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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 411 452 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.62% 4.80% 4.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.28% 18.79% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 273 215
Median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 18
Median hourly rate £45.50 £15.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.54% -63.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £17.10 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £36.23 £39.63
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -8.58%
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
2379 2406 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.74% 25.56% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1528 1241
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 56
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +22 94 £375 -1.96% 24
Surrey +8 93 £450 +12.50% 14
Berkshire -10 72 £400 - 18
Oxfordshire -8 41 £480 +17.07% 7
Buckinghamshire -15 35 £288 -10.15% 8
Kent +21 30 £325 -27.77% 10
West Sussex -18 18 £385 +10.00% 4
Middlesex -1 5 £400 - 1
Sussex - 4 £238 -
East Sussex -4 3 £400 +23.07% 5
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 348 (45.85%) SQL
2 289 (38.08%) Java
3 241 (31.75%) HTML
3 241 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (30.83%) JavaScript
5 233 (30.70%) Oracle
6 232 (30.57%) Web Services
7 195 (25.69%) CSS
8 177 (23.32%) SOAP
9 174 (22.92%) .NET
10 167 (22.00%) C#
11 164 (21.61%) SQL Server
12 154 (20.29%) Linux
13 146 (19.24%) Unix
14 127 (16.73%) Security Cleared
15 124 (16.34%) JSON
16 115 (15.15%) jQuery
17 114 (15.02%) Scrum
18 113 (14.89%) Microsoft
19 111 (14.62%) Windows
20 108 (14.23%) SC Cleared
21 98 (12.91%) Subversion
22 96 (12.65%) Spring
22 96 (12.65%) SOA
22 96 (12.65%) REST
23 88 (11.59%) ASP.NET
24 87 (11.46%) JBoss
25 85 (11.20%) PL/SQL
26 83 (10.94%) Finance
27 81 (10.67%) SoapUI

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 87 (11.46%) JBoss
2 65 (8.56%) Apache
2 65 (8.56%) Tomcat
3 49 (6.46%) IIS
3 49 (6.46%) WebSphere
4 48 (6.32%) CMS
5 37 (4.87%) SharePoint
6 32 (4.22%) WebLogic
7 21 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (2.77%) Oracle Service Bus
8 17 (2.24%) Confluence
9 13 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (1.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.92%) SAS
13 6 (0.79%) Drupal
13 6 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 78 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.22%) MS Office
3 14 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.32%) MS Project
5 3 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) Magento
2 5 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.32%) Boomi
4 9 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.92%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (0.92%) Bluemix
5 7 (0.92%) Office 365
6 5 (0.66%) Force.com
7 3 (0.40%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.40%) PaaS
7 3 (0.40%) SaaS
8 2 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
8 2 (0.26%) Google Play
8 2 (0.26%) IaaS
8 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.85%) HTTP
2 35 (4.61%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.82%) SSL
4 22 (2.90%) DNS
5 21 (2.77%) Internet
6 19 (2.50%) LDAP
7 18 (2.37%) VPN
8 17 (2.24%) DHCP
9 16 (2.11%) IPsec
10 11 (1.45%) SMTP
10 11 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
11 10 (1.32%) BGP
11 10 (1.32%) Firewall
11 10 (1.32%) IPv6
11 10 (1.32%) SNMP
12 8 (1.05%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.92%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.92%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.79%) FTP
15 5 (0.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 80 (10.54%) Oracle Database
3 46 (6.06%) MySQL
4 40 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (5.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 32 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (3.29%) MongoDB
9 22 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (2.77%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (1.71%) MS Access
13 13 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.45%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (1.32%) Hadoop
16 10 (1.32%) VoltDB
17 9 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 98 (12.91%) Subversion
2 81 (10.67%) SoapUI
3 69 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 67 (8.83%) JIRA
4 67 (8.83%) Selenium
5 62 (8.17%) JUnit
6 57 (7.51%) Eclipse
6 57 (7.51%) Visual Studio
7 55 (7.25%) Git (software)
8 53 (6.98%) Cucumber
9 48 (6.32%) Maven
10 39 (5.14%) Oracle Forms
11 25 (3.29%) Gradle
11 25 (3.29%) NUnit
12 24 (3.16%) Jenkins
13 21 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (2.64%) Ant
15 19 (2.50%) Checkstyle
15 19 (2.50%) FindBugs
16 17 (2.24%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (10.94%) Finance
2 39 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.82%) Publishing
4 22 (2.90%) Marketing
5 17 (2.24%) Banking
6 15 (1.98%) Retail
7 8 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.79%) Back Office
9 5 (0.66%) Electronics
10 3 (0.40%) Military
11 2 (0.26%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
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
1 410 (54.02%) Developer
2 100 (13.18%) Analyst
3 92 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 75 (9.88%) .NET Developer
5 56 (7.38%) Test Analyst
6 51 (6.72%) C# Developer
6 51 (6.72%) SQL Developer
7 46 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 42 (5.53%) Designer
9 38 (5.01%) Oracle Developer
10 37 (4.87%) Architect
11 35 (4.61%) Senior Developer
12 31 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 31 (4.08%) Solutions Designer
13 29 (3.82%) Oracle Forms Developer
14 28 (3.69%) Support Engineer
15 26 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (3.29%) Applications Support
17 24 (3.16%) Consultant
18 23 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (31.75%) HTML
2 232 (30.57%) Web Services
3 195 (25.69%) CSS
4 177 (23.32%) SOAP
5 174 (22.92%) .NET
6 124 (16.34%) JSON
7 115 (15.15%) jQuery
8 96 (12.65%) REST
8 96 (12.65%) Spring
9 88 (11.59%) ASP.NET
10 63 (8.30%) XSLT
11 59 (7.77%) HTML5
12 58 (7.64%) Hibernate
13 50 (6.59%) J2EE
14 47 (6.19%) XSD
15 44 (5.80%) .NET Framework
15 44 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 41 (5.40%) JSP
17 39 (5.14%) Entity Framework
18 36 (4.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.67%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.56%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.29%) PKI
5 22 (2.90%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.77%) Cryptography
7 17 (2.24%) Mathematics
8 16 (2.11%) Smart Meter
9 14 (1.84%) iPad
10 12 (1.58%) iPhone
10 12 (1.58%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.45%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.19%) DataPower
13 9 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (1.05%) Statistics
15 6 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.79%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 154 (20.29%) Linux
2 146 (19.24%) Unix
3 111 (14.62%) Windows
4 52 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.84%) Android
8 12 (1.58%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.45%) zOS
10 10 (1.32%) CentOS
11 4 (0.53%) AIX
11 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.40%) Solaris
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (15.02%) Scrum
3 96 (12.65%) SOA
4 78 (10.28%) Web Development
5 76 (10.01%) MVC
6 65 (8.56%) Workflow
7 58 (7.64%) SDLC
7 58 (7.64%) Waterfall
8 54 (7.11%) Use Case
9 51 (6.72%) Data Modelling
10 49 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (6.46%) Integration Testing
10 49 (6.46%) TDD
11 48 (6.32%) UML
12 45 (5.93%) Functional Testing
12 45 (5.93%) ITIL
13 40 (5.27%) Content Management
13 40 (5.27%) Software Engineering
14 38 (5.01%) System Testing
15 37 (4.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 348 (45.85%) SQL
2 289 (38.08%) Java
3 234 (30.83%) JavaScript
4 167 (22.00%) C#
5 85 (11.20%) PL/SQL
6 80 (10.54%) PHP
7 55 (7.25%) VB
8 54 (7.11%) T-SQL
9 45 (5.93%) C++
10 43 (5.67%) PowerShell
11 42 (5.53%) Shell Script
12 37 (4.87%) Python
13 32 (4.22%) VBScript
14 28 (3.69%) C
14 28 (3.69%) VB.NET
15 16 (2.11%) VB6
16 15 (1.98%) Scala
16 15 (1.98%) VBA
17 14 (1.84%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 127 (16.73%) Security Cleared
2 108 (14.23%) SC Cleared
3 69 (9.09%) Degree
4 36 (4.74%) ISEB
5 23 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 23 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.45%) MCSD
7 10 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.32%) MCSE
8 9 (1.19%) MCITP
9 8 (1.05%) CCNP
9 8 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.05%) MCSA
10 6 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.66%) MCTS
12 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.32%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) SLA
3 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.26%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.13%) SDET
5 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.84%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.05%) Docker
3 8 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.26%) KVM
5 2 (0.26%) Varnish
5 2 (0.26%) XenServer
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.45%) Puppet
2 11 (1.45%) SCOM
3 9 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.92%) Ansible
5 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.66%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.40%) Nagios
6 3 (0.40%) WMI
7 2 (0.26%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.26%) yum
8 1 (0.13%) Control-M
8 1 (0.13%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.13%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.13%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 233 (30.70%) Oracle
2 113 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.32%) IBM
4 43 (5.67%) HP
5 22 (2.90%) SAP
6 19 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 17 (2.24%) Adobe
7 17 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.11%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.58%) hybris
9 12 (1.58%) webMethods
10 10 (1.32%) ATG
10 10 (1.32%) Bloomberg
10 10 (1.32%) Dell
10 10 (1.32%) Reuters
11 9 (1.19%) Talend
11 9 (1.19%) VMware
12 8 (1.05%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.92%) Percussion
13 7 (0.92%) Siebel
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth
aap3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
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Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £350 per day
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