Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 46 52
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing XML 30 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.84% 3.55% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.93% 15.34% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £413 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £288 £316 £342
90th Percentile £550 £521 £540
East of England median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -47.37% +36.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £15.00 £27.75
90th Percentile £11.50 £15.00 £29.25
East of England median hourly rate £34.04 £62.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -45.54% +101.61% -20.00%

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 433 326 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.56% 23.12% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 201 174
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £239 £256 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.67% -22.08% -8.05%
10th Percentile £18.90 £15.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £27.33
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +11.11% -8.86%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 13 £550 +10.00% 5
Hemel Hempstead 0 10 £463 +5.71% 1
Hatfield +2 3 £263 -34.38% 1
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) JIRA
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 13 (43.33%) .NET
5 12 (40.00%) Web Services
6 11 (36.67%) JSON
6 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) BDD
7 10 (33.33%) Talend
7 10 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 10 (33.33%) Data Migration
7 10 (33.33%) Reference Data
7 10 (33.33%) Data Mapping
7 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) TDD
7 10 (33.33%) Subversion
7 10 (33.33%) Migration
7 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle
7 10 (33.33%) ETL
7 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 10 (33.33%) CSS
8 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (10.00%) Confluence
1 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (6.67%) Akamai
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) BGP
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) DWDM
2 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.67%) IGRP
2 2 (6.67%) IPsec
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) MPLS
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) OSPF
2 2 (6.67%) SNMP
2 2 (6.67%) SSL
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.00%) MySQL
6 3 (10.00%) Power BI
6 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) JIRA
2 10 (33.33%) Subversion
3 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (10.00%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.00%) Back Office
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Data Migration Developer
2 10 (33.33%) ETL Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle ETL Developer
2 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Graduate
5 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 13 (43.33%) .NET
3 12 (40.00%) Web Services
4 11 (36.67%) JSON
5 10 (33.33%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 5 (16.67%) RESTful
8 5 (16.67%) SOAP
9 4 (13.33%) Ajax
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (13.33%) HTML5
9 4 (13.33%) jQuery
9 4 (13.33%) REST
10 3 (10.00%) .NET Core
11 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
11 2 (6.67%) LINQ
11 2 (6.67%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Reference Data
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (33.33%) BDD
3 10 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 10 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 10 (33.33%) ETL
3 10 (33.33%) Migration
3 10 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 10 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) CRM
8 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) WCAG
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.67%) Mesos
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
1 10 (33.33%) Talend
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Arista
3 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) F5
3 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
3 2 (6.67%) Zscaler
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) Aruba
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Meraki
4 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.33%) Tufin
4 1 (3.33%) VMware