Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 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
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 80 67
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 -30
Contract jobs citing XML 54 69 129
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.34% 2.23% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.07% 9.09% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 97
10th Percentile £400 £236 £304
25th Percentile £450 £338 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £435 £475
Median % change year-on-year +14.83% -8.42% -5.00%
75th Percentile £524 £550 £550
90th Percentile £550 £631 £600
England median daily rate £498 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.80% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
10th Percentile £51.35 " £17.48
25th Percentile £52.29 " £17.81
Median hourly rate £54.86 £33.00 £40.15
Median % change year-on-year +66.24% -17.81% -10.78%
75th Percentile £58.43 " £64.27
90th Percentile £59.97 " £66.21
England median hourly rate £55.00 £49.43 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.28% +9.83% +9.76%

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 336 759 991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.77% 24.48% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 511 630
10th Percentile £308 £325 £312
25th Percentile £388 £381 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £525
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 23
10th Percentile £38.94 £35.70 £20.80
25th Percentile £41.38 £39.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £52.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.12% -15.24% +39.00%
75th Percentile £50.54 £49.88 £66.81
90th Percentile £56.95 £56.85 "
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.09
% change year-on-year -2.17% +4.33% +8.20%

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 12 April 2021.

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
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 12 April 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
Hertfordshire +40 35 £488 +116.67% 10
Essex -8 14 £500 -4.86% 4
Cambridgeshire +24 3 - - 11
Suffolk +11 1 £600 +50.00% 1
Norfolk +6 1 £375 +92.31% 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for XML.

1 29 (53.70%) JSON
2 27 (50.00%) Oracle
3 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (37.04%) Java
5 19 (35.19%) SQL
6 14 (25.93%) Docker
6 14 (25.93%) Kubernetes
7 13 (24.07%) MySQL
8 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 12 (22.22%) HTML
8 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 12 (22.22%) Open Source
8 12 (22.22%) Cloud Native
9 11 (20.37%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (20.37%) Prometheus
9 11 (20.37%) Cloudify
9 11 (20.37%) OASIS TOSCA
9 11 (20.37%) Mirantis
9 11 (20.37%) LXC
9 11 (20.37%) Software-Defined Networking
9 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
9 11 (20.37%) Grafana
9 11 (20.37%) YAML
9 11 (20.37%) SGSN
9 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) KVM
9 11 (20.37%) Spine.js
9 11 (20.37%) Juju
9 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (20.37%) OpenStack

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 11 (20.37%) OpenStack
2 8 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.56%) Confluence
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) CMS
5 2 (3.70%) IBM Domino
5 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.85%) JBoss
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.70%) Magento
3 1 (1.85%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.26%) Power Platform
3 4 (7.41%) Azure
4 3 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.85%) GitHub
5 1 (1.85%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) 3GPP
1 11 (20.37%) SGSN
1 11 (20.37%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (3.70%) FTP
2 2 (3.70%) RTP
2 2 (3.70%) SNMP
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) MySQL
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (14.81%) Amazon Aurora
4 5 (9.26%) Data Lake
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (9.26%) Power BI
5 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.70%) Impala
6 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.70%) Parquet
6 2 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.70%) Spotfire
6 2 (3.70%) Tableau
7 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.56%) Selenium
4 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.70%) Gradle
5 2 (3.70%) Maven
5 2 (3.70%) REST Assured
6 1 (1.85%) Appium
6 1 (1.85%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.85%) Moq
6 1 (1.85%) MSTest
6 1 (1.85%) Postman
6 1 (1.85%) TestRail
6 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
1 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Database Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Analytics Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Writer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) JSON
2 12 (22.22%) HTML
3 11 (20.37%) Spine.js
3 11 (20.37%) YAML
4 9 (16.67%) CSS
4 9 (16.67%) J2EE
4 9 (16.67%) JSP
4 9 (16.67%) SOAP
4 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 9 (16.67%) XSLT
5 8 (14.81%) RESTful
5 8 (14.81%) Servlets
5 8 (14.81%) XML Schema
6 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
6 7 (12.96%) REST
7 6 (11.11%) HTML5
8 4 (7.41%) .NET
9 3 (5.56%) EDI
9 3 (5.56%) WinForms
10 2 (3.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Cloud Native
2 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.37%) Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) Kindle
3 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.70%) VSAM
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.85%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.85%) CentOS
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Open Source
3 10 (18.52%) UML
4 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.96%) Analytics
5 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.11%) Data Strategy
6 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (11.11%) ETL
6 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.26%) Workflow
8 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.37%) PL/SQL
5 6 (11.11%) C#
6 5 (9.26%) C
6 5 (9.26%) C++
6 5 (9.26%) Java 8
7 4 (7.41%) Python
8 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.85%) Groovy
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
9 1 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) Scala
9 1 (1.85%) SHACL
9 1 (1.85%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) OASIS TOSCA
2 6 (11.11%) QA
3 5 (9.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Docker
2 11 (20.37%) KVM
2 11 (20.37%) LXC
2 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.70%) HDFS
5 1 (1.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Kubernetes
2 11 (20.37%) Cloudify
2 11 (20.37%) Docker Swarm
2 11 (20.37%) Grafana
2 11 (20.37%) Juju
2 11 (20.37%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.85%) Oozie
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Cisco
2 11 (20.37%) Ericsson
2 11 (20.37%) Juniper
2 11 (20.37%) Mirantis
2 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.67%) Serena
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.70%) Apple
6 2 (3.70%) Canon
6 2 (3.70%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.70%) hybris
6 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.70%) Samsung
6 2 (3.70%) Twitter
6 2 (3.70%) Xerox
7 1 (1.85%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.85%) StreamSets