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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 27 14 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs citing XML 8 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.81% 9.68% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.04% 34.43% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £353 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +0.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.65 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +4.71%
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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
57 61 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 27.14% 28.11% 46.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 69
Average daily rate £400 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +0.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 9 (42.86%) System Testing
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
7 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (33.33%) Ektron
7 7 (33.33%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) .NET
7 7 (33.33%) MVC
8 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (19.05%) TDD
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (19.05%) WCF
10 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle
10 4 (19.05%) Ant
10 4 (19.05%) JUnit
10 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
11 3 (14.29%) Gherkin

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) Ant
2 4 (19.05%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
5 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
5 1 (4.76%) NUnit
5 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) CppUnit
5 1 (4.76%) GoogleTest
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Development Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Development Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) webMethods Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) WCF
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
7 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (14.29%) LINQ
7 3 (14.29%) Spring
7 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 3 (14.29%) JAXB
8 2 (9.52%) WinForms
8 2 (9.52%) LAMP
8 2 (9.52%) XSD
9 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) System Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) OOD
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) COBOL
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Ektron
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) webMethods
5 1 (4.76%) Software AG