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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 23 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 26 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.54% 6.76% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.57% 24.36% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 5
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£413 £275 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £205 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.02%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
148 78 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.90% 27.76% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 22
Average daily rate £360 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £376 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 22 (66.67%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) JSON
3 16 (48.48%) RESTful
3 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 16 (48.48%) CSS
4 15 (45.45%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) Web Services
5 14 (42.42%) HTML5
5 14 (42.42%) jQuery
6 13 (39.39%) OO
7 12 (36.36%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) CSS3
8 11 (33.33%) REST
8 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 11 (33.33%) Subversion
8 11 (33.33%) Ajax
8 11 (33.33%) Apache
9 10 (30.30%) TDD
9 10 (30.30%) Scrum
9 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
10 8 (24.24%) Change Control
10 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Spring
10 8 (24.24%) Internet
10 8 (24.24%) PHP
11 7 (21.21%) SQL
11 7 (21.21%) TeamSite
11 7 (21.21%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (33.33%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) TeamSite
2 7 (21.21%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Drupal
3 2 (6.06%) WordPress
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 11 (33.33%) Subversion
2 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 3 (9.09%) Ant
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 3 (9.09%) QUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) PHP Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Content Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) JSON
3 16 (48.48%) RESTful
3 16 (48.48%) CSS
4 14 (42.42%) Web Services
4 14 (42.42%) HTML5
4 14 (42.42%) jQuery
5 12 (36.36%) CSS3
6 11 (33.33%) REST
6 11 (33.33%) Ajax
7 8 (24.24%) Spring
8 6 (18.18%) Spring MVC
9 5 (15.15%) XSLT
10 4 (12.12%) Leaflet
10 4 (12.12%) PostGIS
10 4 (12.12%) KML
10 4 (12.12%) Google Maps API
10 4 (12.12%) SOAP
10 4 (12.12%) Struts
11 3 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) W3C
2 1 (3.03%) Statistics
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) OO
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
3 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (24.24%) Change Control
4 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
5 7 (21.21%) MVC
5 7 (21.21%) Content Management
5 7 (21.21%) Web Development
5 7 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (21.21%) BDD
6 5 (15.15%) OOP
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.06%) SEO
9 1 (3.03%) Validation
9 1 (3.03%) Project Management
9 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) PHP
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) PHP5
6 2 (6.06%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) COBOL
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
3 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) WCAG
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
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