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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 26 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 37 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.88% 6.79% 8.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.56% 26.15% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +60.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £336 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £460 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.75 £28.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.73 £31.95 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.55 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.14%
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
164 130 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.07% 25.95% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 77 77
Average daily rate £400 £425 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +60.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £279 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 22
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 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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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
Basildon +6 17 £370 - 1
Brentwood +2 4 £200 -28.82% 1
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (60.98%) SQL
2 71 (57.72%) Java
3 67 (54.47%) HTML
4 62 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (47.97%) Web Services
6 55 (44.72%) J2EE
7 47 (38.21%) SOAP
8 46 (37.40%) CSS
8 46 (37.40%) JavaScript
9 43 (34.96%) UNIX
10 40 (32.52%) Linux
10 40 (32.52%) TDD
11 38 (30.89%) HTML5
12 35 (28.46%) Windows
12 35 (28.46%) TopLink
12 35 (28.46%) Relational Database
13 33 (26.83%) Ajax
14 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
14 32 (26.02%) Ant
15 31 (25.20%) WebSphere
15 31 (25.20%) EclipseLink
16 30 (24.39%) Oracle
17 29 (23.58%) Solaris
18 28 (22.76%) OO
19 26 (21.14%) XHTML
19 26 (21.14%) Eclipse
19 26 (21.14%) IBM
20 25 (20.33%) REST
21 24 (19.51%) Content Management
21 24 (19.51%) Hibernate

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (25.20%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.01%) JBoss
3 15 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.50%) IIS
5 6 (4.88%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.44%) CMS
7 3 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.81%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle iProcurement
3 9 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.81%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) LDAP
2 4 (3.25%) HTTP
3 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.63%) Internet
3 2 (1.63%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) FTP
4 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.46%) Relational Database
2 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.13%) MySQL
4 8 (6.50%) MariaDB
4 8 (6.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 32 (26.02%) Ant
2 26 (21.14%) Eclipse
3 18 (14.63%) AccuRev
4 17 (13.82%) SoapUI
5 10 (8.13%) JUnit
6 6 (4.88%) Subversion
6 6 (4.88%) Maven
6 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.63%) JIRA
9 2 (1.63%) Selenium
9 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.63%) Hudson
9 2 (1.63%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.63%) JMeter
10 1 (0.81%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (17.89%) Finance
2 17 (13.82%) Marketing
3 11 (8.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.07%) Automotive
5 3 (2.44%) Legal
5 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Local Government
7 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (67.48%) Developer
2 55 (44.72%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 16 (13.01%) Consultant
5 14 (11.38%) Functional Consultant
5 14 (11.38%) Analyst
6 12 (9.76%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Oracle Consultant
7 11 (8.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 9 (7.32%) J2EE Developer
9 9 (7.32%) Supply Chain Consultant
10 6 (4.88%) E-Business Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) AWS Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Project Manager
13 3 (2.44%) Business Analyst
13 3 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
13 3 (2.44%) Applications Support
13 3 (2.44%) PeopleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (54.47%) HTML
2 59 (47.97%) Web Services
3 55 (44.72%) J2EE
4 47 (38.21%) SOAP
5 46 (37.40%) CSS
6 38 (30.89%) HTML5
7 35 (28.46%) TopLink
8 33 (26.83%) Ajax
9 31 (25.20%) EclipseLink
10 26 (21.14%) XHTML
11 25 (20.33%) REST
12 24 (19.51%) Hibernate
13 23 (18.70%) Struts
14 19 (15.45%) JSP
15 18 (14.63%) JAX-RS
15 18 (14.63%) JAX-WS
16 17 (13.82%) JPA
17 16 (13.01%) Spring
18 15 (12.20%) .NET
18 15 (12.20%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Web 2.0
1 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.07%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.25%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
5 2 (1.63%) EFT
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.81%) Life Science
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.96%) UNIX
2 40 (32.52%) Linux
3 35 (28.46%) Windows
4 29 (23.58%) Solaris
5 6 (4.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.52%) TDD
3 28 (22.76%) OO
4 24 (19.51%) Content Management
5 22 (17.89%) User Stories
6 18 (14.63%) MVC
7 17 (13.82%) Use Case
8 16 (13.01%) Web Development
8 16 (13.01%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (12.20%) B2C
10 14 (11.38%) Scrum
11 12 (9.76%) Analytics
12 11 (8.94%) RUP
13 10 (8.13%) Validation
14 9 (7.32%) SOA
14 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (6.50%) SEO
16 7 (5.69%) RAD
17 6 (4.88%) Configuration Management
17 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.98%) SQL
2 71 (57.72%) Java
3 46 (37.40%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.26%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.50%) C#
6 4 (3.25%) Perl
7 3 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.63%) XPath
8 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.63%) XQuery
9 1 (0.81%) PeopleCode
9 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.81%) VB6
9 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Oracle
2 26 (21.14%) IBM
3 8 (6.50%) FatWire
3 8 (6.50%) Google
4 7 (5.69%) Omniture
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.07%) Adobe
6 3 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.44%) MKS
7 2 (1.63%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.63%) SunGard
7 2 (1.63%) HP
7 2 (1.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.81%) Software AG
8 1 (0.81%) webMethods
8 1 (0.81%) BT
8 1 (0.81%) Terracotta
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