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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 43 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 3 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.72% 5.68% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.84% 21.21% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £298 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.54 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -14.28%
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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
62 99 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.98% 26.76% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 68 37
Average daily rate £375 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
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 4 March 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 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (42.86%) HTML5
3 9 (42.86%) CSS3
3 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Adobe
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 7 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (33.33%) Banking
5 7 (33.33%) W3C
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (33.33%) User Experience
5 7 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (28.57%) JSON
6 6 (28.57%) CMS
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) XSLT
7 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
7 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
7 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (19.05%) jQuery
8 4 (19.05%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 7 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Findur
1 1 (4.76%) Cordys
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Hudson
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Designer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.76%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) HTML5
2 9 (42.86%) CSS3
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (28.57%) JSON
4 6 (28.57%) XSLT
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) LINQ
8 2 (9.52%) Sass
8 2 (9.52%) Ajax
8 2 (9.52%) WCF
8 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (4.76%) J2EE
9 1 (4.76%) XSD
9 1 (4.76%) XSL
9 1 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) W3C
1 7 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Tandem
4 1 (4.76%) Equities
4 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) XQuery
5 1 (4.76%) VB6
5 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) HND
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) WCAG
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Murex