Period
to 27 May 2018

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 6 months to 27 May 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 37 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 -26
Contract jobs citing XML 40 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.84% 4.43% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.04% 14.55% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 28
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £275 £204 £329
90th Percentile £525 £500 £549
East of England median daily rate £500 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +23.46% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £33.60
East of England median hourly rate £35.50 £37.00 £31.27
% change year-on-year -4.05% +18.32% -17.71%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 285 323 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.38% 30.47% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 158 229
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £269 £213 £288
90th Percentile £525 £515 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.31% +4.50%
10th Percentile £27.78 £27.65 £15.65
90th Percentile £53.00 £45.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.52 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -5.28% +2.74% -6.41%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 24 £425 +41.67% 11
Peterborough +5 14 £375 +15.03% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £275 -
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) REST
4 15 (37.50%) SQL
5 13 (32.50%) JSON
6 12 (30.00%) .NET
6 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.00%) HTML
6 12 (30.00%) Web Services
7 11 (27.50%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) Oracle
7 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
9 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
10 8 (20.00%) Open Source
10 8 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) ERP
11 7 (17.50%) OO
11 7 (17.50%) Windows
11 7 (17.50%) JIRA
11 7 (17.50%) Selenium
11 7 (17.50%) Back Office
11 7 (17.50%) Scrum
11 7 (17.50%) Information Security
11 7 (17.50%) TDD
11 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (17.50%) HTML5
12 6 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design

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 (7.50%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (12.50%) MS Access
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (17.50%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) Selenium
4 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.00%) Mercurial
5 5 (12.50%) IntelliJ
5 5 (12.50%) JUnit
5 5 (12.50%) Maven
5 5 (12.50%) Mockito
5 5 (12.50%) WebStorm
6 4 (10.00%) JMeter
7 3 (7.50%) MSTest
7 3 (7.50%) Subversion
7 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.50%) GCC
8 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Back Office
3 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 5 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) IT Support
5 5 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Integration Developer
6 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) REST
2 13 (32.50%) JSON
3 12 (30.00%) .NET
3 12 (30.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) Web Services
4 11 (27.50%) CSS
5 7 (17.50%) HTML5
6 6 (15.00%) Spring
6 6 (15.00%) XML Schema
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.00%) Ajax
8 4 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (10.00%) SOAP
9 3 (7.50%) XHTML
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.00%) LAMP
10 2 (5.00%) LDAP
10 2 (5.00%) WPF
11 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (12.50%) LIMS
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Animation
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
3 8 (20.00%) ERP
3 8 (20.00%) Open Source
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (17.50%) Information Security
4 7 (17.50%) OO
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) BDD
5 6 (15.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (15.00%) MVC
6 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) Java 8
4 6 (15.00%) Scala
5 5 (12.50%) C#
5 5 (12.50%) Groovy
5 5 (12.50%) PHP
5 5 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) VBA
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.00%) C
7 2 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) AWK
8 1 (2.50%) Haskell
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.50%) Rancher
3 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.50%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Siemens
6 1 (2.50%) Sitecore