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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 16 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 44 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.96% 7.91% 5.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% 31.30% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 7
Average daily rate
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£420 £323 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% +29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £33.73 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £28.50 £29.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £36.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +31.57%
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
154 115 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.36% 25.27% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 63 47
Average daily rate £390 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.95 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.47 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Saffron Walden - 9 - - 1
Basildon +1 6 - - 2
Brentwood - 5 £400 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -9 4 £460 +15.00%
Chelmsford +5 2 £225 -
Colchester - 1 - - 1
Billericay - - - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 62 (62.63%) HTML
2 60 (60.61%) SQL
3 57 (57.58%) Java
4 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
5 49 (49.49%) UNIX
6 41 (41.41%) Oracle
6 41 (41.41%) CSS
7 32 (32.32%) Linux
8 29 (29.29%) Windows
9 28 (28.28%) Ajax
10 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
12 22 (22.22%) Relational Database
13 20 (20.20%) PL/SQL
13 20 (20.20%) J2EE
13 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
14 19 (19.19%) Web Services
14 19 (19.19%) MVC
15 18 (18.18%) .NET
16 17 (17.17%) JSP
16 17 (17.17%) XHTML
16 17 (17.17%) Finance
16 17 (17.17%) Web Development
16 17 (17.17%) HTML5
17 16 (16.16%) JBoss
17 16 (16.16%) Hibernate
17 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2005
18 15 (15.15%) C#
18 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
18 15 (15.15%) Windows 7

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (14.14%) WebSphere
2 11 (11.11%) Apache
3 10 (10.10%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.07%) IIS
4 7 (7.07%) CMS
4 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.06%) Umbraco
6 4 (4.04%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.02%) OpenROAD
7 2 (2.02%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.01%) Node.js
8 1 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.01%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.01%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) LDAP
2 7 (7.07%) Internet
3 3 (3.03%) HTTP
4 2 (2.02%) Firewall
4 2 (2.02%) FTP
5 1 (1.01%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (14.14%) MySQL
4 14 (14.14%) Ingres
5 13 (13.13%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.08%) MariaDB
7 6 (6.06%) DTS
7 6 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.02%) dBASE
11 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.01%) MS Access
11 1 (1.01%) OLAP
11 1 (1.01%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Ant
2 8 (8.08%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.04%) Subversion
5 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.03%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.02%) VisualVM
6 2 (2.02%) Maven
6 2 (2.02%) JIRA
7 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Publishing
3 7 (7.07%) Automotive
4 6 (6.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (67.68%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) Analyst
3 18 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.11%) VB Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) UI Programmer
9 4 (4.04%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.04%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Software Project Leader
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Project Leader
10 3 (3.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (62.63%) HTML
2 41 (41.41%) CSS
3 28 (28.28%) Ajax
4 20 (20.20%) J2EE
5 19 (19.19%) Web Services
6 18 (18.18%) .NET
7 17 (17.17%) JSP
7 17 (17.17%) XHTML
7 17 (17.17%) HTML5
8 16 (16.16%) Hibernate
9 14 (14.14%) Spring
10 12 (12.12%) XSLT
10 12 (12.12%) JPA
10 12 (12.12%) jQuery
11 11 (11.11%) Servlets
11 11 (11.11%) JSON
12 10 (10.10%) Spring MVC
12 10 (10.10%) JAAS
12 10 (10.10%) SOAP
13 9 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Biology
1 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
1 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.05%) Life Science
2 5 (5.05%) Data Integration
2 5 (5.05%) Web 2.0
3 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.01%) Open Source
5 1 (1.01%) Social Media
5 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.49%) UNIX
2 32 (32.32%) Linux
3 29 (29.29%) Windows
4 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 10 (10.10%) Mac OS X
7 7 (7.07%) Solaris
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Android
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.19%) MVC
3 17 (17.17%) Web Development
4 13 (13.13%) Systems Analysis
4 13 (13.13%) Scrum
5 12 (12.12%) Content Management
5 12 (12.12%) SOA
6 11 (11.11%) OO
6 11 (11.11%) TDD
7 10 (10.10%) Validation
7 10 (10.10%) UML
7 10 (10.10%) RUP
7 10 (10.10%) ETL
8 9 (9.09%) Migration
8 9 (9.09%) Bioinformatics
9 8 (8.08%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.08%) RAD
9 8 (8.08%) Release Management
10 7 (7.07%) OOD
10 7 (7.07%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) SQL
2 57 (57.58%) Java
3 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.20%) PL/SQL
5 15 (15.15%) C#
6 13 (13.13%) Shell Script
7 12 (12.12%) VB6
7 12 (12.12%) VBA
7 12 (12.12%) VB
8 7 (7.07%) C++
9 4 (4.04%) Perl
10 2 (2.02%) C
11 1 (1.01%) PHP
11 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.01%) VBScript
11 1 (1.01%) Python
11 1 (1.01%) PeopleCode
11 1 (1.01%) FQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
1 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.02%) Opsview
Vendors
1 41 (41.41%) Oracle
2 16 (16.16%) JBoss
3 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.10%) IBM
4 10 (10.10%) AccuRev
5 9 (9.09%) FatWire
6 7 (7.07%) Sun
7 4 (4.04%) webMethods
8 3 (3.03%) Twitter
8 3 (3.03%) Software AG
9 2 (2.02%) ICL
9 2 (2.02%) Splunk
9 2 (2.02%) Facebook
9 2 (2.02%) Adobe
10 1 (1.01%) HP
10 1 (1.01%) Vignette
10 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.01%) Terracotta
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago