The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for XForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XForms over the 3 months to 27 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.

XForms
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XForms 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £411 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XForms 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 15079 15377 15197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10829 10153
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 197 188 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

XForms
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XForms in the UK

XForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XForms in the UK

XForms
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XForms within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 - 14 £411 -
London - 12 £411 -
City of London - 7 £405 -
East of England - 2 £425 -
Norfolk - 2 £425 -
Norwich - 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XForms 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 XForms.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (82.35%) XSLT
2 14 (82.35%) MarkLogic
3 13 (76.47%) REST
3 13 (76.47%) SOAP
4 12 (70.59%) JUnit
4 12 (70.59%) MySQL
4 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (70.59%) TDD
4 12 (70.59%) Spring
4 12 (70.59%) Java EE
4 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
4 12 (70.59%) Release Management
4 12 (70.59%) Mockito
5 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
5 10 (58.82%) BDD
5 10 (58.82%) SDLC
5 10 (58.82%) Subversion
6 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
6 9 (52.94%) Finance
6 9 (52.94%) OO
6 9 (52.94%) JMS
6 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
6 9 (52.94%) User Stories
6 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
6 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
6 9 (52.94%) Waterfall

XForms
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) OpenText Process Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) MarkLogic
2 12 (70.59%) MySQL
3 9 (52.94%) NoSQL
3 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) JUnit
1 12 (70.59%) Mockito
2 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 10 (58.82%) Subversion
2 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Publishing
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (82.35%) XSLT
3 13 (76.47%) REST
3 13 (76.47%) SOAP
4 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
4 12 (70.59%) Java EE
4 12 (70.59%) Spring
5 9 (52.94%) JMS
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Release Management
1 12 (70.59%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) BDD
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 9 (52.94%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (52.94%) OO
3 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 9 (52.94%) User Stories
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Code Coverage
4 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared