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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 11 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing XML 53 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.00% 8.84% 7.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.33% 38.38% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 18
Average daily rate £350 £276 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.81% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £211 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £35.18 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% +8.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
150 99 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.30% 23.02% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 57 75
Average daily rate £438 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 20
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood -1 11 £225 -15.09% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -
Basildon -4 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 58 (59.79%) Web Services
2 45 (46.39%) HTML
2 45 (46.39%) SQL
3 44 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (39.18%) Java
5 34 (35.05%) J2EE
5 34 (35.05%) SQL Server
6 33 (34.02%) SOAP
7 28 (28.87%) REST
8 26 (26.80%) Unix
9 24 (24.74%) Oracle
10 23 (23.71%) TopLink
11 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
12 20 (20.62%) TDD
13 19 (19.59%) AccuRev
14 18 (18.56%) HTML5
14 18 (18.56%) JSON
14 18 (18.56%) SOA
14 18 (18.56%) User Stories
15 17 (17.53%) HP
15 17 (17.53%) XSLT
15 17 (17.53%) XSD
15 17 (17.53%) CSS
15 17 (17.53%) Finance
16 16 (16.49%) Struts
16 16 (16.49%) Ant
17 15 (15.46%) PL/SQL
17 15 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (15.46%) Google
17 15 (15.46%) Marketing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (15.46%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.31%) Apache ServiceMix
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (6.19%) CMS
3 6 (6.19%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.12%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.12%) IIS
4 4 (4.12%) JBoss
4 4 (4.12%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.03%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) FTP
1 2 (2.06%) SSH
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.37%) MySQL
2 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.25%) DB2
3 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.22%) WebFOCUS
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 19 (19.59%) AccuRev
2 16 (16.49%) Ant
3 8 (8.25%) HP UFT
3 8 (8.25%) JUnit
4 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.22%) SoapUI
5 6 (6.19%) Checkstyle
5 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.19%) FindBugs
5 6 (6.19%) TestDirector
6 4 (4.12%) Maven
6 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.09%) EasyMock
7 3 (3.09%) Mockito
7 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (2.06%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (2.06%) PVCS
9 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Marketing
3 13 (13.40%) Manufacturing
4 11 (11.34%) Automotive
4 11 (11.34%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.12%) Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (60.82%) Developer
2 26 (26.80%) Java Developer
3 19 (19.59%) J2EE Developer
4 17 (17.53%) Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (9.28%) XML Developer
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Developer
7 7 (7.22%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (7.22%) SOA Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Tester
8 6 (6.19%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.15%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.12%) C++/Java Developer
10 4 (4.12%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (59.79%) Web Services
2 45 (46.39%) HTML
3 34 (35.05%) J2EE
4 33 (34.02%) SOAP
5 28 (28.87%) REST
6 23 (23.71%) TopLink
7 18 (18.56%) HTML5
7 18 (18.56%) JSON
8 17 (17.53%) CSS
8 17 (17.53%) XSD
8 17 (17.53%) XSLT
9 16 (16.49%) Struts
10 14 (14.43%) Apache Camel
10 14 (14.43%) JSP
10 14 (14.43%) RESTful
11 12 (12.37%) .NET
12 10 (10.31%) JSF
13 9 (9.28%) PrimeFaces
13 9 (9.28%) Servlets
13 9 (9.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Clustering
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.12%) Replication
2 4 (4.12%) User Experience
3 3 (3.09%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.06%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.03%) EFT
5 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Unix
2 12 (12.37%) Windows
3 10 (10.31%) Solaris
4 9 (9.28%) Linux
5 2 (2.06%) VME
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) TDD
3 18 (18.56%) SOA
3 18 (18.56%) User Stories
4 15 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.43%) Open Source
6 10 (10.31%) ETL
6 10 (10.31%) Scrum
7 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.28%) Test Automation
8 8 (8.25%) ITIL
8 8 (8.25%) Use Case
8 8 (8.25%) Wealth Management
8 8 (8.25%) Web Development
9 7 (7.22%) B2C
9 7 (7.22%) ERP
9 7 (7.22%) MVC
9 7 (7.22%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) Software Testing
9 7 (7.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.39%) SQL
2 38 (39.18%) Java
3 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.46%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.15%) C#
6 4 (4.12%) C++
7 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.06%) ANSI C
8 2 (2.06%) C
9 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) ISEB
1 7 (7.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Oracle
2 17 (17.53%) HP
3 15 (15.46%) Google
4 14 (14.43%) WSO2
5 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.31%) IBM
7 6 (6.19%) Rally
8 5 (5.15%) BMC
8 5 (5.15%) Remedy
9 2 (2.06%) BEA
9 2 (2.06%) FatWire
9 2 (2.06%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.03%) Capita
10 1 (1.03%) Omniture
10 1 (1.03%) Software AG
10 1 (1.03%) SunGard
10 1 (1.03%) Tableau
10 1 (1.03%) Terracotta
10 1 (1.03%) webMethods
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