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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 3 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 17 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 19.32% 2.22% 18.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.74% 9.52% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
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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 Woking region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 43.18% 23.33% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 1
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) Scrum
3 20 (55.56%) C#
3 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 17 (47.22%) WCF
4 17 (47.22%) WPF
5 16 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 15 (41.67%) XSLT
7 14 (38.89%) Publishing
8 13 (36.11%) SOAP
8 13 (36.11%) Web Services
9 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (33.33%) QA
9 12 (33.33%) REST
10 11 (30.56%) Automated Testing
11 10 (27.78%) BDD
11 10 (27.78%) Internet
11 10 (27.78%) SQL
12 9 (25.00%) Python
12 9 (25.00%) ISEB
13 8 (22.22%) Legal
13 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
14 7 (19.44%) Content Management
14 7 (19.44%) Office 365
14 7 (19.44%) MVC
14 7 (19.44%) XQuery
14 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
14 7 (19.44%) Windows
14 7 (19.44%) JavaScript

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.78%) ColdFusion MX
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) JRun
2 1 (2.78%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.78%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (11.11%) Subversion
5 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.33%) Ant
5 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
5 3 (8.33%) Flash Builder
5 3 (8.33%) Hudson
5 3 (8.33%) WiX
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 14 (38.89%) Publishing
2 8 (22.22%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Law
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Content Editor
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) ActionScript Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 17 (47.22%) WCF
2 17 (47.22%) WPF
3 15 (41.67%) XSLT
4 13 (36.11%) SOAP
4 13 (36.11%) Web Services
5 12 (33.33%) REST
6 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) LINQ
7 5 (13.89%) CSS
8 4 (11.11%) Flash
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.33%) Ajax
9 3 (8.33%) jQuery
9 3 (8.33%) Robotlegs
10 1 (2.78%) RESTful
10 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.78%) J2EE
10 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Scrum
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Automated Testing
4 10 (27.78%) BDD
5 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 7 (19.44%) MVC
6 7 (19.44%) Content Management
7 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) UML
9 3 (8.33%) OOP
9 3 (8.33%) DevOps
10 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.56%) Coaching
10 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.56%) OO
10 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.56%) SOA
11 1 (2.78%) Web Development
11 1 (2.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (19.44%) XQuery
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) ActionScript
6 3 (8.33%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Adobe
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Thunderhead
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
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