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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 12 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 27 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.57% 1.75% 4.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.77% 4.76% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £387 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -15.71%
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
109 105 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.60% 36.71% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 85
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Average hourly rate £41.25 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 19 (32.76%) Perl
2 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) Python
3 16 (27.59%) Ant
3 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
4 15 (25.86%) FrameMaker
5 14 (24.14%) HTML
6 13 (22.41%) SQL
7 12 (20.69%) Internet
7 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.69%) Content Management
8 11 (18.97%) JIRA
9 10 (17.24%) Perforce
9 10 (17.24%) XSLT
10 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
10 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (12.07%) JSON
11 7 (12.07%) QA
11 7 (12.07%) Scrum
11 7 (12.07%) C
11 7 (12.07%) C++
11 7 (12.07%) Client/Server
12 6 (10.34%) HTTP
12 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
12 6 (10.34%) Electronics
12 6 (10.34%) XSL
12 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (10.34%) CMS
12 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (10.34%) CMS
2 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.45%) Documentum
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Liferay
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) FrameMaker
2 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Internet
2 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Ant
2 11 (18.97%) JIRA
3 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.72%) Hudson
5 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Firebug
5 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.72%) TestNG
5 1 (1.72%) Grunt
5 1 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.34%) Electronics
2 5 (8.62%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) Author
2 19 (32.76%) Technical Author
3 7 (12.07%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Python Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Programmer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Python Programmer
6 3 (5.17%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) HTML
2 10 (17.24%) XSLT
3 7 (12.07%) JSON
4 6 (10.34%) XSL
4 6 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (10.34%) Twisted
5 3 (5.17%) Web Services
6 2 (3.45%) SOAP
6 2 (3.45%) .NET
6 2 (3.45%) J2EE
6 2 (3.45%) WCF
6 2 (3.45%) Middleware
6 2 (3.45%) REST
6 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.72%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (1.72%) XHTML
7 1 (1.72%) LESS
7 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.72%) Spring
7 1 (1.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.62%) Streaming Media
2 5 (8.62%) IPTV
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (20.69%) Content Management
2 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
3 7 (12.07%) Scrum
4 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.34%) Web Development
5 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.17%) TDD
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.45%) SOA
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management
8 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Product Management
8 2 (3.45%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Perl
2 17 (29.31%) Python
3 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
4 13 (22.41%) SQL
5 7 (12.07%) C
5 7 (12.07%) C++
6 4 (6.90%) Java
7 3 (5.17%) C#
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) ABAP
9 1 (1.72%) VBA
9 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Perforce
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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