The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 20 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.15% 3.63% 5.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.61% 25.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 36 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.16% 14.52% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 67
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Oxfordshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) Ajax
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 9 (64.29%) Web Development
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (57.14%) jQuery
5 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
5 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
5 8 (57.14%) MSTest
5 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 8 (57.14%) JSON
5 8 (57.14%) NHibernate
5 8 (57.14%) TDD
5 8 (57.14%) NUnit
6 4 (28.57%) UML
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (21.43%) SaaS
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Degree

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (21.43%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Modbus
1 1 (7.14%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MSTest
1 8 (57.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (57.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (57.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (57.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Ajax
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
4 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 8 (57.14%) JSON
4 8 (57.14%) NHibernate
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
6 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) Web Development
3 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) UML
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Telerik
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