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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 30 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing XML 15 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.42% 2.34% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.44% 11.94% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £346 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +18.64%
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
64 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.61% 19.59% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 30
Average daily rate £350 £316 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -8.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £583 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) CSS
2 18 (66.67%) Spring
3 16 (59.26%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) jQuery
4 15 (55.56%) HTML
5 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (40.74%) J2EE
6 11 (40.74%) CSS3
7 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
8 8 (29.63%) JAX-WS
8 8 (29.63%) Maven
8 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
8 8 (29.63%) MVC
8 8 (29.63%) Oracle
8 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
8 8 (29.63%) Ant
8 8 (29.63%) LDAP
8 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
9 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
9 7 (25.93%) Subversion
10 6 (22.22%) JSF
10 6 (22.22%) XML Schema
10 6 (22.22%) OO
10 6 (22.22%) JUnit
10 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) Apache
11 5 (18.52%) Tomcat

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (18.52%) Apache
1 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
1 5 (18.52%) ColdFusion
1 5 (18.52%) Railo
2 4 (14.81%) CMS
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.70%) Confluence
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Maven
2 8 (29.63%) Ant
2 8 (29.63%) Eclipse
3 7 (25.93%) Subversion
4 6 (22.22%) JUnit
5 5 (18.52%) Selenium
5 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.70%) Mockito
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (14.81%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.41%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Platform Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (3.70%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) CSS
1 18 (66.67%) Spring
2 16 (59.26%) jQuery
3 15 (55.56%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) CSS3
4 11 (40.74%) J2EE
5 8 (29.63%) JAX-WS
5 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
6 6 (22.22%) XML Schema
6 6 (22.22%) JSF
7 5 (18.52%) Ajax
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) XHTML
7 5 (18.52%) ColdBox
7 5 (18.52%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) JPA
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) JSP
9 3 (11.11%) SOAP
9 3 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
3 6 (22.22%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) OOD
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Content Management
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Release Management
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) SOA
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
5 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (18.52%) CFML
7 4 (14.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) MIIS
1 2 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
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