The table below looks at the statistics for XMLUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XMLUnit over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XMLUnit
Rank 591 574 552
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing XMLUnit 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.055% 0.13% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 - -
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

XMLUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XMLUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XMLUnit
Daily Rate Trend

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

XMLUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XMLUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMLUnit 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 XMLUnit.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Magento
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Shopify
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) HttpUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) DOM
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SOA

XMLUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XMLUnit 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 XMLUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Magento
1 3 (60.00%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HttpUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Magento Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) DOM
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) B2C
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter