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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 44 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 412 452 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.20% 5.31% 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.91% 20.43% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 276 259
Average daily rate
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£355 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 27
Average hourly rate £16.29 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.11% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £25.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -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
2300 2212 2284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.44% 26.01% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1258 1167
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +4 115 £398 +9.65% 36
Hampshire -16 101 £348 +5.45% 33
Berkshire -30 72 £350 -4.10% 31
Oxfordshire -1 51 £488 +11.42% 26
Buckinghamshire -24 22 £284 -9.20% 12
West Sussex -3 13 £340 -9.33% 10
East Sussex -6 10 £225 +50.00% 15
Middlesex +1 7 £275 -21.42% 4
Kent -7 7 £333 -11.33% 16
Thames Valley -2 2 £230 -48.88%
Sussex - 1 £450 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 369 (42.61%) SQL
2 323 (37.30%) HTML
3 267 (30.83%) JavaScript
4 257 (29.68%) Java
5 228 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
6 211 (24.36%) .NET
6 211 (24.36%) CSS
7 189 (21.82%) SQL Server
8 180 (20.79%) Web Services
9 174 (20.09%) C#
10 172 (19.86%) XSLT
10 172 (19.86%) Microsoft
11 163 (18.82%) MVC
12 145 (16.74%) Windows
13 144 (16.63%) JSON
14 143 (16.51%) ASP.NET
15 136 (15.70%) REST
16 131 (15.13%) Oracle
17 130 (15.01%) Spring
17 130 (15.01%) Security Cleared
18 129 (14.90%) jQuery
19 117 (13.51%) SOA
20 115 (13.28%) Scrum
21 113 (13.05%) TDD
21 113 (13.05%) SOAP
22 104 (12.01%) Ajax
23 100 (11.55%) Linux
24 99 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
25 95 (10.97%) Internet
26 90 (10.39%) WCF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 64 (7.39%) SharePoint
2 59 (6.81%) Apache
3 47 (5.43%) CMS
4 43 (4.97%) Tomcat
5 40 (4.62%) WebLogic
6 39 (4.50%) IIS
7 33 (3.81%) WebSphere
8 25 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
9 23 (2.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 20 (2.31%) Node.js
11 19 (2.19%) Drupal
12 16 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (1.85%) Confluence
13 14 (1.62%) Alfresco
14 11 (1.27%) Documentum
15 10 (1.15%) SAS
15 10 (1.15%) ColdFusion
15 10 (1.15%) JBoss
16 8 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 61 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.08%) MS Office
3 25 (2.89%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.50%) Fireworks
5 9 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.04%) InfoPath
5 9 (1.04%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.35%) PaintShop Pro
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.54%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.35%) Magento
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.23%) Tridion
7 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.73%) SaaS
3 11 (1.27%) Force.com
4 4 (0.46%) Office 365
5 3 (0.35%) GitHub
6 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 95 (10.97%) Internet
2 38 (4.39%) HTTP
3 17 (1.96%) Firewall
4 16 (1.85%) FTP
4 16 (1.85%) DNS
5 15 (1.73%) SSL
6 13 (1.50%) X.400
6 13 (1.50%) X.500
7 10 (1.15%) DHCP
8 9 (1.04%) LDAP
8 9 (1.04%) SNMP
8 9 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.04%) 2G
8 9 (1.04%) 3G
8 9 (1.04%) LTE
8 9 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (0.92%) Telnet
9 8 (0.92%) SMTP
10 7 (0.81%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.81%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.85%) MySQL
2 68 (7.85%) Relational Database
3 65 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 37 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (3.93%) RDBMS
8 31 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 18 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.85%) DTS
14 15 (1.73%) Ingres
14 15 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (1.73%) PowerCenter
15 14 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (1.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 86 (9.93%) Subversion
2 70 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 61 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 59 (6.81%) Maven
5 57 (6.58%) Jenkins
6 56 (6.47%) Git (software)
7 51 (5.89%) Ant
8 42 (4.85%) JUnit
9 40 (4.62%) JIRA
10 32 (3.70%) Eclipse
11 23 (2.66%) Selenium
12 21 (2.42%) NUnit
13 19 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
14 17 (1.96%) CruiseControl
15 15 (1.73%) Toad
16 14 (1.62%) ClearCase
16 14 (1.62%) ClearQuest
16 14 (1.62%) CppUnit
16 14 (1.62%) GoogleTest
17 11 (1.27%) IntelliJ
General
1 88 (10.16%) Finance
2 70 (8.08%) Publishing
3 34 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.23%) Marketing
5 21 (2.42%) Banking
6 16 (1.85%) Games
7 13 (1.50%) Military
7 13 (1.50%) Legal
8 10 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.81%) Electronics
10 5 (0.58%) Retail
10 5 (0.58%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.46%) German Language
12 3 (0.35%) Swedish Language
12 3 (0.35%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 513 (59.24%) Developer
2 94 (10.85%) Java Developer
3 76 (8.78%) .NET Developer
4 71 (8.20%) Analyst
5 57 (6.58%) Consultant
6 54 (6.24%) Web Developer
7 44 (5.08%) Architect
8 39 (4.50%) Senior Developer
9 36 (4.16%) Lead Developer
10 35 (4.04%) Test Analyst
10 35 (4.04%) Mobile Developer
11 31 (3.58%) Software Developer
12 29 (3.35%) C# Developer
13 28 (3.23%) Software Engineer
13 28 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
14 22 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (2.31%) PHP Developer
16 19 (2.19%) SharePoint Developer
17 18 (2.08%) Wintel Engineer
17 18 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (37.30%) HTML
2 211 (24.36%) .NET
2 211 (24.36%) CSS
3 180 (20.79%) Web Services
4 172 (19.86%) XSLT
5 144 (16.63%) JSON
6 143 (16.51%) ASP.NET
7 136 (15.70%) REST
8 130 (15.01%) Spring
9 129 (14.90%) jQuery
10 113 (13.05%) SOAP
11 104 (12.01%) Ajax
12 90 (10.39%) WCF
13 81 (9.35%) HTML5
14 72 (8.31%) J2EE
15 61 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 48 (5.54%) .NET Framework
17 47 (5.43%) JMS
18 43 (4.97%) Hibernate
19 42 (4.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 28 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.31%) User Experience
6 20 (2.31%) Open Source
7 19 (2.19%) W3C
8 17 (1.96%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.39%) E-Learning
11 10 (1.15%) Replication
11 10 (1.15%) Smart Meter
12 9 (1.04%) iPhone
12 9 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.04%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.04%) DTV
13 8 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.92%) Clustering
14 7 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 145 (16.74%) Windows
2 100 (11.55%) Linux
3 78 (9.01%) UNIX
4 34 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.39%) Android
7 10 (1.15%) Solaris
8 8 (0.92%) AIX
9 7 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.23%) CentOS
12 2 (0.23%) SUSE
12 2 (0.23%) Debian
12 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (18.82%) MVC
3 117 (13.51%) SOA
4 115 (13.28%) Scrum
5 113 (13.05%) TDD
6 99 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (9.47%) Unit Testing
8 68 (7.85%) OO
9 64 (7.39%) Workflow
10 62 (7.16%) ITIL
11 56 (6.47%) Software Engineering
12 54 (6.24%) CRM
13 46 (5.31%) OOP
13 46 (5.31%) Use Case
13 46 (5.31%) Web Development
14 44 (5.08%) E-Commerce
15 43 (4.97%) UML
16 38 (4.39%) Migration
17 37 (4.27%) Mobile Application Development
18 35 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 369 (42.61%) SQL
2 267 (30.83%) JavaScript
3 257 (29.68%) Java
4 174 (20.09%) C#
5 75 (8.66%) Python
6 60 (6.93%) PHP
7 56 (6.47%) VB.NET
7 56 (6.47%) XQuery
8 55 (6.35%) VBScript
9 51 (5.89%) PowerShell
10 48 (5.54%) T-SQL
11 39 (4.50%) PL/SQL
12 38 (4.39%) XPath
13 37 (4.27%) C++
14 36 (4.16%) C
15 32 (3.70%) Perl
16 26 (3.00%) VB
17 16 (1.85%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 14 (1.62%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 130 (15.01%) Security Cleared
2 88 (10.16%) SC Cleared
3 48 (5.54%) Degree
4 32 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (3.00%) MCITP
6 24 (2.77%) MCSA
7 23 (2.66%) ISEB
8 22 (2.54%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.81%) MCTS
11 6 (0.69%) HND
12 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.46%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.46%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.35%) PMP
14 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.35%) HNC
15 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.20%) QA
2 10 (1.15%) CDISC
3 6 (0.69%) SLA
4 3 (0.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 32 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (1.15%) KVM
4 5 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.42%) Oracle Identity Management
2 18 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.15%) Vagrant
5 10 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (1.04%) Puppet
7 8 (0.92%) SCOM
8 6 (0.69%) SCCM
9 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.46%) Ansible
10 3 (0.35%) SCSM
10 3 (0.35%) WMI
10 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.12%) MOM
11 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 172 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 131 (15.13%) Oracle
3 38 (4.39%) Google
4 36 (4.16%) Twitter
5 33 (3.81%) Facebook
6 29 (3.35%) Adobe
7 24 (2.77%) SAP
7 24 (2.77%) IBM
8 21 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (2.31%) Informatica
10 16 (1.85%) HP
11 14 (1.62%) Telerik
12 12 (1.39%) Cognos
13 11 (1.27%) Business Objects
14 9 (1.04%) Software AG
14 9 (1.04%) Clearswift
14 9 (1.04%) Jaspersoft
15 8 (0.92%) Huawei
15 8 (0.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 8 (0.92%) Lotus
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £304.69 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6 months +
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 months +
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago