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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11  
Contract jobs citing XML 22 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.52% 3.26% 5.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.67% 18.42% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 12
Median daily rate £413 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year +21.21% -11.88%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 150 114 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.00% 17.67% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 75 122
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Watford -6 6 £500 +23.07% 8
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 - 2
Stevenage - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £475 - 3
Hatfield - 1 £400 - 1
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 37 (72.55%) JavaScript
2 27 (52.94%) .NET
3 24 (47.06%) JSON
4 23 (45.10%) C#
5 22 (43.14%) SQL
5 22 (43.14%) Java
6 21 (41.18%) HTML
7 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
7 19 (37.25%) CSS
7 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (33.33%) Web Services
9 15 (29.41%) jQuery
9 15 (29.41%) RESTful
10 14 (27.45%) XSLT
11 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
12 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
12 11 (21.57%) OO
12 11 (21.57%) IBM
12 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
12 11 (21.57%) REST
12 11 (21.57%) WebSphere
13 10 (19.61%) WCF
13 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
13 10 (19.61%) TDD
13 10 (19.61%) API Development
14 9 (17.65%) MVC
14 9 (17.65%) CRM
14 9 (17.65%) SOAP
14 9 (17.65%) IBM Integration Bus
14 9 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM

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 (21.57%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) CMS
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.88%) Magnolia
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.80%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.96%) Magento
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Boomi
1 5 (9.80%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.96%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) VoIP
1 4 (7.84%) Wireshark
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) SSL
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.92%) IMAP
3 2 (3.92%) SMTP
4 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.96%) SNMP
4 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.96%) DB2
6 1 (1.96%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.73%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.84%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.88%) Grunt
5 3 (5.88%) gulp
5 3 (5.88%) Xcode
6 2 (3.92%) Appium
6 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.92%) FxCop
6 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.92%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) Moq
6 2 (3.92%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.92%) StyleCop
6 2 (3.92%) Subversion
6 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (13.73%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.73%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Integration Developer
6 5 (9.80%) iOS Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Android Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Architect
7 4 (7.84%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) CRM Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (7.84%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Lead .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) .NET
2 24 (47.06%) JSON
3 21 (41.18%) HTML
4 19 (37.25%) CSS
5 17 (33.33%) Web Services
6 15 (29.41%) jQuery
6 15 (29.41%) RESTful
7 14 (27.45%) XSLT
8 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET
9 11 (21.57%) REST
10 10 (19.61%) WCF
11 9 (17.65%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (17.65%) SOAP
12 8 (15.69%) Ajax
12 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
13 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
14 6 (11.76%) HTML5
14 6 (11.76%) LINQ
14 6 (11.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (15.69%) DataPower
2 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) W3C
3 3 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.84%) Android
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Debian
5 1 (1.96%) HPUX
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) OO
3 10 (19.61%) API Development
3 10 (19.61%) TDD
4 9 (17.65%) CRM
4 9 (17.65%) MVC
4 9 (17.65%) Open Source
5 8 (15.69%) DevOps
6 7 (13.73%) BDD
6 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.73%) Wireframes
7 6 (11.76%) SOLID
8 5 (9.80%) iOS Development
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.80%) Refactoring
8 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.84%) Release Management
9 4 (7.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) JavaScript
2 23 (45.10%) C#
3 22 (43.14%) Java
3 22 (43.14%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) Objective-C
5 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) VBScript
8 1 (1.96%) AWK
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) sed
8 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.88%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (5.88%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.96%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) IBM
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) Dell
3 6 (11.76%) SAP
4 4 (7.84%) Talend
5 2 (3.92%) Apple
5 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.92%) Telerik
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) hybris
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
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