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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 29 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing XML 17 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.66% 9.57% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.04% 26.85% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 2
Average daily rate £413 £388 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £308 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £441 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
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
113 108 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.96% 35.64% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 50
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Web Services
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
4 18 (40.91%) Java
5 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
6 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 16 (36.36%) Maven
6 16 (36.36%) Groovy
7 14 (31.82%) HTML
8 13 (29.55%) Ant
8 13 (29.55%) SOAP
8 13 (29.55%) JIRA
9 12 (27.27%) Automated Testing
9 12 (27.27%) MVC
9 12 (27.27%) ISEB
9 12 (27.27%) WSDL
9 12 (27.27%) SoapUI
10 10 (22.73%) Scrum
11 9 (20.45%) ISEB Practitioner
11 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
11 9 (20.45%) JSON
11 9 (20.45%) OO
11 9 (20.45%) .NET
11 9 (20.45%) Process Improvement
11 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
11 9 (20.45%) REST
11 9 (20.45%) Defect Management
12 8 (18.18%) C#
12 8 (18.18%) XSLT
12 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) DB2
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 16 (36.36%) Maven
3 13 (29.55%) Ant
3 13 (29.55%) JIRA
4 12 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
6 5 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (9.09%) IntelliJ
7 4 (9.09%) JUnit
7 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
7 4 (9.09%) Mockito
7 4 (9.09%) WebStorm
8 3 (6.82%) Lombardi
9 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.27%) GitLab
9 1 (2.27%) Grunt
9 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) UI Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Digital Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.82%) XML Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Java Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Web Services
2 14 (31.82%) HTML
3 13 (29.55%) SOAP
4 12 (27.27%) WSDL
5 9 (20.45%) .NET
5 9 (20.45%) JSON
5 9 (20.45%) REST
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 8 (18.18%) CSS
6 8 (18.18%) XSLT
7 7 (15.91%) HTML5
7 7 (15.91%) jQuery
8 5 (11.36%) Spring
9 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.09%) Java EE
9 4 (9.09%) JPA
9 4 (9.09%) JSP
9 4 (9.09%) XML Schema
10 3 (6.82%) EJB
10 3 (6.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Semantic Web
2 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Biology
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Life Science
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Solaris
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 12 (27.27%) MVC
3 10 (22.73%) Scrum
4 9 (20.45%) Defect Management
4 9 (20.45%) OO
4 9 (20.45%) Process Improvement
4 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.91%) SDLC
5 7 (15.91%) SOA
6 5 (11.36%) UML
7 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) BPMN
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security
7 4 (9.09%) Open Source
7 4 (9.09%) TDD
7 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 4 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 18 (40.91%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) Groovy
3 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) Scala
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) ES6
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) ISEB
2 9 (20.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) Sun
3 2 (4.55%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Siebel
4 1 (2.27%) Vertica
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