The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XMLUnit
Rank 596 561 582
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +21
Contract jobs citing XMLUnit 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.068% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £240
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7010 5871 6100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.82% 11.49% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4495 3682 3574
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 143 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XMLUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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 -3 8 £400 - 1
London - 7 £400 -
City of London - 1 £375 -

XMLUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (72.73%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) XSLT
2 7 (63.64%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) Publishing
4 5 (45.45%) XSD
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Ant
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) HttpUnit
7 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Validation
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (9.09%) B2C
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Adobe

XMLUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Ant
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
2 3 (27.27%) HttpUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (54.55%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Test Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Testing Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) QA Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) XSLT
3 5 (45.45%) XSD
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) Laravel
7 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) JSON
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe