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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 48 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 859 1051 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.92% 4.61% 5.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.75% 15.12% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 733 763
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 15
Average hourly rate £20.01 £95.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.93% +245.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £43.00 £23.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.53 £147.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
6739 6953 6561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.73% 30.52% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4855 5107 4738
Average daily rate £420 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 16 92
Average hourly rate £22.18 £35.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £24.90 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -12 198 £450 +2.85% 74
Croydon +3 14 £350 -9.96% 1
Feltham - 5 £398 -
Docklands, London +2 4 £363 -48.21%
Canary Wharf -11 4 £548 -31.56%
Bromley - 4 - - 2
Hounslow - 3 £350 -
Uxbridge +4 2 £375 +7.14% 1
Greenford +1 2 - -
Wimbledon +1 2 £375 - 2
Hammersmith -5 2 £471 -
Chiswick +4 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £425 -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £425 - 2
Isleworth - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £295 - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 765 (44.09%) SQL
2 721 (41.56%) Java
3 623 (35.91%) HTML
4 619 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
5 576 (33.20%) JavaScript
6 560 (32.28%) Web Services
7 425 (24.50%) .NET
8 415 (23.92%) Oracle
9 410 (23.63%) CSS
10 388 (22.36%) Finance
11 381 (21.96%) JSON
12 379 (21.84%) SQL Server
13 363 (20.92%) C#
14 333 (19.19%) SOAP
15 301 (17.35%) TDD
16 269 (15.50%) Linux
17 256 (14.76%) OO
18 246 (14.18%) Microsoft
19 242 (13.95%) Scrum
20 240 (13.83%) UNIX
21 238 (13.72%) XSLT
22 236 (13.60%) Banking
23 228 (13.14%) Spring
24 221 (12.74%) REST
25 208 (11.99%) jQuery
26 205 (11.82%) Windows
27 198 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
28 196 (11.30%) Degree
29 191 (11.01%) SDLC
30 176 (10.14%) J2EE

XML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 126 (7.26%) WebLogic
2 92 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 90 (5.19%) WebSphere
4 88 (5.07%) JBoss
5 78 (4.50%) SharePoint
6 73 (4.21%) IIS
7 60 (3.46%) Apache
8 46 (2.65%) Node.js
9 45 (2.59%) CMS
10 37 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
11 28 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (1.56%) MQSeries
13 26 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
14 24 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
16 16 (0.92%) Mule
17 15 (0.86%) Confluence
18 13 (0.75%) Drupal
19 12 (0.69%) Jetty
19 12 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 92 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.82%) MS Office
3 28 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 26 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.40%) PowerPivot
7 7 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.35%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.23%) MS Project
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.058%) Weka
11 1 (0.058%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.058%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 54 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
6 12 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 11 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.63%) WebTrends
8 10 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (0.52%) IntelliMatch
9 9 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
10 8 (0.46%) Magento
10 8 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
11 6 (0.35%) Loan IQ
11 6 (0.35%) RMDS
11 6 (0.35%) Summit
11 6 (0.35%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.29%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.81%) Office 365
4 12 (0.69%) SaaS
5 9 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (0.46%) GitHub
6 8 (0.46%) Yammer
7 7 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.23%) Force.com
8 4 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.17%) Heroku
10 2 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.48%) HTTP
2 48 (2.77%) Internet
3 45 (2.59%) LDAP
4 38 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 35 (2.02%) SSL
6 21 (1.21%) DNS
6 21 (1.21%) Firewall
7 19 (1.10%) VPN
8 14 (0.81%) FTP
9 13 (0.75%) SNMP
9 13 (0.75%) SAN
9 13 (0.75%) Intranet
10 9 (0.52%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.46%) Multicast
12 6 (0.35%) LAN
12 6 (0.35%) WAN
12 6 (0.35%) iSCSI
12 6 (0.35%) NAS
12 6 (0.35%) FCoE
12 6 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 144 (8.30%) Relational Database
3 131 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 90 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (4.84%) MySQL
6 80 (4.61%) RDBMS
7 72 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 68 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 63 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 55 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 54 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (2.54%) DB2
13 38 (2.19%) MongoDB
13 38 (2.19%) NoSQL
13 38 (2.19%) Big Data
14 37 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
14 37 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
15 27 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (1.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 167 (9.63%) Subversion
2 155 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 147 (8.47%) Maven
4 111 (6.40%) Visual Studio
5 96 (5.53%) Jenkins
6 93 (5.36%) JUnit
7 90 (5.19%) JIRA
8 80 (4.61%) Eclipse
9 76 (4.38%) Ant
10 72 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 67 (3.86%) Selenium
12 62 (3.57%) Cucumber
13 37 (2.13%) Hudson
14 34 (1.96%) Toad
15 26 (1.50%) SoapUI
16 22 (1.27%) Xcode
17 21 (1.21%) NUnit
17 21 (1.21%) ClearCase
17 21 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
18 20 (1.15%) Grunt
General
1 388 (22.36%) Finance
2 236 (13.60%) Banking
3 145 (8.36%) Investment Banking
4 83 (4.78%) Front Office
5 63 (3.63%) Retail
6 52 (3.00%) Marketing
7 50 (2.88%) Financial Institution
8 36 (2.07%) Publishing
9 32 (1.84%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.33%) Games
11 20 (1.15%) Advertising
12 13 (0.75%) Legal
13 12 (0.69%) Back Office
14 11 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.58%) Law
16 6 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.35%) iGaming
17 5 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.29%) Local Government
17 5 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1089 (62.77%) Developer
2 251 (14.47%) Java Developer
3 189 (10.89%) Analyst
4 127 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 109 (6.28%) Architect
6 106 (6.11%) Consultant
7 91 (5.24%) .NET Developer
8 71 (4.09%) C# Developer
9 65 (3.75%) Web Developer
10 60 (3.46%) Front-End Developer
11 58 (3.34%) Business Analyst
12 49 (2.82%) AWS Developer
13 41 (2.36%) Technical Consultant
14 39 (2.25%) Android Developer
14 39 (2.25%) Test Analyst
15 38 (2.19%) Oracle Developer
16 37 (2.13%) iOS Developer
17 36 (2.07%) SQL Developer
18 35 (2.02%) Software Developer
19 34 (1.96%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (35.91%) HTML
2 560 (32.28%) Web Services
3 425 (24.50%) .NET
4 410 (23.63%) CSS
5 381 (21.96%) JSON
6 333 (19.19%) SOAP
7 238 (13.72%) XSLT
8 228 (13.14%) Spring
9 221 (12.74%) REST
10 208 (11.99%) jQuery
11 176 (10.14%) J2EE
12 172 (9.91%) HTML5
13 169 (9.74%) ASP.NET
14 160 (9.22%) .NET Framework
15 159 (9.16%) Ajax
16 126 (7.26%) RESTful
17 125 (7.20%) WCF
18 118 (6.80%) Hibernate
19 117 (6.74%) JSP
20 108 (6.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 129 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 80 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 69 (3.98%) Derivative
5 65 (3.75%) User Experience
6 59 (3.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 53 (3.05%) Client/Server
8 46 (2.65%) Fixed Income
9 45 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.84%) N-Tier
11 30 (1.73%) Social Media
12 28 (1.61%) Management Information System
13 26 (1.50%) Equities
13 26 (1.50%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
15 22 (1.27%) NHS
15 22 (1.27%) W3C
16 21 (1.21%) iPad
17 20 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
17 20 (1.15%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 269 (15.50%) Linux
2 240 (13.83%) UNIX
3 205 (11.82%) Windows
4 86 (4.96%) Android
5 81 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.27%) Solaris
8 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.52%) AIX
9 9 (0.52%) SUSE
10 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.35%) CentOS
12 5 (0.29%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.23%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (17.35%) TDD
3 256 (14.76%) OO
4 242 (13.95%) Scrum
5 198 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
6 191 (11.01%) SDLC
7 167 (9.63%) SOA
8 165 (9.51%) MVC
9 145 (8.36%) Unit Testing
10 120 (6.92%) BDD
11 119 (6.86%) UML
12 109 (6.28%) Software Engineering
13 107 (6.17%) Web Development
14 100 (5.76%) E-Commerce
15 99 (5.71%) CRM
16 96 (5.53%) Data Modelling
17 92 (5.30%) Multithreading
18 90 (5.19%) ETL
19 86 (4.96%) ITIL
20 80 (4.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 765 (44.09%) SQL
2 721 (41.56%) Java
3 576 (33.20%) JavaScript
4 363 (20.92%) C#
5 164 (9.45%) PL/SQL
6 122 (7.03%) Python
7 118 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 82 (4.73%) C++
9 75 (4.32%) Perl
10 71 (4.09%) Ruby
11 70 (4.03%) PHP
12 69 (3.98%) Shell Script
13 66 (3.80%) VB.NET
14 56 (3.23%) XPath
15 52 (3.00%) Groovy
16 47 (2.71%) VBA
17 41 (2.36%) Objective-C
18 38 (2.19%) VB
18 38 (2.19%) Scala
19 36 (2.07%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 196 (11.30%) Degree
2 106 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 65 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (0.92%) ISEB
7 15 (0.86%) Sun Certification
8 11 (0.63%) MCITP
9 10 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (0.52%) OCPJP
11 8 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.40%) PMP
12 7 (0.40%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.35%) HND
13 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.29%) MCSE
14 5 (0.29%) CISSP
15 4 (0.23%) PhD
15 4 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (8.47%) QA
2 7 (0.40%) HL7
2 7 (0.40%) DICOM
3 6 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.35%) EMIR
4 5 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.17%) SLA
7 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.058%) COBIT
8 1 (0.058%) MiFID
8 1 (0.058%) GxP
System Software
1 28 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (0.58%) NFS
6 9 (0.52%) Docker
6 9 (0.52%) Firmware
7 8 (0.46%) Xen
7 8 (0.46%) Varnish
8 7 (0.40%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.35%) SRDF
9 6 (0.35%) KVM
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
11 4 (0.23%) HDFS
12 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.12%) vSphere
14 1 (0.058%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 35 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.92%) Puppet
4 14 (0.81%) HP UCMDB
5 12 (0.69%) yum
6 9 (0.52%) Vagrant
7 6 (0.35%) Control-M
7 6 (0.35%) SCCM
7 6 (0.35%) Ansible
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Flashback
8 5 (0.29%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.29%) SCOM
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.29%) Nagios
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.17%) Jitterbit
10 3 (0.17%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.12%) Nmap
Vendors
1 415 (23.92%) Oracle
2 246 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 66 (3.80%) IBM
4 61 (3.52%) Sybase
5 51 (2.94%) HP
5 51 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 44 (2.54%) Adobe
7 41 (2.36%) Google
8 37 (2.13%) TIBCO
9 31 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 30 (1.73%) Informatica
10 30 (1.73%) VMware
11 28 (1.61%) ATG
12 26 (1.50%) Business Objects
13 22 (1.27%) Tableau
14 21 (1.21%) Endeca
15 18 (1.04%) SAP
16 16 (0.92%) Greenplum
17 14 (0.81%) Perforce
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