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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 13 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 31 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.66% 1.52% 6.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.05% 4.94% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 19
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£400 £385 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £385 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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
119 81 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.07% 30.68% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 95
Average daily rate £381 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 27 (42.19%) Perl
2 21 (32.81%) Ant
2 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
3 20 (31.25%) Python
4 19 (29.69%) HTML
5 18 (28.13%) Linux
6 17 (26.56%) XSLT
7 14 (21.88%) Internet
7 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.31%) SQL
9 11 (17.19%) JIRA
10 10 (15.63%) Content Management
10 10 (15.63%) XSL
10 10 (15.63%) FrameMaker
10 10 (15.63%) CMS
10 10 (15.63%) Perforce
10 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
10 10 (15.63%) JSON
11 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
12 7 (10.94%) QA
12 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
12 7 (10.94%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.94%) Ubuntu
12 7 (10.94%) Degree
12 7 (10.94%) Client/Server
12 7 (10.94%) HTTP
12 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (10.94%) C

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (15.63%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) WordPress
2 1 (1.56%) Liferay
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) JBoss
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) FrameMaker
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Zen Cart
1 1 (1.56%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) Internet
2 7 (10.94%) HTTP
2 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Ant
2 11 (17.19%) JIRA
3 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.25%) Subversion
6 1 (1.56%) Grunt
6 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.56%) Hudson
6 1 (1.56%) Firebug
6 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.56%) Selenium
6 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.56%) TestNG
6 1 (1.56%) Maven
6 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 5 (7.81%) Publishing
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Author
2 16 (25.00%) Technical Author
3 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Python Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Python Programmer
6 3 (4.69%) Programmer
7 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) HTML
2 17 (26.56%) XSLT
3 10 (15.63%) XSL
3 10 (15.63%) JSON
4 7 (10.94%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (10.94%) Twisted
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
5 5 (7.81%) REST
6 4 (6.25%) HTML5
7 3 (4.69%) CSS
7 3 (4.69%) SOAP
8 2 (3.13%) .NET
8 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.13%) Java EE
8 2 (3.13%) Spring
8 2 (3.13%) jQuery
8 2 (3.13%) CSS3
8 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.56%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (1.56%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.81%) Streaming Media
2 5 (7.81%) IPTV
3 2 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Content Management
3 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.38%) DevOps
5 6 (9.38%) Web Development
5 6 (9.38%) Scrum
5 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.81%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.69%) OO
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL
9 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.13%) Project Management
9 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.13%) TDD
9 2 (3.13%) Product Management
9 2 (3.13%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) Perl
2 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
3 20 (31.25%) Python
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 7 (10.94%) C
5 7 (10.94%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) Java
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (3.13%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) ABAP
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Perforce
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Zend
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
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Posted: 9 days ago