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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 39 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 390 403 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.50% 4.07% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.50% 15.56% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 260 270
Median daily rate £386 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.50 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
2363 2590 2276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.29% 26.14% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1501 1701 1284
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 49 44
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £17.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 119 £350 -12.50% 10
Berkshire +21 76 £375 +15.38% 17
Surrey -8 68 £425 +6.25% 17
Buckinghamshire +4 39 £313 -3.84% 7
Oxfordshire -22 30 £445 +11.25% 4
West Sussex -10 25 £375 +0.26% 4
Kent +11 14 £325 -7.14% 6
Middlesex +5 6 £400 -
Sussex - 5 £238 -
East Sussex +5 4 £325 -23.52% 5
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 369 (46.01%) SQL
2 311 (38.78%) Java
3 287 (35.79%) HTML
4 270 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
5 267 (33.29%) JavaScript
6 232 (28.93%) Web Services
7 220 (27.43%) Oracle
8 217 (27.06%) CSS
9 200 (24.94%) C#
9 200 (24.94%) .NET
10 186 (23.19%) SQL Server
11 165 (20.57%) Linux
12 159 (19.83%) JSON
13 153 (19.08%) Scrum
14 148 (18.45%) SOAP
15 133 (16.58%) Unix
16 129 (16.08%) jQuery
17 127 (15.84%) Security Cleared
18 124 (15.46%) Microsoft
19 123 (15.34%) Windows
20 121 (15.09%) ASP.NET
21 106 (13.22%) Spring
21 106 (13.22%) REST
22 105 (13.09%) SC Cleared
23 102 (12.72%) XSLT
24 98 (12.22%) MVC
25 97 (12.09%) Subversion
26 96 (11.97%) Web Development
27 94 (11.72%) JBoss
28 92 (11.47%) 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 94 (11.72%) JBoss
2 80 (9.98%) Tomcat
3 73 (9.10%) CMS
4 71 (8.85%) Apache
5 57 (7.11%) IIS
6 54 (6.73%) WebSphere
7 44 (5.49%) SharePoint
8 35 (4.36%) WebLogic
9 31 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
10 30 (3.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 19 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
13 13 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (1.25%) Confluence
16 8 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
16 8 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.75%) MS Office
3 11 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.12%) MS Project
6 3 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.25%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.75%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.50%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.37%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.25%) AWD
7 2 (0.25%) Magento
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.87%) PaaS
5 14 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 14 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (1.25%) Boomi
7 8 (1.00%) Office 365
8 7 (0.87%) Bluemix
8 7 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.50%) Force.com
9 4 (0.50%) IaaS
10 3 (0.37%) GitHub
10 3 (0.37%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.37%) SaaS
11 2 (0.25%) FinancialForce.com
11 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.12%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.24%) HTTP
2 28 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.12%) DNS
4 24 (2.99%) LDAP
5 23 (2.87%) Internet
6 22 (2.74%) SSL
7 15 (1.87%) VPN
8 14 (1.75%) DHCP
9 11 (1.37%) Firewall
9 11 (1.37%) IPsec
9 11 (1.37%) Kerberos
9 11 (1.37%) Software-Defined Networking
10 10 (1.25%) BGP
10 10 (1.25%) IPv6
10 10 (1.25%) SNMP
11 8 (1.00%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.75%) FTP
13 4 (0.50%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.50%) LAN
13 4 (0.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 82 (10.22%) Oracle Database
3 54 (6.73%) MySQL
4 38 (4.74%) MongoDB
5 35 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (2.37%) MS Access
12 17 (2.12%) Relational Database
13 13 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.50%) NoSQL
15 11 (1.37%) DB2
16 10 (1.25%) VoltDB
17 9 (1.12%) Hadoop
18 8 (1.00%) Big Data
19 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (12.09%) Subversion
2 90 (11.22%) Selenium
2 90 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (9.10%) JUnit
3 73 (9.10%) SoapUI
3 73 (9.10%) Visual Studio
4 63 (7.86%) JIRA
5 60 (7.48%) Git (software)
6 59 (7.36%) Cucumber
7 56 (6.98%) Eclipse
8 39 (4.86%) Maven
9 32 (3.99%) Oracle Forms
10 31 (3.87%) Gradle
10 31 (3.87%) Jenkins
11 27 (3.37%) SpecFlow
12 25 (3.12%) NUnit
12 25 (3.12%) TeamCity
13 22 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (2.49%) Checkstyle
14 20 (2.49%) FindBugs
General
1 63 (7.86%) Finance
2 35 (4.36%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.99%) Publishing
4 20 (2.49%) Marketing
4 20 (2.49%) Retail
5 13 (1.62%) Banking
6 6 (0.75%) Legal
6 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.50%) Advertising
7 4 (0.50%) Back Office
7 4 (0.50%) Games
8 3 (0.37%) Electronics
8 3 (0.37%) Military
9 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) French Language
10 1 (0.12%) German Language
10 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 448 (55.86%) Developer
2 111 (13.84%) Java Developer
3 98 (12.22%) Analyst
4 84 (10.47%) .NET Developer
5 52 (6.48%) C# Developer
6 50 (6.23%) Test Analyst
7 49 (6.11%) SQL Developer
8 46 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (4.49%) Designer
10 35 (4.36%) Architect
10 35 (4.36%) Consultant
11 34 (4.24%) Oracle Developer
12 30 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 28 (3.49%) Senior Developer
13 28 (3.49%) Web Developer
14 25 (3.12%) Sitecore Developer
14 25 (3.12%) Software Engineer
15 24 (2.99%) Support Engineer
16 23 (2.87%) Applications Support
16 23 (2.87%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (35.79%) HTML
2 232 (28.93%) Web Services
3 217 (27.06%) CSS
4 200 (24.94%) .NET
5 159 (19.83%) JSON
6 148 (18.45%) SOAP
7 129 (16.08%) jQuery
8 121 (15.09%) ASP.NET
9 106 (13.22%) REST
9 106 (13.22%) Spring
10 102 (12.72%) XSLT
11 92 (11.47%) HTML5
12 67 (8.35%) WCF
13 56 (6.98%) Hibernate
14 52 (6.48%) .NET Framework
14 52 (6.48%) J2EE
15 51 (6.36%) Ajax
16 50 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (5.74%) XSD
18 44 (5.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.37%) Algorithms
4 19 (2.37%) Mathematics
5 17 (2.12%) PKI
6 16 (2.00%) Cryptography
6 16 (2.00%) Smart Meter
7 15 (1.87%) N-Tier
8 14 (1.75%) iPad
9 12 (1.50%) iPhone
9 12 (1.50%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.12%) Blog
11 9 (1.12%) DataPower
11 9 (1.12%) Statistics
12 8 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.87%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.87%) User Experience
14 6 (0.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 165 (20.57%) Linux
2 133 (16.58%) Unix
3 123 (15.34%) Windows
4 56 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 17 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.75%) CentOS
8 13 (1.62%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.25%) Android
11 10 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.00%) AIX
13 4 (0.50%) zOS
14 3 (0.37%) Solaris
15 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.12%) Debian
16 1 (0.12%) SUSE
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (19.08%) Scrum
3 98 (12.22%) MVC
4 96 (11.97%) Web Development
5 89 (11.10%) SOA
6 67 (8.35%) TDD
6 67 (8.35%) Workflow
7 61 (7.61%) ITIL
8 59 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (7.23%) Waterfall
10 54 (6.73%) SDLC
11 52 (6.48%) Content Management
11 52 (6.48%) UML
12 50 (6.23%) Data Modelling
13 48 (5.99%) Functional Testing
14 47 (5.86%) Integration Testing
14 47 (5.86%) Unit Testing
15 43 (5.36%) Software Engineering
16 42 (5.24%) DevOps
16 42 (5.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 369 (46.01%) SQL
2 311 (38.78%) Java
3 267 (33.29%) JavaScript
4 200 (24.94%) C#
5 74 (9.23%) PHP
6 73 (9.10%) PL/SQL
7 61 (7.61%) T-SQL
8 56 (6.98%) VB
9 49 (6.11%) C++
10 39 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 39 (4.86%) VB.NET
11 38 (4.74%) Python
12 35 (4.36%) Shell Script
12 35 (4.36%) VBScript
13 29 (3.62%) C
14 21 (2.62%) Scala
14 21 (2.62%) VB6
15 19 (2.37%) VBA
15 19 (2.37%) XPath
16 15 (1.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 127 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 105 (13.09%) SC Cleared
3 70 (8.73%) Degree
4 34 (4.24%) ISEB
5 19 (2.37%) ISTQB
5 19 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.50%) CCNP
7 12 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.12%) MCSA
9 9 (1.12%) MCSE
10 8 (1.00%) MCITP
11 6 (0.75%) MCSD
12 5 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.50%) MCTS
14 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.25%) MCDBA
14 2 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.73%) QA
2 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.12%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) SDET
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.24%) Docker
3 15 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.25%) KVM
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.25%) NDS
7 2 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.25%) XenServer
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.75%) Ansible
3 9 (1.12%) Puppet
3 9 (1.12%) SCOM
3 9 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.50%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.37%) Nagios
6 3 (0.37%) SCCM
6 3 (0.37%) WMI
7 2 (0.25%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.25%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.25%) yum
8 1 (0.12%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 220 (27.43%) Oracle
2 124 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.36%) IBM
4 34 (4.24%) Sitecore
5 31 (3.87%) HP
6 23 (2.87%) SAP
7 19 (2.37%) ServiceNow
8 18 (2.24%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.87%) BMC
11 13 (1.62%) Adobe
12 12 (1.50%) Remedy
13 11 (1.37%) DevExpress
13 11 (1.37%) Twitter
13 11 (1.37%) VMware
14 10 (1.25%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.25%) Dell
14 10 (1.25%) Google
14 10 (1.25%) Reuters
14 10 (1.25%) Talend
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £320 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 16 days ago
Thatcham
IBS Consulting
Posted: 21 days ago