The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Kent 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 5 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 49 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.38% 2.91% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.36% 13.11% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 3
Average daily rate
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£275 - £383
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £397
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 £33.73 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +7.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
113 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.07% 22.18% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 41
Average daily rate £303 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
South East

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Kent

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

XML
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +5 23 £350 -
Dartford - 2 - -
Maidstone - 1 - - 3
Sittingbourne - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
Longfield - - - -
West Malling - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 63 (96.92%) SQL
2 50 (76.92%) JSON
3 46 (70.77%) REST
4 37 (56.92%) SOA
5 36 (55.38%) Internet
5 36 (55.38%) Mobile App
6 35 (53.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 35 (53.85%) Facebook
6 35 (53.85%) Twitter
6 35 (53.85%) Google
6 35 (53.85%) OAuth
7 32 (49.23%) Use Case
7 32 (49.23%) TDD
7 32 (49.23%) Rapid Prototyping
8 28 (43.08%) Java
9 25 (38.46%) Spring
10 21 (32.31%) Game Development
10 21 (32.31%) Games
11 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
12 18 (27.69%) .NET
12 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
12 18 (27.69%) C#
12 18 (27.69%) HTML
12 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
13 17 (26.15%) VB.NET
14 16 (24.62%) CSS
14 16 (24.62%) MVC
15 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
15 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (6.15%) Apache
1 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 36 (55.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) Ingres
3 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.15%) JUnit
3 3 (4.62%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) PhoneGap
General
1 21 (32.31%) Games
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (93.85%) Developer
2 28 (43.08%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (40.00%) Lead Developer
4 14 (21.54%) Web Developer
5 12 (18.46%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Tester
7 2 (3.08%) Test Consultant
8 1 (1.54%) webMethods Specialist
8 1 (1.54%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (1.54%) webMethods Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.54%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.54%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (76.92%) JSON
2 46 (70.77%) REST
3 35 (53.85%) OAuth
4 25 (38.46%) Spring
5 18 (27.69%) .NET
5 18 (27.69%) HTML
5 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
6 16 (24.62%) CSS
7 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (21.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 13 (20.00%) WCF
10 12 (18.46%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (13.85%) HTML5
11 9 (13.85%) Web Services
12 5 (7.69%) jQuery
12 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
13 4 (6.15%) J2ME
13 4 (6.15%) J2SE
13 4 (6.15%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 36 (55.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) SOA
2 35 (53.85%) Mobile Application Development
3 32 (49.23%) Use Case
3 32 (49.23%) TDD
3 32 (49.23%) Rapid Prototyping
4 21 (32.31%) Game Development
5 16 (24.62%) MVC
6 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
6 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
7 11 (16.92%) OOP
8 8 (12.31%) Automation Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.69%) OO
10 5 (7.69%) OOD
11 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.15%) System Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.15%) Web Development
12 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 63 (96.92%) SQL
2 28 (43.08%) Java
3 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.69%) C#
4 17 (26.15%) VB.NET
5 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 8 (12.31%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) OCPJP
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Facebook
1 35 (53.85%) Twitter
1 35 (53.85%) Google
2 5 (7.69%) Telerik
2 5 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) webMethods
4 2 (3.08%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) Software AG
4 2 (3.08%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
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Kent Police
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Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Rate: £30,427 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago