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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 40 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 377 364 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.17% 4.32% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.30% 17.27% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 189 223
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 20
Average hourly rate £44.25 £37.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.59% +17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £19.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2179 2108 2152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.10% 25.00% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1218 1135 1112
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £20.05 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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
Surrey +11 94 £240 -31.42% 34
Berkshire -9 78 £388 -3.12% 27
Hampshire -13 74 £375 +13.63% 19
Kent +25 44 £275 - 6
Buckinghamshire -18 30 £300 -7.69% 10
Middlesex +7 15 £388 +10.71% 2
Oxfordshire -1 14 £306 +1.23% 13
East Sussex -13 11 £200 -42.02% 12
West Sussex -20 4 £313 -10.71% 11
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 348 (42.91%) SQL
2 311 (38.35%) .NET
3 294 (36.25%) SQL Server
4 293 (36.13%) HTML
5 257 (31.69%) JavaScript
6 247 (30.46%) C#
7 218 (26.88%) CSS
8 214 (26.39%) Java
9 211 (26.02%) Web Services
10 188 (23.18%) Microsoft
11 185 (22.81%) ASP.NET
12 175 (21.58%) Windows
13 139 (17.14%) Visual Studio
14 137 (16.89%) XSLT
14 137 (16.89%) MVC
15 133 (16.40%) JSON
15 133 (16.40%) WCF
16 131 (16.15%) SOAP
17 129 (15.91%) Oracle
17 129 (15.91%) jQuery
18 123 (15.17%) Scrum
19 122 (15.04%) REST
20 108 (13.32%) SOA
21 106 (13.07%) SQL Server 2008
22 102 (12.58%) Spring
23 101 (12.45%) Ajax
24 100 (12.33%) Security Cleared
25 94 (11.59%) Finance
26 90 (11.10%) TDD
27 89 (10.97%) Agile Software Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 83 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 54 (6.66%) IIS
3 43 (5.30%) CMS
4 42 (5.18%) BizTalk Server
5 41 (5.06%) WebSphere
6 31 (3.82%) Tomcat
7 24 (2.96%) Apache
8 23 (2.84%) Confluence
9 20 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
10 19 (2.34%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.73%) Drupal
11 14 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.36%) Documentum
13 9 (1.11%) ColdFusion
13 9 (1.11%) Liferay
14 8 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.86%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.62%) ArcGIS
16 5 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 4 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 76 (9.37%) MS Office
2 64 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.36%) InfoPath
5 9 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.86%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.49%) PaintShop Pro
9 4 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.37%) MS Project
11 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.37%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.37%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) Magento
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.22%) SaaS
3 10 (1.23%) Force.com
3 10 (1.23%) Office 365
4 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 81 (9.99%) Internet
2 29 (3.58%) HTTP
3 18 (2.22%) LDAP
4 15 (1.85%) SSL
5 14 (1.73%) Firewall
6 13 (1.60%) FTP
7 12 (1.48%) DNS
8 11 (1.36%) SNMP
8 11 (1.36%) 4G
9 9 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (1.11%) Kerberos
9 9 (1.11%) Telnet
10 8 (0.99%) X.400
10 8 (0.99%) X.500
10 8 (0.99%) 2G
10 8 (0.99%) 3G
10 8 (0.99%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.99%) VPN
11 7 (0.86%) Network Security
12 6 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 106 (13.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (8.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 69 (8.51%) MySQL
5 58 (7.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 38 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (4.56%) Relational Database
8 37 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (2.71%) DB2
11 19 (2.34%) DTS
11 19 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.10%) IDOL
13 16 (1.97%) PowerCenter
14 15 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 139 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 83 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (9.25%) Subversion
4 45 (5.55%) Eclipse
5 44 (5.43%) JUnit
6 36 (4.44%) JIRA
7 29 (3.58%) Jenkins
8 23 (2.84%) Git (software)
9 22 (2.71%) SoapUI
10 21 (2.59%) Ant
11 20 (2.47%) NUnit
12 17 (2.10%) Selenium
12 17 (2.10%) Maven
13 16 (1.97%) SpecFlow
14 14 (1.73%) Hudson
15 13 (1.60%) Dreamweaver
16 12 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
17 11 (1.36%) Toad
18 10 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
19 9 (1.11%) MSTest
General
1 94 (11.59%) Finance
2 42 (5.18%) Publishing
3 29 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.96%) Games
5 22 (2.71%) Marketing
6 20 (2.47%) Retail
7 19 (2.34%) Banking
8 13 (1.60%) Legal
9 11 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.23%) Military
11 9 (1.11%) Electronics
12 8 (0.99%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.49%) Back Office
14 4 (0.49%) Automotive
14 4 (0.49%) Law
15 3 (0.37%) Swedish Language
15 3 (0.37%) Danish Language
15 3 (0.37%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 490 (60.42%) Developer
2 116 (14.30%) .NET Developer
3 82 (10.11%) Analyst
4 69 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 61 (7.52%) Consultant
6 54 (6.66%) Web Developer
7 51 (6.29%) Architect
8 44 (5.43%) Test Analyst
9 42 (5.18%) Senior Developer
10 37 (4.56%) Mobile Developer
11 35 (4.32%) ASP.NET Developer
12 34 (4.19%) Lead Developer
12 34 (4.19%) VB.NET Developer
13 32 (3.95%) C# Developer
14 27 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
15 25 (3.08%) Test Engineer
15 25 (3.08%) Software Developer
16 19 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
17 18 (2.22%) Applications Developer
17 18 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (38.35%) .NET
2 293 (36.13%) HTML
3 218 (26.88%) CSS
4 211 (26.02%) Web Services
5 185 (22.81%) ASP.NET
6 137 (16.89%) XSLT
7 133 (16.40%) JSON
7 133 (16.40%) WCF
8 131 (16.15%) SOAP
9 129 (15.91%) jQuery
10 122 (15.04%) REST
11 102 (12.58%) Spring
12 101 (12.45%) Ajax
13 66 (8.14%) J2EE
14 62 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 59 (7.27%) .NET Framework
16 55 (6.78%) HTML5
17 42 (5.18%) Middleware
18 41 (5.06%) XSD
19 39 (4.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 21 (2.59%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 16 (1.97%) CMDB
5 12 (1.48%) W3C
5 12 (1.48%) E-Learning
6 11 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (0.99%) Replication
7 8 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 7 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 7 (0.86%) Blackberry
8 7 (0.86%) SCORM
8 7 (0.86%) Mathematics
8 7 (0.86%) Open Source
9 6 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.74%) Wiki
9 6 (0.74%) DTV
10 5 (0.62%) AS400
10 5 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 175 (21.58%) Windows
2 64 (7.89%) Linux
3 59 (7.27%) UNIX
4 41 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (2.34%) Android
7 15 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.36%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.11%) Solaris
11 8 (0.99%) AIX
12 4 (0.49%) VMS
12 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.49%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.25%) SUSE
13 2 (0.25%) Debian
13 2 (0.25%) HPUX
14 1 (0.12%) zOS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (16.89%) MVC
2 123 (15.17%) Scrum
3 108 (13.32%) SOA
4 90 (11.10%) TDD
5 89 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (8.75%) Web Development
7 70 (8.63%) Workflow
8 69 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 63 (7.77%) CRM
10 60 (7.40%) E-Commerce
10 60 (7.40%) OO
11 48 (5.92%) Content Management
12 44 (5.43%) BDD
13 41 (5.06%) Use Case
14 40 (4.93%) ITIL
15 39 (4.81%) OOP
15 39 (4.81%) Validation
15 39 (4.81%) Mobile Application Development
16 38 (4.69%) UML
17 35 (4.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 348 (42.91%) SQL
2 257 (31.69%) JavaScript
3 247 (30.46%) C#
4 214 (26.39%) Java
5 87 (10.73%) VB.NET
6 66 (8.14%) T-SQL
7 47 (5.80%) C
8 46 (5.67%) C++
8 46 (5.67%) PHP
9 44 (5.43%) Python
10 39 (4.81%) VB
11 38 (4.69%) PL/SQL
12 31 (3.82%) Perl
13 24 (2.96%) VBScript
14 22 (2.71%) XQuery
15 19 (2.34%) VB6
16 16 (1.97%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.97%) PowerShell
17 13 (1.60%) XPath
17 13 (1.60%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 100 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 75 (9.25%) SC Cleared
3 51 (6.29%) Degree
4 31 (3.82%) ISEB
5 23 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.73%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.99%) MCSE
8 7 (0.86%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.74%) MCTS
10 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.49%) CISSP
11 4 (0.49%) MCSD
11 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.49%) CISM
12 3 (0.37%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.29%) QA
2 13 (1.60%) SLA
3 9 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.62%) WCAG
5 4 (0.49%) CDISC
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) WAI
6 1 (0.12%) EMIR
6 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
5 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (0.99%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (0.74%) Puppet
2 6 (0.74%) Data Guard
2 6 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (0.62%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.49%) Ansible
4 4 (0.49%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.37%) SCOM
6 2 (0.25%) WMI
7 1 (0.12%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.12%) MOM
7 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 188 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 129 (15.91%) Oracle
3 50 (6.17%) Google
4 36 (4.44%) Facebook
4 36 (4.44%) Twitter
5 22 (2.71%) HP
6 21 (2.59%) ServiceNow
7 19 (2.34%) SAP
8 18 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (2.10%) Informatica
9 17 (2.10%) BMC
10 16 (1.97%) IBM
11 15 (1.85%) Adobe
12 14 (1.73%) hybris
13 12 (1.48%) Talend
13 12 (1.48%) CA
13 12 (1.48%) Business Objects
14 11 (1.36%) Meridio
15 9 (1.11%) Sencha
15 9 (1.11%) Ericsson
Surrey
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £415 - £435 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £210 - £215 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent salary + training
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 15 days ago