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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 46 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 388 426 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.03% 4.22% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.17% 18.42% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 246 245
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 20
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £42.00 £15.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £36.65
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.14%
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
2399 2313 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.90% 22.91% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1408 1259
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 49
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +19 95 £375 -7.69% 24
Surrey -6 92 £425 +21.42% 25
Berkshire -18 71 £400 - 18
Buckinghamshire -18 32 £319 +2.82% 6
Kent -9 29 £313 -30.55% 8
Oxfordshire -1 25 £445 +5.32% 10
West Sussex -10 22 £340 -20.00% 6
East Sussex -8 7 £325 - 11
Middlesex -3 2 £391 +43.57% 1
Sussex +3 1 £173 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for XML.

1 324 (46.42%) SQL
2 271 (38.83%) Java
3 234 (33.52%) Oracle
4 232 (33.24%) JavaScript
5 229 (32.81%) HTML
6 215 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
7 208 (29.80%) Web Services
8 204 (29.23%) SOAP
9 198 (28.37%) CSS
10 155 (22.21%) Unix
11 152 (21.78%) .NET
12 149 (21.35%) SQL Server
13 147 (21.06%) C#
14 139 (19.91%) Security Cleared
15 125 (17.91%) SC Cleared
16 112 (16.05%) jQuery
17 108 (15.47%) Linux
18 106 (15.19%) Subversion
19 105 (15.04%) Microsoft
20 103 (14.76%) PL/SQL
21 100 (14.33%) Spring
22 98 (14.04%) Windows
23 97 (13.90%) Scrum
24 96 (13.75%) Oracle Database
25 90 (12.89%) SOA
26 88 (12.61%) JSON
27 86 (12.32%) Finance
28 84 (12.03%) SoapUI
29 83 (11.89%) Web Development
30 81 (11.60%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (9.89%) JBoss
2 61 (8.74%) Apache
3 42 (6.02%) IIS
4 35 (5.01%) Tomcat
5 34 (4.87%) WebLogic
6 30 (4.30%) WebSphere
7 25 (3.58%) SharePoint
8 24 (3.44%) CMS
9 20 (2.87%) Oracle Service Bus
10 16 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (1.86%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (1.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (1.43%) Confluence
14 10 (1.43%) Node.js
15 7 (1.00%) SAS
16 5 (0.72%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.57%) AquaLogic
17 4 (0.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 79 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.73%) MS Office
3 20 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.00%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.57%) MS Project
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.14%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.43%) OpenText Process Suite
2 7 (1.00%) Magento
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.29%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.29%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.14%) AWD
7 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.58%) Boomi
3 8 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.86%) SaaS
6 4 (0.57%) Force.com
7 3 (0.43%) IaaS
7 3 (0.43%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.43%) Office 365
7 3 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.29%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.60%) HTTP
2 45 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 26 (3.72%) SSL
4 20 (2.87%) DNS
4 20 (2.87%) Internet
4 20 (2.87%) VPN
5 17 (2.44%) DHCP
6 16 (2.29%) IPsec
7 15 (2.15%) LDAP
8 13 (1.86%) SMTP
9 12 (1.72%) Firewall
9 12 (1.72%) HTTPS
10 9 (1.29%) BGP
10 9 (1.29%) Ethernet
10 9 (1.29%) FTP
10 9 (1.29%) IPv6
10 9 (1.29%) Software-Defined Networking
11 7 (1.00%) ATM
11 7 (1.00%) SNMP
12 6 (0.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 96 (13.75%) Oracle Database
3 56 (8.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (5.16%) MySQL
5 35 (5.01%) Oracle Database 10g
5 35 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 28 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (2.44%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.72%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.72%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (1.43%) Big Data
15 10 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 106 (15.19%) Subversion
2 84 (12.03%) SoapUI
3 61 (8.74%) JIRA
4 54 (7.74%) Maven
5 52 (7.45%) Eclipse
5 52 (7.45%) Selenium
6 51 (7.31%) Visual Studio
7 49 (7.02%) JUnit
7 49 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 42 (6.02%) Cucumber
9 39 (5.59%) Oracle Forms
10 37 (5.30%) Ant
11 31 (4.44%) Git (software)
12 26 (3.72%) Gradle
13 24 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (3.15%) Checkstyle
14 22 (3.15%) FindBugs
14 22 (3.15%) Toad
15 18 (2.58%) Artifactory
16 17 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 86 (12.32%) Finance
2 38 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.44%) Marketing
4 23 (3.30%) Banking
5 22 (3.15%) Publishing
6 14 (2.01%) Retail
7 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.86%) Military
8 5 (0.72%) Back Office
8 5 (0.72%) Billing
9 4 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) French Language
10 2 (0.29%) German Language
10 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 392 (56.16%) Developer
2 97 (13.90%) Java Developer
3 78 (11.17%) Analyst
4 67 (9.60%) .NET Developer
5 57 (8.17%) Test Analyst
6 47 (6.73%) SQL Developer
7 46 (6.59%) Senior Developer
8 37 (5.30%) C# Developer
8 37 (5.30%) Oracle Developer
9 36 (5.16%) Architect
10 35 (5.01%) Designer
11 34 (4.87%) JavaScript Developer
12 32 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
12 32 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (4.30%) Support Engineer
14 28 (4.01%) Oracle Forms Developer
15 27 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 27 (3.87%) Solutions Designer
15 27 (3.87%) Web Developer
16 25 (3.58%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (32.81%) HTML
2 208 (29.80%) Web Services
3 204 (29.23%) SOAP
4 198 (28.37%) CSS
5 152 (21.78%) .NET
6 112 (16.05%) jQuery
7 100 (14.33%) Spring
8 88 (12.61%) JSON
9 81 (11.60%) REST
10 76 (10.89%) Hibernate
11 66 (9.46%) ASP.NET
12 60 (8.60%) J2EE
13 55 (7.88%) JMS
14 52 (7.45%) XSLT
15 49 (7.02%) XSD
16 48 (6.88%) HTML5
16 48 (6.88%) JSP
17 44 (6.30%) Java EE
18 43 (6.16%) .NET Framework
19 40 (5.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.44%) PKI
4 21 (3.01%) Cryptography
5 18 (2.58%) Algorithms
5 18 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.15%) Smart Meter
8 14 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (1.43%) DataPower
10 10 (1.43%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.29%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.15%) User Experience
13 7 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.86%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.86%) W3C
15 5 (0.72%) Blockchain
15 5 (0.72%) Cryptocurrency
15 5 (0.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 155 (22.21%) Unix
2 108 (15.47%) Linux
3 98 (14.04%) Windows
4 39 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.58%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.58%) zOS
8 9 (1.29%) Android
9 8 (1.15%) AIX
9 8 (1.15%) Solaris
10 7 (1.00%) CentOS
11 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.29%) Debian
12 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (13.90%) Scrum
3 90 (12.89%) SOA
4 83 (11.89%) Web Development
5 78 (11.17%) MVC
6 67 (9.60%) Waterfall
7 66 (9.46%) SDLC
8 64 (9.17%) Workflow
9 61 (8.74%) OO
10 54 (7.74%) UML
11 52 (7.45%) Use Case
12 49 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (6.88%) Test Scripting
14 45 (6.45%) Integration Testing
15 43 (6.16%) Mentoring
16 42 (6.02%) Migration
17 41 (5.87%) Data Modelling
18 39 (5.59%) System Testing
19 37 (5.30%) ETL
20 36 (5.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 324 (46.42%) SQL
2 271 (38.83%) Java
3 232 (33.24%) JavaScript
4 147 (21.06%) C#
5 103 (14.76%) PL/SQL
6 72 (10.32%) PHP
7 57 (8.17%) Shell Script
8 53 (7.59%) T-SQL
9 46 (6.59%) C++
9 46 (6.59%) PowerShell
10 43 (6.16%) VB
11 36 (5.16%) Python
12 34 (4.87%) VBScript
13 27 (3.87%) VB.NET
14 23 (3.30%) C
15 14 (2.01%) Perl
16 11 (1.58%) Jython
16 11 (1.58%) Scala
16 11 (1.58%) VB6
16 11 (1.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 139 (19.91%) Security Cleared
2 125 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 52 (7.45%) Degree
4 34 (4.87%) ISEB
5 29 (4.15%) ISTQB
6 24 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.29%) MCSD
8 12 (1.72%) MCITP
9 10 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.43%) MCSE
10 9 (1.29%) MCTS
11 8 (1.15%) MCSA
12 7 (1.00%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.72%) CCNP
14 5 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.72%) MCAD
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
16 2 (0.29%) OCA
16 2 (0.29%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.59%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.57%) SLA
4 3 (0.43%) FIPS 140-2
4 3 (0.43%) HL7
4 3 (0.43%) WCAG
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) Docker
4 2 (0.29%) Varnish
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (6.30%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.29%) SCOM
2 9 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (1.15%) Ansible
4 4 (0.57%) Puppet
4 4 (0.57%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.57%) yum
5 3 (0.43%) Nagios
5 3 (0.43%) WMI
6 2 (0.29%) Control-M
6 2 (0.29%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.14%) MOM
7 1 (0.14%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.14%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.14%) SCCM
7 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 234 (33.52%) Oracle
2 105 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.88%) HP
4 36 (5.16%) IBM
5 27 (3.87%) SAP
6 17 (2.44%) Adobe
6 17 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.29%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.86%) webMethods
9 10 (1.43%) Dell
9 10 (1.43%) hybris
10 9 (1.29%) Remedy
10 9 (1.29%) Talend
11 8 (1.15%) Ab Initio
11 8 (1.15%) ATG
11 8 (1.15%) Informatica
11 8 (1.15%) Zend
12 7 (1.00%) VMware
13 5 (0.72%) Google
13 5 (0.72%) Percussion
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