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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 39 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 1172 1358 1431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.80% 5.41% 5.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.78% 17.24% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 815 945 920
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -17.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £24.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £44.03 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
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
7425 7876 7839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 31.39% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5304 5685 5514
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.87 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -5 277 £445 -1.11% 105
Croydon +2 7 £450 +44.92%
Greenford - 6 - -
Canary Wharf +10 5 £600 +29.03%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 £215 -50.57% 2
Hammersmith -2 1 £400 -
Hounslow -5 1 £500 +48.14%
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £320 -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 926 (40.74%) Java
2 886 (38.98%) HTML
3 873 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
4 838 (36.87%) SQL
5 765 (33.66%) JavaScript
6 729 (32.07%) Web Services
7 624 (27.45%) CSS
8 615 (27.06%) JSON
9 526 (23.14%) .NET
10 519 (22.83%) Oracle
11 483 (21.25%) C#
12 480 (21.12%) TDD
13 421 (18.52%) Finance
14 407 (17.91%) Linux
15 392 (17.25%) OO
16 374 (16.45%) Scrum
17 373 (16.41%) SQL Server
18 354 (15.57%) SOAP
19 335 (14.74%) XSLT
20 329 (14.47%) jQuery
21 319 (14.03%) UNIX
22 309 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
23 307 (13.51%) Subversion
24 290 (12.76%) ASP.NET
24 290 (12.76%) MVC
25 286 (12.58%) Spring
26 274 (12.05%) Git (software)
26 274 (12.05%) REST
27 269 (11.83%) HTML5
28 261 (11.48%) BDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 134 (5.90%) Apache
2 122 (5.37%) WebLogic
3 108 (4.75%) CMS
4 106 (4.66%) SharePoint
5 94 (4.14%) IIS
6 87 (3.83%) Tomcat
6 87 (3.83%) Node.js
7 83 (3.65%) WebSphere
8 61 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
9 55 (2.42%) Confluence
10 49 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 42 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 35 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 32 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
13 32 (1.41%) Umbraco
14 31 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
15 27 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 26 (1.14%) MQSeries
17 19 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
18 18 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 115 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 38 (1.67%) MS Office
4 34 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 17 (0.75%) MS Project
8 10 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.40%) Doxygen
10 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.13%) InDesign
11 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.088%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.044%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.044%) Maya
13 1 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.044%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 32 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.79%) Magento
4 16 (0.70%) Workday HCM
5 15 (0.66%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (0.62%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.57%) SAP HR
8 12 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
10 9 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.35%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
13 6 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
13 6 (0.26%) Murex MxG2000
13 6 (0.26%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (0.97%) Force.com
2 22 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (0.88%) SaaS
4 13 (0.57%) GitHub
5 11 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.40%) PaaS
7 6 (0.26%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.22%) IaaS
9 4 (0.18%) Joyent
9 4 (0.18%) Heroku
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.088%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.088%) Route 53
11 1 (0.044%) Trello
11 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 203 (8.93%) HTTP
2 77 (3.39%) Internet
3 65 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 53 (2.33%) SSL
5 39 (1.72%) DNS
6 31 (1.36%) HTTPS
7 29 (1.28%) LDAP
8 28 (1.23%) FTP
9 21 (0.92%) VPN
9 21 (0.92%) Firewall
10 20 (0.88%) Intranet
11 18 (0.79%) SSH
12 11 (0.48%) SAN
12 11 (0.48%) SNMP
12 11 (0.48%) VoIP
13 8 (0.35%) Extranet
13 8 (0.35%) RTSP
14 7 (0.31%) Multicast
15 6 (0.26%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 187 (8.23%) Relational Database
3 182 (8.01%) MySQL
4 139 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 111 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 103 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 88 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 83 (3.65%) MongoDB
9 73 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 70 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (2.82%) RDBMS
12 57 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 49 (2.16%) Big Data
14 48 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
15 42 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
16 35 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
17 33 (1.45%) DB2
18 31 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
19 30 (1.32%) Hadoop
19 30 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 307 (13.51%) Subversion
2 274 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 172 (7.57%) Maven
4 164 (7.22%) Cucumber
5 156 (6.86%) Visual Studio
6 145 (6.38%) JIRA
7 137 (6.03%) JUnit
8 134 (5.90%) Selenium
9 107 (4.71%) Jenkins
10 80 (3.52%) Mockito
10 80 (3.52%) Ant
11 78 (3.43%) Eclipse
12 74 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 71 (3.12%) Hudson
14 68 (2.99%) WebDriver
15 61 (2.68%) Xcode
16 58 (2.55%) NUnit
17 54 (2.38%) TeamCity
18 44 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 38 (1.67%) WATIR
General
1 421 (18.52%) Finance
2 260 (11.44%) Banking
3 156 (6.86%) Investment Banking
4 107 (4.71%) Front Office
5 95 (4.18%) Retail
6 85 (3.74%) Publishing
7 52 (2.29%) Back Office
8 49 (2.16%) Marketing
9 44 (1.94%) Advertising
10 40 (1.76%) Games
11 37 (1.63%) Telecoms
12 33 (1.45%) Legal
13 22 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.53%) Law
16 11 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.31%) Local Government
18 6 (0.26%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1425 (62.69%) Developer
2 282 (12.41%) Java Developer
3 254 (11.17%) Analyst
4 151 (6.64%) Senior Developer
5 118 (5.19%) .NET Developer
6 114 (5.02%) Architect
7 98 (4.31%) Consultant
8 97 (4.27%) Web Developer
9 91 (4.00%) iOS Developer
10 88 (3.87%) Business Analyst
11 83 (3.65%) C# Developer
12 70 (3.08%) Front-End Developer
13 65 (2.86%) Tester
14 61 (2.68%) Software Engineer
15 58 (2.55%) Test Analyst
16 57 (2.51%) PHP Developer
17 50 (2.20%) C# .NET Developer
18 49 (2.16%) SharePoint Developer
19 48 (2.11%) Android Developer
20 46 (2.02%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 886 (38.98%) HTML
2 729 (32.07%) Web Services
3 624 (27.45%) CSS
4 615 (27.06%) JSON
5 526 (23.14%) .NET
6 354 (15.57%) SOAP
7 335 (14.74%) XSLT
8 329 (14.47%) jQuery
9 290 (12.76%) ASP.NET
10 286 (12.58%) Spring
11 274 (12.05%) REST
12 269 (11.83%) HTML5
13 242 (10.65%) XSD
14 228 (10.03%) RESTful
15 209 (9.19%) Ajax
16 193 (8.49%) J2EE
17 147 (6.47%) .NET Framework
18 144 (6.34%) CSS3
19 137 (6.03%) Hibernate
20 131 (5.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 177 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (5.24%) Open Source
3 115 (5.06%) Derivative
4 106 (4.66%) User Experience
5 90 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 89 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 87 (3.83%) Fixed Income
8 62 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 62 (2.73%) iPad
9 60 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
10 56 (2.46%) Social Media
11 51 (2.24%) Data Integration
12 41 (1.80%) iPhone
13 35 (1.54%) W3C
13 35 (1.54%) Management Information System
14 32 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
15 28 (1.23%) SWIFT
16 27 (1.19%) Video on Demand
17 26 (1.14%) Reference Data
18 21 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 407 (17.91%) Linux
2 319 (14.03%) UNIX
3 254 (11.17%) Windows
4 123 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 115 (5.06%) Android
6 42 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.45%) Solaris
8 21 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.79%) SUSE
10 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.40%) CentOS
10 9 (0.40%) HPUX
10 9 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.26%) AIX
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (21.12%) TDD
3 392 (17.25%) OO
4 374 (16.45%) Scrum
5 309 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
6 290 (12.76%) MVC
7 261 (11.48%) BDD
8 246 (10.82%) SOA
9 188 (8.27%) E-Commerce
10 161 (7.08%) UML
11 137 (6.03%) Web Development
12 134 (5.90%) Unit Testing
13 132 (5.81%) Migration
14 131 (5.76%) ETL
15 130 (5.72%) Content Management
16 128 (5.63%) Test Automation
17 127 (5.59%) Software Engineering
18 118 (5.19%) Data Modelling
19 115 (5.06%) Project Management
20 114 (5.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 926 (40.74%) Java
2 838 (36.87%) SQL
3 765 (33.66%) JavaScript
4 483 (21.25%) C#
5 185 (8.14%) PHP
6 162 (7.13%) PL/SQL
7 152 (6.69%) Python
8 133 (5.85%) Ruby
9 132 (5.81%) C++
10 121 (5.32%) Shell Script
11 112 (4.93%) T-SQL
12 99 (4.36%) Objective-C
13 89 (3.92%) Perl
14 86 (3.78%) XPath
15 77 (3.39%) Groovy
16 55 (2.42%) VB.NET
17 50 (2.20%) C
18 46 (2.02%) VB
19 42 (1.85%) XQuery
20 39 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 181 (7.96%) Degree
2 71 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 41 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.50%) ISEB
5 22 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.40%) Sun Certification
8 9 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.26%) MCITP
11 6 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.22%) MCSD
12 5 (0.22%) MCSA
13 4 (0.18%) MCP
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (8.32%) QA
2 15 (0.66%) EMIR
3 12 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.53%) SLA
4 8 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.31%) RosettaNet
5 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.18%) HL7
7 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.088%) WAI
8 2 (0.088%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.044%) GCP
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.044%) Basel II
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.044%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 14443
9 1 (0.044%) FATCA
System Software
1 27 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (0.35%) NFS
4 7 (0.31%) NDS
4 7 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.22%) SRDF
6 5 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.22%) HDFS
7 4 (0.18%) KVM
7 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.13%) Docker
8 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.088%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.088%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.088%) RACF
9 2 (0.088%) vCloud
9 2 (0.088%) Xen
9 2 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.044%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (1.54%) Puppet
3 11 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.35%) SCOM
6 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.18%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.13%) Ansible
7 3 (0.13%) Oozie
7 3 (0.13%) Control-M
7 3 (0.13%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.13%) WMI
8 2 (0.088%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.088%) YUM
8 2 (0.088%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.088%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.088%) Netcool
8 2 (0.088%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 519 (22.83%) Oracle
2 223 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 109 (4.80%) JBoss
4 87 (3.83%) IBM
5 67 (2.95%) Adobe
6 58 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
7 56 (2.46%) Sybase
8 55 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 55 (2.42%) Google
9 45 (1.98%) ATG
10 44 (1.94%) SAP
11 40 (1.76%) Perforce
12 38 (1.67%) Endeca
12 38 (1.67%) Sitecore
13 31 (1.36%) HP
14 30 (1.32%) TIBCO
15 28 (1.23%) EPiServer
16 27 (1.19%) Business Objects
17 22 (0.97%) Atlassian
18 21 (0.92%) Zend
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Rate: £500 - £540 per day
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London
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Roc Search
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Elevate Direct
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Posted: Yesterday
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Square One Resources
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Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
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Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
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Lorien Resourcing
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London
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