The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 3 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing XML 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 18.75% 5.88% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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 Maidstone region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 37.50% 58.82% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Average daily rate £225 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -13.75%
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 £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Maidstone region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
3 4 (57.14%) XSL
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) PhoneGap
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) PrimeFaces
3 4 (57.14%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) JSF
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) JPA
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) DOM
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
3 4 (57.14%) XSL
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) PhoneGap
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) PrimeFaces
3 4 (57.14%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (42.86%) JSF
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) JPA
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) DOM
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft