The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 39 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing XML 443 468 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.57% 5.59% 4.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.74% 23.47% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 215 290
Average daily rate £350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 52 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.97 £17.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2244 1994 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.83% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1033 1183
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 133 107
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +5 116 £360 +2.85% 34
Hampshire -10 97 £350 +4.47% 12
Berkshire -27 95 £380 +1.33% 31
Buckinghamshire -19 37 £300 -29.41% 11
Oxfordshire +3 25 £325 - 33
East Sussex +5 21 £275 -24.13% 6
Kent +9 15 £363 +31.81% 13
Thames Valley - 10 £450 -
West Sussex -17 3 £325 -5.79% 10
Middlesex -6 2 - - 3
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 346 (40.52%) .NET
2 345 (40.40%) SQL
3 313 (36.65%) HTML
4 297 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 287 (33.61%) JavaScript
6 253 (29.63%) C#
7 239 (27.99%) CSS
8 213 (24.94%) Web Services
9 210 (24.59%) Java
10 199 (23.30%) Windows
11 190 (22.25%) Microsoft
12 174 (20.37%) ASP.NET
13 166 (19.44%) SOAP
14 151 (17.68%) XSLT
15 145 (16.98%) jQuery
16 143 (16.74%) Visual Studio
17 142 (16.63%) Oracle
18 141 (16.51%) JSON
19 137 (16.04%) Scrum
20 135 (15.81%) WCF
21 129 (15.11%) SOA
22 124 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
23 122 (14.29%) Security Cleared
24 116 (13.58%) Ajax
25 109 (12.76%) Finance
26 102 (11.94%) SC Cleared
27 101 (11.83%) MVC
28 92 (10.77%) REST
29 89 (10.42%) Subversion
30 86 (10.07%) Workflow

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 85 (9.95%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.62%) WebSphere
3 47 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
4 45 (5.27%) IIS
5 42 (4.92%) CMS
6 29 (3.40%) WebLogic
7 24 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 20 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
9 19 (2.22%) Apache
10 16 (1.87%) Liferay
11 12 (1.41%) Drupal
11 12 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (1.29%) Confluence
13 8 (0.94%) MS Project Server
13 8 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (0.70%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.59%) MQSeries
Applications
1 71 (8.31%) MS Office
2 54 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.64%) Fireworks
4 12 (1.41%) Adobe Captivate
5 11 (1.29%) MS Project
5 11 (1.29%) PaintShop Pro
6 9 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.70%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 40 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.59%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.35%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.23%) Staffware
8 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.12%) Tridion
9 1 (0.12%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.04%) SaaS
1 26 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.70%) Office 365
3 5 (0.59%) PaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.23%) Force.com
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.44%) Internet
2 23 (2.69%) HTTP
3 22 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.22%) LDAP
5 14 (1.64%) SSL
6 12 (1.41%) Network Security
7 11 (1.29%) FTP
8 10 (1.17%) Firewall
8 10 (1.17%) Intranet
9 9 (1.05%) VPN
10 7 (0.82%) SMTP
10 7 (0.82%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.82%) SNMP
10 7 (0.82%) TELNET
10 7 (0.82%) 3G
10 7 (0.82%) 2G
10 7 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (0.70%) 4G
11 6 (0.70%) CTI
11 6 (0.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 124 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (9.02%) MySQL
4 70 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (5.62%) Oracle Database
6 43 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 26 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (2.93%) Oracle Database 10g
11 24 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (2.34%) DB2
14 19 (2.22%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.29%) IDOL
16 11 (1.29%) NoSQL
17 9 (1.05%) PowerCenter
18 8 (0.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 143 (16.74%) Visual Studio
2 89 (10.42%) Subversion
3 61 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (5.04%) Eclipse
5 39 (4.57%) Git (software)
6 31 (3.63%) SoapUI
7 27 (3.16%) NUnit
8 26 (3.04%) Jenkins
9 25 (2.93%) JUnit
10 22 (2.58%) Talend Open Studio
11 21 (2.46%) Ant
12 19 (2.22%) Hudson
12 19 (2.22%) SpecFlow
13 18 (2.11%) JIRA
14 17 (1.99%) Dreamweaver
15 14 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (1.64%) Toad
16 11 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (1.17%) Xcode
17 10 (1.17%) Maven
General
1 109 (12.76%) Finance
2 40 (4.68%) Publishing
3 38 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.04%) Retail
5 16 (1.87%) Games
6 15 (1.76%) Marketing
7 13 (1.52%) Legal
8 11 (1.29%) Banking
8 11 (1.29%) Military
9 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.82%) Law
11 6 (0.70%) Automotive
11 6 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) Electronics
13 4 (0.47%) French Language
13 4 (0.47%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 528 (61.83%) Developer
2 138 (16.16%) .NET Developer
3 82 (9.60%) Java Developer
4 80 (9.37%) Consultant
5 66 (7.73%) Analyst
6 44 (5.15%) Web Developer
7 42 (4.92%) Architect
8 41 (4.80%) VB.NET Developer
9 40 (4.68%) C# Developer
9 40 (4.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 35 (4.10%) Senior Developer
11 34 (3.98%) Test Analyst
12 32 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
13 28 (3.28%) Programmer
14 27 (3.16%) PHP Developer
14 27 (3.16%) BizTalk Developer
15 26 (3.04%) Mobile Developer
15 26 (3.04%) Applications Developer
16 25 (2.93%) Software Developer
17 21 (2.46%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (40.52%) .NET
2 313 (36.65%) HTML
3 239 (27.99%) CSS
4 213 (24.94%) Web Services
5 174 (20.37%) ASP.NET
6 166 (19.44%) SOAP
7 151 (17.68%) XSLT
8 145 (16.98%) jQuery
9 141 (16.51%) JSON
10 135 (15.81%) WCF
11 116 (13.58%) Ajax
12 92 (10.77%) REST
13 84 (9.84%) Spring
14 68 (7.96%) HTML5
15 59 (6.91%) .NET Framework
15 59 (6.91%) J2EE
15 59 (6.91%) Middleware
16 51 (5.97%) Hibernate
17 49 (5.74%) LINQ
18 45 (5.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.61%) Mobile App
2 22 (2.58%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.22%) E-Learning
4 16 (1.87%) CMDB
5 15 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.52%) SCORM
8 11 (1.29%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.17%) iSeries
10 9 (1.05%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.94%) Open Source
11 8 (0.94%) Smartphone
11 8 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.82%) W3C
13 6 (0.70%) RIA
13 6 (0.70%) Replication
14 5 (0.59%) Telematics
15 4 (0.47%) iPad
16 3 (0.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 199 (23.30%) Windows
2 86 (10.07%) Linux
3 78 (9.13%) UNIX
4 42 (4.92%) Android
5 33 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (3.16%) Apple iOS
8 21 (2.46%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.82%) Solaris
11 6 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.70%) HPUX
12 4 (0.47%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.47%) AIX
12 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.35%) VMS
13 3 (0.35%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.23%) BlackBerry OS
14 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (16.04%) Scrum
2 129 (15.11%) SOA
3 101 (11.83%) MVC
4 86 (10.07%) Workflow
5 83 (9.72%) OO
6 75 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (6.79%) TDD
7 58 (6.79%) Web Development
8 55 (6.44%) OOP
9 51 (5.97%) Content Management
10 49 (5.74%) UML
10 49 (5.74%) CRM
11 47 (5.50%) Unit Testing
12 40 (4.68%) Software Engineering
13 39 (4.57%) ITIL
14 37 (4.33%) BDD
15 33 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (3.75%) Mobile Application Development
16 32 (3.75%) Data Modelling
17 31 (3.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 345 (40.40%) SQL
2 287 (33.61%) JavaScript
3 253 (29.63%) C#
4 210 (24.59%) Java
5 78 (9.13%) VB.NET
6 56 (6.56%) PHP
6 56 (6.56%) C++
7 50 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 43 (5.04%) C
9 42 (4.92%) PL/SQL
10 38 (4.45%) Perl
11 31 (3.63%) Python
12 29 (3.40%) VB
13 26 (3.04%) Shell Script
14 23 (2.69%) PowerShell
15 20 (2.34%) ActionScript
16 16 (1.87%) ActionScript 2.0
17 14 (1.64%) XPath
18 12 (1.41%) XQuery
19 8 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 122 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 102 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 38 (4.45%) Degree
4 26 (3.04%) ISEB
5 18 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.94%) MCSE
8 6 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.59%) MCTS
10 4 (0.47%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.47%) MCSD
11 3 (0.35%) CISSP
11 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.35%) CISM
12 2 (0.23%) CCNA
13 1 (0.12%) OCP
13 1 (0.12%) OCA
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.27%) QA
2 9 (1.05%) SLA
2 9 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.59%) WCAG
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) WAI
5 1 (0.12%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 10 (1.17%) XenDesktop
1 10 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.05%) vSphere
3 7 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) NFS
6 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.12%) Squid
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (1.41%) SCOM
2 9 (1.05%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (0.82%) Puppet
4 5 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.47%) Ansible
5 4 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.35%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.35%) WMI
7 2 (0.23%) nmon
7 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.23%) MOM
7 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.23%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.12%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 190 (22.25%) Microsoft
2 142 (16.63%) Oracle
3 25 (2.93%) Google
4 23 (2.69%) Adobe
5 22 (2.58%) Talend
6 21 (2.46%) HP
7 18 (2.11%) IBM
7 18 (2.11%) BMC
8 16 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 15 (1.76%) Remedy
9 15 (1.76%) Facebook
10 14 (1.64%) Zend
10 14 (1.64%) SAP
11 13 (1.52%) Twitter
12 12 (1.41%) Sencha
13 11 (1.29%) JBoss
13 11 (1.29%) Business Objects
13 11 (1.29%) Citrix
13 11 (1.29%) Informatica
13 11 (1.29%) CA
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
The Pirbright Institute
Rate: From £36,033 to £37,534 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £28384 - £32566 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Rate: From £26,527 to £31,644 per annum (PR) Fixed term until 31.7.2015
Posted: 15 days ago
Chichester
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Banbury
Hudson - London
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + Market Rate DOE
Posted: 22 days ago