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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 14 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 29 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.63% 2.81% 6.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.97% 8.82% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 20
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£400 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £379 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
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
132 102 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.29% 31.88% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 46 103
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 37 (50.00%) Perl
2 25 (33.78%) XSLT
3 24 (32.43%) Ant
3 24 (32.43%) PowerShell
4 20 (27.03%) Python
5 19 (25.68%) HTML
6 18 (24.32%) Linux
7 14 (18.92%) Internet
7 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (16.22%) FrameMaker
9 11 (14.86%) SQL
9 11 (14.86%) JIRA
10 10 (13.51%) Perforce
10 10 (13.51%) JSON
10 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
11 8 (10.81%) REST
11 8 (10.81%) Java
11 8 (10.81%) Manual Testing
12 7 (9.46%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (9.46%) QA
12 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
12 7 (9.46%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (9.46%) Degree
12 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
12 7 (9.46%) Ubuntu
12 7 (9.46%) C
12 7 (9.46%) C++
12 7 (9.46%) Client/Server
12 7 (9.46%) HTTP
12 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (8.11%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.35%) JBoss
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) WordPress
3 1 (1.35%) Liferay
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.35%) Node.js
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) FrameMaker
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
1 1 (1.35%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Internet
2 7 (9.46%) HTTP
2 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (32.43%) Ant
2 11 (14.86%) JIRA
3 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) Firebug
6 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.35%) TestNG
6 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.35%) Hudson
6 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.35%) Grunt
6 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (6.76%) Publishing
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Author
2 23 (31.08%) Technical Author
3 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Programmer
6 3 (4.05%) Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Java Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Python Programmer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE Architect
7 2 (2.70%) QA Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) XSLT
2 19 (25.68%) HTML
3 10 (13.51%) JSON
4 8 (10.81%) REST
5 7 (9.46%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (9.46%) Twisted
6 6 (8.11%) XSL
7 4 (5.41%) HTML5
7 4 (5.41%) Web Services
8 3 (4.05%) CSS
8 3 (4.05%) .NET
8 3 (4.05%) JMS
8 3 (4.05%) OSGi
8 3 (4.05%) Apache Camel
9 2 (2.70%) CSS3
9 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.70%) Spring
9 2 (2.70%) Java EE
9 2 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.76%) Streaming Media
2 5 (6.76%) IPTV
3 2 (2.70%) Social Media
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.35%) Open Source
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.81%) Manual Testing
3 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.11%) Content Management
4 6 (8.11%) Web Development
4 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.11%) OO
4 6 (8.11%) DevOps
5 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.76%) Scrum
6 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.05%) OOP
7 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.05%) SOA
8 2 (2.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.70%) Line Management
8 2 (2.70%) Product Management
8 2 (2.70%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.70%) Automation Testing
9 1 (1.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) Perl
2 24 (32.43%) PowerShell
3 20 (27.03%) Python
4 11 (14.86%) SQL
5 8 (10.81%) Java
6 7 (9.46%) C
6 7 (9.46%) C++
7 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.41%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) C#
10 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Perforce
2 1 (1.35%) Zend
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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