The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 11 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.77% 2.90% 5.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.14% 5.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
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£518 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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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 Guildford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 75 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 27.82% 54.35% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 12
Average daily rate £320 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 14 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) MySQL
5 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 6 (28.57%) Perl
5 6 (28.57%) Telnet
5 6 (28.57%) Nortel
5 6 (28.57%) 3G
5 6 (28.57%) SNMP
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Ericsson
5 6 (28.57%) UNIX
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) ETL
5 6 (28.57%) 2G
5 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (28.57%) Huawei
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (23.81%) REST
6 5 (23.81%) LTE
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Spring
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Telnet
1 6 (28.57%) 3G
1 6 (28.57%) SNMP
1 6 (28.57%) 2G
1 6 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (23.81%) LTE
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) 4G
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
1 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
5 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (9.52%) Big Data
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Ant
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Database Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Perl Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) SOAP
3 5 (23.81%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) Spring
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) WCF
4 3 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) XSD
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) JDBC
5 2 (9.52%) JMS
5 2 (9.52%) Swing
5 2 (9.52%) WSDL
5 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) Kafka
6 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) DTV
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ETL
1 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
3 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) C++
6 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.76%) XQuery
8 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Nortel
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 6 (28.57%) Huawei
2 6 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (19.05%) Business Objects
3 4 (19.05%) Greenplum
3 4 (19.05%) Talend
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) IBM