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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 31 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing XML 28 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.61% 10.17% 5.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.28% 25.97% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 4
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£375 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £426 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -4.14%
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
172 181 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.47% 39.18% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 131 56
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £9.50 £43.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.16% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (47.46%) C#
2 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.29%) .NET
4 20 (33.90%) SOAP
5 18 (30.51%) SQL
6 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
7 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
8 14 (23.73%) Java
8 14 (23.73%) Oracle
9 13 (22.03%) HTML
9 13 (22.03%) Content Management
10 12 (20.34%) MVC
10 12 (20.34%) Electronics
10 12 (20.34%) Scrum
10 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.64%) XSLT
11 11 (18.64%) MS Visio
12 10 (16.95%) Web Services
12 10 (16.95%) WCF
13 9 (15.25%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (15.25%) Sitecore
13 9 (15.25%) CMS
13 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
14 8 (13.56%) JIRA
14 8 (13.56%) Selenium
14 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
15 7 (11.86%) CSS
16 6 (10.17%) FrameMaker
16 6 (10.17%) Finance
16 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (15.25%) CMS
1 9 (15.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.78%) IIS
4 3 (5.08%) Documentum
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) Jetty
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.17%) FrameMaker
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
3 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.47%) Doxygen
4 1 (1.69%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) GSM
1 1 (1.69%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.17%) FileMaker
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) JIRA
1 8 (13.56%) Selenium
2 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.78%) Ant
3 4 (6.78%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (20.34%) Electronics
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Games
3 5 (8.47%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Author
2 12 (20.34%) Technical Author
2 12 (20.34%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Sitecore Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 20 (33.90%) SOAP
3 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
4 13 (22.03%) HTML
5 11 (18.64%) XSLT
6 10 (16.95%) Web Services
6 10 (16.95%) WCF
7 7 (11.86%) CSS
8 6 (10.17%) J2EE
8 6 (10.17%) WPF
8 6 (10.17%) LINQ
8 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.47%) jQuery
9 5 (8.47%) ADO.NET
10 4 (6.78%) Struts
10 4 (6.78%) JSP
10 4 (6.78%) Servlets
10 4 (6.78%) Spring
10 4 (6.78%) Ajax
10 4 (6.78%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.47%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (8.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) Content Management
3 12 (20.34%) Scrum
3 12 (20.34%) MVC
4 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Time Management
5 6 (10.17%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (10.17%) OO
5 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.47%) Document Management
6 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.47%) 3D Programming
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.78%) UML
7 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.08%) SDLC
8 3 (5.08%) TDD
8 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) C#
2 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 14 (23.73%) Java
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) C++
5 5 (8.47%) C
6 4 (6.78%) Groovy
7 3 (5.08%) VBScript
8 2 (3.39%) VBA
8 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
9 1 (1.69%) XQuery
9 1 (1.69%) PHP5
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) ISEB
1 4 (6.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Sitecore
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.78%) hybris
4 4 (6.78%) Demandware
4 4 (6.78%) Intershop
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Cognos
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.69%) Google
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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