Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 49 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -15
Contract jobs citing XML 50 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.20% 3.28% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.19% 14.38% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £437 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +24.86% -3.45%
10th Percentile £326 £259 £213
90th Percentile £579 £495 £485
East of England median daily rate £474 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.38% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £28.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.37% +36.14% -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £31.90 £36.00
% change year-on-year +95.92% -11.39% +5.53%

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 379 313 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.28% 22.83% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 184 208
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Watford +4 20 £500 +35.59% 5
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £425 -4.23% 2
Stevenage - 3 - -
Hatfield -6 2 £400 -30.43% 1
Hitchin +4 1 £440 +18.92%
Rickmansworth -5 1 £345 -23.33% 1
Hertford - 1 £325 - 1
Cheshunt - 1 £325 -
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (46.00%) .NET
4 20 (40.00%) Java
5 19 (38.00%) JSON
6 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (32.00%) CSS
8 16 (32.00%) C#
8 16 (32.00%) HTML
9 15 (30.00%) XSLT
9 15 (30.00%) IBM
10 14 (28.00%) Oracle
11 12 (24.00%) Web Services
11 12 (24.00%) REST
12 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
12 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
12 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
12 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
12 11 (22.00%) OO
12 11 (22.00%) MVC
13 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.00%) SOAP
13 10 (20.00%) WCF
13 10 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
13 10 (20.00%) Talend
14 9 (18.00%) RESTful
14 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (18.00%) Linux
14 9 (18.00%) 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 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
3 5 (10.00%) Apache
3 5 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.00%) CMS
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.00%) Magento
3 1 (2.00%) Maximo
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Boomi
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.00%) IMAP
2 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.00%) SMTP
2 1 (2.00%) SNMP
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (12.00%) SQLPlus
5 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.00%) DB2
8 1 (2.00%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (14.00%) Maven
3 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (12.00%) Toad
4 6 (12.00%) XMLSpy
5 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (10.00%) JUnit
5 5 (10.00%) Log4j
5 5 (10.00%) Mockito
5 5 (10.00%) Subversion
6 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.00%) FxCop
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Moq
6 3 (6.00%) ReSharper
6 3 (6.00%) StyleCop
7 2 (4.00%) Gradle
7 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Games
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Integration Developer
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (6.00%) CRM Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) .NET
2 19 (38.00%) JSON
3 16 (32.00%) CSS
3 16 (32.00%) HTML
4 15 (30.00%) XSLT
5 12 (24.00%) REST
5 12 (24.00%) Web Services
6 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (20.00%) SOAP
7 10 (20.00%) WCF
8 9 (18.00%) RESTful
9 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (16.00%) IBM Integration Bus
9 8 (16.00%) jQuery
10 7 (14.00%) JMS
10 7 (14.00%) Spring
10 7 (14.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (12.00%) J2EE
11 6 (12.00%) JDBC
11 6 (12.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.00%) DataPower
2 6 (12.00%) Reference Data
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) AS400
4 2 (4.00%) W3C
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
1 9 (18.00%) Unix
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) HPUX
2 5 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Debian
3 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) MVC
2 11 (22.00%) OO
3 9 (18.00%) TDD
4 8 (16.00%) API Development
4 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Data Mapping
6 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.00%) Database Tuning
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) CRM
7 5 (10.00%) DevOps
7 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 5 (10.00%) RAD
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.00%) Java
4 16 (32.00%) C#
5 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.00%) VBScript
8 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.00%) Perl
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 2 (4.00%) VB
9 1 (2.00%) AWK
9 1 (2.00%) Python
9 1 (2.00%) RPG
9 1 (2.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (2.00%) ThinApp
2 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) IBM
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) Talend
4 6 (12.00%) Altova
5 4 (8.00%) SAP
6 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (6.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (4.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.00%) Apple
8 1 (2.00%) ATG
8 1 (2.00%) Blue Martini
8 1 (2.00%) Demandware
8 1 (2.00%) Elastic Path
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) hybris
8 1 (2.00%) Telerik