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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 12 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 31 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.91% 4.72% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.52% 11.89% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +30.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £273 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £400 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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
105 143 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.17% 39.72% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 48
Average daily rate £325 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

XML Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (30.16%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) HTML
3 16 (25.40%) FrameMaker
3 16 (25.40%) Content Management
4 14 (22.22%) Perl
4 14 (22.22%) Ant
4 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 12 (19.05%) JIRA
5 12 (19.05%) C#
5 12 (19.05%) Oracle
5 12 (19.05%) Electronics
6 11 (17.46%) Linux
6 11 (17.46%) MS Visio
7 10 (15.87%) Java
7 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.29%) C++
8 9 (14.29%) C
8 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.29%) Python
8 9 (14.29%) Internet
9 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.11%) Perforce
10 7 (11.11%) Scrum
10 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
11 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
11 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
11 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (9.52%) FileMaker

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.35%) CMS
2 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.76%) Documentum
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) Liferay
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) FrameMaker
2 11 (17.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.94%) Doxygen
3 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.59%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 6 (9.52%) FileMaker
1 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Ant
2 12 (19.05%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Grunt
4 1 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Firebug
4 1 (1.59%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (19.05%) Electronics
2 5 (7.94%) Games
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Author
1 22 (34.92%) Technical Author
2 16 (25.40%) Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.35%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) XSLT
3 4 (6.35%) ODBC
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) J2EE
3 4 (6.35%) WCF
3 4 (6.35%) XSL
4 3 (4.76%) jQuery
4 3 (4.76%) .NET
4 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
4 3 (4.76%) Spring
5 2 (3.17%) Ajax
5 2 (3.17%) Middleware
5 2 (3.17%) Struts
5 2 (3.17%) JSP
5 2 (3.17%) Servlets
5 2 (3.17%) JPA
5 2 (3.17%) JSON
5 2 (3.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.94%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (7.94%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.35%) Streaming Media
2 4 (6.35%) IPTV
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Content Management
2 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.11%) Scrum
4 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 6 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 6 (9.52%) OO
6 5 (7.94%) Document Management
6 5 (7.94%) 3D Programming
6 5 (7.94%) Web Development
7 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL
8 3 (4.76%) TDD
8 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.17%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) Perl
2 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 12 (19.05%) C#
4 10 (15.87%) Java
5 9 (14.29%) C++
5 9 (14.29%) Python
5 9 (14.29%) C
6 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.76%) VBScript
8 2 (3.17%) VBA
8 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Perforce
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Cognos
5 2 (3.17%) Intershop
5 2 (3.17%) hybris
5 2 (3.17%) Demandware
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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