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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing XML 16 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.41% 3.91% 5.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.78% 11.20% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 18
Median daily rate £350 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +40.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +19.40% -10.54%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 77 125 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 26.01% 34.92% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 85 125
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 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 24 June 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 25 (65.79%) HTML
2 16 (42.11%) XSLT
3 14 (36.84%) C++
3 14 (36.84%) JSON
4 13 (34.21%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 12 (31.58%) C
6 11 (28.95%) Python
6 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.95%) jQuery
6 11 (28.95%) HTML5
7 10 (26.32%) REST
7 10 (26.32%) MVC
7 10 (26.32%) OO
7 10 (26.32%) SQL
8 9 (23.68%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
9 8 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (21.05%) C#
9 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (21.05%) Spring
9 8 (21.05%) Doxygen
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.42%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (18.42%) Scala
10 7 (18.42%) .NET
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
10 7 (18.42%) XML Schema

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 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Anypoint
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Mule
2 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Doxygen
2 2 (5.26%) S-PLUS
2 2 (5.26%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.63%) SAP MDM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.63%) Route 53
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) NFC
1 1 (2.63%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (15.79%) IntelliJ
2 6 (15.79%) JUnit
2 6 (15.79%) Maven
2 6 (15.79%) Mercurial
2 6 (15.79%) Mockito
2 6 (15.79%) WebStorm
3 5 (13.16%) MSTest
3 5 (13.16%) NUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Babel
4 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.26%) gulp
4 2 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.53%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Author
2 11 (28.95%) Technical Author
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (2.63%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (2.63%) GUI Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) HTML
2 16 (42.11%) XSLT
3 14 (36.84%) JSON
4 11 (28.95%) HTML5
4 11 (28.95%) jQuery
5 10 (26.32%) REST
6 8 (21.05%) Spring
7 7 (18.42%) .NET
7 7 (18.42%) XML Schema
8 6 (15.79%) CSS
8 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
8 6 (15.79%) JPA
9 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.16%) LINQ
9 5 (13.16%) WCF
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
10 4 (10.53%) Web Services
11 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (7.89%) Node.js
12 2 (5.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.26%) Life Science
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) MVC
2 10 (26.32%) OO
3 9 (23.68%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.42%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (18.42%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) BPMN
6 6 (15.79%) Information Security
6 6 (15.79%) Open Source
7 5 (13.16%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.26%) Android Development
9 2 (5.26%) Biometrics
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C++
2 13 (34.21%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) C
4 11 (28.95%) Python
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 8 (21.05%) C#
7 7 (18.42%) Scala
8 6 (15.79%) Groovy
9 3 (7.89%) ES6
9 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
10 2 (5.26%) Perl
10 2 (5.26%) R
11 1 (2.63%) Dart
11 1 (2.63%) Elixir
11 1 (2.63%) Kotlin
11 1 (2.63%) PHP
11 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.63%) Rust
11 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) CDISC
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CloudHub
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.63%) Embarcadero
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Talend
4 1 (2.63%) Zend
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