The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 17 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing XML 20 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.59% 5.20% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 15.70% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £291 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
XML
Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 172 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 22.35% 33.14% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 73 42
Average daily rate £323 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 21 (52.50%) C#
2 21 (52.50%) Web Services
3 20 (50.00%) XSD
4 16 (40.00%) WPF
5 15 (37.50%) Oracle
6 13 (32.50%) XSLT
6 13 (32.50%) JSON
7 12 (30.00%) WCF
8 11 (27.50%) MVVM
8 11 (27.50%) SQL
8 11 (27.50%) HTML
9 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.00%) OO
10 8 (20.00%) HTTP
10 8 (20.00%) WSDL
11 7 (17.50%) Windows
11 7 (17.50%) SAP
11 7 (17.50%) REST
12 6 (15.00%) SOAP
12 6 (15.00%) SOA
12 6 (15.00%) JMS
12 6 (15.00%) HTTPS
12 6 (15.00%) Intel
12 6 (15.00%) NetWeaver
12 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 6 (15.00%) NetWeaver
1 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.50%) Kentico
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) HTTP
2 6 (15.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) DMZ
5 1 (2.50%) Broadband
5 1 (2.50%) ISDN
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.50%) OLAP
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Moq
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Toad
3 1 (2.50%) MSI
3 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) WPF Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Magento Developer
8 1 (2.50%) XML Developer
8 1 (2.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) OBIEE Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 21 (52.50%) Web Services
3 20 (50.00%) XSD
4 16 (40.00%) WPF
5 13 (32.50%) XSLT
5 13 (32.50%) JSON
6 12 (30.00%) WCF
7 11 (27.50%) HTML
8 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (20.00%) WSDL
10 7 (17.50%) REST
11 6 (15.00%) SOAP
11 6 (15.00%) JMS
11 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (10.00%) CSS
12 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.50%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) MVVM
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (15.00%) SOA
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) OOP
5 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (7.50%) Validation
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
7 2 (5.00%) Web Development
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) C#
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (5.00%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) SAP
3 6 (15.00%) Intel
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Software AG
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.50%) EPiServer