The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stevenage region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing XML 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - 21.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 62.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 21.05% 34.04% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £330 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +27.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £425 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
XML
Hertfordshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Stevenage region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) BEA
4 1 (25.00%) Plumtree
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) COM
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) AquaLogic
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) COM
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) BEA
1 1 (25.00%) Plumtree