The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 18 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.41% 1.58% 8.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.78% 7.50% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
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£350 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £40.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.00%
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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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.54% 21.05% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 16
Average daily rate £338 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Luton region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Luton

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (18.18%) Telnet
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) WSDL
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Telnet
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) EDRMS
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (9.09%) ProC
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) WSDL
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) EJB
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) E-Procurement
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) AWK
5 1 (9.09%) Korn
5 1 (9.09%) sed
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Ariba
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) OpenText
4 1 (9.09%) Pega