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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 44 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 18 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.37% 3.46% 6.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 14.21% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 32
Median daily rate £385 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £444 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
168 183 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.13% 24.34% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 163
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -7 9 - - 3
Borehamwood - 1 £300 -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 28 (71.79%) HTML
3 21 (53.85%) SQL
4 20 (51.28%) Web Services
5 19 (48.72%) Java
6 16 (41.03%) E-Commerce
6 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (38.46%) DB2
7 15 (38.46%) Unix
8 14 (35.90%) SOAP
8 14 (35.90%) CSS
8 14 (35.90%) Oracle
8 14 (35.90%) IBM
9 13 (33.33%) Retail
9 13 (33.33%) Subversion
9 13 (33.33%) JSON
10 12 (30.77%) jQuery
10 12 (30.77%) MySQL
10 12 (30.77%) PHP
11 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
12 10 (25.64%) J2EE
12 10 (25.64%) Linux
12 10 (25.64%) Ajax
13 9 (23.08%) Document Management
13 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
13 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (20.51%) Coaching
14 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
14 8 (20.51%) Magento

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 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Connections
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.56%) Route 53
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) DB2
2 12 (30.77%) MySQL
3 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
3 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.82%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.69%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Subversion
2 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.51%) Selenium
3 8 (20.51%) WebDriver
4 7 (17.95%) Appium
5 6 (15.38%) JIRA
6 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
6 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (7.69%) Ant
8 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 3 (7.69%) JUnit
8 3 (7.69%) Log4j
8 3 (7.69%) Mockito
8 3 (7.69%) PHPUnit
8 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.56%) PVCS
10 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 9 (23.08%) Tester
3 8 (20.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 8 (20.51%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (12.82%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) Web Services
3 14 (35.90%) CSS
3 14 (35.90%) SOAP
4 13 (33.33%) JSON
5 12 (30.77%) jQuery
6 10 (25.64%) Ajax
6 10 (25.64%) J2EE
7 8 (20.51%) XSLT
8 7 (17.95%) LAMP
9 6 (15.38%) REST
9 6 (15.38%) Symfony
10 5 (12.82%) .NET
10 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.82%) Gherkin
10 5 (12.82%) RESTful
10 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.82%) XHTML
11 4 (10.26%) EJB
11 4 (10.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) e-Learning
3 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.13%) RIA
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.56%) iPad
6 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Unix
2 10 (25.64%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) HPUX
4 3 (7.69%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (41.03%) E-Commerce
2 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (23.08%) Document Management
3 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Coaching
4 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
4 8 (20.51%) Web Development
5 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.82%) System Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Database Optimisation
6 4 (10.26%) Database Tuning
6 4 (10.26%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 4 (10.26%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
3 19 (48.72%) Java
4 12 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (10.26%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) LotusScript
7 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) IBM
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Zend
3 6 (15.38%) hybris
4 4 (10.26%) ATG
5 3 (7.69%) Blue Martini
5 3 (7.69%) Elastic Path
5 3 (7.69%) Interwoven
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus
7 1 (2.56%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.56%) Percussion