The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 12 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -18
Contract jobs citing XML 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.53% 4.17% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.00% 7.30% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
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£365 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 137 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.51% 57.08% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 80 35
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
XML
Hampshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Basingstoke region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (52.94%) Web Services
3 17 (50.00%) .NET
4 14 (41.18%) SOA
5 12 (35.29%) SOAP
5 12 (35.29%) Middleware
5 12 (35.29%) SoapUI
6 11 (32.35%) WebSphere
6 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
6 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
6 11 (32.35%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 11 (32.35%) Oracle
6 11 (32.35%) C#
6 11 (32.35%) Java
7 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (29.41%) XSLT
7 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 9 (26.47%) Linux
8 9 (26.47%) MVC
8 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
9 8 (23.53%) WCF
9 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (20.59%) jQuery
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (17.65%) IIS

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (32.35%) WebSphere
2 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (17.65%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) ATM
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.88%) DB2
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.82%) JUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.94%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Test Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Server Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Web Services
2 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 12 (35.29%) SOAP
3 12 (35.29%) Middleware
4 10 (29.41%) XSLT
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 8 (23.53%) WCF
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (20.59%) jQuery
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 6 (17.65%) HTML
8 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.76%) JSON
9 4 (11.76%) CSS
10 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (5.88%) REST
11 2 (5.88%) Apache Axis
11 2 (5.88%) LINQ
11 2 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) iSeries
2 1 (2.94%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (2.94%) W3C
2 1 (2.94%) HACMP
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Derivative
2 1 (2.94%) Life Science
2 1 (2.94%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) UNIX
5 4 (11.76%) AIX
5 4 (11.76%) Solaris
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) SUSE
7 1 (2.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) SOA
2 9 (26.47%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
4 5 (14.71%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) System Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Scalability Testing
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
1 11 (32.35%) C#
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) C
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) Korn
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Jython
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) WAI
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (2.94%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (2.94%) WMI
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Software AG
4 2 (5.88%) ESRI
4 2 (5.88%) Endeca
4 2 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) Coremetrics
4 2 (5.88%) Ektron
4 2 (5.88%) webMethods
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) hybris
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 23 hours ago