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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 44 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 403 468 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.07% 5.12% 4.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.64% 20.33% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 270 194
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-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
2577 2302 2284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.00% 25.17% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 1301 1280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Surrey -11 92 £400 +23.07% 21
Hampshire -8 91 £400 +6.66% 29
Berkshire -23 60 £325 -16.12% 21
Buckinghamshire +13 52 £325 -4.41% 16
Oxfordshire -9 48 £400 +14.28% 16
West Sussex +9 33 £374 +19.68% 4
Kent -25 10 £350 +40.00% 5
East Sussex -7 7 £425 +37.09% 6
Middlesex -12 1 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 394 (47.07%) SQL
2 307 (36.68%) HTML
3 280 (33.45%) Java
4 226 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
5 214 (25.57%) Web Services
6 210 (25.09%) JavaScript
7 199 (23.78%) SOAP
8 196 (23.42%) Oracle
9 188 (22.46%) CSS
10 156 (18.64%) C#
11 146 (17.44%) Security Cleared
12 139 (16.61%) .NET
13 131 (15.65%) SC Cleared
14 130 (15.53%) UNIX
15 129 (15.41%) JSON
16 120 (14.34%) SQL Server
17 109 (13.02%) Microsoft
18 107 (12.78%) HP
19 106 (12.66%) jQuery
20 103 (12.31%) PL/SQL
21 100 (11.95%) Linux
21 100 (11.95%) TDD
22 95 (11.35%) XSLT
23 89 (10.63%) Finance
23 89 (10.63%) REST
24 86 (10.27%) ASP.NET
25 85 (10.16%) HP Quality Center
26 84 (10.04%) Unit Testing
27 83 (9.92%) SoapUI
27 83 (9.92%) Oracle Database

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (6.57%) WebSphere
2 48 (5.73%) JBoss
3 45 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
4 44 (5.26%) CMS
4 44 (5.26%) Apache
5 35 (4.18%) WebLogic
6 30 (3.58%) IIS
6 30 (3.58%) Tomcat
7 23 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 18 (2.15%) Confluence
10 16 (1.91%) SharePoint
11 14 (1.67%) Node.js
11 14 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (1.55%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.84%) Commerce Server
14 7 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (0.84%) Drupal
15 6 (0.72%) Moodle
Applications
1 62 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.58%) MS Office
3 22 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.31%) FrameMaker
4 11 (1.31%) RoboHelp
5 8 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.60%) MS Project
6 5 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.36%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.72%) Magento
4 5 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.48%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.48%) Cordys
6 3 (0.36%) SmartPlant
6 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
2 14 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 11 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.84%) SaaS
5 6 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.36%) IaaS
6 3 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (8.96%) HTTP
2 49 (5.85%) TCP/IP
3 46 (5.50%) Internet
4 27 (3.23%) LDAP
5 23 (2.75%) FTP
6 19 (2.27%) Intranet
7 11 (1.31%) 3G
7 11 (1.31%) 2G
7 11 (1.31%) LTE
7 11 (1.31%) 4G
8 10 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (1.19%) Extranet
9 8 (0.96%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.84%) DNS
10 7 (0.84%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.60%) Wireless
11 5 (0.60%) IPsec
11 5 (0.60%) LAN
11 5 (0.60%) WAN
12 4 (0.48%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.92%) Oracle Database
3 54 (6.45%) MySQL
4 48 (5.73%) Relational Database
5 44 (5.26%) DB2
6 32 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 30 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
9 28 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (2.99%) Oracle9i Database
11 23 (2.75%) Big Data
12 21 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (1.91%) MS Access
15 15 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (1.67%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (1.31%) DB2 UDB
17 11 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 83 (9.92%) SoapUI
2 79 (9.44%) Visual Studio
3 68 (8.12%) Subversion
4 59 (7.05%) JUnit
5 55 (6.57%) Selenium
6 48 (5.73%) Git (software)
7 46 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (4.66%) Jenkins
9 36 (4.30%) Maven
10 35 (4.18%) JIRA
11 33 (3.94%) Oracle Forms
12 24 (2.87%) Eclipse
13 23 (2.75%) Ant
14 20 (2.39%) Cucumber
15 17 (2.03%) WebDriver
16 14 (1.67%) Fiddler
16 14 (1.67%) Xcode
17 13 (1.55%) PHPUnit
17 13 (1.55%) SpecFlow
18 12 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 89 (10.63%) Finance
2 66 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.35%) Banking
4 27 (3.23%) Publishing
4 27 (3.23%) Marketing
5 20 (2.39%) Retail
6 10 (1.19%) Legal
7 8 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.96%) Automotive
8 7 (0.84%) German Language
9 6 (0.72%) Electronics
10 5 (0.60%) Back Office
11 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.36%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.12%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 398 (47.55%) Developer
2 164 (19.59%) Analyst
3 103 (12.31%) Test Analyst
4 62 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 45 (5.38%) Web Developer
6 38 (4.54%) Consultant
7 37 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
8 33 (3.94%) Architect
9 29 (3.46%) Senior Developer
10 28 (3.35%) .NET Developer
10 28 (3.35%) Tester
11 27 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
12 26 (3.11%) ServiceNow Developer
13 25 (2.99%) Software Engineer
13 25 (2.99%) Applications Support
14 22 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
15 20 (2.39%) Support Analyst
15 20 (2.39%) Test Manager
16 19 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
17 18 (2.15%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (36.68%) HTML
2 214 (25.57%) Web Services
3 199 (23.78%) SOAP
4 188 (22.46%) CSS
5 139 (16.61%) .NET
6 129 (15.41%) JSON
7 106 (12.66%) jQuery
8 95 (11.35%) XSLT
9 89 (10.63%) REST
10 86 (10.27%) ASP.NET
11 83 (9.92%) Ajax
12 73 (8.72%) Spring
13 71 (8.48%) JMS
14 67 (8.00%) HTML5
15 57 (6.81%) WCF
16 55 (6.57%) XML Messaging
17 50 (5.97%) XSD
18 48 (5.73%) J2EE
18 48 (5.73%) .NET Framework
19 46 (5.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.35%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.23%) CMDB
4 21 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.03%) User Experience
6 16 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.79%) Clustering
8 13 (1.55%) DataPower
9 12 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.31%) W3C
11 10 (1.19%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.19%) iPhone
11 10 (1.19%) iPad
12 8 (0.96%) NHS
12 8 (0.96%) Replication
13 6 (0.72%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.72%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.60%) TRADACOMS
14 5 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 130 (15.53%) UNIX
2 100 (11.95%) Linux
3 82 (9.80%) Windows
4 17 (2.03%) AIX
4 17 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.84%) Android
9 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.60%) CentOS
10 5 (0.60%) Solaris
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (11.95%) TDD
3 84 (10.04%) Unit Testing
4 82 (9.80%) Test Scripting
5 81 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 79 (9.44%) ITIL
7 70 (8.36%) System Testing
8 69 (8.24%) SOA
9 67 (8.00%) Scrum
10 65 (7.77%) MVC
11 64 (7.65%) OO
12 62 (7.41%) BDD
13 61 (7.29%) Test Management
14 59 (7.05%) Web Development
15 58 (6.93%) Use Case
16 48 (5.73%) E-Commerce
17 46 (5.50%) SDLC
18 44 (5.26%) Validation
19 42 (5.02%) UML
20 38 (4.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 394 (47.07%) SQL
2 280 (33.45%) Java
3 210 (25.09%) JavaScript
4 156 (18.64%) C#
5 103 (12.31%) PL/SQL
6 64 (7.65%) Shell Script
7 60 (7.17%) VBScript
8 53 (6.33%) Perl
8 53 (6.33%) PowerShell
9 41 (4.90%) VB
10 39 (4.66%) T-SQL
11 38 (4.54%) PHP
12 37 (4.42%) Python
13 36 (4.30%) C++
14 28 (3.35%) XPath
15 27 (3.23%) XQuery
16 24 (2.87%) VB.NET
17 21 (2.51%) C
18 14 (1.67%) Objective-C
19 12 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 146 (17.44%) Security Cleared
2 131 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 53 (6.33%) ISTQB
4 50 (5.97%) Degree
5 35 (4.18%) ISEB
6 28 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (2.63%) MCITP
8 18 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (2.03%) MCSA
10 11 (1.31%) CISSP
11 7 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.72%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.72%) HND
13 5 (0.60%) HNC
13 5 (0.60%) CCNP
13 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.48%) CCNA
14 4 (0.48%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.48%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.50%) QA
2 10 (1.19%) SLA
3 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) TickIT
5 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 85 (10.16%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.91%) Puppet
3 12 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.31%) Ansible
5 8 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.24%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.24%) WMI
8 2 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.24%) OVSD
8 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Netcool
9 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.12%) Control-M
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 196 (23.42%) Oracle
2 109 (13.02%) Microsoft
3 107 (12.78%) HP
4 49 (5.85%) IBM
5 32 (3.82%) CA
6 30 (3.58%) Adobe
6 30 (3.58%) SAP
7 29 (3.46%) BMC
7 29 (3.46%) ServiceNow
8 14 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.31%) VMware
9 11 (1.31%) Progress
10 10 (1.19%) webMethods
11 9 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.08%) Google
12 7 (0.84%) Ab Initio
12 7 (0.84%) Sencha
12 7 (0.84%) Twitter
13 6 (0.72%) Cyber-Ark
13 6 (0.72%) TIBCO
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