The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 11
Contract jobs citing XML 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 2.86% 5.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 10.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £355 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7 10 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 18.92% 28.57% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Median daily rate £400 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +34.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Bedford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Bedford

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Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Bedford region with a requirement for XML.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow