The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.73% 3.25% 5.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% 13.89% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -11.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +2.28%
XML
East of England

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 Norfolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 36 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 13.02% 23.38% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 36
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

XML
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 8 (88.89%) SOAP
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) AppSense
2 1 (11.11%) MSI
2 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) CA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 8 (88.89%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
1 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
1 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow
1 1 (11.11%) Validation
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) AppSense
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) CA