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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 25 20 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing XML 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.16% 2.67% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 22.22% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £485 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
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
31 18 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.02% 12.00% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 33
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £335 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) 2G
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) LTE
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Cygwin
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) sed
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) Kibana

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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 2G
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) ProC
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Author
2 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Writer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java RMI
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (20.00%) XML-RPC
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) sed
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO