The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 / Norfolk
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 34 27
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7  
Contract jobs citing XML 14 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 8.09% 0.47% 5.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.00% 1.16% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
Median daily rate £400 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £550 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Norfolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 40 86 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 23.12% 40.38% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 19
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Norfolk

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Norfolk over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Norfolk

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Norfolk

XML
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Norfolk 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
Norwich +12 11 £388 -29.54% 3
Thetford - 2 - -
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 Norfolk region with a requirement for XML.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) RESTful
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
5 6 (37.50%) User Stories
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) JSON
5 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (37.50%) XSLT
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 5 (31.25%) Java EE
6 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 5 (31.25%) MarkLogic
7 4 (25.00%) Xamarin
7 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) User Experience
7 4 (25.00%) Mobile App

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MarkLogic
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (25.00%) Appium
3 4 (25.00%) Calabash
3 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) Mockito
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) RESTful
3 6 (37.50%) JSON
3 6 (37.50%) XSLT
4 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 5 (31.25%) Java EE
4 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JMS
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 2 (12.50%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) User Stories
6 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Release Management
8 2 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP