Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 49 33
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 -10
Contract jobs citing XML 316 168 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.23% 3.48% 4.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.12% 13.07% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 95 151
East of England median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £254 £213
90th Percentile £600 £523 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 27
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £31.90 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.92% -11.39% +5.53%
10th Percentile £39.75 £30.35 £19.79
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.40 £41.30
England median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +11.11% +2.86%

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 1496 1285 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.48% 26.60% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 758 1029
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £295 £257 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 69
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £18.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.55 £49.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing XML as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Essex +41 172 £513 +70.83% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 71 £378 -5.63% 7
Hertfordshire -7 50 £425 -2.80% 15
Suffolk +4 8 £463 -
Bedfordshire -11 8 - - 2
Norfolk +4 6 £310 - 4
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 195 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (54.75%) JSON
3 147 (46.52%) TDD
4 142 (44.94%) Oracle
5 140 (44.30%) XSLT
6 129 (40.82%) Middleware
7 118 (37.34%) Maven
8 117 (37.03%) Java
9 111 (35.13%) Finance
10 109 (34.49%) SOA
11 98 (31.01%) SQL
12 96 (30.38%) Web Services
13 94 (29.75%) HTML
14 93 (29.43%) Manufacturing
15 92 (29.11%) JavaScript
16 90 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
17 88 (27.85%) SOAP
18 87 (27.53%) Marketing
19 86 (27.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 86 (27.22%) SAP
19 86 (27.22%) Electronics
19 86 (27.22%) Greenfield Project
20 85 (26.90%) Digital Marketing
21 83 (26.27%) Mule
21 83 (26.27%) Telecoms
22 82 (25.95%) Programme Management
23 81 (25.63%) WSO2
24 80 (25.32%) XPath
24 80 (25.32%) Apache Camel
25 77 (24.37%) Scrum

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 86 (27.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 83 (26.27%) Mule
3 75 (23.73%) Oracle Service Bus
4 31 (9.81%) JBoss
5 24 (7.59%) WebSphere
6 21 (6.65%) WebLogic
7 18 (5.70%) Tomcat
8 14 (4.43%) Confluence
8 14 (4.43%) SharePoint
9 13 (4.11%) CMS
10 8 (2.53%) IIS
11 6 (1.90%) Apache
11 6 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.58%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.95%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.95%) Mule ESB
14 1 (0.32%) Anypoint
14 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Doxygen
2 4 (1.27%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 9 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.63%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Maximo
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.33%) GitHub
2 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.22%) SaaS
3 6 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.58%) IaaS
4 5 (1.58%) PaaS
5 4 (1.27%) npm
6 2 (0.63%) Boomi
6 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.11%) HTTP
1 13 (4.11%) LDAP
2 11 (3.48%) SSL
3 9 (2.85%) Internet
4 6 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.27%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.27%) Wireless
6 3 (0.95%) VPN
6 3 (0.95%) WAN
7 2 (0.63%) SMS
8 1 (0.32%) DNS
8 1 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.32%) GPRS
8 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.32%) IMAP
8 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.32%) SMTP
8 1 (0.32%) SNMP
8 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.76%) MySQL
2 33 (10.44%) SQL Server
3 31 (9.81%) Relational Database
4 25 (7.91%) Oracle Database
5 17 (5.38%) RDBMS
6 15 (4.75%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.48%) Data Mining
8 11 (3.48%) Ingres
9 10 (3.16%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.22%) MariaDB
10 7 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.90%) Oracle OWB
11 6 (1.90%) SQLPlus
12 5 (1.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 118 (37.34%) Maven
2 50 (15.82%) JUnit
3 48 (15.19%) Git (software)
4 46 (14.56%) Jenkins
5 34 (10.76%) JIRA
6 31 (9.81%) SoapUI
7 19 (6.01%) Gradle
8 17 (5.38%) Subversion
9 15 (4.75%) Mockito
10 12 (3.80%) Ant
11 11 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (3.48%) Visual Studio
12 10 (3.16%) Eclipse
12 10 (3.16%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (2.85%) Calabash
13 9 (2.85%) JMeter
14 8 (2.53%) Android Studio
15 7 (2.22%) XMLSpy
16 6 (1.90%) Toad
16 6 (1.90%) Vagrant
General
1 111 (35.13%) Finance
2 93 (29.43%) Manufacturing
3 87 (27.53%) Marketing
4 86 (27.22%) Electronics
5 83 (26.27%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.48%) Retail
7 7 (2.22%) Automotive
8 6 (1.90%) Publishing
9 4 (1.27%) Games
10 3 (0.95%) Legal
11 2 (0.63%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 208 (65.82%) Developer
2 78 (24.68%) Integration Developer
3 63 (19.94%) Senior Developer
4 61 (19.30%) Agile Developer
5 58 (18.35%) SOA Developer
6 42 (13.29%) Analyst
6 42 (13.29%) Java Developer
7 32 (10.13%) Lead Developer
8 31 (9.81%) Senior Agile Developer
9 25 (7.91%) Business Analyst
10 18 (5.70%) Author
10 18 (5.70%) Technical Author
11 13 (4.11%) UI Developer
12 12 (3.80%) Consultant
13 9 (2.85%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.85%) Android Developer
13 9 (2.85%) Architect
13 9 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (2.85%) Technical Leader
13 9 (2.85%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (54.75%) JSON
2 140 (44.30%) XSLT
3 129 (40.82%) Middleware
4 96 (30.38%) Web Services
5 94 (29.75%) HTML
6 88 (27.85%) SOAP
7 80 (25.32%) Apache Camel
8 76 (24.05%) Swagger
9 75 (23.73%) WireMock
10 67 (21.20%) RESTful
11 56 (17.72%) CSS
12 52 (16.46%) .NET
13 50 (15.82%) REST
13 50 (15.82%) Spring
14 41 (12.97%) J2EE
15 37 (11.71%) jQuery
16 28 (8.86%) Ajax
16 28 (8.86%) HTML5
17 26 (8.23%) AngularJS
18 21 (6.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (27.22%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (8.23%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.06%) User Experience
4 13 (4.11%) Animation
4 13 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.85%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.53%) DataPower
6 8 (2.53%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.58%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.27%) iPhone
8 4 (1.27%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.95%) CMDB
9 3 (0.95%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.95%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.95%) LIMS
9 3 (0.95%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.61%) Linux
2 29 (9.18%) Unix
3 19 (6.01%) Windows
4 12 (3.80%) Solaris
5 11 (3.48%) Android
5 11 (3.48%) HPUX
6 7 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.90%) AIX
8 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (61.71%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (46.52%) TDD
3 109 (34.49%) SOA
4 90 (28.48%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (26.90%) Digital Marketing
6 82 (25.95%) Programme Management
7 77 (24.37%) Scrum
8 52 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (14.87%) UML
10 40 (12.66%) MVC
11 37 (11.71%) OO
12 35 (11.08%) Data Mapping
13 30 (9.49%) Data Integration
13 30 (9.49%) Data Modelling
14 28 (8.86%) API Development
15 23 (7.28%) Kanban
16 22 (6.96%) OOA/OOD
17 21 (6.65%) Test Automation
18 20 (6.33%) SDLC
19 19 (6.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 117 (37.03%) Java
2 98 (31.01%) SQL
3 92 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 80 (25.32%) XPath
5 33 (10.44%) PL/SQL
6 31 (9.81%) C#
7 29 (9.18%) Python
8 23 (7.28%) C
9 20 (6.33%) C++
10 18 (5.70%) Groovy
11 16 (5.06%) Perl
12 8 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.22%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.58%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.58%) PHP
14 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.27%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.27%) ES6
15 4 (1.27%) VB
15 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.22%) Degree
2 7 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.63%) HND
5 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.32%) MCP
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.53%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (2.53%) Docker
2 3 (0.95%) Firmware
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 6 (1.90%) Ansible
2 6 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.90%) Puppet
3 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.63%) Oozie
4 1 (0.32%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.32%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 142 (44.94%) Oracle
2 86 (27.22%) SAP
3 81 (25.63%) WSO2
4 19 (6.01%) IBM
5 16 (5.06%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.80%) Atlassian
7 10 (3.16%) Talend
8 9 (2.85%) CA
8 9 (2.85%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.90%) Altova
11 5 (1.58%) webMethods
12 4 (1.27%) Adobe
12 4 (1.27%) HP
13 3 (0.95%) Dell
13 3 (0.95%) Google
13 3 (0.95%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.63%) MuleSoft
14 2 (0.63%) Omniture
14 2 (0.63%) VMware