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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 10 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing XML 48 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.37% 9.84% 11.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.07% 30.00% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +32.20%
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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
171 120 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.93% 32.79% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 41 74
Average daily rate £375 £375 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £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 9 33
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 16 September 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 16 September 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 (46.25%) Perl
2 30 (37.50%) XSLT
3 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 22 (27.50%) Ant
5 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (21.25%) HTML
7 14 (17.50%) JSON
8 13 (16.25%) Java
9 12 (15.00%) Python
10 11 (13.75%) REST
11 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
11 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 10 (12.50%) .NET
11 10 (12.50%) Linux
12 9 (11.25%) HTTP
12 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
12 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
12 9 (11.25%) Ubuntu
12 9 (11.25%) Twisted
12 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
12 9 (11.25%) DevOps
13 8 (10.00%) Docker
13 8 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (10.00%) Load Balancing
13 8 (10.00%) FrameMaker
13 8 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (10.00%) OO
13 8 (10.00%) CSS
13 8 (10.00%) C#
14 7 (8.75%) SQL Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) WordPress
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) FrameMaker
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) MS Office
4 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) RoboHelp
4 1 (1.25%) XMetaL
4 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 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) HTTP
1 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.50%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) VPN
3 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.75%) 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%) SQLite
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Ant
2 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.75%) Subversion
5 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.75%) JUnit
6 3 (3.75%) Maven
6 3 (3.75%) JIRA
6 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.75%) WiX
6 3 (3.75%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.50%) Selenium
7 2 (2.50%) Firebug
7 2 (2.50%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.50%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.25%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.25%) JMeter
8 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Author
2 22 (27.50%) Technical Author
3 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Software Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Python Software Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Technical Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Architect
7 3 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) XSLT
2 17 (21.25%) HTML
3 14 (17.50%) JSON
4 11 (13.75%) REST
5 10 (12.50%) .NET
6 9 (11.25%) Twisted
7 8 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (10.00%) CSS
8 7 (8.75%) WCF
8 7 (8.75%) jQuery
9 6 (7.50%) J2EE
9 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.25%) LINQ
10 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.00%) HTML5
11 4 (5.00%) WPF
11 4 (5.00%) JSP
11 4 (5.00%) SOAP
11 4 (5.00%) Web Services
11 4 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) Copywriting
1 2 (2.50%) Social Media
1 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.25%) Open Source
2 1 (1.25%) NHS
2 1 (1.25%) Clustering
2 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.25%) Android
3 5 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (11.25%) DevOps
3 8 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (10.00%) OO
4 7 (8.75%) MVC
5 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.25%) Content Management
7 4 (5.00%) TDD
7 4 (5.00%) Scrum
7 4 (5.00%) OOP
7 4 (5.00%) Android Development
8 3 (3.75%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.75%) SEO
8 3 (3.75%) SOA
8 3 (3.75%) Migration
8 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.75%) Web Development
9 2 (2.50%) Rapid Prototyping
9 2 (2.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) Perl
2 24 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 13 (16.25%) Java
4 12 (15.00%) Python
5 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.00%) C#
7 4 (5.00%) PHP
7 4 (5.00%) SQL
8 3 (3.75%) XAML
9 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) Korn
9 1 (1.25%) Erlang
9 1 (1.25%) Groovy
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) JBoss
3 1 (1.25%) Perforce
3 1 (1.25%) Google
3 1 (1.25%) Zend
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