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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Keyhole Markup Language (KML)
Rank - 579 545
Contract jobs citing KML 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.014% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £210 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -58.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £500
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
14705 14615 12634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 27.75% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9670 7937
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 186 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) GIS
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) Google Maps API
4 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Leaflet
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) ArcGIS

KML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1 (20.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) GIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP 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
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Google Maps API
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (40.00%) Leaflet
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%) RichFaces
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
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
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google