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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 14 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 13.33% - 18.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.82% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
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£340 - £444
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 - £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
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
17 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 22.67% - 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
Average daily rate £390 - £438
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
6 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (28.57%) SOA
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) MS Access
7 4 (28.57%) OLTP
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 4 (28.57%) Spring
8 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
8 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (21.43%) Informatica
8 3 (21.43%) DataStage
8 3 (21.43%) Data Mart
8 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) JMS
8 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
8 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
8 3 (21.43%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) Business Objects

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (28.57%) OLTP
2 4 (28.57%) MS Access
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) OLAP
3 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (21.43%) DataStage
3 3 (21.43%) Data Mart
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) JMS
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
4 1 (7.14%) EJB
4 1 (7.14%) JSF
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ETL
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Business Objects
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Informatica
3 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) BEA