The table below looks at the statistics for SGML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SGML over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)
Rank 615 600 576
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing SGML 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% 0.007% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.93 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.93 - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14645 13650 13018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.47% 26.94% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10159 9124 8190
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 192 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

SGML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SGML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SGML
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SGML within the UK.

SGML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SGML
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SGML within the UK.

SGML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SGML
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SGML within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SGML Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SGML
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SGML within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +3 4 - - 2
North West - 3 - - 2
Lancashire - 3 - - 2
Preston - 2 - - 1
Yeovil - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

SGML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SGML 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 SGML.

1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Military
3 3 (33.33%) CAD
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Def Stans
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Publishing
4 2 (22.22%) Publishing
4 2 (22.22%) Replication
4 2 (22.22%) FrameMaker
4 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Quark
4 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
5 1 (11.11%) DHTML
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) XSL
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Servlets
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Avionics
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Directory Server

SGML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SGML 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 SGML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Military
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Avionics
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Author
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Author
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Publisher
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) DHTML
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CAD
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Def Stans
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Quark
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £21.5 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £12 - £18 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago