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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 41 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 1015 1324 1220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.22% 5.34% 5.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.01% 17.56% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 915 821
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.24 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.49% -31.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.17 £12.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £40.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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
7247 7542 6827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.12% 30.44% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5511 4919
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 233 £423 -6.11% 75
Croydon -6 9 £438 +19.86%
Docklands, London +18 8 £323 -41.36% 3
Canary Wharf +3 6 £550 +10.00%
Bromley +3 4 £431 -30.30% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £365 - 2
Westminster - 2 £350 -
Hounslow -1 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £525 -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 897 (41.41%) Java
2 825 (38.09%) SQL
2 825 (38.09%) HTML
3 790 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
4 690 (31.86%) JavaScript
5 668 (30.84%) Web Services
6 584 (26.96%) CSS
7 560 (25.85%) JSON
8 474 (21.88%) Oracle
9 466 (21.51%) .NET
10 425 (19.62%) TDD
11 409 (18.88%) C#
12 398 (18.37%) Finance
13 362 (16.71%) Linux
14 356 (16.44%) Scrum
15 353 (16.30%) OO
16 351 (16.20%) SOAP
17 306 (14.13%) SQL Server
18 303 (13.99%) jQuery
19 300 (13.85%) UNIX
20 299 (13.80%) REST
21 296 (13.67%) XSLT
22 295 (13.62%) Spring
23 279 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
24 278 (12.83%) Banking
25 267 (12.33%) Subversion
26 261 (12.05%) MVC
27 257 (11.87%) HTML5
28 234 (10.80%) XSD
29 227 (10.48%) Git (software)

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 124 (5.72%) WebLogic
2 114 (5.26%) Apache
3 113 (5.22%) CMS
4 94 (4.34%) Tomcat
5 89 (4.11%) JBoss
6 80 (3.69%) SharePoint
7 79 (3.65%) IIS
8 78 (3.60%) WebSphere
9 63 (2.91%) Node.js
10 58 (2.68%) Confluence
11 39 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 34 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
12 34 (1.57%) Adobe CQ
12 34 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 24 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.88%) Umbraco
16 18 (0.83%) MQSeries
16 18 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
16 18 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 92 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.08%) Photoshop
3 41 (1.89%) MS Office
4 29 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.11%) MS Project
7 20 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (0.42%) Doxygen
10 6 (0.28%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
11 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.18%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.14%) InDesign
13 3 (0.14%) Maya
14 2 (0.092%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.046%) FastStats
15 1 (0.046%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 30 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.02%) Magento
3 19 (0.88%) Markit EDM
4 18 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
6 12 (0.55%) Summit
7 10 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.37%) SAP HR
9 8 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.32%) Workday HCM
10 7 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.32%) Murex MxG2000
11 6 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.23%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.83%) GitHub
4 17 (0.78%) Force.com
5 10 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.18%) Heroku
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.18%) SaaS
8 2 (0.092%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.092%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.092%) Route 53
8 2 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.046%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.046%) Office 365
9 1 (0.046%) Trello
9 1 (0.046%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (7.62%) HTTP
2 79 (3.65%) TCP/IP
3 70 (3.23%) Internet
4 59 (2.72%) SSL
5 40 (1.85%) DNS
6 28 (1.29%) Intranet
7 26 (1.20%) LDAP
8 24 (1.11%) HTTPS
9 19 (0.88%) VPN
10 18 (0.83%) FTP
11 15 (0.69%) SNMP
12 12 (0.55%) VoIP
12 12 (0.55%) SSH
13 11 (0.51%) RTSP
14 7 (0.32%) Firewall
14 7 (0.32%) Extranet
15 6 (0.28%) Multicast
16 5 (0.23%) SAN
17 4 (0.18%) iSCSI
17 4 (0.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 155 (7.16%) MySQL
3 123 (5.68%) Oracle Database
4 112 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 90 (4.16%) NoSQL
6 80 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 73 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 60 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 51 (2.35%) Big Data
11 47 (2.17%) MongoDB
12 41 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
13 40 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
14 37 (1.71%) RDBMS
15 34 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
16 33 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
16 33 (1.52%) DB2
17 32 (1.48%) Hadoop
18 25 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
18 25 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 267 (12.33%) Subversion
2 227 (10.48%) Git (software)
3 172 (7.94%) Maven
4 146 (6.74%) JIRA
5 143 (6.60%) Cucumber
6 141 (6.51%) Visual Studio
7 133 (6.14%) Selenium
8 115 (5.31%) JUnit
9 101 (4.66%) Jenkins
10 75 (3.46%) Ant
11 66 (3.05%) Eclipse
12 64 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 61 (2.82%) Xcode
14 56 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
15 55 (2.54%) Hudson
16 53 (2.45%) WebDriver
17 44 (2.03%) NUnit
17 44 (2.03%) Mockito
18 40 (1.85%) WATIR
19 34 (1.57%) Sahi
General
1 398 (18.37%) Finance
2 278 (12.83%) Banking
3 147 (6.79%) Investment Banking
4 118 (5.45%) Front Office
5 89 (4.11%) Retail
6 69 (3.19%) Publishing
7 49 (2.26%) Marketing
8 41 (1.89%) Games
9 39 (1.80%) Back Office
10 36 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.48%) Telecoms
12 31 (1.43%) Advertising
13 21 (0.97%) Legal
14 12 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.37%) Billing
16 7 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.28%) Law
18 5 (0.23%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1370 (63.25%) Developer
2 281 (12.97%) Java Developer
3 237 (10.94%) Analyst
4 159 (7.34%) Senior Developer
5 110 (5.08%) Architect
6 100 (4.62%) Business Analyst
7 85 (3.92%) .NET Developer
7 85 (3.92%) Consultant
8 83 (3.83%) iOS Developer
9 78 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
10 72 (3.32%) Web Developer
11 60 (2.77%) C# Developer
12 59 (2.72%) PHP Developer
13 56 (2.59%) Tester
14 55 (2.54%) Software Engineer
15 54 (2.49%) Test Analyst
16 47 (2.17%) Programmer
17 43 (1.99%) Senior Java Developer
18 42 (1.94%) Android Developer
19 40 (1.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 825 (38.09%) HTML
2 668 (30.84%) Web Services
3 584 (26.96%) CSS
4 560 (25.85%) JSON
5 466 (21.51%) .NET
6 351 (16.20%) SOAP
7 303 (13.99%) jQuery
8 299 (13.80%) REST
9 296 (13.67%) XSLT
10 295 (13.62%) Spring
11 257 (11.87%) HTML5
12 234 (10.80%) XSD
13 214 (9.88%) ASP.NET
14 202 (9.33%) RESTful
15 192 (8.86%) Ajax
16 173 (7.99%) J2EE
17 167 (7.71%) Hibernate
18 141 (6.51%) CSS3
19 128 (5.91%) JMS
20 126 (5.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 192 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (6.37%) Derivative
3 111 (5.12%) User Experience
4 98 (4.52%) Open Source
5 95 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 92 (4.25%) Fixed Income
7 86 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 69 (3.19%) Mobile App
9 65 (3.00%) Social Media
10 61 (2.82%) Data Structures
11 60 (2.77%) iPad
12 50 (2.31%) Data Integration
13 49 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
14 38 (1.75%) iPhone
15 36 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
16 33 (1.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 33 (1.52%) Equities
17 32 (1.48%) Reference Data
18 31 (1.43%) W3C
19 30 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 362 (16.71%) Linux
2 300 (13.85%) UNIX
3 199 (9.19%) Windows
4 116 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 103 (4.76%) Android
6 52 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.39%) SUSE
8 23 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.06%) Solaris
9 11 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.37%) CentOS
12 7 (0.32%) AIX
13 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.23%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (19.62%) TDD
3 356 (16.44%) Scrum
4 353 (16.30%) OO
5 279 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
6 261 (12.05%) MVC
7 190 (8.77%) SOA
8 185 (8.54%) BDD
9 163 (7.53%) E-Commerce
10 151 (6.97%) UML
11 134 (6.19%) Data Modelling
12 133 (6.14%) Analytics
13 130 (6.00%) Web Development
13 130 (6.00%) Test Automation
14 125 (5.77%) Software Engineering
15 123 (5.68%) ETL
16 120 (5.54%) Unit Testing
17 116 (5.36%) CRM
17 116 (5.36%) Content Management
18 112 (5.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 897 (41.41%) Java
2 825 (38.09%) SQL
3 690 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 409 (18.88%) C#
5 168 (7.76%) PHP
6 149 (6.88%) PL/SQL
7 131 (6.05%) Python
8 129 (5.96%) Ruby
9 120 (5.54%) C++
10 114 (5.26%) Shell Script
11 101 (4.66%) T-SQL
12 88 (4.06%) Objective-C
13 74 (3.42%) XPath
14 69 (3.19%) Perl
15 57 (2.63%) Groovy
16 52 (2.40%) VBA
17 43 (1.99%) C
18 42 (1.94%) VB
18 42 (1.94%) VB.NET
19 37 (1.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 177 (8.17%) Degree
2 73 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.62%) ISEB
4 33 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.32%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.23%) MCSA
10 4 (0.18%) MCP
10 4 (0.18%) MCITP
10 4 (0.18%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.14%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.092%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.092%) PMP
12 2 (0.092%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.092%) MCSD
12 2 (0.092%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (10.06%) QA
2 19 (0.88%) EMIR
3 9 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.37%) SLA
5 7 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.23%) HL7
6 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.18%) CDISC
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.092%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.092%) SNOMED CT
9 2 (0.092%) WCAG
9 2 (0.092%) WAI
9 2 (0.092%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.046%) FATCA
10 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 14443
10 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.046%) Basel II
10 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (0.37%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.28%) NFS
4 6 (0.28%) HDFS
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.23%) NDS
6 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.18%) Docker
6 4 (0.18%) KVM
7 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.14%) SRDF
7 3 (0.14%) Xen
8 2 (0.092%) Varnish
8 2 (0.092%) vCloud
9 1 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.046%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.046%) Squid
9 1 (0.046%) RACF
Systems Management
1 42 (1.94%) Puppet
2 37 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.60%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.55%) SCOM
4 12 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.51%) Control-M
6 8 (0.37%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.23%) HP UCMDB
7 5 (0.23%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.18%) Ansible
9 3 (0.14%) Oozie
9 3 (0.14%) YUM
9 3 (0.14%) WMI
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.092%) Nagios
10 2 (0.092%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.092%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.092%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.092%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 474 (21.88%) Oracle
2 197 (9.10%) Microsoft
3 80 (3.69%) Adobe
4 74 (3.42%) IBM
5 61 (2.82%) Sybase
6 60 (2.77%) Red Hat
7 53 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 49 (2.26%) Google
9 41 (1.89%) Perforce
9 41 (1.89%) HP
10 39 (1.80%) ATG
11 38 (1.75%) Endeca
12 35 (1.62%) Sitecore
13 33 (1.52%) Informatica
14 31 (1.43%) TIBCO
15 29 (1.34%) SAP
16 24 (1.11%) ServiceNow
17 23 (1.06%) Zend
18 22 (1.02%) Murex
19 21 (0.97%) hybris
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £290 - £300 per annum
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Proactive Appointments
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