The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Rickmansworth 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 9 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 13.73% - 21.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.33% - 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£300 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 23.53% - 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
Hertfordshire

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 31 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
3 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Workshop
4 2 (28.57%) OO

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Payments Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) JSF
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Management
2 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle