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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 3 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.46% 10.24% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.68% 32.50% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£315 £518 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +47.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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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
31 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.41% 31.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 43
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) DHTML
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) DTS
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) RoboHelp
1 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) DTS
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Author
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Author
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (60.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat