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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 19 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 36 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.47% 7.87% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.11% 30.20% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 7
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£287 £210 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -47.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £127 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% +11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.70 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £35.21 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
97 149 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.82% 26.05% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 32
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £35.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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
Brentwood +3 11 £265 - 2
Basildon +2 6 - -
Chelmsford -5 2 £425 +102.38%
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 3
Braintree - - - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 103 (85.83%) Java
2 96 (80.00%) HTML
3 88 (73.33%) SQL
4 69 (57.50%) UNIX
5 64 (53.33%) JavaScript
6 62 (51.67%) Oracle
6 62 (51.67%) Web Services
7 57 (47.50%) CSS
7 57 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (46.67%) Linux
9 54 (45.00%) Relational Database
10 47 (39.17%) PL/SQL
11 46 (38.33%) Web Development
12 44 (36.67%) Spring
13 43 (35.83%) J2EE
14 41 (34.17%) MVC
15 40 (33.33%) Hibernate
16 39 (32.50%) MySQL
16 39 (32.50%) Spring MVC
17 36 (30.00%) JBoss
17 36 (30.00%) LDAP
18 32 (26.67%) REST
19 31 (25.83%) MariaDB
19 31 (25.83%) HTML5
19 31 (25.83%) JPA
19 31 (25.83%) JAAS
20 30 (25.00%) TDD
20 30 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
21 29 (24.17%) Ajax
21 29 (24.17%) Mac OS X

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 36 (30.00%) JBoss
2 15 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 13 (10.83%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.83%) Apache
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (3.33%) CMS
7 2 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.67%) Node.js
7 2 (1.67%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
2 2 (1.67%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.00%) LDAP
2 17 (14.17%) HTTP
3 6 (5.00%) VPN
3 6 (5.00%) SSL
4 3 (2.50%) Internet
5 2 (1.67%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 39 (32.50%) MySQL
3 31 (25.83%) MariaDB
4 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
5 16 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 14 (11.67%) Neo4j
7 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (4.17%) DTS
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Eclipse
2 11 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.17%) Ant
3 9 (7.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 6 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.33%) Subversion
6 2 (1.67%) jEdit
6 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.67%) JIRA
6 2 (1.67%) Maven
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
General
1 10 (8.33%) Finance
1 10 (8.33%) Marketing
2 9 (7.50%) Publishing
3 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.17%) Legal
5 3 (2.50%) Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Automotive
5 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 94 (78.33%) Developer
2 57 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 11 (9.17%) Consultant
4 10 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Project Leader
6 6 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 6 (5.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 6 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (5.00%) Software Project Leader
7 5 (4.17%) UI Developer
7 5 (4.17%) UI Programmer
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 3 (2.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (80.00%) HTML
2 62 (51.67%) Web Services
3 57 (47.50%) CSS
4 44 (36.67%) Spring
5 43 (35.83%) J2EE
6 40 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 39 (32.50%) Spring MVC
8 32 (26.67%) REST
9 31 (25.83%) HTML5
9 31 (25.83%) JPA
9 31 (25.83%) JAAS
10 29 (24.17%) Ajax
11 26 (21.67%) XSLT
12 23 (19.17%) SOAP
12 23 (19.17%) JAX-RS
13 20 (16.67%) TopLink
14 19 (15.83%) Struts
15 17 (14.17%) JSP
16 16 (13.33%) XHTML
17 12 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (10.83%) Visualisation
3 11 (9.17%) Biology
3 11 (9.17%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 8 (6.67%) Life Science
5 6 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.67%) NHS
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) User Experience
6 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.67%) Open Source
6 2 (1.67%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (57.50%) UNIX
2 56 (46.67%) Linux
3 29 (24.17%) Mac OS X
4 17 (14.17%) Windows
5 13 (10.83%) Solaris
6 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.33%) Web Development
3 41 (34.17%) MVC
4 30 (25.00%) TDD
5 22 (18.33%) Scrum
6 20 (16.67%) UML
6 20 (16.67%) OO
6 20 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (15.83%) Web Design
8 17 (14.17%) Content Management
9 16 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 15 (12.50%) Validation
11 13 (10.83%) Bioinformatics
11 13 (10.83%) Workflow
11 13 (10.83%) OOD
12 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 12 (10.00%) Microservices
13 9 (7.50%) Use Case
13 9 (7.50%) User Stories
13 9 (7.50%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 103 (85.83%) Java
2 88 (73.33%) SQL
3 64 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 47 (39.17%) PL/SQL
5 12 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.83%) C#
7 6 (5.00%) C++
7 6 (5.00%) Perl
8 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.67%) Python
9 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) XPath
10 1 (0.83%) VB6
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) XQuery
10 1 (0.83%) VB
10 1 (0.83%) VBA
10 1 (0.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 13 (10.83%) Degree
3 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) OCP
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
Vendors
1 62 (51.67%) Oracle
2 18 (15.00%) AccuRev
3 15 (12.50%) Sun
4 12 (10.00%) IBM
5 6 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.33%) FatWire
7 3 (2.50%) Adobe
8 2 (1.67%) webMethods
8 2 (1.67%) Software AG
8 2 (1.67%) Twitter
9 1 (0.83%) Red Gate
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