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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 7 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 19 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.52% 2.42% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.93% 7.14% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £390 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
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
56 70 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.11% 33.82% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 33
Average daily rate £288 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 September 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 2 September 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 16 (72.73%) HTML
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Web Services
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) XSLT
4 10 (45.45%) MVC
5 8 (36.36%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
6 7 (31.82%) jQuery
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) Subversion
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 5 (22.73%) TDD
8 5 (22.73%) Spring
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle
8 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) WCF
9 4 (18.18%) OOXML
9 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (18.18%) Ajax
9 4 (18.18%) Telerik

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) ColdFusion
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Modbus
1 1 (4.55%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (9.09%) CRM Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) ColdFusion Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Flash Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ActionScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) XSLT
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
6 5 (22.73%) J2EE
7 4 (18.18%) WCF
7 4 (18.18%) OOXML
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (18.18%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (18.18%) Kendo UI
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) TDD
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) ActionScript
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PMP
1 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Telerik
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (4.55%) Google
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