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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 32 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.64% 1.32% 8.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 5.56% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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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
60 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 32.79% 23.68% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 13 17
Average daily rate £430 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £290 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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 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 19 December 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) DTV
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) KANA
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) hybris
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (40.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Golang
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSTest
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Web Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) WF
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DTV
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Golang
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) KANA
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO