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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 38 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 11 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.24% 3.42% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.67% 23.44% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £313 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £469 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
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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
75 64 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.27% 14.61% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 46
Average daily rate £400 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £433 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) .NET
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) jQuery
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 8 (42.11%) IIS
5 8 (42.11%) HTML
5 8 (42.11%) SOAP
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
6 7 (36.84%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
7 6 (31.58%) Web Services
7 6 (31.58%) XSD
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) MVC
7 6 (31.58%) WPF
8 5 (26.32%) Ajax
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) XSLT
9 4 (21.05%) IBM
9 4 (21.05%) SOA
10 3 (15.79%) ETL
10 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
10 3 (15.79%) Apple
10 3 (15.79%) Workflow

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SOA Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) XML Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Architect
6 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
4 8 (42.11%) SOAP
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) XSD
6 6 (31.58%) WPF
7 5 (26.32%) Ajax
8 4 (21.05%) XSLT
9 2 (10.53%) Flash
9 2 (10.53%) XHTML
9 2 (10.53%) JSON
9 2 (10.53%) HTML5
9 2 (10.53%) Sass
10 1 (5.26%) REST
10 1 (5.26%) CSS3
10 1 (5.26%) Sencha Touch
10 1 (5.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) W3C
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
2 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) Web Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
3 3 (15.79%) Content Management
3 3 (15.79%) BPEL
3 3 (15.79%) Web Usability
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Metadata Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
5 2 (10.53%) XQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
1 2 (10.53%) COREP
1 2 (10.53%) FINREP
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Apple
2 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Ektron
4 1 (5.26%) Sencha