The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxford region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 25 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 7 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.32% 1.40% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 5.88% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +23.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 51 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.22% 23.83% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 42
Average daily rate £300 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £525 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
XML
Oxfordshire

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 (88.89%) HTML
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 13 (72.22%) .NET Framework
4 12 (66.67%) MVC
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 12 (66.67%) jQuery
5 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (61.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (55.56%) Ajax
7 9 (50.00%) JSON
7 9 (50.00%) Web Development
8 8 (44.44%) NHibernate
8 8 (44.44%) Scrum
8 8 (44.44%) TDD
8 8 (44.44%) NUnit
8 8 (44.44%) SQL
8 8 (44.44%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (44.44%) MSTest
9 6 (33.33%) Web Services
10 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 5 (27.78%) Subversion
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (22.22%) XSLT
11 4 (22.22%) Windows
12 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
12 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) ColdFusion
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Modbus
1 1 (5.56%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) NUnit
1 8 (44.44%) MSTest
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) .NET Framework
4 12 (66.67%) jQuery
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (61.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (55.56%) Ajax
7 9 (50.00%) JSON
8 8 (44.44%) NHibernate
8 8 (44.44%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (33.33%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) XSLT
11 3 (16.67%) OOXML
11 3 (16.67%) WCF
11 3 (16.67%) REST
11 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (16.67%) Kendo UI
11 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Web Development
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) OOD
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Telerik
2 1 (5.56%) Google