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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 32 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 16 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.07% 4.26% 7.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.33% 14.77% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £219 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
98 88 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.94% 28.85% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 54
Average daily rate £400 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015, 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 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) Web Services
4 14 (43.75%) C#
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) HTTP
6 11 (34.38%) WCF
6 11 (34.38%) REST
7 10 (31.25%) SOA
8 9 (28.13%) WPF
8 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (25.00%) TDD
9 8 (25.00%) MVVM
9 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (25.00%) UNIX
9 8 (25.00%) XSD
9 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 8 (25.00%) WSDL
10 7 (21.88%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (21.88%) Middleware
10 7 (21.88%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (21.88%) Degree
10 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
11 6 (18.75%) JSON
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.63%) NetWeaver
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.13%) Exstream
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) HTTP
2 6 (18.75%) HTTPS
3 5 (15.63%) DMZ
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 6 (18.75%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.38%) Fiddler
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.25%) Introscope
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (18.75%) WPF Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) Web Services
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 11 (34.38%) WCF
3 11 (34.38%) REST
4 9 (28.13%) WPF
4 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
5 8 (25.00%) WSDL
5 8 (25.00%) XSD
6 7 (21.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (21.88%) Middleware
7 6 (18.75%) JSON
7 6 (18.75%) JMS
8 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (15.63%) SOAP
8 5 (15.63%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (12.50%) XSLT
10 3 (9.38%) XHTML
11 2 (6.25%) jQuery
12 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
1 5 (15.63%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) DataPower
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) SOA
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) TDD
2 8 (25.00%) MVVM
2 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (21.88%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) CRM
4 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.13%) Memory Management
7 1 (3.13%) Android Development
7 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) WMI
2 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Software AG
3 4 (12.50%) Intel
4 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) HP