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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 43 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 1 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.30% 2.74% 4.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 10.34% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Average daily rate
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£625 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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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
72 87 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.36% 26.44% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 39
Average daily rate £373 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 22 May 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 11 (52.38%) HTML
1 11 (52.38%) JSON
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) RESTful
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) Subversion
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) REST
4 8 (38.10%) CSS3
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) OO
6 6 (28.57%) Apache
6 6 (28.57%) Ajax
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) CMS
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) TeamSite
7 5 (23.81%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Spring
7 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) XSLT
7 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 5 (23.81%) BDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Subversion
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (14.29%) Ant
4 3 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.76%) QUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) HTML
1 11 (52.38%) JSON
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 10 (47.62%) RESTful
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) REST
4 8 (38.10%) CSS3
5 6 (28.57%) Ajax
6 5 (23.81%) Spring
6 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
6 5 (23.81%) XSLT
7 4 (19.05%) Struts
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (9.52%) SOAP
10 1 (4.76%) LAMP
10 1 (4.76%) KML
10 1 (4.76%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) Content Management
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) SEO
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PHP5
2 4 (19.05%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) COBOL
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Guidewire
4 1 (4.76%) Google