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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 53 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 862 1104 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.69% 4.82% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.94% 15.43% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 777 826
Average daily rate
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£445 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £20.95 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.45% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £31.39 £25.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.36 £50.90 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
7217 7157 7283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.23% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5147 5222
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -15 202 £450 +2.85% 91
Docklands, London -3 6 £370 -32.72%
Croydon -6 6 £225 -41.55% 1
Feltham -1 3 £398 +127.14%
Bromley - 3 - -
Uxbridge +4 2 £375 -39.87%
Greenford +1 2 - -
Canary Wharf -16 2 £440 -37.14%
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Hayes - 2 £425 -
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £350 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £425 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 815 (45.84%) SQL
2 687 (38.64%) Java
3 637 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
4 611 (34.36%) HTML
5 591 (33.24%) JavaScript
6 554 (31.16%) Web Services
7 430 (24.18%) Oracle
8 427 (24.02%) .NET
9 411 (23.12%) CSS
10 408 (22.95%) Finance
11 390 (21.93%) JSON
12 389 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 352 (19.80%) C#
14 340 (19.12%) SOAP
15 299 (16.82%) TDD
16 279 (15.69%) Linux
17 258 (14.51%) Banking
18 251 (14.12%) UNIX
19 239 (13.44%) OO
20 228 (12.82%) Microsoft
21 227 (12.77%) REST
22 226 (12.71%) XSLT
23 220 (12.37%) Scrum
24 217 (12.20%) Windows
25 212 (11.92%) jQuery
26 201 (11.30%) SDLC
27 194 (10.91%) Spring
28 193 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
29 181 (10.18%) HTML5
30 179 (10.07%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 108 (6.07%) WebLogic
2 97 (5.46%) Tomcat
3 95 (5.34%) JBoss
4 91 (5.12%) WebSphere
5 66 (3.71%) IIS
6 65 (3.66%) SharePoint
7 50 (2.81%) CMS
8 48 (2.70%) Apache
9 47 (2.64%) Node.js
10 35 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
12 27 (1.52%) MQSeries
13 24 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (1.29%) Mule
14 23 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 22 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
16 14 (0.79%) Jetty
16 14 (0.79%) Confluence
17 13 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 93 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.31%) MS Office
3 29 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.45%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.34%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.17%) MS Project
11 2 (0.11%) FastStats
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.056%) Weka
12 1 (0.056%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 46 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
6 13 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 13 (0.73%) Magento
6 13 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
7 12 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (0.62%) WebTrends
8 11 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (0.51%) RMDS
10 7 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
11 6 (0.34%) Markit EDM
11 6 (0.34%) Loan IQ
11 6 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.34%) Summit
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
4 13 (0.73%) Office 365
5 12 (0.67%) SaaS
6 9 (0.51%) GitHub
7 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.39%) Yammer
9 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.22%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 4 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.22%) Force.com
12 3 (0.17%) Heroku
12 3 (0.17%) SmartFocus
13 2 (0.11%) IaaS
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.056%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.62%) HTTP
2 47 (2.64%) Internet
3 46 (2.59%) LDAP
4 41 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.91%) SSL
6 19 (1.07%) Firewall
7 16 (0.90%) SAN
7 16 (0.90%) SNMP
7 16 (0.90%) VPN
8 15 (0.84%) FTP
9 14 (0.79%) DNS
10 12 (0.67%) Intranet
11 9 (0.51%) NAS
11 9 (0.51%) Multicast
11 9 (0.51%) LAN
12 8 (0.45%) WAN
12 8 (0.45%) iSCSI
12 8 (0.45%) FCoE
12 8 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 137 (7.71%) Relational Database
3 121 (6.81%) Oracle Database
4 100 (5.62%) MySQL
5 91 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
6 83 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 70 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 70 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 64 (3.60%) RDBMS
9 55 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 51 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 43 (2.42%) DB2
12 40 (2.25%) MongoDB
12 40 (2.25%) NoSQL
13 39 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
14 38 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
15 33 (1.86%) Big Data
16 30 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 163 (9.17%) Subversion
2 159 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 146 (8.21%) Maven
4 93 (5.23%) Jenkins
5 91 (5.12%) JIRA
6 89 (5.01%) Visual Studio
7 72 (4.05%) JUnit
8 69 (3.88%) Ant
9 66 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 62 (3.49%) Selenium
11 58 (3.26%) Eclipse
12 48 (2.70%) Cucumber
13 32 (1.80%) SoapUI
14 30 (1.69%) Hudson
15 25 (1.41%) NUnit
16 22 (1.24%) Grunt
17 21 (1.18%) HP UFT
18 18 (1.01%) Xcode
18 18 (1.01%) JMeter
18 18 (1.01%) Jasmine
General
1 408 (22.95%) Finance
2 258 (14.51%) Banking
3 151 (8.49%) Investment Banking
4 90 (5.06%) Front Office
5 71 (3.99%) Retail
6 56 (3.15%) Marketing
7 48 (2.70%) Financial Institution
8 35 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.97%) Publishing
9 29 (1.63%) Games
10 23 (1.29%) Legal
11 22 (1.24%) Advertising
12 14 (0.79%) Law
12 14 (0.79%) Back Office
13 6 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.34%) iGaming
14 5 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.28%) Billing
14 5 (0.28%) Automotive
15 4 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1108 (62.32%) Developer
2 246 (13.84%) Java Developer
3 194 (10.91%) Analyst
4 138 (7.76%) Senior Developer
5 121 (6.81%) Architect
6 113 (6.36%) Consultant
7 91 (5.12%) .NET Developer
8 82 (4.61%) C# Developer
9 74 (4.16%) Web Developer
10 68 (3.82%) Front-End Developer
11 66 (3.71%) Business Analyst
12 44 (2.47%) Test Analyst
13 43 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 41 (2.31%) Technical Consultant
14 41 (2.31%) SQL Developer
15 40 (2.25%) Oracle Developer
15 40 (2.25%) AWS Developer
16 39 (2.19%) Android Developer
17 36 (2.02%) C# .NET Developer
18 35 (1.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 611 (34.36%) HTML
2 554 (31.16%) Web Services
3 427 (24.02%) .NET
4 411 (23.12%) CSS
5 390 (21.93%) JSON
6 340 (19.12%) SOAP
7 227 (12.77%) REST
8 226 (12.71%) XSLT
9 212 (11.92%) jQuery
10 194 (10.91%) Spring
11 181 (10.18%) HTML5
12 169 (9.51%) ASP.NET
13 159 (8.94%) Ajax
14 157 (8.83%) J2EE
15 153 (8.61%) .NET Framework
16 139 (7.82%) WCF
17 116 (6.52%) XSD
18 114 (6.41%) RESTful
19 111 (6.24%) XSL
20 104 (5.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 139 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (4.56%) Mobile App
3 74 (4.16%) Derivative
3 74 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 68 (3.82%) User Experience
5 62 (3.49%) Client/Server
6 54 (3.04%) Fixed Income
7 52 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 45 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.97%) Social Media
10 31 (1.74%) N-Tier
10 31 (1.74%) Management Information System
11 30 (1.69%) Data Structures
12 29 (1.63%) Equities
13 27 (1.52%) iPad
14 24 (1.35%) Grid Computing
15 22 (1.24%) NHS
15 22 (1.24%) W3C
16 20 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
17 18 (1.01%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 279 (15.69%) Linux
2 251 (14.12%) UNIX
3 217 (12.20%) Windows
4 87 (4.89%) Android
5 77 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.12%) Solaris
7 19 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.79%) CentOS
9 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.56%) AIX
11 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.22%) Windows CE
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.11%) HPUX
15 1 (0.056%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (16.82%) TDD
3 239 (13.44%) OO
4 220 (12.37%) Scrum
5 201 (11.30%) SDLC
6 193 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
7 179 (10.07%) SOA
8 174 (9.79%) MVC
9 147 (8.27%) Unit Testing
10 116 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 113 (6.36%) BDD
12 109 (6.13%) Web Development
13 107 (6.02%) ETL
14 104 (5.85%) UML
15 100 (5.62%) Software Engineering
16 97 (5.46%) Multithreading
17 87 (4.89%) CRM
18 86 (4.84%) Workflow
19 82 (4.61%) Content Management
20 79 (4.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 815 (45.84%) SQL
2 687 (38.64%) Java
3 591 (33.24%) JavaScript
4 352 (19.80%) C#
5 157 (8.83%) PL/SQL
6 141 (7.93%) Python
7 114 (6.41%) T-SQL
8 88 (4.95%) C++
8 88 (4.95%) Perl
9 75 (4.22%) PHP
10 70 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 64 (3.60%) VB.NET
12 61 (3.43%) Ruby
13 57 (3.21%) XPath
14 45 (2.53%) Groovy
15 41 (2.31%) VBA
16 39 (2.19%) Scala
17 37 (2.08%) Objective-C
17 37 (2.08%) VB
18 32 (1.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 157 (8.83%) Degree
2 92 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 56 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.96%) ISEB
7 7 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.34%) PMP
8 6 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.34%) HND
8 6 (0.34%) MCSE
9 5 (0.28%) PhD
9 5 (0.28%) CISSP
9 5 (0.28%) MCITP
10 4 (0.22%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.17%) CCNP
11 3 (0.17%) CCNA
11 3 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (8.55%) QA
2 10 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (0.51%) EMIR
4 7 (0.39%) HL7
4 7 (0.39%) DICOM
5 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.17%) SLA
8 2 (0.11%) MiFID
8 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.056%) GxP
9 1 (0.056%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.73%) NFS
5 12 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.56%) Xen
7 9 (0.51%) Firmware
8 8 (0.45%) SRDF
8 8 (0.45%) KVM
8 8 (0.45%) Docker
9 4 (0.22%) HDFS
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.17%) Varnish
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.056%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.056%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.90%) Control-M
4 15 (0.84%) Puppet
5 11 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
6 10 (0.56%) yum
7 9 (0.51%) Nagios
8 6 (0.34%) SCOM
8 6 (0.34%) Ansible
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.28%) SCCM
10 4 (0.22%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle Flashback
11 3 (0.17%) Jitterbit
11 3 (0.17%) CloudHub
11 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 430 (24.18%) Oracle
2 228 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 73 (4.11%) IBM
4 70 (3.94%) Sybase
5 54 (3.04%) Adobe
6 53 (2.98%) HP
7 50 (2.81%) ServiceNow
8 47 (2.64%) TIBCO
9 41 (2.31%) Google
10 40 (2.25%) Informatica
11 31 (1.74%) VMware
12 30 (1.69%) ATG
13 29 (1.63%) Business Objects
14 27 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
15 26 (1.46%) Tableau
16 24 (1.35%) Endeca
16 24 (1.35%) Red Hat
17 21 (1.18%) Splunk
18 20 (1.12%) Perforce
19 17 (0.96%) Sun
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Dependant on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £415.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 325-400pd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Franklin Bates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum (direct contract with Client)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago