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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
East of England / Suffolk
Rank - 24 11
Contract jobs citing XML 0 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 1.60% 9.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 10.34% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Median daily rate - £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 50 29 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 28.41% 15.51% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 42
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Suffolk

XML
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) SSADM
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Drools
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

XML
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Drools
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) SSADM
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle