The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 27 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing XML 8 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.57% 3.57% 5.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 15.31% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £426 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
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Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 98 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.79% 23.33% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 67 45
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Swindon region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Swindon region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) W3C
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (35.71%) User Experience
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) HND
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (21.43%) Adobe
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (14.29%) Sass
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Metadata Management
7 2 (14.29%) Reference Data

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) SOA Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) Sass
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) JMS
6 2 (14.29%) XSLT
6 2 (14.29%) Flash
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) J2EE
7 1 (7.14%) XSD
7 1 (7.14%) JSP
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) W3C
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
3 2 (14.29%) Metadata Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Web Usability
3 2 (14.29%) RDF
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) MOF
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) EAI
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COREP
1 2 (14.29%) FINREP
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Sencha