The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Guildford region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 13 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.20% 4.32% 6.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.53% 9.09% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£518 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 77 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.36% 47.53% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 16
Average daily rate £325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
XML
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 (63.64%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) Perl
4 9 (40.91%) MySQL
4 9 (40.91%) UNIX
4 9 (40.91%) Telnet
4 9 (40.91%) SNMP
4 9 (40.91%) Nortel
4 9 (40.91%) Ericsson
4 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (40.91%) Huawei
4 9 (40.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (40.91%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (36.36%) Greenplum
5 8 (36.36%) 3G
5 8 (36.36%) ETL
5 8 (36.36%) 2G
5 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) C++
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (31.82%) Talend
7 6 (27.27%) 4G
8 5 (22.73%) WCF
8 5 (22.73%) Web Development
8 5 (22.73%) J2EE
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) SOAP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SNMP
1 9 (40.91%) Telnet
1 9 (40.91%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (36.36%) 2G
2 8 (36.36%) 3G
3 6 (27.27%) 4G
4 3 (13.64%) LTE
5 2 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Architect
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Perl Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (4.55%) OSS Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 5 (22.73%) SOAP
3 5 (22.73%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) REST
4 4 (18.18%) Spring
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.64%) XSD
6 2 (9.09%) JDBC
6 2 (9.09%) Swing
6 2 (9.09%) JMS
6 2 (9.09%) WSDL
6 2 (9.09%) Kafka
6 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
7 1 (4.55%) WPF
7 1 (4.55%) JPA
7 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) DTV
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ETL
2 5 (22.73%) Validation
2 5 (22.73%) Web Development
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) Perl
4 7 (31.82%) C++
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) XQuery
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) Nortel
2 9 (40.91%) Ericsson
2 9 (40.91%) Huawei
2 9 (40.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 8 (36.36%) Greenplum
4 7 (31.82%) Talend
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
6 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) IBM