9.52%) Degree
3 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) OCP
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (58.73%) Oracle
2 17 (13.49%) AccuRev
3 15 (11.90%) Sun
4 14 (11.11%) IBM
5 8 (6.35%) FatWire
6 6 (4.76%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.17%) Adobe
9 3 (2.38%) Twitter
10 2 (1.59%) webMethods
10 2 (1.59%) Software AG
11 1 (0.79%) Terracotta
11 1 (0.79%) Facebook
11 1 (0.79%) Vignette