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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 23 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 15 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.70% 4.62% 4.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.74% 18.09% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Average daily rate £513 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.99%
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
76 94 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.90% 25.54% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 74 30
Average daily rate £425 £399 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% +22.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -65.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) SOAP
3 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Spring
4 7 (31.82%) JPA
4 7 (31.82%) RESTful
4 7 (31.82%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 6 (27.27%) CMS
5 6 (27.27%) JBoss
5 6 (27.27%) XML Schema
5 6 (27.27%) C++
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) XSLT
5 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (27.27%) Content Management
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
6 5 (22.73%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (22.73%) Apache CXF
6 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) Apache Camel

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) CMS
1 6 (27.27%) JBoss
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) PHPUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
3 2 (9.09%) Xcode
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Integration Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) XML Developer
3 3 (13.64%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (13.64%) HTML Developer
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Communications Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) SOAP
3 8 (36.36%) Spring
4 7 (31.82%) JPA
4 7 (31.82%) RESTful
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) XML Schema
5 6 (27.27%) XSLT
6 5 (22.73%) Apache Camel
6 5 (22.73%) Apache CXF
6 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) REST
9 2 (9.09%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (9.09%) EDI
9 2 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) e-Learning
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.09%) Fintech
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Animation
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Content Management
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (22.73%) ETL
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.09%) Kanban
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Content Enrichment
6 1 (4.55%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) Single Responsibility Principle
6 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
5 3 (13.64%) VB
6 2 (9.09%) PHP 5
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) VBA
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Talend
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Google
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