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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 54 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 887 1156 1341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.75% 4.77% 5.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.83% 15.50% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 791 929
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 9
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -6.66%
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
7497 7460 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.65% 30.78% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5514 5232 5855
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 54
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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
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 3 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
City of London -7 200 £450 - 72
Canary Wharf -6 8 £488 -18.75%
Docklands, London -5 7 £410 -25.45%
Croydon -15 5 £350 -
Uxbridge +6 3 £388 -37.75%
Brentford +1 3 £418 +51.81%
Hammersmith -1 3 £410 +42.60%
Bromley -3 2 £500 -9.09%
Hayes - 1 £425 - 1
Ilford - 1 £313 -
Romford - 1 £285 -
Ealing - 1 - - 1
Osterley - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £350 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 754 (43.11%) SQL
2 693 (39.62%) Java
3 640 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 584 (33.39%) JavaScript
5 576 (32.93%) HTML
6 527 (30.13%) Web Services
7 418 (23.90%) JSON
8 395 (22.58%) Finance
9 390 (22.30%) .NET
10 388 (22.18%) Oracle
11 380 (21.73%) SQL Server
12 368 (21.04%) CSS
13 362 (20.70%) SOAP
14 356 (20.35%) C#
15 330 (18.87%) TDD
16 280 (16.01%) Banking
17 275 (15.72%) Linux
18 260 (14.87%) UNIX
19 250 (14.29%) OO
20 241 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
21 233 (13.32%) Scrum
22 232 (13.26%) REST
23 222 (12.69%) jQuery
24 212 (12.12%) Microsoft
25 199 (11.38%) XSLT
26 192 (10.98%) Windows
27 183 (10.46%) Git (software)
28 181 (10.35%) Spring
28 181 (10.35%) HTML5
29 173 (9.89%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 102 (5.83%) JBoss
2 92 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 73 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 72 (4.12%) IIS
5 67 (3.83%) CMS
6 63 (3.60%) Apache
7 59 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 58 (3.32%) Node.js
9 56 (3.20%) SharePoint
10 45 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
12 27 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 24 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (1.32%) Confluence
14 23 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 22 (1.26%) Mule
16 21 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
17 19 (1.09%) MQSeries
18 16 (0.91%) Jetty
19 13 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 105 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.52%) MS Office
3 24 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 20 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.23%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.17%) FastStats
9 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.11%) MS Project
10 1 (0.057%) SPSS
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 32 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
4 13 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.69%) Magento
6 11 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
7 10 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.46%) RMDS
9 8 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.40%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.29%) Summit
11 5 (0.29%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.29%) ACBS
12 4 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
3 13 (0.74%) GitHub
3 13 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.69%) SaaS
5 10 (0.57%) Office 365
6 9 (0.51%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.34%) Boomi
9 5 (0.29%) Force.com
10 4 (0.23%) PaaS
10 4 (0.23%) SmartFocus
10 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 3 (0.17%) Yammer
11 3 (0.17%) Heroku
12 2 (0.11%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.057%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.057%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (5.83%) HTTP
2 41 (2.34%) LDAP
3 34 (1.94%) Internet
4 30 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.54%) SSL
6 21 (1.20%) Firewall
7 16 (0.91%) SNMP
8 15 (0.86%) DNS
9 12 (0.69%) SAN
10 11 (0.63%) VPN
11 10 (0.57%) FTP
12 8 (0.46%) LAN
13 7 (0.40%) WAN
13 7 (0.40%) Intranet
13 7 (0.40%) NAS
13 7 (0.40%) Multicast
14 6 (0.34%) FCoE
14 6 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (0.34%) iSCSI
15 5 (0.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (21.73%) SQL Server
2 124 (7.09%) Relational Database
3 108 (6.17%) MySQL
4 90 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
5 82 (4.69%) Oracle Database
6 67 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 63 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 52 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (2.97%) RDBMS
10 48 (2.74%) MongoDB
11 42 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
12 39 (2.23%) DB2
12 39 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (2.12%) NoSQL
13 37 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
14 34 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
15 29 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 27 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 27 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 183 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 151 (8.63%) Maven
3 146 (8.35%) Subversion
4 121 (6.92%) JIRA
5 113 (6.46%) Jenkins
6 85 (4.86%) Selenium
7 72 (4.12%) JUnit
7 72 (4.12%) Visual Studio
8 70 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (3.32%) Cucumber
10 54 (3.09%) Ant
11 51 (2.92%) Eclipse
12 37 (2.12%) NUnit
12 37 (2.12%) SoapUI
13 28 (1.60%) Xcode
14 27 (1.54%) Hudson
14 27 (1.54%) Mockito
15 25 (1.43%) Android Studio
16 22 (1.26%) HP UFT
17 21 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 395 (22.58%) Finance
2 280 (16.01%) Banking
3 151 (8.63%) Investment Banking
4 101 (5.77%) Front Office
5 85 (4.86%) Retail
6 51 (2.92%) Marketing
7 43 (2.46%) Financial Institution
8 35 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 28 (1.60%) Games
10 26 (1.49%) Advertising
11 25 (1.43%) Publishing
12 23 (1.32%) Back Office
13 19 (1.09%) Legal
14 12 (0.69%) Law
15 9 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.34%) Automotive
17 5 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.29%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1122 (64.15%) Developer
2 258 (14.75%) Java Developer
3 178 (10.18%) Analyst
4 151 (8.63%) Senior Developer
5 110 (6.29%) Architect
6 99 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 96 (5.49%) C# Developer
8 89 (5.09%) Web Developer
9 87 (4.97%) Consultant
10 74 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
11 64 (3.66%) Business Analyst
12 57 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
13 52 (2.97%) Android Developer
14 48 (2.74%) Test Analyst
15 40 (2.29%) iOS Developer
16 39 (2.23%) Tester
17 38 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
18 36 (2.06%) AWS Developer
19 34 (1.94%) Oracle Developer
20 33 (1.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (32.93%) HTML
2 527 (30.13%) Web Services
3 418 (23.90%) JSON
4 390 (22.30%) .NET
5 368 (21.04%) CSS
6 362 (20.70%) SOAP
7 232 (13.26%) REST
8 222 (12.69%) jQuery
9 199 (11.38%) XSLT
10 181 (10.35%) Spring
10 181 (10.35%) HTML5
11 162 (9.26%) ASP.NET
12 161 (9.21%) Ajax
13 149 (8.52%) J2EE
14 132 (7.55%) WCF
15 121 (6.92%) XSD
16 115 (6.58%) .NET Framework
17 110 (6.29%) AngularJS
18 102 (5.83%) RESTful
19 100 (5.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.20%) Mobile App
3 85 (4.86%) Derivative
4 76 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 70 (4.00%) User Experience
6 55 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 50 (2.86%) Client/Server
8 47 (2.69%) Fixed Income
9 39 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (2.12%) Equities
11 35 (2.00%) Data Structures
12 32 (1.83%) Grid Computing
12 32 (1.83%) N-Tier
13 29 (1.66%) Management Information System
14 28 (1.60%) CMDB
15 24 (1.37%) Credit Risk
16 22 (1.26%) Social Media
17 21 (1.20%) Market Risk
18 17 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
18 17 (0.97%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 275 (15.72%) Linux
2 260 (14.87%) UNIX
3 192 (10.98%) Windows
4 102 (5.83%) Android
5 89 (5.09%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.91%) Solaris
6 16 (0.91%) CentOS
6 16 (0.91%) AIX
7 13 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.23%) HPUX
11 3 (0.17%) VMS
11 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.057%) SUSE
13 1 (0.057%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.057%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (18.87%) TDD
3 250 (14.29%) OO
4 241 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
5 233 (13.32%) Scrum
6 173 (9.89%) MVC
7 169 (9.66%) SDLC
8 164 (9.38%) SOA
9 133 (7.60%) Unit Testing
10 131 (7.49%) E-Commerce
11 123 (7.03%) Web Development
12 113 (6.46%) Software Engineering
13 111 (6.35%) Multithreading
14 105 (6.00%) BDD
15 100 (5.72%) UML
16 94 (5.37%) ETL
17 80 (4.57%) Pair Programming
18 79 (4.52%) Workflow
19 76 (4.35%) Automated Testing
19 76 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 754 (43.11%) SQL
2 693 (39.62%) Java
3 584 (33.39%) JavaScript
4 356 (20.35%) C#
5 126 (7.20%) PL/SQL
6 122 (6.98%) Python
7 108 (6.17%) T-SQL
8 95 (5.43%) Perl
9 84 (4.80%) C++
10 82 (4.69%) Shell Script
11 73 (4.17%) PHP
12 58 (3.32%) Ruby
13 57 (3.26%) XPath
13 57 (3.26%) VB.NET
14 48 (2.74%) Objective-C
14 48 (2.74%) PowerShell
15 45 (2.57%) Groovy
16 43 (2.46%) VB
17 40 (2.29%) VBA
18 37 (2.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 149 (8.52%) Degree
2 86 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.91%) ISEB
6 14 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.29%) CISSP
9 5 (0.29%) MCP
9 5 (0.29%) HND
10 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.17%) CCNP
11 3 (0.17%) CCNA
11 3 (0.17%) MCSE
11 3 (0.17%) OSCP
11 3 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.17%) CEH
11 3 (0.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (8.98%) QA
2 10 (0.57%) EMIR
2 10 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.51%) SLA
4 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.17%) MiFID
7 2 (0.11%) BS7799
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.057%) Basel III
8 1 (0.057%) FATCA
8 1 (0.057%) WCAG
8 1 (0.057%) WAI
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.057%) HL7
System Software
1 31 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.57%) NFS
5 9 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.46%) Xen
6 8 (0.46%) Docker
7 7 (0.40%) vSphere
8 6 (0.34%) SRDF
8 6 (0.34%) KVM
9 5 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.17%) Firmware
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.057%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.057%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.057%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.057%) Samba
12 1 (0.057%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 38 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (1.49%) Puppet
3 13 (0.74%) Control-M
4 10 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.51%) Nagios
6 8 (0.46%) SCOM
7 7 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (0.40%) SCCM
7 7 (0.40%) Ansible
8 4 (0.23%) Opsview
8 4 (0.23%) CloudHub
8 4 (0.23%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.23%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.17%) yum
9 3 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.11%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Flashback
10 2 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 388 (22.18%) Oracle
2 212 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 82 (4.69%) Sybase
4 74 (4.23%) IBM
5 59 (3.37%) HP
6 55 (3.14%) ServiceNow
7 54 (3.09%) Adobe
8 50 (2.86%) Informatica
8 50 (2.86%) TIBCO
9 45 (2.57%) Google
10 34 (1.94%) VMware
11 24 (1.37%) Perforce
11 24 (1.37%) Splunk
12 21 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (1.14%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.14%) ATG
14 18 (1.03%) New Relic
14 18 (1.03%) Sun
15 17 (0.97%) Tableau
16 16 (0.91%) Atlassian
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Volt
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + DEO
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day plus other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £380 per hour + alll inclusive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago