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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / South East
Rank 39 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing XML 348 333 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.59% 3.82% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.69% 15.37% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 224 220
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Median hourly rate £67.89 £7.14 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+850.84% -67.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £7.14 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.05 £7.14 £48.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +17.18%

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
1967 2167 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.93% 24.87% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1464 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 53
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +59.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +16 68 £330 -12.00% 21
Surrey -7 65 £433 +3.90% 12
Berkshire +7 59 £425 +6.25% 20
West Sussex +18 46 £468 +49.60% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 38 £325 -8.45% 8
Oxfordshire +6 31 £488 +50.00% 16
Kent +13 27 £338 +12.50% 8
East Sussex +1 7 £389 +19.61% 5
Middlesex - 3 £350 -
Sussex +3 1 £373 +115.94%
Home Counties -3 1 - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 315 (45.00%) SQL
2 284 (40.57%) Java
3 273 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
4 239 (34.14%) Web Services
5 228 (32.57%) JavaScript
6 206 (29.43%) Oracle
7 195 (27.86%) HTML
8 176 (25.14%) C#
9 162 (23.14%) .NET
10 153 (21.86%) JSON
11 148 (21.14%) SQL Server
12 145 (20.71%) CSS
13 135 (19.29%) REST
14 134 (19.14%) XSLT
15 122 (17.43%) Microsoft
16 118 (16.86%) Linux
16 118 (16.86%) TDD
17 114 (16.29%) Spring
18 111 (15.86%) SOAP
19 102 (14.57%) Selenium
20 98 (14.00%) MVC
21 97 (13.86%) Windows
21 97 (13.86%) Scrum
22 94 (13.43%) Git (software)
23 91 (13.00%) Team Foundation Server
24 87 (12.43%) Python
25 86 (12.29%) OO
26 85 (12.14%) Finance
27 81 (11.57%) Security Cleared
27 81 (11.57%) Continuous Integration

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 58 (8.29%) JBoss
2 55 (7.86%) Apache
3 43 (6.14%) WebLogic
4 42 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 38 (5.43%) CMS
6 36 (5.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 34 (4.86%) WebSphere
8 26 (3.71%) IIS
9 25 (3.57%) SharePoint
10 22 (3.14%) Confluence
11 18 (2.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (2.29%) MS Exchange
13 15 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (2.00%) Skype for Business
14 14 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (1.86%) ATG Dynamo
16 11 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (1.57%) nginx
17 10 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.29%) MS Office
3 5 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.43%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (3.00%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (1.57%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.57%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.14%) GitHub
2 15 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.29%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (1.29%) PaaS
5 7 (1.00%) Boomi
6 6 (0.86%) SaaS
7 4 (0.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.57%) IaaS
8 3 (0.43%) Office 365
9 1 (0.14%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.43%) HTTP
2 28 (4.00%) Internet
3 18 (2.57%) Firewall
4 15 (2.14%) Extranet
4 15 (2.14%) LDAP
4 15 (2.14%) SAN
5 14 (2.00%) Skype
5 14 (2.00%) VoIP
6 11 (1.57%) HTTPS
7 10 (1.43%) Intranet
8 8 (1.14%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.86%) LAN
9 6 (0.86%) SNMP
10 5 (0.71%) SSL
11 4 (0.57%) 2G
11 4 (0.57%) 3G
11 4 (0.57%) LTE
11 4 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (0.43%) AMQP
12 3 (0.43%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.00%) Oracle Database
3 69 (9.86%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.43%) MySQL
5 44 (6.29%) MongoDB
6 34 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (4.29%) NoSQL
9 27 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 27 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 20 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 19 (2.71%) DB2
12 12 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (1.43%) MS Access
14 8 (1.14%) MarkLogic
14 8 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 102 (14.57%) Selenium
2 94 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 91 (13.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 76 (10.86%) JIRA
5 75 (10.71%) Maven
6 61 (8.71%) Ant
7 60 (8.57%) Gradle
8 56 (8.00%) Jenkins
8 56 (8.00%) Subversion
9 54 (7.71%) JUnit
10 47 (6.71%) Eclipse
11 41 (5.86%) WebDriver
12 39 (5.57%) Cucumber
12 39 (5.57%) Visual Studio
13 27 (3.86%) IntelliJ
14 26 (3.71%) Bitbucket
15 22 (3.14%) JMeter
16 20 (2.86%) SoapUI
17 19 (2.71%) MSTest
18 17 (2.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 85 (12.14%) Finance
2 45 (6.43%) Publishing
3 34 (4.86%) Marketing
4 17 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.14%) Retail
6 11 (1.57%) Advertising
7 9 (1.29%) Law
7 9 (1.29%) Legal
8 6 (0.86%) Games
9 5 (0.71%) Banking
10 3 (0.43%) Back Office
10 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) French Language
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
11 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.29%) Military
11 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 399 (57.00%) Developer
2 150 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 117 (16.71%) Analyst
4 88 (12.57%) .NET Developer
5 57 (8.14%) C# Developer
6 50 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
7 48 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (5.57%) Architect
9 38 (5.43%) Senior Developer
10 36 (5.14%) Oracle Analyst
11 33 (4.71%) Pensions Analyst
11 33 (4.71%) Test Analyst
12 27 (3.86%) Insurance Systems Analyst
13 24 (3.43%) Software Developer
14 22 (3.14%) Agile Developer
14 22 (3.14%) Web Developer
15 21 (3.00%) Software Engineer
16 20 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
17 19 (2.71%) Agile Java Developer
18 18 (2.57%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (34.14%) Web Services
2 195 (27.86%) HTML
3 162 (23.14%) .NET
4 153 (21.86%) JSON
5 145 (20.71%) CSS
6 135 (19.29%) REST
7 134 (19.14%) XSLT
8 114 (16.29%) Spring
9 111 (15.86%) SOAP
10 79 (11.29%) ASP.NET
11 68 (9.71%) jQuery
12 63 (9.00%) .NET Framework
12 63 (9.00%) AngularJS
12 63 (9.00%) J2EE
13 62 (8.86%) RESTful
14 55 (7.86%) JMS
15 54 (7.71%) HTML5
16 53 (7.57%) LINQ
17 48 (6.86%) Hibernate
18 45 (6.43%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 22 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.43%) N-Tier
7 16 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.14%) User Experience
9 12 (1.71%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.86%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.86%) Replication
12 4 (0.57%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.43%) BBC
13 3 (0.43%) New Media
13 3 (0.43%) SCORM
14 2 (0.29%) AS400
14 2 (0.29%) Linked Data
14 2 (0.29%) Online Banking
14 2 (0.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 118 (16.86%) Linux
2 97 (13.86%) Windows
3 64 (9.14%) Unix
4 35 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.43%) Android
7 20 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.86%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.29%) Solaris
11 6 (0.86%) AIX
12 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.29%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (16.86%) TDD
3 98 (14.00%) MVC
4 97 (13.86%) Scrum
5 86 (12.29%) OO
6 81 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (9.86%) SDLC
8 64 (9.14%) BDD
9 59 (8.43%) SOA
10 55 (7.86%) Web Development
11 49 (7.00%) Data Analysis
12 46 (6.57%) Multithreading
12 46 (6.57%) OOP
13 45 (6.43%) Software Engineering
14 44 (6.29%) Open Source
15 41 (5.86%) Content Management
15 41 (5.86%) E-Commerce
15 41 (5.86%) OOD
16 40 (5.71%) Automated Testing
17 39 (5.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 315 (45.00%) SQL
2 284 (40.57%) Java
3 228 (32.57%) JavaScript
4 176 (25.14%) C#
5 87 (12.43%) Python
6 47 (6.71%) Groovy
7 45 (6.43%) C++
8 38 (5.43%) PowerShell
9 37 (5.29%) VB.NET
10 35 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 35 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 28 (4.00%) PHP
11 28 (4.00%) Scala
12 25 (3.57%) Perl
13 24 (3.43%) Ruby
13 24 (3.43%) VBScript
13 24 (3.43%) XPath
14 15 (2.14%) C
14 15 (2.14%) VBA
15 14 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (11.57%) Security Cleared
2 67 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 56 (8.00%) Degree
4 20 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.71%) MCSA
6 18 (2.57%) MCITP
7 17 (2.43%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.43%) ISEB
8 13 (1.86%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.29%) CCNA
10 2 (0.29%) CCNP
10 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.29%) HNC
10 2 (0.29%) HND
10 2 (0.29%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.14%) QA
2 7 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.86%) PA-DSS
4 5 (0.71%) SDET
5 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (4.43%) Docker
2 28 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.29%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) Firmware
6 1 (0.14%) NDS
6 1 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 28 (4.00%) Puppet
2 11 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.29%) Ansible
5 7 (1.00%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.57%) Grafana
6 4 (0.57%) HP Fortify
6 4 (0.57%) Kibana
6 4 (0.57%) Marathon
6 4 (0.57%) Mesos
7 2 (0.29%) logstash
7 2 (0.29%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.14%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.14%) Nessus
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 206 (29.43%) Oracle
2 122 (17.43%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.29%) IBM
4 25 (3.57%) Adobe
5 22 (3.14%) VMware
6 21 (3.00%) Splunk
7 19 (2.71%) Sitecore
8 17 (2.43%) HP
8 17 (2.43%) Talend
9 16 (2.29%) Cisco
10 15 (2.14%) NetApp
11 14 (2.00%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.00%) webMethods
12 13 (1.86%) ATG
13 10 (1.43%) SAP
14 9 (1.29%) Telerik
15 8 (1.14%) ServiceNow
16 7 (1.00%) Ab Initio
16 7 (1.00%) Dell
17 6 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
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