The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 10 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing XML 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 3.13% 1.67% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£215 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 12.50% 10.00% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate £325 £435 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.28% +39.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £435 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Kingston Upon Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Trello
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) Lucene
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com