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 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 11 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 52 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.40% 8.24% 9.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 25.41% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £386 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% +12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +29.31%
XML
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
195 122 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.00% 32.45% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 50 88
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
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 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 32 (44.44%) Perl
2 25 (34.72%) XSLT
3 22 (30.56%) PowerShell
4 20 (27.78%) Ant
5 16 (22.22%) HTML
6 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.28%) JSON
8 10 (13.89%) Java
8 10 (13.89%) REST
9 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 8 (11.11%) C#
9 8 (11.11%) .NET
9 8 (11.11%) Linux
9 8 (11.11%) CSS
9 8 (11.11%) Python
9 8 (11.11%) FrameMaker
10 7 (9.72%) MVC
10 7 (9.72%) WCF
10 7 (9.72%) Ubuntu
10 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.72%) HTTP
10 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
10 7 (9.72%) OO
10 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
10 7 (9.72%) Twisted
10 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
10 7 (9.72%) DevOps
10 7 (9.72%) jQuery
10 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
11 6 (8.33%) Docker

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (4.17%) Apache
1 3 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) WordPress
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Documentum
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) FrameMaker
2 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.78%) RoboHelp
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.39%) XMetaL
4 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
1 1 (1.39%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) HTTP
1 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.33%) Internet
3 4 (5.56%) VPN
3 4 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQLite
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Ant
2 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.33%) Subversion
3 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.94%) JIRA
5 3 (4.17%) Maven
5 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.17%) WiX
5 3 (4.17%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.78%) Firebug
6 2 (2.78%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.78%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.39%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.39%) JMeter
7 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (8.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Games
4 3 (4.17%) Publishing
5 2 (2.78%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Author
2 21 (29.17%) Technical Author
3 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Python Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Writer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Java Architect
7 3 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) XSLT
2 16 (22.22%) HTML
3 11 (15.28%) JSON
4 10 (13.89%) REST
5 8 (11.11%) .NET
5 8 (11.11%) CSS
6 7 (9.72%) WCF
6 7 (9.72%) jQuery
6 7 (9.72%) Twisted
7 6 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (8.33%) J2EE
7 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.94%) LINQ
8 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.56%) WPF
9 4 (5.56%) JSP
9 4 (5.56%) Spring
10 3 (4.17%) JMS
10 3 (4.17%) DOM
10 3 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Copywriting
2 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.39%) Open Source
3 1 (1.39%) Social Media
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.94%) Android
4 4 (5.56%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.72%) OO
2 7 (9.72%) MVC
2 7 (9.72%) DevOps
3 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.56%) OOP
4 4 (5.56%) Scrum
4 4 (5.56%) Android Development
5 3 (4.17%) Multithreading
5 3 (4.17%) Migration
5 3 (4.17%) Web Development
5 3 (4.17%) TDD
5 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.17%) Content Management
5 3 (4.17%) SEO
5 3 (4.17%) SOA
6 2 (2.78%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (1.39%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Perl
2 22 (30.56%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.89%) Java
4 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) C#
4 8 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (5.56%) SQL
6 3 (4.17%) XAML
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.39%) Erlang
8 1 (1.39%) Groovy
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) Perforce
3 1 (1.39%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) Zend
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