Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 19 5
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +2
Contract jobs citing XML 7 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 16.28% 8.79% 32.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.75% 66.67% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Basildon median daily rate £450 £260 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.08% +8.33% -
Essex median daily rate £513 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +70.83% -14.29% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Basildon median hourly rate £62.50 £32.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -10.34% +10.69%
10th Percentile £61.25 £31.05 £31.13
90th Percentile £63.75 £35.55 £41.50
Essex median hourly rate £62.50 £34.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year +82.48% -6.16% +5.80%

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Basildon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 16 12 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 37.21% 13.19% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Basildon median daily rate £438 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.38% -31.73%
10th Percentile £342 £250 £256
90th Percentile £548 £500 £384
Essex median daily rate £513 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +36.67% -3.23% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 22
Basildon median hourly rate £62.50 £32.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -10.96% +5.80%
10th Percentile £26.26 £31.05 £31.28
90th Percentile £63.75 £35.55 £41.90
Essex median hourly rate £41.13 £36.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.90% +0.68% -2.67%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basildon.

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 21 January 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (71.43%) OOD
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (71.43%) Animation
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
3 5 (71.43%) GitHub
3 5 (71.43%) Core Animation
3 5 (71.43%) Core Data
3 5 (71.43%) Push Notifications
4 4 (57.14%) Gradle
5 3 (42.86%) Android Studio
5 3 (42.86%) Calabash
5 3 (42.86%) Android SDK
5 3 (42.86%) Android Development
5 3 (42.86%) Android
6 2 (28.57%) iPhone
6 2 (28.57%) JAX-WS
6 2 (28.57%) iPhone SDK
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) JPA

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Gradle
3 3 (42.86%) Android Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Calabash
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Xcode
5 1 (14.29%) AccuRev
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Android Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Core Animation
2 5 (71.43%) Core Data
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) Android SDK
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) EclipseLink
4 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone SDK
4 2 (28.57%) Java SE
4 2 (28.57%) JAX-RS
4 2 (28.57%) JAX-WS
4 2 (28.57%) JPA
4 2 (28.57%) JSR 170
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Animation
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Push Notifications
3 3 (42.86%) Android Development
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) B2C
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) IBM