The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SGML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SGML over the 3 months to 22 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.

Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 643 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 -  
Contract jobs citing SGML 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.95 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.95 -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15082 15298 15416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.18% 28.37% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10422 10796 10312
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 179 206
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

SGML
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SGML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SGML in the UK

SGML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SGML in the UK

SGML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SGML in the UK

SGML
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SGML within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +46 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SGML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SGML.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (50.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements

SGML
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (50.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Author
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft