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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 20 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing XML 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.81% 5.61% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £383 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.10%
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
32 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.48% 25.23% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 15
Median daily rate £460 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 8 December 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 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 9 (75.00%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
4 8 (66.67%) DB2
4 8 (66.67%) IBM
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (58.33%) Retail
5 7 (58.33%) SOAP
6 6 (50.00%) Internet
6 6 (50.00%) JSON
7 5 (41.67%) JIRA
7 5 (41.67%) QA
7 5 (41.67%) Selenium
7 5 (41.67%) Ajax
7 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
7 5 (41.67%) hybris
7 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (41.67%) System Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Magento

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 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (16.67%) NServiceBus
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) DB2
2 5 (41.67%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Appium
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
2 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (25.00%) Ant
3 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Log4j
3 3 (25.00%) Mockito
3 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Java Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) J2EE
4 7 (58.33%) SOAP
5 6 (50.00%) JSON
6 5 (41.67%) Ajax
6 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
7 4 (33.33%) JMS
7 4 (33.33%) XSLT
8 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (25.00%) EJB
8 3 (25.00%) JDBC
8 3 (25.00%) JSP
8 3 (25.00%) JSTL
8 3 (25.00%) REST
8 3 (25.00%) Servlets
8 3 (25.00%) Struts
8 3 (25.00%) XHTML
8 3 (25.00%) XSD
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) RIA
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) HPUX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Coaching
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Document Management
3 5 (41.67%) System Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) RAD
4 3 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) hybris
3 3 (25.00%) ATG
3 3 (25.00%) Blue Martini
3 3 (25.00%) Elastic Path
3 3 (25.00%) Interwoven
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Zend