The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 43 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 412 443 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.09% 4.58% 5.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.49% 19.77% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 259 215
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 52
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
XML
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2355 2241 2017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.40% 23.16% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1295 1042
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 133
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XML
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XML
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 108 £400 +5.26% 35
Surrey -1 99 £350 -2.77% 24
Hampshire -26 64 £400 +14.28% 33
Buckinghamshire +9 60 £300 - 14
Oxfordshire -7 36 £420 +29.23% 20
West Sussex -2 19 £425 +30.76% 5
East Sussex -9 14 £325 +18.18% 7
Kent -9 7 £360 -0.68% 14
Middlesex +7 3 £273 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 315 (39.97%) HTML
2 305 (38.71%) SQL
3 233 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 230 (29.19%) CSS
4 230 (29.19%) Web Services
5 225 (28.55%) Java
6 220 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
7 215 (27.28%) .NET
8 189 (23.98%) C#
9 159 (20.18%) jQuery
10 158 (20.05%) Microsoft
11 156 (19.80%) SQL Server
12 145 (18.40%) ASP.NET
13 139 (17.64%) Linux
14 138 (17.51%) XSLT
15 126 (15.99%) Oracle
16 124 (15.74%) Security Cleared
17 119 (15.10%) Ajax
18 116 (14.72%) Visual Studio
19 112 (14.21%) Windows
20 110 (13.96%) SOAP
20 110 (13.96%) SC Cleared
21 102 (12.94%) JSON
22 91 (11.55%) MVC
23 90 (11.42%) Subversion
24 88 (11.17%) UNIX
25 84 (10.66%) TDD
25 84 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
26 80 (10.15%) Publishing
27 78 (9.90%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 77 (9.77%) CMS
2 52 (6.60%) SharePoint
3 51 (6.47%) WebLogic
4 48 (6.09%) WebSphere
5 47 (5.96%) IIS
5 47 (5.96%) Apache
6 28 (3.55%) Tomcat
7 27 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 23 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (2.79%) JBoss
10 21 (2.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.27%) TeamSite
14 8 (1.02%) MQSeries
15 7 (0.89%) Drupal
16 5 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
16 5 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.63%) SAS
17 4 (0.51%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 59 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.43%) MS Office
3 21 (2.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.14%) FrameMaker
6 9 (1.14%) RoboHelp
6 9 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.38%) MS Project
8 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (1.52%) SmartPlant
4 5 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.51%) Magento
5 4 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.38%) SAP BCA
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.38%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.25%) BusinessWare
7 2 (0.25%) Tridion
8 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 9 (1.14%) SaaS
4 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.38%) Office 365
7 2 (0.25%) IaaS
7 2 (0.25%) Boomi
8 1 (0.13%) Force.com
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.36%) Internet
2 38 (4.82%) HTTP
3 37 (4.70%) TCP/IP
4 24 (3.05%) Intranet
5 17 (2.16%) DNS
6 15 (1.90%) DHCP
7 10 (1.27%) FTP
8 9 (1.14%) 3G
8 9 (1.14%) 2G
8 9 (1.14%) LTE
8 9 (1.14%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (0.89%) SSL
9 7 (0.89%) 4G
10 6 (0.76%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.76%) Skype
11 5 (0.63%) Firewall
11 5 (0.63%) MPLS
11 5 (0.63%) LDAP
11 5 (0.63%) SDH
12 4 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 48 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (5.33%) Oracle Database
5 40 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (4.19%) MySQL
9 32 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (3.17%) RDBMS
12 23 (2.92%) DB2
12 23 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (2.54%) MarkLogic
14 18 (2.28%) MS Access
14 18 (2.28%) Ingres
15 14 (1.78%) PowerCenter
15 14 (1.78%) Big Data
16 11 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (1.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 116 (14.72%) Visual Studio
2 90 (11.42%) Subversion
3 58 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (6.73%) JUnit
5 50 (6.35%) Git (software)
6 45 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 44 (5.58%) Ant
8 36 (4.57%) Maven
9 29 (3.68%) Selenium
10 25 (3.17%) NUnit
11 24 (3.05%) ClearCase
12 23 (2.92%) ClearQuest
12 23 (2.92%) CruiseControl
13 21 (2.66%) JIRA
14 20 (2.54%) Axure RP
15 18 (2.28%) SoapUI
15 18 (2.28%) GoogleTest
15 18 (2.28%) CppUnit
16 14 (1.78%) Cucumber
17 11 (1.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 80 (10.15%) Publishing
2 78 (9.90%) Finance
3 35 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.55%) Banking
5 15 (1.90%) Retail
5 15 (1.90%) Marketing
6 13 (1.65%) Legal
7 10 (1.27%) Back Office
8 9 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.89%) Automotive
9 7 (0.89%) German Language
10 6 (0.76%) Military
10 6 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.51%) Front Office
12 3 (0.38%) Law
12 3 (0.38%) Electronics
12 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.38%) Games
13 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 417 (52.92%) Developer
2 98 (12.44%) Analyst
3 58 (7.36%) .NET Developer
4 52 (6.60%) Java Developer
5 49 (6.22%) Test Analyst
6 38 (4.82%) Web Developer
6 38 (4.82%) Consultant
7 35 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 34 (4.31%) Architect
9 31 (3.93%) C# Developer
10 29 (3.68%) Software Engineer
11 26 (3.30%) SharePoint Developer
12 24 (3.05%) Software Developer
13 21 (2.66%) Front-End Developer
14 19 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
14 19 (2.41%) Wintel Engineer
15 18 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (2.28%) Author
15 18 (2.28%) Technical Author
16 17 (2.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (39.97%) HTML
2 230 (29.19%) CSS
2 230 (29.19%) Web Services
3 215 (27.28%) .NET
4 159 (20.18%) jQuery
5 145 (18.40%) ASP.NET
6 138 (17.51%) XSLT
7 119 (15.10%) Ajax
8 110 (13.96%) SOAP
9 102 (12.94%) JSON
10 78 (9.90%) Spring
11 77 (9.77%) HTML5
12 74 (9.39%) REST
13 72 (9.14%) WCF
14 60 (7.61%) .NET Framework
15 53 (6.73%) XSD
16 49 (6.22%) JMS
17 47 (5.96%) XHTML
18 45 (5.71%) CSS3
19 44 (5.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.70%) User Experience
3 28 (3.55%) W3C
4 25 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 24 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.41%) Web 2.0
8 18 (2.28%) CMDB
9 16 (2.03%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.52%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.27%) Open Source
12 9 (1.14%) DataPower
12 9 (1.14%) Replication
12 9 (1.14%) Clustering
13 8 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (17.64%) Linux
2 112 (14.21%) Windows
3 88 (11.17%) UNIX
4 23 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.52%) Android
6 12 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.14%) CentOS
9 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.76%) AIX
11 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (11.55%) MVC
3 84 (10.66%) TDD
3 84 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (9.77%) Scrum
5 76 (9.64%) Unit Testing
6 75 (9.52%) OO
7 73 (9.26%) Web Development
8 70 (8.88%) ITIL
9 67 (8.50%) Software Engineering
10 59 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 58 (7.36%) Content Management
12 55 (6.98%) SOA
13 53 (6.73%) UML
14 49 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (6.09%) CRM
16 37 (4.70%) Workflow
16 37 (4.70%) High Availability
17 34 (4.31%) OOP
17 34 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 305 (38.71%) SQL
2 233 (29.57%) JavaScript
3 225 (28.55%) Java
4 189 (23.98%) C#
5 60 (7.61%) Python
6 58 (7.36%) PowerShell
7 56 (7.11%) VBScript
8 47 (5.96%) XQuery
9 40 (5.08%) XPath
10 39 (4.95%) T-SQL
11 37 (4.70%) PHP
12 36 (4.57%) PL/SQL
13 33 (4.19%) VB.NET
14 32 (4.06%) C++
15 26 (3.30%) VB
16 23 (2.92%) C
16 23 (2.92%) Perl
17 19 (2.41%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.78%) PHP5
19 12 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 124 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 110 (13.96%) SC Cleared
3 52 (6.60%) Degree
4 51 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (5.08%) MCITP
6 38 (4.82%) ISEB
7 28 (3.55%) MCSA
8 23 (2.92%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.40%) MCSE
10 10 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (1.02%) MCTS
12 7 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.76%) CCNA
13 6 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.63%) MCSD
14 5 (0.63%) HNC
14 5 (0.63%) HND
15 4 (0.51%) MCAD
15 4 (0.51%) MCDBA
16 3 (0.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.61%) QA
2 6 (0.76%) WCAG
3 3 (0.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.63%) vSphere
5 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.25%) Firmware
5 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (2.41%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (1.40%) SCSM
3 11 (1.40%) WMI
3 11 (1.40%) SCOM
4 8 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.76%) MOM
6 4 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.38%) Nagios
7 3 (0.38%) OpenView
7 3 (0.38%) Ansible
7 3 (0.38%) Puppet
8 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.13%) Netcool
9 1 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 158 (20.05%) Microsoft
2 126 (15.99%) Oracle
3 53 (6.73%) HP
4 33 (4.19%) Adobe
5 31 (3.93%) SAP
6 28 (3.55%) IBM
7 26 (3.30%) Google
8 22 (2.79%) ServiceNow
9 21 (2.66%) OpenText
10 19 (2.41%) RedDot
10 19 (2.41%) BMC
11 18 (2.28%) CA
12 16 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.90%) Informatica
14 14 (1.78%) VMware
15 12 (1.52%) Intergraph
16 10 (1.27%) webMethods
17 9 (1.14%) Business Objects
18 8 (1.02%) Ektron
18 8 (1.02%) Capita
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Amiqus - AMS
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: From £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Perm Salary £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Brighton
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago