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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 22 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing XML 9 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.84% 9.05% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.52% 18.45% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
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£420 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £240 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.90%
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
58 103 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 31.18% 49.05% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 80 41
Average daily rate £400 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 17 October 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
Bury St Edmunds +3 1 £325 +14.03%
Ipswich - 1 £368 - 3
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 32 (76.19%) Web Services
2 28 (66.67%) Windows
3 27 (64.29%) SQL
4 24 (57.14%) C#
5 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 20 (47.62%) .NET
7 19 (45.24%) SOAP
7 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (45.24%) WCF
8 15 (35.71%) Workflow
8 15 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
8 15 (35.71%) MVVM
8 15 (35.71%) CRM
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 14 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
9 14 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (33.33%) JSON
10 13 (30.95%) Reverse Proxy
10 13 (30.95%) TDD
10 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
10 13 (30.95%) Puppet
10 13 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
10 13 (30.95%) VPN
10 13 (30.95%) DNS
10 13 (30.95%) Linux
10 13 (30.95%) UNIX

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
1 13 (30.95%) VPN
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
1 13 (30.95%) Firewall
1 13 (30.95%) Reverse Proxy
2 11 (26.19%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) CRM Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Tester
7 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (76.19%) Web Services
2 20 (47.62%) .NET
3 19 (45.24%) WCF
3 19 (45.24%) SOAP
4 14 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
4 14 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 14 (33.33%) JSON
5 7 (16.67%) Silverlight
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.52%) HTML
8 3 (7.14%) XSLT
8 3 (7.14%) WPF
9 2 (4.76%) Ajax
9 2 (4.76%) MDX
9 2 (4.76%) jQuery
9 2 (4.76%) CSS
9 2 (4.76%) XSL
10 1 (2.38%) DHTML
10 1 (2.38%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Replication
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) CRM
2 15 (35.71%) Workflow
2 15 (35.71%) MVVM
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 10 (23.81%) DevOps
5 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.05%) Migration
6 8 (19.05%) MVC
6 8 (19.05%) Data Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.14%) ETL
8 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Testing
9 2 (4.76%) ERP
9 2 (4.76%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) C#
3 15 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 13 (30.95%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) XAML
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) MCITP
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.43%) Degree
3 6 (14.29%) Sun Certification
4 4 (9.52%) ISEB
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.38%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (7.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Puppet
1 13 (30.95%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (4.76%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com