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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 26 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 49 28 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.26% 5.28% 7.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.44% 16.28% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 36
Average daily rate
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£356 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £228 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +31.57%
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
209 172 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.69% 32.45% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 96 190
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 August 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 August 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 - 13 £325 -
Watford -2 12 £260 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -4 4 £363 +20.83% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 2
Hertford - - - - 3
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (60.24%) SQL
2 45 (54.22%) JavaScript
3 43 (51.81%) Java
4 39 (46.99%) HTML
5 35 (42.17%) Finance
6 32 (38.55%) Web Services
7 31 (37.35%) CSS
8 27 (32.53%) UNIX
9 26 (31.33%) E-Commerce
9 26 (31.33%) Oracle
10 25 (30.12%) XSLT
11 23 (27.71%) OO
11 23 (27.71%) J2EE
12 21 (25.30%) Retail
13 20 (24.10%) Spring
13 20 (24.10%) MQSeries
13 20 (24.10%) Eclipse
14 19 (22.89%) MySQL
14 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
14 19 (22.89%) JSON
15 18 (21.69%) Ajax
15 18 (21.69%) Subversion
15 18 (21.69%) Manufacturing
15 18 (21.69%) SOAP
15 18 (21.69%) RDBMS
15 18 (21.69%) IBM
15 18 (21.69%) REST
15 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
16 17 (20.48%) JUnit
17 16 (19.28%) Ant

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (24.10%) MQSeries
2 12 (14.46%) IIS
3 11 (13.25%) WebSphere
4 10 (12.05%) Tomcat
5 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
6 7 (8.43%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (7.23%) Apache
8 5 (6.02%) CMS
9 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (2.41%) Node.js
11 1 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (1.20%) Liferay
11 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Office
3 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Internet
2 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.02%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) GPRS
4 1 (1.20%) GSM
4 1 (1.20%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.20%) UMTS
4 1 (1.20%) WLAN
4 1 (1.20%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.20%) CTI
4 1 (1.20%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) MySQL
1 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.69%) RDBMS
2 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
3 12 (14.46%) DB2
4 9 (10.84%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
6 7 (8.43%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.82%) MS Access
7 4 (4.82%) OLTP
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (3.61%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.61%) DataStage
8 3 (3.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Eclipse
2 18 (21.69%) Subversion
3 17 (20.48%) JUnit
4 16 (19.28%) Ant
5 14 (16.87%) Maven
6 12 (14.46%) JIRA
7 9 (10.84%) Log4j
8 7 (8.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (8.43%) LoadRunner
9 5 (6.02%) Mockito
9 5 (6.02%) StyleCop
9 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
9 5 (6.02%) FxCop
9 5 (6.02%) IntelliJ
9 5 (6.02%) Selenium
10 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 2 (2.41%) JMeter
11 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Workshop
11 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (42.17%) Finance
2 21 (25.30%) Retail
3 18 (21.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.02%) Marketing
5 4 (4.82%) Banking
6 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (68.67%) Developer
2 24 (28.92%) Java Developer
3 14 (16.87%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Tester
5 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.23%) VB Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.23%) VB6 Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.82%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.82%) UI Programmer
9 4 (4.82%) Payments Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (46.99%) HTML
2 32 (38.55%) Web Services
3 31 (37.35%) CSS
4 25 (30.12%) XSLT
5 23 (27.71%) J2EE
6 20 (24.10%) Spring
7 19 (22.89%) JSON
8 18 (21.69%) Ajax
8 18 (21.69%) SOAP
8 18 (21.69%) REST
9 16 (19.28%) .NET
10 15 (18.07%) Hibernate
10 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
11 13 (15.66%) JMS
12 11 (13.25%) jQuery
13 10 (12.05%) JSP
13 10 (12.05%) Struts
13 10 (12.05%) XSL
13 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
14 9 (10.84%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Web 2.0
1 9 (10.84%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.02%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.82%) Taxonomies
3 4 (4.82%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.82%) Open Source
4 3 (3.61%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) W3C
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.20%) GIS
6 1 (1.20%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.53%) UNIX
2 16 (19.28%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) HPUX
3 9 (10.84%) Solaris
4 8 (9.64%) Windows
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.20%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) E-Commerce
2 23 (27.71%) OO
3 16 (19.28%) Scrum
4 14 (16.87%) SOA
5 13 (15.66%) MVC
5 13 (15.66%) UML
6 12 (14.46%) Regression Testing
6 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.25%) System Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Content Management
8 10 (12.05%) Waterfall
9 9 (10.84%) TDD
10 8 (9.64%) Data Modelling
11 7 (8.43%) ETL
11 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (7.23%) Automated Testing
12 6 (7.23%) OOP
12 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.24%) SQL
2 45 (54.22%) JavaScript
3 43 (51.81%) Java
4 13 (15.66%) PL/SQL
5 12 (14.46%) VBScript
6 11 (13.25%) XPath
6 11 (13.25%) C#
7 8 (9.64%) VB
8 6 (7.23%) VB6
9 4 (4.82%) Perl
9 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.41%) Python
10 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (10.84%) ISEB
3 5 (6.02%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.20%) CBAP
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Oracle
2 18 (21.69%) IBM
3 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.84%) Interwoven
5 7 (8.43%) HP
6 5 (6.02%) Sun
7 4 (4.82%) Blue Martini
7 4 (4.82%) ATG
7 4 (4.82%) BEA
7 4 (4.82%) Elastic Path
8 3 (3.61%) Informatica
8 3 (3.61%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.61%) SAP
9 2 (2.41%) Teradata
9 2 (2.41%) Cognos
9 2 (2.41%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.20%) Twitter
10 1 (1.20%) VocaLink
10 1 (1.20%) Symbian
10 1 (1.20%) Apple
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