The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 21 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.03% 4.73% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.54% 26.92% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £500 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.89%
XML
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.57% 17.57% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 25
Median daily rate £556 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Luton region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Luton

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Luton region with a requirement for XML.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) ProC
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (33.33%) Cygwin
2 1 (33.33%) sed

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (33.33%) ProC
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) sed
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO