The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 22 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 35 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.22% 8.71% 6.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.13% 30.77% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 8
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£425 £265 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% +24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £340 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 13
Average hourly rate £35.75 £28.71 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £27.50 £28.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £35.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 130 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.60% 28.32% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 75 41
Average daily rate £400 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
XML
East of England

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 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 28 July 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 0 7 £425 +13.33%
Brentwood -2 5 £281 -
Basildon -4 3 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 2
Billericay - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 57 (61.29%) SQL
2 52 (55.91%) HTML
3 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
4 40 (43.01%) Java
4 40 (43.01%) Oracle
5 39 (41.94%) UNIX
6 35 (37.63%) CSS
7 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 30 (32.26%) Windows
9 24 (25.81%) .NET
10 23 (24.73%) Linux
10 23 (24.73%) Ajax
11 21 (22.58%) C#
12 20 (21.51%) MVC
13 19 (20.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
15 17 (18.28%) Relational Database
16 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (17.20%) XHTML
16 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
17 15 (16.13%) JBoss
17 15 (16.13%) Web Development
17 15 (16.13%) Windows 7
18 14 (15.05%) Oracle Database
18 14 (15.05%) Ingres
18 14 (15.05%) ETL
18 14 (15.05%) PL/SQL
18 14 (15.05%) J2EE
19 13 (13.98%) Finance
19 13 (13.98%) Systems Analysis

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.75%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.60%) IIS
3 8 (8.60%) CMS
4 7 (7.53%) Umbraco
5 5 (5.38%) Apache
6 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.15%) OpenROAD
7 2 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.15%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.15%) LiveCycle
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) LDAP
2 5 (5.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
3 2 (2.15%) PuTTY
3 2 (2.15%) FTP
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (18.28%) Relational Database
4 14 (15.05%) Oracle Database
4 14 (15.05%) Ingres
5 12 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.68%) MySQL
7 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (8.60%) MariaDB
8 7 (7.53%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (6.45%) DTS
10 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (2.15%) dBASE
12 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.08%) OLTP
12 1 (1.08%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.68%) Ant
3 5 (5.38%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.23%) Subversion
6 2 (2.15%) VisualVM
6 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Automotive
2 6 (6.45%) Legal
3 3 (3.23%) Publishing
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (67.74%) Developer
2 20 (21.51%) Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 11 (11.83%) VB Developer
6 9 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Data Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.30%) VB6 Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.23%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Data Modeller
12 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL Developer
12 2 (2.15%) Web Applications Developer
12 2 (2.15%) OpenROAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (55.91%) HTML
2 35 (37.63%) CSS
3 24 (25.81%) .NET
4 23 (24.73%) Ajax
5 16 (17.20%) XHTML
6 14 (15.05%) J2EE
7 12 (12.90%) Hibernate
8 11 (11.83%) Web Services
8 11 (11.83%) XSD
8 11 (11.83%) HTML5
9 10 (10.75%) JPA
9 10 (10.75%) JAAS
9 10 (10.75%) Spring
9 10 (10.75%) Spring MVC
10 9 (9.68%) WCF
10 9 (9.68%) XML Schema
10 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 9 (9.68%) JSP
11 8 (8.60%) Middleware
12 7 (7.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.38%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.15%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.08%) LLPG
5 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.08%) iPhone
5 1 (1.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.94%) UNIX
2 30 (32.26%) Windows
3 23 (24.73%) Linux
4 15 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 12 (12.90%) Windows XP
5 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.75%) Mac OS X
7 7 (7.53%) Solaris
8 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.15%) Android
9 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) MVC
2 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.13%) Web Development
4 14 (15.05%) ETL
5 13 (13.98%) Systems Analysis
6 12 (12.90%) UML
6 12 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 11 (11.83%) EAI
7 11 (11.83%) TDD
7 11 (11.83%) SOA
7 11 (11.83%) Migration
8 10 (10.75%) OO
8 10 (10.75%) RUP
9 9 (9.68%) Validation
9 9 (9.68%) Content Management
9 9 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 9 (9.68%) Scrum
10 8 (8.60%) RAD
11 5 (5.38%) OOD
11 5 (5.38%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.29%) SQL
2 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
3 40 (43.01%) Java
4 21 (22.58%) C#
5 14 (15.05%) PL/SQL
6 12 (12.90%) VB6
6 12 (12.90%) VB
6 12 (12.90%) VBA
7 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.30%) C++
9 2 (2.15%) C
9 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.08%) VBScript
10 1 (1.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.08%) FQL
10 1 (1.08%) PeopleCode
10 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.45%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 40 (43.01%) Oracle
2 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.13%) JBoss
4 10 (10.75%) IBM
5 9 (9.68%) FatWire
6 6 (6.45%) Sun
7 5 (5.38%) AccuRev
8 3 (3.23%) webMethods
8 3 (3.23%) Adobe
9 2 (2.15%) Software AG
9 2 (2.15%) ICL
9 2 (2.15%) Splunk
9 2 (2.15%) Facebook
9 2 (2.15%) Twitter
10 1 (1.08%) ESRI
10 1 (1.08%) Terracotta
10 1 (1.08%) Lagan
10 1 (1.08%) Civica
10 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.08%) HP
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago