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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 38 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing XML 21 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.30% 4.56% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 18.32% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 13
Median daily rate £438 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £330 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £470 £410
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 £33.00 £36.23 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -10.00%
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
126 202 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.78% 24.91% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 113 91
Median daily rate £419 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.06% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 30 June 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 June 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 +5 8 £406 - 4
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
Hitchin - 1 £370 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £425 -
Tring - 1 £375 -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Web Services
3 21 (47.73%) Java
4 20 (45.45%) HTML
4 20 (45.45%) SQL
5 18 (40.91%) Oracle
6 17 (38.64%) Retail
7 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
7 13 (29.55%) JSON
8 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (27.27%) DB2
9 10 (22.73%) CSS
9 10 (22.73%) Unix
9 10 (22.73%) SOAP
9 10 (22.73%) TDD
10 9 (20.45%) Spring
10 9 (20.45%) SOA
11 8 (18.18%) jQuery
11 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 8 (18.18%) REST
11 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
12 7 (15.91%) RESTful
12 7 (15.91%) Magento
12 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
12 7 (15.91%) Selenium
12 7 (15.91%) Subversion
12 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Ajax

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 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.36%) JBoss
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Connections
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Magento
2 3 (6.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) GitHub
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) DB2
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.36%) MySQL
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Selenium
1 7 (15.91%) Subversion
1 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
2 5 (11.36%) Appium
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) PHPUnit
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.55%) Ant
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) JUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Protractor
5 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.27%) PVCS
6 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (38.64%) Retail
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 8 (18.18%) Tester
3 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Core Java Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) Web Services
2 20 (45.45%) HTML
3 13 (29.55%) JSON
4 10 (22.73%) CSS
4 10 (22.73%) SOAP
5 9 (20.45%) Spring
6 8 (18.18%) jQuery
6 8 (18.18%) REST
7 7 (15.91%) Ajax
7 7 (15.91%) J2EE
7 7 (15.91%) RESTful
8 6 (13.64%) JSP
8 6 (13.64%) Middleware
8 6 (13.64%) Struts
8 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (11.36%) .NET
9 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (11.36%) Behat
9 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
9 5 (11.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.82%) iPad
4 3 (6.82%) RIA
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) FMCG
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Unix
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
3 12 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.73%) TDD
5 9 (20.45%) SOA
6 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
8 6 (13.64%) Coaching
8 6 (13.64%) Document Management
9 5 (11.36%) BDD
9 5 (11.36%) MVC
9 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (11.36%) User Stories
10 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.09%) DevOps
10 4 (9.09%) ETL
10 4 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (9.09%) Microservices
10 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) PHP
5 5 (11.36%) C#
6 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.55%) ABAP
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) LotusScript
8 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) IBM
3 5 (11.36%) hybris
4 4 (9.09%) ATG
4 4 (9.09%) Percussion
5 3 (6.82%) BMC
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.82%) Remedy
6 2 (4.55%) Intershop
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) webMethods
7 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.27%) Lotus
7 1 (2.27%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase
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