The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 30 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 14 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.98% 6.62% 8.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.29% 19.02% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 23
Median daily rate £475 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £37.45 £39.63
% change year-on-year
-11.88% -5.48%
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
124 163 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.23% 34.83% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 130 113
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for XML.

1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 16 (51.61%) SQL
4 13 (41.94%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) JSON
5 12 (38.71%) Web Services
6 10 (32.26%) CSS
7 9 (29.03%) REST
8 8 (25.81%) jQuery
8 8 (25.81%) Maven
9 7 (22.58%) C#
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
9 7 (22.58%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) Groovy
9 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
10 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
10 6 (19.35%) SOA
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
10 6 (19.35%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) MVC
10 6 (19.35%) Ajax
11 5 (16.13%) Spring
11 5 (16.13%) SOAP
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.13%) Linux
11 5 (16.13%) Java EE
11 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (16.13%) HTML5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Maven
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
4 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (12.90%) Ant
5 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
5 4 (12.90%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) JUnit
5 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
5 4 (12.90%) Mockito
5 4 (12.90%) WebStorm
6 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.23%) MSTest
8 1 (3.23%) NUnit
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (3.23%) Selenium
8 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) UI Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Architect
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
1 13 (41.94%) JSON
2 12 (38.71%) Web Services
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
4 9 (29.03%) REST
5 8 (25.81%) jQuery
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) Ajax
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.13%) HTML5
8 5 (16.13%) Java EE
8 5 (16.13%) SOAP
8 5 (16.13%) Spring
9 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.90%) JPA
9 4 (12.90%) RESTful
9 4 (12.90%) XML Schema
10 3 (9.68%) WCF
10 3 (9.68%) WSDL
11 2 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) OO
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
3 6 (19.35%) SOA
4 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) BPMN
5 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 3 (9.68%) OOD
6 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) Groovy
4 4 (12.90%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) Scala
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) VC++
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Siebel
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) Vertica
4 1 (3.23%) WorldPay