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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 40 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 412 434 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.52% 4.72% 3.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.24% 19.72% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 252 196
Median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 15
Median hourly rate £38.00 £13.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.48% -61.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £13.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
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
2390 2201 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.22% 23.92% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1382 1197
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 46
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +32 101 £375 +7.14% 32
Surrey -4 99 £450 +33.33% 22
Berkshire -11 78 £400 - 15
Buckinghamshire -22 33 £310 -4.24% 4
Kent +8 32 £325 -27.77% 8
Oxfordshire -4 32 £493 +13.87% 10
West Sussex -39 16 £368 -8.12% 1
East Sussex -10 3 £325 - 9
Middlesex -7 2 £270 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 342 (45.54%) SQL
2 286 (38.08%) Java
3 243 (32.36%) Oracle
4 234 (31.16%) HTML
5 227 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 227 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
6 221 (29.43%) Web Services
7 200 (26.63%) CSS
8 192 (25.57%) SOAP
9 163 (21.70%) SQL Server
10 159 (21.17%) .NET
11 150 (19.97%) C#
12 147 (19.57%) Unix
12 147 (19.57%) Security Cleared
13 134 (17.84%) Linux
14 128 (17.04%) SC Cleared
15 114 (15.18%) jQuery
16 110 (14.65%) Microsoft
17 104 (13.85%) Subversion
18 103 (13.72%) Scrum
18 103 (13.72%) JSON
19 101 (13.45%) PL/SQL
20 100 (13.32%) Windows
21 95 (12.65%) Spring
22 94 (12.52%) SoapUI
23 92 (12.25%) Oracle Database
23 92 (12.25%) SOA
24 88 (11.72%) REST
25 87 (11.58%) Web Development
26 86 (11.45%) Finance

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 84 (11.19%) JBoss
2 65 (8.66%) Apache
3 50 (6.66%) Tomcat
4 46 (6.13%) IIS
5 36 (4.79%) WebLogic
5 36 (4.79%) WebSphere
6 31 (4.13%) CMS
7 28 (3.73%) SharePoint
8 23 (3.06%) Oracle Service Bus
9 17 (2.26%) Confluence
10 14 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (0.93%) Drupal
12 7 (0.93%) Node.js
12 7 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 80 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.33%) MS Office
3 17 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.93%) MS Project
6 6 (0.80%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.13%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Magento
1 7 (0.93%) OpenText Process Suite
2 6 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.27%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.46%) Boomi
3 8 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.93%) SaaS
5 5 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.67%) Bluemix
6 4 (0.53%) Force.com
6 4 (0.53%) Office 365
7 3 (0.40%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.27%) FinancialForce.com
8 2 (0.27%) Google Play
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.06%) HTTP
2 39 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 28 (3.73%) SSL
4 26 (3.46%) Internet
5 23 (3.06%) DNS
6 19 (2.53%) VPN
7 18 (2.40%) DHCP
8 17 (2.26%) IPsec
9 13 (1.73%) LDAP
10 11 (1.46%) Firewall
10 11 (1.46%) HTTPS
10 11 (1.46%) SMTP
11 10 (1.33%) BGP
11 10 (1.33%) IPv6
11 10 (1.33%) Software-Defined Networking
12 9 (1.20%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.20%) FTP
13 8 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (1.07%) SNMP
14 7 (0.93%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (21.70%) SQL Server
2 92 (12.25%) Oracle Database
3 47 (6.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 39 (5.19%) MySQL
5 37 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (3.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 30 (3.99%) Relational Database
8 27 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (2.00%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.60%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.60%) MS Access
14 11 (1.46%) VoltDB
15 10 (1.33%) Big Data
15 10 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 104 (13.85%) Subversion
2 94 (12.52%) SoapUI
3 64 (8.52%) JIRA
4 63 (8.39%) Eclipse
5 57 (7.59%) JUnit
6 56 (7.46%) Selenium
6 56 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 54 (7.19%) Maven
7 54 (7.19%) Visual Studio
8 49 (6.52%) Cucumber
8 49 (6.52%) Git (software)
9 40 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
10 30 (3.99%) Ant
11 25 (3.33%) Jenkins
12 22 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (2.93%) Gradle
13 20 (2.66%) NUnit
14 18 (2.40%) Checkstyle
14 18 (2.40%) FindBugs
15 16 (2.13%) Artifactory
General
1 86 (11.45%) Finance
2 39 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.46%) Publishing
4 23 (3.06%) Banking
5 22 (2.93%) Marketing
6 17 (2.26%) Retail
7 7 (0.93%) Back Office
7 7 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.80%) Military
9 5 (0.67%) Electronics
10 4 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.27%) German Language
11 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 392 (52.20%) Developer
2 98 (13.05%) Analyst
3 97 (12.92%) Java Developer
4 69 (9.19%) .NET Developer
5 59 (7.86%) Test Analyst
6 51 (6.79%) SQL Developer
7 43 (5.73%) C# Developer
8 42 (5.59%) Designer
9 41 (5.46%) Senior Developer
10 38 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 37 (4.93%) Architect
11 37 (4.93%) Oracle Developer
12 34 (4.53%) Support Engineer
13 33 (4.39%) Solutions Designer
14 29 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 29 (3.86%) JavaScript Developer
14 29 (3.86%) Oracle Forms Developer
15 28 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
16 26 (3.46%) Applications Support
17 25 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (31.16%) HTML
2 221 (29.43%) Web Services
3 200 (26.63%) CSS
4 192 (25.57%) SOAP
5 159 (21.17%) .NET
6 114 (15.18%) jQuery
7 103 (13.72%) JSON
8 95 (12.65%) Spring
9 88 (11.72%) REST
10 71 (9.45%) ASP.NET
11 62 (8.26%) Hibernate
12 59 (7.86%) XSLT
13 54 (7.19%) J2EE
14 51 (6.79%) HTML5
14 51 (6.79%) XSD
15 46 (6.13%) JSP
16 44 (5.86%) .NET Framework
17 43 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 39 (5.19%) WSDL
19 38 (5.06%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 28 (3.73%) PKI
4 27 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.20%) Cryptography
6 21 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.00%) Smart Meter
8 13 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.73%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (1.33%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.20%) iPad
12 8 (1.07%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.07%) iPhone
13 7 (0.93%) DataPower
14 6 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.80%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 147 (19.57%) Unix
2 134 (17.84%) Linux
3 100 (13.32%) Windows
4 47 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.26%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.73%) Android
7 12 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.46%) zOS
9 6 (0.80%) CentOS
10 3 (0.40%) AIX
10 3 (0.40%) Solaris
10 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.27%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (13.72%) Scrum
3 92 (12.25%) SOA
4 87 (11.58%) Web Development
5 73 (9.72%) MVC
6 70 (9.32%) Waterfall
7 56 (7.46%) Workflow
8 55 (7.32%) Use Case
9 54 (7.19%) SDLC
10 51 (6.79%) Data Modelling
11 49 (6.52%) Integration Testing
11 49 (6.52%) OO
12 46 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (6.13%) UML
13 45 (5.99%) Functional Testing
14 44 (5.86%) Test Scripting
15 43 (5.73%) Migration
16 42 (5.59%) TDD
17 39 (5.19%) ETL
18 38 (5.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 342 (45.54%) SQL
2 286 (38.08%) Java
3 227 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 150 (19.97%) C#
5 101 (13.45%) PL/SQL
6 84 (11.19%) PHP
7 55 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 52 (6.92%) Shell Script
9 51 (6.79%) VB
10 47 (6.26%) C++
10 47 (6.26%) PowerShell
11 37 (4.93%) VBScript
12 36 (4.79%) Python
13 24 (3.20%) C
13 24 (3.20%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.86%) Perl
14 14 (1.86%) VB6
14 14 (1.86%) VBA
15 12 (1.60%) Apex Code
15 12 (1.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 147 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 128 (17.04%) SC Cleared
3 62 (8.26%) Degree
4 41 (5.46%) ISEB
5 28 (3.73%) ISTQB
6 24 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (2.00%) MCSD
8 11 (1.46%) MCITP
8 11 (1.46%) MCSE
9 9 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.07%) MCSA
10 8 (1.07%) MCTS
11 7 (0.93%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.53%) MCAD
14 3 (0.40%) CCNP
14 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
16 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.86%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.53%) SLA
4 3 (0.40%) FIPS 140-2
4 3 (0.40%) WCAG
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.73%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.40%) Docker
4 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.27%) KVM
5 2 (0.27%) Varnish
5 2 (0.27%) XenServer
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (6.26%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.33%) SCOM
3 9 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (1.07%) Ansible
4 8 (1.07%) Puppet
5 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.53%) TeamSite
5 4 (0.53%) yum
6 3 (0.40%) Nagios
6 3 (0.40%) WMI
7 2 (0.27%) Control-M
7 2 (0.27%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.27%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.27%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.13%) MOM
8 1 (0.13%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 243 (32.36%) Oracle
2 110 (14.65%) Microsoft
3 49 (6.52%) HP
4 42 (5.59%) IBM
5 25 (3.33%) SAP
6 18 (2.40%) Adobe
6 18 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (2.26%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.60%) hybris
9 10 (1.33%) ATG
9 10 (1.33%) Bloomberg
9 10 (1.33%) Dell
9 10 (1.33%) Remedy
9 10 (1.33%) Reuters
9 10 (1.33%) VMware
9 10 (1.33%) webMethods
10 8 (1.07%) Ab Initio
10 8 (1.07%) Siebel
10 8 (1.07%) Talend
10 8 (1.07%) Zend
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