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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 53 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 873 1179 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.67% 4.94% 5.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.85% 15.96% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 812 850
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 £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Average hourly rate £23.33 £45.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.15% +60.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.87 £36.95 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.79 £50.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.51 £33.73 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -0.80%
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
7370 7386 7822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.01% 30.97% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5368 5231 5622
Average daily rate £435 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 47 70
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £51.20 £57.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -13 209 £440 -2.22% 60
Docklands, London -2 7 £410 -25.45% 1
Croydon -11 6 £350 +40.00% 2
Bromley +1 4 £500 -9.09%
Canary Wharf -10 3 £480 -20.00%
Uxbridge 0 2 £391 -37.27% 3
Hammersmith -6 2 £410 +42.60%
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Brentford - 1 £440 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £425 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 786 (44.26%) SQL
2 684 (38.51%) Java
3 642 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
4 589 (33.16%) HTML
5 581 (32.71%) JavaScript
6 532 (29.95%) Web Services
7 424 (23.87%) .NET
8 416 (23.42%) Oracle
9 406 (22.86%) SQL Server
10 405 (22.80%) Finance
11 401 (22.58%) JSON
12 383 (21.57%) CSS
13 364 (20.50%) SOAP
14 360 (20.27%) C#
15 314 (17.68%) TDD
16 274 (15.43%) Linux
17 272 (15.32%) Banking
18 263 (14.81%) UNIX
19 243 (13.68%) OO
20 230 (12.95%) REST
21 229 (12.89%) Scrum
22 223 (12.56%) Microsoft
23 217 (12.22%) jQuery
24 213 (11.99%) XSLT
25 212 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
26 199 (11.20%) Windows
27 186 (10.47%) SDLC
28 184 (10.36%) HTML5
29 181 (10.19%) Spring
30 176 (9.91%) ASP.NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
1 104 (5.86%) JBoss
2 98 (5.52%) WebSphere
3 81 (4.56%) Tomcat
4 79 (4.45%) WebLogic
5 67 (3.77%) IIS
6 62 (3.49%) SharePoint
7 61 (3.43%) CMS
8 56 (3.15%) Apache
9 49 (2.76%) Node.js
10 42 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
11 34 (1.91%) Oracle Coherence
12 27 (1.52%) MQSeries
12 27 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
14 25 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (1.35%) Confluence
16 22 (1.24%) Mule
17 17 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 13 (0.73%) Jetty
18 13 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 98 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.20%) MS Office
3 28 (1.58%) Photoshop
4 19 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.45%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.34%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.17%) FastStats
10 2 (0.11%) MS Project
10 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.056%) Weka
11 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 37 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (0.73%) Magento
5 13 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
5 13 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
6 12 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 11 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (0.62%) WebTrends
8 10 (0.56%) RMDS
9 9 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.34%) Loan IQ
11 6 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
12 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (0.79%) Office 365
4 13 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.68%) GitHub
6 9 (0.51%) SaaS
7 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.39%) Yammer
9 6 (0.34%) Force.com
10 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 4 (0.23%) SmartFocus
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.23%) Boomi
12 3 (0.17%) Heroku
13 2 (0.11%) PaaS
13 2 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.056%) IaaS
14 1 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 93 (5.24%) HTTP
2 42 (2.36%) LDAP
3 35 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 35 (1.97%) Internet
4 30 (1.69%) SSL
5 19 (1.07%) Firewall
6 16 (0.90%) SAN
7 15 (0.84%) DNS
7 15 (0.84%) SNMP
8 11 (0.62%) VPN
8 11 (0.62%) FTP
9 10 (0.56%) LAN
10 9 (0.51%) WAN
10 9 (0.51%) NAS
10 9 (0.51%) Multicast
11 8 (0.45%) FCoE
11 8 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (0.45%) iSCSI
12 7 (0.39%) Intranet
13 5 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 129 (7.26%) Relational Database
3 102 (5.74%) MySQL
4 97 (5.46%) Oracle Database
5 94 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
6 82 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 69 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 66 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (3.15%) RDBMS
10 51 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 49 (2.76%) MongoDB
12 43 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
13 42 (2.36%) DB2
14 41 (2.31%) NoSQL
15 38 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
16 37 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
17 36 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
18 30 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
19 29 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 25 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 170 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 160 (9.01%) Subversion
3 150 (8.45%) Maven
4 107 (6.02%) Jenkins
5 103 (5.80%) JIRA
6 79 (4.45%) Selenium
7 77 (4.34%) Visual Studio
8 65 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 64 (3.60%) Ant
10 63 (3.55%) JUnit
11 56 (3.15%) Cucumber
12 54 (3.04%) Eclipse
13 36 (2.03%) SoapUI
14 34 (1.91%) NUnit
15 29 (1.63%) Hudson
16 23 (1.30%) Android Studio
17 20 (1.13%) HP UFT
18 19 (1.07%) JMeter
19 17 (0.96%) Xcode
19 17 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 405 (22.80%) Finance
2 272 (15.32%) Banking
3 151 (8.50%) Investment Banking
4 92 (5.18%) Front Office
5 80 (4.50%) Retail
6 56 (3.15%) Marketing
7 45 (2.53%) Financial Institution
8 34 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.63%) Publishing
9 29 (1.63%) Games
10 24 (1.35%) Legal
11 23 (1.30%) Advertising
12 15 (0.84%) Law
12 15 (0.84%) Back Office
13 6 (0.34%) Automotive
13 6 (0.34%) iGaming
14 5 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.28%) Local Government
14 5 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1141 (64.25%) Developer
2 248 (13.96%) Java Developer
3 181 (10.19%) Analyst
4 147 (8.28%) Senior Developer
5 116 (6.53%) Architect
6 107 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 95 (5.35%) Consultant
8 92 (5.18%) C# Developer
9 84 (4.73%) Web Developer
10 67 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
11 65 (3.66%) Business Analyst
12 50 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
13 48 (2.70%) Android Developer
14 43 (2.42%) SQL Developer
15 42 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
16 41 (2.31%) Test Analyst
17 39 (2.20%) Oracle Developer
18 37 (2.08%) AWS Developer
19 36 (2.03%) Tester
20 32 (1.80%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (33.16%) HTML
2 532 (29.95%) Web Services
3 424 (23.87%) .NET
4 401 (22.58%) JSON
5 383 (21.57%) CSS
6 364 (20.50%) SOAP
7 230 (12.95%) REST
8 217 (12.22%) jQuery
9 213 (11.99%) XSLT
10 184 (10.36%) HTML5
11 181 (10.19%) Spring
12 176 (9.91%) ASP.NET
13 166 (9.35%) Ajax
14 147 (8.28%) J2EE
15 139 (7.83%) .NET Framework
16 133 (7.49%) WCF
17 126 (7.09%) XSD
18 109 (6.14%) RESTful
19 102 (5.74%) XSL
20 100 (5.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 74 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 71 (4.00%) Derivative
5 62 (3.49%) User Experience
6 54 (3.04%) Client/Server
6 54 (3.04%) Fixed Income
7 47 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 44 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.91%) Grid Computing
10 33 (1.86%) Management Information System
11 31 (1.75%) Equities
12 29 (1.63%) N-Tier
13 27 (1.52%) Data Structures
14 26 (1.46%) Credit Risk
14 26 (1.46%) Social Media
15 23 (1.30%) CMDB
16 22 (1.24%) iPad
17 18 (1.01%) Replication
18 17 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 274 (15.43%) Linux
2 263 (14.81%) UNIX
3 199 (11.20%) Windows
4 98 (5.52%) Android
5 80 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.07%) Solaris
7 16 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (0.90%) AIX
8 14 (0.79%) CentOS
8 14 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.23%) HPUX
12 3 (0.17%) VMS
12 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.056%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.056%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.056%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.056%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (17.68%) TDD
3 243 (13.68%) OO
4 229 (12.89%) Scrum
5 212 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
6 186 (10.47%) SDLC
7 173 (9.74%) SOA
8 171 (9.63%) MVC
9 148 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 123 (6.93%) E-Commerce
11 115 (6.48%) Web Development
12 110 (6.19%) BDD
13 107 (6.02%) ETL
14 106 (5.97%) Software Engineering
15 105 (5.91%) UML
16 103 (5.80%) Multithreading
17 83 (4.67%) Workflow
18 75 (4.22%) CRM
19 73 (4.11%) Project Management
19 73 (4.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 786 (44.26%) SQL
2 684 (38.51%) Java
3 581 (32.71%) JavaScript
4 360 (20.27%) C#
5 138 (7.77%) PL/SQL
6 135 (7.60%) Python
7 116 (6.53%) T-SQL
8 95 (5.35%) Perl
9 84 (4.73%) C++
10 79 (4.45%) Shell Script
11 69 (3.89%) PHP
12 65 (3.66%) VB.NET
13 58 (3.27%) XPath
14 57 (3.21%) Ruby
15 44 (2.48%) Groovy
16 40 (2.25%) Objective-C
17 39 (2.20%) VBA
17 39 (2.20%) VB
18 38 (2.14%) PowerShell
19 34 (1.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 150 (8.45%) Degree
2 105 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 67 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.84%) ISEB
7 12 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.34%) MCITP
9 6 (0.34%) MCSE
10 5 (0.28%) HND
10 5 (0.28%) CISSP
10 5 (0.28%) PMP
10 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.17%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.17%) MCP
11 3 (0.17%) CCNP
11 3 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (8.78%) QA
2 12 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (0.56%) EMIR
4 8 (0.45%) SLA
5 7 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.11%) BS7799
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) MiFID
7 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.056%) HL7
7 1 (0.056%) DICOM
7 1 (0.056%) WCAG
7 1 (0.056%) WAI
7 1 (0.056%) COBIT
7 1 (0.056%) Basel III
7 1 (0.056%) FATCA
System Software
1 29 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.68%) NFS
5 11 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.56%) Xen
7 8 (0.45%) SRDF
7 8 (0.45%) KVM
8 7 (0.39%) Docker
9 5 (0.28%) Firmware
9 5 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.11%) HDFS
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.11%) vSphere
12 1 (0.056%) Varnish
12 1 (0.056%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.056%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.056%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.24%) Puppet
3 13 (0.73%) Control-M
3 13 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.51%) HP UCMDB
4 9 (0.51%) Nagios
5 7 (0.39%) SCOM
6 6 (0.34%) Ansible
6 6 (0.34%) SCCM
7 5 (0.28%) yum
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.23%) CloudHub
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Flashback
9 3 (0.17%) Jitterbit
9 3 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.17%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 416 (23.42%) Oracle
2 223 (12.56%) Microsoft
3 84 (4.73%) IBM
4 78 (4.39%) Sybase
5 55 (3.10%) Adobe
5 55 (3.10%) TIBCO
6 54 (3.04%) ServiceNow
7 52 (2.93%) HP
8 49 (2.76%) Informatica
9 45 (2.53%) Google
10 31 (1.75%) VMware
11 26 (1.46%) ATG
11 26 (1.46%) Perforce
11 26 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (1.35%) Tableau
13 23 (1.30%) Splunk
14 21 (1.18%) Endeca
15 20 (1.13%) Sun
16 19 (1.07%) Red Hat
17 17 (0.96%) Greenplum
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago