The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 13 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.30% 2.59% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 30.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £623 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.32 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.80% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 19.78% 8.62% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Average daily rate £388 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £574 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Uxbridge region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Uxbridge region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region citing XML 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 XML.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) GitHub
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region citing XML 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 XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) jBPM
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Security
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) AOP
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft