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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 7 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 30 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.86% 4.41% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.96% 12.00% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
77 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.43% 36.76% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 36
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.43%
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 20 (60.61%) XSLT
3 19 (57.58%) Java
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (45.45%) Spring
5 15 (45.45%) Web Services
5 15 (45.45%) J2EE
6 14 (42.42%) Oracle
7 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (36.36%) Ajax
8 12 (36.36%) MVC
9 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 9 (27.27%) Linux
10 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
11 8 (24.24%) TDD
11 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 8 (24.24%) C#
11 8 (24.24%) CSS
11 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (21.21%) jQuery
12 7 (21.21%) Oracle Identity Management
12 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (21.21%) .NET
12 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
12 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
12 7 (21.21%) Ant
12 7 (21.21%) JMS
12 7 (21.21%) SOA
12 7 (21.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) concrete5
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.03%) Magento
3 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Modbus
1 1 (3.03%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Ant
1 7 (21.21%) Maven
2 6 (18.18%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 3 (9.09%) Marketing
1 3 (9.09%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SOA Developer
7 2 (6.06%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion Developer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Flash Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) HTML
1 20 (60.61%) XSLT
2 15 (45.45%) Spring
2 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 15 (45.45%) J2EE
3 12 (36.36%) Ajax
4 8 (24.24%) CSS
5 7 (21.21%) jQuery
5 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
5 7 (21.21%) JMS
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (21.21%) JSF
5 7 (21.21%) Spring MVC
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.15%) Middleware
8 4 (12.12%) OOXML
8 4 (12.12%) WCF
8 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (36.36%) MVC
4 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) SOA
6 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.18%) BDD
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
10 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.06%) OO
10 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.06%) ETL
10 2 (6.06%) CRM
10 2 (6.06%) OOD
10 2 (6.06%) Workflow
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) XQuery
4 7 (21.21%) XPath
4 7 (21.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) PMP
1 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Telerik
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (3.03%) Google
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