The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 30 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing XML 8 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.81% 2.80% 6.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 9.38% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Median daily rate £358 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% -18.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £327 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £343 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £384 £369
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.25 £45.00 £11.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.77% +276.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
XML
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
53 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.60% 29.91% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 61 55
Median daily rate £425 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.30% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for XML.

1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) CMS
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (40.00%) Sitecore
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) XSLT
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) VB
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) Content Management
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Publishing
8 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (13.33%) Selenium

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) CMS
2 6 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) JBehave
3 1 (6.67%) jMock
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) MSI
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) WiX
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Breeze.js
6 1 (6.67%) Durandal
6 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Security
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Content Management
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Document Management
3 1 (6.67%) Full Text Search
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) DevExpress
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy