Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 37 33
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 0
Contract jobs citing XML 33 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.94% 4.75% 4.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 15.98% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £322 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.78% -8.75% +9.59%
10th Percentile £281 £287 £293
90th Percentile £438 £508 £525
East of England median daily rate £495 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% +12.50% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.04 £62.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -47.14% +92.31% -10.96%

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 319 413 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.43% 29.73% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 216 179
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -0.66%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 12
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +11.11% -19.00%
10th Percentile £35.88 £18.68 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.03 £95.50 £47.43
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.57% +16.67% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 20 £415 +6.41% 11
Peterborough 0 10 £290 -10.77%
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 13 (39.39%) Python
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) Perl
5 8 (24.24%) Selenium
5 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
6 7 (21.21%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) Back Office
7 6 (18.18%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) XSLT
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle
8 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.15%) JIRA
8 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Content Management
8 5 (15.15%) Electronics
8 5 (15.15%) CMS
8 5 (15.15%) Computer Architecture
9 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (12.12%) Ansible
9 4 (12.12%) JMeter
9 4 (12.12%) Bioinformatics
9 4 (12.12%) Banking
9 4 (12.12%) Web Development
9 4 (12.12%) YAML

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 5 (15.15%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SPSS
2 2 (6.06%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.03%) SAP MDG
1 1 (3.03%) SAP MDM
1 1 (3.03%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.06%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) JMeter
4 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) GitLab
6 1 (3.03%) JBehave
6 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Back Office
3 5 (15.15%) Electronics
3 5 (15.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (12.12%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Multimedia
6 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Author
2 5 (15.15%) Technical Author
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (3.03%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) XSLT
4 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 4 (12.12%) SOAP
4 4 (12.12%) YAML
5 3 (9.09%) JSON
5 3 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.06%) iOS SDK
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.03%) CSS
7 1 (3.03%) EJB
7 1 (3.03%) J2EE
7 1 (3.03%) JSP
7 1 (3.03%) Spring
7 1 (3.03%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Vector Graphics
2 2 (6.06%) Verilog
2 2 (6.06%) VHDL
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
3 5 (15.15%) Computer Architecture
3 5 (15.15%) Content Management
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.12%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) ETL
4 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Analytics
5 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 9 (27.27%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.06%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) MISRA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Hyperion
2 2 (6.06%) Talend
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Informatica
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.03%) Pega
3 1 (3.03%) SAP