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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 34 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 32 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.03% 4.75% 8.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.02% 18.71% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 12
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.94 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
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
188 155 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.65% 25.41% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 91 106
Average daily rate £363 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.94 £35.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.18% +34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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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 -3 14 - - 4
Stevenage - 3 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 £300 -17.24% 5
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 46 (64.79%) SQL
2 37 (52.11%) HTML
3 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
4 32 (45.07%) Java
4 32 (45.07%) Oracle
5 25 (35.21%) UNIX
6 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (30.99%) Selenium
8 21 (29.58%) WebSphere
9 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (26.76%) DB2
11 18 (25.35%) JUnit
11 18 (25.35%) Web Services
12 17 (23.94%) Retail
13 16 (22.54%) Subversion
14 15 (21.13%) MQSeries
14 15 (21.13%) J2EE
15 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
16 13 (18.31%) DbVisualizer
16 13 (18.31%) TDD
16 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
16 13 (18.31%) jQuery
16 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
16 13 (18.31%) System Testing
16 13 (18.31%) MVC
16 13 (18.31%) .NET
16 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
16 13 (18.31%) CSS
16 13 (18.31%) Flash
16 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 21 (29.58%) WebSphere
2 15 (21.13%) MQSeries
3 10 (14.08%) WebLogic
3 10 (14.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (11.27%) JBoss
5 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.41%) CMS
7 1 (1.41%) LiveLink
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
1 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (5.63%) Magento
2 4 (5.63%) Tridion
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) 3G
2 2 (2.82%) Telnet
2 2 (2.82%) 2G
2 2 (2.82%) LTE
2 2 (2.82%) 4G
2 2 (2.82%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.82%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.82%) SNMP
2 2 (2.82%) SSL
2 2 (2.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) DB2
2 13 (18.31%) DbVisualizer
3 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
5 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (5.63%) MySQL
9 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) Selenium
2 18 (25.35%) JUnit
3 16 (22.54%) Subversion
4 12 (16.90%) WebDriver
4 12 (16.90%) Ant
5 10 (14.08%) Eclipse
6 8 (11.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
6 8 (11.27%) JIRA
7 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.04%) SoapUI
8 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.63%) PHPUnit
9 4 (5.63%) Log4j
9 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 3 (4.23%) HP UFT
10 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.82%) NUnit
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (2.82%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (23.94%) Retail
2 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Local Government
5 2 (2.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Tester
3 11 (15.49%) Business Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) Automation Tester
4 9 (12.68%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.63%) XML Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.11%) HTML
2 18 (25.35%) Web Services
3 15 (21.13%) J2EE
4 13 (18.31%) .NET
4 13 (18.31%) CSS
4 13 (18.31%) Flash
4 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
4 13 (18.31%) jQuery
5 10 (14.08%) RESTful
5 10 (14.08%) JSON
6 9 (12.68%) HTML5
6 9 (12.68%) CSS3
6 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.27%) Apache Camel
7 8 (11.27%) PhoneGap
7 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
7 8 (11.27%) XSLT
8 7 (9.86%) SOAP
9 6 (8.45%) JMS
9 6 (8.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Web 2.0
2 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) RIA
5 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) UNIX
2 8 (11.27%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) HPUX
3 4 (5.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.72%) Test Automation
3 13 (18.31%) System Testing
3 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
3 13 (18.31%) TDD
3 13 (18.31%) MVC
3 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
3 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
3 13 (18.31%) SOA
4 12 (16.90%) UML
5 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.08%) Document Management
5 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.08%) Coaching
6 9 (12.68%) ITSM
7 8 (11.27%) OOP
7 8 (11.27%) Mobile Development
7 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.86%) ITIL
8 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) SQL
2 35 (49.30%) JavaScript
3 32 (45.07%) Java
4 12 (16.90%) C#
5 8 (11.27%) Python
5 8 (11.27%) Ruby
6 6 (8.45%) XPath
6 6 (8.45%) Perl
6 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.63%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.63%) PHP
8 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.23%) VBScript
10 2 (2.82%) C++
10 2 (2.82%) Erlang
10 2 (2.82%) XQuery
10 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.41%) VBA
11 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) Degree
3 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) Talend
3 7 (9.86%) IBM
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) Remedy
4 5 (7.04%) BMC
4 5 (7.04%) SAP
5 4 (5.63%) Blue Martini
5 4 (5.63%) Elastic Path
5 4 (5.63%) ATG
5 4 (5.63%) HP
5 4 (5.63%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.41%) OpenText
6 1 (1.41%) RedDot
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