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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 14 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 36 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.52% 8.61% 8.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.35% 22.66% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 23
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£425 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.49% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £321 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.90%
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
142 128 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.57% 37.98% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 53 71
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 21
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
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 21 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 21 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 40 (50.00%) Perl
2 32 (40.00%) XSLT
3 25 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 23 (28.75%) Ant
5 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (21.25%) Python
7 15 (18.75%) Linux
8 14 (17.50%) HTML
8 14 (17.50%) JSON
9 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
10 12 (15.00%) Twisted
10 12 (15.00%) DevOps
10 12 (15.00%) Ubuntu
10 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 12 (15.00%) HTTP
10 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 11 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
11 11 (13.75%) Docker
11 11 (13.75%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
12 10 (12.50%) Java
13 8 (10.00%) REST
13 8 (10.00%) FrameMaker
14 7 (8.75%) .NET
14 7 (8.75%) Degree
14 7 (8.75%) Content Management
15 6 (7.50%) C#
15 6 (7.50%) XSL
15 6 (7.50%) CMS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (7.50%) CMS
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
4 1 (1.25%) WordPress
4 1 (1.25%) Documentum
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) FrameMaker
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) XMetaL
3 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
1 1 (1.25%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) HTTP
1 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (28.75%) Ant
2 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 3 (3.75%) JIRA
5 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.50%) WiX
5 2 (2.50%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.25%) Hudson
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) TestNG
6 1 (1.25%) Maven
6 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 4 (5.00%) Publishing
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (53.75%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Author
2 22 (27.50%) Technical Author
3 11 (13.75%) Python Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Technical Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Programmer
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Python Programmer
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) J2EE Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) XSLT
2 14 (17.50%) HTML
2 14 (17.50%) JSON
3 12 (15.00%) Twisted
4 11 (13.75%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (10.00%) REST
6 7 (8.75%) .NET
7 6 (7.50%) XSL
8 5 (6.25%) J2EE
8 5 (6.25%) WCF
9 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.00%) Spring
10 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.75%) JMS
10 3 (3.75%) CSS
10 3 (3.75%) JSP
10 3 (3.75%) SOAP
10 3 (3.75%) Web Services
10 3 (3.75%) LINQ
10 3 (3.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.25%) Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.25%) IPTV
3 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (15.00%) DevOps
3 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.75%) Content Management
5 5 (6.25%) OO
6 4 (5.00%) MVC
6 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.00%) Web Development
7 3 (3.75%) OOP
7 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.75%) SOA
7 3 (3.75%) TDD
7 3 (3.75%) Scrum
8 2 (2.50%) Migration
8 2 (2.50%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.50%) Product Management
8 2 (2.50%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.50%) Line Management
9 1 (1.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.00%) Perl
2 25 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 17 (21.25%) Python
4 10 (12.50%) Java
5 6 (7.50%) C#
6 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.00%) SQL
8 3 (3.75%) PHP
8 3 (3.75%) C++
8 3 (3.75%) C
9 2 (2.50%) XAML
10 1 (1.25%) Erlang
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) Perforce
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Zend
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