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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 18 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 25 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.42% 1.30% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 6.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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
100 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.67% 21.65% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 27 22
Average daily rate £420 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 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 22 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 26 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (53.85%) Oracle
3 19 (48.72%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) Spring
4 18 (46.15%) WebLogic
5 17 (43.59%) XSLT
6 16 (41.03%) Linux
6 16 (41.03%) SOA
6 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (35.90%) XPath
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
8 13 (33.33%) TDD
8 13 (33.33%) XQuery
8 13 (33.33%) HTML
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (28.21%) Ajax
10 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
10 10 (25.64%) J2EE
10 10 (25.64%) JMS
11 9 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (23.08%) Middleware
11 9 (23.08%) Ant
11 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.08%) JSP
11 9 (23.08%) Publishing
11 9 (23.08%) Scrum

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 18 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.38%) JBoss
3 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.56%) Apache
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.56%) Drupal
6 1 (2.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.82%) Data Mart
2 5 (12.82%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Ant
1 9 (23.08%) Maven
2 7 (17.95%) JUnit
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.13%) Mockito
5 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (23.08%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Leader
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Database Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) Spring
2 17 (43.59%) XSLT
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 13 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (28.21%) Ajax
5 10 (25.64%) J2EE
5 10 (25.64%) JMS
6 9 (23.08%) Middleware
6 9 (23.08%) JSP
6 9 (23.08%) JSF
7 8 (20.51%) Web Services
8 7 (17.95%) JSON
8 7 (17.95%) REST
9 5 (12.82%) jQuery
10 4 (10.26%) HTML5
10 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
10 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
10 4 (10.26%) EJB
10 4 (10.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.82%) Data Extraction
3 4 (10.26%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) SOA
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
3 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
4 9 (23.08%) Scrum
5 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.51%) UML
6 7 (17.95%) ETL
6 7 (17.95%) BDD
7 5 (12.82%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (12.82%) Data Mapping
7 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development
8 4 (10.26%) MVC
9 3 (7.69%) OO
10 2 (5.13%) Analytics
10 2 (5.13%) Web Analytics
10 2 (5.13%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (5.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) XPath
4 13 (33.33%) XQuery
5 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) VBScript
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) C#
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Puppet
4 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.13%) Ansible
6 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Business Objects
3 4 (10.26%) Adobe
4 2 (5.13%) Eloqua
4 2 (5.13%) Aprimo
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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