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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 39 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 4 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.12% 3.42% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 27.08% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 12
Median daily rate £330 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £198 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.75 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+37.40% -5.75%
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
56 48 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.73% 12.63% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 69
Median daily rate £425 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.38% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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
Luton -3 2 £485 +29.33%
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) BEA
3 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) OpenText
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Cygwin
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) sed
5 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (8.33%) Kibana

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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) FrameMaker
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 2G
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) ProC
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 1 (8.33%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Writer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Java RMI
3 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (8.33%) XML-RPC
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Records Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) AWK
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) sed
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 3 (25.00%) BEA
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) OpenText
5 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy