The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 19 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 16 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.84% - 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% - 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -1.42%
XML
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 68 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.12% 22.44% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 50 78
Median daily rate £390 £525 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +42.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 7 £220 -
Luton - 4 £375 - 1
Bedford - 1 £450 -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 12 (60.00%) SQL
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) XSLT
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) Java EE
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (30.00%) JSF
5 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (30.00%) High Availability
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (30.00%) XSL
5 6 (30.00%) JSP
5 6 (30.00%) Struts
6 5 (25.00%) OLAP
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) MS Access
6 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (25.00%) OLTP
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (25.00%) Teradata
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (25.00%) Data Mart
7 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) LiveLink
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) 2G
1 1 (5.00%) 3G
1 1 (5.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (25.00%) Data Mart
2 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (25.00%) MS Access
2 5 (25.00%) OLAP
2 5 (25.00%) OLTP
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) EDRMS
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) XML Developer
5 1 (5.00%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XSLT
2 7 (35.00%) Java EE
2 7 (35.00%) Spring
3 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (30.00%) JSF
3 6 (30.00%) JSP
3 6 (30.00%) Struts
3 6 (30.00%) XSL
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) Java RMI
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Teradata
3 4 (20.00%) BEA
4 2 (10.00%) OpenText
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) TIBCO