The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 23.08% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
XML
West Sussex

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 Gatwick region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
11 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 42.31% 3.03% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 18
Average daily rate £340 £530 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.84% +64.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Gatwick region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Gatwick region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Informatica
3 4 (66.67%) PowerCenter
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Baan
5 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) X++
5 1 (16.67%) MorphX
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) PowerCenter
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MorphX
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CGI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) X++
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Baan
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) SAP