Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 35 26
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 15 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.22% 3.97% 4.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.47% 14.63% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 14
Cambridge median daily rate £513 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.41% +0.65% +6.16%
10th Percentile £399 £290 £308
90th Percentile £634 £525 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £378 £364 £388
% change year-on-year +3.78% -6.13% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 177 164 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.18% 27.11% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 100 96
Cambridge median daily rate £428 £421 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.48% +12.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £292 £265
90th Percentile £579 £539 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +172.73% -65.26%
10th Percentile £29.38 £32.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £49.75 £100.00 £31.80
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +172.73% -65.26%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019, 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 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (26.67%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) YAML
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Ansible
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (20.00%) Data Stewardship
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (20.00%) Serverless
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) XSLT
6 3 (20.00%) JMS
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) WSDL
6 3 (20.00%) SSL
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (20.00%) Serverless
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Author
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Author
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Information Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) YAML
3 3 (20.00%) JMS
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 3 (20.00%) WSDL
3 3 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Life Science
1 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Bioinformatics
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Content Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Stewardship
3 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Neural Network
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Talend