The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 29 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 8 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.29% 4.59% 8.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.11% 9.70% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 15
Median daily rate £325 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+26.33% -1.05%
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
61 134 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.10% 47.35% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 79 51
Median daily rate £350 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -9 2 - - 1
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for XML.

1 25 (65.79%) JSON
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 16 (42.11%) Web Services
4 16 (42.11%) OpenGL
4 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 16 (42.11%) Degree
4 16 (42.11%) Memory Management
4 16 (42.11%) REST
4 16 (42.11%) Mobile App
4 16 (42.11%) Mobile Development
5 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
5 15 (39.47%) Java
6 14 (36.84%) Eclipse
7 11 (28.95%) Subversion
8 10 (26.32%) iPhone
8 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
8 10 (26.32%) iPad
8 10 (26.32%) iOS Development
8 10 (26.32%) Cocoa
8 10 (26.32%) Xcode
8 10 (26.32%) Objective-C
8 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 10 (26.32%) Core Data
8 10 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
9 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) OOP
9 9 (23.68%) Scrum
10 8 (21.05%) OOD
10 8 (21.05%) UML

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Mule
2 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Bluemix
1 7 (18.42%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 14 (36.84%) Eclipse
3 11 (28.95%) Subversion
4 10 (26.32%) Xcode
5 8 (21.05%) Ant
5 8 (21.05%) Maven
6 7 (18.42%) JIRA
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.63%) Bower
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) iOS Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (18.42%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Android Developer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) JSON
2 16 (42.11%) OpenGL
2 16 (42.11%) REST
2 16 (42.11%) Web Services
3 10 (26.32%) Cocoa
3 10 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
3 10 (26.32%) Core Data
4 8 (21.05%) J2EE
4 8 (21.05%) JDBC
4 8 (21.05%) JSP
4 8 (21.05%) Servlets
4 8 (21.05%) Spring
5 6 (15.79%) Android SDK
5 6 (15.79%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) .NET
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET
7 3 (7.89%) CSS
7 3 (7.89%) DHTML
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Computer Science
1 16 (42.11%) Mobile App
2 10 (26.32%) iPad
2 10 (26.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 6 (15.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Memory Management
2 16 (42.11%) Mobile Development
3 10 (26.32%) iOS Development
4 9 (23.68%) OOP
4 9 (23.68%) Scrum
5 8 (21.05%) AOP
5 8 (21.05%) OOD
5 8 (21.05%) RUP
5 8 (21.05%) UML
6 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
6 7 (18.42%) Business Development
6 7 (18.42%) System Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Android Development
7 6 (15.79%) MVC
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.63%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) Objective-C
4 8 (21.05%) AspectJ
5 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
5 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.16%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.89%) VB
7 3 (7.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Infragistics
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.63%) Teradata