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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 11 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 44 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.60% 10.25% 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.14% 27.01% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 24
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£425 £280 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -8.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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
146 137 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.18% 37.95% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 49 63
Average daily rate £390 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 26
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 41 (50.62%) Perl
2 33 (40.74%) XSLT
3 26 (32.10%) PowerShell
4 23 (28.40%) Ant
5 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.52%) JSON
6 15 (18.52%) Python
7 14 (17.28%) HTML
8 13 (16.05%) Linux
8 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
9 12 (14.81%) Twisted
9 12 (14.81%) DevOps
9 12 (14.81%) HTTP
9 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 12 (14.81%) Ubuntu
9 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.58%) Load Balancing
10 11 (13.58%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (13.58%) Java
10 11 (13.58%) Docker
10 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
10 11 (13.58%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (12.35%) REST
12 8 (9.88%) FrameMaker
12 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
12 8 (9.88%) .NET
13 7 (8.64%) C#
13 7 (8.64%) Content Management
14 6 (7.41%) Degree
14 6 (7.41%) WCF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (7.41%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) FrameMaker
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.23%) XMetaL
3 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Zen Cart
1 1 (1.23%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) HTTP
1 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Ant
2 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.17%) Subversion
5 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.70%) WiX
6 3 (3.70%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.47%) Firebug
7 2 (2.47%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.47%) Selenium
7 2 (2.47%) JUnit
8 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.23%) Hudson
8 1 (1.23%) TestNG
8 1 (1.23%) Robotium
8 1 (1.23%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
1 3 (3.70%) Publishing
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (56.79%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Author
2 22 (27.16%) Technical Author
3 11 (13.58%) Python Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Programmer
7 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Architect
7 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) XSLT
2 15 (18.52%) JSON
3 14 (17.28%) HTML
4 12 (14.81%) Twisted
5 11 (13.58%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (12.35%) REST
7 8 (9.88%) .NET
8 6 (7.41%) WCF
8 6 (7.41%) J2EE
8 6 (7.41%) XSL
8 6 (7.41%) CSS
8 6 (7.41%) jQuery
9 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.94%) Spring
10 4 (4.94%) JSP
10 4 (4.94%) LINQ
11 3 (3.70%) RESTful
11 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.47%) Social Media
2 1 (1.23%) Open Source
2 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.23%) Clustering
2 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.17%) UNIX
4 2 (2.47%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.81%) DevOps
2 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 11 (13.58%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.64%) Content Management
5 6 (7.41%) OO
6 5 (6.17%) MVC
7 4 (4.94%) TDD
8 3 (3.70%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.70%) OOP
8 3 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.70%) SOA
8 3 (3.70%) Scrum
8 3 (3.70%) Migration
8 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.70%) Web Development
9 2 (2.47%) SEO
9 2 (2.47%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.47%) Line Management
9 2 (2.47%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) Perl
2 26 (32.10%) PowerShell
3 15 (18.52%) Python
4 11 (13.58%) Java
5 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.64%) C#
7 4 (4.94%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) XAML
9 2 (2.47%) SQL
10 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.23%) Erlang
10 1 (1.23%) Groovy
10 1 (1.23%) VBA
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) Perforce
3 1 (1.23%) Zend
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