The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 23 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 17 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.09% 1.81% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.78% 4.72% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Median daily rate £500 £300 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -37.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
- +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £30.35
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +21.93%

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
133 106 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.82% 38.41% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 89 65
Median daily rate £475 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £49.50 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.37% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Oxford region with a requirement for XML.

1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) XSLT
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) JSON
5 13 (39.39%) REST
6 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 10 (30.30%) XPath
7 10 (30.30%) XML Schema
8 9 (27.27%) MVC
8 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 9 (27.27%) SQL
8 9 (27.27%) Spring
9 8 (24.24%) TDD
9 8 (24.24%) Release Management
9 8 (24.24%) RESTful
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (21.21%) Java EE
10 7 (21.21%) MySQL
10 7 (21.21%) Oracle
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) Web Services
11 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
11 6 (18.18%) RDF
11 6 (18.18%) HTML
11 6 (18.18%) Perl
11 6 (18.18%) PHP
11 6 (18.18%) Drupal
11 6 (18.18%) Grails
11 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (18.18%) Drupal
1 6 (18.18%) SilverStripe
2 5 (15.15%) JBoss
3 4 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.09%) nginx
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
6 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.03%) CMS
6 1 (3.03%) GeoServer
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) Perch
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) JUnit
3 4 (12.12%) Ant
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) JIRA
3 4 (12.12%) Maven
3 4 (12.12%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (9.09%) Gradle
4 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.06%) Mockito
5 2 (6.06%) Xcode
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) AWS Developer
5 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Designer
6 3 (9.09%) ETL Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) XML Architect
6 3 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) XSLT
2 14 (42.42%) JSON
3 13 (39.39%) REST
4 10 (30.30%) XML Schema
5 9 (27.27%) Spring
6 8 (24.24%) RESTful
7 7 (21.21%) Java EE
7 7 (21.21%) Web Services
8 6 (18.18%) Grails
8 6 (18.18%) HTML
9 5 (15.15%) Laravel
9 5 (15.15%) SOAP
9 5 (15.15%) Symfony
10 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.12%) HTML5
10 4 (12.12%) JMS
10 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 4 (12.12%) JSF
10 4 (12.12%) Play Framework
10 4 (12.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) SCORM
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) Release Management
3 8 (24.24%) TDD
4 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) RDF
4 6 (18.18%) Secure Coding
5 5 (15.15%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 5 (15.15%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) Content Enrichment
6 4 (12.12%) ETL
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Content Development
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (9.09%) Metadata Management
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) XPath
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Ansible
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Talend
3 1 (3.03%) BMC
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) HEAT Software
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.03%) Telerik
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