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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 15 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 17 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.08% 10.67% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.28% 28.36% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
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£450 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £340 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
93 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.75% 37.64% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 46 30
Average daily rate £403 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
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 18 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
Ipswich +1 11 £450 +20.00% 1
Bury St Edmunds +1 1 £400 - 1
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 36 (87.80%) Web Services
2 22 (53.66%) SOAP
3 21 (51.22%) Windows
4 20 (48.78%) SQL
5 18 (43.90%) C#
6 16 (39.02%) WCF
6 16 (39.02%) NoSQL
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
8 14 (34.15%) .NET
8 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (34.15%) TDD
8 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
9 13 (31.71%) Reverse Proxy
9 13 (31.71%) Replication
9 13 (31.71%) JSON
9 13 (31.71%) Puppet
9 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (31.71%) DevOps
9 13 (31.71%) Firewall
9 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
9 13 (31.71%) UNIX
9 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
9 13 (31.71%) VPN
9 13 (31.71%) DNS
9 13 (31.71%) Linux
10 11 (26.83%) CRM
10 11 (26.83%) SAN
10 11 (26.83%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (21.95%) Workflow

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 7 (17.07%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Reverse Proxy
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
1 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
1 13 (31.71%) VPN
1 13 (31.71%) DNS
2 11 (26.83%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) NoSQL
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.76%) MySQL
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Architect
3 9 (21.95%) CRM Developer
4 7 (17.07%) BizTalk Developer
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) Web Services
2 22 (53.66%) SOAP
3 16 (39.02%) WCF
4 14 (34.15%) .NET
5 13 (31.71%) JSON
6 8 (19.51%) Reactive Extensions
6 8 (19.51%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (9.76%) RESTful
7 4 (9.76%) Apache CXF
7 4 (9.76%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (7.32%) jQuery
8 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
8 3 (7.32%) REST
8 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (4.88%) WPF
9 2 (4.88%) MDX
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.44%) XSL
10 1 (2.44%) XSLT
10 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.44%) DataPower
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) UNIX
2 13 (31.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (34.15%) TDD
2 13 (31.71%) DevOps
3 11 (26.83%) CRM
4 9 (21.95%) Workflow
5 8 (19.51%) MVVM
5 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
7 4 (9.76%) UML
8 3 (7.32%) SOA
8 3 (7.32%) ETL
8 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Web Design
8 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (4.88%) Data Governance
9 2 (4.88%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) C#
3 14 (34.15%) PowerShell
4 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
5 7 (17.07%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (17.07%) MCITP
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
1 13 (31.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.32%) OpenAM
3 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) ForgeRock
3 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.44%) Intel
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
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