Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 July 2018 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 23 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 23 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.75% 6.90% 3.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.64% 25.90% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 23
Cambridge median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £400 £202 £303
90th Percentile £525 £470 £544
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £33.60

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 Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 182 166 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 29.64% 26.65% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 174
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -10.26% +11.43%
10th Percentile £287 £198 £308
90th Percentile £525 £514 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Cambridge median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32.50 £25.63 £12.80
90th Percentile £37.50 £42.50 £53.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £26.50 £40.00 £33.60
% change year-on-year -33.75% +19.05% -10.40%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Cambridge

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Cambridge

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Cambridge

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for XML.

1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) ERP
6 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 8 (34.78%) Open Source
6 8 (34.78%) REST
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) JSON
7 7 (30.43%) OO
7 7 (30.43%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
8 6 (26.09%) MVC
8 6 (26.09%) HTML5
8 6 (26.09%) BDD
9 5 (21.74%) Mockito
9 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
9 5 (21.74%) jQuery
9 5 (21.74%) Groovy
9 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (21.74%) Mercurial
9 5 (21.74%) Scala
9 5 (21.74%) Information Security
9 5 (21.74%) Spring
9 5 (21.74%) Maven
9 5 (21.74%) VBA

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (13.04%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (21.74%) MS Access
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) RavenDB
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) IntelliJ
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) JUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Maven
2 5 (21.74%) Mercurial
2 5 (21.74%) Mockito
2 5 (21.74%) WebStorm
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) GCC
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) IT Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) IT Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Support
2 5 (21.74%) IT Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Web Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) REST
4 7 (30.43%) JSON
5 6 (26.09%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) XML Schema
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.04%) Ajax
8 3 (13.04%) XHTML
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
10 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 1 (4.35%) EJB
10 1 (4.35%) J2EE
10 1 (4.35%) JSP
10 1 (4.35%) Servlets
10 1 (4.35%) SOAP
10 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (21.74%) LIMS
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.35%) Vector Graphics
4 1 (4.35%) Verilog
4 1 (4.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) ERP
2 8 (34.78%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 6 (26.09%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
5 5 (21.74%) Information Security
5 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Microservices
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Groovy
4 5 (21.74%) Java 8
4 5 (21.74%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) Scala
4 5 (21.74%) VBA
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) PHP
7 2 (8.70%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) C++
8 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Rancher
2 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) JD Edwards
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Pega
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow