The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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 24 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
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 27 13
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14  
Contract jobs citing XML 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 8.73% 0.65% 5.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.43% 1.39% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Median daily rate £388 £550 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.54% +61.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £550 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £396
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 £33.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +19.40% -10.54%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 35 72 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 27.78% 46.45% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 48 8
Median daily rate £350 £390 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +14.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +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 Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich 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 Norwich

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Norwich

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Norwich over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Norwich

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Norwich

For the 6 months to 24 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 Norwich region with a requirement for XML.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) RESTful
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) User Stories
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) MarkLogic
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) Java EE
5 5 (38.46%) JSON
5 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) XSLT
6 4 (30.77%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) Publishing
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 4 (30.77%) User Experience
6 4 (30.77%) SDLC
6 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (23.08%) Calabash
7 3 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MarkLogic
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (23.08%) Appium
3 3 (23.08%) Calabash
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) Mockito
3 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) RESTful
2 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 5 (38.46%) Java EE
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XSLT
4 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) JMS
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Flex
5 2 (15.38%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (15.38%) LESS
5 2 (15.38%) React
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
5 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) User Stories
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (30.77%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) SDLC
6 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 3 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Release Management
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft