The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 44 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing XML 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.69% 2.18% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.87% 9.84% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
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£550 £316 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -20.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
89 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.55% 22.18% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 27
Average daily rate £400 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +5 4 - - 1
Luton -15 3 £550 +46.66% 3
Dunstable - - - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (65.00%) SQL
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (55.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) UML
3 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 10 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (50.00%) IBM
4 10 (50.00%) Middleware
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) Logistics
7 7 (35.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) C#
8 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
9 5 (25.00%) WCF
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Process Management
10 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (20.00%) C
10 4 (20.00%) UNIX
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
12 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (10.00%) JSON
12 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (10.00%) hybris

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) MSTest
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (50.00%) Middleware
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) WSDL
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
6 1 (5.00%) WF
6 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) DTV
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) UML
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Logistics
3 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Process Management
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) ETL
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Golang
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) hybris
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) KANA
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
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