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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 11 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing XML 24 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.18% 9.39% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.38% 19.54% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £243 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £394 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +41.81%
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 87 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 40.10% 48.07% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 71 33
Average daily rate £400 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 +6 12 £371 +10.00% 4
Bury St Edmunds +1 2 £363 +27.19% 1
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (75.56%) Web Services
2 30 (66.67%) SQL
3 29 (64.44%) Windows
4 27 (60.00%) C#
5 23 (51.11%) .NET
6 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
7 21 (46.67%) SOAP
8 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (40.00%) WCF
9 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
10 16 (35.56%) Workflow
11 15 (33.33%) CRM
11 15 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
11 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 15 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (33.33%) MVVM
12 14 (31.11%) Reactive Extensions
12 14 (31.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 14 (31.11%) JSON
12 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (28.89%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (28.89%) Replication
13 13 (28.89%) Puppet
13 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
13 13 (28.89%) Reverse Proxy
13 13 (28.89%) UNIX
13 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
13 13 (28.89%) VPN
13 13 (28.89%) DNS
13 13 (28.89%) Linux

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Reverse Proxy
1 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
1 13 (28.89%) VPN
1 13 (28.89%) DNS
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) SAN
3 3 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) CRM Developer
3 8 (17.78%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.44%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) Web Services
2 23 (51.11%) .NET
3 21 (46.67%) SOAP
4 18 (40.00%) WCF
5 14 (31.11%) Reactive Extensions
5 14 (31.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 14 (31.11%) JSON
6 10 (22.22%) Silverlight
7 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.56%) HTML
9 6 (13.33%) XSLT
9 6 (13.33%) WPF
10 5 (11.11%) jQuery
10 5 (11.11%) Ajax
10 5 (11.11%) CSS
11 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
12 3 (6.67%) WF
12 3 (6.67%) LINQ
12 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (4.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) UNIX
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Workflow
3 15 (33.33%) CRM
3 15 (33.33%) MVVM
4 12 (26.67%) TDD
5 11 (24.44%) MVC
6 10 (22.22%) DevOps
7 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 8 (17.78%) Migration
8 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
9 6 (13.33%) ETL
9 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
11 2 (4.44%) ERP
11 2 (4.44%) Agile Testing
11 2 (4.44%) System Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) SQL
2 27 (60.00%) C#
3 15 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 13 (28.89%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) MCITP
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 6 (13.33%) Sun Certification
4 4 (8.89%) ISEB
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (28.89%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) ForgeRock
2 2 (4.44%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com