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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 34 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 454 380 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.88% 4.35% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.69% 17.38% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 196 230
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 22
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -11.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +31.57%
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
2306 2187 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.77% 25.03% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1300 1231 1168
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 79
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Surrey +11 107 £300 -16.66% 30
Hampshire +2 96 £375 +4.52% 32
Berkshire -8 84 £388 +29.16% 32
Kent +27 52 £250 - 7
Oxfordshire +21 37 £350 +15.70% 21
Buckinghamshire -17 28 £340 -2.85% 10
Middlesex +8 18 £388 +10.71% 2
East Sussex -15 12 £310 -11.42% 10
West Sussex -14 9 £313 -10.71% 8
M4 Corridor - 2 £300 -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Sussex - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 355 (43.88%) SQL
2 292 (36.09%) HTML
3 282 (34.86%) SQL Server
4 281 (34.73%) .NET
5 260 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 217 (26.82%) Java
7 214 (26.45%) C#
8 198 (24.47%) Web Services
9 193 (23.86%) CSS
10 180 (22.25%) Microsoft
11 169 (20.89%) ASP.NET
12 164 (20.27%) Windows
13 142 (17.55%) MVC
14 139 (17.18%) JSON
15 138 (17.06%) XSLT
16 133 (16.44%) REST
17 122 (15.08%) Oracle
18 119 (14.71%) Security Cleared
19 118 (14.59%) WCF
20 116 (14.34%) SOAP
20 116 (14.34%) jQuery
21 115 (14.22%) Visual Studio
22 114 (14.09%) SOA
22 114 (14.09%) Spring
23 109 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
24 107 (13.23%) Scrum
25 105 (12.98%) SQL Server 2008
26 94 (11.62%) TDD
27 92 (11.37%) Finance
28 89 (11.00%) Internet

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 79 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 46 (5.69%) IIS
3 39 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
4 38 (4.70%) WebSphere
5 36 (4.45%) CMS
6 31 (3.83%) Apache
6 31 (3.83%) Tomcat
7 24 (2.97%) Confluence
8 17 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
9 16 (1.98%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (1.36%) Liferay
11 11 (1.36%) Documentum
12 10 (1.24%) SAS
12 10 (1.24%) Drupal
13 9 (1.11%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.74%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.74%) Node.js
15 5 (0.62%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 73 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 69 (8.53%) MS Office
3 14 (1.73%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.36%) InfoPath
6 10 (1.24%) Adobe Captivate
7 7 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.74%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.49%) PaintShop Pro
11 3 (0.37%) MS Project
12 2 (0.25%) SPSS
12 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.98%) SaaS
3 11 (1.36%) Force.com
4 10 (1.24%) Office 365
5 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.25%) GitHub
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 89 (11.00%) Internet
2 33 (4.08%) HTTP
3 16 (1.98%) FTP
4 14 (1.73%) Firewall
5 13 (1.61%) DNS
6 12 (1.48%) LDAP
7 10 (1.24%) SSL
8 9 (1.11%) X.400
8 9 (1.11%) X.500
9 8 (0.99%) SNMP
10 7 (0.87%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.87%) 3G
10 7 (0.87%) 2G
10 7 (0.87%) 4G
11 6 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (0.74%) LTE
11 6 (0.74%) Telnet
11 6 (0.74%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.62%) SMTP
12 5 (0.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (34.86%) SQL Server
2 105 (12.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (8.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 67 (8.28%) MySQL
5 59 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 37 (4.57%) Oracle Database
8 36 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.60%) RDBMS
12 20 (2.47%) DTS
12 20 (2.47%) DB2
12 20 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (2.10%) PowerCenter
14 17 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (2.10%) Big Data
15 14 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 115 (14.22%) Visual Studio
2 76 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (8.41%) Subversion
4 44 (5.44%) JIRA
5 41 (5.07%) JUnit
6 38 (4.70%) Eclipse
7 32 (3.96%) Git (software)
7 32 (3.96%) Jenkins
8 25 (3.09%) Maven
9 23 (2.84%) Ant
10 21 (2.60%) SoapUI
11 20 (2.47%) Selenium
12 14 (1.73%) Dreamweaver
13 12 (1.48%) Hudson
13 12 (1.48%) SpecFlow
14 10 (1.24%) QUnit
14 10 (1.24%) Toad
15 8 (0.99%) NUnit
15 8 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 92 (11.37%) Finance
2 39 (4.82%) Publishing
3 30 (3.71%) Games
4 29 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.34%) Marketing
6 17 (2.10%) Banking
7 16 (1.98%) Retail
8 12 (1.48%) Military
8 12 (1.48%) Legal
8 12 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.99%) Electronics
9 8 (0.99%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.49%) Swedish Language
10 4 (0.49%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.49%) German Language
10 4 (0.49%) Back Office
10 4 (0.49%) Automotive
11 3 (0.37%) Law
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 494 (61.06%) Developer
2 93 (11.50%) .NET Developer
3 75 (9.27%) Analyst
4 71 (8.78%) Java Developer
5 56 (6.92%) Consultant
6 47 (5.81%) Web Developer
7 46 (5.69%) Architect
7 46 (5.69%) Mobile Developer
8 40 (4.94%) Test Analyst
9 36 (4.45%) Senior Developer
10 34 (4.20%) Lead Developer
10 34 (4.20%) C# Developer
11 29 (3.58%) VB.NET Developer
12 28 (3.46%) Software Developer
12 28 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (3.34%) Front-End Developer
14 21 (2.60%) ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (2.35%) Test Engineer
15 19 (2.35%) BizTalk Developer
16 18 (2.22%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (36.09%) HTML
2 281 (34.73%) .NET
3 198 (24.47%) Web Services
4 193 (23.86%) CSS
5 169 (20.89%) ASP.NET
6 139 (17.18%) JSON
7 138 (17.06%) XSLT
8 133 (16.44%) REST
9 118 (14.59%) WCF
10 116 (14.34%) jQuery
10 116 (14.34%) SOAP
11 114 (14.09%) Spring
12 86 (10.63%) Ajax
13 65 (8.03%) J2EE
14 57 (7.05%) .NET Framework
15 54 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 51 (6.30%) HTML5
17 44 (5.44%) OAuth
18 39 (4.82%) JSP
19 37 (4.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.78%) Mobile App
2 20 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 14 (1.73%) Open Source
5 13 (1.61%) W3C
5 13 (1.61%) Replication
6 10 (1.24%) E-Learning
6 10 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 8 (0.99%) iPhone
8 8 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.87%) CMDB
9 7 (0.87%) SCORM
10 6 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 6 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.74%) DTV
10 6 (0.74%) Wiki
10 6 (0.74%) Graphic Design
10 6 (0.74%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 164 (20.27%) Windows
2 63 (7.79%) Linux
3 57 (7.05%) UNIX
4 37 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.22%) Android
7 16 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.24%) Solaris
10 7 (0.87%) AIX
11 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.25%) SUSE
12 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) HPUX
13 1 (0.12%) webOS
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (17.55%) MVC
2 114 (14.09%) SOA
3 109 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (13.23%) Scrum
5 94 (11.62%) TDD
6 64 (7.91%) Workflow
6 64 (7.91%) CRM
7 61 (7.54%) Unit Testing
8 59 (7.29%) E-Commerce
9 52 (6.43%) Web Development
10 50 (6.18%) Use Case
10 50 (6.18%) OO
11 48 (5.93%) Mobile Application Development
12 45 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (5.07%) Rapid Prototyping
13 41 (5.07%) Software Engineering
14 38 (4.70%) ITIL
15 36 (4.45%) BDD
16 35 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
17 34 (4.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 355 (43.88%) SQL
2 260 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 217 (26.82%) Java
4 214 (26.45%) C#
5 79 (9.77%) VB.NET
6 66 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 45 (5.56%) Python
8 43 (5.32%) PHP
9 41 (5.07%) C
10 40 (4.94%) PL/SQL
11 36 (4.45%) C++
11 36 (4.45%) VB
12 32 (3.96%) VBScript
13 27 (3.34%) Perl
14 24 (2.97%) XQuery
15 22 (2.72%) PowerShell
16 19 (2.35%) VB6
17 15 (1.85%) XPath
18 14 (1.73%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.73%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 119 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 87 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 37 (4.57%) Degree
4 27 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.97%) ISEB
6 22 (2.72%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.87%) MCTS
8 6 (0.74%) MCITP
8 6 (0.74%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.62%) MCSE
9 5 (0.62%) MCSA
10 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.37%) PMP
11 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.37%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.37%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.94%) QA
2 13 (1.61%) SLA
3 10 (1.24%) CDISC
4 8 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.62%) WCAG
6 1 (0.12%) WAI
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) EMIR
6 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (1.24%) Active Directory
1 10 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.49%) KVM
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.11%) Puppet
2 8 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.99%) SCOM
3 7 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.74%) Vagrant
4 6 (0.74%) SCCM
4 6 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.62%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.49%) Ansible
7 3 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.12%) MOM
9 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.12%) WMI
9 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 180 (22.25%) Microsoft
2 122 (15.08%) Oracle
3 54 (6.67%) Google
4 47 (5.81%) Twitter
5 46 (5.69%) Facebook
6 19 (2.35%) Adobe
6 19 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.22%) Informatica
7 18 (2.22%) HP
8 17 (2.10%) SAP
9 15 (1.85%) Business Objects
10 14 (1.73%) IBM
10 14 (1.73%) hybris
11 12 (1.48%) Telerik
11 12 (1.48%) Cognos
11 12 (1.48%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.36%) Meridio
13 9 (1.11%) Jaspersoft
14 8 (0.99%) Talend
14 8 (0.99%) JBoss
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Volt
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £250 per day for 12 months
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £320 to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 6 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago