The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank - 17 19
Contract jobs citing XML 0 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 6.36% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 28.30% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
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%
XML
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.17% 22.46% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £50.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Wiki
2 2 (66.67%) Blog
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-RS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) RESTEasy
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Log4j

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (66.67%) Log4j
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-RS
2 2 (66.67%) RESTEasy
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Wiki
1 2 (66.67%) Blog
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft