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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Surrey / Woking
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing XML 16 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 19.05% 27.59% 17.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.11% 61.54% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
Median daily rate £320 £275 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £275 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+20.63% +9.79%

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
38 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 45.24% 44.83% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 12
Median daily rate £450 £275 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -23.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Woking region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

XML Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 January 2017, 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 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (60.71%) Selenium
3 16 (57.14%) C#
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) SpecFlow
5 14 (50.00%) QA
6 13 (46.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (42.86%) Publishing
8 11 (39.29%) XSLT
9 10 (35.71%) Python
9 10 (35.71%) Internet
9 10 (35.71%) BDD
9 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
10 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
10 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
10 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
10 9 (32.14%) SQL
11 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
11 8 (28.57%) TDD
11 8 (28.57%) NUnit
11 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 8 (28.57%) RESTful
11 8 (28.57%) Kanban
12 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (25.00%) MarkLogic
12 7 (25.00%) .NET
12 7 (25.00%) JUnit
12 7 (25.00%) XQuery
13 6 (21.43%) SOAP

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 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (60.71%) Selenium
3 15 (53.57%) SpecFlow
4 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
5 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 8 (28.57%) NUnit
6 7 (25.00%) JUnit
7 6 (21.43%) MSTest
8 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (42.86%) Publishing
2 5 (17.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
1 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Automation Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (10.71%) XML Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Content Editor
7 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) XSLT
2 8 (28.57%) RESTful
3 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) SOAP
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (35.71%) BDD
3 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 8 (28.57%) Kanban
5 8 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (21.43%) Content Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (21.43%) MVVM
6 6 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Content Management
8 4 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.29%) Workflow
9 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (25.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Google