The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 41 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing XML 90 73 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.23% 3.57% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.11% 13.70% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 49
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +5.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £33.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -3.64%
XML
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
526 533 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.72% 26.08% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 303 323
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Average hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

XML
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +7 14 £328 +40.33%
Southampton +1 12 £375 -6.25% 2
Farnborough - 8 £396 -
Basingstoke -17 6 £490 +34.24% 1
Winchester -11 4 £438 -5.71% 2
Aldershot - 2 £400 -
Portsmouth -2 1 £375 +7.14% 3
Liphook - 1 £275 -
XML
South East

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 55 (36.42%) Security Cleared
2 51 (33.77%) SQL
3 50 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (31.79%) HTML
5 45 (29.80%) Java
5 45 (29.80%) SC Cleared
6 43 (28.48%) Web Services
6 43 (28.48%) Microsoft
7 42 (27.81%) Windows
8 37 (24.50%) REST
9 36 (23.84%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (22.52%) Oracle
11 33 (21.85%) SOAP
12 32 (21.19%) JSON
13 30 (19.87%) ITIL
14 29 (19.21%) Linux
15 27 (17.88%) PowerShell
16 26 (17.22%) JavaScript
16 26 (17.22%) SOA
17 24 (15.89%) Scrum
17 24 (15.89%) WSDL
17 24 (15.89%) VBScript
18 23 (15.23%) OO
18 23 (15.23%) Active Directory
19 22 (14.57%) XSD
19 22 (14.57%) TDD
19 22 (14.57%) High Availability
20 21 (13.91%) Jenkins
20 21 (13.91%) MCITP
20 21 (13.91%) MCSA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (10.60%) JBoss
2 12 (7.95%) Apache
3 11 (7.28%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.64%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.99%) CMS
6 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.99%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.32%) IIS
7 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.66%) Drupal
8 1 (0.66%) JCAPS
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Office
2 4 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Magento
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.66%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.92%) Internet
2 8 (5.30%) HTTP
3 7 (4.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.31%) Firewall
5 4 (2.65%) Intranet
5 4 (2.65%) LAN
5 4 (2.65%) WAN
6 3 (1.99%) LDAP
6 3 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.32%) X.400
7 2 (1.32%) X.500
8 1 (0.66%) Network Security
8 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.66%) Wireless
8 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.66%) FTP
8 1 (0.66%) DNS
8 1 (0.66%) SAN
8 1 (0.66%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) Relational Database
2 15 (9.93%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.95%) MySQL
4 11 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (2.65%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (2.65%) Lumira
8 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.65%) Xcelsius
9 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.99%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.99%) Big Data
9 3 (1.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 21 (13.91%) Jenkins
2 19 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.58%) Subversion
3 17 (11.26%) JUnit
3 17 (11.26%) Selenium
4 16 (10.60%) Maven
5 13 (8.61%) PHPUnit
6 11 (7.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (7.28%) FindBugs
6 11 (7.28%) Gradle
6 11 (7.28%) Checkstyle
7 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.97%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (3.97%) Ant
9 4 (2.65%) ClearCase
9 4 (2.65%) ClearQuest
9 4 (2.65%) Gerrit
10 3 (1.99%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (8.61%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Military
3 5 (3.31%) Automotive
4 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.99%) Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
7 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (46.36%) Developer
2 25 (16.56%) Analyst
3 16 (10.60%) Wintel Engineer
4 12 (7.95%) Test Analyst
4 12 (7.95%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.62%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (6.62%) PHP Developer
7 8 (5.30%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.30%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.30%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.64%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.64%) Consultant
8 7 (4.64%) Designer
9 5 (3.31%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.31%) Business Developer
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.65%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.65%) Architect
10 4 (2.65%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.79%) HTML
2 43 (28.48%) Web Services
3 37 (24.50%) REST
4 33 (21.85%) SOAP
5 32 (21.19%) JSON
6 24 (15.89%) WSDL
7 22 (14.57%) XSD
8 20 (13.25%) .NET
9 19 (12.58%) JMS
10 16 (10.60%) ActiveMQ
11 15 (9.93%) Apache Camel
12 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET
13 12 (7.95%) Ajax
14 9 (5.96%) jQuery
14 9 (5.96%) RESTful
15 8 (5.30%) CSS
16 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (4.64%) Spring
17 6 (3.97%) XSL
17 6 (3.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
1 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.99%) Replication
4 3 (1.99%) PKI
4 3 (1.99%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.32%) Clustering
5 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.66%) Social Media
6 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.66%) Life Science
6 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.66%) DataPower
6 1 (0.66%) PMI
6 1 (0.66%) W3C
6 1 (0.66%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.81%) Windows
2 29 (19.21%) Linux
3 15 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.61%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.97%) UNIX
6 6 (3.97%) CentOS
7 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.31%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.32%) Android
9 2 (1.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.66%) AIX
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.84%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (19.87%) ITIL
4 26 (17.22%) SOA
5 24 (15.89%) Scrum
6 23 (15.23%) OO
7 22 (14.57%) TDD
7 22 (14.57%) High Availability
8 20 (13.25%) Web Development
9 19 (12.58%) Unit Testing
9 19 (12.58%) BDD
10 16 (10.60%) Test Scripting
11 15 (9.93%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.28%) System Testing
12 11 (7.28%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.62%) Business Continuity
14 9 (5.96%) Software Engineering
14 9 (5.96%) OOP
14 9 (5.96%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.96%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 51 (33.77%) SQL
2 45 (29.80%) Java
3 27 (17.88%) PowerShell
4 26 (17.22%) JavaScript
5 24 (15.89%) VBScript
6 19 (12.58%) PHP
7 18 (11.92%) C#
7 18 (11.92%) C++
8 9 (5.96%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.96%) C
9 8 (5.30%) Python
10 7 (4.64%) PHP5
11 5 (3.31%) VB
11 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.99%) XPath
14 2 (1.32%) REXX
14 2 (1.32%) Tcl
14 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 55 (36.42%) Security Cleared
2 45 (29.80%) SC Cleared
3 21 (13.91%) MCITP
3 21 (13.91%) MCSA
3 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.62%) Degree
5 4 (2.65%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.99%) ISEB
7 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.60%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) TickIT
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (15.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.28%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.66%) vSphere
5 1 (0.66%) NFS
5 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.32%) WMI
4 1 (0.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.66%) Netcool
4 1 (0.66%) Puppet
4 1 (0.66%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.52%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) HP
3 8 (5.30%) VMware
4 6 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.99%) webMethods
5 3 (1.99%) SAP
5 3 (1.99%) CA
5 3 (1.99%) IBM
5 3 (1.99%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (1.32%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.32%) Software AG
6 2 (1.32%) Siebel
6 2 (1.32%) Clearswift
6 2 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (0.66%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.66%) Coverity
7 1 (0.66%) Serena
7 1 (0.66%) Intergraph
7 1 (0.66%) Citrix
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