The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 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 Hounslow 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 1 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.23% 14.29% 13.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 40.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£500 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 19.35% 35.71% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
Average daily rate £500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XML
London

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Grails
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Capybara
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Grails
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell