The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 26 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 17 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.59% 3.46% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.17% 12.50% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £390 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
XML
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
99 80 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.57% 27.68% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 50
Average daily rate £315 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £11.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.72% -93.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 6 £350 - 2
Maidstone - 6 £225 - 3
Margate - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - - 1
Whitstable - - - -
Dartford - - - - 2
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (98.41%) SQL
2 41 (65.08%) JSON
2 41 (65.08%) REST
3 29 (46.03%) Internet
4 27 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 26 (41.27%) Mobile Application Development
5 26 (41.27%) Facebook
5 26 (41.27%) Twitter
5 26 (41.27%) SOA
5 26 (41.27%) OAuth
5 26 (41.27%) Google
6 25 (39.68%) TDD
7 24 (38.10%) Rapid Prototyping
7 24 (38.10%) Use Case
7 24 (38.10%) HTML
8 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
9 21 (33.33%) C#
9 21 (33.33%) .NET
9 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 21 (33.33%) CSS
10 20 (31.75%) Java
11 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
12 18 (28.57%) VB.NET
12 18 (28.57%) MVC
13 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
13 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (25.40%) Spring
14 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (23.81%) WCF
14 15 (23.81%) Unit Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (6.35%) Apache
1 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Ingres
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Subversion
4 4 (6.35%) JUnit
4 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (3.17%) Zend Studio
6 2 (3.17%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (19.05%) Games
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (93.65%) Developer
2 23 (36.51%) Mobile Developer
3 15 (23.81%) Lead Developer
4 14 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Test Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Tester
9 2 (3.17%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.59%) Junior
10 1 (1.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (65.08%) JSON
1 41 (65.08%) REST
2 26 (41.27%) OAuth
3 24 (38.10%) HTML
4 21 (33.33%) .NET
4 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 21 (33.33%) CSS
5 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (25.40%) Spring
6 15 (23.81%) WCF
6 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 14 (22.22%) Web Services
8 12 (19.05%) HTML5
8 12 (19.05%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (15.87%) jQuery
10 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
11 6 (9.52%) J2ME
11 6 (9.52%) JPA
11 6 (9.52%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.59%) W3C
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) UNIX
1 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
1 2 (3.17%) CentOS
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) SOA
1 26 (41.27%) Mobile Application Development
2 25 (39.68%) TDD
3 24 (38.10%) Use Case
3 24 (38.10%) Rapid Prototyping
4 18 (28.57%) MVC
5 15 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.63%) OOP
7 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 12 (19.05%) Game Development
8 8 (12.70%) Automation Testing
9 6 (9.52%) OO
10 5 (7.94%) OOD
10 5 (7.94%) Web Development
10 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (6.35%) System Testing
11 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 62 (98.41%) SQL
2 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 21 (33.33%) C#
4 20 (31.75%) Java
5 18 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
7 10 (15.87%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) C
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) OCPJP
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Google
1 26 (41.27%) Facebook
1 26 (41.27%) Twitter
2 5 (7.94%) DevExpress
2 5 (7.94%) Telerik
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Zend
4 2 (3.17%) Red Gate
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