The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 9 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 9.76% - 31.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% - 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£310 - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
XML
Hertfordshire

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 Rickmansworth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 14.63% - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate £310 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Java EE
4 6 (50.00%) J2EE
5 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) MS Access
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (33.33%) Data Mart
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (33.33%) Informatica
6 4 (33.33%) DataStage
6 4 (33.33%) ETL
6 4 (33.33%) OLTP
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) OLAP
6 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
6 4 (33.33%) SAP
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
6 4 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (33.33%) Data Quality

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (41.67%) MS Access
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) Data Mart
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (33.33%) DataStage
2 4 (33.33%) OLTP
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) OLAP
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) Java EE
2 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
4 1 (8.33%) EJB
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Informatica
2 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Cognos
3 3 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (25.00%) Teradata
4 2 (16.67%) BEA