The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 4 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 18.18% 5.56% 12.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.62% 22.73% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate
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£255 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £213 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £445 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
XML
Surrey

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 Woking region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 38.18% 24.44% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 10
Average daily rate £360 £443 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £188 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Average hourly rate - £11.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Woking

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Woking region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 18 (72.00%) XSLT
2 16 (64.00%) Python
3 14 (56.00%) Internet
4 13 (52.00%) QA
5 12 (48.00%) Publishing
6 11 (44.00%) XQuery
7 8 (32.00%) JUnit
7 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (28.00%) MarkLogic
9 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) REST
11 4 (16.00%) Legal
11 4 (16.00%) Semantic Web
11 4 (16.00%) MVC
11 4 (16.00%) Scrum
11 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
11 4 (16.00%) C#
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) .NET
11 4 (16.00%) SOAP
11 4 (16.00%) Web Services
12 3 (12.00%) ISEB
12 3 (12.00%) HTML
12 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
12 3 (12.00%) CSS
12 3 (12.00%) WCF
12 3 (12.00%) WPF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MarkLogic
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
2 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) Flash Builder
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) WiX
General
1 12 (48.00%) Publishing
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) XML Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Content Editor
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.00%) SOA Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) XSLT
2 5 (20.00%) REST
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) WCF
4 3 (12.00%) WPF
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) WSDL
6 1 (4.00%) Flash
6 1 (4.00%) XSL
6 1 (4.00%) JDBC
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) Robotlegs
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Semantic Web
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) BPEL
6 1 (4.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Python
2 11 (44.00%) XQuery
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) VBA
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
1 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
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