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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 24 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 21 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.56% 3.72% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 16.36% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
105 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.78% 22.73% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 31 18
Average daily rate £410 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 28 (73.68%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 22 (57.89%) WebLogic
3 19 (50.00%) Linux
4 17 (44.74%) XSLT
4 17 (44.74%) SQL
4 17 (44.74%) XQuery
4 17 (44.74%) SOA
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle ADF
4 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (44.74%) XPath
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle Fusion
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle Identity Management
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (42.11%) Spring
6 13 (34.21%) TDD
6 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
7 12 (31.58%) Publishing
8 11 (28.95%) Ajax
9 10 (26.32%) JSF
9 10 (26.32%) Maven
9 10 (26.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (26.32%) JMS
9 10 (26.32%) HTML
9 10 (26.32%) Ant
9 10 (26.32%) J2EE
10 9 (23.68%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (57.89%) WebLogic
2 17 (44.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.16%) JBoss
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.26%) CMS
7 1 (2.63%) Drupal
7 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (13.16%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (13.16%) Data Mart
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Maven
1 10 (26.32%) Ant
2 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.53%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 12 (31.58%) Publishing
2 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Software Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Lead Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Technical Leader
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Consultant
10 2 (5.26%) Database Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
11 1 (2.63%) Flash Developer
11 1 (2.63%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 1 (2.63%) ETL Developer
11 1 (2.63%) Web Editor
11 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) XSLT
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle ADF
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (42.11%) Spring
3 11 (28.95%) Ajax
4 10 (26.32%) JSF
4 10 (26.32%) JMS
4 10 (26.32%) HTML
4 10 (26.32%) J2EE
5 9 (23.68%) Middleware
6 8 (21.05%) JSP
6 8 (21.05%) Web Services
7 7 (18.42%) JSON
7 7 (18.42%) REST
8 4 (10.53%) HTML5
8 4 (10.53%) EJB
9 3 (7.89%) CSS
10 2 (5.26%) XHTML
11 1 (2.63%) Dojo
11 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (18.42%) Digital Media
3 5 (13.16%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) SOA
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) TDD
2 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.05%) UML
5 5 (13.16%) ETL
5 5 (13.16%) Data Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (13.16%) Data Mapping
6 4 (10.53%) Web Development
6 4 (10.53%) BDD
6 4 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.63%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) XQuery
2 17 (44.74%) XPath
3 10 (26.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £150 to £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago