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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 45 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 378 390 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.99% 4.48% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.09% 19.07% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 217 188
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 23
Average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £15.97 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -15.71%
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
2349 2045 1765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.82% 23.48% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1367 1160 926
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 50 102
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.97 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
Hampshire -2 98 £375 +5.55% 44
Berkshire 0 85 £375 +3.44% 52
Surrey -8 79 £400 +14.28% 49
Buckinghamshire +3 38 £300 -7.69% 25
Oxfordshire -12 25 £410 +26.15% 25
East Sussex -3 19 £350 +27.27% 11
West Sussex -8 15 £425 +33.33% 8
Middlesex +7 10 £350 +32.07% 2
Kent - 9 £388 - 10
Sussex +1 1 £425 -
Isle of Wight - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 297 (38.82%) HTML
2 258 (33.73%) SQL
3 229 (29.93%) JavaScript
4 225 (29.41%) CSS
5 212 (27.71%) Web Services
6 211 (27.58%) Java
7 208 (27.19%) .NET
7 208 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
8 167 (21.83%) C#
8 167 (21.83%) Microsoft
9 160 (20.92%) jQuery
10 149 (19.48%) XSLT
11 141 (18.43%) Linux
12 133 (17.39%) Security Cleared
13 128 (16.73%) SQL Server
14 119 (15.56%) ASP.NET
15 118 (15.42%) Oracle
16 111 (14.51%) Windows
16 111 (14.51%) SC Cleared
17 110 (14.38%) SOAP
18 107 (13.99%) Ajax
19 106 (13.86%) MVC
20 99 (12.94%) JSON
21 96 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
21 96 (12.55%) Scrum
21 96 (12.55%) Visual Studio
22 89 (11.63%) Publishing
22 89 (11.63%) Subversion
22 89 (11.63%) HTML5
23 88 (11.50%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 71 (9.28%) CMS
2 57 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 56 (7.32%) Apache
4 43 (5.62%) WebLogic
5 42 (5.49%) IIS
6 41 (5.36%) Tomcat
7 40 (5.23%) WebSphere
8 28 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 18 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (2.09%) JBoss
13 13 (1.70%) Drupal
13 13 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (1.57%) TeamSite
15 11 (1.44%) Alfresco
15 11 (1.44%) Node.js
16 7 (0.92%) WebSphere Process Server
17 6 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
18 5 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 49 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.53%) MS Office
3 21 (2.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.44%) Photoshop
6 8 (1.05%) Fireworks
6 8 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.65%) FrameMaker
7 5 (0.65%) RoboHelp
8 4 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.39%) PaintShop Pro
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.26%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.13%) InDesign
11 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.57%) SmartPlant
3 7 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.52%) Magento
5 3 (0.39%) SAP BCA
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) Tridion
6 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.26%) BusinessWare
6 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.57%) SaaS
2 11 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.52%) Force.com
5 4 (0.52%) Office 365
5 4 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.39%) Yammer
6 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.26%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.06%) Internet
2 35 (4.58%) HTTP
3 27 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.75%) Intranet
5 19 (2.48%) DNS
6 17 (2.22%) DHCP
7 13 (1.70%) SSL
8 9 (1.18%) FTP
8 9 (1.18%) Firewall
9 7 (0.92%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.92%) LDAP
10 6 (0.78%) SDH
10 6 (0.78%) MPLS
10 6 (0.78%) X.400
10 6 (0.78%) X.500
11 5 (0.65%) 3G
11 5 (0.65%) 2G
11 5 (0.65%) LTE
11 5 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (16.73%) SQL Server
2 74 (9.67%) Relational Database
3 47 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (5.88%) MySQL
5 43 (5.62%) Oracle Database
6 40 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (3.27%) RDBMS
9 25 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (3.14%) Ingres
11 21 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.70%) MS Access
12 13 (1.70%) MarkLogic
13 12 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (1.57%) PowerCenter
13 12 (1.57%) SAP BW
14 11 (1.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 96 (12.55%) Visual Studio
2 89 (11.63%) Subversion
3 61 (7.97%) Git (software)
3 61 (7.97%) Jenkins
4 50 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (6.54%) Ant
5 45 (5.88%) Maven
6 43 (5.62%) JUnit
7 31 (4.05%) NUnit
8 29 (3.79%) CruiseControl
9 26 (3.40%) JIRA
9 26 (3.40%) ClearCase
10 25 (3.27%) ClearQuest
10 25 (3.27%) Selenium
11 24 (3.14%) CppUnit
11 24 (3.14%) GoogleTest
12 20 (2.61%) Axure RP
13 14 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
13 14 (1.83%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.05%) Cucumber
General
1 89 (11.63%) Publishing
2 79 (10.33%) Finance
3 29 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.61%) Banking
5 16 (2.09%) Marketing
6 11 (1.44%) Legal
7 10 (1.31%) Back Office
8 9 (1.18%) Military
9 8 (1.05%) Retail
10 7 (0.92%) Electronics
11 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.52%) Automotive
13 4 (0.52%) Front Office
14 3 (0.39%) Law
14 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.39%) Games
15 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 428 (55.95%) Developer
2 73 (9.54%) Analyst
3 67 (8.76%) Java Developer
4 65 (8.50%) .NET Developer
5 40 (5.23%) Consultant
6 39 (5.10%) Web Developer
7 36 (4.71%) Senior Developer
7 36 (4.71%) Test Analyst
8 31 (4.05%) Architect
9 30 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 28 (3.66%) C# Developer
10 28 (3.66%) SharePoint Developer
11 27 (3.53%) Software Developer
12 24 (3.14%) Lead Developer
12 24 (3.14%) Wintel Engineer
13 18 (2.35%) Front-End Developer
13 18 (2.35%) Test Leader
14 17 (2.22%) CMS Developer
14 17 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (2.22%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (38.82%) HTML
2 225 (29.41%) CSS
3 212 (27.71%) Web Services
4 208 (27.19%) .NET
5 160 (20.92%) jQuery
6 149 (19.48%) XSLT
7 119 (15.56%) ASP.NET
8 110 (14.38%) SOAP
9 107 (13.99%) Ajax
10 99 (12.94%) JSON
11 89 (11.63%) HTML5
12 88 (11.50%) REST
13 87 (11.37%) Spring
14 63 (8.24%) WCF
15 56 (7.32%) .NET Framework
16 55 (7.19%) CSS3
17 52 (6.80%) XSD
18 48 (6.27%) RESTful
19 39 (5.10%) JMS
20 38 (4.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.10%) User Experience
3 34 (4.44%) W3C
4 30 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 20 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.48%) Web 2.0
7 16 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.96%) Visualisation
8 15 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.70%) Open Source
10 12 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.44%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.31%) Clustering
12 10 (1.31%) Derivative
13 9 (1.18%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.05%) E-Learning
14 8 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
14 8 (1.05%) Social Media
15 7 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 141 (18.43%) Linux
2 111 (14.51%) Windows
3 85 (11.11%) UNIX
4 16 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.31%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.31%) Android
7 8 (1.05%) CentOS
7 8 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.78%) AIX
9 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (13.86%) MVC
3 96 (12.55%) Scrum
3 96 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
4 83 (10.85%) OO
5 78 (10.20%) TDD
6 75 (9.80%) Web Development
7 74 (9.67%) Software Engineering
8 63 (8.24%) SOA
9 61 (7.97%) Unit Testing
10 57 (7.45%) UML
11 56 (7.32%) ITIL
12 55 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (6.14%) OOP
14 45 (5.88%) Content Management
15 43 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (4.71%) CRM
17 34 (4.44%) Workflow
18 33 (4.31%) Validation
19 32 (4.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 258 (33.73%) SQL
2 229 (29.93%) JavaScript
3 211 (27.58%) Java
4 167 (21.83%) C#
5 65 (8.50%) Python
6 60 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 52 (6.80%) VBScript
8 45 (5.88%) PHP
9 41 (5.36%) XQuery
9 41 (5.36%) XPath
10 37 (4.84%) C++
11 32 (4.18%) C
12 28 (3.66%) PL/SQL
13 27 (3.53%) VB.NET
14 24 (3.14%) T-SQL
15 20 (2.61%) Perl
16 15 (1.96%) PHP5
17 14 (1.83%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.57%) VB
19 10 (1.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 133 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 111 (14.51%) SC Cleared
3 49 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (6.01%) Degree
5 42 (5.49%) MCITP
6 35 (4.58%) ISEB
7 30 (3.92%) MCSA
8 16 (2.09%) VCP4
9 11 (1.44%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.44%) MCSE
10 8 (1.05%) MCTS
11 5 (0.65%) HND
11 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.65%) CCNA
11 5 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.52%) HNC
13 3 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.39%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.93%) QA
2 6 (0.78%) WCAG
3 3 (0.39%) HL7
4 2 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (0.65%) KVM
5 5 (0.65%) vSphere
6 2 (0.26%) Firmware
6 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (2.48%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (1.44%) SCSM
3 11 (1.44%) WMI
3 11 (1.44%) SCOM
4 8 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.92%) Ansible
6 6 (0.78%) Puppet
6 6 (0.78%) MOM
7 5 (0.65%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.39%) OpenView
8 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.39%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.13%) Netcool
9 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 167 (21.83%) Microsoft
2 118 (15.42%) Oracle
3 40 (5.23%) SAP
4 37 (4.84%) Adobe
5 27 (3.53%) HP
6 26 (3.40%) Google
7 25 (3.27%) IBM
8 21 (2.75%) Open Text
9 19 (2.48%) RedDot
9 19 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.83%) VMware
11 13 (1.70%) Informatica
11 13 (1.70%) Business Objects
12 12 (1.57%) Software AG
12 12 (1.57%) Intergraph
13 9 (1.18%) webMethods
13 9 (1.18%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.05%) Capita
14 8 (1.05%) Ektron
15 7 (0.92%) Sitecore
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + other rates considered.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 360-£375/Day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Rate: £275 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita ITPS
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Headington, Oxfordshire
University of Oxford
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago