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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 33 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 25 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.75% 3.53% 5.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.01% 16.46% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
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
119 164 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.87% 21.47% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 81 98
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +3 12 £550 - 4
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £425 - 1
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (52.00%) Web Services
4 24 (48.00%) SQL
5 23 (46.00%) Java
6 22 (44.00%) HTML
7 21 (42.00%) Retail
8 16 (32.00%) Oracle
8 16 (32.00%) DB2
8 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (28.00%) Unix
9 14 (28.00%) TDD
10 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (24.00%) Automated Testing
11 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
11 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (22.00%) RESTful
12 11 (22.00%) WebDriver
12 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
12 11 (22.00%) Magento
12 11 (22.00%) JSON
12 11 (22.00%) Selenium
12 11 (22.00%) Subversion
13 10 (20.00%) Document Management
13 10 (20.00%) SOA
13 10 (20.00%) J2EE
13 10 (20.00%) QA
13 10 (20.00%) Coaching
14 9 (18.00%) REST
14 9 (18.00%) PHP

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 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.00%) JBoss
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (6.00%) Node.js
5 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) CMS
5 2 (4.00%) NetWeaver
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Magento
2 5 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.00%) GitHub
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) DB2
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (10.00%) MySQL
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Selenium
1 11 (22.00%) Subversion
1 11 (22.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (14.00%) Appium
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) PHPUnit
3 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (8.00%) Protractor
4 3 (6.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Ant
5 2 (4.00%) JUnit
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (42.00%) Retail
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Finance
4 3 (6.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Tester
3 12 (24.00%) Automation Tester
4 10 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 10 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Web Automation Tester
6 6 (12.00%) Web Tester
7 5 (10.00%) Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (6.00%) Agile Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Core Java Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Remedy Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) SAP Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) Web Services
2 22 (44.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.00%) JSON
3 11 (22.00%) RESTful
4 10 (20.00%) J2EE
5 9 (18.00%) REST
5 9 (18.00%) Spring
6 8 (16.00%) CSS
6 8 (16.00%) SOAP
7 7 (14.00%) Behat
7 7 (14.00%) jQuery
8 6 (12.00%) JSP
8 6 (12.00%) Struts
9 5 (10.00%) Ajax
9 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.00%) Flash
9 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (10.00%) XSLT
10 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) iPad
3 2 (4.00%) RIA
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Unix
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (28.00%) TDD
4 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (24.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.00%) Coaching
7 10 (20.00%) Document Management
7 10 (20.00%) SOA
8 7 (14.00%) BDD
8 7 (14.00%) User Stories
9 6 (12.00%) Re-Platforming
10 5 (10.00%) ITSM
10 5 (10.00%) System Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.00%) MVC
11 4 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (48.00%) SQL
3 23 (46.00%) Java
4 9 (18.00%) PHP
5 4 (8.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.00%) ABAP
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) IBM
3 5 (10.00%) BMC
3 5 (10.00%) hybris
3 5 (10.00%) Remedy
4 4 (8.00%) ATG
4 4 (8.00%) Percussion
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) SAP
6 2 (4.00%) Intershop
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) webMethods
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.00%) Sybase
Tring, Hertfordshire
Robert Half
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago