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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 23 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 2 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.38% 7.57% 10.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 20.29% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 9
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
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
33 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.76% 37.30% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 50 42
Average daily rate £360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £328 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 1 - - 2
Bury St Edmunds -7 1 £425 +9.67%
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
3 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) Apache CXF
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) ForgeRock
4 3 (30.00%) OpenAM
4 3 (30.00%) Web Design
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) CRM Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Apache CXF
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ADO
5 1 (10.00%) Drools
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (10.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
1 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) RAD
4 1 (10.00%) SSADM
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) ForgeRock
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Kofax
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle