The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 30 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing XML 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.09% 1.18% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 5.05% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate £488 £550 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +74.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £362 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £36.65
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.14%
XML
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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 99 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.22% 23.29% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 69
Average daily rate £349 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Moq
3 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
3 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Stewardship
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (27.27%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
1 2 (18.18%) CTI
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) Moq
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Xcode
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) GitLab
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) COM
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) NHibernate
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) STL
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 2 (18.18%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Content Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
1 2 (18.18%) Data Security
1 2 (18.18%) Data Stewardship
1 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
1 2 (18.18%) Document Management
1 2 (18.18%) ETL
1 2 (18.18%) Information Management
1 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
1 2 (18.18%) OOD
1 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow