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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 33 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing XML 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.74% 1.90% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.56% 4.73% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
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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
90 148 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.06% 40.11% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 111 37
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 August 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 August 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) PHP
3 10 (66.67%) OO
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) BDD
4 9 (60.00%) REST
4 9 (60.00%) PHPUnit
4 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (60.00%) Internet
4 9 (60.00%) Web Development
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) Apache
5 8 (53.33%) Subversion
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (46.67%) JSON
7 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (40.00%) Change Control
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services
9 4 (26.67%) SOAP
9 4 (26.67%) OOP
9 4 (26.67%) RESTful
10 3 (20.00%) Magento
10 3 (20.00%) MySQL
10 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (13.33%) Java

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Moodle
2 1 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) BigQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) PHPUnit
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) Subversion
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) E-Learning Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Moodle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) REST
2 7 (46.67%) JSON
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) Dojo
5 1 (6.67%) Apache CXF
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.67%) STL
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) XSD
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
5 1 (6.67%) WSDL
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) OO
3 10 (66.67%) BDD
4 9 (60.00%) Web Development
4 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Change Control
6 4 (26.67%) OOP
7 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (6.67%) B2B
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) DevOps
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) PHP5
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Google
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