The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 35 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 31 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.51% 4.27% 5.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 16.39% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
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£438 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £220 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
XML
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
155 122 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.53% 26.07% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 72 47
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Oxfordshire region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Oxfordshire region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 18 £463 +42.30% 11
Thame - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - - 4
Bicester - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 46 (70.77%) Java
2 35 (53.85%) Oracle
3 29 (44.62%) Spring
4 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (41.54%) HTML
5 27 (41.54%) Publishing
6 24 (36.92%) WebLogic
7 23 (35.38%) Software Engineering
8 22 (33.85%) JSON
9 21 (32.31%) TDD
9 21 (32.31%) XSLT
9 21 (32.31%) Tomcat
10 20 (30.77%) SQL
11 19 (29.23%) EJB
12 18 (27.69%) Linux
12 18 (27.69%) Oracle ADF
12 18 (27.69%) SOA
12 18 (27.69%) XQuery
12 18 (27.69%) XPath
12 18 (27.69%) Oracle Fusion
12 18 (27.69%) HTML5
12 18 (27.69%) Oracle BPM
12 18 (27.69%) Oracle Identity Management
12 18 (27.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (26.15%) Maven
13 17 (26.15%) CSS
14 16 (24.62%) Web Services
15 14 (21.54%) SOAP
16 13 (20.00%) MySQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 24 (36.92%) WebLogic
2 21 (32.31%) Tomcat
3 18 (27.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (20.00%) Apache
5 12 (18.46%) CMS
6 11 (16.92%) Alfresco
7 7 (10.77%) JBoss
7 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
8 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (6.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.54%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
1 4 (6.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon S3
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) MySQL
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database
3 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.69%) Data Mart
4 5 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.54%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Maven
2 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.77%) Cucumber
3 7 (10.77%) Ant
3 7 (10.77%) JUnit
4 5 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (41.54%) Publishing
2 3 (4.62%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (72.31%) Developer
2 28 (43.08%) Java Developer
3 17 (26.15%) Software Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) Lead Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Web Editor
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Administrator
9 2 (3.08%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Web Content Editor
9 2 (3.08%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) Spring
2 27 (41.54%) HTML
3 22 (33.85%) JSON
4 21 (32.31%) XSLT
5 19 (29.23%) EJB
6 18 (27.69%) Oracle ADF
6 18 (27.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 18 (27.69%) HTML5
7 17 (26.15%) CSS
8 16 (24.62%) Web Services
9 14 (21.54%) SOAP
10 13 (20.00%) RESTful
10 13 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 12 (18.46%) EJB 3.0
11 12 (18.46%) CSS3
12 11 (16.92%) Middleware
13 10 (15.38%) Java EE
14 9 (13.85%) J2EE
15 8 (12.31%) JMS
15 8 (12.31%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.69%) Data Extraction
5 4 (6.15%) Informatics
5 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Software Engineering
3 21 (32.31%) TDD
4 18 (27.69%) SOA
5 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.00%) Scrum
7 12 (18.46%) Workflow
8 11 (16.92%) Process Management
9 9 (13.85%) UML
10 8 (12.31%) User Stories
11 7 (10.77%) BDD
11 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
12 6 (9.23%) Web Development
13 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
13 5 (7.69%) ETL
13 5 (7.69%) Data Mapping
13 5 (7.69%) Data Architecture
13 5 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
14 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
15 3 (4.62%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) XQuery
3 18 (27.69%) XPath
4 11 (16.92%) C#
5 7 (10.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 18 (27.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) Adobe
4 5 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
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