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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 31 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 14 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.78% 4.76% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 16.67% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Average daily rate £300 £388 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £470 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
119 78 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.61% 28.57% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 38 42
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Maidstone - 3 £250 -
Folkestone - 1 - - 1
West Malling - 1 £300 -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 12 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Unix
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (37.50%) System Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
7 9 (28.13%) CSS
7 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (28.13%) Business Development
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (21.88%) Java
9 7 (21.88%) C#
9 7 (21.88%) .NET
9 7 (21.88%) MySQL
9 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.88%) jQuery
10 6 (18.75%) JIRA
10 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
10 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 6 (18.75%) Migration

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (15.63%) GlassFish
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (21.88%) MySQL
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (6.25%) OLTP
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 5 (15.63%) Bitbucket
3 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.63%) NetBeans
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (3.13%) JMeter
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Developer
3 13 (40.63%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 12 (37.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle Reports Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Report Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
7 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Junior
8 3 (9.38%) Junior Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Junior SQL Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Oracle Forms Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) jQuery
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (6.25%) DHTML
6 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (6.25%) WinForms
6 2 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Unix
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 12 (37.50%) System Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Business Development
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) Android Development
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.13%) B2B
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
5 7 (21.88%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) VB
7 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) SAP