Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 35 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 -22
Contract jobs citing XML 42 24 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.95% 3.80% 5.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.99% 11.88% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 48
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% -14.12%
10th Percentile £369 £298 £263
90th Percentile £525 £527 £483
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £39.50

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 191 202 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 27.05% 32.01% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 121 248
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £281 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £496
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 11
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -35.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £44.88 £72.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +2.86%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for XML.

1 28 (66.67%) HTML
2 23 (54.76%) Python
3 16 (38.10%) XSLT
3 16 (38.10%) C
3 16 (38.10%) C++
4 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 14 (33.33%) JSON
6 13 (30.95%) Doxygen
7 12 (28.57%) Perl
8 10 (23.81%) Java
9 9 (21.43%) OO
9 9 (21.43%) User Experience
10 8 (19.05%) Linux
10 8 (19.05%) REST
11 7 (16.67%) XML Schema
12 6 (14.29%) CSS
12 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.29%) jQuery
13 5 (11.90%) Spring
13 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
13 5 (11.90%) PHP
13 5 (11.90%) .NET
13 5 (11.90%) MySQL
13 5 (11.90%) Performance Analysis
14 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
14 4 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (9.52%) JUnit
14 4 (9.52%) SQL
14 4 (9.52%) SOAP
14 4 (9.52%) Web Services

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 4 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) Mule
2 2 (4.76%) Mule ESB
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Doxygen
2 4 (9.52%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
1 3 (7.14%) WAN
1 3 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) SMS
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.52%) JUnit
1 4 (9.52%) Maven
2 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) Babel
3 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.76%) gulp
3 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.76%) Mockito
3 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.76%) WebStorm
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.14%) Electronics
1 3 (7.14%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Author
2 18 (42.86%) Technical Author
3 4 (9.52%) Data Integration Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Integration Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Linux Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Python Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Automation Developer
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (2.38%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.38%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (2.38%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) HTML
2 16 (38.10%) XSLT
3 14 (33.33%) JSON
4 8 (19.05%) REST
5 7 (16.67%) XML Schema
6 6 (14.29%) CSS
6 6 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (11.90%) .NET
7 5 (11.90%) Spring
8 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.52%) HTML5
8 4 (9.52%) SOAP
8 4 (9.52%) Sphinx
8 4 (9.52%) Web Services
9 3 (7.14%) Ajax
9 3 (7.14%) RESTful
9 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 2 (4.76%) J2EE
10 2 (4.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.14%) CMDB
3 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.14%) Internet of Things
3 3 (7.14%) LIMS
3 3 (7.14%) Smartcard
4 2 (4.76%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) OO
2 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.52%) ETL
5 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL
5 3 (7.14%) SOA
5 3 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (4.76%) API Development
6 2 (4.76%) Defect Management
6 2 (4.76%) Microservices
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) SDLC
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Python
2 16 (38.10%) C
2 16 (38.10%) C++
3 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (28.57%) Perl
5 10 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.90%) PHP
7 4 (9.52%) SQL
8 3 (7.14%) C#
8 3 (7.14%) ES6
8 3 (7.14%) Scala
9 2 (4.76%) Groovy
10 1 (2.38%) Clojure
10 1 (2.38%) Erlang
10 1 (2.38%) Haskell
10 1 (2.38%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
1 3 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle