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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 2 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 13 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 19.70% 7.69% 15.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.83% 27.59% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Average daily rate
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£254 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.93% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £360 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £385 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% -12.85%
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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
29 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 43.94% 27.88% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 7
Average daily rate £350 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £484 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 2
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (70.00%) XSLT
2 19 (63.33%) Python
3 18 (60.00%) Internet
4 16 (53.33%) Publishing
5 14 (46.67%) XQuery
6 11 (36.67%) QA
7 8 (26.67%) Legal
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) JUnit
9 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (16.67%) REST
10 5 (16.67%) MarkLogic
10 5 (16.67%) .NET
10 5 (16.67%) Scrum
11 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
11 4 (13.33%) MVC
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.33%) C#
11 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 4 (13.33%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) CSS
12 3 (10.00%) SOAP
12 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
12 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.00%) HTML
12 3 (10.00%) ISEB
12 3 (10.00%) BDD
12 3 (10.00%) Content Management

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion MX
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) JRun
2 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.33%) FileNet
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MarkLogic
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JUnit
2 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) Ant
5 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.33%) Flash Builder
5 1 (3.33%) Hudson
5 1 (3.33%) WiX
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 16 (53.33%) Publishing
2 8 (26.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Content Editor
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) XML Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) ActionScript Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) XSLT
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) REST
3 5 (16.67%) .NET
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) SOAP
5 3 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) WCF
5 3 (10.00%) WPF
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) Flash
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
7 1 (3.33%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) Robotlegs
7 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Semantic Web
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
5 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (3.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) OOD
7 1 (3.33%) SOA
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Python
2 14 (46.67%) XQuery
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
4 2 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Thunderhead