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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 42 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 420 432 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.13% 4.56% 5.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.31% 19.49% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 245 222
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 41
Average hourly rate £32.00 £38.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.97 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
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
2427 2217 1958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.86% 23.40% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1442 1270 1037
Average daily rate £350 £346 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 125
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 1 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 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 +11 116 £381 +4.81% 43
Surrey -3 106 £350 -3.11% 27
Hampshire -13 73 £378 +7.85% 33
Buckinghamshire +5 42 £300 - 30
Oxfordshire -8 31 £438 +34.61% 16
West Sussex -1 21 £450 +38.46% 7
East Sussex -12 17 £400 +45.45% 9
Middlesex +7 9 £350 +29.62% 3
Kent -3 4 £400 +263.63% 11
Sussex -2 1 - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 321 (40.18%) HTML
2 301 (37.67%) SQL
3 245 (30.66%) CSS
4 235 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 221 (27.66%) Web Services
6 219 (27.41%) Java
7 218 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
8 216 (27.03%) .NET
9 185 (23.15%) C#
10 170 (21.28%) Microsoft
11 158 (19.77%) jQuery
12 148 (18.52%) SQL Server
13 142 (17.77%) XSLT
13 142 (17.77%) Linux
14 140 (17.52%) ASP.NET
15 131 (16.40%) Security Cleared
16 125 (15.64%) Oracle
17 119 (14.89%) Windows
17 119 (14.89%) Ajax
18 114 (14.27%) SC Cleared
19 113 (14.14%) Visual Studio
20 108 (13.52%) SOAP
21 102 (12.77%) JSON
22 98 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
23 97 (12.14%) MVC
24 88 (11.01%) Scrum
25 87 (10.89%) Publishing
25 87 (10.89%) Subversion
25 87 (10.89%) HTML5
26 86 (10.76%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 82 (10.26%) CMS
2 59 (7.38%) Apache
3 52 (6.51%) SharePoint
4 45 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 45 (5.63%) IIS
5 41 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 36 (4.51%) Tomcat
7 27 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 23 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 17 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (1.88%) JBoss
12 11 (1.38%) Alfresco
12 11 (1.38%) TeamSite
13 10 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.25%) Drupal
14 6 (0.75%) Node.js
14 6 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 61 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.50%) MS Office
3 21 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.38%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.13%) RoboHelp
6 9 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.13%) FrameMaker
7 6 (0.75%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
10 2 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.13%) MS Project
11 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (1.50%) SmartPlant
4 5 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.50%) Magento
6 3 (0.38%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.38%) SAP BCA
7 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.25%) BusinessWare
7 2 (0.25%) Tridion
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.13%) SaaS
3 6 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.38%) Force.com
6 3 (0.38%) Office 365
7 2 (0.25%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.76%) Internet
2 33 (4.13%) HTTP
2 33 (4.13%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.88%) Intranet
4 18 (2.25%) DNS
5 16 (2.00%) DHCP
6 10 (1.25%) 2G
6 10 (1.25%) 3G
6 10 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (1.25%) LTE
7 9 (1.13%) FTP
8 8 (1.00%) 4G
9 7 (0.88%) SSL
10 6 (0.75%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.63%) SDH
11 5 (0.63%) MPLS
11 5 (0.63%) Firewall
12 4 (0.50%) SAN
13 3 (0.38%) LDAP
13 3 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.89%) Relational Database
3 46 (5.76%) Oracle Database
3 46 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (5.13%) MySQL
6 35 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (3.63%) RDBMS
10 28 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (3.00%) Ingres
12 19 (2.38%) MarkLogic
12 19 (2.38%) MS Access
13 14 (1.75%) DB2
14 13 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.63%) PowerCenter
14 13 (1.63%) SAP BW
15 11 (1.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 113 (14.14%) Visual Studio
2 87 (10.89%) Subversion
3 58 (7.26%) Git (software)
4 57 (7.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 56 (7.01%) Jenkins
6 49 (6.13%) Ant
7 48 (6.01%) JUnit
8 41 (5.13%) Maven
9 31 (3.88%) NUnit
10 30 (3.75%) ClearCase
11 29 (3.63%) CruiseControl
11 29 (3.63%) ClearQuest
12 28 (3.50%) Selenium
13 25 (3.13%) JIRA
14 24 (3.00%) CppUnit
14 24 (3.00%) GoogleTest
15 20 (2.50%) Axure RP
16 16 (2.00%) SoapUI
17 12 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
17 12 (1.50%) Cucumber
General
1 87 (10.89%) Publishing
2 86 (10.76%) Finance
3 34 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.25%) Banking
5 16 (2.00%) Marketing
6 14 (1.75%) Legal
7 10 (1.25%) Back Office
8 9 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.13%) Retail
9 7 (0.88%) Automotive
10 6 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.63%) Military
12 4 (0.50%) Front Office
12 4 (0.50%) Electronics
12 4 (0.50%) German Language
13 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.38%) Games
13 3 (0.38%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 427 (53.44%) Developer
2 89 (11.14%) Analyst
3 62 (7.76%) .NET Developer
4 60 (7.51%) Java Developer
5 46 (5.76%) Test Analyst
6 41 (5.13%) Web Developer
6 41 (5.13%) Consultant
7 35 (4.38%) Architect
8 34 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 30 (3.75%) C# Developer
10 28 (3.50%) SharePoint Developer
11 27 (3.38%) Software Engineer
12 24 (3.00%) Wintel Engineer
12 24 (3.00%) Software Developer
13 21 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
14 20 (2.50%) Author
14 20 (2.50%) Technical Author
15 19 (2.38%) Lead Developer
16 17 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
16 17 (2.13%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (40.18%) HTML
2 245 (30.66%) CSS
3 221 (27.66%) Web Services
4 216 (27.03%) .NET
5 158 (19.77%) jQuery
6 142 (17.77%) XSLT
7 140 (17.52%) ASP.NET
8 119 (14.89%) Ajax
9 108 (13.52%) SOAP
10 102 (12.77%) JSON
11 87 (10.89%) HTML5
12 82 (10.26%) Spring
13 74 (9.26%) REST
14 70 (8.76%) WCF
15 58 (7.26%) .NET Framework
16 55 (6.88%) CSS3
17 53 (6.63%) XSD
18 48 (6.01%) RESTful
19 44 (5.51%) XHTML
20 43 (5.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.63%) User Experience
3 33 (4.13%) W3C
4 29 (3.63%) Data Structures
5 23 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.38%) Web 2.0
7 16 (2.00%) Visualisation
8 15 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.63%) Open Source
10 12 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (1.50%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.50%) CMDB
11 10 (1.25%) Clustering
11 10 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.25%) Derivative
12 9 (1.13%) Replication
13 8 (1.00%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (17.77%) Linux
2 119 (14.89%) Windows
3 86 (10.76%) UNIX
4 21 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.25%) Android
9 8 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.00%) CentOS
10 6 (0.75%) AIX
10 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (27.28%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
3 97 (12.14%) MVC
4 88 (11.01%) Scrum
5 76 (9.51%) TDD
6 75 (9.39%) OO
7 74 (9.26%) Web Development
8 69 (8.64%) Unit Testing
8 69 (8.64%) Software Engineering
9 68 (8.51%) ITIL
10 59 (7.38%) UML
11 57 (7.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 55 (6.88%) SOA
13 53 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (6.63%) Content Management
14 44 (5.51%) CRM
15 40 (5.01%) Workflow
15 40 (5.01%) OOP
16 39 (4.88%) High Availability
17 36 (4.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 301 (37.67%) SQL
2 235 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 219 (27.41%) Java
4 185 (23.15%) C#
5 65 (8.14%) Python
6 61 (7.63%) VBScript
7 60 (7.51%) PowerShell
8 46 (5.76%) PHP
9 44 (5.51%) XQuery
10 42 (5.26%) XPath
11 38 (4.76%) C++
12 35 (4.38%) T-SQL
13 32 (4.01%) VB.NET
14 31 (3.88%) PL/SQL
15 29 (3.63%) C
16 24 (3.00%) Perl
17 19 (2.38%) VB
18 17 (2.13%) Shell Script
19 15 (1.88%) PHP5
20 12 (1.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 131 (16.40%) Security Cleared
2 114 (14.27%) SC Cleared
3 54 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (5.76%) Degree
5 44 (5.51%) MCITP
6 41 (5.13%) ISEB
7 32 (4.01%) MCSA
8 15 (1.88%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.38%) MCSE
10 8 (1.00%) MCTS
11 7 (0.88%) CCNA
11 7 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.75%) HNC
12 6 (0.75%) HND
12 6 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.63%) MCSD
14 4 (0.50%) CCNP
14 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.50%) MCAD
14 4 (0.50%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (7.51%) QA
2 6 (0.75%) WCAG
3 2 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.88%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.63%) vSphere
5 4 (0.50%) KVM
6 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.25%) Firmware
6 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (2.25%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (1.38%) SCOM
3 11 (1.38%) WMI
3 11 (1.38%) SCSM
4 7 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.75%) MOM
6 5 (0.63%) Puppet
7 4 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.50%) Ansible
7 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.38%) OpenView
8 3 (0.38%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 170 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 125 (15.64%) Oracle
3 41 (5.13%) HP
4 38 (4.76%) Adobe
5 36 (4.51%) SAP
6 26 (3.25%) IBM
6 26 (3.25%) Google
7 21 (2.63%) OpenText
8 19 (2.38%) RedDot
9 17 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (2.00%) ServiceNow
11 15 (1.88%) VMware
12 14 (1.75%) Informatica
13 13 (1.63%) BMC
14 12 (1.50%) Intergraph
14 12 (1.50%) Business Objects
14 12 (1.50%) CA
15 10 (1.25%) webMethods
16 9 (1.13%) Red Hat
17 8 (1.00%) Capita
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Posted: 12 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Posted: 12 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Perm Salary £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 360-£380/Day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 8 days ago