The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 41 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.07% 7.11% 6.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.43% 22.05% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 35
Average daily rate
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£343 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +7.93%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
175 195 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.93% 32.23% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 102 160
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £230 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £35.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +42.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
XML
East of England

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 1 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 1 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
Watford +2 11 £260 - 2
Rickmansworth - 7 £300 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £363 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -1 3 £300 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Hertford - - - - 2
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - - 2
Potters Bar - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 56 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 48 (57.14%) HTML
3 43 (51.19%) SQL
4 41 (48.81%) CSS
5 37 (44.05%) Java
6 32 (38.10%) Web Services
6 32 (38.10%) Finance
7 29 (34.52%) XSLT
8 27 (32.14%) E-Commerce
9 26 (30.95%) UNIX
10 24 (28.57%) OO
11 22 (26.19%) Retail
11 22 (26.19%) Subversion
11 22 (26.19%) Ajax
12 21 (25.00%) J2EE
13 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
13 20 (23.81%) .NET
13 20 (23.81%) SOAP
13 20 (23.81%) RDBMS
13 20 (23.81%) JSON
13 20 (23.81%) Relational Database
14 19 (22.62%) Linux
14 19 (22.62%) MQSeries
14 19 (22.62%) MySQL
14 19 (22.62%) Oracle
15 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET
15 18 (21.43%) Eclipse
16 17 (20.24%) Degree
16 17 (20.24%) jQuery
16 17 (20.24%) Manufacturing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 19 (22.62%) MQSeries
2 14 (16.67%) IIS
3 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 11 (13.10%) WebSphere
4 11 (13.10%) Apache
5 6 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (7.14%) CMS
6 5 (5.95%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.38%) Node.js
8 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.38%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.19%) AquaLogic
9 1 (1.19%) Liferay
9 1 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.38%) DOC1
4 2 (2.38%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Tridion
2 2 (2.38%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Internet
2 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.76%) HTTP
4 3 (3.57%) Intranet
5 2 (2.38%) Extranet
6 1 (1.19%) LTE
6 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.19%) Firewall
6 1 (1.19%) GPRS
6 1 (1.19%) GSM
6 1 (1.19%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.19%) UMTS
6 1 (1.19%) WLAN
6 1 (1.19%) WCDMA
6 1 (1.19%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 20 (23.81%) RDBMS
1 20 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 19 (22.62%) MySQL
3 13 (15.48%) DB2
4 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.33%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.19%) JasperReports
11 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.19%) OLTP
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Subversion
2 18 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 17 (20.24%) Ant
4 15 (17.86%) JUnit
5 13 (15.48%) Maven
6 12 (14.29%) JIRA
7 10 (11.90%) Log4j
8 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 7 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (8.33%) LoadRunner
9 5 (5.95%) Selenium
9 5 (5.95%) IntelliJ
9 5 (5.95%) StyleCop
9 5 (5.95%) Mockito
9 5 (5.95%) FxCop
10 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.38%) JMeter
11 2 (2.38%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 32 (38.10%) Finance
2 22 (26.19%) Retail
3 17 (20.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.95%) Marketing
5 4 (4.76%) Banking
6 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.38%) Advertising
8 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (67.86%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 16 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Tester
5 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.33%) VB Developer
6 7 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) UI Programmer
7 6 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (7.14%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Architect
8 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Payments Business Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (57.14%) HTML
2 41 (48.81%) CSS
3 32 (38.10%) Web Services
4 29 (34.52%) XSLT
5 22 (26.19%) Ajax
6 21 (25.00%) J2EE
7 20 (23.81%) .NET
7 20 (23.81%) SOAP
7 20 (23.81%) JSON
8 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 17 (20.24%) jQuery
9 17 (20.24%) REST
10 14 (16.67%) Spring
11 12 (14.29%) JSP
11 12 (14.29%) JMS
11 12 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 11 (13.10%) XSL
12 11 (13.10%) Struts
13 10 (11.90%) Servlets
13 10 (11.90%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Web 2.0
2 9 (10.71%) N-Tier
3 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Open Source
4 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.76%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.57%) Replication
6 2 (2.38%) W3C
6 2 (2.38%) RIA
6 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.38%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.19%) Statistics
7 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.19%) GIS
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.95%) UNIX
2 19 (22.62%) Linux
3 10 (11.90%) Solaris
4 8 (9.52%) Windows
4 8 (9.52%) HPUX
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.19%) bada
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) E-Commerce
2 24 (28.57%) OO
3 17 (20.24%) MVC
4 16 (19.05%) Scrum
5 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.29%) SOA
7 11 (13.10%) System Testing
7 11 (13.10%) Content Management
8 10 (11.90%) UML
8 10 (11.90%) Waterfall
9 9 (10.71%) TDD
9 9 (10.71%) OOP
10 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Regression Testing
11 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.14%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.95%) Web Development
12 5 (5.95%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 56 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 43 (51.19%) SQL
3 37 (44.05%) Java
4 15 (17.86%) C#
5 13 (15.48%) XPath
5 13 (15.48%) VBScript
6 8 (9.52%) VB
7 7 (8.33%) VB6
8 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.76%) Perl
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
10 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (10.71%) ISEB
3 4 (4.76%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.19%) MBA
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.19%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) SCCM
1 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Oracle
2 15 (17.86%) IBM
3 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.52%) Interwoven
5 7 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) Elastic Path
6 4 (4.76%) Sun
6 4 (4.76%) Blue Martini
6 4 (4.76%) ATG
7 3 (3.57%) Apple
8 2 (2.38%) Twitter
9 1 (1.19%) VMware
9 1 (1.19%) Symbian
9 1 (1.19%) BEA
9 1 (1.19%) Plumtree
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