Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 25 36
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 56 61 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.41% 5.75% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.93% 16.35% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 41
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £370 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +6.16% -8.75%
10th Percentile £296 £300 £300
90th Percentile £495 £525 £575
East of England median daily rate £460 £405 £365
% change year-on-year +13.58% +10.96% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £33.60
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +76.06% -2.74% +3.77%

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 375 373 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.53% 35.16% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 175 280
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £269 £229 £305
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 16
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.73% -65.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £28.45 £15.45 £32.43
90th Percentile £91.00 £44.00 £65.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +2.63%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -4 27 £390 +0.65% 11
Peterborough +17 25 £325 -0.31% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £275 -
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 34 (60.71%) JSON
2 32 (57.14%) Java
3 22 (39.29%) J2EE
3 22 (39.29%) Spring
4 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (37.50%) .NET
5 20 (35.71%) JIRA
5 20 (35.71%) API Development
6 19 (33.93%) SQL
7 18 (32.14%) Web Services
7 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 16 (28.57%) jQuery
8 16 (28.57%) Python
9 15 (26.79%) SOA
9 15 (26.79%) Tomcat
9 15 (26.79%) SOAP
9 15 (26.79%) Maven
9 15 (26.79%) RESTful
9 15 (26.79%) Defect Management
10 14 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (25.00%) Scrum
10 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (25.00%) JBoss
11 13 (23.21%) JUnit
12 12 (21.43%) Linux
12 12 (21.43%) SoapUI
13 11 (19.64%) Atlassian
13 11 (19.64%) SDLC
13 11 (19.64%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 11 (19.64%) Oracle

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 15 (26.79%) Tomcat
2 14 (25.00%) JBoss
3 9 (16.07%) Confluence
3 9 (16.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) Mule
4 2 (3.57%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.79%) Drupal
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Bluetooth
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
1 3 (5.36%) Wireless
2 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.57%) MS Access
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) JIRA
2 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 15 (26.79%) Maven
4 13 (23.21%) JUnit
5 12 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 7 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.36%) MSTest
8 3 (5.36%) NUnit
8 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.57%) Subversion
9 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Publishing
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Author
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Technical Author
3 6 (10.71%) UI Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Data Integration Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Integration Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Linux Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Angular Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Automation Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Tester
6 2 (3.57%) IT Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (60.71%) JSON
2 22 (39.29%) J2EE
2 22 (39.29%) Spring
3 21 (37.50%) .NET
4 18 (32.14%) Web Services
5 16 (28.57%) jQuery
6 15 (26.79%) RESTful
6 15 (26.79%) SOAP
7 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
8 10 (17.86%) HTML
9 8 (14.29%) REST
9 8 (14.29%) XSLT
10 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.71%) XML Schema
12 3 (5.36%) CSS
12 3 (5.36%) Regular Expression
12 3 (5.36%) WPF
13 2 (3.57%) HTML5
13 2 (3.57%) LDAP
13 2 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (14.29%) User Experience
3 5 (8.93%) LIMS
4 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.36%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.36%) Internet of Things
4 3 (5.36%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) API Development
3 15 (26.79%) Defect Management
3 15 (26.79%) SOA
4 14 (25.00%) Scrum
5 11 (19.64%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 11 (19.64%) SDLC
6 10 (17.86%) Kanban
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.93%) TDD
9 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.14%) ETL
9 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.36%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.36%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) Python
4 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.86%) Perl
6 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
7 8 (14.29%) C#
7 8 (14.29%) PHP
8 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.14%) C
9 4 (7.14%) C++
10 3 (5.36%) AWK
10 3 (5.36%) R
10 3 (5.36%) VB
11 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.57%) VBA
12 1 (1.79%) Erlang
12 1 (1.79%) Haskell
12 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.57%) Rancher
3 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.79%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Atlassian
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.79%) Siemens
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore