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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 7 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 12.50% - 12.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.44% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£310 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.49% -15.71%
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
9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 28.13% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate £310 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (33.33%) Informatica
4 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (33.33%) DataStage
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) DataStage
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) OLTP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mart
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica
2 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (16.67%) BEA