The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Bedford 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 9 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.86% - 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £265 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.40 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.71% 28.57% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £265 £175 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -32.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Bedfordshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 (33.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
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