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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Contract jobs citing XML 67 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.89% 2.02% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.77% 8.77% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 8 4
Average daily rate
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£410 £316 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.64% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £348 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
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
260 114 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.48% 22.98% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 72 51
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.25 £12.30 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.06% -48.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +19 42 £425 +6.25% 5
Bicester - 3 £375 -
Kidlington - 2 £401 -
Faringdon - 1 £275 -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 60 (61.22%) Java
2 57 (58.16%) HTML
3 47 (47.96%) SQL
4 45 (45.92%) JavaScript
4 45 (45.92%) TDD
5 44 (44.90%) Spring
6 40 (40.82%) Web Services
7 39 (39.80%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (36.73%) Oracle
9 34 (34.69%) JSON
10 32 (32.65%) BDD
11 31 (31.63%) HTML5
11 31 (31.63%) jQuery
12 30 (30.61%) CSS
13 29 (29.59%) Linux
14 28 (28.57%) JBoss
14 28 (28.57%) Tomcat
15 27 (27.55%) XSLT
16 25 (25.51%) Web Development
17 24 (24.49%) WebLogic
17 24 (24.49%) JUnit
18 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
19 18 (18.37%) Amazon S3
19 18 (18.37%) Amazon SQS
20 17 (17.35%) Ajax
20 17 (17.35%) MySQL
20 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
21 16 (16.33%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (28.57%) JBoss
1 28 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 24 (24.49%) WebLogic
3 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
4 11 (11.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (10.20%) Confluence
6 8 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (5.10%) CMS
8 4 (4.08%) Drupal
8 4 (4.08%) Apache
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (3.06%) Node.js
10 2 (2.04%) ColdFusion
10 2 (2.04%) Moodle
11 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.02%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (7.14%) MS Office
3 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.04%) MS Project
5 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.08%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (3.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 39 (39.80%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (18.37%) Amazon SQS
2 18 (18.37%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.06%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.06%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) HTTP
2 8 (8.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) MySQL
2 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (5.10%) Data Mart
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (5.10%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (24.49%) JUnit
2 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.24%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.22%) JIRA
3 11 (11.22%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.16%) Mockito
4 8 (8.16%) Maven
4 8 (8.16%) Ant
5 5 (5.10%) Subversion
6 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.02%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (14.29%) Publishing
2 6 (6.12%) Multimedia
2 6 (6.12%) Marketing
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Finance
4 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (69.39%) Developer
2 36 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.10%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.10%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Database Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Java Web Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Web Editor
9 4 (4.08%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (4.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.06%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (58.16%) HTML
2 44 (44.90%) Spring
3 40 (40.82%) Web Services
4 34 (34.69%) JSON
5 31 (31.63%) jQuery
5 31 (31.63%) HTML5
6 30 (30.61%) CSS
7 27 (27.55%) XSLT
8 17 (17.35%) Ajax
9 16 (16.33%) REST
9 16 (16.33%) AngularJS
9 16 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (13.27%) CSS3
10 13 (13.27%) EJB
11 12 (12.24%) JDBC
11 12 (12.24%) J2EE
11 12 (12.24%) Hibernate
11 12 (12.24%) RESTful
12 11 (11.22%) Spring MVC
12 11 (11.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (7.14%) User Experience
2 5 (5.10%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.08%) Informatics
3 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.59%) Linux
2 8 (8.16%) Windows
3 4 (4.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.92%) TDD
2 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.65%) BDD
4 25 (25.51%) Web Development
5 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.29%) SOA
8 13 (13.27%) UML
8 13 (13.27%) MVC
8 13 (13.27%) SDLC
9 11 (11.22%) Scrum
9 11 (11.22%) ETL
10 10 (10.20%) Computer Security
11 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.16%) Configuration Management
13 6 (6.12%) OO
13 6 (6.12%) Compatibility Testing
14 5 (5.10%) Dimensional Modelling
14 5 (5.10%) Data Mapping
14 5 (5.10%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.22%) Java
2 47 (47.96%) SQL
3 45 (45.92%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.22%) C#
5 10 (10.20%) XPath
5 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.16%) XQuery
6 8 (8.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 6 (6.12%) VBScript
7 6 (6.12%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.10%) PHP
9 4 (4.08%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) PHP5
10 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.02%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) Puppet
2 10 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.16%) Ansible
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (4.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (36.73%) Oracle
2 15 (15.31%) Adobe
3 10 (10.20%) Business Objects
3 10 (10.20%) Progress
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.08%) Tableau
4 4 (4.08%) Eloqua
4 4 (4.08%) Aprimo
5 3 (3.06%) Google
6 2 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) Zend
7 1 (1.02%) Twitter
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