The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 40 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 18 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.85% 4.13% 5.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% 16.83% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 18
Median daily rate £431 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £318 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.94 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
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
123 208 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.46% 24.53% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 115 101
Median daily rate £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -2 5 £406 - 3
Hitchin - 1 £370 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £425 -
Tring - 1 £375 -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (54.05%) Java
4 18 (48.65%) HTML
4 18 (48.65%) Web Services
5 17 (45.95%) SQL
5 17 (45.95%) Oracle
6 15 (40.54%) Retail
7 14 (37.84%) JSON
8 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
9 11 (29.73%) CSS
10 9 (24.32%) SOAP
10 9 (24.32%) DB2
10 9 (24.32%) Spring
10 9 (24.32%) jQuery
11 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (21.62%) REST
11 8 (21.62%) TDD
11 8 (21.62%) Ajax
11 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
12 7 (18.92%) Unix
12 7 (18.92%) Windows
12 7 (18.92%) SOA
12 7 (18.92%) IBM
13 6 (16.22%) Struts
13 6 (16.22%) JSP
13 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
13 6 (16.22%) .NET
13 6 (16.22%) J2EE
13 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) JBoss
1 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Connections
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.70%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) GitHub
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.70%) Route 53
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) DB2
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.70%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
1 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
2 3 (8.11%) Appium
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) PHPUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Ant
3 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Protractor
4 1 (2.70%) PVCS
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (40.54%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Automation Tester
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Core Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.41%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) HTML
1 18 (48.65%) Web Services
2 14 (37.84%) JSON
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
4 9 (24.32%) jQuery
4 9 (24.32%) SOAP
4 9 (24.32%) Spring
5 8 (21.62%) Ajax
5 8 (21.62%) REST
6 6 (16.22%) .NET
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.22%) J2EE
6 6 (16.22%) JSP
6 6 (16.22%) Struts
6 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
7 5 (13.51%) Middleware
7 5 (13.51%) XSLT
8 4 (10.81%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
4 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.11%) iPad
4 3 (8.11%) RIA
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) FMCG
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 7 (18.92%) SOA
5 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Coaching
6 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (10.81%) Microservices
6 4 (10.81%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) SOLID
6 4 (10.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) ABAP
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) LotusScript
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) hybris
4 4 (10.81%) ATG
4 4 (10.81%) Percussion
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) Intershop
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) webMethods
7 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.70%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Sybase