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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 31 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing XML 24 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.17% 7.56% 6.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 23.65% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 24
Average daily rate £363 £370 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.93 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.55 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +18.51%
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
132 203 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.92% 31.97% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 109 117
Average daily rate £410 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +240.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 11 - - 2
St Albans - 2 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (58.70%) JavaScript
2 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 24 (52.17%) HTML
4 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (39.13%) Web Services
7 17 (36.96%) Unix
7 17 (36.96%) DB2
8 16 (34.78%) Retail
8 16 (34.78%) Automated Testing
9 15 (32.61%) TDD
10 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (30.43%) RESTful
11 13 (28.26%) QA
11 13 (28.26%) Subversion
12 12 (26.09%) Java
12 12 (26.09%) Selenium
12 12 (26.09%) Magento
12 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
12 12 (26.09%) WebDriver
12 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
13 11 (23.91%) DbVisualizer
13 11 (23.91%) Coaching
13 11 (23.91%) System Testing
13 11 (23.91%) C#
13 11 (23.91%) .NET
13 11 (23.91%) Flash
13 11 (23.91%) Document Management
14 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
14 9 (19.57%) PHP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) CMS
2 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) NetWeaver
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Magento
2 5 (10.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) 2G
2 1 (2.17%) 3G
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) LTE
2 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
2 1 (2.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) DB2
2 11 (23.91%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.52%) MySQL
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.17%) Mnesia
7 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Subversion
2 12 (26.09%) Selenium
2 12 (26.09%) WebDriver
3 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.57%) PHPUnit
4 5 (10.87%) Appium
4 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
5 4 (8.70%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.52%) Protractor
7 1 (2.17%) Lombardi
7 1 (2.17%) Maven
7 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (34.78%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Multimedia
3 4 (8.70%) Publishing
4 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Tester
3 12 (26.09%) Automation Tester
4 11 (23.91%) Selenium Tester
4 11 (23.91%) Web Tester
5 7 (15.22%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Junior
7 4 (8.70%) Junior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Remedy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) HTML
2 18 (39.13%) Web Services
3 14 (30.43%) RESTful
4 11 (23.91%) .NET
4 11 (23.91%) Flash
5 9 (19.57%) SOAP
6 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.39%) CSS
7 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
7 7 (15.22%) J2EE
7 7 (15.22%) XSLT
8 6 (13.04%) JSON
8 6 (13.04%) REST
9 5 (10.87%) Behat
9 5 (10.87%) jQuery
10 4 (8.70%) CSS3
10 4 (8.70%) HTML5
10 4 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (8.70%) LESS
10 4 (8.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) User Experience
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.70%) Social Media
4 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) RIA
5 1 (2.17%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Automated Testing
3 15 (32.61%) TDD
4 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 12 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 11 (23.91%) Coaching
6 11 (23.91%) Document Management
6 11 (23.91%) System Testing
7 9 (19.57%) BDD
7 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) OO
8 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.04%) Use Case
9 5 (10.87%) ITSM
9 5 (10.87%) UML
9 5 (10.87%) User Stories
9 5 (10.87%) Web Design
9 5 (10.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) JavaScript
2 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) C#
5 9 (19.57%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) VBScript
7 2 (4.35%) ABAP
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Erlang
8 1 (2.17%) SystemTap
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) BMC
2 5 (10.87%) IBM
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Remedy
3 4 (8.70%) Adobe
3 4 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) BEA
5 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.17%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.17%) Huawei
5 1 (2.17%) Intel
5 1 (2.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.17%) Nortel
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
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