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 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 19 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing XML 25 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.45% 10.98% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.84% 30.83% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 1
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.45 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -6.37%
XML
Oxfordshire

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
126 120 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 42.57% 35.61% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 96 24
Median daily rate £450 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -58.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
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 24 June 2016, 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 17 (53.13%) Java
1 17 (53.13%) JBoss
1 17 (53.13%) Spring
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) Web Services
3 15 (46.88%) JSON
4 14 (43.75%) REST
5 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (40.63%) TDD
5 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) WebLogic
6 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
7 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (34.38%) JUnit
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (31.25%) CSS
9 9 (28.13%) PHP
10 8 (25.00%) C#
10 8 (25.00%) SOAP
10 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.00%) Content Enrichment
11 7 (21.88%) Content Management
11 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (21.88%) XSLT
11 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
11 7 (21.88%) C++
11 7 (21.88%) Publishing
11 7 (21.88%) CMS
12 6 (18.75%) Migration

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 17 (53.13%) JBoss
2 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
3 12 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 7 (21.88%) CMS
5 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (3.13%) Apache
7 1 (3.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon S3
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) JUnit
2 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.25%) PHPUnit
6 2 (6.25%) Subversion
6 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
6 2 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 7 (21.88%) Publishing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) XML Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) AWS Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Java Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Integration Developer
6 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
8 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Spring
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) Web Services
3 15 (46.88%) JSON
4 14 (43.75%) REST
5 10 (31.25%) CSS
6 8 (25.00%) SOAP
7 7 (21.88%) XSLT
8 6 (18.75%) EJB
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
9 5 (15.63%) Apache Camel
9 5 (15.63%) Apache CXF
9 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
9 5 (15.63%) JPA
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (15.63%) RESTful
9 5 (15.63%) XML Schema
10 3 (9.38%) jQuery
11 2 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) e-Learning
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Fintech
2 2 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Animation
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (40.63%) TDD
2 8 (25.00%) Content Enrichment
2 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) Content Management
4 6 (18.75%) BDD
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Web Development
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.38%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) ERP
8 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
9 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) PHP
4 8 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
6 3 (9.38%) VB
7 2 (6.25%) PHP 5
7 2 (6.25%) SQL
7 2 (6.25%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Talend
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Google