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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 3 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 22.73% 19.64% 5.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.56% 57.89% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate £275 £255 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.30 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.31% +18.51%
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
9 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 40.91% 33.93% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 7
Average daily rate £325 £300 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £11.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
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 23 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (90.00%) Publishing
1 9 (90.00%) XSLT
1 9 (90.00%) Internet
1 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (90.00%) Content Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 9 (90.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Web Content Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Web Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Web Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) XML Developer
1 9 (90.00%) XML XSLT Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Content Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy