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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 37 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 429 346 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.74% 3.85% 5.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.50% 16.34% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 195 207
Average daily rate
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£375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 55
Average hourly rate £13.50 £34.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.15% -0.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
2200 2117 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 23.57% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1200 1073
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 123
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 2015.

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
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 29 May 2015. 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
Berkshire -4 91 £400 +1.58% 24
Surrey +12 87 £325 -13.33% 21
Buckinghamshire +34 85 £325 +8.33% 18
Hampshire -13 51 £350 - 22
Oxfordshire +7 47 £433 +38.40% 19
West Sussex +6 27 £400 +45.45% 7
East Sussex -5 16 £325 +62.50% 11
Kent -9 10 £450 +28.57% 7
Middlesex +1 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 333 (40.71%) SQL
2 312 (38.14%) HTML
3 237 (28.97%) Java
4 233 (28.48%) Web Services
5 218 (26.65%) JavaScript
6 215 (26.28%) .NET
7 199 (24.33%) CSS
8 197 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
9 184 (22.49%) C#
10 146 (17.85%) Microsoft
11 141 (17.24%) Oracle
11 141 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 135 (16.50%) ASP.NET
12 135 (16.50%) SOAP
13 134 (16.38%) Security Cleared
14 129 (15.77%) jQuery
15 122 (14.91%) XSLT
16 119 (14.55%) SC Cleared
17 115 (14.06%) Visual Studio
18 107 (13.08%) Windows
19 105 (12.84%) Linux
20 103 (12.59%) Ajax
21 96 (11.74%) UNIX
22 93 (11.37%) JSON
23 91 (11.12%) Finance
24 84 (10.27%) MVC
25 79 (9.66%) ITIL
26 73 (8.92%) Subversion
26 73 (8.92%) Spring
27 72 (8.80%) TDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 66 (8.07%) CMS
2 52 (6.36%) WebSphere
3 40 (4.89%) IIS
3 40 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 38 (4.65%) WebLogic
5 35 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
5 35 (4.28%) Apache
6 22 (2.69%) JBoss
7 21 (2.57%) Tomcat
8 20 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (1.22%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.61%) Drupal
13 5 (0.61%) Commerce Server
13 5 (0.61%) SAS
14 4 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.49%) Documentum
Applications
1 70 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.65%) MS Office
3 18 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.47%) FrameMaker
5 12 (1.47%) RoboHelp
6 9 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.73%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.37%) MS Project
9 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.47%) SmartPlant
3 5 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.49%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.37%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.37%) SAP BCA
6 2 (0.24%) BusinessWare
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
2 11 (1.34%) Amazon S3
3 8 (0.98%) SaaS
4 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.37%) Office 365
8 2 (0.24%) Boomi
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.60%) HTTP
2 51 (6.23%) Internet
3 43 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.81%) Intranet
5 14 (1.71%) FTP
6 13 (1.59%) DNS
7 11 (1.34%) LDAP
7 11 (1.34%) DHCP
8 7 (0.86%) 4G
8 7 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (0.86%) LTE
8 7 (0.86%) 3G
8 7 (0.86%) 2G
9 6 (0.73%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.73%) Skype
10 5 (0.61%) SSL
10 5 (0.61%) Firewall
11 4 (0.49%) SAN
12 3 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.24%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 54 (6.60%) Oracle Database
4 41 (5.01%) DB2
5 34 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (3.79%) MySQL
8 30 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 20 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (2.20%) MS Access
13 18 (2.20%) Big Data
14 15 (1.83%) MarkLogic
15 14 (1.71%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
17 11 (1.34%) DB2 UDB
17 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 115 (14.06%) Visual Studio
2 73 (8.92%) Subversion
3 57 (6.97%) JUnit
4 51 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (4.77%) Selenium
6 34 (4.16%) Git (software)
6 34 (4.16%) SoapUI
7 33 (4.03%) Jenkins
7 33 (4.03%) Ant
8 30 (3.67%) Maven
9 19 (2.32%) JIRA
10 17 (2.08%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.96%) LoadRunner
12 15 (1.83%) Axure RP
12 15 (1.83%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.71%) NUnit
13 14 (1.71%) ClearCase
13 14 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
13 14 (1.71%) ClearQuest
14 12 (1.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 91 (11.12%) Finance
2 59 (7.21%) Publishing
3 39 (4.77%) Telecoms
4 33 (4.03%) Banking
5 21 (2.57%) Retail
6 19 (2.32%) Marketing
7 15 (1.83%) Legal
8 10 (1.22%) Back Office
9 9 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.86%) German Language
10 7 (0.86%) Military
10 7 (0.86%) Automotive
11 6 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.49%) Front Office
13 3 (0.37%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Law
13 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 409 (50.00%) Developer
2 130 (15.89%) Analyst
3 70 (8.56%) Test Analyst
4 54 (6.60%) .NET Developer
5 49 (5.99%) Java Developer
6 39 (4.77%) Web Developer
7 35 (4.28%) Architect
8 34 (4.16%) Consultant
9 28 (3.42%) C# Developer
10 27 (3.30%) Software Engineer
11 26 (3.18%) Senior Developer
12 24 (2.93%) ServiceNow Developer
13 21 (2.57%) Oracle Developer
13 21 (2.57%) Software Developer
14 20 (2.44%) Wintel Engineer
14 20 (2.44%) SharePoint Developer
15 19 (2.32%) Technical Author
15 19 (2.32%) Author
16 18 (2.20%) Tester
16 18 (2.20%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (38.14%) HTML
2 233 (28.48%) Web Services
3 215 (26.28%) .NET
4 199 (24.33%) CSS
5 135 (16.50%) ASP.NET
5 135 (16.50%) SOAP
6 129 (15.77%) jQuery
7 122 (14.91%) XSLT
8 103 (12.59%) Ajax
9 93 (11.37%) JSON
10 73 (8.92%) Spring
11 71 (8.68%) REST
12 69 (8.44%) WCF
13 61 (7.46%) .NET Framework
14 57 (6.97%) XSD
15 56 (6.85%) JMS
16 55 (6.72%) HTML5
17 53 (6.48%) J2EE
18 52 (6.36%) XHTML
19 36 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.67%) User Experience
3 28 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.18%) CMDB
5 22 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.44%) W3C
7 19 (2.32%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.71%) Web 2.0
10 12 (1.47%) DataPower
11 11 (1.34%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.34%) Replication
12 10 (1.22%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (1.10%) Data Centre
13 9 (1.10%) iPad
13 9 (1.10%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 107 (13.08%) Windows
2 105 (12.84%) Linux
3 96 (11.74%) UNIX
4 23 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (1.71%) Android
6 14 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.22%) CentOS
9 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.86%) AIX
10 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.24%) Solaris
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (10.27%) MVC
3 79 (9.66%) ITIL
4 72 (8.80%) TDD
5 67 (8.19%) Unit Testing
6 64 (7.82%) Scrum
7 62 (7.58%) OO
8 61 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (7.21%) Web Development
10 58 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 57 (6.97%) SOA
12 54 (6.60%) System Testing
13 53 (6.48%) Software Engineering
14 51 (6.23%) UML
14 51 (6.23%) SDLC
15 50 (6.11%) Content Management
16 49 (5.99%) CRM
17 45 (5.50%) Test Scripting
18 42 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
18 42 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 333 (40.71%) SQL
2 237 (28.97%) Java
3 218 (26.65%) JavaScript
4 184 (22.49%) C#
5 63 (7.70%) VBScript
6 62 (7.58%) PowerShell
7 53 (6.48%) PL/SQL
8 48 (5.87%) Python
9 37 (4.52%) T-SQL
9 37 (4.52%) VB.NET
9 37 (4.52%) XQuery
10 34 (4.16%) VB
11 32 (3.91%) XPath
12 26 (3.18%) Shell Script
13 25 (3.06%) PHP
14 24 (2.93%) C++
15 20 (2.44%) Perl
16 15 (1.83%) C
17 13 (1.59%) VB6
18 8 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 134 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 119 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 54 (6.60%) Degree
4 47 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (5.01%) ISEB
6 36 (4.40%) MCITP
7 29 (3.55%) ISTQB
8 26 (3.18%) MCSA
9 14 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.34%) CISSP
11 9 (1.10%) MCSE
12 7 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.73%) CCNA
13 6 (0.73%) MCTS
14 5 (0.61%) MCSD
15 4 (0.49%) MCDBA
15 4 (0.49%) HNC
15 4 (0.49%) HND
15 4 (0.49%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.09%) QA
2 9 (1.10%) SLA
3 3 (0.37%) WCAG
4 2 (0.24%) TickIT
4 2 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.83%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.37%) vSphere
5 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.24%) Firmware
5 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 48 (5.87%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (1.22%) WMI
4 9 (1.10%) Puppet
5 8 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.98%) SCOM
5 8 (0.98%) SCSM
6 6 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (0.73%) Ansible
7 5 (0.61%) TeamSite
7 5 (0.61%) MOM
8 4 (0.49%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.37%) OpenView
9 3 (0.37%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.12%) Control-M
10 1 (0.12%) Netcool
10 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 146 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 141 (17.24%) Oracle
3 71 (8.68%) HP
4 39 (4.77%) IBM
5 34 (4.16%) SAP
6 32 (3.91%) Adobe
7 28 (3.42%) ServiceNow
8 27 (3.30%) BMC
9 26 (3.18%) CA
10 23 (2.81%) Business Objects
11 22 (2.69%) Google
12 17 (2.08%) OpenText
13 15 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.83%) webMethods
13 15 (1.83%) VMware
14 14 (1.71%) RedDot
15 12 (1.47%) Intergraph
16 10 (1.22%) Software AG
17 8 (0.98%) Tableau
18 7 (0.86%) Capita
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
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Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
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Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago