The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Swindon region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 39 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.63% 1.73% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.29% 8.24% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £346 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +9.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 85 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.85% 20.99% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 27
Average daily rate £320 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
XML
Wiltshire

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 July 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 July 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 31 (88.57%) Spring
2 28 (80.00%) CSS
3 27 (77.14%) Java
4 25 (71.43%) SQL
5 19 (54.29%) jQuery
6 18 (51.43%) Maven
6 18 (51.43%) J2EE
6 18 (51.43%) Oracle
6 18 (51.43%) Ant
6 18 (51.43%) JUnit
7 17 (48.57%) XML Schema
7 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
8 16 (45.71%) Subversion
8 16 (45.71%) Eclipse
8 16 (45.71%) Configuration Management
9 15 (42.86%) PL/SQL
9 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
10 14 (40.00%) JSF
10 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (40.00%) WebLogic
11 13 (37.14%) JAX-WS
11 13 (37.14%) CSS3
12 12 (34.29%) LDAP
13 11 (31.43%) UNIX
13 11 (31.43%) Linux
13 11 (31.43%) HTML
14 10 (28.57%) OO
14 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
14 10 (28.57%) Web Services
15 9 (25.71%) Finance

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (25.71%) Apache
2 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
3 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.43%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (11.43%) IIS
5 3 (8.57%) SAS
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (5.71%) CMS
7 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.86%) Confluence
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) LDAP
2 4 (11.43%) X.509
2 4 (11.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Maven
1 18 (51.43%) Ant
1 18 (51.43%) JUnit
2 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
3 16 (45.71%) Subversion
3 16 (45.71%) Eclipse
4 8 (22.86%) Mockito
5 5 (14.29%) Selenium
5 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.57%) Gradle
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 5 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 3 (8.57%) UI Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) WebLogic Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.86%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) Spring
2 28 (80.00%) CSS
3 19 (54.29%) jQuery
4 18 (51.43%) J2EE
5 17 (48.57%) XML Schema
6 14 (40.00%) JSF
7 13 (37.14%) JAX-WS
7 13 (37.14%) CSS3
8 11 (31.43%) HTML
9 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
9 10 (28.57%) Web Services
10 4 (11.43%) SAML
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) SOAP
11 3 (8.57%) Guice
11 3 (8.57%) WCF
11 3 (8.57%) Spring MVC
11 3 (8.57%) PowerMock
12 2 (5.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 2 (5.71%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) DTV
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) UNIX
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Configuration Management
2 10 (28.57%) OO
3 9 (25.71%) OOD
3 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) Validation
4 4 (11.43%) SOA
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.71%) UML
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) OOP
7 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) Java
2 25 (71.43%) SQL
3 15 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (11.43%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (5.71%) MIIS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) DevExpress
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