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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 16 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing XML 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.46% 11.34% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.74% 22.45% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +21.93%

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
23 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.54% 50.52% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 20
Median daily rate £450 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £435 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) IBM
2 10 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Unix
4 8 (57.14%) J2EE
5 7 (50.00%) DB2
5 7 (50.00%) SOAP
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) JSON
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) XSLT
7 5 (35.71%) Retail
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (28.57%) Appium
8 4 (28.57%) Coaching
8 4 (28.57%) Magento
8 4 (28.57%) JMS
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) OO
8 4 (28.57%) System Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 4 (28.57%) QA
8 4 (28.57%) Selenium

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 10 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) NServiceBus
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Magento
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Boomi
1 1 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (21.43%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Appium
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) Ant
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Log4j
3 3 (21.43%) Mockito
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Java Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) J2EE
3 7 (50.00%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) Ajax
6 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
6 4 (28.57%) JMS
6 4 (28.57%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) EJB
7 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (21.43%) JDBC
7 3 (21.43%) JSP
7 3 (21.43%) JSTL
7 3 (21.43%) Struts
7 3 (21.43%) XHTML
7 3 (21.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) DataPower
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) RIA
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) HPUX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
4 4 (28.57%) Document Management
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) RAD
5 3 (21.43%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) API Development
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) hybris
3 3 (21.43%) ATG
3 3 (21.43%) Blue Martini
3 3 (21.43%) Elastic Path
3 3 (21.43%) Interwoven
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.14%) Zend