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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 8 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.30% - 8.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% - 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
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£375 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 - £410
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 £35.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.14%
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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
22 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.57% 20.69% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 9
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £418 £450
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 £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 29 July 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) JSP
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (18.18%) sed
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
5 2 (18.18%) ProC
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) EDRMS
4 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (18.18%) ProC
3 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) EJB
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) WSDL
3 1 (9.09%) cXML
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
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%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) AWK
5 2 (18.18%) Korn
5 2 (18.18%) sed
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) OpenText
3 1 (9.09%) Pega
3 1 (9.09%) Ariba
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) IBM