Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 29 40
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 14 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.89% 5.30% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.18% 20.86% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 18
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £322 £275 £309
90th Percentile £500 £575 £532
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 195 163 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.28% 25.43% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 90 137
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £248 £313
90th Percentile £525 £525 £535
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Cambridge median hourly rate £44.00 £38.75 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.55% -7.19% +4.38%
10th Percentile £38.63 £25.63 £38.40
90th Percentile £49.58 £42.50 £46.38
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +6.25%

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 September 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 18 September 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (28.57%) Java 8
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) WebStorm
6 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Mockito
6 4 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (28.57%) Mercurial
6 4 (28.57%) Scala
6 4 (28.57%) Groovy
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) Maven

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 (21.43%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Doxygen
2 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) RavenDB
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) IntelliJ
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) JUnit
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 4 (28.57%) Mockito
2 4 (28.57%) WebStorm
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) GCC
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Pega Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 2 (14.29%) iOS SDK
4 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) EJB
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Servlets
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Vector Graphics
2 2 (14.29%) Verilog
2 2 (14.29%) VHDL
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (7.14%) ETL
8 1 (7.14%) Microservices
8 1 (7.14%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Groovy
2 4 (28.57%) Java 8
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Pega