The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 12 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 37 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.91% 4.21% 3.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.54% 10.67% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 1
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
XML
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.32% 39.47% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 31
Average daily rate £431 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 October 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 29 (67.44%) HTML
2 27 (62.79%) Java
3 26 (60.47%) SQL
4 25 (58.14%) XSLT
5 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (51.16%) Spring
6 22 (51.16%) Oracle
7 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (39.53%) CSS
9 16 (37.21%) J2EE
10 15 (34.88%) MVC
11 14 (32.56%) Web Services
12 13 (30.23%) Ajax
12 13 (30.23%) TDD
13 12 (27.91%) Maven
14 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
15 10 (23.26%) C#
15 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
15 10 (23.26%) SOA
15 10 (23.26%) XQuery
15 10 (23.26%) Oracle ADF
15 10 (23.26%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (23.26%) XPath
15 10 (23.26%) Oracle BPM
15 10 (23.26%) Oracle Identity Management
15 10 (23.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
16 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
16 9 (20.93%) Publishing
16 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (23.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
3 8 (18.60%) Apache
4 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.95%) CMS
5 5 (11.63%) Alfresco
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.65%) ColdFusion
6 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.33%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Maven
2 7 (16.28%) Ant
3 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.95%) Subversion
4 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.93%) Publishing
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SOA Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (4.65%) CRM Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) HTML
2 25 (58.14%) XSLT
3 22 (51.16%) Spring
4 17 (39.53%) CSS
5 16 (37.21%) J2EE
6 14 (32.56%) Web Services
7 13 (30.23%) Ajax
8 10 (23.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (23.26%) Oracle ADF
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
9 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
10 8 (18.60%) RESTful
10 8 (18.60%) JSF
10 8 (18.60%) JMS
11 7 (16.28%) jQuery
11 7 (16.28%) JSON
11 7 (16.28%) Spring MVC
11 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (13.95%) EJB 3.0
12 6 (13.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.98%) W3C
4 2 (4.65%) PMI
4 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (34.88%) MVC
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
5 10 (23.26%) SOA
6 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
6 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Workflow
8 7 (16.28%) Scrum
9 6 (13.95%) BDD
10 5 (11.63%) Process Management
11 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.98%) MVVM
11 3 (6.98%) User Stories
12 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.65%) Migration
12 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
12 2 (4.65%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) XQuery
4 10 (23.26%) XPath
4 10 (23.26%) C#
5 7 (16.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (6.98%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.65%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) PMP
1 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Telerik
4 2 (4.65%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.33%) Google
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