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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 32 6 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Contract jobs citing XML 11 48 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.56% 15.74% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.24% 43.64% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £34.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.11% -7.33%
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
152 110 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.19% 36.07% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 63 52
Average daily rate £338 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Maidstone -2 6 £350 +64.70%
Tunbridge Wells -11 3 - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) Web Services
1 12 (54.55%) REST
2 10 (45.45%) Memory Management
2 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 10 (45.45%) Mobile Development
2 10 (45.45%) OpenGL
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) JSON
2 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) iPhone
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) Cocoa
4 7 (31.82%) Xcode
4 7 (31.82%) Objective-C
4 7 (31.82%) iOS Development
4 7 (31.82%) iPad
4 7 (31.82%) Cocoa Touch
4 7 (31.82%) Apple iOS
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) MySQL
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) GlassFish
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
6 5 (22.73%) NetBeans
6 5 (22.73%) Hibernate

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (22.73%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) Xcode
3 5 (22.73%) NetBeans
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 5 (22.73%) Bitbucket
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
5 2 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) iOS Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Android Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) ETL Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
1 12 (54.55%) REST
2 10 (45.45%) JSON
2 10 (45.45%) OpenGL
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) Cocoa Touch
3 7 (31.82%) Cocoa
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
6 3 (13.64%) Android SDK
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) XSD
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) JMS
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
1 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 7 (31.82%) iPhone
2 7 (31.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Apple iOS
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) Memory Management
1 10 (45.45%) Mobile Development
2 7 (31.82%) iOS Development
3 3 (13.64%) Android Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Web Design
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Objective-C
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) webMethods
1 2 (9.09%) Altova
1 2 (9.09%) Talend
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