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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 22 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 27 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.05% 5.75% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 13.64% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
108 154 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.20% 42.19% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 103 43
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 16 (28.57%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) HTML
2 16 (28.57%) Content Management
3 13 (23.21%) FrameMaker
3 13 (23.21%) Oracle
4 12 (21.43%) Electronics
5 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.64%) Perl
5 11 (19.64%) Ant
5 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
5 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.86%) Java
7 9 (16.07%) JIRA
8 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.29%) Linux
9 7 (12.50%) .NET
9 7 (12.50%) C
9 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 7 (12.50%) C++
9 7 (12.50%) XSLT
9 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
10 6 (10.71%) CMS
10 6 (10.71%) MS Office
10 6 (10.71%) OO
10 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (10.71%) Internet
10 6 (10.71%) RDBMS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (10.71%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) Documentum
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) FrameMaker
2 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.71%) MS Office
4 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
4 5 (8.93%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.79%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.71%) FileMaker
2 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Ant
2 9 (16.07%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Firebug
4 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Grunt
4 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 12 (21.43%) Electronics
2 5 (8.93%) Games
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Author
1 19 (33.93%) Technical Author
2 18 (32.14%) Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (7.14%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) HTML
2 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) XSLT
3 5 (8.93%) J2EE
3 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.93%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) SOAP
3 5 (8.93%) XSL
4 4 (7.14%) jQuery
4 4 (7.14%) ODBC
4 4 (7.14%) WCF
5 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 3 (5.36%) Ajax
5 3 (5.36%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.36%) Struts
5 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 3 (5.36%) JSP
5 3 (5.36%) Servlets
5 3 (5.36%) JPA
6 2 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.93%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.57%) Streaming Media
2 2 (3.57%) IPTV
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Content Management
2 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.71%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (10.71%) Data Analysis
4 6 (10.71%) OO
5 5 (8.93%) Scrum
5 5 (8.93%) Document Management
5 5 (8.93%) 3D Programming
5 5 (8.93%) Manual Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Project Management
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL
7 3 (5.36%) MVC
7 3 (5.36%) TDD
7 3 (5.36%) SDLC
8 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.57%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 16 (28.57%) C#
3 11 (19.64%) Perl
3 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
4 10 (17.86%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.50%) C++
5 7 (12.50%) C
6 5 (8.93%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.36%) VBScript
8 2 (3.57%) VBA
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Perforce
4 3 (5.36%) Intershop
4 3 (5.36%) hybris
4 3 (5.36%) Demandware
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) Cognos
5 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
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