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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 18 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing XML 5 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.23% 9.52% 9.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% 25.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £406 - £260
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 £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
31 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.00% 38.10% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 17
Median daily rate £343 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £338 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £395 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (86.67%) Retail
4 11 (73.33%) HTML
5 10 (66.67%) SQL
5 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (53.33%) Java
7 7 (46.67%) CSS
7 7 (46.67%) Web Services
8 6 (40.00%) Struts
8 6 (40.00%) JSP
8 6 (40.00%) J2EE
8 6 (40.00%) DB2
8 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (33.33%) User Experience
9 5 (33.33%) hybris
9 5 (33.33%) Spring
9 5 (33.33%) jQuery
9 5 (33.33%) Oracle
9 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 5 (33.33%) JBoss
9 5 (33.33%) MVC
9 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
10 4 (26.67%) ATG
10 4 (26.67%) Percussion
10 4 (26.67%) Subversion
10 4 (26.67%) Document Management
10 4 (26.67%) Unix
10 4 (26.67%) EJB
10 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting

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 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Connections
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Domino
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) NServiceBus
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) DB2
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
1 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (20.00%) Appium
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Protractor
General
1 13 (86.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) JSP
3 6 (40.00%) Struts
4 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) EJB
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (20.00%) Behat
6 3 (20.00%) Kendo UI
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Coaching
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Document Management
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) B2B
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Logistics
5 3 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) OOD
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) LotusScript
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) hybris
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) ATG
2 4 (26.67%) Percussion
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Intershop
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase