The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 27 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 4 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.98% 5.34% 4.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% 25.00% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£600 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
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Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 44 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 25.25% 21.36% 52.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 56
Average daily rate £365 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
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 7 July 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) JUnit
6 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Ant
7 4 (25.00%) JAXB
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (25.00%) Maven
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (25.00%) System Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
7 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) Gerrit
8 3 (18.75%) SailPoint

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Gerrit
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) JAXB
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) SailPoint
4 3 (18.75%) SPML
4 3 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) JDBC
4 3 (18.75%) JSP
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) Struts
5 2 (12.50%) XSD
5 2 (12.50%) JMS
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (18.75%) CA
2 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) webMethods
3 2 (12.50%) Ektron
4 1 (6.25%) Software AG