The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Woking region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 4 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 14 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 16.47% 5.06% 19.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.28% 16.00% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£245 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 34.12% 31.65% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 3
Average daily rate £320 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £353 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
XML
Surrey

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 24 (68.57%) Scrum
2 23 (65.71%) .NET
3 22 (62.86%) C#
4 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (57.14%) WCF
5 20 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (54.29%) WPF
7 18 (51.43%) Visual Studio
8 15 (42.86%) SOAP
8 15 (42.86%) Web Services
9 14 (40.00%) Publishing
9 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
9 14 (40.00%) QA
9 14 (40.00%) REST
10 13 (37.14%) BDD
10 13 (37.14%) XSLT
10 13 (37.14%) SQL
11 11 (31.43%) ISEB
12 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
13 9 (25.71%) Legal
13 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (22.86%) Internet
14 8 (22.86%) Content Management
15 7 (20.00%) Python
15 7 (20.00%) Windows
16 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
16 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (14.29%) Office 365
17 5 (14.29%) LINQ

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) ColdFusion MX
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) JRun
2 1 (2.86%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.86%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (51.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
5 2 (5.71%) Hudson
5 2 (5.71%) WiX
5 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.71%) Flash Builder
General
1 14 (40.00%) Publishing
2 9 (25.71%) Legal
3 4 (11.43%) Law
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
1 10 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Test Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) QA Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Content Editor
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) WCF
3 19 (54.29%) WPF
4 15 (42.86%) SOAP
4 15 (42.86%) Web Services
5 14 (40.00%) REST
6 13 (37.14%) XSLT
7 5 (14.29%) LINQ
8 4 (11.43%) HTML
9 3 (8.57%) Flash
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.57%) CSS
10 2 (5.71%) jQuery
10 2 (5.71%) Ajax
10 2 (5.71%) Robotlegs
11 1 (2.86%) J2EE
11 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Scrum
2 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (37.14%) BDD
4 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) Content Management
7 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) MVC
9 3 (8.57%) DevOps
9 3 (8.57%) UML
9 3 (8.57%) TDD
10 2 (5.71%) OOP
10 2 (5.71%) SOA
10 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.86%) Master Data Management
11 1 (2.86%) Web Development
11 1 (2.86%) Kanban
11 1 (2.86%) Release Management
11 1 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) XQuery
5 3 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.71%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Mercator
3 1 (2.86%) Thunderhead