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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 26 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 6 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.78% 1.45% 5.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 6.00% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 50 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.61% 24.15% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 41
Average daily rate £285 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 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 23 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 14 (87.50%) HTML
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (75.00%) MVC
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) jQuery
3 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (68.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
4 10 (62.50%) Ajax
5 9 (56.25%) JSON
5 9 (56.25%) Web Development
6 8 (50.00%) MSTest
6 8 (50.00%) NHibernate
6 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 8 (50.00%) NUnit
6 8 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Subversion
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) Web Services
9 4 (25.00%) XSLT
10 3 (18.75%) Java
10 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
10 3 (18.75%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (12.50%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Modbus
1 1 (6.25%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) NUnit
1 8 (50.00%) MSTest
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) jQuery
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (68.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
4 10 (62.50%) Ajax
5 9 (56.25%) JSON
6 8 (50.00%) NHibernate
6 8 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) XSLT
8 3 (18.75%) OOXML
8 3 (18.75%) WCF
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (18.75%) Kendo UI
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) MVC
2 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Web Development
4 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Pay per click
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Telerik
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft