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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 11 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 41 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.17% 3.83% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.80% 16.33% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
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
125 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.09% 23.44% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 27 25
Average daily rate £400 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 34 (57.63%) Java
1 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
3 31 (52.54%) HTML
4 29 (49.15%) Oracle
4 29 (49.15%) Spring
5 28 (47.46%) TDD
6 26 (44.07%) jQuery
7 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (42.37%) XSLT
8 24 (40.68%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (33.90%) BDD
10 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (32.20%) CSS
11 18 (30.51%) HTML5
12 15 (25.42%) JSON
12 15 (25.42%) Web Services
12 15 (25.42%) Linux
12 15 (25.42%) Ajax
13 14 (23.73%) Web Development
14 13 (22.03%) JBoss
14 13 (22.03%) JUnit
14 13 (22.03%) WebLogic
15 12 (20.34%) J2EE
15 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
15 12 (20.34%) Scrum
15 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
15 12 (20.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (18.64%) Spring MVC
16 11 (18.64%) Puppet

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (22.03%) WebLogic
1 13 (22.03%) JBoss
2 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (11.86%) Confluence
5 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
6 4 (6.78%) Node.js
7 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (5.08%) CMS
8 2 (3.39%) Drupal
9 1 (1.69%) Moodle
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.69%) ColdFusion
9 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.69%) MS Project
5 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (40.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (13.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) HTTP
2 3 (5.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) MySQL
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (8.47%) Data Mart
4 5 (8.47%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) JUnit
2 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) Maven
3 8 (13.56%) Ant
3 8 (13.56%) Mockito
4 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.86%) JIRA
5 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.39%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (13.56%) Publishing
2 5 (8.47%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (71.19%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Web Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Leader
4 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Web Editor
7 2 (3.39%) Core Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (1.69%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 29 (49.15%) Spring
3 26 (44.07%) jQuery
4 25 (42.37%) XSLT
5 19 (32.20%) CSS
6 18 (30.51%) HTML5
7 15 (25.42%) Web Services
7 15 (25.42%) JSON
7 15 (25.42%) Ajax
8 12 (20.34%) J2EE
8 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
8 12 (20.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (18.64%) Hibernate
9 11 (18.64%) Spring MVC
10 9 (15.25%) RESTful
10 9 (15.25%) JSP
10 9 (15.25%) JMS
10 9 (15.25%) CSS3
11 8 (13.56%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (13.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.47%) Data Extraction
3 4 (6.78%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) TDD
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) BDD
4 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (23.73%) Web Development
6 12 (20.34%) Scrum
7 11 (18.64%) MVC
7 11 (18.64%) SOA
8 10 (16.95%) SDLC
9 8 (13.56%) UML
9 8 (13.56%) Configuration Management
9 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Computer Security
10 7 (11.86%) ETL
11 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.47%) Compatibility Testing
12 5 (8.47%) Kanban
12 5 (8.47%) Data Mapping
12 5 (8.47%) Data Architecture
12 5 (8.47%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Java
1 34 (57.63%) SQL
2 32 (54.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) XPath
4 8 (13.56%) XQuery
4 8 (13.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) VBScript
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) PHP5
7 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Puppet
2 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.56%) Ansible
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Adobe
3 7 (11.86%) Progress
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Eloqua
5 2 (3.39%) Aprimo
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Google