The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 16 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.28% 3.07% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.35% 11.21% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 17
Average daily rate £388 £269 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.18% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.65 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +18.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
141 107 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.70% 27.37% 36.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 57 95
Average daily rate £300 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
Cambridgeshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (23.81%) Internet
5 5 (23.81%) Retail
5 5 (23.81%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Android
6 4 (19.05%) Copywriting
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
6 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Games
6 4 (19.05%) XSLT
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) VBScript
7 3 (14.29%) VBA
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) RoboHelp
3 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
4 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Firebug
4 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) Robotium
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Author
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Author
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Writer
4 2 (9.52%) Android Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8 Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) XSLT
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 2 (9.52%) WPF
5 2 (9.52%) LINQ
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (4.76%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Copywriting
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) Animation
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Android
3 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
2 4 (19.05%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Android Development
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) SEO
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) VBScript
4 3 (14.29%) VBA
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Korn
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Cognos
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) Google
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