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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 34 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.51% 2.33% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 13.85% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £475 £488 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +83.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +4.90%
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
82 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.70% 16.84% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 33
Average daily rate £400 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £638 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) ABAP
2 4 (66.67%) NetWeaver
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) BAPI
2 4 (66.67%) SAP PI
3 2 (33.33%) BPEL
3 2 (33.33%) SAP XI
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (33.33%) SAPUI5
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) SAP ALE
3 2 (33.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Lombardi

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Lombardi
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SAP PI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) BAPI
2 4 (66.67%) SAP PI
3 2 (33.33%) SAP ALE
3 2 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
3 2 (33.33%) SAP XI
3 2 (33.33%) SAPUI5
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) MFC
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) BPEL
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) ABAP
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy