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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 11 32 8
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs citing XML 30 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.46% 4.71% 18.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.61% 9.77% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 16
Median daily rate £325 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £36.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -9.43%
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
98 133 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.91% 48.19% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 69 45
Median daily rate £375 £338 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £375 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Tunbridge Wells +5 24 - -
Dover - 2 £255 -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 35 (63.64%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (43.64%) JSON
4 22 (40.00%) Java
5 19 (34.55%) Oracle
6 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
6 17 (30.91%) Degree
7 16 (29.09%) System Testing
7 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (29.09%) Business Development
7 16 (29.09%) Business Analysis
7 16 (29.09%) PL/SQL
7 16 (29.09%) Web Services
7 16 (29.09%) Unix
7 16 (29.09%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (29.09%) OpenGL
7 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
7 16 (29.09%) Memory Management
7 16 (29.09%) REST
7 16 (29.09%) Mobile App
7 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database
7 16 (29.09%) Mobile Development
8 15 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 14 (25.45%) Eclipse
9 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
10 12 (21.82%) HTML
11 11 (20.00%) Scrum
11 11 (20.00%) Subversion
12 10 (18.18%) iPhone

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 (14.55%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) Mule
2 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (16.36%) MySQL
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (25.45%) Eclipse
2 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
3 11 (20.00%) Subversion
4 10 (18.18%) Xcode
5 8 (14.55%) Ant
5 8 (14.55%) Maven
5 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (12.73%) JIRA
7 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.82%) JMeter
8 1 (1.82%) MSTest
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
2 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Developer
4 10 (18.18%) iOS Developer
5 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Java Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (12.73%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) Android Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Report Developer
8 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
9 5 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) JSON
2 16 (29.09%) OpenGL
2 16 (29.09%) REST
2 16 (29.09%) Web Services
3 12 (21.82%) HTML
4 10 (18.18%) Cocoa
4 10 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
5 8 (14.55%) J2EE
5 8 (14.55%) JDBC
5 8 (14.55%) JSP
5 8 (14.55%) Servlets
5 8 (14.55%) Spring
6 7 (12.73%) .NET
6 7 (12.73%) CSS
7 6 (10.91%) Android SDK
8 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.45%) DHTML
9 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Computer Science
2 16 (29.09%) Mobile App
3 10 (18.18%) iPad
3 10 (18.18%) iPhone
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Unix
2 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 9 (16.36%) Linux
4 6 (10.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Business Analysis
2 16 (29.09%) Business Development
2 16 (29.09%) Memory Management
2 16 (29.09%) Mobile Development
2 16 (29.09%) System Testing
3 11 (20.00%) Scrum
4 10 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 8 (14.55%) AOP
5 8 (14.55%) OOD
5 8 (14.55%) OOP
5 8 (14.55%) RUP
5 8 (14.55%) UML
6 6 (10.91%) Android Development
7 5 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (5.45%) SDLC
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) SQL
2 22 (40.00%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) PL/SQL
3 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
4 10 (18.18%) Objective-C
5 8 (14.55%) AspectJ
6 6 (10.91%) C#
7 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.45%) VB
8 3 (5.45%) VBScript
9 2 (3.64%) PHP
10 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) IBM
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.82%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Teradata