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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 28 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.40% 5.14% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.82% 28.13% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -30.00%
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 £32.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
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Surrey

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
44 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 20.47% 18.29% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 13
Average daily rate £325 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JSON
3 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (35.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) Coaching
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.00%) Maven
7 3 (15.00%) Publishing
7 3 (15.00%) WinForms
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) XSLT
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) MySQL
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) JBoss
7 3 (15.00%) ETL
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (15.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) RoboHelp
2 1 (5.00%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) 3G
2 2 (10.00%) Telnet
2 2 (10.00%) 2G
2 2 (10.00%) LTE
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) SNMP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) DTS
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Author
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Author
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.00%) XML Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
3 3 (15.00%) WinForms
4 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) Guice
4 1 (5.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.00%) JiBX
4 1 (5.00%) OSGi
4 1 (5.00%) XSD
4 1 (5.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (35.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) Nortel
3 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (10.00%) Huawei
3 2 (10.00%) Greenplum
3 2 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (5.00%) Talend
4 1 (5.00%) ForgeRock
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.00%) IBM