The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 5 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing XML 48 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 39.02% 17.07% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.54% 70.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 48 6 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
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Surrey

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 Leatherhead region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 66.67% 24.39% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 9 16
Average daily rate £400 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Leatherhead region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Leatherhead region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 63 (98.44%) Security Cleared
2 62 (96.88%) SC Cleared
3 54 (84.38%) HP
4 52 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
5 51 (79.69%) Test Management
6 49 (76.56%) SQL
7 43 (67.19%) Use Case
8 42 (65.63%) SoapUI
8 42 (65.63%) XML Messaging
9 41 (64.06%) SOAP
10 33 (51.56%) PL/SQL
10 33 (51.56%) Telecoms
11 32 (50.00%) UNIX
12 30 (46.88%) ISTQB
13 28 (43.75%) Perl
14 25 (39.06%) Oracle
15 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
15 22 (34.38%) Test Planning
16 20 (31.25%) Java
17 19 (29.69%) Shell Script
18 18 (28.13%) Oracle Database
19 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
20 16 (25.00%) Validation
20 16 (25.00%) Security Testing
21 12 (18.75%) System Testing
22 10 (15.63%) Incident Management
22 10 (15.63%) Subversion
23 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
23 9 (14.06%) Eclipse
24 8 (12.50%) HTML

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) FTP
3 1 (1.56%) IKE
3 1 (1.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) VoltDB
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (65.63%) SoapUI
2 10 (15.63%) Subversion
3 9 (14.06%) Eclipse
4 7 (10.94%) TestNG
5 6 (9.38%) Selenium
6 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.13%) JMeter
7 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.56%) Trac
General
1 33 (51.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Analyst
2 26 (40.63%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Test Manager
3 13 (20.31%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Test Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Tester
6 4 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.13%) Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) XML Messaging
2 41 (64.06%) SOAP
3 8 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
5 3 (4.69%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) XSD
6 1 (1.56%) XSLT
6 1 (1.56%) JAXB
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE
6 1 (1.56%) Spring
6 1 (1.56%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.13%) W3C
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (79.69%) Test Management
2 43 (67.19%) Use Case
3 22 (34.38%) Test Scripting
3 22 (34.38%) Test Planning
4 16 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 16 (25.00%) Validation
5 12 (18.75%) System Testing
6 10 (15.63%) Incident Management
7 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.81%) Usability Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.25%) TDD
10 3 (4.69%) Scrum
10 3 (4.69%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (4.69%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.69%) Software Delivery
10 3 (4.69%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (3.13%) User Stories
11 2 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (76.56%) SQL
2 33 (51.56%) PL/SQL
3 28 (43.75%) Perl
4 20 (31.25%) Java
5 19 (29.69%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
7 6 (9.38%) VBA
8 2 (3.13%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) C
9 1 (1.56%) C#
9 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (98.44%) Security Cleared
2 62 (96.88%) SC Cleared
3 30 (46.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 52 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 54 (84.38%) HP
2 25 (39.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Remedy
3 1 (1.56%) Google