Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 22 November 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 +13
Contract jobs citing XML 19 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.36% 4.17% 8.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.58% 15.38% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Watford median daily rate £500 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £444 £350
% change year-on-year -7.02% +26.75% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £28.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -47.37% +36.14% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 151 78 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 34.63% 27.08% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 32 36
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £280 £213 £294
90th Percentile £594 £499 £444
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
% change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Watford

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Watford

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Watford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XML in Watford

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for XML.

1 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) IBM
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) XSLT
3 10 (52.63%) JSON
3 10 (52.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (52.63%) Talend
4 9 (47.37%) WebSphere
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
6 6 (31.58%) Reference Data
6 6 (31.58%) Data Mapping
6 6 (31.58%) Database Tuning
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) DataPower
6 6 (31.58%) REST
6 6 (31.58%) Data Quality
6 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) SOAP
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (31.58%) Migration

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 9 (47.37%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) MQSeries
3 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.53%) SAP HCM
2 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Boomi
1 2 (10.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (26.32%) Eclipse
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
2 5 (26.32%) Log4j
2 5 (26.32%) Mockito
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
5 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) XML Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) XML Developer
7 1 (5.26%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) JSON
1 10 (52.63%) XSLT
2 7 (36.84%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (26.32%) EJB
4 5 (26.32%) J2EE
4 5 (26.32%) JDBC
4 5 (26.32%) JMS
4 5 (26.32%) JSP
4 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) XSD
5 4 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (21.05%) Apache Camel
5 4 (21.05%) Spring
5 4 (21.05%) Spring Boot
5 4 (21.05%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (31.58%) DataPower
1 6 (31.58%) Reference Data
2 2 (10.53%) AS400
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) HPUX
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Data Mapping
2 6 (31.58%) Data Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Database Tuning
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) API Development
3 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) RAD
4 4 (21.05%) Dependency Management
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) IBM
2 10 (52.63%) Talend
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) ATG
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Martini
5 1 (5.26%) Demandware
5 1 (5.26%) Elastic Path
5 1 (5.26%) hybris