The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 25 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.13% 4.79% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.91% 13.79% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -10.00%
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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 Peterborough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
55 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 28.65% 34.73% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 23
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) OLAP
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
1 6 (100.00%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Back Office
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) OLAP
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
1 6 (100.00%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle