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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 37 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 358 380 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.62% 4.00% 3.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.73% 14.84% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 248 252
Median daily rate £385 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £383 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Median hourly rate £33.25 £36.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.63% +90.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £24.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.10%
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
2019 2560 2269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.06% 26.98% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1638 1374
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 42
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.80 £15.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +25 93 £375 +4.16% 17
Berkshire +29 69 £405 +1.25% 22
Oxfordshire +14 44 £475 +18.75% 10
Surrey -20 42 £380 -7.87% 10
Buckinghamshire -1 29 £365 +1.38% 10
Kent +12 25 £350 +7.69% 6
East Sussex +10 20 £325 - 7
West Sussex -6 15 £388 +24.00% 13
Sussex - 6 £350 -
Middlesex 0 4 £325 -18.23%
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 347 (47.15%) SQL
2 312 (42.39%) Java
3 310 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (39.81%) HTML
5 285 (38.72%) JavaScript
6 211 (28.67%) C#
7 207 (28.13%) CSS
8 206 (27.99%) Web Services
9 203 (27.58%) .NET
10 182 (24.73%) SQL Server
11 173 (23.51%) JSON
12 160 (21.74%) Oracle
13 143 (19.43%) XSLT
14 134 (18.21%) Microsoft
15 133 (18.07%) ASP.NET
15 133 (18.07%) Linux
16 132 (17.93%) Scrum
17 123 (16.71%) MVC
18 119 (16.17%) REST
19 118 (16.03%) Windows
20 116 (15.76%) Selenium
21 114 (15.49%) SOAP
22 113 (15.35%) Team Foundation Server
23 108 (14.67%) jQuery
24 106 (14.40%) Spring
25 105 (14.27%) TDD
26 98 (13.32%) HTML5
27 90 (12.23%) Security Cleared
28 86 (11.68%) Unix
29 83 (11.28%) WCF

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 66 (8.97%) CMS
2 64 (8.70%) JBoss
3 63 (8.56%) Tomcat
4 60 (8.15%) Apache
5 52 (7.07%) IIS
6 51 (6.93%) WebSphere
7 42 (5.71%) SharePoint
8 34 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 30 (4.08%) WebLogic
10 27 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (2.17%) Confluence
14 14 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (1.36%) Commerce Server
17 10 (1.36%) IBM HTTP Server
17 10 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 8 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 48 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.17%) MS Office
3 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.82%) MS Project
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (1.09%) Fredhopper
4 8 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.68%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.41%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.14%) Staffware
9 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.31%) Amazon S3
4 17 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
5 16 (2.17%) PaaS
6 15 (2.04%) GitHub
7 8 (1.09%) Office 365
8 6 (0.82%) Boomi
9 4 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.27%) IaaS
10 2 (0.27%) SaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.14%) Force.com
11 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.67%) HTTP
2 24 (3.26%) Internet
3 23 (3.13%) LDAP
4 13 (1.77%) SNMP
5 10 (1.36%) DNS
6 9 (1.22%) Extranet
7 8 (1.09%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.82%) Firewall
8 6 (0.82%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.82%) Intranet
9 5 (0.68%) LAN
9 5 (0.68%) SSL
9 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.41%) 2G
10 3 (0.41%) 3G
10 3 (0.41%) LTE
10 3 (0.41%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.27%) DVB
11 2 (0.27%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.20%) MongoDB
3 49 (6.66%) MySQL
4 45 (6.11%) Oracle Database
5 39 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (3.13%) DB2
9 23 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 19 (2.58%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.90%) MS Access
13 13 (1.77%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.49%) Big Data
14 11 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.36%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 116 (15.76%) Selenium
2 113 (15.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 80 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 72 (9.78%) JUnit
5 67 (9.10%) JIRA
6 66 (8.97%) Subversion
7 63 (8.56%) Cucumber
8 55 (7.47%) Gradle
9 54 (7.34%) Visual Studio
10 45 (6.11%) Eclipse
10 45 (6.11%) Jenkins
11 44 (5.98%) Maven
12 42 (5.71%) Ant
13 32 (4.35%) SoapUI
13 32 (4.35%) SpecFlow
14 30 (4.08%) WebDriver
15 28 (3.80%) NUnit
16 20 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (2.58%) TeamCity
18 16 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 54 (7.34%) Finance
2 38 (5.16%) Publishing
3 22 (2.99%) Marketing
4 15 (2.04%) Retail
5 14 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.63%) Advertising
7 11 (1.49%) Legal
8 9 (1.22%) Banking
9 6 (0.82%) Games
10 4 (0.54%) Law
10 4 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.41%) French Language
11 3 (0.41%) German Language
11 3 (0.41%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Military
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 443 (60.19%) Developer
2 140 (19.02%) Java Developer
3 96 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 94 (12.77%) Analyst
5 53 (7.20%) C# Developer
6 52 (7.07%) Test Analyst
7 48 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (4.21%) Consultant
8 31 (4.21%) Senior Developer
8 31 (4.21%) SQL Developer
9 30 (4.08%) Architect
9 30 (4.08%) Web Developer
10 27 (3.67%) Sitecore Developer
10 27 (3.67%) Software Engineer
11 25 (3.40%) Agile Developer
12 23 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
12 23 (3.13%) Tester
13 22 (2.99%) Software Developer
14 21 (2.85%) Automation Test Analyst
15 20 (2.72%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (39.81%) HTML
2 207 (28.13%) CSS
3 206 (27.99%) Web Services
4 203 (27.58%) .NET
5 173 (23.51%) JSON
6 143 (19.43%) XSLT
7 133 (18.07%) ASP.NET
8 119 (16.17%) REST
9 114 (15.49%) SOAP
10 108 (14.67%) jQuery
11 106 (14.40%) Spring
12 98 (13.32%) HTML5
13 83 (11.28%) WCF
14 70 (9.51%) AngularJS
15 61 (8.29%) J2EE
16 59 (8.02%) .NET Framework
17 55 (7.47%) Ajax
17 55 (7.47%) LINQ
18 46 (6.25%) RESTful
19 45 (6.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 24 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.90%) Mathematics
8 14 (1.90%) User Experience
9 11 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.49%) Smart Meter
10 9 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.82%) CMDB
12 6 (0.82%) Replication
13 5 (0.68%) Blog
13 5 (0.68%) iPhone
14 4 (0.54%) Data Extraction
14 4 (0.54%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 133 (18.07%) Linux
2 118 (16.03%) Windows
3 86 (11.68%) Unix
4 22 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (2.85%) Windows Server
6 19 (2.58%) Android
7 15 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.77%) AIX
9 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.95%) CentOS
11 7 (0.95%) Solaris
12 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (17.93%) Scrum
3 123 (16.71%) MVC
4 105 (14.27%) TDD
5 78 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (10.33%) Web Development
7 64 (8.70%) BDD
8 61 (8.29%) SOA
9 52 (7.07%) Software Engineering
10 49 (6.66%) SDLC
10 49 (6.66%) UML
11 48 (6.52%) Content Management
11 48 (6.52%) OOP
12 47 (6.39%) DevOps
12 47 (6.39%) Workflow
13 44 (5.98%) Unit Testing
14 43 (5.84%) ITIL
15 40 (5.43%) Data Modelling
16 39 (5.30%) Automated Testing
16 39 (5.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 347 (47.15%) SQL
2 312 (42.39%) Java
3 285 (38.72%) JavaScript
4 211 (28.67%) C#
5 60 (8.15%) VB.NET
6 57 (7.74%) Python
7 51 (6.93%) T-SQL
8 46 (6.25%) C++
9 35 (4.76%) XPath
10 33 (4.48%) PHP
10 33 (4.48%) PL/SQL
11 32 (4.35%) Scala
12 29 (3.94%) VB
13 26 (3.53%) PowerShell
14 25 (3.40%) Groovy
15 21 (2.85%) C
15 21 (2.85%) Perl
15 21 (2.85%) VBA
16 19 (2.58%) Shell Script
17 15 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 76 (10.33%) SC Cleared
3 52 (7.07%) Degree
4 28 (3.80%) ISEB
5 17 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 15 (2.04%) ISTQB
7 14 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.22%) CCNP
8 9 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.54%) MCITP
11 3 (0.41%) MCSA
12 2 (0.27%) CCNA
12 2 (0.27%) HND
13 1 (0.14%) HNC
13 1 (0.14%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.14%) MCP
13 1 (0.14%) MCSE
13 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.51%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.54%) PA-DSS
2 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.41%) SDET
4 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (3.26%) Docker
2 15 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.27%) NDS
4 2 (0.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) Firmware
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.31%) Ansible
1 17 (2.31%) Puppet
2 14 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.95%) TeamSite
5 5 (0.68%) SCOM
6 4 (0.54%) SCCM
7 2 (0.27%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.27%) logstash
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.14%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.14%) Bacula
8 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.14%) Grafana
8 1 (0.14%) Kibana
8 1 (0.14%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 160 (21.74%) Oracle
2 134 (18.21%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.89%) Sitecore
4 29 (3.94%) IBM
5 24 (3.26%) Adobe
6 18 (2.45%) ServiceNow
7 15 (2.04%) HP
7 15 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.04%) Splunk
8 14 (1.90%) BMC
9 13 (1.77%) SAP
10 11 (1.49%) Google
10 11 (1.49%) Twitter
11 9 (1.22%) Talend
12 8 (1.09%) AppDynamics
12 8 (1.09%) DevExpress
12 8 (1.09%) Remedy
12 8 (1.09%) TIBCO
12 8 (1.09%) webMethods
13 7 (0.95%) CA
Newbury, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £390 per day 15 week initial
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
IQUO
Salary: Negotiable, Market rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 350
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £375 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Sanderson
Posted: 19 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Sanderson
Posted: 24 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago