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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 40 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 411 439 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.66% 4.60% 4.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.50% 17.62% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 277 213
Median daily rate £400 £380 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 3 14
Median hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.85% -60.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.30 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £37.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +2.94%
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
2348 2492 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.61% 26.10% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1603 1233
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 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 34 47
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £13.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +8 106 £350 -6.66% 27
Surrey -4 88 £450 +12.50% 12
Berkshire +3 70 £388 +10.71% 21
Buckinghamshire -4 40 £303 -5.46% 7
Oxfordshire -18 33 £475 +15.85% 8
Kent +27 28 £325 +18.18% 5
West Sussex -16 22 £375 +7.14% 4
Middlesex - 6 £450 -
East Sussex -2 4 £400 -3.03% 5
Sussex - 4 £238 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 368 (46.06%) SQL
2 302 (37.80%) Java
3 268 (33.54%) HTML
4 265 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
5 254 (31.79%) JavaScript
6 233 (29.16%) Web Services
7 229 (28.66%) Oracle
8 206 (25.78%) CSS
9 192 (24.03%) .NET
10 184 (23.03%) C#
11 180 (22.53%) SQL Server
12 169 (21.15%) SOAP
13 160 (20.03%) Linux
14 150 (18.77%) Unix
15 149 (18.65%) JSON
16 133 (16.65%) Security Cleared
17 131 (16.40%) Scrum
18 122 (15.27%) Windows
19 119 (14.89%) Microsoft
20 117 (14.64%) jQuery
21 113 (14.14%) SC Cleared
22 105 (13.14%) ASP.NET
23 100 (12.52%) REST
24 99 (12.39%) SOA
25 94 (11.76%) XSLT
26 93 (11.64%) Subversion
27 91 (11.39%) Spring
28 90 (11.26%) MVC
29 89 (11.14%) JBoss
30 85 (10.64%) PL/SQL

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 89 (11.14%) JBoss
2 65 (8.14%) Apache
2 65 (8.14%) Tomcat
3 59 (7.38%) CMS
4 48 (6.01%) WebSphere
5 46 (5.76%) IIS
5 46 (5.76%) SharePoint
6 28 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (3.50%) WebLogic
7 21 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
7 21 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (2.00%) Confluence
9 14 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.88%) Drupal
13 7 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.13%) MS Office
3 14 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.25%) MS Project
5 5 (0.63%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.38%) Magento
5 2 (0.25%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.88%) PaaS
5 10 (1.25%) Boomi
6 9 (1.13%) Office 365
7 7 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (0.88%) Bluemix
8 5 (0.63%) Force.com
9 4 (0.50%) IaaS
10 3 (0.38%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.25%) FinancialForce.com
11 2 (0.25%) SaaS
11 2 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.51%) HTTP
2 31 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.63%) SSL
4 23 (2.88%) LDAP
5 21 (2.63%) Internet
6 19 (2.38%) DNS
7 15 (1.88%) VPN
8 14 (1.75%) DHCP
9 12 (1.50%) IPsec
9 12 (1.50%) SNMP
10 11 (1.38%) Software-Defined Networking
11 10 (1.25%) BGP
11 10 (1.25%) Firewall
11 10 (1.25%) IPv6
12 8 (1.00%) HTTPS
12 8 (1.00%) SMTP
13 7 (0.88%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.75%) FTP
15 4 (0.50%) CTI
15 4 (0.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (22.53%) SQL Server
2 84 (10.51%) Oracle Database
3 54 (6.76%) MySQL
4 39 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 39 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (4.01%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 28 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (2.38%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.63%) MS Access
12 13 (1.63%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.50%) Big Data
13 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.25%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 93 (11.64%) Subversion
2 85 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (9.89%) SoapUI
4 69 (8.64%) Selenium
5 65 (8.14%) JIRA
6 60 (7.51%) JUnit
6 60 (7.51%) Visual Studio
7 58 (7.26%) Eclipse
8 57 (7.13%) Git (software)
9 49 (6.13%) Cucumber
10 45 (5.63%) Maven
11 40 (5.01%) Oracle Forms
12 28 (3.50%) Gradle
13 26 (3.25%) TeamCity
14 25 (3.13%) Jenkins
15 21 (2.63%) NUnit
16 18 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (2.13%) Checkstyle
17 17 (2.13%) FindBugs
18 16 (2.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 73 (9.14%) Finance
2 37 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.63%) Publishing
4 21 (2.63%) Marketing
5 18 (2.25%) Banking
6 16 (2.00%) Retail
7 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.63%) Back Office
9 4 (0.50%) Electronics
10 3 (0.38%) Advertising
10 3 (0.38%) Games
11 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Legal
11 2 (0.25%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Front Office
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 433 (54.19%) Developer
2 107 (13.39%) Analyst
3 96 (12.02%) Java Developer
4 79 (9.89%) .NET Developer
5 58 (7.26%) Test Analyst
6 56 (7.01%) C# Developer
7 55 (6.88%) SQL Developer
8 52 (6.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (5.26%) Designer
9 42 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
10 38 (4.76%) Architect
11 33 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 31 (3.88%) Senior Developer
12 31 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
13 30 (3.75%) Consultant
13 30 (3.75%) Oracle Forms Developer
14 28 (3.50%) Applications Support
15 27 (3.38%) Support Engineer
16 26 (3.25%) Web Developer
17 24 (3.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (33.54%) HTML
2 233 (29.16%) Web Services
3 206 (25.78%) CSS
4 192 (24.03%) .NET
5 169 (21.15%) SOAP
6 149 (18.65%) JSON
7 117 (14.64%) jQuery
8 105 (13.14%) ASP.NET
9 100 (12.52%) REST
10 94 (11.76%) XSLT
11 91 (11.39%) Spring
12 76 (9.51%) HTML5
13 50 (6.26%) Hibernate
14 49 (6.13%) .NET Framework
15 48 (6.01%) XSD
16 47 (5.88%) WCF
17 46 (5.76%) J2EE
18 45 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
19 43 (5.38%) AngularJS
20 38 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.13%) PKI
5 23 (2.88%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.63%) Cryptography
7 18 (2.25%) Smart Meter
8 17 (2.13%) Mathematics
9 14 (1.75%) iPad
10 12 (1.50%) iPhone
10 12 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.38%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.13%) DataPower
12 9 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (1.00%) Blog
13 8 (1.00%) Statistics
14 7 (0.88%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.88%) User Experience
15 6 (0.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 160 (20.03%) Linux
2 150 (18.77%) Unix
3 122 (15.27%) Windows
4 60 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (3.25%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.75%) CentOS
8 12 (1.50%) Android
8 12 (1.50%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.00%) zOS
11 5 (0.63%) AIX
12 4 (0.50%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) SUSE
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (16.40%) Scrum
3 99 (12.39%) SOA
4 90 (11.26%) MVC
5 80 (10.01%) Web Development
6 67 (8.39%) Workflow
7 65 (8.14%) SDLC
8 58 (7.26%) Data Modelling
9 53 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (6.63%) Waterfall
10 52 (6.51%) Integration Testing
10 52 (6.51%) UML
11 51 (6.38%) TDD
12 50 (6.26%) ITIL
12 50 (6.26%) Use Case
13 46 (5.76%) Functional Testing
14 43 (5.38%) Content Management
15 40 (5.01%) CRM
16 39 (4.88%) Software Engineering
16 39 (4.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 368 (46.06%) SQL
2 302 (37.80%) Java
3 254 (31.79%) JavaScript
4 184 (23.03%) C#
5 85 (10.64%) PL/SQL
6 80 (10.01%) PHP
7 55 (6.88%) T-SQL
8 54 (6.76%) VB
9 44 (5.51%) C++
10 43 (5.38%) PowerShell
11 41 (5.13%) Python
11 41 (5.13%) Shell Script
12 36 (4.51%) VBScript
13 30 (3.75%) VB.NET
14 28 (3.50%) Scala
15 27 (3.38%) C
16 17 (2.13%) VB6
17 15 (1.88%) VBA
18 14 (1.75%) Objective-C
19 13 (1.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 133 (16.65%) Security Cleared
2 113 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 73 (9.14%) Degree
4 41 (5.13%) ISEB
5 23 (2.88%) ISTQB
5 23 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.50%) CCNP
7 12 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.25%) MCSD
8 10 (1.25%) MCSE
9 9 (1.13%) MCITP
9 9 (1.13%) MCSA
10 8 (1.00%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.50%) MCTS
12 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.01%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.13%) SDET
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.25%) Docker
3 14 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.25%) KVM
6 2 (0.25%) NDS
6 2 (0.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.25%) Varnish
6 2 (0.25%) XenServer
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (3.63%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.38%) Ansible
2 11 (1.38%) SCOM
3 10 (1.25%) Puppet
4 9 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.63%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.38%) Nagios
6 3 (0.38%) WMI
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 (0.13%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.13%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 229 (28.66%) Oracle
2 119 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.51%) IBM
4 36 (4.51%) HP
5 25 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 23 (2.88%) SAP
7 19 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.25%) Adobe
9 17 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.50%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.38%) webMethods
12 10 (1.25%) Bloomberg
12 10 (1.25%) Dell
12 10 (1.25%) Reuters
12 10 (1.25%) Talend
13 9 (1.13%) hybris
13 9 (1.13%) VMware
14 8 (1.00%) Citrix
14 8 (1.00%) Twitter
15 7 (0.88%) Remedy
Oxfordshire
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago