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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 34 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 16 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.31% 2.24% 4.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 9.65% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
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£313 £303 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £425
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 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
120 114 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.79% 23.17% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 82
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.30 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 +4 8 £250 -28.57% 2
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - - 2
Abingdon - - - - 2
Banbury - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 2
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (74.36%) HTML
2 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
3 20 (51.28%) CSS
4 18 (46.15%) .NET
4 18 (46.15%) C#
4 18 (46.15%) Ajax
4 18 (46.15%) jQuery
5 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
5 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
6 14 (35.90%) MVC
6 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
7 12 (30.77%) JSON
7 12 (30.77%) Web Development
7 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (30.77%) Web Services
8 11 (28.21%) Java
8 11 (28.21%) Scrum
8 11 (28.21%) Subversion
9 10 (25.64%) TDD
9 10 (25.64%) SQL
10 9 (23.08%) XSLT
10 9 (23.08%) NUnit
10 9 (23.08%) MSTest
10 9 (23.08%) NHibernate
10 9 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (17.95%) UML
11 7 (17.95%) MySQL
11 7 (17.95%) ColdFusion

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (17.95%) ColdFusion
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.13%) Site Server
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Escenic
5 1 (2.56%) concrete5
5 1 (2.56%) Liferay
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) Modbus
2 1 (2.56%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.13%) Big Data
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Subversion
2 9 (23.08%) NUnit
2 9 (23.08%) MSTest
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) NetBeans
3 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.69%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Xcode
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (17.95%) ColdFusion Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Programmer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) CRM Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Java Programmer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) CSS
3 18 (46.15%) .NET
3 18 (46.15%) Ajax
3 18 (46.15%) jQuery
4 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
5 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
6 12 (30.77%) JSON
6 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (30.77%) Web Services
6 12 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (23.08%) XSLT
7 9 (23.08%) NHibernate
8 6 (15.38%) SOAP
9 5 (12.82%) HTML5
10 4 (10.26%) REST
11 3 (7.69%) Fusebox
11 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (7.69%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) SCORM
2 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.56%) webOS
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) MVC
2 12 (30.77%) Web Development
2 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) UML
6 6 (15.38%) OOD
7 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.69%) OOP
10 2 (5.13%) RUP
10 2 (5.13%) CRM
10 2 (5.13%) Workflow
10 2 (5.13%) ETL
10 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.13%) Project Management
10 2 (5.13%) Service Management
10 2 (5.13%) BDD
10 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) C#
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) C
5 4 (10.26%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.56%) ECMAScript
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Telerik
3 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) Google
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