The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Southampton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 37 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing XML 7 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.02% 4.53% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.79% 22.22% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
121 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 34.97% 20.39% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 34 31
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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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 25 July 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 10 (58.82%) HTML
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) MySQL
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Spring
4 5 (29.41%) Ajax
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Classic ASP
6 3 (17.65%) JSP
6 3 (17.65%) Servlets
6 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (17.65%) Flash
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) WinForms
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) Struts
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) REST

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Quickr
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) JDeveloper
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) QUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Classic ASP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) SOAP
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) Spring
4 5 (29.41%) Ajax
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) Classic ASP
6 3 (17.65%) JSP
6 3 (17.65%) Servlets
6 3 (17.65%) Flash
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) Struts
6 3 (17.65%) WinForms
7 2 (11.76%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.88%) JSON
8 1 (5.88%) Dojo
8 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) DTV
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
1 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) SOA
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) SysML
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) UML
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.88%) SAP