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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / East of England
Rank 25 37 22
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15  
Contract jobs citing XML 142 112 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.67% 4.56% 7.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.76% 18.04% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 59 91
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.55 £34.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +3.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £18.48 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.75 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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 624 621 753
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.30% 25.27% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 374 426
Median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 25
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 March 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 0 70 £450 +28.57% 8
Cambridgeshire +13 30 £325 -13.33% 9
Hertfordshire +3 28 £425 +4.61% 11
Bedfordshire +5 12 £300 -15.49% 1
Norfolk 0 2 £425 +60.37% 5
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 119 (50.21%) Java
2 114 (48.10%) HTML
3 111 (46.84%) JavaScript
4 86 (36.29%) Oracle
5 85 (35.86%) JSON
6 83 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (34.60%) TDD
8 79 (33.33%) XSLT
9 75 (31.65%) SQL
10 66 (27.85%) CSS
11 54 (22.78%) MVC
12 53 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (20.25%) .NET
14 46 (19.41%) Unix
15 43 (18.14%) C#
16 40 (16.88%) OO
16 40 (16.88%) Web Services
17 37 (15.61%) Spring
17 37 (15.61%) RESTful
17 37 (15.61%) Jenkins
18 36 (15.19%) JUnit
19 35 (14.77%) REST
20 34 (14.35%) SAP
20 34 (14.35%) J2EE
20 34 (14.35%) SQL Server
20 34 (14.35%) Finance
20 34 (14.35%) Scrum
21 33 (13.92%) JSP
21 33 (13.92%) E-Commerce
22 32 (13.50%) Git (software)

XML
Top Related 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 27 (11.39%) WebLogic
1 27 (11.39%) WebSphere
2 13 (5.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (3.38%) JBoss
4 8 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.95%) IIS
5 7 (2.95%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.11%) Apache
8 4 (1.69%) Mule
9 3 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.27%) CMS
9 3 (1.27%) Confluence
9 3 (1.27%) SAS
9 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.84%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 16 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.80%) Doxygen
3 3 (1.27%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) MS Office
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (9.28%) Adobe Campaign
1 22 (9.28%) Unica
2 15 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (5.06%) SAP HR
4 5 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (2.11%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (2.11%) SAP HCM
4 5 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.84%) Magento
5 2 (0.84%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.42%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.70%) GitHub
2 14 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.06%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.38%) Office 365
4 8 (3.38%) Yammer
5 5 (2.11%) Boomi
5 5 (2.11%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Route 53
6 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.38%) HTTP
2 7 (2.95%) LDAP
3 4 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.69%) VoIP
3 4 (1.69%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.27%) SSL
5 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) NFC
6 1 (0.42%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.81%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.59%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (7.17%) MySQL
4 17 (7.17%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.91%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.22%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.95%) MariaDB
8 7 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.11%) Data Mart
10 5 (2.11%) DB2
10 5 (2.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (15.61%) Jenkins
2 36 (15.19%) JUnit
3 32 (13.50%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.75%) JIRA
5 15 (6.33%) Eclipse
5 15 (6.33%) Gradle
5 15 (6.33%) Subversion
6 12 (5.06%) Calabash
6 12 (5.06%) LSMW
6 12 (5.06%) Xcode
7 11 (4.64%) Maven
8 10 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (4.22%) Mockito
8 10 (4.22%) Moq
8 10 (4.22%) NUnit
9 9 (3.80%) Ant
9 9 (3.80%) Selenium
10 8 (3.38%) PVCS
10 8 (3.38%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (14.35%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Retail
3 13 (5.49%) Automotive
3 13 (5.49%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.38%) Banking
5 7 (2.95%) Marketing
6 6 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.11%) Electronics
7 5 (2.11%) Publishing
8 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.27%) Advertising
10 2 (0.84%) Legal
11 1 (0.42%) Games
11 1 (0.42%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 156 (65.82%) Developer
2 48 (20.25%) Java Developer
3 34 (14.35%) C# Developer
4 31 (13.08%) .NET Developer
5 26 (10.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (10.13%) Architect
6 24 (10.13%) XML Developer
7 19 (8.02%) Android Developer
7 19 (8.02%) XML XSLT Developer
8 16 (6.75%) Analyst
9 15 (6.33%) CRM Developer
9 15 (6.33%) iOS Developer
10 11 (4.64%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.80%) Applications Support
11 9 (3.80%) Author
11 9 (3.80%) Integration Developer
11 9 (3.80%) Technical Author
12 8 (3.38%) Data Migration Specialist
12 8 (3.38%) Migration Specialist
12 8 (3.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (48.10%) HTML
2 85 (35.86%) JSON
3 79 (33.33%) XSLT
4 66 (27.85%) CSS
5 48 (20.25%) .NET
6 40 (16.88%) Web Services
7 37 (15.61%) RESTful
7 37 (15.61%) Spring
8 35 (14.77%) REST
9 34 (14.35%) J2EE
10 33 (13.92%) JSP
11 26 (10.97%) Hibernate
11 26 (10.97%) HTML5
11 26 (10.97%) SOAP
12 23 (9.70%) Ajax
13 22 (9.28%) Core Animation
13 22 (9.28%) Core Data
14 21 (8.86%) jQuery
15 20 (8.44%) Middleware
15 20 (8.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.24%) Mobile App
2 26 (10.97%) Animation
3 18 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.22%) Data Structures
5 10 (4.22%) iPhone
6 8 (3.38%) DataPower
7 7 (2.95%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.95%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.95%) User Experience
8 4 (1.69%) Contactless
8 4 (1.69%) EMV
8 4 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.27%) Life Science
9 3 (1.27%) RIA
10 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.84%) iPad
10 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.41%) Unix
2 28 (11.81%) Linux
3 19 (8.02%) Android
4 16 (6.75%) Apple iOS
5 13 (5.49%) Windows
6 6 (2.53%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.53%) VME
7 5 (2.11%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (34.60%) TDD
3 54 (22.78%) MVC
4 53 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (16.88%) OO
6 34 (14.35%) Scrum
7 33 (13.92%) E-Commerce
8 31 (13.08%) CRM
9 29 (12.24%) Pair Programming
10 24 (10.13%) OOD
10 24 (10.13%) Web Development
11 23 (9.70%) B2C
11 23 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (9.70%) Configuration Management
11 23 (9.70%) Push Notifications
12 22 (9.28%) OOA/OOD
12 22 (9.28%) SOA
13 20 (8.44%) DevOps
13 20 (8.44%) Mentoring
14 19 (8.02%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (50.21%) Java
2 111 (46.84%) JavaScript
3 75 (31.65%) SQL
4 43 (18.14%) C#
5 24 (10.13%) PHP
6 21 (8.86%) C++
6 21 (8.86%) PL/SQL
7 16 (6.75%) Objective-C
8 11 (4.64%) Python
9 10 (4.22%) Apple Swift
9 10 (4.22%) C
10 6 (2.53%) Groovy
10 6 (2.53%) VBScript
11 5 (2.11%) Scala
11 5 (2.11%) XPath
12 3 (1.27%) R
12 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.42%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.53%) Degree
3 6 (2.53%) ISEB
4 5 (2.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.84%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.42%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.95%) QA
1 7 (2.95%) SLA
2 5 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.27%) CDISC
3 3 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.84%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.84%) WAI
5 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (4.22%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
4 1 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (3.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.84%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (36.29%) Oracle
2 34 (14.35%) SAP
3 29 (12.24%) IBM
4 24 (10.13%) Adobe
5 15 (6.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.22%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.38%) Infor
8 7 (2.95%) BEA
9 6 (2.53%) Teradata
10 5 (2.11%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.11%) Dell
10 5 (2.11%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.27%) Northgate
11 3 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.27%) WSO2
12 2 (0.84%) Apple
12 2 (0.84%) HP
12 2 (0.84%) hybris
12 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
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