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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 46 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 390 414 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.93% 4.86% 5.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.68% 19.64% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 249 230
Average daily rate
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£347 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 26
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.80 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
2338 2108 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.58% 24.73% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1417 1181 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Hampshire -8 117 £328 +0.76% 31
Surrey -5 84 £401 +11.25% 7
Berkshire -33 58 £324 -7.50% 26
Oxfordshire +2 34 £500 +66.66% 19
Buckinghamshire -14 30 £293 -2.50% 5
East Sussex +9 26 £194 -3.12% 14
West Sussex +4 14 £340 -9.33% 8
Kent 0 14 £340 -2.85% 6
Middlesex 0 6 £275 +3.77% 3
Thames Valley - 2 £230 -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 355 (41.38%) SQL
2 341 (39.74%) HTML
3 266 (31.00%) JavaScript
4 250 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
5 245 (28.55%) Java
6 231 (26.92%) CSS
7 225 (26.22%) .NET
8 195 (22.73%) Web Services
9 187 (21.79%) XSLT
10 179 (20.86%) C#
11 174 (20.28%) Microsoft
12 172 (20.05%) SQL Server
13 159 (18.53%) MVC
14 153 (17.83%) jQuery
15 145 (16.90%) ASP.NET
16 141 (16.43%) Windows
17 138 (16.08%) Oracle
18 131 (15.27%) Security Cleared
19 126 (14.69%) JSON
20 125 (14.57%) Ajax
20 125 (14.57%) Spring
21 120 (13.99%) REST
22 119 (13.87%) Scrum
22 119 (13.87%) Linux
23 107 (12.47%) SOA
23 107 (12.47%) TDD
23 107 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
24 104 (12.12%) SOAP
25 92 (10.72%) SC Cleared
26 91 (10.61%) HTML5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 71 (8.28%) CMS
2 62 (7.23%) Apache
3 58 (6.76%) SharePoint
4 47 (5.48%) WebLogic
5 44 (5.13%) IIS
6 36 (4.20%) Tomcat
7 33 (3.85%) WebSphere
8 28 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (2.33%) Node.js
10 20 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (2.10%) Drupal
12 16 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
13 14 (1.63%) Alfresco
14 10 (1.17%) SAS
14 10 (1.17%) ColdFusion
14 10 (1.17%) TeamSite
14 10 (1.17%) Confluence
15 9 (1.05%) JBoss
16 7 (0.82%) Liferay
Applications
1 59 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.43%) MS Office
3 23 (2.68%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.52%) Fireworks
5 11 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (1.05%) Adobe Captivate
6 9 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.35%) PaintShop Pro
8 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (3.15%) Oracle BPM
1 27 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.17%) SmartPlant
3 7 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.47%) Magento
6 3 (0.35%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.23%) Tridion
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.75%) SaaS
3 7 (0.82%) Force.com
4 4 (0.47%) Office 365
5 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.35%) GitHub
6 2 (0.23%) IaaS
6 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (9.21%) Internet
2 32 (3.73%) HTTP
3 18 (2.10%) SSL
3 18 (2.10%) DNS
4 16 (1.86%) Firewall
5 15 (1.75%) DHCP
5 15 (1.75%) Intranet
5 15 (1.75%) FTP
6 12 (1.40%) X.400
6 12 (1.40%) X.500
7 10 (1.17%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.05%) LTE
8 9 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
8 9 (1.05%) SNMP
8 9 (1.05%) 3G
8 9 (1.05%) 2G
9 8 (0.93%) SMTP
9 8 (0.93%) LDAP
9 8 (0.93%) Telnet
10 7 (0.82%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (20.05%) SQL Server
2 72 (8.39%) Relational Database
3 65 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (6.88%) MySQL
5 47 (5.48%) Oracle Database
6 40 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (3.73%) RDBMS
8 28 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (2.33%) Ingres
12 20 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (1.63%) PowerCenter
14 14 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (1.17%) DTS
Development Applications
1 90 (10.49%) Subversion
2 78 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 61 (7.11%) Ant
3 61 (7.11%) Maven
3 61 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 60 (6.99%) Jenkins
5 58 (6.76%) Git (software)
6 41 (4.78%) JUnit
7 34 (3.96%) JIRA
8 28 (3.26%) NUnit
9 26 (3.03%) Eclipse
10 23 (2.68%) Selenium
10 23 (2.68%) CruiseControl
11 20 (2.33%) ClearCase
11 20 (2.33%) CppUnit
11 20 (2.33%) GoogleTest
12 19 (2.21%) ClearQuest
12 19 (2.21%) Dreamweaver
13 14 (1.63%) Toad
14 12 (1.40%) Axure RP
General
1 82 (9.56%) Finance
2 81 (9.44%) Publishing
3 30 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.15%) Marketing
5 21 (2.45%) Banking
6 13 (1.52%) Legal
7 12 (1.40%) Games
7 12 (1.40%) Military
8 8 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.82%) Electronics
10 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.47%) Retail
12 3 (0.35%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.35%) German Language
12 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.35%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 507 (59.09%) Developer
2 92 (10.72%) Java Developer
3 81 (9.44%) .NET Developer
4 60 (6.99%) Analyst
5 55 (6.41%) Web Developer
5 55 (6.41%) Consultant
6 39 (4.55%) Architect
7 35 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 34 (3.96%) Test Analyst
9 31 (3.61%) Software Developer
10 30 (3.50%) Front-End Developer
11 29 (3.38%) Software Engineer
11 29 (3.38%) Lead Developer
11 29 (3.38%) C# Developer
12 23 (2.68%) Wintel Engineer
13 21 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (2.45%) Mobile Developer
14 20 (2.33%) PHP Developer
15 18 (2.10%) Programmer
16 17 (1.98%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (39.74%) HTML
2 231 (26.92%) CSS
3 225 (26.22%) .NET
4 195 (22.73%) Web Services
5 187 (21.79%) XSLT
6 153 (17.83%) jQuery
7 145 (16.90%) ASP.NET
8 126 (14.69%) JSON
9 125 (14.57%) Ajax
9 125 (14.57%) Spring
10 120 (13.99%) REST
11 104 (12.12%) SOAP
12 91 (10.61%) HTML5
13 88 (10.26%) WCF
14 70 (8.16%) J2EE
15 51 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 49 (5.71%) CSS3
16 49 (5.71%) .NET Framework
17 48 (5.59%) RESTful
18 47 (5.48%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.43%) User Experience
3 34 (3.96%) W3C
4 28 (3.26%) Data Structures
5 27 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 24 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.68%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.33%) Open Source
9 18 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.52%) Web 2.0
12 12 (1.40%) E-Learning
12 12 (1.40%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.28%) Digital Media
13 11 (1.28%) Replication
14 10 (1.17%) Smart Meter
15 9 (1.05%) DTV
15 9 (1.05%) Clustering
16 7 (0.82%) iPhone
16 7 (0.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 141 (16.43%) Windows
2 119 (13.87%) Linux
3 79 (9.21%) UNIX
4 24 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.40%) Android
7 10 (1.17%) Solaris
8 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.93%) AIX
9 8 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.12%) zOS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (18.53%) MVC
3 119 (13.87%) Scrum
4 107 (12.47%) SOA
4 107 (12.47%) TDD
4 107 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (9.79%) Unit Testing
6 77 (8.97%) OO
7 66 (7.69%) ITIL
8 65 (7.58%) Software Engineering
9 54 (6.29%) OOP
10 53 (6.18%) Web Development
11 52 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (5.94%) Workflow
13 43 (5.01%) CRM
14 42 (4.90%) UML
15 39 (4.55%) Content Management
16 38 (4.43%) E-Commerce
17 37 (4.31%) Migration
18 33 (3.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 355 (41.38%) SQL
2 266 (31.00%) JavaScript
3 245 (28.55%) Java
4 179 (20.86%) C#
5 75 (8.74%) Python
6 62 (7.23%) PHP
7 59 (6.88%) VBScript
8 58 (6.76%) VB.NET
9 57 (6.64%) PowerShell
10 56 (6.53%) XQuery
11 43 (5.01%) XPath
12 39 (4.55%) PL/SQL
13 38 (4.43%) C++
14 36 (4.20%) T-SQL
15 34 (3.96%) C
16 29 (3.38%) Perl
17 18 (2.10%) VB
18 16 (1.86%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 15 (1.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 131 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 92 (10.72%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.36%) Degree
4 44 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (4.08%) MCITP
6 31 (3.61%) MCSA
7 26 (3.03%) ISEB
8 21 (2.45%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.93%) MCTS
11 7 (0.82%) MCSE
12 6 (0.70%) HND
13 5 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.47%) CCNA
14 4 (0.47%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.35%) PMP
15 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.35%) HNC
15 3 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.01%) QA
2 10 (1.17%) CDISC
3 5 (0.58%) WCAG
4 3 (0.35%) HL7
4 3 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (1.17%) KVM
4 8 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.47%) vSphere
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 26 (3.03%) Oracle Identity Management
2 19 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.28%) SCOM
4 11 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.17%) Vagrant
6 9 (1.05%) Puppet
6 9 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (0.70%) SCSM
7 6 (0.70%) WMI
7 6 (0.70%) SCCM
8 4 (0.47%) Ansible
8 4 (0.47%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.35%) OpenView
9 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.35%) MOM
9 3 (0.35%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 174 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 138 (16.08%) Oracle
3 39 (4.55%) Adobe
4 34 (3.96%) Google
5 31 (3.61%) SAP
6 27 (3.15%) HP
7 25 (2.91%) IBM
8 19 (2.21%) Twitter
8 19 (2.21%) Informatica
9 18 (2.10%) Open Text
10 16 (1.86%) Facebook
11 15 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (1.52%) RedDot
12 13 (1.52%) Telerik
13 12 (1.40%) Cognos
14 11 (1.28%) Business Objects
15 10 (1.17%) Software AG
16 9 (1.05%) Ektron
16 9 (1.05%) Jaspersoft
16 9 (1.05%) Red Hat
Brighton
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Modis International - London
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Rate: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago