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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 10 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 42 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.28% 0.87% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.07% 4.17% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 1 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £364
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 £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
127 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.13% 20.96% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 24 22
Average daily rate £403 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 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 3 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 37 (61.67%) Java
2 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 32 (53.33%) HTML
3 31 (51.67%) Spring
4 29 (48.33%) TDD
5 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 27 (45.00%) Oracle
6 27 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (36.67%) XSLT
8 22 (36.67%) jQuery
9 21 (35.00%) BDD
10 19 (31.67%) HTML5
10 19 (31.67%) Web Services
10 19 (31.67%) Linux
11 18 (30.00%) JSON
11 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (28.33%) CSS
13 16 (26.67%) WebLogic
13 16 (26.67%) JBoss
13 16 (26.67%) Tomcat
13 16 (26.67%) Web Development
14 14 (23.33%) Ajax
14 14 (23.33%) JUnit
15 12 (20.00%) J2EE
16 11 (18.33%) SOA
16 11 (18.33%) Scrum
16 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
16 11 (18.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (16.67%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (26.67%) WebLogic
1 16 (26.67%) JBoss
1 16 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 9 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (11.67%) Confluence
5 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (5.00%) Node.js
7 2 (3.33%) CMS
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.67%) Drupal
8 1 (1.67%) Moodle
8 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
2 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.67%) MS Project
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) HTTP
2 3 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.33%) Data Mart
3 5 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) JUnit
2 8 (13.33%) Maven
2 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) Ant
3 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.67%) JIRA
4 6 (10.00%) Mockito
4 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.67%) Publishing
2 5 (8.33%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 25 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Web Editor
7 2 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) HTML
2 31 (51.67%) Spring
3 22 (36.67%) jQuery
3 22 (36.67%) XSLT
4 19 (31.67%) Web Services
4 19 (31.67%) HTML5
5 18 (30.00%) JSON
6 17 (28.33%) CSS
7 14 (23.33%) Ajax
8 12 (20.00%) J2EE
9 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (16.67%) REST
11 9 (15.00%) JSP
11 9 (15.00%) JMS
11 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
11 9 (15.00%) Spring MVC
11 9 (15.00%) RESTful
12 8 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (13.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.33%) Data Extraction
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) TDD
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) BDD
4 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (26.67%) Web Development
6 11 (18.33%) Scrum
6 11 (18.33%) SOA
7 9 (15.00%) MVC
8 8 (13.33%) UML
8 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 8 (13.33%) SDLC
9 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.67%) Computer Security
9 7 (11.67%) ETL
10 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.33%) Data Mapping
11 5 (8.33%) Data Architecture
11 5 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
12 4 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) Java
2 32 (53.33%) SQL
3 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) XPath
5 8 (13.33%) XQuery
5 8 (13.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.33%) VBScript
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Puppet
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Adobe
3 7 (11.67%) Business Objects
3 7 (11.67%) Progress
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.33%) Eloqua
5 2 (3.33%) Aprimo
6 1 (1.67%) Tableau
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
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