The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 37 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 1159 1260 1364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.94% 5.19% 5.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.12% 16.59% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 839 896
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £25.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £43.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +7.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
England

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in London

XML
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in London

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in London

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in London

XML
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in London

XML
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
City of London -1 256 £450 - 106
Greenford - 6 - -
Docklands, London +8 4 £550 +56.02%
Canary Wharf +13 3 £600 +29.03% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 3 £215 -50.57% 3
Uxbridge +3 2 £624 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £288 -
Hounslow +3 1 £500 +25.00%
Croydon -1 1 £250 -19.48% 2
Chiswick - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chislehurst - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 898 (40.80%) Java
2 883 (40.12%) HTML
3 818 (37.16%) SQL
4 768 (34.89%) JavaScript
5 735 (33.39%) Web Services
6 624 (28.35%) CSS
7 592 (26.90%) JSON
8 513 (23.31%) .NET
9 493 (22.40%) Oracle
10 486 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
11 461 (20.95%) C#
12 455 (20.67%) TDD
13 382 (17.36%) Finance
14 370 (16.81%) Linux
14 370 (16.81%) OO
15 358 (16.27%) Scrum
16 352 (15.99%) XSLT
17 351 (15.95%) SQL Server
18 336 (15.27%) jQuery
19 332 (15.08%) SOAP
20 293 (13.31%) UNIX
20 293 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
21 287 (13.04%) Subversion
22 278 (12.63%) ASP.NET
23 274 (12.45%) MVC
24 270 (12.27%) BDD
25 257 (11.68%) Spring
25 257 (11.68%) Git (software)
26 250 (11.36%) HTML5
27 243 (11.04%) Banking

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 122 (5.54%) Apache
2 109 (4.95%) WebLogic
3 100 (4.54%) CMS
4 92 (4.18%) SharePoint
5 86 (3.91%) IIS
6 84 (3.82%) Node.js
7 78 (3.54%) WebSphere
8 76 (3.45%) Tomcat
9 66 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
10 43 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
11 39 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 39 (1.77%) Confluence
12 36 (1.64%) Umbraco
13 33 (1.50%) MQSeries
14 31 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 29 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
16 28 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 27 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
18 20 (0.91%) Drupal
19 18 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 124 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.77%) MS Office
3 37 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 34 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 30 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.36%) MS Project
9 5 (0.23%) Doxygen
10 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.091%) InDesign
12 2 (0.091%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.091%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.045%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.045%) Mingle
13 1 (0.045%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 42 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.73%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.64%) Magento
6 14 (0.64%) Workday HCM
7 12 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.50%) SAP HR
9 10 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
9 10 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
10 9 (0.41%) Tridion
10 9 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
11 8 (0.36%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.32%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.23%) SaaS
3 14 (0.64%) Force.com
4 12 (0.55%) GitHub
5 11 (0.50%) PaaS
6 7 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.27%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.23%) IaaS
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.18%) Joyent
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.091%) Heroku
10 2 (0.091%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.091%) Route 53
11 1 (0.045%) Trello
11 1 (0.045%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 191 (8.68%) HTTP
2 80 (3.63%) Internet
3 50 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.73%) SSL
5 32 (1.45%) DNS
6 31 (1.41%) FTP
7 30 (1.36%) LDAP
8 28 (1.27%) Firewall
9 24 (1.09%) HTTPS
10 20 (0.91%) Intranet
11 15 (0.68%) SSH
12 13 (0.59%) VPN
12 13 (0.59%) SAN
13 9 (0.41%) Multicast
14 8 (0.36%) NAS
14 8 (0.36%) VoIP
15 7 (0.32%) SNMP
15 7 (0.32%) RTSP
16 6 (0.27%) VLAN
16 6 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 190 (8.63%) Relational Database
3 185 (8.41%) MySQL
4 123 (5.59%) Oracle Database
5 106 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 103 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 94 (4.27%) MongoDB
8 87 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 79 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 67 (3.04%) RDBMS
12 64 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 57 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
14 47 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
15 44 (2.00%) Big Data
16 36 (1.64%) DB2
17 35 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
18 33 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
19 29 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
20 27 (1.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 287 (13.04%) Subversion
2 257 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 196 (8.91%) Cucumber
4 160 (7.27%) Visual Studio
5 158 (7.18%) Maven
6 147 (6.68%) Selenium
7 143 (6.50%) JUnit
8 110 (5.00%) JIRA
9 104 (4.73%) Jenkins
10 90 (4.09%) Mockito
11 84 (3.82%) WebDriver
12 83 (3.77%) Hudson
13 80 (3.63%) Ant
14 72 (3.27%) Eclipse
15 71 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 68 (3.09%) TeamCity
17 53 (2.41%) NUnit
18 51 (2.32%) JBehave
19 48 (2.18%) Xcode
19 48 (2.18%) WATIR
General
1 382 (17.36%) Finance
2 243 (11.04%) Banking
3 150 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 102 (4.63%) Retail
5 96 (4.36%) Publishing
6 83 (3.77%) Front Office
7 59 (2.68%) Back Office
8 43 (1.95%) Advertising
9 36 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.54%) Games
11 30 (1.36%) Marketing
11 30 (1.36%) Legal
12 23 (1.04%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.55%) Billing
14 12 (0.55%) Law
15 8 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.27%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1355 (61.56%) Developer
2 268 (12.18%) Java Developer
3 253 (11.49%) Analyst
4 148 (6.72%) Senior Developer
5 128 (5.82%) .NET Developer
6 122 (5.54%) Architect
7 105 (4.77%) Web Developer
8 99 (4.50%) Consultant
9 81 (3.68%) C# Developer
10 73 (3.32%) Business Analyst
11 71 (3.23%) Tester
11 71 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
12 66 (3.00%) iOS Developer
13 60 (2.73%) Test Analyst
14 55 (2.50%) PHP Developer
15 51 (2.32%) Android Developer
16 50 (2.27%) Software Engineer
17 48 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
18 43 (1.95%) Oracle Developer
19 42 (1.91%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 883 (40.12%) HTML
2 735 (33.39%) Web Services
3 624 (28.35%) CSS
4 592 (26.90%) JSON
5 513 (23.31%) .NET
6 352 (15.99%) XSLT
7 336 (15.27%) jQuery
8 332 (15.08%) SOAP
9 278 (12.63%) ASP.NET
10 257 (11.68%) Spring
11 250 (11.36%) HTML5
12 239 (10.86%) REST
13 236 (10.72%) Ajax
14 214 (9.72%) RESTful
15 188 (8.54%) XSD
16 186 (8.45%) J2EE
17 165 (7.50%) .NET Framework
18 142 (6.45%) CSS3
19 117 (5.32%) XHTML
20 113 (5.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 120 (5.45%) Open Source
2 105 (4.77%) Derivative
3 88 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 84 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 63 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 59 (2.68%) Fixed Income
7 59 (2.68%) iPad
8 54 (2.45%) Social Media
9 47 (2.14%) Data Integration
10 41 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 34 (1.54%) SWIFT
12 33 (1.50%) Data Conversion
13 30 (1.36%) iPhone
13 30 (1.36%) W3C
14 29 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
15 26 (1.18%) Client/Server
16 23 (1.04%) Equities
17 21 (0.95%) Market Risk
18 20 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 370 (16.81%) Linux
2 293 (13.31%) UNIX
3 216 (9.81%) Windows
4 110 (5.00%) Android
5 102 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.68%) Solaris
7 35 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.64%) SUSE
9 14 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.55%) HPUX
11 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.36%) CentOS
12 8 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.18%) VMS
13 4 (0.18%) zOS
13 4 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (20.67%) TDD
3 370 (16.81%) OO
4 358 (16.27%) Scrum
5 293 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
6 274 (12.45%) MVC
7 270 (12.27%) BDD
8 226 (10.27%) SOA
9 190 (8.63%) E-Commerce
10 150 (6.82%) Content Management
11 143 (6.50%) UML
12 135 (6.13%) Test Automation
13 133 (6.04%) Unit Testing
14 127 (5.77%) Web Development
15 122 (5.54%) Migration
16 120 (5.45%) Project Management
17 117 (5.32%) ETL
18 111 (5.04%) Data Modelling
18 111 (5.04%) Software Engineering
19 109 (4.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 898 (40.80%) Java
2 818 (37.16%) SQL
3 768 (34.89%) JavaScript
4 461 (20.95%) C#
5 187 (8.50%) PHP
6 166 (7.54%) PL/SQL
7 145 (6.59%) Python
8 135 (6.13%) Ruby
9 115 (5.22%) Shell Script
10 105 (4.77%) C++
11 103 (4.68%) T-SQL
12 96 (4.36%) Perl
13 92 (4.18%) Groovy
14 89 (4.04%) XPath
15 81 (3.68%) Objective-C
16 49 (2.23%) VBA
17 46 (2.09%) XQuery
17 46 (2.09%) VB.NET
18 42 (1.91%) C
19 39 (1.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 185 (8.41%) Degree
2 80 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 38 (1.73%) ISEB
5 21 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 14 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 12 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.36%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.27%) MCSD
14 5 (0.23%) MCP
14 5 (0.23%) PMP
14 5 (0.23%) MCITP
15 3 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (8.00%) QA
2 12 (0.55%) Data Quality
2 12 (0.55%) EMIR
2 12 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.45%) RosettaNet
4 9 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.36%) SLA
6 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.091%) Basel III
7 2 (0.091%) WAI
7 2 (0.091%) HL7
8 1 (0.045%) GCP
8 1 (0.045%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.045%) Basel II
8 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.045%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.045%) Section 508
System Software
1 25 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (0.36%) NFS
4 7 (0.32%) NDS
4 7 (0.32%) SRDF
5 6 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.14%) KVM
8 3 (0.14%) Docker
8 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.091%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.091%) vCloud
9 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.091%) HDFS
9 2 (0.091%) Xen
9 2 (0.091%) RACF
10 1 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.045%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 39 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.95%) Puppet
3 14 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.14%) Nagios
7 3 (0.14%) Control-M
7 3 (0.14%) WMI
7 3 (0.14%) SCOM
7 3 (0.14%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.14%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.14%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.091%) YUM
8 2 (0.091%) Cacti
8 2 (0.091%) Munin
8 2 (0.091%) Oozie
8 2 (0.091%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.091%) Opsview
8 2 (0.091%) SCCM
Vendors
1 493 (22.40%) Oracle
2 209 (9.50%) Microsoft
3 99 (4.50%) IBM
4 87 (3.95%) JBoss
5 64 (2.91%) Adobe
6 53 (2.41%) ATG
7 52 (2.36%) Google
8 51 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (2.27%) SAP
10 47 (2.14%) Red Hat
11 43 (1.95%) Endeca
11 43 (1.95%) Perforce
12 41 (1.86%) Sybase
13 38 (1.73%) HP
14 34 (1.54%) Sitecore
15 29 (1.32%) TIBCO
16 27 (1.23%) EPiServer
17 23 (1.04%) Zend
18 22 (1.00%) Akamai
19 21 (0.95%) Informatica
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 340
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £330 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago