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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 19 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.18% 1.52% 4.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.24% 8.57% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +2.28%
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Bedfordshire

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
29 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.47% 17.68% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 14
Average daily rate £600 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £318 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) KANA
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 2 (22.22%) DTV
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Telnet
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) EJB
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Go
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) KANA
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
2 2 (22.22%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Pega
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) OpenText