The table below looks at the statistics for SGML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SGML over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)
Rank 651 669 638
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Contract jobs citing SGML 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% 0.024% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.24% -

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
16442 16367 15767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11381 11296 10285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 296 173
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.17 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

SGML
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SGML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SGML within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England -1 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

SGML
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SGML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SGML.

1 2 (66.67%) FrameMaker
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) ILOG
2 1 (33.33%) Quark
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) PTC
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Publishing

SGML
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WebEx
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Author
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Publisher
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Author
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Publishing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ILOG
1 1 (33.33%) PTC
1 1 (33.33%) Quark