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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Keyhole Markup Language (KML)
Rank 585 551 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Contract jobs citing KML 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.010% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.039% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £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 - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 2 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 3 £210 -58.00%
London - 3 £210 -

KML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) ESRI
2 2 (66.67%) E-business
2 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JTAG
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
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%) Windows CE
2 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 2 (66.67%) RTCP
2 2 (66.67%) RTP
2 2 (66.67%) SyncML
2 2 (66.67%) RFID
3 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
3 1 (33.33%) Google

KML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
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
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
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 3 (100.00%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Web 2.0
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%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Mapinfo
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
2 1 (33.33%) Google