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 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 29 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing XML 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.20% 3.72% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.33% 16.22% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £411 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -16.66%
XML
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
75 74 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.59% 22.91% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 58
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £435 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) CSS
2 14 (48.28%) HTML5
2 14 (48.28%) CSS3
3 12 (41.38%) jQuery
3 12 (41.38%) .NET
3 12 (41.38%) MVC
3 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) CMS
6 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
7 7 (24.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (24.14%) Banking
7 7 (24.14%) Ajax
7 7 (24.14%) W3C
7 7 (24.14%) Adobe
7 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
7 7 (24.14%) Photoshop
7 7 (24.14%) User Experience
7 7 (24.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) XSLT

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (27.59%) CMS
2 5 (17.24%) ColdFusion
2 5 (17.24%) Railo
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Photoshop
1 7 (24.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (24.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Findur
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.45%) Cordys
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.34%) Hudson
5 3 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.90%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Visual Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (3.45%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) CSS
2 14 (48.28%) HTML5
2 14 (48.28%) CSS3
3 12 (41.38%) jQuery
3 12 (41.38%) .NET
4 8 (27.59%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
5 7 (24.14%) Ajax
6 6 (20.69%) XSLT
6 6 (20.69%) JSON
7 5 (17.24%) ColdBox
7 5 (17.24%) XHTML
7 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.79%) XSD
8 4 (13.79%) WCF
9 3 (10.34%) LINQ
9 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
9 3 (10.34%) JPA
9 3 (10.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) W3C
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Tandem
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Equities
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) MVC
2 9 (31.03%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.90%) Content Management
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) OOP
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) CFML
4 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) XQuery
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
5 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) HND
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) MIIS
1 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Murex
4 1 (3.45%) DevExpress