The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs citing XML 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.15% 4.00% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 16.67% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £275 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +38.46%  
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 Peterborough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 19 24 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 20.43% 24.00% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
Median daily rate £300 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £461 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
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 Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Peterborough

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Peterborough

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 Peterborough region with a requirement for XML.

1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
1 1 (33.33%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center