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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 28 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 41 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.59% 4.63% 4.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.78% 17.61% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 11
Average daily rate
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£410 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £238 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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
180 142 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.52% 26.30% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 90 53
Average daily rate £406 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -2 21 £450 +38.46% 6
Bicester - 2 £375 - 1
Faringdon +1 1 £275 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £410 - 1
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - - 2
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (72.31%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) WebLogic
3 29 (44.62%) Oracle
3 29 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (41.54%) Spring
5 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 25 (38.46%) Linux
7 24 (36.92%) HTML
7 24 (36.92%) TDD
8 23 (35.38%) Web Services
8 23 (35.38%) Publishing
9 21 (32.31%) SQL
9 21 (32.31%) JSON
10 20 (30.77%) XSLT
11 19 (29.23%) SOA
11 19 (29.23%) XQuery
11 19 (29.23%) XPath
11 19 (29.23%) Oracle ADF
11 19 (29.23%) Oracle BPM
11 19 (29.23%) Oracle Fusion
11 19 (29.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (29.23%) Oracle Identity Management
12 18 (27.69%) Tomcat
13 15 (23.08%) EJB
13 15 (23.08%) HTML5
14 13 (20.00%) Maven
14 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (18.46%) JBoss
15 12 (18.46%) WebSphere

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (46.15%) WebLogic
2 19 (29.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (27.69%) Tomcat
4 12 (18.46%) JBoss
4 12 (18.46%) WebSphere
5 8 (12.31%) CMS
5 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (10.77%) Apache
7 5 (7.69%) Alfresco
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (3.08%) Drupal
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 19 (29.23%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (44.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) MySQL
1 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.69%) Data Mart
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Maven
2 11 (16.92%) JUnit
3 9 (13.85%) Cucumber
4 8 (12.31%) Ant
5 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.62%) JIRA
8 2 (3.08%) Subversion
9 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 23 (35.38%) Publishing
2 3 (4.62%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 21 (32.31%) Software Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (20.00%) Lead Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Web Editor
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) Web Content Editor
10 2 (3.08%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (41.54%) Spring
2 24 (36.92%) HTML
3 23 (35.38%) Web Services
4 21 (32.31%) JSON
5 20 (30.77%) XSLT
6 19 (29.23%) Oracle ADF
6 19 (29.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 15 (23.08%) EJB
7 15 (23.08%) HTML5
8 12 (18.46%) REST
9 11 (16.92%) Middleware
10 10 (15.38%) CSS
11 9 (13.85%) J2EE
11 9 (13.85%) JMS
11 9 (13.85%) JSF
11 9 (13.85%) Ajax
12 8 (12.31%) SOAP
13 6 (9.23%) JSP
14 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
14 5 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.69%) Data Extraction
5 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.15%) Informatics
6 2 (3.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (36.92%) TDD
3 19 (29.23%) SOA
4 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (18.46%) Scrum
6 10 (15.38%) UML
7 9 (13.85%) BDD
8 8 (12.31%) Web Development
8 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Data Mapping
9 5 (7.69%) Data Architecture
9 5 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (7.69%) ETL
9 5 (7.69%) Process Management
9 5 (7.69%) Workflow
10 4 (6.15%) OO
10 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.15%) User Stories
11 3 (4.62%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (72.31%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 19 (29.23%) XQuery
3 19 (29.23%) XPath
4 11 (16.92%) C#
5 8 (12.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) PHP5
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) Adobe
4 5 (7.69%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) Zend
6 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.54%) Twitter
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
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