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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 27 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.15% 0.53% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.56% 2.27% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £37.45 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.88% -6.37%
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
61 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.80% 23.16% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 19
Median daily rate £360 £308 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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
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 June 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 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (33.33%) CMDB
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access

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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sage 1000
1 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) ODBC
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens