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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 29 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 37 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.75% 6.32% 7.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.17% 20.60% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £236 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
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
193 233 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.02% 30.66% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 131 141
Average daily rate £388 £395 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 +3 7 £210 -40.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead +4 6 - - 3
Letchworth - 4 £375 -
Stevenage 0 2 £281 +30.81% 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £310 - 3
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 3
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 38 (55.88%) HTML
3 37 (54.41%) SQL
4 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (41.18%) Java
5 28 (41.18%) CSS
6 27 (39.71%) Oracle
7 26 (38.24%) .NET
8 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
8 25 (36.76%) MVC
9 23 (33.82%) C#
10 20 (29.41%) Web Services
10 20 (29.41%) .NET Framework
11 19 (27.94%) jQuery
12 18 (26.47%) JUnit
13 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 17 (25.00%) Selenium
14 16 (23.53%) JSON
15 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
15 15 (22.06%) HTML5
15 15 (22.06%) CSS3
15 15 (22.06%) Ant
15 15 (22.06%) UNIX
15 15 (22.06%) TDD
15 15 (22.06%) Subversion
15 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
16 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
16 14 (20.59%) Git (software)
16 14 (20.59%) JIRA
17 13 (19.12%) T-SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.24%) JBoss
2 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.24%) MQSeries
2 9 (13.24%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 4 (5.88%) IIS
5 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.94%) CMS
7 1 (1.47%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Magento
2 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) FTP
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) X.25
3 2 (2.94%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) Intranet
4 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.29%) MySQL
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (7.35%) DTS
6 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.88%) DB2
8 3 (4.41%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (2.94%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) JUnit
2 17 (25.00%) Selenium
3 15 (22.06%) Ant
3 15 (22.06%) Subversion
4 14 (20.59%) JIRA
4 14 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 12 (17.65%) Eclipse
6 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (13.24%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (11.76%) Maven
9 6 (8.82%) WebDriver
10 5 (7.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
11 3 (4.41%) PHPUnit
11 3 (4.41%) Mockito
12 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.94%) Moq
12 2 (2.94%) NUnit
12 2 (2.94%) ReSharper
13 1 (1.47%) FxCop
General
1 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Local Government
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Tester
6 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.88%) XML Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.88%) HTML
2 28 (41.18%) CSS
3 26 (38.24%) .NET
4 25 (36.76%) ASP.NET
5 20 (29.41%) Web Services
5 20 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 19 (27.94%) jQuery
7 16 (23.53%) JSON
8 15 (22.06%) HTML5
8 15 (22.06%) CSS3
9 12 (17.65%) ADO.NET
10 10 (14.71%) SOAP
10 10 (14.71%) XSLT
10 10 (14.71%) LINQ
10 10 (14.71%) REST
11 9 (13.24%) PhoneGap
11 9 (13.24%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
11 9 (13.24%) Apache Camel
11 9 (13.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) EMV
3 2 (2.94%) Tandem
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) UNIX
2 9 (13.24%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) MVC
3 15 (22.06%) TDD
3 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
4 12 (17.65%) OOP
5 11 (16.18%) SOA
5 11 (16.18%) Scrum
5 11 (16.18%) UML
6 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.71%) BDD
7 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.76%) OO
7 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.82%) Code Coverage
9 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Database Tuning
10 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 37 (54.41%) SQL
3 28 (41.18%) Java
4 23 (33.82%) C#
5 13 (19.12%) T-SQL
6 12 (17.65%) VBScript
7 11 (16.18%) VB.NET
8 9 (13.24%) Python
8 9 (13.24%) Ruby
9 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.88%) XPath
11 3 (4.41%) PHP
11 3 (4.41%) XQuery
12 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.94%) COBOL
12 2 (2.94%) C
13 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) RosettaNet
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) Talend
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Remedy
5 2 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) BEA
6 1 (1.47%) BMC
6 1 (1.47%) OpenText
6 1 (1.47%) RedDot
6 1 (1.47%) Progress
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago