Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 21 October 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 > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 6 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.92% 4.25% 6.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.32% 14.96% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 27
Suffolk median daily rate £469 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +11.76% +14.48%
10th Percentile £451 £306 £200
90th Percentile £496 £513 £500
East of England median daily rate £463 £431 £375
% change year-on-year +7.25% +15.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate - - £8.50
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +101.61% -14.48% +6.27%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 95 127 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 30.35% 28.41% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 76 114
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.31% +9.06% +3.23%
10th Percentile £304 £303 £291
90th Percentile £495 £588 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Suffolk median hourly rate £43.25 - £8.50
10th Percentile £41.63 - £7.75
90th Percentile £44.88 - £12.85
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +15.28% -1.37% +5.04%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Suffolk

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Suffolk

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Suffolk

XML
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
Ipswich +6 4 £463 +48.00%
Bury St Edmunds -1 1 - -
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for XML.

1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Avro
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (50.00%) Data Ingestion
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) TDD

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
1 4 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Impala
3 2 (33.33%) Parquet
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Sqoop
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Neo4j
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Avro
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Kafka
3 2 (33.33%) PySpark
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) OSGi
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Data Ingestion
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (33.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle