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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)
Rank 585 590 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing SGML 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.020% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 -

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
14707 14714 12753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.38% 27.19% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9574 9397 8038
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 228 336
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SGML within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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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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 -10 1 - -
Kent - - - -
South East - - - -

SGML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) Greek Language
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Programming
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) REST

SGML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (50.00%) Documentum
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CloverETL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Greek Language
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Author
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Author
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Programming
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle