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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 25 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 9 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.86% 8.51% 5.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.52% 24.49% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
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
58 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.35% 34.75% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 25
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £405 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) HTML
3 13 (76.47%) SQL
4 12 (70.59%) DB2
4 12 (70.59%) Unix
4 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
4 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (64.71%) Retail
5 11 (64.71%) Java
6 10 (58.82%) J2EE
6 10 (58.82%) Web Services
6 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
7 9 (52.94%) IBM
7 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (47.06%) Coaching
8 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
8 8 (47.06%) Magento
8 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
8 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
8 8 (47.06%) Document Management
8 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
8 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
8 8 (47.06%) QA
8 8 (47.06%) Selenium
9 7 (41.18%) JSON
9 7 (41.18%) Subversion
9 7 (41.18%) SOAP
9 7 (41.18%) Appium
10 6 (35.29%) Internet

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 (47.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) MQSeries
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Connections
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) DB2
2 5 (29.41%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 3 (17.65%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
3 7 (41.18%) Appium
3 7 (41.18%) Subversion
4 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
6 3 (17.65%) Ant
6 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
6 3 (17.65%) JUnit
6 3 (17.65%) Log4j
6 3 (17.65%) Mockito
6 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Protractor
General
1 11 (64.71%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Automation Tester
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium Tester
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (17.65%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) J2EE
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) JSON
3 7 (41.18%) SOAP
4 6 (35.29%) Ajax
5 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
5 5 (29.41%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) EJB
6 4 (23.53%) JMS
6 4 (23.53%) JSP
6 4 (23.53%) Struts
6 4 (23.53%) XSLT
7 3 (17.65%) JDBC
7 3 (17.65%) JSTL
7 3 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Servlets
7 3 (17.65%) XHTML
7 3 (17.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) RIA
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) HPUX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Coaching
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (47.06%) Document Management
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) System Testing
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) RAD
4 3 (17.65%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (17.65%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) B2B
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) C#
7 1 (5.88%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) hybris
3 4 (23.53%) ATG
4 3 (17.65%) Blue Martini
4 3 (17.65%) Elastic Path
4 3 (17.65%) Interwoven
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) Percussion
5 1 (5.88%) Zend