The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 46 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 915 1064 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.11% 4.50% 5.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.57% 15.06% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 740 780
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 12
Average hourly rate £21.25 £95.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.63% +245.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £43.00 £18.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £147.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
XML
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6741 7064 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.27% 29.88% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 5094 4662
Average daily rate £425 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 66
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
City of London +3 226 £425 -5.55% 98
Croydon +10 14 £350 -9.09% 2
Docklands, London +4 7 £303 -39.19% 1
Canary Wharf -2 6 £548 -
Hammersmith -4 6 £470 -
Feltham - 4 £473 - 2
Hounslow -1 3 £340 -15.00% 1
Brentford -10 3 £363 -27.50%
Uxbridge +4 2 £363 +3.57% 2
Greenford -2 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hackney - 2 £306 -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Twickenham - 1 £295 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 782 (43.28%) Java
2 777 (43.00%) SQL
3 639 (35.36%) HTML
4 614 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
5 575 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 563 (31.16%) Web Services
7 450 (24.90%) .NET
8 432 (23.91%) Oracle
9 421 (23.30%) CSS
10 401 (22.19%) JSON
11 381 (21.08%) Finance
12 373 (20.64%) C#
13 357 (19.76%) SQL Server
14 335 (18.54%) SOAP
15 320 (17.71%) TDD
16 293 (16.21%) Linux
17 270 (14.94%) OO
18 269 (14.89%) XSLT
19 262 (14.50%) Scrum
20 254 (14.06%) Microsoft
21 253 (14.00%) Banking
22 252 (13.95%) Spring
23 247 (13.67%) UNIX
24 223 (12.34%) REST
25 221 (12.23%) jQuery
26 220 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
27 214 (11.84%) Degree
28 193 (10.68%) Windows
29 184 (10.18%) ASP.NET
29 184 (10.18%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 150 (8.30%) WebLogic
2 100 (5.53%) Tomcat
3 95 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 89 (4.93%) JBoss
5 81 (4.48%) SharePoint
6 78 (4.32%) IIS
7 69 (3.82%) Apache
8 55 (3.04%) CMS
9 49 (2.71%) Node.js
10 30 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
11 27 (1.49%) MQSeries
12 26 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 24 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
13 24 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
15 20 (1.11%) Confluence
16 16 (0.89%) Mule
17 15 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 15 (0.83%) Drupal
18 13 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 88 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.10%) MS Office
3 31 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.60%) Photoshop
5 23 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.44%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.39%) MS Project
10 6 (0.33%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.055%) Weka
12 1 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.055%) FastStats
12 1 (0.055%) DOC1
12 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.055%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 45 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
5 11 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 11 (0.61%) WebTrends
5 11 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (0.50%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.50%) Summit
8 7 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.33%) Loan IQ
9 6 (0.33%) RMDS
10 5 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
10 5 (0.28%) thinkFolio
10 5 (0.28%) Magento
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.72%) GitHub
4 11 (0.61%) SaaS
5 10 (0.55%) Office 365
6 9 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.44%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.44%) Yammer
7 8 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.22%) Force.com
9 4 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.17%) Heroku
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.11%) IaaS
12 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 90 (4.98%) HTTP
2 58 (3.21%) Internet
3 56 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 49 (2.71%) LDAP
5 43 (2.38%) SSL
6 34 (1.88%) DNS
7 22 (1.22%) VPN
8 19 (1.05%) Firewall
9 15 (0.83%) Intranet
10 14 (0.77%) SAN
11 13 (0.72%) FTP
12 12 (0.66%) SNMP
13 10 (0.55%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.50%) Multicast
15 7 (0.39%) FCoE
15 7 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (0.39%) NAS
15 7 (0.39%) iSCSI
15 7 (0.39%) LAN
15 7 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 136 (7.53%) Oracle Database
3 135 (7.47%) Relational Database
4 90 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
5 79 (4.37%) RDBMS
6 78 (4.32%) MySQL
7 73 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 70 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 58 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 52 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 42 (2.32%) Big Data
13 41 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
14 40 (2.21%) DB2
15 37 (2.05%) NoSQL
16 34 (1.88%) MongoDB
17 33 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
18 29 (1.60%) Hadoop
19 25 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
20 23 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 167 (9.24%) Subversion
2 148 (8.19%) Maven
3 144 (7.97%) Git (software)
4 120 (6.64%) Visual Studio
5 101 (5.59%) JUnit
6 96 (5.31%) Cucumber
7 91 (5.04%) JIRA
8 86 (4.76%) Selenium
9 82 (4.54%) Jenkins
10 81 (4.48%) Ant
11 75 (4.15%) Eclipse
12 61 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 47 (2.60%) Hudson
14 40 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
15 29 (1.60%) SoapUI
15 29 (1.60%) Toad
16 26 (1.44%) WebDriver
17 23 (1.27%) Sahi
18 22 (1.22%) Mockito
19 21 (1.16%) WATIR
General
1 381 (21.08%) Finance
2 253 (14.00%) Banking
3 150 (8.30%) Investment Banking
4 96 (5.31%) Front Office
5 59 (3.27%) Retail
6 54 (2.99%) Marketing
7 53 (2.93%) Financial Institution
8 46 (2.55%) Publishing
9 24 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.33%) Games
10 20 (1.11%) Advertising
11 15 (0.83%) Back Office
12 14 (0.77%) Legal
13 11 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.55%) Law
15 6 (0.33%) iGaming
16 5 (0.28%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.28%) Electronics
17 4 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1119 (61.93%) Developer
2 258 (14.28%) Java Developer
3 197 (10.90%) Analyst
4 127 (7.03%) Senior Developer
5 110 (6.09%) Consultant
6 104 (5.76%) Architect
7 83 (4.59%) .NET Developer
8 66 (3.65%) C# Developer
9 61 (3.38%) Business Analyst
10 56 (3.10%) AWS Developer
11 55 (3.04%) Front-End Developer
12 51 (2.82%) Web Developer
13 45 (2.49%) Technical Consultant
14 42 (2.32%) Test Analyst
15 41 (2.27%) iOS Developer
16 40 (2.21%) Oracle Developer
17 36 (1.99%) Android Developer
17 36 (1.99%) Software Developer
17 36 (1.99%) SQL Developer
18 34 (1.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (35.36%) HTML
2 563 (31.16%) Web Services
3 450 (24.90%) .NET
4 421 (23.30%) CSS
5 401 (22.19%) JSON
6 335 (18.54%) SOAP
7 269 (14.89%) XSLT
8 252 (13.95%) Spring
9 223 (12.34%) REST
10 221 (12.23%) jQuery
11 184 (10.18%) ASP.NET
12 183 (10.13%) J2EE
13 180 (9.96%) HTML5
14 169 (9.35%) Ajax
15 161 (8.91%) .NET Framework
16 135 (7.47%) RESTful
17 134 (7.42%) Hibernate
18 128 (7.08%) XSD
19 120 (6.64%) JSP
20 114 (6.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 90 (4.98%) Derivative
4 77 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 75 (4.15%) User Experience
6 72 (3.98%) Open Source
7 61 (3.38%) Mobile App
8 52 (2.88%) Fixed Income
9 48 (2.66%) Client/Server
10 42 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (1.94%) Social Media
12 31 (1.72%) iPad
12 31 (1.72%) Equities
12 31 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
13 30 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
14 29 (1.60%) Data Structures
14 29 (1.60%) Management Information System
15 26 (1.44%) N-Tier
15 26 (1.44%) NHS
16 24 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 293 (16.21%) Linux
2 247 (13.67%) UNIX
3 193 (10.68%) Windows
4 72 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 71 (3.93%) Android
6 39 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.27%) SUSE
8 20 (1.11%) Solaris
9 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.39%) AIX
12 5 (0.28%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.28%) CentOS
13 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.22%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (17.71%) TDD
3 270 (14.94%) OO
4 262 (14.50%) Scrum
5 220 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
6 184 (10.18%) MVC
7 168 (9.30%) SOA
8 141 (7.80%) Unit Testing
9 137 (7.58%) BDD
10 126 (6.97%) UML
11 112 (6.20%) Data Modelling
12 102 (5.64%) Software Engineering
13 101 (5.59%) Web Development
13 101 (5.59%) Multithreading
14 98 (5.42%) E-Commerce
15 94 (5.20%) Content Management
16 93 (5.15%) Test Automation
17 91 (5.04%) CRM
17 91 (5.04%) ITIL
18 90 (4.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 782 (43.28%) Java
2 777 (43.00%) SQL
3 575 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 373 (20.64%) C#
5 164 (9.08%) PL/SQL
6 123 (6.81%) T-SQL
7 119 (6.59%) Python
8 93 (5.15%) Ruby
9 85 (4.70%) C++
10 77 (4.26%) Shell Script
11 75 (4.15%) PHP
12 73 (4.04%) Perl
13 64 (3.54%) VBA
14 62 (3.43%) VB.NET
14 62 (3.43%) XPath
15 54 (2.99%) Groovy
16 41 (2.27%) VB
17 39 (2.16%) Objective-C
18 36 (1.99%) Scala
18 36 (1.99%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 214 (11.84%) Degree
2 98 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.11%) ISEB
5 20 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.83%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.61%) MCITP
8 9 (0.50%) OCPJP
8 9 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.44%) PMP
9 8 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.33%) HND
10 6 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.28%) CISSP
11 5 (0.28%) MCSE
12 4 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (9.52%) QA
2 9 (0.50%) EMIR
3 8 (0.44%) HL7
4 7 (0.39%) DICOM
5 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.17%) CDISC
8 2 (0.11%) SLA
9 1 (0.055%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.055%) COBIT
9 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.055%) GxP
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (0.66%) NFS
6 9 (0.50%) Xen
7 8 (0.44%) Firmware
7 8 (0.44%) Varnish
8 7 (0.39%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.39%) KVM
8 7 (0.39%) Docker
8 7 (0.39%) SRDF
9 6 (0.33%) Oracle Clusterware
10 5 (0.28%) HDFS
11 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.11%) NDS
13 2 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
4 16 (0.89%) Puppet
5 12 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 11 (0.61%) yum
7 10 (0.55%) Control-M
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.33%) SCOM
8 6 (0.33%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle Flashback
9 5 (0.28%) SCCM
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.22%) Ansible
10 4 (0.22%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.17%) Jitterbit
11 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.17%) Nagios
12 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 432 (23.91%) Oracle
2 254 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 72 (3.98%) IBM
4 61 (3.38%) Sybase
5 52 (2.88%) HP
6 49 (2.71%) Adobe
7 48 (2.66%) ServiceNow
8 46 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 38 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (1.88%) Google
11 33 (1.83%) TIBCO
12 30 (1.66%) Informatica
12 30 (1.66%) VMware
13 26 (1.44%) SAP
13 26 (1.44%) ATG
14 25 (1.38%) Endeca
15 22 (1.22%) Business Objects
15 22 (1.22%) Tableau
16 20 (1.11%) Sitecore
17 16 (0.89%) Perforce
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Travel expenses on top of daily rate include
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: From £450 to £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Posted: 2 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago