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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 35 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 468 398 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.04% 4.56% 5.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.74% 17.63% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 220 266
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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
2256 2258 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 25.85% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1283 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +18 125 £353 -2.08% 31
Hampshire -2 104 £363 -4.10% 29
Berkshire -9 86 £400 +6.66% 25
Oxfordshire +19 60 £375 -11.76% 25
Kent +19 32 £250 - 8
Buckinghamshire -24 19 £280 -20.00% 10
Middlesex +10 14 £463 +32.14% 3
West Sussex -6 9 £313 -10.71% 4
East Sussex -24 8 £310 -11.42% 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 19 September 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.

1 364 (43.70%) SQL
2 288 (34.57%) HTML
3 268 (32.17%) .NET
4 257 (30.85%) SQL Server
5 255 (30.61%) Java
6 246 (29.53%) JavaScript
7 230 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
8 211 (25.33%) C#
9 206 (24.73%) Web Services
10 182 (21.85%) CSS
11 164 (19.69%) Microsoft
12 160 (19.21%) ASP.NET
12 160 (19.21%) XSLT
13 157 (18.85%) MVC
14 153 (18.37%) Windows
15 145 (17.41%) REST
16 135 (16.21%) Spring
17 133 (15.97%) JSON
18 132 (15.85%) SOA
19 125 (15.01%) Scrum
20 124 (14.89%) SOAP
20 124 (14.89%) Oracle
21 118 (14.17%) Security Cleared
22 113 (13.57%) WCF
22 113 (13.57%) jQuery
23 107 (12.85%) TDD
24 105 (12.61%) Visual Studio
25 101 (12.12%) Internet
26 94 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
26 94 (11.28%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 42 (5.04%) IIS
3 40 (4.80%) WebSphere
4 39 (4.68%) Tomcat
5 36 (4.32%) Apache
6 32 (3.84%) WebLogic
6 32 (3.84%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (3.24%) CMS
7 27 (3.24%) Confluence
8 17 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
10 13 (1.56%) Liferay
11 12 (1.44%) Drupal
11 12 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (1.44%) ColdFusion
12 11 (1.32%) Documentum
12 11 (1.32%) Node.js
13 10 (1.20%) SAS
14 7 (0.84%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 72 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 60 (7.20%) MS Office
3 20 (2.40%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.44%) InfoPath
5 11 (1.32%) Fireworks
5 11 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
6 10 (1.20%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.48%) PaintShop Pro
9 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.24%) SPSS
10 1 (0.12%) MS Project
10 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 33 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.24%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.80%) SaaS
3 13 (1.56%) Force.com
4 12 (1.44%) Office 365
5 3 (0.36%) GitHub
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 101 (12.12%) Internet
2 45 (5.40%) HTTP
3 16 (1.92%) FTP
4 15 (1.80%) Firewall
5 13 (1.56%) DNS
5 13 (1.56%) SSL
6 11 (1.32%) X.400
6 11 (1.32%) X.500
7 10 (1.20%) LDAP
8 8 (0.96%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.84%) SNMP
9 7 (0.84%) SMTP
10 6 (0.72%) 4G
10 6 (0.72%) LTE
10 6 (0.72%) 2G
10 6 (0.72%) 3G
11 5 (0.60%) DHCP
11 5 (0.60%) DVB
11 5 (0.60%) Telnet
11 5 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (30.85%) SQL Server
2 94 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (8.64%) MySQL
4 59 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 49 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 34 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (3.12%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.88%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.40%) DTS
11 19 (2.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 17 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (2.04%) Big Data
13 16 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (1.68%) DB2
15 13 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.32%) IDOL
16 11 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 105 (12.61%) Visual Studio
2 75 (9.00%) Subversion
3 71 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (5.88%) JUnit
5 48 (5.76%) JIRA
6 42 (5.04%) Eclipse
7 40 (4.80%) Maven
8 37 (4.44%) Ant
9 32 (3.84%) Jenkins
10 31 (3.72%) Git (software)
11 22 (2.64%) Selenium
12 16 (1.92%) SoapUI
12 16 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
13 13 (1.56%) SpecFlow
14 12 (1.44%) Toad
15 10 (1.20%) Hudson
15 10 (1.20%) QUnit
16 9 (1.08%) IntelliJ
16 9 (1.08%) NUnit
17 7 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 86 (10.32%) Finance
2 43 (5.16%) Publishing
3 37 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.72%) Marketing
5 26 (3.12%) Games
6 21 (2.52%) Banking
7 16 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.56%) Military
9 12 (1.44%) Electronics
10 11 (1.32%) Legal
11 10 (1.20%) Retail
12 7 (0.84%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.48%) Swedish Language
13 4 (0.48%) German Language
13 4 (0.48%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.48%) Automotive
14 3 (0.36%) Law
14 3 (0.36%) Back Office
14 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 497 (59.66%) Developer
2 80 (9.60%) Java Developer
3 79 (9.48%) .NET Developer
4 78 (9.36%) Analyst
5 56 (6.72%) Consultant
6 48 (5.76%) Architect
7 47 (5.64%) Web Developer
8 45 (5.40%) Test Analyst
9 43 (5.16%) Mobile Developer
10 40 (4.80%) Lead Developer
11 36 (4.32%) Senior Developer
12 34 (4.08%) C# Developer
13 32 (3.84%) Software Developer
14 28 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
15 27 (3.24%) Software Engineer
16 26 (3.12%) Front-End Developer
17 20 (2.40%) VB.NET Developer
18 19 (2.28%) ASP.NET Developer
18 19 (2.28%) SharePoint Developer
19 18 (2.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (34.57%) HTML
2 268 (32.17%) .NET
3 206 (24.73%) Web Services
4 182 (21.85%) CSS
5 160 (19.21%) ASP.NET
5 160 (19.21%) XSLT
6 145 (17.41%) REST
7 135 (16.21%) Spring
8 133 (15.97%) JSON
9 124 (14.89%) SOAP
10 113 (13.57%) WCF
10 113 (13.57%) jQuery
11 94 (11.28%) Ajax
12 85 (10.20%) J2EE
13 58 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (6.60%) .NET Framework
15 52 (6.24%) HTML5
16 46 (5.52%) Middleware
17 44 (5.28%) JSP
17 44 (5.28%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.04%) Mobile App
2 62 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.12%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.92%) Open Source
7 14 (1.68%) User Experience
7 14 (1.68%) DTV
8 13 (1.56%) W3C
8 13 (1.56%) Replication
9 11 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.32%) E-Learning
10 9 (1.08%) iPhone
11 8 (0.96%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.96%) Graphic Design
12 6 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.72%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.72%) SCORM
12 6 (0.72%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 153 (18.37%) Windows
2 71 (8.52%) Linux
2 71 (8.52%) UNIX
3 36 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (2.16%) Android
5 17 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.20%) Solaris
9 8 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.84%) AIX
11 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.24%) SUSE
12 2 (0.24%) Debian
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (18.85%) MVC
3 132 (15.85%) SOA
4 125 (15.01%) Scrum
5 107 (12.85%) TDD
6 78 (9.36%) Unit Testing
7 65 (7.80%) CRM
8 64 (7.68%) OO
9 60 (7.20%) Workflow
10 59 (7.08%) E-Commerce
11 56 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (6.24%) Software Engineering
13 49 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
13 49 (5.88%) Use Case
14 45 (5.40%) Web Development
15 43 (5.16%) BDD
15 43 (5.16%) ITIL
16 41 (4.92%) Rapid Prototyping
16 41 (4.92%) OOP
17 39 (4.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 364 (43.70%) SQL
2 255 (30.61%) Java
3 246 (29.53%) JavaScript
4 211 (25.33%) C#
5 64 (7.68%) VB.NET
6 57 (6.84%) T-SQL
7 52 (6.24%) Python
8 44 (5.28%) XQuery
9 43 (5.16%) PHP
10 40 (4.80%) PL/SQL
11 38 (4.56%) VBScript
12 35 (4.20%) C
13 30 (3.60%) C++
14 28 (3.36%) VB
15 27 (3.24%) PowerShell
16 25 (3.00%) Perl
16 25 (3.00%) XPath
17 17 (2.04%) VB6
18 15 (1.80%) ActionScript
19 13 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 118 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 83 (9.96%) SC Cleared
3 45 (5.40%) Degree
4 31 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (3.24%) ISEB
6 24 (2.88%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.20%) MCITP
8 9 (1.08%) MCSA
9 7 (0.84%) MCTS
10 6 (0.72%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.60%) MCSE
11 5 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.48%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.48%) HND
13 3 (0.36%) PMP
13 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.36%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.04%) QA
2 12 (1.44%) SLA
3 10 (1.20%) CDISC
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
4 1 (0.12%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
4 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 14 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.60%) KVM
4 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
5 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.96%) SCOM
5 7 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (0.72%) Puppet
6 6 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.72%) SCCM
7 5 (0.60%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.60%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.36%) Ansible
9 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.12%) WMI
10 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 164 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 124 (14.89%) Oracle
3 48 (5.76%) Google
3 48 (5.76%) Twitter
4 46 (5.52%) Facebook
5 25 (3.00%) Adobe
5 25 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (2.64%) SAP
7 19 (2.28%) IBM
8 18 (2.16%) hybris
9 15 (1.80%) HP
10 14 (1.68%) Telerik
10 14 (1.68%) Informatica
11 12 (1.44%) Cognos
12 11 (1.32%) Meridio
13 10 (1.20%) Software AG
14 9 (1.08%) Lotus
14 9 (1.08%) JBoss
14 9 (1.08%) Jaspersoft
15 7 (0.84%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £260 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 19 days ago