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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 46 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 411 441 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.12% 5.20% 6.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.82% 20.50% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 272 250
Average daily rate
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£353 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 29
Average hourly rate £21.58 £35.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.21% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
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
2307 2151 2263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.12% 25.37% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1221 1155
Average daily rate £363 £342 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 94
Average hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Hampshire -15 106 £348 +6.64% 30
Surrey -2 103 £401 +10.48% 29
Berkshire -32 67 £333 -11.20% 31
Oxfordshire +3 53 £488 +11.42% 26
Buckinghamshire -26 20 £284 -9.20% 12
East Sussex +8 16 £225 +50.00% 11
West Sussex -1 13 £340 -9.33% 7
Kent -2 11 £333 -11.33% 11
Middlesex +2 7 £275 -26.66% 3
Thames Valley - 2 £230 -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 374 (42.65%) SQL
2 330 (37.63%) HTML
3 269 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 258 (29.42%) Java
5 238 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
6 223 (25.43%) CSS
7 214 (24.40%) .NET
8 191 (21.78%) SQL Server
9 185 (21.09%) Web Services
10 181 (20.64%) XSLT
11 180 (20.52%) Microsoft
12 175 (19.95%) C#
13 165 (18.81%) MVC
14 149 (16.99%) ASP.NET
15 145 (16.53%) JSON
16 144 (16.42%) Windows
17 140 (15.96%) jQuery
18 135 (15.39%) REST
19 133 (15.17%) Security Cleared
20 132 (15.05%) Spring
21 130 (14.82%) Oracle
22 119 (13.57%) Scrum
23 116 (13.23%) SOA
24 112 (12.77%) Linux
25 111 (12.66%) Ajax
25 111 (12.66%) TDD
26 109 (12.43%) SOAP
27 107 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
28 93 (10.60%) WCF
29 92 (10.49%) Internet

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 64 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 62 (7.07%) Apache
3 57 (6.50%) CMS
4 42 (4.79%) WebLogic
4 42 (4.79%) IIS
5 41 (4.68%) Tomcat
6 31 (3.53%) WebSphere
7 25 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (2.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (2.28%) Node.js
10 18 (2.05%) Drupal
11 16 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (1.71%) Confluence
13 14 (1.60%) Alfresco
14 10 (1.14%) SAS
14 10 (1.14%) Documentum
14 10 (1.14%) JBoss
14 10 (1.14%) ColdFusion
15 7 (0.80%) TeamSite
Applications
1 61 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.68%) MS Office
3 24 (2.74%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.48%) Fireworks
5 9 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.03%) InfoPath
5 9 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
6 8 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.34%) PaintShop Pro
9 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.23%) SPSS
10 1 (0.11%) MS Project
10 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.46%) Magento
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.23%) Tridion
7 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.82%) SaaS
3 10 (1.14%) Force.com
4 3 (0.34%) GitHub
4 3 (0.34%) Office 365
5 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (10.49%) Internet
2 37 (4.22%) HTTP
3 17 (1.94%) Firewall
4 16 (1.82%) DNS
4 16 (1.82%) FTP
4 16 (1.82%) SSL
5 13 (1.48%) X.400
5 13 (1.48%) X.500
6 10 (1.14%) DHCP
7 9 (1.03%) SNMP
7 9 (1.03%) 3G
7 9 (1.03%) LDAP
7 9 (1.03%) 2G
7 9 (1.03%) Radio Access Network
7 9 (1.03%) LTE
8 8 (0.91%) SMTP
8 8 (0.91%) Telnet
8 8 (0.91%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.80%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 75 (8.55%) Relational Database
3 72 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 64 (7.30%) MySQL
5 42 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (4.56%) Oracle Database
7 39 (4.45%) RDBMS
8 36 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 31 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (2.28%) PowerCenter
13 18 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (2.05%) Ingres
14 15 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.60%) DTS
16 12 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 89 (10.15%) Subversion
2 71 (8.10%) Visual Studio
3 63 (7.18%) Maven
4 62 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 61 (6.96%) Jenkins
6 58 (6.61%) Git (software)
7 57 (6.50%) Ant
8 44 (5.02%) JUnit
9 39 (4.45%) JIRA
10 29 (3.31%) Eclipse
11 27 (3.08%) Selenium
12 24 (2.74%) NUnit
13 20 (2.28%) CruiseControl
14 19 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
15 17 (1.94%) ClearCase
15 17 (1.94%) GoogleTest
15 17 (1.94%) CppUnit
16 16 (1.82%) ClearQuest
17 15 (1.71%) Toad
18 11 (1.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 86 (9.81%) Finance
2 75 (8.55%) Publishing
3 34 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.31%) Marketing
5 20 (2.28%) Banking
6 16 (1.82%) Games
7 13 (1.48%) Military
7 13 (1.48%) Legal
8 10 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.80%) Electronics
10 4 (0.46%) German Language
11 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.34%) Retail
11 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.34%) Swedish Language
11 3 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.23%) Danish Language
12 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.23%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 529 (60.32%) Developer
2 93 (10.60%) Java Developer
3 78 (8.89%) .NET Developer
4 67 (7.64%) Analyst
5 58 (6.61%) Web Developer
6 56 (6.39%) Consultant
7 44 (5.02%) Architect
8 39 (4.45%) Senior Developer
9 36 (4.10%) Lead Developer
10 34 (3.88%) Test Analyst
11 31 (3.53%) Mobile Developer
12 30 (3.42%) Software Developer
12 30 (3.42%) C# Developer
13 29 (3.31%) Software Engineer
14 28 (3.19%) Front-End Developer
15 22 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (2.51%) PHP Developer
16 21 (2.39%) Informatica Developer
17 19 (2.17%) SharePoint Developer
17 19 (2.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (37.63%) HTML
2 223 (25.43%) CSS
3 214 (24.40%) .NET
4 185 (21.09%) Web Services
5 181 (20.64%) XSLT
6 149 (16.99%) ASP.NET
7 145 (16.53%) JSON
8 140 (15.96%) jQuery
9 135 (15.39%) REST
10 132 (15.05%) Spring
11 111 (12.66%) Ajax
12 109 (12.43%) SOAP
13 93 (10.60%) WCF
14 87 (9.92%) HTML5
15 70 (7.98%) J2EE
16 62 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 48 (5.47%) JMS
17 48 (5.47%) .NET Framework
18 46 (5.25%) RESTful
19 43 (4.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.08%) User Experience
4 26 (2.96%) W3C
5 25 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.28%) Open Source
8 18 (2.05%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.37%) E-Learning
11 10 (1.14%) Smart Meter
11 10 (1.14%) Replication
11 10 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.03%) DTV
12 9 (1.03%) Derivative
12 9 (1.03%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.03%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.03%) iPhone
13 8 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 144 (16.42%) Windows
2 112 (12.77%) Linux
3 80 (9.12%) UNIX
4 32 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.37%) Android
7 10 (1.14%) Solaris
8 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.91%) AIX
10 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.23%) CentOS
12 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.23%) SUSE
12 2 (0.23%) Debian
13 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.11%) zOS
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (18.81%) MVC
3 119 (13.57%) Scrum
4 116 (13.23%) SOA
5 111 (12.66%) TDD
6 107 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 84 (9.58%) Unit Testing
8 75 (8.55%) OO
9 62 (7.07%) Workflow
9 62 (7.07%) ITIL
10 61 (6.96%) Software Engineering
11 51 (5.82%) Web Development
12 50 (5.70%) CRM
13 49 (5.59%) OOP
14 45 (5.13%) Use Case
15 44 (5.02%) E-Commerce
15 44 (5.02%) UML
16 43 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
17 37 (4.22%) Migration
18 35 (3.99%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 374 (42.65%) SQL
2 269 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 258 (29.42%) Java
4 175 (19.95%) C#
5 77 (8.78%) Python
6 61 (6.96%) PHP
7 57 (6.50%) XQuery
8 56 (6.39%) VB.NET
9 55 (6.27%) VBScript
10 53 (6.04%) PowerShell
11 46 (5.25%) T-SQL
12 41 (4.68%) XPath
13 39 (4.45%) PL/SQL
14 38 (4.33%) C++
15 37 (4.22%) C
16 32 (3.65%) Perl
17 25 (2.85%) VB
18 16 (1.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 16 (1.82%) Shell Script
19 13 (1.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 133 (15.17%) Security Cleared
2 90 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 48 (5.47%) Degree
4 33 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.08%) MCITP
6 25 (2.85%) MCSA
7 22 (2.51%) DV Cleared
7 22 (2.51%) ISEB
8 10 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.80%) MCTS
10 6 (0.68%) HND
11 5 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.46%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.34%) HNC
13 3 (0.34%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.34%) PMP
13 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.90%) QA
2 10 (1.14%) CDISC
3 6 (0.68%) SLA
4 3 (0.34%) HL7
4 3 (0.34%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.48%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (1.14%) KVM
4 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.34%) vSphere
5 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (2.62%) Oracle Identity Management
2 19 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.14%) Vagrant
5 10 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (1.03%) Puppet
7 8 (0.91%) SCOM
8 6 (0.68%) SCCM
9 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.46%) Ansible
10 3 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.34%) SCSM
10 3 (0.34%) WMI
11 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.11%) MOM
11 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 180 (20.52%) Microsoft
2 130 (14.82%) Oracle
3 40 (4.56%) Google
4 32 (3.65%) Twitter
4 32 (3.65%) Adobe
5 29 (3.31%) Facebook
6 25 (2.85%) Informatica
7 24 (2.74%) IBM
7 24 (2.74%) SAP
8 20 (2.28%) HP
9 19 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.60%) Telerik
11 12 (1.37%) Cognos
12 11 (1.25%) Business Objects
13 10 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 9 (1.03%) Software AG
14 9 (1.03%) Clearswift
14 9 (1.03%) Open Text
14 9 (1.03%) Jaspersoft
15 8 (0.91%) Huawei
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £31000 - £37500 Per Annum Outstanding benefits, 33 days holi
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Hudson - London
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Rate: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £21.58 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago