The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 14 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing XML 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.20% 1.92% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.13% 9.09% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£415 £315 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.74% -24.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £315 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £315 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 25.60% 21.15% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 9
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £418 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) JSON
5 6 (46.15%) Adobe Captivate
5 6 (46.15%) Graphic Design
5 6 (46.15%) E-Learning
5 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (46.15%) Adobe
5 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 3 (23.08%) PKI
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) AWK
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (23.08%) AIX
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) LDAP
6 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) C
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) VMS
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Serena SBM
2 1 (7.69%) QUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) E-Learning Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Dojo
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) E-Learning
1 6 (46.15%) Graphic Design
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) AIX
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) VMS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
1 1 (7.69%) E-business
1 1 (7.69%) ITSM
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (7.69%) TDD
1 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
1 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
1 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
1 1 (7.69%) SIEM
1 1 (7.69%) Change Control
1 1 (7.69%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) AWK
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) CISM
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Serena
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco