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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 38 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 1120 1347 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.62% 5.34% 5.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.28% 17.12% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 955 909
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 £583 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.75 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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
7328 7866 7680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.24% 31.19% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5321 5726 5406
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £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 40 44 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £75.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -5 259 £450 - 87
Croydon -1 9 £450 -10.00% 3
Greenford - 5 - -
Hammersmith +3 1 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 £215 -50.57% 3
Bromley -1 1 £550 -21.42%
Hounslow -3 1 £500 +35.59% 1
Westminster - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £320 - 2
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Chislehurst - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 911 (40.51%) Java
2 885 (39.35%) HTML
3 854 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
4 823 (36.59%) SQL
5 756 (33.61%) JavaScript
6 705 (31.35%) Web Services
7 634 (28.19%) CSS
8 595 (26.46%) JSON
9 505 (22.45%) .NET
10 497 (22.10%) Oracle
11 474 (21.08%) C#
12 451 (20.05%) TDD
13 430 (19.12%) Finance
14 393 (17.47%) Linux
15 372 (16.54%) OO
16 364 (16.18%) SQL Server
17 361 (16.05%) Scrum
18 359 (15.96%) SOAP
19 326 (14.50%) XSLT
20 321 (14.27%) jQuery
21 302 (13.43%) UNIX
22 296 (13.16%) Spring
23 292 (12.98%) Subversion
24 287 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
25 284 (12.63%) MVC
26 279 (12.41%) ASP.NET
27 274 (12.18%) REST
28 272 (12.09%) Banking
29 265 (11.78%) HTML5
30 256 (11.38%) Git (software)

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 129 (5.74%) Apache
2 121 (5.38%) WebLogic
3 116 (5.16%) CMS
4 101 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 89 (3.96%) Tomcat
5 89 (3.96%) IIS
6 81 (3.60%) WebSphere
7 74 (3.29%) Node.js
8 53 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
8 53 (2.36%) Confluence
9 47 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 41 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 35 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
12 34 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
13 31 (1.38%) Umbraco
14 28 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
15 27 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 26 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
17 24 (1.07%) MQSeries
18 19 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 106 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 38 (1.69%) MS Office
4 32 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.84%) MS Project
5 19 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.44%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.13%) InDesign
10 2 (0.089%) Maya
10 2 (0.089%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.044%) Mingle
11 1 (0.044%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 30 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.98%) Magento
4 17 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
5 15 (0.67%) Workday HCM
5 15 (0.67%) Markit EDM
6 13 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.53%) SAP HR
8 10 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
8 10 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.36%) SAP FI
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.31%) Murex MxG2000
11 7 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.31%) Summit
12 5 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (0.93%) Force.com
3 20 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.71%) GitHub
5 11 (0.49%) SaaS
6 9 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.27%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.18%) Heroku
9 4 (0.18%) Joyent
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.13%) PaaS
11 2 (0.089%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.089%) Route 53
12 1 (0.044%) Trello
12 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.044%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 201 (8.94%) HTTP
2 76 (3.38%) Internet
3 68 (3.02%) TCP/IP
4 56 (2.49%) SSL
5 41 (1.82%) DNS
6 32 (1.42%) HTTPS
7 30 (1.33%) FTP
8 27 (1.20%) LDAP
9 22 (0.98%) VPN
10 20 (0.89%) Intranet
11 17 (0.76%) Firewall
11 17 (0.76%) SSH
12 14 (0.62%) SNMP
13 11 (0.49%) VoIP
14 10 (0.44%) SAN
15 9 (0.40%) RTSP
16 8 (0.36%) Extranet
17 6 (0.27%) iSCSI
17 6 (0.27%) VLAN
17 6 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 180 (8.00%) MySQL
3 177 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 131 (5.82%) Oracle Database
5 107 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 99 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 87 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 73 (3.25%) MongoDB
8 73 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
9 72 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 63 (2.80%) RDBMS
11 53 (2.36%) Big Data
12 49 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 42 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 41 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
15 34 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
16 32 (1.42%) DB2
17 30 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
18 29 (1.29%) Hadoop
19 27 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 292 (12.98%) Subversion
2 256 (11.38%) Git (software)
3 162 (7.20%) Maven
4 154 (6.85%) Visual Studio
5 142 (6.31%) Cucumber
6 138 (6.14%) JIRA
7 129 (5.74%) JUnit
8 121 (5.38%) Selenium
9 105 (4.67%) Jenkins
10 77 (3.42%) Eclipse
10 77 (3.42%) Ant
11 72 (3.20%) Mockito
11 72 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 62 (2.76%) Xcode
13 61 (2.71%) WebDriver
14 60 (2.67%) Hudson
15 53 (2.36%) NUnit
16 48 (2.13%) TeamCity
17 40 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 32 (1.42%) JBehave
General
1 430 (19.12%) Finance
2 272 (12.09%) Banking
3 157 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 111 (4.94%) Front Office
5 91 (4.05%) Retail
6 75 (3.33%) Publishing
7 52 (2.31%) Back Office
8 51 (2.27%) Marketing
9 41 (1.82%) Games
10 39 (1.73%) Advertising
11 38 (1.69%) Telecoms
12 31 (1.38%) Legal
13 23 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.36%) Law
17 7 (0.31%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.27%) Music Industry
19 5 (0.22%) Billing
20 4 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1431 (63.63%) Developer
2 282 (12.54%) Java Developer
3 244 (10.85%) Analyst
4 153 (6.80%) Senior Developer
5 115 (5.11%) .NET Developer
6 112 (4.98%) Architect
7 100 (4.45%) Web Developer
8 91 (4.05%) Consultant
9 90 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 90 (4.00%) iOS Developer
10 81 (3.60%) C# Developer
11 68 (3.02%) Software Engineer
12 66 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
13 58 (2.58%) PHP Developer
14 57 (2.53%) Tester
15 56 (2.49%) Test Analyst
16 51 (2.27%) Programmer
17 49 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
18 48 (2.13%) Android Developer
19 47 (2.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 885 (39.35%) HTML
2 705 (31.35%) Web Services
3 634 (28.19%) CSS
4 595 (26.46%) JSON
5 505 (22.45%) .NET
6 359 (15.96%) SOAP
7 326 (14.50%) XSLT
8 321 (14.27%) jQuery
9 296 (13.16%) Spring
10 279 (12.41%) ASP.NET
11 274 (12.18%) REST
12 265 (11.78%) HTML5
13 241 (10.72%) XSD
14 218 (9.69%) RESTful
15 208 (9.25%) Ajax
16 182 (8.09%) J2EE
17 144 (6.40%) .NET Framework
18 143 (6.36%) Hibernate
19 140 (6.22%) CSS3
20 129 (5.74%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 180 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (5.07%) Derivative
3 104 (4.62%) Open Source
4 103 (4.58%) User Experience
5 93 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 89 (3.96%) Fixed Income
7 87 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 69 (3.07%) Mobile App
9 60 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
10 59 (2.62%) Social Media
11 58 (2.58%) iPad
12 57 (2.53%) Data Structures
13 53 (2.36%) Data Integration
14 40 (1.78%) iPhone
15 35 (1.56%) W3C
16 34 (1.51%) Management Information System
17 31 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
18 29 (1.29%) Video on Demand
19 28 (1.24%) Reference Data
20 27 (1.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 393 (17.47%) Linux
2 302 (13.43%) UNIX
3 249 (11.07%) Windows
4 124 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 117 (5.20%) Android
6 45 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (1.42%) Solaris
8 21 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (0.93%) SUSE
9 12 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.40%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.36%) CentOS
14 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.31%) HPUX
15 6 (0.27%) AIX
15 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (20.05%) TDD
3 372 (16.54%) OO
4 361 (16.05%) Scrum
5 287 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
6 284 (12.63%) MVC
7 239 (10.63%) SOA
8 230 (10.23%) BDD
9 187 (8.31%) E-Commerce
10 170 (7.56%) UML
11 147 (6.54%) Web Development
12 133 (5.91%) Software Engineering
13 131 (5.82%) ETL
14 123 (5.47%) Migration
14 123 (5.47%) Workflow
15 121 (5.38%) Unit Testing
16 120 (5.34%) Data Modelling
17 117 (5.20%) Test Automation
18 115 (5.11%) Content Management
18 115 (5.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 911 (40.51%) Java
2 823 (36.59%) SQL
3 756 (33.61%) JavaScript
4 474 (21.08%) C#
5 190 (8.45%) PHP
6 149 (6.63%) PL/SQL
7 143 (6.36%) Python
8 130 (5.78%) C++
9 120 (5.34%) Shell Script
10 115 (5.11%) Ruby
11 110 (4.89%) T-SQL
12 99 (4.40%) Objective-C
13 87 (3.87%) XPath
14 85 (3.78%) Perl
15 70 (3.11%) Groovy
16 55 (2.45%) VB.NET
17 47 (2.09%) VB
18 45 (2.00%) C
19 38 (1.69%) XQuery
20 36 (1.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 177 (7.87%) Degree
2 71 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 38 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 32 (1.42%) ISEB
5 20 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 8 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
9 8 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (0.27%) MCITP
10 6 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.22%) MCSA
12 4 (0.18%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.18%) MCP
13 3 (0.13%) MCSD
13 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (7.87%) QA
2 16 (0.71%) EMIR
3 12 (0.53%) SLA
3 12 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.22%) HL7
8 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.089%) SNOMED CT
9 2 (0.089%) WAI
9 2 (0.089%) RosettaNet
9 2 (0.089%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.044%) FATCA
10 1 (0.044%) Section 508
10 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 14443
10 1 (0.044%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.044%) Basel II
10 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (0.36%) NFS
4 7 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.27%) NDS
5 6 (0.27%) Docker
6 5 (0.22%) HDFS
6 5 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.18%) SRDF
7 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.18%) KVM
8 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.089%) Xen
9 2 (0.089%) RACF
9 2 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.089%) vCloud
10 1 (0.044%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.044%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.044%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (1.82%) Puppet
3 11 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.40%) SCOM
5 6 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.22%) SCOrch
6 5 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.22%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.13%) Ansible
8 3 (0.13%) Oozie
8 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.13%) YUM
8 3 (0.13%) Control-M
8 3 (0.13%) WMI
9 2 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.089%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.089%) Netcool
9 2 (0.089%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 497 (22.10%) Oracle
2 218 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 101 (4.49%) JBoss
4 84 (3.73%) IBM
5 72 (3.20%) Adobe
6 62 (2.76%) Sybase
7 61 (2.71%) Google
8 58 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 58 (2.58%) Red Hat
9 42 (1.87%) ATG
10 40 (1.78%) Perforce
11 38 (1.69%) TIBCO
12 37 (1.65%) SAP
13 36 (1.60%) HP
13 36 (1.60%) Endeca
13 36 (1.60%) Sitecore
14 31 (1.38%) Informatica
15 28 (1.24%) Business Objects
15 28 (1.24%) EPiServer
16 21 (0.93%) Zend
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