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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 38 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing XML 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.56% 2.81% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 15.25% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -2.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
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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
144 59 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.40% 18.44% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 35 29
Average daily rate £353 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 18 September 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Spring
3 7 (50.00%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 4 (28.57%) Dojo
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) QUnit
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) JSP
7 3 (21.43%) Servlets
7 3 (21.43%) Struts
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
7 3 (21.43%) Flash
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) SOA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) QUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) Spring
2 7 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) JSON
4 4 (28.57%) Dojo
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) Flash
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) Servlets
5 3 (21.43%) Struts
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (7.14%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) SysML
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) BPEL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore