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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 38 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 446 414 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.68% 4.82% 6.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.91% 18.68% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 248 266
Average daily rate
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£370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £35.75 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.75 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
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
2240 2216 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.48% 25.80% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1302 1208
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 89
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +6 111 £400 +11.11% 25
Hampshire -3 105 £350 -5.08% 31
Berkshire -13 82 £375 +4.82% 28
Oxfordshire +12 64 £431 +1.47% 22
Buckinghamshire -18 23 £290 -7.93% 14
Kent +6 17 £275 -38.88% 12
West Sussex 0 14 £260 -30.66% 9
Middlesex +5 11 £275 -21.42% 4
East Sussex -15 9 £285 -18.57% 15
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Isle of Wight - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 349 (42.35%) SQL
2 317 (38.47%) HTML
3 255 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 247 (29.98%) Java
5 224 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
6 213 (25.85%) .NET
7 197 (23.91%) CSS
8 192 (23.30%) SQL Server
9 178 (21.60%) Web Services
10 170 (20.63%) C#
11 169 (20.51%) Microsoft
12 166 (20.15%) MVC
13 153 (18.57%) XSLT
14 137 (16.63%) ASP.NET
15 135 (16.38%) Windows
16 132 (16.02%) Spring
16 132 (16.02%) JSON
17 131 (15.90%) REST
18 120 (14.56%) Security Cleared
19 115 (13.96%) Oracle
20 111 (13.47%) SOAP
20 111 (13.47%) Scrum
21 108 (13.11%) jQuery
22 102 (12.38%) SOA
23 99 (12.01%) TDD
24 96 (11.65%) Ajax
25 95 (11.53%) Finance
26 88 (10.68%) WCF
27 87 (10.56%) Internet
28 84 (10.19%) Linux

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 56 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 52 (6.31%) Apache
3 46 (5.58%) Tomcat
4 36 (4.37%) IIS
5 34 (4.13%) CMS
5 34 (4.13%) WebSphere
6 26 (3.16%) WebLogic
7 25 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (2.43%) Confluence
9 18 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (2.18%) Node.js
10 17 (2.06%) Drupal
11 16 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (1.33%) Documentum
14 10 (1.21%) ColdFusion
14 10 (1.21%) SAS
14 10 (1.21%) Alfresco
15 9 (1.09%) Liferay
Applications
1 67 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 52 (6.31%) MS Office
3 20 (2.43%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.33%) Fireworks
5 10 (1.21%) InfoPath
6 9 (1.09%) Adobe Captivate
7 8 (0.97%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.36%) PaintShop Pro
10 2 (0.24%) SPSS
10 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.12%) MS Project
11 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.36%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.82%) SaaS
3 13 (1.58%) Force.com
4 7 (0.85%) Office 365
5 3 (0.36%) GitHub
6 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 87 (10.56%) Internet
2 39 (4.73%) HTTP
3 17 (2.06%) FTP
3 17 (2.06%) Firewall
4 14 (1.70%) SSL
5 13 (1.58%) X.400
5 13 (1.58%) X.500
6 11 (1.33%) DNS
7 9 (1.09%) LDAP
7 9 (1.09%) SNMP
7 9 (1.09%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.97%) 2G
8 8 (0.97%) 3G
8 8 (0.97%) SMTP
8 8 (0.97%) 4G
8 8 (0.97%) LTE
9 7 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
10 6 (0.73%) DHCP
10 6 (0.73%) Telnet
11 4 (0.49%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 70 (8.50%) MySQL
3 61 (7.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (7.16%) Relational Database
5 39 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (3.40%) RDBMS
7 27 (3.28%) Oracle Database
8 25 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 18 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (2.06%) DTS
12 17 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.82%) DB2
15 13 (1.58%) Big Data
16 12 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (1.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 79 (9.59%) Subversion
2 72 (8.74%) Visual Studio
3 55 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (6.07%) Maven
5 46 (5.58%) Jenkins
6 45 (5.46%) Ant
6 45 (5.46%) JUnit
7 43 (5.22%) JIRA
7 43 (5.22%) Git (software)
8 37 (4.49%) Eclipse
9 25 (3.03%) Selenium
10 17 (2.06%) NUnit
11 14 (1.70%) Dreamweaver
12 11 (1.33%) Toad
12 11 (1.33%) CruiseControl
13 10 (1.21%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.21%) Hudson
13 10 (1.21%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.21%) QUnit
13 10 (1.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 95 (11.53%) Finance
2 52 (6.31%) Publishing
3 34 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.64%) Marketing
5 22 (2.67%) Banking
6 16 (1.94%) Games
7 13 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.46%) Military
9 11 (1.33%) Legal
10 9 (1.09%) Electronics
11 6 (0.73%) Retail
11 6 (0.73%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.49%) German Language
13 3 (0.36%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.36%) Swedish Language
13 3 (0.36%) Automotive
13 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 490 (59.47%) Developer
2 89 (10.80%) Java Developer
3 75 (9.10%) .NET Developer
4 71 (8.62%) Analyst
5 53 (6.43%) Web Developer
6 51 (6.19%) Consultant
7 44 (5.34%) Architect
8 37 (4.49%) Test Analyst
9 36 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 35 (4.25%) Mobile Developer
11 31 (3.76%) Lead Developer
12 30 (3.64%) Software Developer
13 29 (3.52%) C# Developer
14 23 (2.79%) Software Engineer
14 23 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (2.67%) Front-End Developer
16 17 (2.06%) Wintel Engineer
16 17 (2.06%) Tester
16 17 (2.06%) PHP Developer
17 16 (1.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (38.47%) HTML
2 213 (25.85%) .NET
3 197 (23.91%) CSS
4 178 (21.60%) Web Services
5 153 (18.57%) XSLT
6 137 (16.63%) ASP.NET
7 132 (16.02%) Spring
7 132 (16.02%) JSON
8 131 (15.90%) REST
9 111 (13.47%) SOAP
10 108 (13.11%) jQuery
11 96 (11.65%) Ajax
12 88 (10.68%) WCF
13 81 (9.83%) J2EE
14 63 (7.65%) HTML5
15 58 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 46 (5.58%) Hibernate
17 45 (5.46%) JSP
17 45 (5.46%) .NET Framework
18 39 (4.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 28 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.43%) Open Source
7 18 (2.18%) User Experience
8 17 (2.06%) W3C
9 13 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.46%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.33%) DTV
12 10 (1.21%) Replication
12 10 (1.21%) Smart Meter
13 9 (1.09%) iPhone
13 9 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.09%) E-Learning
14 8 (0.97%) Graphic Design
14 8 (0.97%) Mathematics
15 6 (0.73%) Derivative
15 6 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 135 (16.38%) Windows
2 84 (10.19%) Linux
3 81 (9.83%) UNIX
4 31 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.94%) Android
7 10 (1.21%) AIX
7 10 (1.21%) Solaris
8 7 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) SUSE
10 2 (0.24%) Debian
10 2 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) webOS
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) zOS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (20.15%) MVC
3 111 (13.47%) Scrum
4 102 (12.38%) SOA
5 99 (12.01%) TDD
6 80 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (8.98%) Unit Testing
8 65 (7.89%) OO
9 61 (7.40%) Workflow
10 60 (7.28%) CRM
11 59 (7.16%) ITIL
12 52 (6.31%) E-Commerce
13 48 (5.83%) Web Development
14 44 (5.34%) Use Case
14 44 (5.34%) OOP
15 43 (5.22%) Software Engineering
16 37 (4.49%) Validation
16 37 (4.49%) Migration
17 36 (4.37%) Integration Testing
18 35 (4.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 349 (42.35%) SQL
2 255 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 247 (29.98%) Java
4 170 (20.63%) C#
5 60 (7.28%) Python
6 57 (6.92%) VB.NET
7 56 (6.80%) PHP
8 50 (6.07%) VBScript
9 48 (5.83%) T-SQL
10 46 (5.58%) XQuery
11 39 (4.73%) PowerShell
12 35 (4.25%) PL/SQL
13 32 (3.88%) C
14 29 (3.52%) Perl
14 29 (3.52%) C++
14 29 (3.52%) XPath
15 27 (3.28%) VB
16 16 (1.94%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.82%) ActionScript
17 15 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 120 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 80 (9.71%) SC Cleared
3 47 (5.70%) Degree
4 31 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (3.16%) ISEB
6 23 (2.79%) DV Cleared
7 21 (2.55%) MCITP
7 21 (2.55%) MCSA
8 10 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.73%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.73%) HND
10 5 (0.61%) MCTS
11 4 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.49%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.36%) PMP
12 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.36%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.85%) QA
2 10 (1.21%) CDISC
3 8 (0.97%) SLA
4 3 (0.36%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (1.21%) KVM
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
1 17 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.21%) Vagrant
5 9 (1.09%) Puppet
5 9 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (0.85%) SCOM
7 6 (0.73%) SCCM
8 4 (0.49%) Ansible
8 4 (0.49%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 169 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 115 (13.96%) Oracle
3 36 (4.37%) Twitter
4 35 (4.25%) Google
5 33 (4.00%) Facebook
6 25 (3.03%) IBM
6 25 (3.03%) SAP
7 24 (2.91%) Adobe
8 22 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.94%) HP
10 15 (1.82%) Informatica
11 14 (1.70%) Telerik
12 12 (1.46%) Cognos
12 12 (1.46%) hybris
13 10 (1.21%) Business Objects
14 9 (1.09%) Jaspersoft
14 9 (1.09%) Clearswift
14 9 (1.09%) Software AG
14 9 (1.09%) Lotus
15 8 (0.97%) Meridio
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Caci
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £460 - £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £304.69 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Thinking Recruitment
Rate: From £150 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Gold Group
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £180 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Farnborough
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago