The table below looks at the statistics for SGML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SGML over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)
Rank 591 568 555
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs citing SGML 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.014% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -

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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

SGML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SGML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SGML
Daily Rate Trend

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

SGML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SGML
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SGML within the UK.

SGML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SGML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SGML 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 SGML.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (75.00%) DOM
2 3 (75.00%) XSL
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) CloverETL
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) Documentum
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow

SGML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SGML 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 SGML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Documentum
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) UI Developer
2 3 (75.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) DOM
2 3 (75.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JSTL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SEO
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle