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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 14 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 35 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.75% 8.85% 3.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.13% 35.09% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 8
Average daily rate
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£403 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -6.66%
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
129 57 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.93% 25.22% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 34 40
Average daily rate £400 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 40 (65.57%) JavaScript
2 37 (60.66%) HTML
3 36 (59.02%) Java
4 32 (52.46%) SQL
5 31 (50.82%) jQuery
6 30 (49.18%) TDD
7 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (47.54%) Spring
8 27 (44.26%) CSS
8 27 (44.26%) XSLT
9 25 (40.98%) Oracle
9 25 (40.98%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (39.34%) HTML5
11 23 (37.70%) BDD
12 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (31.15%) Ajax
14 18 (29.51%) JSON
15 17 (27.87%) Web Services
16 16 (26.23%) Linux
16 16 (26.23%) Web Development
17 15 (24.59%) MVC
18 14 (22.95%) JBoss
18 14 (22.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
19 13 (21.31%) CSS3
19 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
19 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
19 13 (21.31%) JUnit
19 13 (21.31%) WebLogic
19 13 (21.31%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (22.95%) JBoss
2 13 (21.31%) WebLogic
2 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.11%) Confluence
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.20%) CMS
6 4 (6.56%) Drupal
6 4 (6.56%) Node.js
7 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.92%) Apache
8 2 (3.28%) IIS
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.64%) ColdFusion
9 1 (1.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (4.92%) MS Office
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.64%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (13.11%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) MySQL
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (3.28%) OLAP
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) JUnit
1 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.11%) Mockito
2 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.11%) Ant
2 8 (13.11%) Maven
2 8 (13.11%) JIRA
3 4 (6.56%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (9.84%) Publishing
2 4 (6.56%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (1.64%) Flash Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (60.66%) HTML
2 31 (50.82%) jQuery
3 29 (47.54%) Spring
4 27 (44.26%) CSS
4 27 (44.26%) XSLT
5 24 (39.34%) HTML5
6 19 (31.15%) Ajax
7 18 (29.51%) JSON
8 17 (27.87%) Web Services
9 14 (22.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (21.31%) AngularJS
10 13 (21.31%) CSS3
11 12 (19.67%) J2EE
12 11 (18.03%) Spring MVC
12 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
13 10 (16.39%) RESTful
14 9 (14.75%) JSP
14 9 (14.75%) JMS
14 9 (14.75%) Java EE
15 8 (13.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) CentOS
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) TDD
2 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) BDD
4 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (26.23%) Web Development
6 15 (24.59%) MVC
7 13 (21.31%) Scrum
8 11 (18.03%) SOA
9 10 (16.39%) SDLC
10 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Computer Security
11 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
11 8 (13.11%) UML
12 7 (11.48%) OO
13 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
14 5 (8.20%) Kanban
15 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
15 4 (6.56%) Pair Programming
15 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
15 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) JavaScript
2 36 (59.02%) Java
3 32 (52.46%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) XPath
5 8 (13.11%) XQuery
5 8 (13.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 5 (8.20%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) C#
8 3 (4.92%) PHP5
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.28%) VBScript
9 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.64%) Python
10 1 (1.64%) C++
10 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Puppet
2 10 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (13.11%) Ansible
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Progress
2 8 (13.11%) Adobe
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) Aprimo
5 2 (3.28%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago