Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 70 50
Rank change year-on-year +32 -20 -16
Contract jobs citing XML 2 5 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.51% 0.55% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 2.44% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £500 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.84% -3.29%
10th Percentile £470 £330 £297
90th Percentile £530 £400 £628
East of England median daily rate £500 £400 £479
% change year-on-year +25.00% -16.45% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £54.86 - £25.54

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 82 205 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.97% 22.48% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 142 153
Median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £270 £349 £265
90th Percentile £733 £638 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +0.11% -0.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.60% +11.25% -1.84%
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +21.88%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Cambridgeshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XML in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for XML in Cambridgeshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XML in Cambridgeshire.

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 5 March 2021. 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 +30 2 £500 +25.00% 1
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA