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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 34 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 19 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.78% 1.89% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.63% 6.94% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
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£400 - £354
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +29.31%
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
102 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.28% 27.27% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 29 37
Average daily rate £385 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £408
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 0 8 £400 - 1
Dunstable - 5 £248 -
Luton - - - - 2
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) C#
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (40.00%) XSLT
4 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
6 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 10 (28.57%) IBM
6 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
7 9 (25.71%) WCF
7 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
7 9 (25.71%) UML
7 9 (25.71%) Web Services
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.71%) Oracle
8 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 8 (22.86%) Subversion
9 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (20.00%) B2C
10 6 (17.14%) WSDL
10 6 (17.14%) Logistics
10 6 (17.14%) Degree
11 5 (14.29%) Migration
11 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (31.43%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
3 8 (22.86%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 3 (8.57%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
5 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.71%) Moodle
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.86%) Drupal
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
1 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.86%) Subversion
3 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.57%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Interactive Media
1 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Interactive Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) XSLT
3 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
5 9 (25.71%) Web Services
5 9 (25.71%) WCF
5 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (17.14%) WSDL
7 5 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (11.43%) Middleware
8 4 (11.43%) J2EE
9 3 (8.57%) EJB
9 3 (8.57%) XSD
9 3 (8.57%) JSP
9 3 (8.57%) Servlets
9 3 (8.57%) Struts
9 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.57%) Spring
9 3 (8.57%) Silverlight
10 2 (5.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) AS400
2 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.86%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) CentOS
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) UML
2 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (20.00%) B2C
4 6 (17.14%) Logistics
5 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Process Management
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow
6 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) MVC
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) C
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) VB
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) IBM
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Sun
5 2 (5.71%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.71%) Cognos
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
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