The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Keyhole Markup Language (KML)
Rank 589 564 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing KML 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.012% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.042% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 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 - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15105 14234 14850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.92% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9047 9067
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 296 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 2 (66.67%) J2ME
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) GSM
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) WAP
2 2 (66.67%) RTCP
2 2 (66.67%) RTP
2 2 (66.67%) SyncML
2 2 (66.67%) RFID
2 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) ESRI
2 2 (66.67%) E-business
2 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (66.67%) Windows CE
2 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JTAG
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source

KML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
1 2 (66.67%) RTCP
1 2 (66.67%) RTP
1 2 (66.67%) RFID
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
1 2 (66.67%) J2ME
1 2 (66.67%) WAP
1 2 (66.67%) SyncML
2 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-business
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
1 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft