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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 13 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 16 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.55% 1.84% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.00% 7.14% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
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£350 £338 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £368 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +29.31%
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
50 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.58% 25.81% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 35
Average daily rate £288 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £491 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) MVC
4 10 (47.62%) XSLT
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 9 (42.86%) .NET
5 9 (42.86%) C#
6 8 (38.10%) Java
6 8 (38.10%) CSS
6 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
6 8 (38.10%) jQuery
7 7 (33.33%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) Subversion
8 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 5 (23.81%) J2EE
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle
9 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (23.81%) Spring
9 5 (23.81%) Ajax
9 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
10 4 (19.05%) WCF
10 4 (19.05%) OOXML
10 4 (19.05%) Telerik
10 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) ColdFusion
1 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) concrete5
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Modbus
1 1 (4.76%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) MSTest
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) ColdFusion Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Flash Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ActionScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) XSLT
4 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (23.81%) Spring
7 5 (23.81%) Ajax
7 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
7 5 (23.81%) J2EE
8 4 (19.05%) WCF
8 4 (19.05%) REST
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (19.05%) OOXML
8 4 (19.05%) Kendo UI
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Workflow
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.76%) Analytics
8 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PMP
1 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Telerik
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
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