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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 4 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.37% 4.79% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.60% 17.89% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
Average daily rate £299 £518 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.31% +59.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
111 95 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.88% 26.76% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 64 32
Average daily rate £400 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
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 February 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 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
3 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (48.28%) TDD
5 13 (44.83%) .NET
5 13 (44.83%) MVC
6 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
6 12 (41.38%) Ajax
6 12 (41.38%) HTML5
7 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (34.48%) BDD
8 10 (34.48%) C#
8 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (31.03%) Java
9 9 (31.03%) XSL
9 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) Web Services
11 7 (24.14%) OO
11 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
11 7 (24.14%) Spring
11 7 (24.14%) JSON
11 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
11 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.69%) jQuery
12 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (20.69%) JBoss
12 6 (20.69%) Linux

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) JBoss
3 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.24%) OLAP
3 5 (17.24%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JUnit
1 5 (17.24%) Mockito
2 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
1 3 (10.34%) Multimedia
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Web Designer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Core Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 12 (41.38%) Ajax
4 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 12 (41.38%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (31.03%) XSL
6 7 (24.14%) JSON
6 7 (24.14%) Spring
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) REST
8 4 (13.79%) CSS3
8 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (13.79%) XSLT
9 3 (10.34%) Java EE
9 3 (10.34%) RESTful
9 3 (10.34%) WPF
10 2 (6.90%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.90%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) TDD
2 13 (44.83%) MVC
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) BDD
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) OO
5 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Content Enrichment
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps
6 5 (17.24%) Refactoring
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) SEO
8 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (10.34%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) PHP
7 2 (6.90%) VB
8 1 (3.45%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.45%) VBA
8 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Progress
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
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