The table below looks at the statistics for XACML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XACML over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML)
Rank 615 611 598
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing XACML 15 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.091% 0.032% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£465 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 - -
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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

XACML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XACML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XACML
Daily Rate Trend

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

XACML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XACML
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XACML within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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 0 15 £465 +43.07%
South East - 11 - -
Surrey - 11 - -
Wiltshire 0 2 £465 -
Swindon -2 2 £465 -
London -8 2 - -
South West -9 2 £465 -

XACML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XACML 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 XACML.

1 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (75.00%) Oracle
2 21 (75.00%) Python
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) SOA
3 19 (67.86%) Technical Architecture
3 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
3 19 (67.86%) Relational Database
3 19 (67.86%) Apache Thrift
4 14 (50.00%) C#
4 14 (50.00%) .NET
5 13 (46.43%) Web Services
5 13 (46.43%) Linux
6 12 (42.86%) CSS
6 12 (42.86%) SQL
6 12 (42.86%) HTML
6 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 11 (39.29%) Java
7 11 (39.29%) Banking
7 11 (39.29%) Maven
7 11 (39.29%) Investment Banking
8 10 (35.71%) Information Security
8 10 (35.71%) Data Mining
8 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
8 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (35.71%) Silverlight
8 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (35.71%) HTML5
9 9 (32.14%) ANTLR

XACML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XACML 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 XACML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
2 2 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) Relational Database
3 10 (35.71%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (39.29%) Maven
3 9 (32.14%) JUnit
3 9 (32.14%) Eclipse
3 9 (32.14%) ANTLR
4 8 (28.57%) VisualVM
4 8 (28.57%) YourKit
5 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 4 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (7.14%) Ant
7 2 (7.14%) Grunt
7 2 (7.14%) JSHint
7 2 (7.14%) FxCop
7 2 (7.14%) StyleCop
7 2 (7.14%) NDepend
7 2 (7.14%) Moq
7 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (7.14%) NUnit
7 2 (7.14%) ReSharper
7 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 11 (39.29%) Banking
1 11 (39.29%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Apache Thrift
2 14 (50.00%) .NET
3 13 (46.43%) Web Services
4 12 (42.86%) HTML
4 12 (42.86%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (35.71%) Silverlight
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (35.71%) HTML5
5 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 9 (32.14%) REST
6 9 (32.14%) MyBatis
6 9 (32.14%) Drools
6 9 (32.14%) Spring
6 9 (32.14%) JMS
7 8 (28.57%) RESTful
8 7 (25.00%) SAML
9 6 (21.43%) OAuth
9 6 (21.43%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (10.71%) DataPower
4 2 (7.14%) SecurID
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Technical Architecture
2 19 (67.86%) SOA
3 10 (35.71%) Information Security
4 9 (32.14%) BPMN
5 8 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 8 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 8 (28.57%) Code Coverage
6 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) BDD
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (7.14%) OpenAM
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) TIBCO
3 8 (28.57%) Telerik
4 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft