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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / South East
Rank 36 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 342 326 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.67% 3.89% 3.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.04% 14.65% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 208 214
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £21.43 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

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
1896 2226 2276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.91% 26.56% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1449 1345
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 43
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +55.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 77 £330 -5.71% 19
Berkshire +19 64 £410 +2.50% 21
Surrey -3 51 £411 -2.08% 10
Kent +14 35 £338 +26.16% 8
Buckinghamshire -3 34 £323 -9.15% 9
Oxfordshire +9 33 £486 +49.61% 12
West Sussex +2 20 £413 +32.00% 8
East Sussex +6 13 £363 +3.57% 4
Middlesex +9 6 £350 -11.94% 1
Sussex - 5 £361 - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for XML.

1 306 (44.87%) SQL
2 302 (44.28%) Java
3 283 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (35.48%) HTML
5 237 (34.75%) JavaScript
6 190 (27.86%) Web Services
7 180 (26.39%) C#
8 173 (25.37%) CSS
9 169 (24.78%) .NET
10 164 (24.05%) Oracle
11 155 (22.73%) JSON
11 155 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 129 (18.91%) XSLT
13 125 (18.33%) REST
14 124 (18.18%) Linux
14 124 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 119 (17.45%) Spring
16 112 (16.42%) TDD
17 111 (16.28%) SOAP
18 110 (16.13%) Scrum
18 110 (16.13%) Selenium
19 108 (15.84%) MVC
20 104 (15.25%) Windows
21 98 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
22 97 (14.22%) ASP.NET
23 90 (13.20%) jQuery
24 88 (12.90%) Security Cleared
25 85 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
25 85 (12.46%) Git (software)
26 79 (11.58%) HTML5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 65 (9.53%) JBoss
2 58 (8.50%) Apache
3 56 (8.21%) Tomcat
4 47 (6.89%) CMS
5 44 (6.45%) IIS
6 42 (6.16%) WebSphere
7 33 (4.84%) WebLogic
8 25 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 24 (3.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 23 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 23 (3.37%) SharePoint
11 16 (2.35%) Confluence
12 12 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (1.47%) Commerce Server
14 10 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
15 9 (1.32%) nginx
15 9 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.49%) MS Office
3 6 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.44%) MS Project
7 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (1.61%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (1.17%) Fredhopper
3 8 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.15%) Magento
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (2.35%) GitHub
4 15 (2.20%) Amazon S3
4 15 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (1.47%) PaaS
6 7 (1.03%) Boomi
7 4 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.44%) Office 365
9 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.29%) SaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.84%) HTTP
2 22 (3.23%) Internet
3 15 (2.20%) LDAP
4 14 (2.05%) Extranet
5 11 (1.61%) HTTPS
6 10 (1.47%) Firewall
6 10 (1.47%) SNMP
7 9 (1.32%) DNS
7 9 (1.32%) Intranet
8 7 (1.03%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.88%) SAN
9 6 (0.88%) Skype
9 6 (0.88%) VoIP
10 5 (0.73%) LAN
10 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.59%) SSL
12 3 (0.44%) 2G
12 3 (0.44%) 3G
12 3 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (0.44%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.18%) Oracle Database
3 46 (6.74%) MongoDB
4 43 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (6.16%) MySQL
6 35 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.52%) DB2
9 22 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 21 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (2.49%) RDBMS
13 16 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (2.05%) MS Access
15 11 (1.61%) Big Data
16 10 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.47%) Hadoop
17 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
19 7 (1.03%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 110 (16.13%) Selenium
2 98 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 85 (12.46%) Git (software)
4 70 (10.26%) JIRA
5 67 (9.82%) JUnit
6 61 (8.94%) Gradle
7 60 (8.80%) Maven
8 56 (8.21%) Jenkins
9 54 (7.92%) Cucumber
10 51 (7.48%) Subversion
11 48 (7.04%) Visual Studio
12 47 (6.89%) Eclipse
13 46 (6.74%) Ant
14 34 (4.99%) WebDriver
15 30 (4.40%) SoapUI
15 30 (4.40%) SpecFlow
16 24 (3.52%) NUnit
17 20 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (2.93%) Bitbucket
17 20 (2.93%) IntelliJ
General
1 47 (6.89%) Finance
2 37 (5.43%) Publishing
3 27 (3.96%) Marketing
4 19 (2.79%) Retail
5 16 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.76%) Advertising
7 11 (1.61%) Legal
8 8 (1.17%) Banking
9 7 (1.03%) Law
10 5 (0.73%) Games
11 3 (0.44%) French Language
11 3 (0.44%) German Language
11 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.29%) Military
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 411 (60.26%) Developer
2 157 (23.02%) Java Developer
3 89 (13.05%) Analyst
4 86 (12.61%) .NET Developer
5 49 (7.18%) C# Developer
6 45 (6.60%) Test Analyst
7 39 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (4.99%) Architect
9 29 (4.25%) Senior Developer
10 25 (3.67%) Software Developer
10 25 (3.67%) Web Developer
11 24 (3.52%) Agile Developer
11 24 (3.52%) SQL Developer
12 23 (3.37%) Consultant
12 23 (3.37%) Software Engineer
13 22 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
14 21 (3.08%) Tester
15 19 (2.79%) Automation Test Analyst
16 18 (2.64%) Automation Tester
17 17 (2.49%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (35.48%) HTML
2 190 (27.86%) Web Services
3 173 (25.37%) CSS
4 169 (24.78%) .NET
5 155 (22.73%) JSON
6 129 (18.91%) XSLT
7 125 (18.33%) REST
8 119 (17.45%) Spring
9 111 (16.28%) SOAP
10 97 (14.22%) ASP.NET
11 90 (13.20%) jQuery
12 79 (11.58%) HTML5
13 65 (9.53%) AngularJS
14 62 (9.09%) WCF
15 61 (8.94%) J2EE
15 61 (8.94%) RESTful
16 59 (8.65%) Ajax
17 58 (8.50%) .NET Framework
18 54 (7.92%) LINQ
19 48 (7.04%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.96%) N-Tier
4 25 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 17 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.05%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.05%) Visualisation
8 13 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.76%) User Experience
10 10 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.03%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.88%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.88%) Replication
14 5 (0.73%) CMDB
14 5 (0.73%) Data Extraction
14 5 (0.73%) Data Integration
15 3 (0.44%) AS400
15 3 (0.44%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 124 (18.18%) Linux
2 104 (15.25%) Windows
3 70 (10.26%) Unix
4 29 (4.25%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.23%) Android
6 14 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.61%) AIX
8 11 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.17%) Solaris
10 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Debian
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (16.42%) TDD
3 110 (16.13%) Scrum
4 108 (15.84%) MVC
5 85 (12.46%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (9.82%) Web Development
7 64 (9.38%) BDD
8 51 (7.48%) SOA
9 47 (6.89%) Software Engineering
10 46 (6.74%) OOP
11 44 (6.45%) ITIL
11 44 (6.45%) OO
12 43 (6.30%) E-Commerce
13 42 (6.16%) Content Management
14 40 (5.87%) Automated Testing
14 40 (5.87%) DevOps
15 39 (5.72%) Unit Testing
16 36 (5.28%) Multithreading
16 36 (5.28%) Workflow
17 35 (5.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 306 (44.87%) SQL
2 302 (44.28%) Java
3 237 (34.75%) JavaScript
4 180 (26.39%) C#
5 54 (7.92%) Python
6 50 (7.33%) VB.NET
7 46 (6.74%) C++
8 42 (6.16%) T-SQL
9 39 (5.72%) Groovy
10 35 (5.13%) XPath
11 32 (4.69%) PowerShell
12 29 (4.25%) Scala
13 26 (3.81%) PL/SQL
14 24 (3.52%) PHP
15 22 (3.23%) VB
15 22 (3.23%) VBA
16 21 (3.08%) Perl
17 18 (2.64%) C
17 18 (2.64%) VBScript
18 16 (2.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 76 (11.14%) SC Cleared
3 40 (5.87%) Degree
4 23 (3.37%) ISEB
5 18 (2.64%) ISTQB
6 16 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (2.20%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.47%) MCSA
10 9 (1.32%) MCITP
11 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.15%) CCNP
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.15%) HNC
12 1 (0.15%) HND
12 1 (0.15%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.15%) MCP
12 1 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.92%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) PA-DSS
2 6 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.59%) SDET
5 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (3.52%) Active Directory
1 24 (3.52%) Docker
2 8 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.73%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.29%) NDS
4 2 (0.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.93%) Puppet
2 13 (1.91%) Ansible
2 13 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.03%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.59%) SCCM
5 4 (0.59%) SCOM
6 3 (0.44%) Marathon
6 3 (0.44%) Mesos
7 2 (0.29%) Grafana
7 2 (0.29%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.29%) Kibana
7 2 (0.29%) logstash
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.15%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.15%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 164 (24.05%) Oracle
2 124 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 36 (5.28%) IBM
4 26 (3.81%) Sitecore
5 24 (3.52%) Adobe
6 19 (2.79%) Splunk
7 17 (2.49%) HP
8 15 (2.20%) Talend
9 13 (1.91%) BMC
9 13 (1.91%) VMware
10 12 (1.76%) webMethods
11 11 (1.61%) Google
11 11 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.61%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.47%) SAP
13 8 (1.17%) AppDynamics
13 8 (1.17%) Remedy
14 7 (1.03%) Cisco
14 7 (1.03%) Dell
14 7 (1.03%) DevExpress
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