The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Oxfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 26 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 25 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.66% 4.43% 6.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.73% 21.05% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 24
Average daily rate £325 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
141 95 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.26% 21.06% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 51 130
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 10 £325 +1.56% 11
Faringdon - 2 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £125 - 2
Kidlington - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - - 1
Banbury - - - - 2
Bicester - - - -
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 3
Witney - - - -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (71.05%) HTML
2 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (63.16%) CSS
3 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 19 (50.00%) C#
4 19 (50.00%) .NET
5 18 (47.37%) Ajax
5 18 (47.37%) jQuery
6 17 (44.74%) Scrum
7 14 (36.84%) MVC
7 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 13 (34.21%) MySQL
8 13 (34.21%) TDD
8 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (31.58%) Web Development
9 12 (31.58%) UML
10 11 (28.95%) Java
11 10 (26.32%) OOD
12 9 (23.68%) JSON
12 9 (23.68%) SQL
12 9 (23.68%) HTML5
13 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (21.05%) CSS3
13 8 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (21.05%) MSTest
13 8 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
13 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
13 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
13 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
13 8 (21.05%) NUnit

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (13.16%) Escenic
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.16%) ColdFusion
1 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
1 5 (13.16%) MQSeries
1 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
1 5 (13.16%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Site Server
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.26%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Doxygen
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Modbus
2 1 (2.63%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (34.21%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MSTest
1 8 (21.05%) NUnit
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) NetBeans
3 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.89%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Senior Developer
3 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Programmer
7 5 (13.16%) Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Programmer
7 5 (13.16%) ColdFusion Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Java Programmer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) HTML
2 24 (63.16%) CSS
3 19 (50.00%) .NET
4 18 (47.37%) Ajax
4 18 (47.37%) jQuery
5 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (23.68%) JSON
7 9 (23.68%) HTML5
8 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (21.05%) CSS3
8 8 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
8 8 (21.05%) LAMP
9 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 6 (15.79%) Spring
9 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 6 (15.79%) XSLT
9 6 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
2 1 (2.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Scrum
2 14 (36.84%) MVC
3 13 (34.21%) TDD
4 12 (31.58%) Web Development
4 12 (31.58%) UML
5 10 (26.32%) OOD
6 8 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.79%) OOP
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.16%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) RUP
9 3 (7.89%) CRM
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.26%) Android Development
10 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (2.63%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 19 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Scala
5 5 (13.16%) VBA
5 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 4 (10.53%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) C
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.26%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
3 4 (10.53%) Telerik
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Facebook
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
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