The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 28 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 9 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.49% 9.57% 9.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 28.99% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 20
Median daily rate £478 £425 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £309 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £550 £425
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 £36.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -9.43%
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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 69 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.91% 33.01% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 97
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 Suffolk

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

XML
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds -1 6 £478 +12.35%
Newmarket - 2 £450 -
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for XML.

1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 8 (61.54%) CRM
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) WCF
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (38.46%) UML
5 5 (38.46%) Java EE
6 4 (30.77%) Ajax
6 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
6 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) Struts
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) JMS
6 4 (30.77%) Ant
6 4 (30.77%) EJB
6 4 (30.77%) JDBC
6 4 (30.77%) JSP
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) EJB 3.0

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) Ant
3 2 (15.38%) MyEclipse
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Gradle
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) CRM Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 8 (61.54%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Java EE
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) EJB
4 4 (30.77%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (30.77%) JDBC
4 4 (30.77%) JMS
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) JSP
4 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
4 4 (30.77%) Struts
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) Mason
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) CRM
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle