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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 66 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 684 875 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.23% 4.20% 4.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.25% 13.92% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 640 712
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Average hourly rate £23.43 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.91% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.14 £28.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.47 £44.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 -9 107 £450 +5.88% 47
Croydon -1 13 £388 +5.44% 2
Ealing -2 4 - - 1
Ilford - 4 £363 - 2
Docklands, London +4 3 £439 +35.07%
Canary Wharf -2 3 £420 -11.57%
Chiswick - 3 £450 -
Southall - 2 £375 - 1
Brentford +4 1 - - 2
Osterley +1 1 £475 +4.39%
Hammersmith +1 1 £475 +0.97%
Edgware 0 1 £415 -21.69%
Bromley -15 1 £500 +5.26% 1
Isleworth - 1 £450 -
Romford - 1 £375 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 599 (40.78%) Java
2 571 (38.87%) HTML
3 560 (38.12%) JavaScript
4 555 (37.78%) SQL
5 543 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 478 (32.54%) Web Services
7 386 (26.28%) JSON
8 385 (26.21%) CSS
9 312 (21.24%) Finance
10 306 (20.83%) C#
11 301 (20.49%) SOAP
12 296 (20.15%) SQL Server
13 293 (19.95%) Oracle
14 291 (19.81%) TDD
15 288 (19.61%) .NET
16 250 (17.02%) Linux
17 248 (16.88%) Scrum
18 235 (16.00%) REST
19 218 (14.84%) OO
20 198 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
20 198 (13.48%) Git (software)
21 195 (13.27%) Banking
22 194 (13.21%) jQuery
23 186 (12.66%) Microsoft
24 183 (12.46%) Spring
25 169 (11.50%) Unix
26 167 (11.37%) Degree
26 167 (11.37%) HTML5
27 153 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
28 152 (10.35%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 101 (6.88%) Node.js
2 81 (5.51%) Apache
3 75 (5.11%) CMS
4 64 (4.36%) IIS
5 60 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 58 (3.95%) JBoss
6 58 (3.95%) WebSphere
7 40 (2.72%) WebLogic
8 39 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
9 28 (1.91%) SharePoint
10 23 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 17 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
13 14 (0.95%) Confluence
13 14 (0.95%) Jetty
14 13 (0.88%) Mule
15 11 (0.75%) Drupal
16 10 (0.68%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 9 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.34%) MS Office
3 28 (1.91%) Photoshop
4 22 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.36%) MS Project
6 13 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.34%) SketchUp
9 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.20%) SPSS
11 2 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.068%) InDesign
12 1 (0.068%) MODO
12 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.34%) Magento
7 4 (0.27%) Kondor
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.27%) Summit
8 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.20%) HFM
8 3 (0.20%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.25%) GitHub
2 28 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.75%) SaaS
6 10 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.68%) Force.com
7 8 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.54%) Sage Pay
8 5 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.34%) PaaS
9 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.27%) Yammer
10 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.14%) Boomi
11 2 (0.14%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.14%) Route 53
11 2 (0.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 105 (7.15%) HTTP
2 45 (3.06%) Internet
3 32 (2.18%) LDAP
4 27 (1.84%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.77%) SSL
6 18 (1.23%) Firewall
7 15 (1.02%) VPN
8 13 (0.88%) FTP
9 12 (0.82%) DNS
10 11 (0.75%) DVB
10 11 (0.75%) Intranet
10 11 (0.75%) SNMP
11 6 (0.41%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.34%) 2G
12 5 (0.34%) 3G
12 5 (0.34%) SMTP
13 4 (0.27%) DMZ
13 4 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.20%) DHCP
14 3 (0.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 136 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 97 (6.60%) MySQL
4 62 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 61 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
8 49 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 48 (3.27%) RDBMS
10 45 (3.06%) Big Data
10 45 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 44 (3.00%) NoSQL
12 37 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 36 (2.45%) MongoDB
14 31 (2.11%) DB2
15 26 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 23 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
18 19 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 198 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 132 (8.99%) Maven
3 130 (8.85%) Subversion
4 122 (8.30%) Jenkins
5 117 (7.96%) JIRA
6 94 (6.40%) JUnit
7 82 (5.58%) Selenium
8 68 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 67 (4.56%) Cucumber
10 61 (4.15%) Eclipse
11 55 (3.74%) Visual Studio
12 44 (3.00%) Mockito
13 41 (2.79%) SoapUI
14 34 (2.31%) WebDriver
15 33 (2.25%) Hudson
16 31 (2.11%) Ant
17 30 (2.04%) Gradle
18 26 (1.77%) Grunt
19 25 (1.70%) Xcode
20 22 (1.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 312 (21.24%) Finance
2 195 (13.27%) Banking
3 85 (5.79%) Front Office
4 82 (5.58%) Investment Banking
5 62 (4.22%) Retail
6 53 (3.61%) Marketing
7 30 (2.04%) Games
8 26 (1.77%) Back Office
9 25 (1.70%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.57%) Advertising
11 20 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (1.29%) Telecoms
13 16 (1.09%) Legal
14 12 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
14 12 (0.82%) Law
14 12 (0.82%) Publishing
15 9 (0.61%) Billing
15 9 (0.61%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.41%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 930 (63.31%) Developer
2 265 (18.04%) Java Developer
3 184 (12.53%) Analyst
4 117 (7.96%) .NET Developer
4 117 (7.96%) C# Developer
5 97 (6.60%) Senior Developer
6 77 (5.24%) SQL Developer
7 73 (4.97%) Architect
8 71 (4.83%) Business Analyst
9 65 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 65 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 63 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 63 (4.29%) XML Developer
11 61 (4.15%) Agile Developer
12 58 (3.95%) Consultant
13 52 (3.54%) ServiceNow Developer
14 51 (3.47%) HTML Developer
15 50 (3.40%) Test Analyst
16 45 (3.06%) Web Developer
17 36 (2.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (38.87%) HTML
2 478 (32.54%) Web Services
3 386 (26.28%) JSON
4 385 (26.21%) CSS
5 301 (20.49%) SOAP
6 288 (19.61%) .NET
7 235 (16.00%) REST
8 194 (13.21%) jQuery
9 183 (12.46%) Spring
10 167 (11.37%) HTML5
11 152 (10.35%) XSLT
12 150 (10.21%) RESTful
13 148 (10.07%) Ajax
14 123 (8.37%) ASP.NET
15 121 (8.24%) AngularJS
15 121 (8.24%) J2EE
16 112 (7.62%) JMS
17 105 (7.15%) XSD
18 91 (6.19%) .NET Framework
19 88 (5.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 153 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (5.79%) Derivative
3 84 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 67 (4.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 67 (4.56%) User Experience
5 53 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (3.20%) Equities
7 40 (2.72%) Fixed Income
8 38 (2.59%) Data Structures
9 32 (2.18%) CMDB
10 28 (1.91%) Data Integration
11 25 (1.70%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.43%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.36%) Client/Server
15 18 (1.23%) iPad
15 18 (1.23%) Market Risk
15 18 (1.23%) Reference Data
16 17 (1.16%) Social Media
17 14 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 250 (17.02%) Linux
2 169 (11.50%) Unix
3 137 (9.33%) Windows
4 52 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 48 (3.27%) Android
6 32 (2.18%) Windows Server
7 22 (1.50%) AIX
8 21 (1.43%) Solaris
9 15 (1.02%) HPUX
10 13 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.34%) CentOS
15 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.27%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.20%) SUSE
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (19.81%) TDD
3 248 (16.88%) Scrum
4 218 (14.84%) OO
5 198 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
6 151 (10.28%) MVC
7 134 (9.12%) SOA
8 118 (8.03%) SDLC
9 110 (7.49%) Web Development
10 107 (7.28%) BDD
11 103 (7.01%) Data Modelling
12 99 (6.74%) Multithreading
13 96 (6.54%) Unit Testing
14 93 (6.33%) UML
15 83 (5.65%) E-Commerce
16 82 (5.58%) ITIL
17 78 (5.31%) Software Engineering
18 76 (5.17%) Front End Development
19 71 (4.83%) Automated Testing
20 69 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 599 (40.78%) Java
2 560 (38.12%) JavaScript
3 555 (37.78%) SQL
4 306 (20.83%) C#
5 102 (6.94%) PL/SQL
6 95 (6.47%) PHP
7 82 (5.58%) Shell Script
8 81 (5.51%) Python
9 79 (5.38%) C++
10 68 (4.63%) T-SQL
11 59 (4.02%) Perl
12 51 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 41 (2.79%) Groovy
14 37 (2.52%) XPath
15 36 (2.45%) Objective-C
15 36 (2.45%) Ruby
15 36 (2.45%) Scala
16 34 (2.31%) VBA
17 31 (2.11%) C
18 29 (1.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 167 (11.37%) Degree
2 66 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 48 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.11%) ISEB
5 23 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 20 (1.36%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.34%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.20%) ACCA
11 3 (0.20%) CISA
11 3 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.20%) MCP
11 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.14%) PhD
13 1 (0.068%) MCSE
13 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (7.90%) QA
2 26 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.43%) SLA
4 16 (1.09%) ISO20022
5 14 (0.95%) HL7
6 10 (0.68%) Dublin Core
6 10 (0.68%) EMIR
7 9 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.54%) MiFID
9 3 (0.20%) DICOM
9 3 (0.20%) FATCA
9 3 (0.20%) ISO15022
9 3 (0.20%) SEPA
10 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.068%) COBIT
11 1 (0.068%) GAMP
11 1 (0.068%) GxP
11 1 (0.068%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.68%) Docker
4 8 (0.54%) vSphere
5 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.20%) NFS
6 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.14%) Firmware
6 2 (0.14%) IAG
6 2 (0.14%) KVM
6 2 (0.14%) Varnish
6 2 (0.14%) Xen
7 1 (0.068%) HDFS
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.068%) Samba
7 1 (0.068%) SRDF
7 1 (0.068%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.23%) Control-M
3 15 (1.02%) Puppet
4 11 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.61%) HP UCMDB
6 8 (0.54%) yum
7 7 (0.48%) Ansible
8 5 (0.34%) SCCM
9 3 (0.20%) SCOM
9 3 (0.20%) vMotion
10 2 (0.14%) Dollar Universe
10 2 (0.14%) Nagios
10 2 (0.14%) Opsview
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.068%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.068%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.068%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.068%) WSUS
Vendors
1 293 (19.95%) Oracle
2 186 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 69 (4.70%) ServiceNow
4 47 (3.20%) Sybase
5 39 (2.65%) IBM
6 29 (1.97%) HP
7 27 (1.84%) Google
8 26 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.57%) Splunk
10 22 (1.50%) Adobe
11 20 (1.36%) Informatica
12 18 (1.23%) Murex
13 17 (1.16%) VMware
14 16 (1.09%) TIBCO
15 15 (1.02%) Perforce
16 11 (0.75%) OpenTV
16 11 (0.75%) Talend
16 11 (0.75%) webMethods
16 11 (0.75%) WorldPay
17 10 (0.68%) hybris
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