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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 27 12 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing XML 33 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.11% 9.27% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.63% 22.35% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.23 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.58% +13.21%
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
160 170 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.48% 41.46% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 121 52
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £39.05 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 June 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 June 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 25 (42.37%) C#
2 19 (32.20%) .NET
3 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) Content Management
4 15 (25.42%) SQL
5 14 (23.73%) Oracle
5 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
5 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
6 13 (22.03%) HTML
6 13 (22.03%) Java
7 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
7 12 (20.34%) SOAP
7 12 (20.34%) XSLT
7 12 (20.34%) Electronics
8 11 (18.64%) MVC
8 11 (18.64%) MS Visio
9 10 (16.95%) WCF
10 9 (15.25%) FrameMaker
10 9 (15.25%) CMS
10 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.56%) Scrum
11 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.86%) Finance
12 7 (11.86%) CSS
13 6 (10.17%) J2EE
13 6 (10.17%) MS Office
13 6 (10.17%) Perl
13 6 (10.17%) Ant
13 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
13 6 (10.17%) BizTalk Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (15.25%) CMS
2 6 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.78%) IIS
4 3 (5.08%) Documentum
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Visio
2 9 (15.25%) FrameMaker
3 6 (10.17%) MS Office
4 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
4 5 (8.47%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.69%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) GSM
1 1 (1.69%) Intranet
1 1 (1.69%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.17%) FileMaker
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Ant
1 6 (10.17%) Selenium
2 4 (6.78%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (20.34%) Electronics
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Games
3 5 (8.47%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Author
2 15 (25.42%) Technical Author
3 9 (15.25%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
10 1 (1.69%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.69%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) .NET
2 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
3 13 (22.03%) HTML
4 12 (20.34%) SOAP
4 12 (20.34%) XSLT
5 10 (16.95%) WCF
6 7 (11.86%) CSS
7 6 (10.17%) J2EE
7 6 (10.17%) WPF
7 6 (10.17%) LINQ
8 5 (8.47%) jQuery
8 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
8 5 (8.47%) ADO.NET
8 5 (8.47%) Web Services
9 4 (6.78%) XSL
9 4 (6.78%) Spring
9 4 (6.78%) Ajax
9 4 (6.78%) ODBC
9 4 (6.78%) Struts
9 4 (6.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.47%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (8.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Content Management
3 11 (18.64%) MVC
4 8 (13.56%) Scrum
4 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Time Management
5 6 (10.17%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (10.17%) OO
6 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.47%) Document Management
6 5 (8.47%) 3D Programming
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.78%) UML
8 3 (5.08%) Project Management
8 3 (5.08%) TDD
8 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.08%) SDLC
9 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) C#
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) Java
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) Perl
5 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.47%) C
6 5 (8.47%) C++
7 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.08%) VBScript
8 2 (3.39%) VBA
9 1 (1.69%) XQuery
9 1 (1.69%) PHP5
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
9 1 (1.69%) ABAP
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.78%) hybris
4 4 (6.78%) Demandware
4 4 (6.78%) Intershop
5 3 (5.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.39%) Cognos
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
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