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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 45 27
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18  
Contract jobs citing XML 166 95 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.13% 3.80% 5.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.55% 14.39% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 63 89
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.14 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.29% -22.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £33.95 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 736 660 827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.63% 26.41% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 418 501
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 31
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the East of England

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in the East of England

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in the East of England

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in the East of England

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +16 85 £500 +76.99% 11
Cambridgeshire -2 22 £375 -17.12% 15
Hertfordshire -2 22 £413 -5.71% 17
Bedfordshire +7 21 £375 +7.14%
Norfolk +17 14 £400 -27.27% 3
Suffolk +5 2 - - 4
XML
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for XML.

1 158 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (45.78%) Java
3 140 (45.45%) HTML
3 140 (45.45%) TDD
3 140 (45.45%) JSON
4 131 (42.53%) JavaScript
5 121 (39.29%) Oracle
6 118 (38.31%) XSLT
7 107 (34.74%) SQL
8 86 (27.92%) CSS
9 78 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (23.05%) Middleware
10 71 (23.05%) MVC
11 70 (22.73%) Web Services
12 65 (21.10%) Jenkins
13 64 (20.78%) SOA
14 60 (19.48%) Finance
15 57 (18.51%) Maven
15 57 (18.51%) .NET
16 56 (18.18%) Unix
16 56 (18.18%) Spring
16 56 (18.18%) Scrum
17 55 (17.86%) Git (software)
18 54 (17.53%) RESTful
19 52 (16.88%) SAP
20 51 (16.56%) JUnit
20 51 (16.56%) C#
20 51 (16.56%) Manufacturing
21 49 (15.91%) OO
21 49 (15.91%) Business Intelligence

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 43 (13.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 39 (12.66%) Mule
3 38 (12.34%) Oracle Service Bus
4 34 (11.04%) WebLogic
5 33 (10.71%) WebSphere
6 21 (6.82%) JBoss
7 14 (4.55%) CMS
8 12 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (3.25%) IIS
10 10 (3.25%) SharePoint
11 9 (2.92%) Apache
12 5 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.62%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 4 (1.30%) Confluence
13 4 (1.30%) Skype for Business
14 3 (0.97%) Magnolia
14 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (2.92%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.65%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.65%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 39 (12.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (3.57%) Adobe Campaign
3 11 (3.57%) Unica
4 6 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (1.62%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.32%) Magento
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.32%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.32%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.42%) GitHub
2 15 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (1.62%) Boomi
4 5 (1.62%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.62%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.30%) Office 365
5 4 (1.30%) SaaS
5 4 (1.30%) Yammer
6 3 (0.97%) IaaS
6 3 (0.97%) PaaS
7 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.65%) Route 53
8 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.49%) HTTP
2 19 (6.17%) LDAP
3 9 (2.92%) SSL
4 4 (1.30%) VoIP
4 4 (1.30%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.97%) Internet
5 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.65%) DNS
6 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.65%) IMAP
6 2 (0.65%) SMTP
7 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.32%) NFC
7 1 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.32%) SMPP
7 1 (0.32%) SNMP
7 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.66%) MySQL
3 35 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 25 (8.12%) Oracle Database
5 17 (5.52%) MariaDB
6 16 (5.19%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (3.25%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.92%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.92%) Ingres
11 7 (2.27%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.62%) MarkLogic
13 5 (1.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 65 (21.10%) Jenkins
2 57 (18.51%) Maven
3 55 (17.86%) Git (software)
4 51 (16.56%) JUnit
5 30 (9.74%) Subversion
6 24 (7.79%) Mockito
7 19 (6.17%) Calabash
8 18 (5.84%) Gradle
9 17 (5.52%) SoapUI
10 16 (5.19%) Visual Studio
11 14 (4.55%) Eclipse
11 14 (4.55%) JIRA
12 13 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (4.22%) Xcode
13 10 (3.25%) NUnit
14 9 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (2.60%) Ant
15 8 (2.60%) PVCS
16 7 (2.27%) Moq
16 7 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 60 (19.48%) Finance
2 51 (16.56%) Manufacturing
3 41 (13.31%) Marketing
4 40 (12.99%) Telecoms
5 39 (12.66%) Electronics
6 13 (4.22%) Automotive
7 12 (3.90%) Retail
8 8 (2.60%) Publishing
9 7 (2.27%) Banking
10 5 (1.62%) Advertising
11 3 (0.97%) Legal
11 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.65%) Games
13 1 (0.32%) Back Office
13 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 215 (69.81%) Developer
2 59 (19.16%) Java Developer
3 45 (14.61%) Integration Developer
4 36 (11.69%) SOA Developer
5 32 (10.39%) Agile Developer
6 28 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 27 (8.77%) Analyst
8 23 (7.47%) Architect
9 22 (7.14%) Android Developer
10 20 (6.49%) C# Developer
11 16 (5.19%) iOS Developer
12 15 (4.87%) CRM Developer
12 15 (4.87%) Senior Developer
13 14 (4.55%) Technical Architect
14 13 (4.22%) Business Analyst
15 12 (3.90%) Author
15 12 (3.90%) Technical Author
16 11 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
16 11 (3.57%) Lead Developer
17 10 (3.25%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (45.45%) HTML
1 140 (45.45%) JSON
2 118 (38.31%) XSLT
3 86 (27.92%) CSS
4 71 (23.05%) Middleware
5 70 (22.73%) Web Services
6 57 (18.51%) .NET
7 56 (18.18%) Spring
8 54 (17.53%) RESTful
9 44 (14.29%) J2EE
10 43 (13.96%) jQuery
10 43 (13.96%) REST
11 42 (13.64%) HTML5
11 42 (13.64%) SOAP
12 39 (12.66%) Hibernate
12 39 (12.66%) JSP
13 37 (12.01%) Swagger
14 36 (11.69%) Apache Camel
15 35 (11.36%) WireMock
16 33 (10.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.96%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (12.34%) Mobile App
3 32 (10.39%) Animation
4 21 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.90%) User Experience
7 10 (3.25%) iPhone
8 8 (2.60%) DataPower
9 7 (2.27%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.95%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.62%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.62%) W3C
11 5 (1.62%) Web 2.0
12 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.97%) iPad
13 3 (0.97%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.65%) Life Science
14 2 (0.65%) NHS
14 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (18.18%) Unix
2 43 (13.96%) Linux
3 26 (8.44%) Android
4 21 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 20 (6.49%) Mac OS X
5 20 (6.49%) Windows
6 10 (3.25%) Solaris
7 6 (1.95%) VME
8 5 (1.62%) HPUX
9 4 (1.30%) AIX
9 4 (1.30%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (45.45%) TDD
3 78 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (23.05%) MVC
5 64 (20.78%) SOA
6 56 (18.18%) Scrum
7 49 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (15.91%) OO
8 39 (12.66%) Digital Marketing
8 39 (12.66%) Programme Management
9 35 (11.36%) UML
9 35 (11.36%) Web Development
10 33 (10.71%) Pair Programming
11 32 (10.39%) Test Automation
12 30 (9.74%) Configuration Management
13 29 (9.42%) Mentoring
14 27 (8.77%) OOD
15 25 (8.12%) BDD
15 25 (8.12%) Push Notifications
16 24 (7.79%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 141 (45.78%) Java
2 131 (42.53%) JavaScript
3 107 (34.74%) SQL
4 51 (16.56%) C#
5 41 (13.31%) XPath
6 31 (10.06%) PL/SQL
7 25 (8.12%) C++
8 17 (5.52%) Objective-C
9 16 (5.19%) C
10 15 (4.87%) Python
11 14 (4.55%) Groovy
12 12 (3.90%) PHP
13 10 (3.25%) Apple Swift
13 10 (3.25%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.92%) T-SQL
15 7 (2.27%) Scala
15 7 (2.27%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.30%) Perl
17 3 (0.97%) ES6
18 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (1.95%) Degree
1 6 (1.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) ISEB
4 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.32%) MCP
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.32%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.92%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.95%) SLA
4 4 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.97%) WAI
6 2 (0.65%) CDISC
6 2 (0.65%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.60%) Ansible
1 8 (2.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.97%) Puppet
2 3 (0.97%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.32%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 121 (39.29%) Oracle
2 52 (16.88%) SAP
3 42 (13.64%) WSO2
4 34 (11.04%) Microsoft
5 33 (10.71%) IBM
6 15 (4.87%) Adobe
7 6 (1.95%) Dell
7 6 (1.95%) Google
7 6 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.95%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.62%) BEA
8 5 (1.62%) Fujitsu
8 5 (1.62%) Omniture
8 5 (1.62%) Talend
9 4 (1.30%) Infor
10 3 (0.97%) FatWire
10 3 (0.97%) HP
10 3 (0.97%) webMethods
11 2 (0.65%) Telerik
11 2 (0.65%) VMware
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