The table below looks at the statistics for KML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KML over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Keyhole Markup Language (KML)
Rank 609 592 579
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing KML 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.007% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15643 15240 14432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.42% 27.85% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10522 9833 9161
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 220 296
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

KML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

KML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

KML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing KML within the UK.

KML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

KML
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing KML within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England -25 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -

KML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing KML 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 KML.

1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) GIS
4 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum

KML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing KML 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 KML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) GIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (40.00%) Leaflet
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Google Maps API
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) JSF
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) GIS
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google