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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.20% 2.06% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 22.22% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£391 £624 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.73 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.80%
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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
16 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 17.58% 9.28% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Average daily rate £395 £260 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.92% -28.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £623 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) GitHub
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Perl

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
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%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
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