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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 30 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing XML 8 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.23% 6.39% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.56% 23.14% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £408 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +1.14%
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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
59 121 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.43% 27.63% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 79 30
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (45.45%) HTML5
5 9 (40.91%) CSS3
5 9 (40.91%) W3C
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) User Experience
6 8 (36.36%) C#
6 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 8 (36.36%) Banking
7 7 (31.82%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
7 7 (31.82%) Adobe
7 7 (31.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (27.27%) CMS
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) JSON
9 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (22.73%) Degree
9 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) XSLT
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) Web Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (27.27%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
1 7 (31.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Visual Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Photoshop Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Architect
5 1 (4.55%) UI Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) CSS3
3 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) XSLT
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (18.18%) Sass
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.09%) Flash
9 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
9 2 (9.09%) WCF
10 1 (4.55%) WPF
10 1 (4.55%) LINQ
10 1 (4.55%) REST
10 1 (4.55%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) W3C
1 9 (40.91%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.09%) Tandem
4 1 (4.55%) Derivative
4 1 (4.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (18.18%) Web Development
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) MOF
4 2 (9.09%) RDF
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) EAI
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Web Usability
4 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
4 2 (9.09%) Web Design
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Content Management
4 2 (9.09%) Information Management
4 2 (9.09%) Web Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.09%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.55%) VB6
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.09%) WCAG
1 2 (9.09%) COREP
1 2 (9.09%) FINREP
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Adobe
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 2 (9.09%) Teradata
5 1 (4.55%) Sencha
5 1 (4.55%) Murex
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle