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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 41 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 361 380 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.31% 3.83% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.43% 14.99% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 242 280
Median daily rate £390 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.52 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.39% +11.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £20.00 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
2339 2535 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.96% 25.53% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1691 1289
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 52 37
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +9 108 £351 -12.37% 17
Berkshire +26 75 £400 +23.07% 15
Surrey -5 59 £400 - 17
Oxfordshire -18 35 £438 +45.83% 6
Buckinghamshire -8 34 £365 +10.18% 10
West Sussex -11 20 £370 +2.20% 3
East Sussex +4 11 £325 -21.21% 6
Kent +2 8 £325 -10.34% 7
Middlesex +2 2 £400 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 357 (46.36%) SQL
2 318 (41.30%) Java
3 285 (37.01%) HTML
4 281 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
5 258 (33.51%) JavaScript
6 230 (29.87%) Web Services
7 197 (25.58%) CSS
8 193 (25.06%) C#
9 189 (24.55%) .NET
9 189 (24.55%) Oracle
10 174 (22.60%) JSON
11 173 (22.47%) SQL Server
12 165 (21.43%) Linux
13 133 (17.27%) SOAP
14 132 (17.14%) Scrum
15 120 (15.58%) ASP.NET
15 120 (15.58%) XSLT
16 116 (15.06%) Windows
16 116 (15.06%) Microsoft
17 115 (14.94%) Unix
17 115 (14.94%) Spring
18 113 (14.68%) Security Cleared
19 112 (14.55%) jQuery
20 110 (14.29%) REST
21 100 (12.99%) Selenium
22 97 (12.60%) JBoss
23 93 (12.08%) SC Cleared
23 93 (12.08%) Team Foundation Server
24 92 (11.95%) Web Development
25 91 (11.82%) 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 97 (12.60%) JBoss
2 86 (11.17%) Tomcat
3 74 (9.61%) CMS
4 67 (8.70%) Apache
5 61 (7.92%) WebSphere
6 54 (7.01%) IIS
7 44 (5.71%) SharePoint
8 38 (4.94%) WebLogic
9 31 (4.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 29 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 26 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 13 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
13 12 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (1.30%) Confluence
16 8 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
16 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.91%) Documentum
Applications
1 56 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.30%) MS Office
4 9 (1.17%) MS Project
5 8 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.65%) AWD
3 5 (0.65%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.39%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.26%) Magento
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 22 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
3 21 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.95%) PaaS
6 9 (1.17%) Office 365
7 7 (0.91%) Bluemix
7 7 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.52%) GitHub
9 3 (0.39%) Boomi
9 3 (0.39%) Force.com
9 3 (0.39%) IaaS
9 3 (0.39%) SaaS
10 2 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
10 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.42%) HTTP
2 25 (3.25%) Internet
3 24 (3.12%) LDAP
4 19 (2.47%) DNS
5 17 (2.21%) TCP/IP
6 16 (2.08%) SSL
7 11 (1.43%) Kerberos
7 11 (1.43%) SNMP
8 10 (1.30%) Firewall
9 8 (1.04%) DHCP
9 8 (1.04%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.78%) FTP
11 5 (0.65%) IPsec
11 5 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (0.65%) VPN
12 4 (0.52%) BGP
12 4 (0.52%) Intranet
12 4 (0.52%) IPv6
12 4 (0.52%) PuTTY
13 3 (0.39%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.44%) Oracle Database
3 54 (7.01%) MySQL
4 41 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 32 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.08%) DB2
9 16 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (1.82%) MS Access
10 14 (1.82%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.69%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.30%) VoltDB
14 9 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.91%) Big Data
17 5 (0.65%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 100 (12.99%) Selenium
2 93 (12.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 85 (11.04%) Subversion
4 77 (10.00%) JUnit
5 70 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 70 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 70 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 64 (8.31%) JIRA
7 62 (8.05%) SoapUI
8 53 (6.88%) Eclipse
9 42 (5.45%) Maven
10 41 (5.32%) Jenkins
11 38 (4.94%) Gradle
12 29 (3.77%) SpecFlow
13 25 (3.25%) NUnit
14 23 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (2.86%) TeamCity
16 20 (2.60%) JMeter
17 19 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
18 18 (2.34%) Checkstyle
General
1 61 (7.92%) Finance
2 32 (4.16%) Publishing
3 20 (2.60%) Retail
4 18 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.82%) Banking
6 13 (1.69%) Marketing
7 6 (0.78%) Advertising
7 6 (0.78%) Legal
8 4 (0.52%) Back Office
8 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.39%) Games
9 3 (0.39%) Military
9 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.26%) French Language
10 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.26%) German Language
10 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 435 (56.49%) Developer
2 127 (16.49%) Java Developer
3 109 (14.16%) Analyst
4 80 (10.39%) .NET Developer
5 56 (7.27%) Test Analyst
6 45 (5.84%) C# Developer
7 39 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (5.06%) SQL Developer
8 34 (4.42%) Consultant
9 30 (3.90%) Architect
10 27 (3.51%) Business Analyst
11 26 (3.38%) Sitecore Developer
11 26 (3.38%) Software Engineer
12 25 (3.25%) Senior Developer
13 24 (3.12%) Applications Support
13 24 (3.12%) Designer
13 24 (3.12%) Oracle Developer
13 24 (3.12%) Web Developer
14 21 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 21 (2.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (37.01%) HTML
2 230 (29.87%) Web Services
3 197 (25.58%) CSS
4 189 (24.55%) .NET
5 174 (22.60%) JSON
6 133 (17.27%) SOAP
7 120 (15.58%) ASP.NET
7 120 (15.58%) XSLT
8 115 (14.94%) Spring
9 112 (14.55%) jQuery
10 110 (14.29%) REST
11 91 (11.82%) HTML5
12 67 (8.70%) WCF
13 50 (6.49%) Ajax
13 50 (6.49%) Hibernate
13 50 (6.49%) J2EE
14 47 (6.10%) .NET Framework
15 44 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (5.32%) AngularJS
16 41 (5.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.12%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.47%) N-Tier
5 16 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 15 (1.95%) Smart Meter
7 12 (1.56%) iPad
7 12 (1.56%) PKI
8 11 (1.43%) Cryptography
8 11 (1.43%) iPhone
9 10 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.04%) Blog
10 8 (1.04%) DataPower
10 8 (1.04%) User Experience
11 7 (0.91%) CMDB
11 7 (0.91%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.78%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 165 (21.43%) Linux
2 116 (15.06%) Windows
3 115 (14.94%) Unix
4 44 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.82%) CentOS
8 12 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.30%) AIX
10 10 (1.30%) Android
10 10 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.04%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.26%) Solaris
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.26%) zOS
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (17.14%) Scrum
3 92 (11.95%) Web Development
4 89 (11.56%) MVC
5 79 (10.26%) SOA
6 72 (9.35%) TDD
7 60 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (7.53%) ITIL
9 53 (6.88%) BDD
9 53 (6.88%) UML
10 50 (6.49%) SDLC
10 50 (6.49%) Waterfall
11 47 (6.10%) Content Management
11 47 (6.10%) Software Engineering
11 47 (6.10%) Workflow
12 46 (5.97%) Functional Testing
13 44 (5.71%) Data Modelling
13 44 (5.71%) Unit Testing
14 42 (5.45%) Integration Testing
15 39 (5.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 357 (46.36%) SQL
2 318 (41.30%) Java
3 258 (33.51%) JavaScript
4 193 (25.06%) C#
5 66 (8.57%) PHP
6 54 (7.01%) T-SQL
7 52 (6.75%) PL/SQL
8 47 (6.10%) VB
9 46 (5.97%) VB.NET
10 45 (5.84%) C++
11 41 (5.32%) Python
12 34 (4.42%) PowerShell
13 28 (3.64%) VBScript
14 25 (3.25%) Shell Script
15 23 (2.99%) C
15 23 (2.99%) Scala
16 18 (2.34%) XPath
17 17 (2.21%) TypeScript
17 17 (2.21%) VB6
17 17 (2.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 113 (14.68%) Security Cleared
2 93 (12.08%) SC Cleared
3 64 (8.31%) Degree
4 34 (4.42%) ISEB
5 17 (2.21%) ISTQB
6 14 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.56%) CCNP
8 12 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.04%) MCITP
11 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.52%) MCSA
12 4 (0.52%) MCTS
13 3 (0.39%) MCSE
14 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.13%) PMP
15 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.53%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.13%) SDET
2 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.73%) Docker
3 9 (1.17%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.26%) KVM
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.26%) NDS
6 2 (0.26%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.26%) XenServer
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.30%) Ansible
3 9 (1.17%) Puppet
3 9 (1.17%) SCOM
4 7 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.52%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.39%) Nagios
6 3 (0.39%) SCCM
6 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.39%) WMI
7 2 (0.26%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.26%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.26%) yum
8 1 (0.13%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 189 (24.55%) Oracle
2 116 (15.06%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.84%) IBM
4 32 (4.16%) Sitecore
5 28 (3.64%) HP
6 20 (2.60%) ServiceNow
7 17 (2.21%) SAP
8 16 (2.08%) BMC
9 14 (1.82%) Adobe
10 13 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.56%) VMware
12 11 (1.43%) DevExpress
12 11 (1.43%) Talend
12 11 (1.43%) Twitter
13 10 (1.30%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.30%) Google
13 10 (1.30%) Remedy
13 10 (1.30%) Reuters
14 9 (1.17%) webMethods
15 8 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £326 - £365 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
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
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Day Rate Dependent On Experience
Posted: 6 days ago