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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 22 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.61% 2.23% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 13.16% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £400
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 £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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
30 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.29% 16.96% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 17
Average daily rate £333 £334 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) JSP
6 2 (18.18%) Servlets
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Log4j
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE
6 2 (18.18%) JSP
6 2 (18.18%) Servlets
6 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
6 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
6 2 (18.18%) Apache CXF
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Wiki
1 2 (18.18%) Blog
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Parallel Computing
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft