The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 39 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing XML 434 468 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.50% 5.49% 5.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.48% 22.72% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 215 299
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 56 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.97 £17.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.40 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2228 2060 2374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.12% 24.18% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1083 1203
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 136 101
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +3 107 £363 +3.57% 31
Berkshire -24 99 £380 +1.33% 17
Hampshire -13 93 £350 +4.47% 11
Buckinghamshire -17 38 £300 -29.41% 9
Oxfordshire +4 25 £325 +1.56% 31
East Sussex +7 20 £275 -21.42% 4
Kent +14 15 £363 +22.88% 10
Thames Valley - 10 £450 -
West Sussex -19 3 £325 -5.79% 9
Middlesex -3 2 - - 3
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 346 (41.19%) .NET
2 335 (39.88%) SQL
3 312 (37.14%) HTML
4 292 (34.76%) SQL Server
5 278 (33.10%) JavaScript
6 254 (30.24%) C#
7 234 (27.86%) CSS
8 208 (24.76%) Web Services
9 207 (24.64%) Java
10 199 (23.69%) Windows
11 192 (22.86%) Microsoft
12 175 (20.83%) ASP.NET
13 164 (19.52%) SOAP
14 148 (17.62%) XSLT
15 145 (17.26%) Visual Studio
16 140 (16.67%) jQuery
17 136 (16.19%) Oracle
17 136 (16.19%) Scrum
18 135 (16.07%) JSON
19 134 (15.95%) WCF
20 123 (14.64%) SQL Server 2008
20 123 (14.64%) SOA
21 122 (14.52%) Security Cleared
22 111 (13.21%) Ajax
23 108 (12.86%) Finance
24 102 (12.14%) SC Cleared
25 100 (11.90%) MVC
26 87 (10.36%) Subversion
26 87 (10.36%) SharePoint
26 87 (10.36%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 87 (10.36%) SharePoint
2 47 (5.60%) WebSphere
2 47 (5.60%) BizTalk Server
3 45 (5.36%) IIS
4 42 (5.00%) CMS
5 29 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 24 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 21 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 21 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
8 19 (2.26%) Apache
9 16 (1.90%) Liferay
10 12 (1.43%) Drupal
11 11 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (1.31%) Confluence
12 8 (0.95%) MS Project Server
12 8 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (0.71%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.60%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 73 (8.69%) MS Office
2 55 (6.55%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.67%) Fireworks
4 12 (1.43%) Adobe Captivate
5 11 (1.31%) MS Project
5 11 (1.31%) PaintShop Pro
6 9 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.36%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 40 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.60%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.36%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.24%) Staffware
8 2 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.12%) ProductWriter
9 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.98%) SaaS
3 6 (0.71%) Office 365
4 5 (0.60%) PaaS
5 3 (0.36%) Force.com
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.31%) Internet
2 24 (2.86%) HTTP
3 22 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.38%) LDAP
5 14 (1.67%) SSL
6 12 (1.43%) Network Security
7 11 (1.31%) FTP
8 10 (1.19%) Firewall
8 10 (1.19%) Intranet
9 9 (1.07%) VPN
10 7 (0.83%) SNMP
10 7 (0.83%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.83%) TELNET
10 7 (0.83%) 3G
10 7 (0.83%) SMTP
10 7 (0.83%) 2G
10 7 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (0.71%) 4G
11 6 (0.71%) CTI
11 6 (0.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (34.76%) SQL Server
2 123 (14.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (8.81%) MySQL
4 72 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (5.48%) Oracle Database
6 45 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (3.21%) Relational Database
9 26 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 21 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (2.26%) RDBMS
13 19 (2.26%) DB2
14 17 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.43%) IDOL
16 11 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (1.19%) NoSQL
18 9 (1.07%) PowerCenter
19 8 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 145 (17.26%) Visual Studio
2 87 (10.36%) Subversion
3 61 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 36 (4.29%) Git (software)
6 31 (3.69%) SoapUI
7 27 (3.21%) NUnit
8 26 (3.10%) Jenkins
9 25 (2.98%) JUnit
10 22 (2.62%) Talend Open Studio
11 20 (2.38%) Ant
12 19 (2.26%) Hudson
12 19 (2.26%) SpecFlow
13 18 (2.14%) JIRA
13 18 (2.14%) Dreamweaver
14 14 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
15 13 (1.55%) Toad
16 11 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (1.19%) Maven
18 9 (1.07%) Xcode
General
1 108 (12.86%) Finance
2 40 (4.76%) Publishing
3 38 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.98%) Retail
5 16 (1.90%) Marketing
5 16 (1.90%) Games
6 13 (1.55%) Legal
7 11 (1.31%) Banking
7 11 (1.31%) Military
8 9 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.83%) Law
10 6 (0.71%) Automotive
10 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.60%) Electronics
12 4 (0.48%) Back Office
13 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.36%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 517 (61.55%) Developer
2 136 (16.19%) .NET Developer
3 78 (9.29%) Java Developer
4 75 (8.93%) Consultant
5 66 (7.86%) Analyst
6 43 (5.12%) Architect
6 43 (5.12%) Web Developer
7 42 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 39 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (4.64%) C# Developer
9 35 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 34 (4.05%) Test Analyst
11 31 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (3.21%) BizTalk Developer
12 27 (3.21%) Programmer
13 26 (3.10%) PHP Developer
14 25 (2.98%) Mobile Developer
14 25 (2.98%) Software Developer
14 25 (2.98%) Applications Developer
15 21 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (41.19%) .NET
2 312 (37.14%) HTML
3 234 (27.86%) CSS
4 208 (24.76%) Web Services
5 175 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 164 (19.52%) SOAP
7 148 (17.62%) XSLT
8 140 (16.67%) jQuery
9 135 (16.07%) JSON
10 134 (15.95%) WCF
11 111 (13.21%) Ajax
12 87 (10.36%) REST
13 82 (9.76%) Spring
14 66 (7.86%) HTML5
15 60 (7.14%) .NET Framework
16 59 (7.02%) J2EE
17 58 (6.90%) Middleware
18 49 (5.83%) Hibernate
19 48 (5.71%) LINQ
20 43 (5.12%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.38%) Mobile App
2 21 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.26%) E-Learning
4 17 (2.02%) CMDB
5 15 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.55%) SCORM
8 11 (1.31%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.95%) iSeries
10 8 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 8 (0.95%) W3C
11 7 (0.83%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.71%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.71%) RIA
12 6 (0.71%) Open Source
12 6 (0.71%) Replication
13 5 (0.60%) Telematics
14 4 (0.48%) DTV
15 3 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 199 (23.69%) Windows
2 83 (9.88%) Linux
3 76 (9.05%) UNIX
4 41 (4.88%) Android
5 33 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (3.10%) Apple iOS
8 21 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.83%) Solaris
11 6 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.60%) HPUX
13 4 (0.48%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.48%) AIX
14 3 (0.36%) VMS
14 3 (0.36%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (16.19%) Scrum
2 123 (14.64%) SOA
3 100 (11.90%) MVC
4 84 (10.00%) Workflow
5 83 (9.88%) OO
6 74 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (6.90%) TDD
8 55 (6.55%) OOP
9 54 (6.43%) Web Development
10 52 (6.19%) Content Management
11 50 (5.95%) UML
11 50 (5.95%) CRM
12 47 (5.60%) Unit Testing
13 40 (4.76%) Software Engineering
13 40 (4.76%) ITIL
14 37 (4.40%) BDD
15 32 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (3.81%) Mobile Application Development
16 31 (3.69%) Data Modelling
16 31 (3.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 335 (39.88%) SQL
2 278 (33.10%) JavaScript
3 254 (30.24%) C#
4 207 (24.64%) Java
5 77 (9.17%) VB.NET
6 57 (6.79%) C++
7 55 (6.55%) PHP
8 51 (6.07%) T-SQL
9 43 (5.12%) C
10 39 (4.64%) Perl
11 38 (4.52%) PL/SQL
12 31 (3.69%) Python
13 30 (3.57%) VB
14 25 (2.98%) Shell Script
15 24 (2.86%) PowerShell
16 18 (2.14%) ActionScript
17 14 (1.67%) XPath
17 14 (1.67%) ActionScript 2.0
18 12 (1.43%) XQuery
19 8 (0.95%) Korn
Qualifications
1 122 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 102 (12.14%) SC Cleared
3 38 (4.52%) Degree
4 26 (3.10%) ISEB
5 19 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.95%) MCSE
8 6 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.60%) MCTS
10 4 (0.48%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.48%) MCSD
11 3 (0.36%) CISSP
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.36%) CISM
12 2 (0.24%) CCNA
13 1 (0.12%) CCIE
13 1 (0.12%) CCNP
13 1 (0.12%) OCP
13 1 (0.12%) OCA
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.12%) QA
2 10 (1.19%) SLA
3 9 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.60%) WCAG
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (1.19%) XenDesktop
1 10 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (1.07%) vSphere
2 9 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
5 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) UAG
5 1 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (1.43%) SCOM
2 9 (1.07%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.07%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (0.83%) Puppet
4 5 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.48%) Ansible
5 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.36%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.36%) WMI
7 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.24%) MOM
7 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.24%) nmon
8 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 192 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 136 (16.19%) Oracle
3 24 (2.86%) Google
4 22 (2.62%) Talend
4 22 (2.62%) HP
5 21 (2.50%) Adobe
6 19 (2.26%) BMC
7 17 (2.02%) IBM
7 17 (2.02%) ServiceNow
8 15 (1.79%) Remedy
8 15 (1.79%) SAP
8 15 (1.79%) Facebook
9 14 (1.67%) Zend
10 13 (1.55%) Twitter
11 12 (1.43%) CA
12 11 (1.31%) Informatica
12 11 (1.31%) Citrix
12 11 (1.31%) webMethods
12 11 (1.31%) JBoss
12 11 (1.31%) Business Objects
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The People Network
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £400 to £450 per day
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Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
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Surrey
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Surrey
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Bodleian Libraries
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