Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 17 November 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 46 43
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing XML 9 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.31% 2.24% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 10.29% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 16
Bedfordshire median daily rate £288 £308 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -18.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £281 £199 £242
90th Percentile £294 £488 £525
East of England median daily rate £475 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +15.85% +9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £31.90 £36.00
% change year-on-year +95.92% -11.39% +5.53%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 167 136 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 24.38% 21.73% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 99 83
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £316 £236 £283
90th Percentile £567 £520 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.48
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.94% +7.84%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Bedfordshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Bedfordshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Bedfordshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -4 3 - - 2
Luton -8 2 £288 -40.72%
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Dojo
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) LDAP
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) Animation
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) DataStage
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) UI Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DataStage ETL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Dojo
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) DOM
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) LESS
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) SAX
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata