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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 46 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing XML 6 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.41% 2.45% 4.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.94% 9.18% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
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£525 £313 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £390 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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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
101 98 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.76% 26.63% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 41
Average daily rate £375 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (58.06%) JSON
2 17 (54.84%) RESTful
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
3 16 (51.61%) Linux
4 15 (48.39%) Web Services
4 15 (48.39%) CSS
4 15 (48.39%) Subversion
5 14 (45.16%) jQuery
6 13 (41.94%) HTML5
6 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 13 (41.94%) OO
7 12 (38.71%) Apache
7 12 (38.71%) REST
7 12 (38.71%) CSS3
8 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
8 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
8 11 (35.48%) Ajax
8 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
9 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
10 9 (29.03%) Change Control
10 9 (29.03%) TDD
10 9 (29.03%) Internet
10 9 (29.03%) Java
11 8 (25.81%) PHP
11 8 (25.81%) BDD
12 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (22.58%) PHP5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (38.71%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Subversion
2 11 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.13%) Selenium
4 4 (12.90%) PHPUnit
5 3 (9.68%) Maven
5 3 (9.68%) Ant
5 3 (9.68%) JUnit
6 1 (3.23%) QUnit
6 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (12.90%) Banking
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) JSON
2 17 (54.84%) RESTful
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
3 15 (48.39%) Web Services
3 15 (48.39%) CSS
4 14 (45.16%) jQuery
5 13 (41.94%) HTML5
6 12 (38.71%) REST
6 12 (38.71%) CSS3
7 11 (35.48%) Ajax
8 6 (19.35%) Spring
8 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
9 5 (16.13%) .NET
9 5 (16.13%) XSLT
10 4 (12.90%) SOAP
10 4 (12.90%) Struts
10 4 (12.90%) Leaflet
10 4 (12.90%) PostGIS
10 4 (12.90%) KML
10 4 (12.90%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) W3C
2 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) OO
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Change Control
5 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) BDD
7 7 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (22.58%) Web Development
7 7 (22.58%) MVC
8 5 (16.13%) OOP
9 4 (12.90%) Content Management
10 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.45%) SEO
11 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (3.23%) System Testing
12 1 (3.23%) OWASP
12 1 (3.23%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) PHP
5 7 (22.58%) PHP5
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) HNC
2 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Google
3 3 (9.68%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Guidewire
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