The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 10 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 26 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.87% 6.29% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.91% 16.82% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 6
Average daily rate
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£488 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £229 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
XML
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 107 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 39.11% 37.41% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 91 42
Average daily rate £450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Suffolk region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Suffolk region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

XML
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Ipswich +12 18 £550 +41.93%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £425 -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 31 (86.11%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) .NET
3 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
3 19 (52.78%) Web Services
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (47.22%) SOAP
5 15 (41.67%) ADO
5 15 (41.67%) Windows
5 15 (41.67%) VB
5 15 (41.67%) .NET Framework
5 15 (41.67%) WCF
6 14 (38.89%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (36.11%) Client/Server
7 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.78%) N-Tier
10 9 (25.00%) TDD
10 9 (25.00%) Document Management
10 9 (25.00%) Process Management
10 9 (25.00%) Kofax
11 8 (22.22%) Content Management
11 8 (22.22%) Documentum
11 8 (22.22%) EMC
12 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
12 7 (19.44%) Business Process Improvement
12 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
13 5 (13.89%) OO
13 5 (13.89%) OOD
13 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
14 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 14 (38.89%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (22.22%) Documentum
3 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Architect
3 14 (38.89%) BizTalk Developer
4 7 (19.44%) AWS Architect
5 4 (11.11%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Business Process Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) Web Services
3 17 (47.22%) SOAP
4 15 (41.67%) ADO
4 15 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 15 (41.67%) WCF
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 3 (8.33%) REST
5 3 (8.33%) OSGi
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) Google Maps API
7 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Client/Server
2 10 (27.78%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.33%) DataPower
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) TDD
2 9 (25.00%) Document Management
2 9 (25.00%) Process Management
3 8 (22.22%) Content Management
4 7 (19.44%) Business Process Improvement
4 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
5 5 (13.89%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) OOD
6 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 2 (5.56%) CRM
8 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.78%) Migration
9 1 (2.78%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) VB
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Kofax
3 8 (22.22%) EMC
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) Apigee
4 3 (8.33%) Mashery
5 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.56%) Intel
5 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.56%) OpenText
5 2 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) ForgeRock