The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 8 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XML 12 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 18.75% - 24.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.71% - 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 16
Median daily rate £370 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £33.64 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -1.05%
XML
Surrey

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 Woking region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 48.44% 12.77% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 23
Median daily rate £380 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Woking region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Woking region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Woking

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Woking region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Woking region with a requirement for XML.

1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 8 (40.00%) XSLT
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) Internet
5 7 (35.00%) Content Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) Publishing
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Kanban
8 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Legal
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.00%) NUnit
6 1 (5.00%) MSTest
6 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (25.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (15.00%) XML Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XSLT
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Content Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Kanban
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) API Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
8 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.00%) MVVM
8 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Google