The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Cambridgeshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 49 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 22 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.01% 3.77% 5.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.15% 13.53% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 23
Average daily rate £388 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £265 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.65 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +18.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
270 170 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.89% 27.87% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 95 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
XML
East of England

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Cambridgeshire region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Cambridgeshire region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 16 £388 +44.18% 18
Peterborough - 6 - - 3
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (55.00%) HTML
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (50.00%) CSS
3 18 (45.00%) MVC
4 17 (42.50%) Subversion
5 15 (37.50%) C#
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) OO
6 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
7 13 (32.50%) jQuery
7 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
8 12 (30.00%) .NET
9 11 (27.50%) Linux
10 10 (25.00%) OOP
10 10 (25.00%) PHP
10 10 (25.00%) XSLT
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) Ajax
11 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
11 9 (22.50%) MySQL
11 9 (22.50%) Web Services
11 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
11 9 (22.50%) XHTML
12 8 (20.00%) Apache
12 8 (20.00%) PHP5
12 8 (20.00%) Smarty
12 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 8 (20.00%) Validation
12 8 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) RoboHelp
2 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (10.00%) VPN
2 4 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Subversion
2 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.00%) ReSharper
4 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.00%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.00%) Maven
6 2 (5.00%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Ant
7 1 (2.50%) WinRunner
7 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.50%) JMeter
7 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.50%) Robotium
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium
7 1 (2.50%) Firebug
7 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (22.50%) PHP Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Author
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Author
6 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Writer
7 2 (5.00%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.50%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8 Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Photoshop Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) HTML
2 20 (50.00%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) jQuery
4 12 (30.00%) .NET
5 10 (25.00%) XSLT
5 10 (25.00%) Ajax
6 9 (22.50%) XHTML
6 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
6 9 (22.50%) Web Services
7 8 (20.00%) Smarty
8 7 (17.50%) JSON
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (10.00%) HTML5
10 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 2 (5.00%) WCF
11 2 (5.00%) WPF
11 2 (5.00%) LINQ
11 2 (5.00%) SOAP
11 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.50%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Android
4 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
4 3 (7.50%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) MVC
2 14 (35.00%) OO
2 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
4 10 (25.00%) OOP
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Validation
6 8 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) Content Management
8 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) UML
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL
10 3 (7.50%) Android Development
11 2 (5.00%) SEO
11 2 (5.00%) TDD
12 1 (2.50%) Web Development
12 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
12 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (37.50%) C#
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) PHP
5 8 (20.00%) PHP5
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) VBScript
6 3 (7.50%) VBA
6 3 (7.50%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Cognos
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Perforce
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) iRise
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