The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XML
Essex / Basildon
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing XML 4 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 20.00% 22.73% 33.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.14% 45.45% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £250 £240 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -28.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -15.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £30.50 £33.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £30.50 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.23% -5.00%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Basildon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7 11 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon 35.00% 50.00% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £240 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £38.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -20.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £30.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £34.80 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basildon citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Basildon

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Basildon.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Basildon

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Basildon

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Basildon region with a requirement for XML.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) JSON
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Unix
4 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 7 (70.00%) CRM
4 7 (70.00%) Adobe
4 7 (70.00%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (60.00%) Unica
5 6 (60.00%) B2C
5 6 (60.00%) PHP
6 4 (40.00%) Analytics
6 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (30.00%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) OOD
8 2 (20.00%) Animation
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (20.00%) Core Animation
8 2 (20.00%) RESTful
8 2 (20.00%) GitHub
8 2 (20.00%) MVC
8 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (20.00%) JUnit
8 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (60.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) DataStage
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Calabash
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) CRM Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) JSON
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) Core Animation
4 2 (20.00%) Core Data
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
5 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (10.00%) iPhone SDK
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) CRM
2 6 (60.00%) B2C
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Push Notifications
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Password Management
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Adobe
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata