Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 July 2018 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 39 52
Rank change year-on-year -40 +13 -20
Contract jobs citing XML 21 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.35% 4.37% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.11% 16.77% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.45% +15.00%
10th Percentile £396 £288 £354
90th Percentile £775 £519 £575
East of England median daily rate £513 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +20.59% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.25 £40.00 £31.14
% change year-on-year -11.88% +28.47% -13.51%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 411 328 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.33% 26.05% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 226 160
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £246 £281
90th Percentile £558 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +257.14% -53.33%
10th Percentile £11.83 £19.25 £8.48
90th Percentile £56.25 £38.75 £31.55
East of England median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £33.60
% change year-on-year -9.33% +11.61% -7.31%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Hertfordshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Hertfordshire

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Hertfordshire

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Hertfordshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Watford -16 9 £650 +30.00% 7
Hemel Hempstead -6 8 £438 +2.94% 4
Hatfield 0 2 £400 - 1
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) C#
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) SOAP
6 7 (33.33%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (28.57%) RESTful
7 6 (28.57%) JSON
7 6 (28.57%) JIRA
7 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (28.57%) DevOps
7 6 (28.57%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) Internet
8 5 (23.81%) REST
9 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Ajax
9 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
9 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (19.05%) Retail
9 4 (19.05%) Unix

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Akamai
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) BGP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DMVPN
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) DWDM
2 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.52%) IGRP
2 2 (9.52%) IPsec
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) MPLS
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) OSPF
2 2 (9.52%) SNMP
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) Power BI
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) DB2
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.76%) Log4j
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Developer
3 2 (9.52%) ETL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Graduate
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 11 (52.38%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) SOAP
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) JSON
5 6 (28.57%) RESTful
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (19.05%) Ajax
7 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
8 3 (14.29%) .NET Core
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 3 (14.29%) Java EE
8 3 (14.29%) JAXB
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) JSP
8 3 (14.29%) JSTL
8 3 (14.29%) Servlets
9 2 (9.52%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) DataPower
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 3 (14.29%) DNA
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) Network Management
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) WCAG
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Mesos
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.76%) vRealize
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Arista
2 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) F5
2 2 (9.52%) hybris
2 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
2 2 (9.52%) Talend
2 2 (9.52%) Zscaler
3 1 (4.76%) Aruba
3 1 (4.76%) Blue Martini
3 1 (4.76%) Demandware
3 1 (4.76%) Elastic Path
3 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.76%) Meraki
3 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.76%) Tufin