The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 13 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 8 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.93% 9.68% 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 25.42% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £406 - -
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
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
30 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 22.22% 38.06% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 12
Median daily rate £425 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £338 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £395 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Watford

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for XML.

1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (81.82%) Retail
4 17 (77.27%) HTML
5 16 (72.73%) SQL
6 12 (54.55%) DB2
6 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
7 11 (50.00%) Java
7 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (45.45%) Unix
8 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
9 9 (40.91%) Subversion
9 9 (40.91%) Selenium
9 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
9 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
9 9 (40.91%) RESTful
9 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
9 9 (40.91%) Magento
9 9 (40.91%) J2EE
10 8 (36.36%) QA
10 8 (36.36%) Document Management
10 8 (36.36%) Coaching
11 7 (31.82%) Web Services
11 7 (31.82%) CSS
12 6 (27.27%) JSP
12 6 (27.27%) Struts
12 6 (27.27%) PHP
12 6 (27.27%) Oracle
12 6 (27.27%) Behat

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (22.73%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Connections
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Domino
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) DB2
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (18.18%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium
1 9 (40.91%) Subversion
1 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
2 6 (27.27%) Appium
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) PHPUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) Protractor
4 2 (9.09%) Ant
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (81.82%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Automation Tester
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Web Automation Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Web Tester
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) J2EE
2 9 (40.91%) RESTful
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) Behat
4 6 (27.27%) JSP
4 6 (27.27%) Struts
5 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 4 (18.18%) Ajax
6 4 (18.18%) EJB
6 4 (18.18%) Flash
6 4 (18.18%) JSON
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
7 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
7 3 (13.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) User Experience
3 3 (13.64%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
5 8 (36.36%) Coaching
5 8 (36.36%) Document Management
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) User Stories
7 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) System Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Web Development
9 3 (13.64%) B2B
9 3 (13.64%) CRM
9 3 (13.64%) Logistics
9 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 2 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (13.64%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) LotusScript
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) hybris
3 4 (18.18%) ATG
3 4 (18.18%) Percussion
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Intershop
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) Sybase
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