The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 54 25 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.37% 5.07% 8.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.32% 18.38% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 38
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
XML
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 136 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.18% 27.59% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 73 186
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
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 Hertfordshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 11 £333 -
Watford -7 10 £260 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 5 £363 +20.83% 4
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 3
Hoddesdon - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 3
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 51 (65.38%) SQL
2 43 (55.13%) Java
3 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
4 37 (47.44%) HTML
5 34 (43.59%) Finance
6 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (42.31%) Web Services
7 31 (39.74%) CSS
8 29 (37.18%) Oracle
8 29 (37.18%) UNIX
9 23 (29.49%) Spring
10 21 (26.92%) JSON
10 21 (26.92%) MySQL
10 21 (26.92%) REST
11 20 (25.64%) J2EE
11 20 (25.64%) E-Commerce
11 20 (25.64%) Eclipse
12 19 (24.36%) SOAP
12 19 (24.36%) Subversion
12 19 (24.36%) Maven
13 18 (23.08%) XSLT
14 17 (21.79%) Linux
14 17 (21.79%) OO
14 17 (21.79%) Ant
14 17 (21.79%) Retail
14 17 (21.79%) QA
15 16 (20.51%) Ajax
15 16 (20.51%) Hibernate
15 16 (20.51%) Scrum
15 16 (20.51%) JUnit

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (20.51%) MQSeries
2 12 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 9 (11.54%) Apache
4 8 (10.26%) IIS
5 7 (8.97%) CMS
5 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.97%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.56%) Liferay
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
3 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Internet
2 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.28%) CTI
4 1 (1.28%) LTE
4 1 (1.28%) GPRS
4 1 (1.28%) GSM
4 1 (1.28%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.28%) UMTS
4 1 (1.28%) WLAN
4 1 (1.28%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) MySQL
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.23%) RDBMS
2 15 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.26%) DB2
4 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.69%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (7.69%) OLTP
5 6 (7.69%) MS Access
5 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (6.41%) DataStage
6 5 (6.41%) Data Mart
6 5 (6.41%) OLAP
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (6.41%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Eclipse
2 19 (24.36%) Subversion
2 19 (24.36%) Maven
3 17 (21.79%) Ant
4 16 (20.51%) JUnit
5 10 (12.82%) JIRA
6 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.97%) Mockito
7 7 (8.97%) Selenium
7 7 (8.97%) IntelliJ
7 7 (8.97%) LoadRunner
8 6 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (7.69%) Log4j
8 6 (7.69%) FxCop
8 6 (7.69%) StyleCop
9 2 (2.56%) JMeter
9 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) Retail
3 14 (17.95%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.97%) Marketing
5 4 (5.13%) Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (71.79%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Tester
5 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Payments Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.85%) VB6 Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.85%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (47.44%) HTML
2 33 (42.31%) Web Services
3 31 (39.74%) CSS
4 23 (29.49%) Spring
5 21 (26.92%) JSON
5 21 (26.92%) REST
6 20 (25.64%) J2EE
7 19 (24.36%) SOAP
8 18 (23.08%) XSLT
9 16 (20.51%) Ajax
9 16 (20.51%) Hibernate
10 14 (17.95%) .NET
11 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
12 10 (12.82%) JSP
12 10 (12.82%) JMS
13 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
13 9 (11.54%) jQuery
14 8 (10.26%) XSL
14 8 (10.26%) JDBC
14 8 (10.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) User Experience
3 6 (7.69%) Web 2.0
4 5 (6.41%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.13%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.85%) Replication
7 2 (2.56%) Open Source
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.56%) GIS
7 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.28%) RIA
8 1 (1.28%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.28%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) UNIX
2 17 (21.79%) Linux
3 12 (15.38%) Windows
4 6 (7.69%) HPUX
4 6 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) bada
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.64%) E-Commerce
3 17 (21.79%) OO
4 16 (20.51%) Scrum
5 13 (16.67%) TDD
5 13 (16.67%) MVC
6 12 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 12 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 10 (12.82%) SOA
8 9 (11.54%) ETL
8 9 (11.54%) UML
8 9 (11.54%) Performance Testing
8 9 (11.54%) BDD
9 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (10.26%) System Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 8 (10.26%) Content Management
10 6 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) SQL
2 43 (55.13%) Java
3 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 12 (15.38%) C#
6 9 (11.54%) VBScript
7 8 (10.26%) XPath
8 4 (5.13%) VB
9 3 (3.85%) VB6
9 3 (3.85%) C++
9 3 (3.85%) Perl
9 3 (3.85%) C
10 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) ISEB
2 8 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.41%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.28%) CBAP
6 1 (1.28%) MBA
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Oracle
2 16 (20.51%) IBM
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.69%) HP
4 6 (7.69%) Interwoven
5 5 (6.41%) Sun
5 5 (6.41%) Business Objects
5 5 (6.41%) SAP
5 5 (6.41%) Informatica
5 5 (6.41%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (5.13%) Teradata
6 4 (5.13%) Cognos
6 4 (5.13%) BEA
7 1 (1.28%) Symbian
7 1 (1.28%) Blue Martini
7 1 (1.28%) Elastic Path
7 1 (1.28%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.28%) ATG
7 1 (1.28%) VMware
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