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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 41 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 387 361 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.21% 4.24% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.44% 17.13% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 187 237
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 19
Average hourly rate £44.25 £35.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.42% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £18.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2219 2108 2197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.12% 24.78% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1138 1147
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 67 77
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +16 101 £240 -31.42% 26
Berkshire -8 76 £388 - 19
Hampshire -9 73 £375 +7.52% 19
Kent +24 45 £275 - 9
Buckinghamshire -16 31 £300 -7.69% 20
Oxfordshire +6 16 £306 +1.23% 12
Middlesex +4 16 £388 +10.71% 3
East Sussex -10 11 £200 -42.85% 12
West Sussex -23 4 £313 -10.71% 11
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (43.57%) SQL
2 307 (38.33%) .NET
3 290 (36.20%) SQL Server
3 290 (36.20%) HTML
4 254 (31.71%) JavaScript
5 242 (30.21%) C#
6 212 (26.47%) CSS
7 209 (26.09%) Java
8 205 (25.59%) Web Services
9 189 (23.60%) Microsoft
10 182 (22.72%) ASP.NET
11 173 (21.60%) Windows
12 138 (17.23%) Visual Studio
12 138 (17.23%) MVC
13 136 (16.98%) XSLT
14 133 (16.60%) WCF
15 132 (16.48%) JSON
16 128 (15.98%) Oracle
17 126 (15.73%) SOAP
17 126 (15.73%) jQuery
18 123 (15.36%) REST
18 123 (15.36%) Scrum
19 107 (13.36%) SOA
20 106 (13.23%) SQL Server 2008
21 103 (12.86%) Spring
22 99 (12.36%) Ajax
23 97 (12.11%) Security Cleared
24 91 (11.36%) TDD
24 91 (11.36%) Finance
25 89 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (10.36%) SharePoint
2 52 (6.49%) IIS
3 43 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
4 42 (5.24%) CMS
5 38 (4.74%) WebSphere
6 30 (3.75%) Tomcat
7 24 (3.00%) Apache
8 23 (2.87%) Confluence
9 19 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
10 18 (2.25%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.50%) Drupal
13 11 (1.37%) Documentum
14 10 (1.25%) Liferay
15 9 (1.12%) ColdFusion
16 7 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
17 6 (0.75%) IBM Notes
18 5 (0.62%) SAS
18 5 (0.62%) ArcGIS
19 4 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 73 (9.11%) MS Office
2 64 (7.99%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.37%) InfoPath
4 10 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.75%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.50%) PaintShop Pro
7 4 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.37%) MS Project
9 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 38 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.37%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.25%) SaaS
3 10 (1.25%) Force.com
3 10 (1.25%) Office 365
4 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.25%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 85 (10.61%) Internet
2 27 (3.37%) HTTP
3 16 (2.00%) LDAP
4 15 (1.87%) Firewall
5 13 (1.62%) SSL
6 12 (1.50%) FTP
6 12 (1.50%) SNMP
6 12 (1.50%) DNS
7 11 (1.37%) 4G
8 10 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (1.25%) Telnet
9 9 (1.12%) 3G
9 9 (1.12%) Kerberos
9 9 (1.12%) 2G
10 8 (1.00%) X.400
10 8 (1.00%) X.500
11 7 (0.87%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.87%) VPN
11 7 (0.87%) Network Security
12 6 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (36.20%) SQL Server
2 106 (13.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (8.74%) MySQL
4 69 (8.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 59 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (5.12%) Oracle Database
7 37 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 37 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.62%) DB2
11 19 (2.37%) DTS
11 19 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (2.12%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.12%) IDOL
13 17 (2.12%) PowerCenter
14 15 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 138 (17.23%) Visual Studio
2 84 (10.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (8.86%) Subversion
4 44 (5.49%) JUnit
4 44 (5.49%) Eclipse
5 37 (4.62%) JIRA
6 28 (3.50%) Jenkins
7 21 (2.62%) Git (software)
8 20 (2.50%) Ant
9 19 (2.37%) SoapUI
10 18 (2.25%) NUnit
11 17 (2.12%) Selenium
11 17 (2.12%) Maven
12 14 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
12 14 (1.75%) SpecFlow
13 12 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
14 11 (1.37%) Hudson
14 11 (1.37%) Toad
15 10 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (1.12%) MSTest
General
1 91 (11.36%) Finance
2 42 (5.24%) Publishing
3 27 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.12%) Games
5 24 (3.00%) Marketing
6 19 (2.37%) Retail
7 18 (2.25%) Banking
8 14 (1.75%) Legal
9 11 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.25%) Military
11 9 (1.12%) Electronics
12 8 (1.00%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.62%) Law
15 4 (0.50%) Automotive
15 4 (0.50%) Back Office
16 3 (0.37%) Swedish Language
16 3 (0.37%) Danish Language
16 3 (0.37%) Dutch Language
16 3 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 484 (60.42%) Developer
2 113 (14.11%) .NET Developer
3 80 (9.99%) Analyst
4 66 (8.24%) Java Developer
5 56 (6.99%) Consultant
6 53 (6.62%) Web Developer
7 51 (6.37%) Architect
8 44 (5.49%) Test Analyst
9 41 (5.12%) Senior Developer
10 39 (4.87%) Mobile Developer
11 34 (4.24%) Lead Developer
12 33 (4.12%) VB.NET Developer
12 33 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
13 32 (4.00%) C# Developer
14 27 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
15 25 (3.12%) Test Engineer
16 23 (2.87%) Software Developer
17 19 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
17 19 (2.37%) Front-End Developer
18 18 (2.25%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (38.33%) .NET
2 290 (36.20%) HTML
3 212 (26.47%) CSS
4 205 (25.59%) Web Services
5 182 (22.72%) ASP.NET
6 136 (16.98%) XSLT
7 133 (16.60%) WCF
8 132 (16.48%) JSON
9 126 (15.73%) jQuery
9 126 (15.73%) SOAP
10 123 (15.36%) REST
11 103 (12.86%) Spring
12 99 (12.36%) Ajax
13 64 (7.99%) J2EE
14 61 (7.62%) .NET Framework
14 61 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (6.87%) HTML5
16 39 (4.87%) WPF
16 39 (4.87%) XSD
17 38 (4.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.74%) Mobile App
2 21 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 15 (1.87%) CMDB
5 13 (1.62%) W3C
6 11 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.25%) E-Learning
8 8 (1.00%) Replication
8 8 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.00%) Open Source
9 7 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 7 (0.87%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.87%) SCORM
9 7 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.75%) Wiki
10 6 (0.75%) DTV
10 6 (0.75%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.62%) iPhone
11 5 (0.62%) iSeries
11 5 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 173 (21.60%) Windows
2 64 (7.99%) Linux
3 57 (7.12%) UNIX
4 41 (5.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.25%) Android
7 15 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.12%) Solaris
10 7 (0.87%) AIX
11 4 (0.50%) VMS
11 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.25%) SUSE
12 2 (0.25%) Debian
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (17.23%) MVC
2 123 (15.36%) Scrum
3 107 (13.36%) SOA
4 91 (11.36%) TDD
5 89 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (8.86%) Workflow
7 68 (8.49%) Web Development
7 68 (8.49%) Unit Testing
8 64 (7.99%) CRM
9 62 (7.74%) E-Commerce
10 59 (7.37%) OO
11 45 (5.62%) Content Management
12 44 (5.49%) BDD
13 43 (5.37%) Use Case
14 42 (5.24%) Mobile Application Development
15 40 (4.99%) Validation
16 39 (4.87%) OOP
17 37 (4.62%) ITIL
17 37 (4.62%) UML
18 35 (4.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 349 (43.57%) SQL
2 254 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 242 (30.21%) C#
4 209 (26.09%) Java
5 88 (10.99%) VB.NET
6 67 (8.36%) T-SQL
7 47 (5.87%) C
8 45 (5.62%) C++
9 44 (5.49%) PHP
9 44 (5.49%) Python
10 39 (4.87%) VB
11 37 (4.62%) PL/SQL
12 32 (4.00%) Perl
13 24 (3.00%) VBScript
14 23 (2.87%) XQuery
15 19 (2.37%) VB6
16 16 (2.00%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.87%) Shell Script
18 13 (1.62%) ActionScript
19 12 (1.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 97 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 72 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 50 (6.24%) Degree
4 29 (3.62%) ISEB
5 23 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.00%) MCSE
8 7 (0.87%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.75%) MCTS
10 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.50%) CISSP
11 4 (0.50%) MCSD
11 4 (0.50%) CISM
12 3 (0.37%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.24%) QA
2 13 (1.62%) SLA
3 9 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.62%) WCAG
4 5 (0.62%) CDISC
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) WAI
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) NFS
5 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
3 6 (0.75%) Data Guard
3 6 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.75%) Puppet
4 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.50%) Ansible
5 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.37%) SCOM
7 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.12%) MOM
8 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.12%) WMI
8 1 (0.12%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 189 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 128 (15.98%) Oracle
3 51 (6.37%) Google
4 38 (4.74%) Facebook
4 38 (4.74%) Twitter
5 21 (2.62%) HP
6 20 (2.50%) ServiceNow
7 19 (2.37%) SAP
8 18 (2.25%) Informatica
8 18 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (2.00%) Adobe
10 15 (1.87%) IBM
10 15 (1.87%) BMC
11 14 (1.75%) hybris
12 13 (1.62%) Business Objects
13 12 (1.50%) CA
13 12 (1.50%) Talend
14 11 (1.37%) Meridio
15 10 (1.25%) Ericsson
16 9 (1.12%) Nortel
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Rate: £30,427 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hudson - London
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Epsom
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 21 days ago