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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 May 2022 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 111 50 68
Rank change year-on-year -61 +18 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 34 72 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 4.01% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.42% 19.51% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 45
10th Percentile £328 £393 £285
25th Percentile £406 £439 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.11% -0.10% -
75th Percentile £640 £550 £550
90th Percentile £698 £572 £604
England median daily rate £533 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
10th Percentile £48.13 - -
25th Percentile £49.81 - -
Median hourly rate £60.56 £50.72 £33.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.40% +53.70% -17.81%
75th Percentile £74.11 - -
90th Percentile £77.16 - -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £60.36 £50.50
% change year-on-year -19.64% +19.51% -8.18%

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 the East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 404 369 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.76% 20.56% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 231 447
10th Percentile £369 £300 £325
25th Percentile £425 £390 £383
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.13% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £609 £541 £531
90th Percentile £701 £625 £577
England median daily rate £570 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +14.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 8
10th Percentile - £13.06 £39.30
25th Percentile £48.50 £41.19 £44.25
Median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £52.75
Median % change year-on-year +27.78% -14.69% +5.50%
75th Percentile £75.25 £50.36 £66.00
90th Percentile £77.00 £56.50 £68.70
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £46.21
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.80% +2.68%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the East of England

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XML in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for XML in the East of England

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XML in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for XML in the East of England

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XML in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for XML in the East of England

XML
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing XML in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for XML in the East of England

XML
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex -10 16 £574 +17.20% 2
Hertfordshire -42 11 £380 -25.85% 6
Suffolk -7 3 £458 -23.75% 1
Cambridgeshire -32 3 £650 +51.16% 1
Bedfordshire -15 1 - - 3
XML
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for XML.

1 18 (52.94%) Agile
1 18 (52.94%) JSON
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Web Services
3 14 (41.18%) Social Skills
4 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 13 (38.24%) Azure
5 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 10 (29.41%) Microservices
5 10 (29.41%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
6 9 (26.47%) C#
6 9 (26.47%) REST
6 9 (26.47%) QA
7 8 (23.53%) AWS
7 8 (23.53%) DevOps
7 8 (23.53%) GitHub
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle
7 8 (23.53%) Spring
7 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (20.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 7 (20.59%) CI/CD
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.59%) .NET
8 7 (20.59%) jQuery
8 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
8 7 (20.59%) RESTful

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (14.71%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.94%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (2.94%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Azure
2 8 (23.53%) AWS
2 8 (23.53%) GitHub
3 5 (14.71%) GCP
4 3 (8.82%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.88%) Serverless
6 1 (2.94%) npm
6 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Intranet
1 3 (8.82%) SSH
1 3 (8.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) Power BI
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 6 (17.65%) Selenium
3 5 (14.71%) Gradle
3 5 (14.71%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) Grunt
4 3 (8.82%) Maven
4 3 (8.82%) Moq
4 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
4 3 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (8.82%) webpack
5 2 (5.88%) Postman
5 2 (5.88%) REST Assured
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (41.18%) Social Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Automotive
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Business Integration Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
5 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) JSON
2 14 (41.18%) Web Services
3 10 (29.41%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) REST
5 8 (23.53%) Spring
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) jQuery
6 7 (20.59%) RESTful
7 6 (17.65%) Ajax
7 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 6 (17.65%) HTML5
7 6 (17.65%) React
8 5 (14.71%) SOAP
8 5 (14.71%) WSDL
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (11.76%) Node.js
9 4 (11.76%) Sass
9 4 (11.76%) Spring Boot
9 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Cloud Native
2 3 (8.82%) Legacy Applications
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.88%) Biotechnology
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Debian
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile
2 10 (29.41%) Microservices
3 8 (23.53%) DevOps
3 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) CI/CD
4 7 (20.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.65%) CRM
5 6 (17.65%) Full Stack Development
5 6 (17.65%) MVC
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) SOA
6 5 (14.71%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (11.76%) ERP
7 4 (11.76%) Order Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) C++
5 6 (17.65%) TypeScript
6 5 (14.71%) Bash
7 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
8 3 (8.82%) AWK
8 3 (8.82%) Groovy
8 3 (8.82%) sed
8 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.88%) C
9 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.88%) Python
10 1 (2.94%) ES6
10 1 (2.94%) VB
10 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) HND
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) KVM
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Terraform
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Google
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Adobe
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) Dynatrace
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.94%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.94%) webMethods