The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 30 March 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 37 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18  
Contract jobs citing XML 28 23 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.19% 3.63% 8.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 11.44% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 19
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £334 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £33.60 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 154 201 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.52% 31.70% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 121 111
Median daily rate £363 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £33.60 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.89% +0.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Cambridgeshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Cambridgeshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Cambridgeshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +12 20 £300 -16.66% 8
Peterborough -2 1 - - 1
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 32 (60.38%) XSLT
2 24 (45.28%) .NET
3 22 (41.51%) C#
3 22 (41.51%) TDD
4 21 (39.62%) HTML
5 18 (33.96%) E-Commerce
6 16 (30.19%) Java
7 11 (20.75%) C++
7 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.87%) NUnit
8 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.87%) Python
9 9 (16.98%) C
9 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
9 9 (16.98%) Doxygen
9 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
9 9 (16.98%) JSON
9 9 (16.98%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (15.09%) REST
10 8 (15.09%) HTML5
11 7 (13.21%) MVC
11 7 (13.21%) SQL
11 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.32%) CSS
12 6 (11.32%) jQuery
12 6 (11.32%) Moq
12 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
13 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
13 5 (9.43%) Open Source
13 5 (9.43%) MongoDB

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.66%) SAS
1 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) Mule
3 1 (1.89%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Doxygen
2 3 (5.66%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.89%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) NFC
2 1 (1.89%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.89%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) NUnit
2 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.32%) Moq
4 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (7.55%) IntelliJ
5 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.55%) JUnit
5 4 (7.55%) Mercurial
5 4 (7.55%) Mockito
5 4 (7.55%) MSTest
5 4 (7.55%) WebStorm
6 2 (3.77%) Lombardi
6 2 (3.77%) Maven
6 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.89%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Publishing
2 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) C# Developer
3 19 (35.85%) .NET Developer
3 19 (35.85%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (35.85%) XML Developer
4 18 (33.96%) XML XSLT Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Author
5 9 (16.98%) Technical Author
6 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Business Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Business Process Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Management Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Process Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) XSLT
2 24 (45.28%) .NET
3 21 (39.62%) HTML
4 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
4 9 (16.98%) JSON
5 8 (15.09%) HTML5
5 8 (15.09%) REST
6 6 (11.32%) CSS
6 6 (11.32%) jQuery
7 5 (9.43%) Spring
8 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
8 4 (7.55%) JPA
8 4 (7.55%) LINQ
8 4 (7.55%) WCF
8 4 (7.55%) Web Services
8 4 (7.55%) XML Schema
9 3 (5.66%) J2EE
10 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.77%) JSP
10 2 (3.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.66%) Life Science
3 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Android
1 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) TDD
2 18 (33.96%) E-Commerce
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.98%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (13.21%) MVC
6 5 (9.43%) Open Source
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) BPMN
7 4 (7.55%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (7.55%) Information Security
7 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.55%) OO
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.66%) Biometrics
8 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.66%) Scrum
8 3 (5.66%) SDLC
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C#
2 16 (30.19%) Java
3 11 (20.75%) C++
4 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.87%) Python
5 9 (16.98%) C
6 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 4 (7.55%) Groovy
7 4 (7.55%) Scala
8 3 (5.66%) R
9 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.89%) PHP
10 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.89%) OCPJP
1 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) CDISC
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle
1 3 (5.66%) SAP
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.89%) Embarcadero
3 1 (1.89%) Informatica
3 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.89%) Sun
3 1 (1.89%) Talend
3 1 (1.89%) Zend
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