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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XMLUnit
Rank 608 583 552
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -31
Contract jobs citing XMLUnit 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% 0.12% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
7282 6775 5551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.27% 12.80% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 4310 3445
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 146 151
Average hourly rate £37.87 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 2 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 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
North West -16 1 - -
England -19 1 - -

XMLUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HttpUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) B2C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) DOM

XMLUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) HttpUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) DOM
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) B2C
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft