The first table below looks at the demand for XMLSpy skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMLSpy over the 3 months to 18 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 Development Applications 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Altova XMLSpy
Rank 584 537 583
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +46
Contract jobs citing XMLSpy 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.043% 0.13% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £500 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £400
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

XMLSpy
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XMLSpy within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

XMLSpy Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XMLSpy
Daily Rate Trend

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

XMLSpy Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XMLSpy
Hourly Rate Trend

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

XMLSpy Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XMLSpy
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 XMLSpy within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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 -91 3 £500 +5.26% 1
London -23 2 £500 -
South East -17 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -

XMLSpy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) webMethods
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (33.33%) EDIFACT

XMLSpy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMLSpy 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 XMLSpy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) EDIFACT
3 1 (33.33%) OLE DB
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) ODBC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (33.33%) XPath
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) webMethods
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle