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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 18 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 47 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.20% 6.08% 10.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.87% 24.24% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 25
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£400 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £425 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £40.60 £39.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +42.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
189 132 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.94% 25.10% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 77 79
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 20
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.76 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.51% +37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £28.95 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £46.00 £37.50
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 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 3 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
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 3 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 +5 18 £400 - 1
Chelmsford -7 6 - -
Brentwood -4 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea -14 1 £450 +9.09%
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 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 72 (59.50%) Java
2 69 (57.02%) SQL
3 65 (53.72%) HTML
4 60 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (47.93%) Web Services
6 54 (44.63%) J2EE
7 51 (42.15%) SOAP
8 42 (34.71%) TDD
9 41 (33.88%) CSS
10 40 (33.06%) JavaScript
11 39 (32.23%) UNIX
12 38 (31.40%) HTML5
13 37 (30.58%) TopLink
14 36 (29.75%) SQL Server
14 36 (29.75%) Linux
15 31 (25.62%) EclipseLink
16 30 (24.79%) Relational Database
16 30 (24.79%) Windows
17 29 (23.97%) REST
18 28 (23.14%) Ajax
18 28 (23.14%) Oracle
19 26 (21.49%) Eclipse
20 25 (20.66%) OO
20 25 (20.66%) Solaris
21 24 (19.83%) Ant
22 23 (19.01%) WebSphere
23 22 (18.18%) User Stories
23 22 (18.18%) Hibernate
23 22 (18.18%) Finance
24 21 (17.36%) Struts

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 23 (19.01%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.22%) JBoss
3 15 (12.40%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.79%) IIS
5 6 (4.96%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle iProcurement
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.83%) AWD
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) LDAP
2 4 (3.31%) HTTP
3 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.65%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) FTP
4 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 30 (24.79%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.26%) MySQL
4 8 (6.61%) MariaDB
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Eclipse
2 24 (19.83%) Ant
3 17 (14.05%) AccuRev
3 17 (14.05%) SoapUI
4 9 (7.44%) JUnit
5 6 (4.96%) Subversion
5 6 (4.96%) Maven
5 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.65%) JIRA
8 2 (1.65%) Selenium
8 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.65%) Hudson
8 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.65%) JMeter
9 1 (0.83%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 17 (14.05%) Marketing
3 10 (8.26%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.13%) Automotive
5 3 (2.48%) Legal
5 3 (2.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Local Government
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (68.60%) Developer
2 56 (46.28%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Consultant
5 14 (11.57%) Analyst
6 13 (10.74%) Functional Consultant
7 11 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 11 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
8 10 (8.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (7.44%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 9 (7.44%) Supply Chain Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) E-Business Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) Project Manager
13 3 (2.48%) Business Analyst
13 3 (2.48%) Systems Analyst
13 3 (2.48%) SQL Developer
13 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Developer
13 3 (2.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (53.72%) HTML
2 58 (47.93%) Web Services
3 54 (44.63%) J2EE
4 51 (42.15%) SOAP
5 41 (33.88%) CSS
6 38 (31.40%) HTML5
7 37 (30.58%) TopLink
8 31 (25.62%) EclipseLink
9 29 (23.97%) REST
10 28 (23.14%) Ajax
11 22 (18.18%) Hibernate
12 21 (17.36%) Struts
13 19 (15.70%) XHTML
14 18 (14.88%) JSF
14 18 (14.88%) JAX-RS
14 18 (14.88%) JAX-WS
15 16 (13.22%) JPA
15 16 (13.22%) PrimeFaces
16 15 (12.40%) Spring
16 15 (12.40%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.31%) Hedge funds
2 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) EFT
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.23%) UNIX
2 36 (29.75%) Linux
3 30 (24.79%) Windows
4 25 (20.66%) Solaris
5 6 (4.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.71%) TDD
3 25 (20.66%) OO
4 22 (18.18%) User Stories
5 19 (15.70%) Content Management
6 18 (14.88%) Use Case
6 18 (14.88%) MVC
7 17 (14.05%) Web Development
8 15 (12.40%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (12.40%) Scrum
9 12 (9.92%) RUP
10 11 (9.09%) Validation
11 10 (8.26%) B2C
12 9 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.61%) SOA
14 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (4.96%) Configuration Management
14 6 (4.96%) SDLC
15 5 (4.13%) Microservices
15 5 (4.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (59.50%) Java
2 69 (57.02%) SQL
3 40 (33.06%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.88%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.79%) C#
6 4 (3.31%) Perl
7 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.65%) XQuery
7 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.65%) XPath
7 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.83%) VB
8 1 (0.83%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) SLA
1 2 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (23.14%) Oracle
2 21 (17.36%) IBM
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.13%) Adobe
4 3 (2.48%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.48%) MKS
5 2 (1.65%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.65%) HP
5 2 (1.65%) Citrix
5 2 (1.65%) Software AG
5 2 (1.65%) webMethods
6 1 (0.83%) BT
6 1 (0.83%) Sun
6 1 (0.83%) SunGard
6 1 (0.83%) FatWire
6 1 (0.83%) Omniture
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Terracotta
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago