The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 26 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 34 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.60% 10.33% 8.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.53% 26.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 4
Average daily rate
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£378 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £390 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £429 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
194 186 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.67% 38.43% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 130 49
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £47.50 £18.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 29 (47.54%) C#
2 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) .NET
3 23 (37.70%) SOAP
4 22 (36.07%) SQL
5 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
6 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
7 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
8 15 (24.59%) HTML
9 13 (21.31%) Java
9 13 (21.31%) Oracle
9 13 (21.31%) MVC
10 12 (19.67%) Scrum
10 12 (19.67%) Web Services
10 12 (19.67%) JIRA
11 11 (18.03%) XSLT
12 10 (16.39%) WCF
12 10 (16.39%) SoapUI
12 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
13 9 (14.75%) Groovy
13 9 (14.75%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (14.75%) Sitecore
13 9 (14.75%) CMS
13 9 (14.75%) Maven
13 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
14 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
14 8 (13.11%) Content Management
14 8 (13.11%) CSS
14 8 (13.11%) Ant
14 8 (13.11%) ISEB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (14.75%) CMS
1 9 (14.75%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.20%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.56%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) Apache
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) Documentum
6 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) Jetty
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.20%) Doxygen
4 2 (3.28%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) GSM
1 1 (1.64%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.84%) FileMaker
2 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.92%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) JIRA
2 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) SoapUI
3 9 (14.75%) Maven
4 8 (13.11%) Ant
4 8 (13.11%) Selenium
5 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.28%) Lombardi
6 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.64%) Subversion
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.64%) Mockito
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.64%) WebStorm
7 1 (1.64%) Grunt
7 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (11.48%) Electronics
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Games
3 5 (8.20%) Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (55.74%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Sitecore Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Author
5 7 (11.48%) Technical Author
6 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Data Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) .NET
1 23 (37.70%) SOAP
2 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
3 15 (24.59%) HTML
4 12 (19.67%) Web Services
5 11 (18.03%) XSLT
6 10 (16.39%) WCF
7 8 (13.11%) CSS
8 7 (11.48%) jQuery
9 6 (9.84%) WPF
9 6 (9.84%) LINQ
9 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.20%) Spring
10 5 (8.20%) JPA
10 5 (8.20%) ADO.NET
10 5 (8.20%) REST
11 4 (6.56%) HTML5
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.56%) J2EE
11 4 (6.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.20%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.28%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
1 6 (9.84%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
3 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.31%) MVC
3 12 (19.67%) Scrum
4 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
5 8 (13.11%) Content Management
6 7 (11.48%) OO
6 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Time Management
7 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (8.20%) 3D Programming
8 5 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.20%) Document Management
9 4 (6.56%) UML
10 3 (4.92%) Project Management
10 3 (4.92%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.28%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) C#
2 22 (36.07%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.31%) Java
5 9 (14.75%) Groovy
6 6 (9.84%) C
7 5 (8.20%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) VBScript
9 2 (3.28%) VBA
9 2 (3.28%) Scala
9 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
10 1 (1.64%) XQuery
10 1 (1.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) ISEB
2 6 (9.84%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Sitecore
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) hybris
4 4 (6.56%) Demandware
4 4 (6.56%) Intershop
5 2 (3.28%) Cognos
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.64%) Google
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