The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 9 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 48 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.19% 6.22% 6.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.81% 21.30% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £386 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% +12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
186 108 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.49% 29.19% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 44 77
Average daily rate £351 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 28
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
XML
Cambridgeshire

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 July 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 30 July 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 28 (42.42%) Perl
2 21 (31.82%) XSLT
3 19 (28.79%) PowerShell
4 17 (25.76%) Ant
5 16 (24.24%) HTML
6 10 (15.15%) C#
6 10 (15.15%) .NET
7 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 9 (13.64%) Java
7 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.64%) CSS
7 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.64%) JSON
8 8 (12.12%) WCF
8 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
8 8 (12.12%) FrameMaker
8 8 (12.12%) REST
9 7 (10.61%) MVC
9 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
9 7 (10.61%) Linux
9 7 (10.61%) Python
10 6 (9.09%) J2EE
10 6 (9.09%) Internet
10 6 (9.09%) OO
10 6 (9.09%) HTTP
10 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.09%) LINQ
10 6 (9.09%) jQuery
10 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.09%) Ubuntu

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) Documentum
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) FrameMaker
2 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.03%) RoboHelp
4 1 (1.52%) XMetaL
4 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
1 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) VPN
2 4 (6.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Ant
2 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 4 (6.06%) Subversion
5 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.55%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.55%) WiX
7 2 (3.03%) JUnit
7 2 (3.03%) Firebug
7 2 (3.03%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.03%) Maven
7 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.52%) Robotium
8 1 (1.52%) Selenium
8 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.52%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (9.09%) Retail
2 5 (7.58%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Games
4 3 (4.55%) Publishing
5 2 (3.03%) Electronics
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) Author
2 20 (30.30%) Technical Author
3 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Python Software Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Web Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Writer
5 4 (6.06%) Technical Developer
6 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Java Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) XSLT
2 16 (24.24%) HTML
3 10 (15.15%) .NET
4 9 (13.64%) CSS
4 9 (13.64%) JSON
5 8 (12.12%) WCF
5 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.12%) REST
6 6 (9.09%) J2EE
6 6 (9.09%) LINQ
6 6 (9.09%) jQuery
6 6 (9.09%) Twisted
7 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
7 5 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (7.58%) WPF
8 4 (6.06%) JSP
9 3 (4.55%) Apache Camel
9 3 (4.55%) RESTful
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.55%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Copywriting
2 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 5 (7.58%) Android
4 4 (6.06%) UNIX
5 2 (3.03%) Windows
5 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.61%) MVC
3 6 (9.09%) OO
3 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.09%) DevOps
4 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.58%) OOP
5 4 (6.06%) Scrum
5 4 (6.06%) Android Development
6 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.55%) TDD
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) SEO
6 3 (4.55%) Web Development
6 3 (4.55%) Multithreading
6 3 (4.55%) SOA
7 2 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (1.52%) iOS Development
8 1 (1.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) Perl
2 19 (28.79%) PowerShell
3 10 (15.15%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) Java
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.61%) Python
6 5 (7.58%) SQL
7 3 (4.55%) XAML
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) Korn
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
9 1 (1.52%) Erlang
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Perforce
2 1 (1.52%) Google
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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