Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 41 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 42 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.74% 3.90% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.55% 14.03% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 32
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -29.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £281 £202 £313
90th Percentile £525 £500 £536
East of England median daily rate £513 £446 £400
% change year-on-year +14.91% +11.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.25 £41.50 £31.14
% change year-on-year -15.06% +33.29% -16.86%

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 310 335 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.60% 27.82% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 162 244
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £416 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.93% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £213 £300
90th Percentile £525 £513 £529
East of England median daily rate £450 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +6.64% +5.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £14.60 £29.88 £15.65
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.15 £50.50
East of England median hourly rate £36.52 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% +14.29% -6.54%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -15 24 £425 +54.55% 9
Peterborough +10 17 £313 +13.64%
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 17 (40.48%) Web Services
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle
5 13 (30.95%) HTML
5 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
5 13 (30.95%) REST
6 12 (28.57%) Back Office
6 12 (28.57%) Selenium
7 11 (26.19%) JSON
7 11 (26.19%) CSS
8 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
9 9 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (21.43%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) .NET
9 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.43%) Open Source
9 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.67%) JIRA
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) ERP
11 7 (16.67%) OO
11 7 (16.67%) Python
12 6 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 6 (14.29%) BDD

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 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (9.52%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) MS Access
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) RavenDB
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.67%) JIRA
4 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (14.29%) JMeter
5 5 (11.90%) IntelliJ
5 5 (11.90%) JUnit
5 5 (11.90%) Maven
5 5 (11.90%) Mercurial
5 5 (11.90%) Mockito
5 5 (11.90%) WebStorm
6 4 (9.52%) Subversion
7 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.38%) GCC
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Back Office
3 5 (11.90%) Banking
4 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.14%) Retail
6 2 (4.76%) Electronics
6 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
7 1 (2.38%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Automation Tester
2 9 (21.43%) Tester
3 7 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 7 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Automation Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Integration Developer
5 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 4 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Web Services
2 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) REST
3 11 (26.19%) CSS
3 11 (26.19%) JSON
4 9 (21.43%) .NET
5 5 (11.90%) Ajax
5 5 (11.90%) HTML5
5 5 (11.90%) jQuery
5 5 (11.90%) SOAP
5 5 (11.90%) Spring
5 5 (11.90%) XML Schema
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (9.52%) XHTML
7 2 (4.76%) iOS SDK
7 2 (4.76%) RESTful
7 2 (4.76%) XSLT
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) LIMS
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Vector Graphics
4 2 (4.76%) Verilog
4 2 (4.76%) VHDL
5 1 (2.38%) Animation
5 1 (2.38%) CMDB
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
3 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.43%) Open Source
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.67%) ERP
6 7 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) MVC
7 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (11.90%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (11.90%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.90%) Information Security
9 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.52%) Defect Management
9 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) Python
5 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (11.90%) Groovy
6 5 (11.90%) Java 8
6 5 (11.90%) Scala
7 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 4 (9.52%) VBA
8 2 (4.76%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Rancher
2 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) JD Edwards
4 3 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.38%) Pega
5 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow