The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 25 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 3 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.54% 0.53% 5.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 2.00% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
52 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.67% 26.32% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 36
Median daily rate £438 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) CMDB
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Sage 500 Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Sage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) PLM
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Sage
3 1 (14.29%) Siemens