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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 29 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 27 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.48% 4.35% 7.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 18.38% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 25
Median daily rate £450 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +21.93%

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
153 136 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.37% 23.65% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 106
Median daily rate £338 £375 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
St Albans +8 5 £275 -
Watford -3 5 £450 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £600 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - - 1
Hertford - 2 - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 24 (42.86%) HTML
3 20 (35.71%) SOAP
3 20 (35.71%) Web Services
4 19 (33.93%) Java
4 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.36%) C#
5 17 (30.36%) REST
5 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (28.57%) CSS
6 16 (28.57%) XSLT
6 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 14 (25.00%) SQL
7 14 (25.00%) Finance
8 13 (23.21%) .NET
8 13 (23.21%) SAP
8 13 (23.21%) IBM
9 12 (21.43%) OO
9 12 (21.43%) Migration
9 12 (21.43%) SAP HR
9 12 (21.43%) LSMW
9 12 (21.43%) BAPI
9 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 12 (21.43%) JSON
9 12 (21.43%) Data Migration
9 12 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
10 11 (19.64%) WebSphere
10 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
10 11 (19.64%) MVC
10 11 (19.64%) Unix

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 11 (19.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (7.14%) CMS
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (5.36%) MQSeries
5 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.79%) Drupal
6 1 (1.79%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (21.43%) SAP HR
2 4 (7.14%) Magento
3 2 (3.57%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.79%) Boomi
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Route 53
2 1 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.14%) VoIP
2 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 3 (5.36%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) DB2
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.14%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.36%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 12 (21.43%) LSMW
2 9 (16.07%) JIRA
3 7 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.71%) Subversion
5 5 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (8.93%) FxCop
5 5 (8.93%) ReSharper
5 5 (8.93%) StyleCop
6 4 (7.14%) Appium
6 4 (7.14%) Moq
6 4 (7.14%) Selenium
6 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.36%) Ant
7 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.36%) JUnit
7 3 (5.36%) Log4j
7 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) C# Developer
3 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Data Migration Specialist
4 8 (14.29%) HR Specialist
4 8 (14.29%) Migration Specialist
5 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Data Manager
7 4 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Migration Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) HTML
2 20 (35.71%) SOAP
2 20 (35.71%) Web Services
3 17 (30.36%) REST
4 16 (28.57%) CSS
4 16 (28.57%) XSLT
5 13 (23.21%) .NET
6 12 (21.43%) BAPI
6 12 (21.43%) JSON
7 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
7 10 (17.86%) Entity Framework
8 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (14.29%) J2EE
9 8 (14.29%) LINQ
9 8 (14.29%) RESTful
9 8 (14.29%) WCF
10 7 (12.50%) Ajax
10 7 (12.50%) JMS
10 7 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.14%) Contactless
3 4 (7.14%) EMV
4 2 (3.57%) DataPower
4 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.57%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.57%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) RIA
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Unix
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Android
3 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Solaris
4 3 (5.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 12 (21.43%) Data Cleansing
3 12 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 12 (21.43%) Migration
3 12 (21.43%) OO
4 11 (19.64%) MVC
5 10 (17.86%) SOLID
6 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 9 (16.07%) TDD
7 8 (14.29%) OOP
7 8 (14.29%) Refactoring
8 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.50%) ERP
8 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (10.71%) BDD
9 6 (10.71%) DevOps
9 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.93%) Data Mapping
10 5 (8.93%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.93%) Java
3 17 (30.36%) C#
4 14 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) VBScript
6 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.14%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.36%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) IBM
1 13 (23.21%) SAP
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.14%) hybris
4 4 (7.14%) Zend
5 3 (5.36%) ATG
5 3 (5.36%) Blue Martini
5 3 (5.36%) Elastic Path
5 3 (5.36%) Interwoven
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) Northgate
5 3 (5.36%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (3.57%) Apple
6 2 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.79%) Xerox