The first table below looks at the demand for Xerces skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xerces over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xerces
Rank 586 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xerces 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
14764 12753 15212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.74% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9559 7969 8989
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 £265 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 349 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £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%

Xerces
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Xerces Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xerces
Daily Rate Trend

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

Xerces Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xerces
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Xerces Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xerces
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Xerces 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 Xerces.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Xalan
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) wxWidgets
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Xerces
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) ProC
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (50.00%) GCC
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Xalan
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) wxWidgets
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) CORBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OpenSolaris
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Lisp
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) C-shell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) qmail
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (50.00%) OpenSSH
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Akamai