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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 45 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 972 1194 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.27% 5.02% 5.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.26% 16.94% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 800 804
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 £301 £275
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 9 13 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £14.10 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.50 £49.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
6817 7048 6499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.95% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5194 5077 4728
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 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -7 226 £425 -5.55% 49
Docklands, London +19 7 £383 -30.45%
Bromley +5 6 £450 -27.27% 2
Croydon -1 3 £325 -13.33%
Canary Wharf -2 2 £400 -15.78%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £365 - 1
Wembley - 2 £500 -
Hounslow -4 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Enfield - 1 £275 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £525 - 1
Westminster - 1 £350 -
Ealing - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 913 (43.33%) Java
2 808 (38.35%) HTML
3 805 (38.21%) SQL
4 767 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
5 656 (31.13%) JavaScript
6 625 (29.66%) Web Services
7 555 (26.34%) CSS
8 522 (24.77%) JSON
9 462 (21.93%) .NET
10 448 (21.26%) Oracle
11 421 (19.98%) TDD
12 420 (19.93%) C#
13 387 (18.37%) Finance
14 349 (16.56%) OO
15 346 (16.42%) Linux
16 345 (16.37%) Scrum
17 340 (16.14%) SOAP
18 315 (14.95%) SQL Server
19 312 (14.81%) Spring
20 302 (14.33%) REST
21 298 (14.14%) UNIX
22 297 (14.10%) XSLT
23 286 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
24 285 (13.53%) jQuery
25 282 (13.38%) Banking
26 251 (11.91%) Subversion
27 242 (11.49%) MVC
27 242 (11.49%) HTML5
28 218 (10.35%) QA
29 213 (10.11%) XSD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 140 (6.64%) WebLogic
2 114 (5.41%) Apache
3 96 (4.56%) CMS
4 94 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 87 (4.13%) SharePoint
6 84 (3.99%) JBoss
7 79 (3.75%) WebSphere
8 74 (3.51%) IIS
9 59 (2.80%) Node.js
10 52 (2.47%) Confluence
11 39 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 34 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 30 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
14 28 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
17 18 (0.85%) MQSeries
18 16 (0.76%) Drupal
19 14 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
19 14 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 88 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.47%) MS Office
3 39 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 35 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.14%) MS Project
7 21 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.33%) Doxygen
10 6 (0.28%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.28%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
12 4 (0.19%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.19%) FrameMaker
13 3 (0.14%) Maya
14 2 (0.095%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.047%) 3ds Max
15 1 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.047%) FastStats
15 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.90%) Magento
4 14 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
5 11 (0.52%) Summit
6 10 (0.47%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.33%) Murex MxG2000
8 6 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
9 5 (0.24%) Agresso
9 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.19%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.14%) SAP SD
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.66%) Force.com
3 14 (0.66%) GitHub
4 13 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (0.28%) SaaS
7 4 (0.19%) Heroku
8 3 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.14%) Office 365
9 2 (0.095%) Route 53
9 2 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.095%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.047%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 158 (7.50%) HTTP
2 82 (3.89%) TCP/IP
3 64 (3.04%) Internet
4 52 (2.47%) SSL
5 42 (1.99%) DNS
6 29 (1.38%) LDAP
7 24 (1.14%) Intranet
8 21 (1.00%) HTTPS
9 20 (0.95%) VPN
10 15 (0.71%) SNMP
11 14 (0.66%) FTP
12 9 (0.43%) VoIP
12 9 (0.43%) Firewall
12 9 (0.43%) SSH
13 8 (0.38%) RTSP
14 7 (0.33%) Extranet
15 6 (0.28%) Multicast
16 5 (0.24%) SAN
17 4 (0.19%) iSCSI
17 4 (0.19%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 139 (6.60%) MySQL
3 133 (6.31%) Oracle Database
4 126 (5.98%) Relational Database
5 87 (4.13%) NoSQL
6 77 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 67 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (2.90%) RDBMS
9 57 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (2.42%) Big Data
12 41 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 39 (1.85%) MongoDB
14 33 (1.57%) DB2
15 32 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
16 30 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
16 30 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
17 29 (1.38%) Hadoop
18 27 (1.28%) Redis
19 25 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 251 (11.91%) Subversion
2 212 (10.06%) Git (software)
3 176 (8.35%) Maven
4 151 (7.17%) JIRA
5 135 (6.41%) Visual Studio
6 134 (6.36%) Cucumber
7 130 (6.17%) Selenium
8 118 (5.60%) JUnit
9 112 (5.32%) Jenkins
10 86 (4.08%) Ant
11 83 (3.94%) Eclipse
12 68 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 56 (2.66%) QuickTest Pro
14 51 (2.42%) Xcode
14 51 (2.42%) Hudson
15 48 (2.28%) WebDriver
16 41 (1.95%) NUnit
17 39 (1.85%) WATIR
18 35 (1.66%) Sahi
19 30 (1.42%) Mockito
General
1 387 (18.37%) Finance
2 282 (13.38%) Banking
3 148 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 127 (6.03%) Front Office
5 83 (3.94%) Retail
6 64 (3.04%) Publishing
7 54 (2.56%) Marketing
8 39 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 36 (1.71%) Back Office
9 36 (1.71%) Games
10 27 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 24 (1.14%) Advertising
12 21 (1.00%) Legal
13 14 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.33%) Billing
16 6 (0.28%) Electronics
17 5 (0.24%) Law
17 5 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1336 (63.41%) Developer
2 297 (14.10%) Java Developer
3 243 (11.53%) Analyst
4 158 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 100 (4.75%) Architect
6 99 (4.70%) Business Analyst
7 84 (3.99%) .NET Developer
8 80 (3.80%) Consultant
8 80 (3.80%) iOS Developer
9 72 (3.42%) Web Developer
10 69 (3.27%) Front-End Developer
11 67 (3.18%) C# Developer
12 54 (2.56%) Test Analyst
13 53 (2.52%) PHP Developer
14 52 (2.47%) Tester
15 45 (2.14%) Software Engineer
16 42 (1.99%) Programmer
17 38 (1.80%) SharePoint Developer
18 37 (1.76%) Senior Java Developer
18 37 (1.76%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 808 (38.35%) HTML
2 625 (29.66%) Web Services
3 555 (26.34%) CSS
4 522 (24.77%) JSON
5 462 (21.93%) .NET
6 340 (16.14%) SOAP
7 312 (14.81%) Spring
8 302 (14.33%) REST
9 297 (14.10%) XSLT
10 285 (13.53%) jQuery
11 242 (11.49%) HTML5
12 213 (10.11%) XSD
13 197 (9.35%) ASP.NET
14 193 (9.16%) J2EE
15 191 (9.07%) Ajax
16 190 (9.02%) RESTful
17 183 (8.69%) Hibernate
18 130 (6.17%) CSS3
19 125 (5.93%) AngularJS
19 125 (5.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 174 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (6.50%) Derivative
3 101 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 99 (4.70%) User Experience
5 94 (4.46%) Open Source
6 88 (4.18%) Fixed Income
7 81 (3.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 61 (2.90%) Mobile App
9 55 (2.61%) Data Structures
9 55 (2.61%) Social Media
10 49 (2.33%) iPad
11 42 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 38 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
13 35 (1.66%) Data Integration
13 35 (1.66%) iPhone
14 34 (1.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 33 (1.57%) Equities
16 31 (1.47%) Oracle Exalogic
17 29 (1.38%) W3C
17 29 (1.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 346 (16.42%) Linux
2 298 (14.14%) UNIX
3 180 (8.54%) Windows
4 106 (5.03%) Apple iOS
5 86 (4.08%) Android
6 46 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.57%) SUSE
8 25 (1.19%) Solaris
9 21 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.28%) AIX
14 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.28%) CentOS
15 4 (0.19%) VMS
15 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (19.98%) TDD
3 349 (16.56%) OO
4 345 (16.37%) Scrum
5 286 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
6 242 (11.49%) MVC
7 176 (8.35%) BDD
8 157 (7.45%) SOA
9 153 (7.26%) E-Commerce
10 151 (7.17%) UML
11 146 (6.93%) Data Modelling
12 138 (6.55%) Test Automation
13 132 (6.26%) Software Engineering
14 129 (6.12%) Web Development
14 129 (6.12%) Analytics
15 127 (6.03%) Unit Testing
16 101 (4.79%) CRM
17 99 (4.70%) ETL
17 99 (4.70%) Content Management
18 96 (4.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 913 (43.33%) Java
2 805 (38.21%) SQL
3 656 (31.13%) JavaScript
4 420 (19.93%) C#
5 151 (7.17%) PL/SQL
6 148 (7.02%) PHP
7 126 (5.98%) Ruby
8 117 (5.55%) Python
9 113 (5.36%) C++
10 105 (4.98%) T-SQL
11 102 (4.84%) Shell Script
12 77 (3.65%) Objective-C
13 71 (3.37%) Perl
14 68 (3.23%) XPath
15 60 (2.85%) VBA
16 56 (2.66%) Groovy
17 42 (1.99%) VB
17 42 (1.99%) C
18 41 (1.95%) VB.NET
19 37 (1.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 191 (9.07%) Degree
2 82 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 40 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 34 (1.61%) ISEB
5 23 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.90%) Sun Certification
7 15 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (0.43%) OCPJP
10 9 (0.43%) MCITP
11 7 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.19%) MCSA
12 4 (0.19%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.14%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.095%) MCP
14 2 (0.095%) PMP
14 2 (0.095%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.095%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (10.35%) QA
2 18 (0.85%) EMIR
3 7 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (0.33%) SLA
4 6 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.24%) HL7
6 4 (0.19%) CDISC
6 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.095%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.095%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.095%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.095%) WCAG
7 2 (0.095%) WAI
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.047%) Basel II
8 1 (0.047%) FATCA
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 17 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.28%) NFS
6 5 (0.24%) Varnish
6 5 (0.24%) Docker
6 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.19%) HDFS
7 4 (0.19%) KVM
7 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.14%) SRDF
8 3 (0.14%) NDS
8 3 (0.14%) Xen
8 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.047%) Squid
9 1 (0.047%) RACF
Systems Management
1 45 (2.14%) Puppet
2 36 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.81%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.52%) Control-M
6 10 (0.47%) SCOM
7 8 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
7 8 (0.38%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.24%) Ansible
8 5 (0.24%) yum
8 5 (0.24%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.19%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.095%) SCCM
11 2 (0.095%) Nagios
11 2 (0.095%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.095%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.047%) Ambari
12 1 (0.047%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 448 (21.26%) Oracle
2 211 (10.01%) Microsoft
3 75 (3.56%) Adobe
4 69 (3.27%) Sybase
5 67 (3.18%) IBM
6 52 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 50 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
8 44 (2.09%) HP
9 40 (1.90%) Google
10 34 (1.61%) ATG
10 34 (1.61%) Perforce
11 33 (1.57%) Endeca
12 30 (1.42%) SAP
12 30 (1.42%) ServiceNow
13 29 (1.38%) TIBCO
14 27 (1.28%) Informatica
14 27 (1.28%) Sitecore
15 23 (1.09%) Murex
16 22 (1.04%) hybris
17 19 (0.90%) Zend
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £144 - £145 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £515.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago